Monday, October 3, 2011

Said if you want to call me baby, just go ahead now...and if you like to tell me maybe, just go ahead now...

Welcome to the October Diva Inspirations Blog Hop! Our Diva Inspirations and Release teams are here to start your month off right with a little Verve inspiration! Take a little peek at each of the fabulous blogs below and leave a little comment love for their Verve-alicious eye candy and you just might win some Vervey goodness of your very own!
Diva Inspirations Blog Hop
Master Hop List
1. Julee9. Charmaine
2. Betty10. Sankari
3. Dawn11. Teresa
4. Jen d.12. Andrea
5. Lynda13. Tosh
6. Shannan14. Maureen
7. Sony15. Amy
8. Susan16. Laurie
We've hidden a little mystery prize on one of today's hop spots, so be sure to leave a little comment love as you hop around for a chance to win!
Comment Deadline: 11:59pm Mountain, October 10
Prize: $30 gift certificate to Verve

I used this week's Viva La Verve Sketch for my card today. I needed a birthday card for a special kid...what do you think?


I paired Happy Days and Relax to come up with this surf and sun card. Here's a closer look at some of the details:


I had a blast with this one, and I hope it's a hit to the recipient! Now it's time to hop on over to see what amazing stuff my girl Sony has for you. Have a fabulous day!!


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69 comments:

Dawn Easton said...

Love those sets! This card is so fun, Shannan! Fantastic!

Teresa Kline said...

hey girl, now this is fun...luv the waves.....we had 40ish degrees at nights and only 50ish during the day the last two days....brrrrr.....hope you are good, have a great week!

enjoy *~*

MmSs said...

I think that this is one gorgeous card for a kid's birthday. I'm shure he/she will love it!

Wanda Cullen said...

Awesome dude! Hmmm...guess you'd be a dudette - lol! The surfboards in the BG are perfect for your tropical b-day theme...fun and cute card!

Wanda Cullen said...

Awesome dude! Hmmm...guess you'd be a dudette - lol! The surfboards in the BG are perfect for your tropical b-day theme...fun and cute card!

SusieQ said...

Love this...I always love beachy stuff...such an exciting feeling.

Joan Robertson said...

Feel free to send this my way...LOL! Adorable card. Love the wave detail. :-)

Scrapbooking by Phyllis said...

What a fun and great card for a birthday! Love the tropical theme!

Helen said...

A very cute card. Makes you think of summer fun.

Radha said...

Love the palm! So summer!

Dori said...

What a fun card! Love the waves

Lisa M. (aka Lisabee) said...

this is so fun! Perfect for a kid!

Marisa said...

Fabulously done, Shannan :) Love the bright blue you used and great take on the Verve sketch! Makes me want to go to Hawaii :)

Miriam Prantner said...

So fun!

windycindy said...

Your card is fabulous for that
special kid...Ingenious water design!
Thanks, Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

Queen Mary said...

I think it's AWESOME! And right about now I could use some of that summer feeling -- Autumn came all at once! Excellent card!

kksb said...

Cool card!

Kay Long said...

Fun card Shannon. Thank you for sharing.

Samantha said...

Great card. Thanks for sharing

Chunyuan said...

awesome. Thanks for sharing.

Basslady said...

my goodness! what a cool inspiration this card is!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

melinda said...

Great waves, fun card for sure.

Scrappin Thread said...

How fun! I love the Awesome stamp.

Jackie E. said...

Great card!

Tanya said...

Beautiful! I love the texture and twine. and how awesome that you stamped your dp, cool!

Connie MacFarlane said...

Fun kid's card! Thanks for sharing.

Gretchen said...

I think this special kid will think it's awesome! Great job!

Jan Garber said...

Great card, making me yearn for the beach!

Lynn said...

Love this...fabulous colors!

Lea L. said...

What a fun card!! I love the palm tree!!

dj said...

Beautifully done....would have been perfect for my sis....she just celebrated her 40th in Jamaica with a bunch of her girlfriends!! I love the embossing and white gel pen accents!!

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Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

GREAT card! Perfect for so many things!

Lin said...

What a unique card! Love all the fun elements!

Anonymous said...

Perfect kids card! So encouraging and great fun details! Very love~vervely!
;-)
Beth Greco

Laura said...

Your card makes me want to go to the beach!

Karen said...

This card just makes me smile! Great!

joanieg said...

This card is just what it says Awesome!!! Any one would love this card!!! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!!

Karen Day said...

Great kid card! I'm sure it'll be a hit :o)

Sleepy Stamper said...

I could totally see this being a card for a guy. Love the colors and the sentiment.

Anitra

Luanne said...

Totally awesome! Love how you used that swirl, it's such a neat stamp. Cool card!

Sue D said...

Awesome card--I like the wave border.

Jennipher Lowery said...

Love the bright colors and fussy cutting.

Christine said...

Fun and refreshing! Thanks for the inspiration!

Maureen said...

This is just so fun - I'm sure it will be a big hit!

Renate said...

Soo Cool! Love the bright colors, makes me long for summer! :)

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Oh I LOVE this, Shannan! What a fun and happy card! You rock!

Suzanne Russell said...

Take me back to the beach! What a fun and happy card! Thanks for the inspiration!

Denise Willerton said...

oh how I love the beach ~ TFS this wonderful card ~ enjoy your day

Cindy Lou said...

Wonderful colors, I can almost feel the sun on my face and hear those waves crashing. Thanks for inspiring creative thoughts so fun and nice :)

bboo said...

great kid card!!! love your blog. Also love the verve-alicious eye candy too!

Newbie said...

AWESOME card! It makes me feel like going on vacation!! :0) Love the water and the palm tree! Even the surf boards on the DP makes me think of the beach and nice warm breezes!!!

Charlotte Zweigoron said...
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judybob3 said...

Love the waves.......... :)

Marsha said...

Great kid card. Sometimes it is so hard to make a card for certain ages. Great with the surf boards and the waves.

Tracey said...

This is one awesome card!!!!

Amy Sheffer said...

YOU are so awesome, Shannan! And so is this card! Love how you did the surfboard background!

Barbara said...

Hi Shannan, Your card is amazing. Love the surfer DP and the sentiment. What a wonderful card design with all the special details. Thanks for sharing with us.

Barbara Bryant said...

Love to get a card like this one for my birthday awsome job

Luanne said...

Lovely card! love the waves.

Luanne
myfootahead@gmail.com
craftersreference.blogspot.com

Jen Cuthbertson said...

This is such a great design! I love the embossing on the kraft and how it overlaps the frame!

Ravengirl said...

What a fun card! Love the waves, palm tree and surfboards!!

zehra said...

Wow love the card, the one receiving it will sure love it. Awesome colors

Charlotte Zweigoron said...

Don't know what went wrong here... my original comment seems to have been removed by me by accident! Didn't know I could do that. Anyway, I think your card is delightful and the recipient will be quite pleased with the bright colors and the sentiment!

Terry said...

Shannon, whata water card splash displaying a Verve sketch! Boardin' your way! Thanks for the technique tutorial. Always into a new papercrafting thought! mt23stamperatyahoo Keep Looking UP!

Darlene Gabriel said...

How fun is this.....love the wave border. I like the sparkly coconuts and the twine is a nice touch.

scrappingnana said...

Great card. Love the texture and details. TFS

Betty Wright said...

So sweet, Shannan! Fun colors and I just love the white embossing!

Moira said...

Great colors and I like the surfboard background paper!

chickadee3357 said...

So happy and summery. Awesome!

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