Thursday, February 7, 2013

[Little Tangles] Challenge #6: Valentine's & Love Challeng

Hi everyone - just sneaking in a little post while I'm on a business trip. I'm kicking it around in Austin, TX, this week, and I'm hoping I get to fly back on Friday. There is suppose to be a snow storm coming through the northeast and I hope we'll be able to get in.

Today at Little Tangles we are celebrating the month of: Valentines & Love.

So I hope you'll be able to make something inspiring that is heart-themed, heart-felt, or heart-warming. Like how I snuck those words in there? ;)

I made a window card and backed the inside with a washi & glitter tape heart. And I was enamoured by the aqua, red & black color combo. 

Stamps: (Kindness Matters) Neat & Tangled
Paper: (Paper Basics Card Stock - White) Papertrey Ink
Ink: (Memento - Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko; (Jenni Bowlin - No. 3 Chili Powder) Ranger; (Perfec Match Pigment Ink - Hawaiian Shore) Papertrey Ink
Embellishments: (Impression Plate - Woodgrain; Baker's Twine - Red) Papertrey Ink; (Stickers - Black) Basic Grey; (Glitter Tape) American Crafts; (Washi Heart Cloud) Freckled Fawn; (Nestabilities - Classic Hearts) Spellbinders

I felt inspired by a bunch of garlands that I have been seeing in my embellishment stash. So I decided to create my own. I love the little circles from "Kindness Matters," which I stamped off, glued to some Baker's Twine and embellished my card with.

To give the card base a little more texture I ran a woodgrain impression plate through my Big Shot. I know the picture doesn't really show it well, but if you squint hard, you can see the lines (at least that's what I tell myself).

Lastly the sentiment is just a dive into my alpha stash. These are some Basic Grey micro letters. Perfect size for this card.


I hope you'll stop by the other girl's creations. And in case you need more incentive to bust our your creative supplies...A free stamp set is at stake...

One lucky challenge winner is going to get two sets of goodies. So jealous...
A few helpful things to remember:
  • Challenge ends Feb 17, 2013, 11:59p EST; Check back on Feb 19 for the winners
  • Prize is ONE Neat & Tangled Stamp set of your choice to a random player
  • Neat & Tangled stamps are not required on your entry, but we would love to see you use them. If you would like to use some Neat & Tangled products but haven't had a chance to buy any, we have a couple of freebies on the Little Tangles site. Enjoy!


Miriam Prantner said...

Great window and I love the little garland/border of hearts below!

Frances said...

So very pretty RenYi! Love it, hugs, Frances

Tenia Nelson said...

Super cute card!!!

Jessi Fogan said...

Love it! The stripy heart is precious - just the right amount of sparkle :)

Joan Figueroa-Jiménez said...

Great card Ren-Yi! Love the color combination. I's been so long since I have been able to make something crafty. I started this weekend again and I am all rusty LOL!! Thanks for the inspiration my friend ;) Hugs, Joan

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