September 5, 2014

Verve Divas Inspiration Hop {September}

Welcome to Verve's September Diva Inspirations Hop. It's the 5th of the month and that means it's time for the Divas to serve up some fresh inspiration with their Verve stamps! Leave some comment love along the hop spots for a chance to win a prize, then grab some stamps and play along with our September inspiration challenge for another chance to win!

This month's challenge is entitled Sweet September:



Sugar-high! Get sugary sweet with pastels, cupcakes or candy. Create a calorie free confection to delight the senses! Feel free to use the graphic as inspiration or not.




I loved the soft, pastel colors in this month's inspiration graphic, so I let those beautiful colors stir my creativity today.  I grabbed some of the papers from Now & Then "Mildred" and created the background.  I stamped the banner from Wonderful Marvelous in Smoke ink and then stamped the cupcake from With Love in the same muted color.  The happy birthday sentiment is from Treasured Words, which I stamped in black ink. The layout is this week's Sweet Sunday Sketch - SSSC234.

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. Julee7. Sarah
2. Amy8. Sony
3. Anya9. Susan
4. Betty10. Maureen
5. Karen11. Stacey
6. Sankari12. Marisa


Anni-VERVE-sary Sale

We've got some sweet savings in the store with all of our brand new releases marked 10% off and some of our sweetest stamps & dies from releases past marked 20% off!

Thanks so much for stopping by!




recipe -
stamps: with love (verve), wonderful marvelous (verve), treasured words (verve)
paper: whip cream (mft), smoke (sss), now & then "mildred" 6x6 (mme)
ink: smoke (sss), black licorice (mft)
accessories: shine bright sequin mix (verve), pinking edge circle stax (mft), pierced circle stax (mft), horizontal stitched strips (mft), pierced rectangle stax (mft), foam tape

41 comments:

  1. Very pretty card. I like the soft almost tone on tone stamping of the banner and cupcake.

    ReplyDelete
  2. absolutely sweet and love the beautiful color palette.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Love the soft colors of this card :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. Oh, sweet card. I love the soft colours and the polka dots & stripes mixed together.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Such a pretty card - love the soft colors and the layers.
    isoscia at aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  6. So pretty Karen...I love the softness of your cards!

    ReplyDelete
  7. So pretty. Love the soft colors and design.

    ReplyDelete
  8. This is so pretty. Love the soft colors.

    ReplyDelete
  9. This is so pretty. Love the soft colors.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Love how you used the patterned paper! I have a ton of dsp, and I so struggle to use it!

    ReplyDelete
  11. So pretty - love the soft colors!

    ReplyDelete
  12. I like the limited number of colors and the use of pastel colors.
    Great card.
    thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Very cute--I like this color combo and the polka dots.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Fabulous use of that color palette. Love it in those very soft pastel tones!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  15. Adorable card! Love the soft colors! Love the cupcake in the background of the sentiment! Sweet!

    ReplyDelete
  16. I love your soft color scheme. Very lovely card.

    ReplyDelete
  17. Great soft colours esp. the softly inked cupcake.

    ReplyDelete
  18. I just love the colors you used on your card! Just lovely!

    ReplyDelete
  19. Love the choice of soft color :) cute cute cute card!

    ReplyDelete
  20. Just a very elegant clean looking card. Nice.

    ReplyDelete
  21. What a sweet card! Perfect for a little girl!

    ReplyDelete
  22. Love the soft colors in this card....... beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  23. Oh so pretty! I love the soft pinks and grays you used and the pretty touches of bling with the sequins!

    ReplyDelete
  24. I love the soft pastels on this and the use of patterned paper. Lovely card!!

    ReplyDelete
  25. Oh my goodness, Karen. I love the subtlety of the colors you used. Really soft and pretty.

    ReplyDelete
  26. sweet card love the soft colors

    ReplyDelete
  27. Very cute, and I love the color combo.

    ReplyDelete
  28. What an elegant card, I particularly love the banners and the sequins.

    ReplyDelete
  29. Karen, Absolutely sweet and beautiful color palette, but so not a surprise you always do great work!

    ReplyDelete
  30. This is lovely Karen. Beautiful colors too.

    ReplyDelete
  31. I LOVE your colors, too. Thanks for sharing your BEAUTIFUL card.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

    ReplyDelete
  32. Such soft and pretty colors and papers, just darling!

    ReplyDelete
  33. Wow, this is beautiful! My fave so far on the hop!

    ReplyDelete
  34. Queen of CAS cards. This is just lovely.
    Sue

    ReplyDelete
  35. Pretty card. Love the light stamping and layers. AJ

    ReplyDelete
  36. So cute and love how you stamped the cupcake behind the sentiment and added the banners!

    ReplyDelete