Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Verve February Diva Inspiration Hop - Floral Fantasy


Welcome to Verve's February Diva Inspiration Hop. It's the 5th of the month and that means it's hopping time! This month we've got a bloomin' good challenge for you along with our usual inspiration! So in addition to a comment prize hidden along the hop, you can play along with the challenge and link up your creation for a chance to win another prize!

Our February challenge is Floral Fantasy:



February is the month of love and flowers are a popular gift
so add some petal power to your cards this month!
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. Julee11. Tiffany
2. Amy12. Maureen
3. Anya13. Stacey - That's me!
4. Betty14. Christyne
5. Jessica15. Teresa
6. Karen16. Marisa
7. Sankari17. Charmaine
8. Sarah18. Janelle
9. Sony19. Jen
10. Susan


If you need a great sketch to get your mojo going, head on over and check out this week's Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge #331!  It's a keeper...and it's contest week...new Verve for some lucky participants!

The colors and florals from the inspiration photo led me directly to some pretty Echo Park papers called Beautiful Day!  What better stamp set than Verve's Sunny Days, Pennant Trim, Sweet Scallop, Floral Circles & Leafy Sprigs Dies to brighten things up even more!  

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Stamps:  Sunny Days (Verve)
Ink:  Picked Raspberry, Evergreen Bough Distress (Ranger)
Paper:  Baja Breeze (SU), White, Beautiful Day (Echo Park)
Other:  Pennant Banner, Sweet Scallop Tag, Floral Circles, Leafy Sprigs (A Cut Above by Verve), Fishtail Flag Stax Die-namics, Buttons (MFT), Natural Hemp Cord (Hemptique), Stickles


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38 comments:

Kim S said...

My budget is in so much trouble with this entire blog hop!! I am seeing florals that I had never noticed before. Your bold pink flowers have turned me on to yet another fun set!

kReN said...

That wide banner is a great addition to cards. I like how it works well with all the other elements.

Thanks for sharing your creativity!
kReN@ http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

Tina said...

Very happy and colorful card. Love the use of the florals.

Marisa said...

Loev how you used those flowers and the pops of pink are great.

Iris said...

Pretty card - I love all the layers, the colors and the fluffy bow.
isoscia at aol dot com

Amy C. said...

Very pretty card and I love the colors you used!
clayandamy@sbcglobal.net

dj said...

sweet...way to go rocking the color combo from the inspiration picture!!

May So said...

It's beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration.

bearsmother said...

You made use of all of the colors. Great card. Love the pennant die cuts.

cm said...

Absolutely stunning! I'm ready for the blossoms and blooms of spring to arrive, too! Your card makes me smile!!
c

Ruthie said...

WOW! Pretty card! Love all your layers and the color combo is great.

Papercrafting Princess said...

I'm sure it was fun to make. Love it

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful card, Stacey!

grandmato19 said...

Aaah! Seeing way too many things that I am in love with, which means my wish list grows and grows! Beautiful layered card!

Kris B said...

Fantastic card! Very cheery! Love all the layers!

Jennipher said...

You are spot on with the colors from the inspiration pic! Way to go. Love everything about it.

Heather said...

Very pretty! Such a great combo of papers and patterns. The pennant trim is one of my favorite dies.

Julie S. said...

So pretty! I really like how you put everything together.

Jean Bullock said...

What fun layers! I especially like the woodgrain banner. Well done.

Christine said...

Love the use of patterns on the tiny pennants. This card is so cheerful!

Marlene said...

Beautiful Card! Love all the layers and your take on the sketch.

Mary-Anne V said...

Wonderful colour combo and use of the sketch.

Bill Ali said...

Lovely colour combo chosen

JoAnn said...

Very pretty. Love the colors.

Sharon said...

Great card - what a fun design with all the layers!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Oh how pretty and cheery. I love the rainbow banner and stitching. The pink buttons are perfect to go with the button centers of these pretty flowers.

Sue D said...

How fun and festive!

Sharyn Polesel said...

Love all of the layers and the great colors!

D- said...

LOVE your sweet card.
Great comb.
Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Daniela Dobson said...

Adorable!! Love all the little elements.

mamichelle said...

Wow, this is amazing!

Miriam Prantner said...

Loving the bright colors and layers in this card!

cghundley said...

Wow, lots of
fun things on
your card! It's
delightful!
Carla from Utah

Anita in France said...

Spring's arrived with your card, Stacey ... gorgeous colours and such lovely layers! Anita :)

Becki with an i blog said...

Lots of lovely layers! Nice

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

I love the colors on this! It's a happy card! : )

robinann17 said...

The pink flowers on your card are so lovely...and I LOVE the tiny chevron banner flags - darling!

Elizabeth Sarkisyan said...

Love the layers, colors, and twine!! So cute