Neat & Tangled Reveal Day #4

Well hello! THanks so much for stopping by and joining me in today’s reveal of the super cute Purrfect stamp set (and coordinating dies), as well as the fun Punchinella die set, all from Neat & Tangled’s March release!

I also have two other posts for today. If you are looking for one of my other posts, see these links: Watercolored Critters + Whimsy Stamps Reveal #4 or Double Frame Shaker + Pretty Pink Posh hop.

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Masculine cards are always something many crafters are looking for inspiration for, which is why I’ve chosen to use this set to create a love-themed card, perfect for giving to the special guy, boyfriend or husband in your life.

When creating a masculine card, one good tip to keep in mind is clean and simple. Clean and simple doesn’t necessarily have to mean minimal layers, lots of white space, etc.; you can add whatever you want to your masculine cards! But by clean and simple, I’m referring to “extra frills” like ribbons, sparkle and glitter.

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I stamped my cats onto white cardstock and colored them in with Copics; for those of you interested in the color combinations, the colors are listed below and linked down in the products section at the bottom of the post:

  • brown cat: E50, E30, E31, E23, E17, E18, R21
  • gray cat: C00, C1, C3, C5, C7, R21
  • hearts: R21, RV42

Once my coloring was finished, I used the coordinating dies to go ahead and die cut my little cats. I also die cut the hearts as well.

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The Punchinella die is another awesome product that is part of the March Neat & Tangled release, and I used it to create a layered background for my cats. I cut the die with some green cardstock and adhered it onto a piece of vellum that I inked with Stormy Sky distress ink and a Hero Arts Tweed stencil.

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To finish my card, I stamped a sentiment from the Purrfect stamp set onto black cardstock and cut it down to a small strip that fit across my card front. I also tied a gray and white piece of baker’s twine around the front of the card as well.

 

MORE INSPIRATION & A GIVEAWAY

Looking for more Neat & Tangled inspiration? Here are three other cards you might be interested in, each one featuring the new March release products from Neat & Tangled! Click on the pictures to be take to the corresponding posts.

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Do you want a chance to win the some of the new goodies from this month’s release??? Leave a comment on this post, as well as the other Neat & Tangled design team blogs (listed on the Neat & Tangled blog) to be entered into the giveaway! All January release products will be available for purchase starting Jan. 22nd and all winners from this week’s giveaways will be announced that same day on the Neat & Tangled blog.

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Do you like the Purrrfect stamp set? Every month, Neat & Tangled releases a You’re So Neat stamp set, which is a set that will be given away free on orders over $50. This month’s You’re So Neat set is the Purrrfect stamp set, which I used in today’s card.

PRODUCTS

If you are interested in any of the products used in this post, I have them all linked below to Simon Says Stamp. Affiliate links used when possible.

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25 Responses

  1. Avatar Jean Bullock says:

    Love the coloring and the way the punchinella die creates an optical illusion against the chevron background.

  2. SQUEAL!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE this and the New Release Sets and Dies!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing ALL week and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

  3. Love the idea for the background and the kitties are so cute! I love the way you colored them.

  4. Avatar TracyM #6773 says:

    SUPER CUTE card Nina-Marie!!!
    LOVE how you have coloured your kitties, LOVE your pretty layers too!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your INKY INSPIRATION and Copic numbers … I have just started my Copic adventures and appreciate learning about what works together :)

  5. Avatar Amante del Papel says:

    fabulous card, so pretty!

  6. Avatar Cath Taylor says:

    Just adorable. Love that layered diecut and stamped vellum.

  7. Avatar Sue D says:

    Great background for these cute cats.

  8. Avatar irisesther54 says:

    So cute. Like your layered background.

  9. Avatar NatQuebec says:

    Such a cute card !!!

  10. Oh wow! A very very sweet card! Love it!

  11. Avatar Judie Attard says:

    Super adorable! Lovely card!

  12. Avatar cmayne says:

    Kitten hugs? Sign me up! A darling card in every way, especially nestling them atop the pretty punchinella die cut! Love it!
    ~carol

  13. Avatar Becca Yahrling says:

    Love this cute stamp and love that new die, too.

  14. Avatar wirianta says:

    Great card, Nina! Love how you colored the cats.

  15. Avatar Sharon Brand says:

    This is so cute. Fabulous colouring and I love your background.

  16. Avatar Brithzi Sandy says:

    Your card is purrfect! Love the punchinella layer.

  17. Avatar Oliev says:

    gorgeous card:-)

  18. Avatar Elise says:

    I LOVE the way you colored these cuties! The mixed patterned background really stands out too!

  19. Avatar 4hetty says:

    Wow,what great coloring of the cats.
    And your background is beautiful,Nina-Marie.

  20. Avatar Denise Bryant says:

    Love the cover plate and darling kitties! Great coloring too!

  21. Avatar Amy Cooley says:

    What a sweet card! I really love the new die…a must-have!

  22. Avatar Miriam Prantner says:

    Loving how you colored those cats, so cute and great layers!

  23. Avatar Lindsey L says:

    So so cute! Love this layout and how their arms over hang the sentiment strip.

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