Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A Diva Dare Case

A Diva Dare's been thrown out by Laurie this month. The dare is to CASE a Diva, and I have the honor of CASEing Jackie. What fun to be "Jackie" for awhile. Channeling her diva skills, using her sketch...and ideas....*grin*. Pure stamping fun!!

Now comes the really hard part. Choosing one of Jackie's stunning cards. No easy task, let me tell you. I finally settled on THIS ONE, because I liked the layout and shapes she used. I don't normally think vertical like this sketch suggests, so it was fun to work with. She also has a fabulous way of working with colors and patterns. I loved the horizontal striped panel in the back.



So, for my CASE, I used the same set, Sunny Days, for the flowers and leaves, and added a sentiment from the set Making a Statement. I changed my shapes up a bit, and added some Webster's Pages flocked netting behind the main panel. I also changed my color palette.

That's it for my card. Let me remind you how these dares work. If you make a card and link it to the first diva dare post HERE, you have a chance to win a $30 Verve gift certificate. By leaving comments in you have an opportunity to win a Verve set of your choice. Now doesn't that sound fun? So, head on over to the Verve Stamps blog for all the details.

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Stamps: Sunny Days and Making a Statement (Verve) Paper: PTI, Breeze (Lost & Found MME) Ink: Rich Cocoa (Memento), Brushed Corduroy (Ranger Distress) Accessories: Leafy Sprigs die (Verve), Labels 1 and Fancy Tags 3 dies (Spellbinders), Cream Viva Decor Gel Pens, Netting (Webster's Pages), Sewing Machine

8 comments:

Jennifer Shults said...

This is so gorgeous and elegant! OH MY WORD! I love it!!! I haven't had time to play with many Verve challenges lately but I may just have to make some time for this one! I LOVE it!!!

Melissa Cash said...

This is so pretty! I love the soft colors and the little Viva Decor pearls are perfect.

Susan (rainy) said...

What a beautiful card! Such a gorgeous design.. Love this!

renee said...

well done, such a beautiful well thought out card. thanks for sharing.

Denisse said...

oh so pretty! and super fab!! i love it!

Sankari W. said...

So incredibly GORGEOUS Tosh! This creation is such a gorgeous blend of you and Jackie - love those soft colors and beautiful flowers with pearls on them! So lovely!! I love this awesome JacTosh, Tokie, JacTOSHkie, ToJacksh creation!!! Big big big hugs my sweet friend!

Pet73 said...

Wow, this is so pretty! And sooo elegant!

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful EVerYthing on this one!

 
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