Diva Dare – The Best Is Yet To Come

It’s my day to host the Diva Dare over on the Verve Stamps blog! You can catch my post here

Diva Dare

The Best Is Yet To Come

For my card I started with what I typically start with – a kraft cardbase and I roughed up the edges a bit with a distress tool. Next I layered up a the background with patterned paper from my scrap pile (I believe it’s MME’s Nostalgia). I edged the patterned paper with Picket Fence Distress Paint (a la Janelle) but once it dried it was pretty sheer and didn’t pick up in the photo, it shows up more in person. Lastly I stitched the edges. For the middle panel I embossed a rectangle of kraft with a quatrefoil embossing folder, distressed it, edged it with Picket Fence Distress Paint, edged with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and stitched the edges. Over this I layered a thin strip of patterned paper, also edged with Vintage Photo and adhered this to the background and wrapped it with twine thread. The sentiment panel is stamped using the frame from On Occasion  the small flower and sentiment from Let It Be and die cut using the Occasion Frame Die. This was adhered with foam tape.

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Deadline to link your cards is 5PM Mountain on Thursday, June 27.  Entries must be new (posted 6/11 or later), include at least one Verve product, include some type of coloring/painting (with an option of adding kraft cardstock or mixed media, but this is not required) and be linked up to the linky widget by 5pm Mountain on 6/27/13.
During this month’s Diva Dare, there are 2 prizes up for grabs!

Win a $40 Gift Certificate to Verve Stamps! Take our Puddles of Colour Dare and link up your card (created June 11th or later) to the linky widget below to be eligible to win.  One participant will be randomly selected to win the gift certificate.  You can enter as many times as you like, but each card needs to be in a separate post.

Win a set of your choice! For another chance to win some new Verve, leave a little comment love on our design team’s “Puddles of Colour” Diva Dare posts! One lucky commenter will win a Verve stamp set of his or her choice, so be sure to tune in each day!  Comment deadline to be entered in our prize drawing is June 27, 2013..

Winners will be announced on June 28, 2013.

- Go forth and get inky! We DARE you! -

3 Comments on "Diva Dare – The Best Is Yet To Come"

  1. Gisela says:

    Love the frame! Your card is very cute, great colors and textures.

  2. Betty says:

    I love your cards!!! I have bookmarked your tutorials. I only have a few minutes to take a look but will be back, glad I found your blog. Just love the look.

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