Verve August Diva Inspirations Challenge Blog Hop

It’s time for the Verve Divas to bring you our monthly Diva Inspirations Challenge and Blog Hop! There are two ways to win Verve prizes: comment on the design team’s blog hop posts (linked below) to see their take on the inspiration, then go get inky and link up your take on the challenge to be eligible in our prize drawings! You have the rest of the month to link up, so feel free to play as often as you like.

Our August challenge is Celebrate
Sparkle and Shine by Jen Shults
I had SO MUCH FUN making this card for today’s blog hop. I made a big giant mess with Heidi Swapp’s Color Shine Spray and it was awesome. I made the background paper with Distress Reinkers (Worn Lipstick and Spun Sugar) along with Gold Color Shine Spray.
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For the sentiment cluster I used the Flourished Tag Die Set, Banner Bundle Die Set, Jotted Heart Die, Butterfly Dreams Die Set (all from Verve) and a Sizzix Scribbles and Splat die. The sentiment is from Sparkly Dreams.
My card also happens to be for one of the awesome Dare to Get Dirty challenges over on Splitcoaststampers!
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It’s our Anni-VERVE-sary month, so we’re celebrating! Create a card to celebrate something or someone special, an anniversary, birthday, new baby, any occasion filled with joy! Use the inspiration or go off on your own tangent, just share a celebration with us!Click here to link up your challenge entries
Challenge deadline: Monday, August 31.
Prize: $30 gift voucher to the Verve online store!

Need a little inspiration? Check out the blogs linked below to see what the other Divas did with the challenge! It’s sure to be a treat, and speaking of treats, we’ve got a prize for one lucky commenter along the hop! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the prize info and deadlines!

1. Julee 6. Susan
2. Amy 7. Maureen
3. Betty 8. Marisa
4. Jen 9. Charmaine
5. Sarah

Card Supplies:
StampsSparkly Dreams (Verve)
Paper: Earl Grey, Sugar Cube, Oreo Cardstock (Taylored Expressions), Watercolor paper (Canson), Glitter paper (American Crafts), Gray Stripe (Scrap out of my scrap box)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)
AccessoriesFlourished Tag Die Set, Banner Bundle Die Set, Jotted Heart Die, Butterfly Dreams Die Set (Verve), Scribbles and Splat die (Sizzix), flower (Recollections), baker’s twine, foam squares (Scrapbook Adhesives), Quick Dry Adhesive (3M)

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