Thursday, July 4, 2013

Little Tangles #16: happy birthday



Happy 4th of July!

Today starts the new challenge over at Little Tangles:



Here's how I was inspired:


Come on, cupcakes scream 

p  a  r  t  y!

I was trying to figure out how I wanted to stamp the "Happy Birthday" when I decided to use Fresh Ink/Provincial.  It's a great way to have the sentiment heard but not take over the design by using black ink.

I love the look of images going off the page which is how I did the cupcake tops.  To add more interest, I popped one of them on foam dots.


I coordinated the colors by using a Studio Calico card kit paper pad.  It somewhat screams Ronald McDonald but I love the happy colors!

I was able to combine 3 Neat and Tangled sets:





and



Make sure you check out the Little Tangles blog for more inspiration!

You'll love what my teamies have designed!


Challenge Guidelines: LITTLE TANGLES
  • 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. (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, July 14th at 11:59 EST to enter.

34 comments:

June Houck said...

Amy, you make the best N&T cards!!! I always want to CASE every.single.one.

I absolutely adore this card!

Sherry Eckblad said...

Fun card, love the paper pieced cupcakes.

Lynn said...

This is so cute! Love all the paper piecing!

Jess said...

Love this fun bright card!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great card! Love the sunburst in the word bubble!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Yummmmmmmmmm! I love love love those cupcakes! GORGEOUS and DELISH!!! Happy 4th!!!

Audrey Pettit said...

How adorable! You made me smile with the Ronald McDonald comment, but I love these colors together, and what FUN stamps! The sunburst ray is awesome. Love how you stamped that inside the speech bubble, and love the paper piecing on the cupcakes, too!

Sylvia said...

Happy 4th, Amy! I love this cupcake birthday card, perfect for the country's birthday! love the colors and all those fun tops! Have a wonderful Thursday!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so RAD!! :) Happy 4th!!!

Tammy said...

Awesome! Happy 4th Amy!

Kelly said...

adorable. love how you used the patterned papers.

Kim S said...

SO cute! The sunburst is the perfect touch. I am thrilled to say that I just ordered it...but sad that I didn't put those cupcakes in my order.

Niki G said...

Super cute! Love the paper piecing...and happy 4th!

Emily Leiphart said...

Yummy! Love the rays in the background, Amy!

Pamela said...

Love the sunburst inside the speech bubble <333

donna mikasa said...

Paper pieced cupcakes? Cuteness!

Gayatri said...

I love the large speech bubble and great paper piecing, Amy! The stamping on the background is awesome. Gorgeous card!

Lisa Arana said...

sooooooo cute.

Julia Aston said...

those cupcakes look so yummy Amy! and I love that lighter ink on the sentiment - I'll have to try that!

yyam said...

Oooooh....yummy!:)

Angie Tieman said...

Love those super fun cupcakes!

wendipooh13 said...

sooo cute and the cupcakes are YUMMY!!!!

Jean Martin said...

Fantastic card Amy! Oh my! That first image makes me want to sit down on my craft table and make something!!!! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love, love, love... the bright colors are fabulous and I feel loved since you sent it to me :)

Quip1320 said...

Wow, Amy!!! This is a totally awesome card! I love it!

Larissa Heskett said...

Loving this FUN Card amy!! ;) i can't wait to see more!! Have a Fabulous Weekend!! ;)

Connie Mercer said...

beautiful !!! love the cupcake stamp!!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE this-- LOVE the top and bottom sentiments with the center goodies:) FUN and FABULOUS:)

Savannah O'Gwynn said...


ps... THANK YOU so much for leaving love on the Virtual Smooches blog during the month of June!! I love sharing my videos-- and I love that you enjoy watching them:) THANK YOU!!!!!!!!

Rose said...

yummy :)

Melissa Shea said...

love those colors! you're rockin' those stamp sets too!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

soooooo cute! Love this combo of papers and stamps!

Kelly Griglione said...

Yep, loving the subtle, but still there, gray sentiment. The sunburst in your speech bubble is so cool!

Ren-Yi said...

this is fabulous - every bit of composition and your sentiment is just right. i agree on the black sometimes being too harsh, but you nailed it!