Thursday, April 17, 2014

Challenge #35- Mini Cards

Hello and welcome. Today we have a brand new challenge for you. Mini Cards. We are asking you to shrink down your canvas and have some fun! Speaking of fun, we have a very fun guest designer today...Britta Swiderski! Check out her adorable mini card set...
by Britta Swiderski
Britta was kind enough to make a video to show you the process of creating this set...


Thank you so much Britta! We are so happy you could join us for this challenge!

Now let's see what the design team created...
by Tracy Ercole
by Jessica Pascarella
by Betty J.
by Ashley Marcu
Let's see your mini cards...

Challenge Guidelines:
  • Create a NEW project based on the challenge theme. Your project must fit within the challenge theme in order to be eligible to win.
  • Submit your entry through the Inlinkz tool below. (If you have a blog, please link to the blog post with your challenge entry, not your entire blog!)
  • Link back to our challenge and display our challenge graphic in your blog post.
  • The use of Neat & Tangled stamps is not required, but it is strongly encouraged! If you don't own any Neat & Tangled stamps, check out the FREE digi stamps HERE
  • You may enter as many times as you'd like.
  • We'd love for you to be a follower of Little Tangles!
  • You have until Sunday, April 27th at 11:59 EST to enter.        

Monday, April 14, 2014

Challenge #34- Winner

Hello! We are back today to announce the winner from the Masking Challenge. There were so many great entries. A big thank you to all who participated.
The top tangle goes to...
by Nikki
Nice Job, Nikki! We love your idea of masking off with the cloud shape from the Thinking of You set.

Please email neatandtangledstamps(at)gmail.com and let us know which stamp set you would like. And feel free to display the "top tangle" badge on your blog!

There were a few other projects that caught our eye that we thought deserved some recognition, so here are the honorable mentions, or as we like to call them, the "lovely little tangles"!
by Isha

by Rachel

by Heather

Great Job, ladies! Please feel free to display the 'lovely little tangle' badge on your blogs!

Make sure to check out the next challenge that will debut this Thursday (April 17th)...

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Challenge #34- Masking

Our new challenge is all about masking and we are ecstatic to have Laura Bassen joining us as our guest designer. Just like Laura, her card is fun, bright, and cute.
by Laura Bassen
Let's see how she created her card...


We just love her clever way of using masking to create that border. Thanks so much for playing along with us Laura! Make sure you check out her blog HERE

Now it's time for the design team's take on the challenge! (Make sure to check out each design team member's blog for more information on how they created their cards using masking.) 
by Jessica Pascarella

by Betty J.
by Tracy Ercole


by Heather Ruwe

Now let's see what you can create using the masking technique...

Challenge Guidelines:
  • Create a NEW project based on the challenge theme. Your project must fit within the challenge theme in order to be eligible to win.
  • Submit your entry through the Inlinkz tool below. (If you have a blog, please link to the blog post with your challenge entry, not your entire blog!)
  • Link back to our challenge and display our challenge graphic in your blog post.
  • The use of Neat & Tangled stamps is not required, but it is strongly encouraged! If you don't own any Neat & Tangled stamps, check out the FREE digi stamps HERE
  • You may enter as many times as you'd like.
  • We'd love for you to be a follower of Little Tangles!
  • You have until Sunday, April 13th at 11:59 EST to enter.        

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Challenge #33- Winner

We are so excited to announce the winner from the Envelope Challenge.

The top tangle goes to...
by Meg McGarry
Congratulations Meg! Your use of the hello border from the On the Strip stamp set was so clever. Who wouldn't want to receive that fun envelope in the mail!? :)

Please email neatandtangledstamps(at)gmail.com and let us know which stamp set you would like. And feel free to display the "top tangle" badge on your blog!

There were a few other projects that caught our eye that we thought deserved some recognition, so here are the honorable mentions, or as we like to call them, the "lovely little tangles"!


by Erika W.

by Myrna Sweet

by Nikki Foraker
Fantastic cards, ladies! Please feel free to display the 'lovely little tangle' badge on your blogs!

Make sure to check out the next challenge that will debut this Thursday (April 3rd)...

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Challenge #33- Don't Forget the Envelope

The inside of a card is not the only way to continue the design of your card. What about the envelope? It's a great canvas that gives your recipient a sneak peek of the happy mail inside. So today we are introducing the envelope challenge...
...and we are lucky enough to welcome back Jennifer McGuire with not only another fabulous card, but another video as well! 
by Jennifer McGuire
A closer look at the envelope...
by Jennifer McGuire
Let's see how she created this beautiful card...

Now it's time for even more inspiration and tips from our design team...

Stamping colorful lines on the front of an envelope creates a unique spot for the recipient's address...
by Heather Ruwe
You can also stamp the flap of your envelope to enhance your theme...
by Heather Ruwe 
Color combinations are a great way to tie your card and envelope together...
by Tracy Ercole
You can also use different size die cut or punched images to match your card and envelope...
by Betty J. 

by Betty J.
by Jessica Pascarella
The smallest decoration on an envelope gives the recipient a peek of the happy mail inside...
by Jessica Pascarella
by Ashley Marcu
Using stamps in unexpected ways on your envelope stretches the use of the supplies you already have...
by Ashley Marcu
For more information about the design team's projects, please visit their blogs and show them some comment love. I know they would love to hear from you. 

Now we want to see how you decorate your envelopes....

Challenge Guidelines:
  • Create a NEW project based on the challenge theme. Your project must fit within the challenge theme in order to be eligible to win.
  • Submit your entry through the Inlinkz tool below. (If you have a blog, please link to the blog post with your challenge entry, not your entire blog!)
  • Link back to our challenge and display our challenge graphic in your blog post.
  • The use of Neat & Tangled stamps is not required, but it is strongly encouraged! If you don't own any Neat & Tangled stamps, check out the FREE digi stamps HERE
  • You may enter as many times as you'd like.
  • We'd love for you to be a follower of Little Tangles!
  • You have until Sunday, March 30th at 11:59 EST to enter.



Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Challenge #32-Winner

Hello. It's time to announce the winner of the Inside of the Card challenge. We hope you enjoyed the challenge as much as we did.
 The Top Tangle goes to Samantha...
by Samantha Mann
Congratulations! We love your clean and simple design and how you carried your theme to the inside of the card using the You + Me Stamp Set. Great job!

Please email neatandtangledstamps(at)gmail.com and let us know which stamp set you would like. And feel free to display the "top tangle" badge on your blog!

There were a few other projects that caught our eye that we thought deserved some recognition, so here are the honorable mentions, or as we like to call them, the "lovely little tangles"!



by Heather 

The inside:
by Heather

by Shirley-bee
The inside:
by Shirley-bee
by Nikki Foraker
 The inside:
by Nikki Foraker
Fantastic job, ladies! Please feel free to display the 'lovely little tangle' badge on your blogs!

Make sure to check out the next challenge that will debut this Thursday (March 20th), where we welcome back the amazing Jennifer McGuire as our guest designer! ...

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Challenge #32- Inside of a Card

Welcome. We are introducing our new challenge today, which is to carry the outside of a card's design to the inside.
We have a very special guest designer today, who not only has a card to share, but a video! I'm so happy to introduce the super talented Jennifer McGuire! Here is Jennifer's card for today's challenge...
by Jennifer McGuire
by Jennifer McGuire
And here is the inside of her card...
by Jennifer McGuire

Now let's see how she created this gorgeous card. Check out the video...


We have even more inspiration for you. Let's see how the design team rocked this challenge...
by Ashley Marcu
Inside:
by Ashley Marcu

by Jessica Pascarella
Inside:
by Jessica Pascarella
by Tracy Ercole
Inside:
by Tracy Ercole
by Betty J
Inside: 
by Betty J

by Heather Ruwe

Inside:



Looking for more inspiration to carry the design to the inside of the card? 
Then check out the INSIDER class over at Online Card Classes

Now we want to see what you create for this challenge! 

Challenge Guidelines:
  • Create a NEW project based on the challenge theme. Your project must fit within the challenge theme in order to be eligible to win.
  • Submit your entry through the Inlinkz tool below. (If you have a blog, please link to the blog post with your challenge entry, not your entire blog!)
  • Link back to our challenge and display our challenge graphic in your blog post.
  • The use of Neat & Tangled stamps is not required, but it is strongly encouraged! If you don't own any Neat & Tangled stamps, check out the FREE digi stamps HERE
  • You may enter as many times as you'd like.
  • We'd love for you to be a follower of Little Tangles!
  • You have until Sunday, March 16th at 11:59 EST to enter.