Neat & Tangled // Release Week Day 3

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Why hello again! It’s Day 3 of the January Release! How are you all loving the new products so far? Just a reminder that all new products will be available in the Neat & Tangled Shop on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 8am EST.

My projects for today are showcasing the Calathea Stamps and Dies. There are SO MANY ways to combine these stamps, it’s endless!

by Stephanie Gold for Neat & Tangled Calathea Design Team

by Stephanie Gold for Neat & Tangled Calathea Design Team

I created a relaxed natural look by stamping the leaves in a green ombre and off setting a lot of their accent stamps. The little dots are from the Love Notes set.

by Stephanie Gold for Neat & Tangled Calathea Design Team

by Stephanie Gold for Neat & Tangled Calathea Design Team

For my second project I created a monotone card with greys and distressed the ink a bit for another relaxed/aged look. I loved how if you use certain combinations of these stamps they can also look like feathers. 🙂

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Leave a comment on the Neat & Tangled Blog for your chance to win the Calathea stamp set! There will ALSO be a $25 gift certificate drawn from all comments left on the design team blogs so be sure to leave one here, too! Tell me how you would use these stamps! 😉

Xo, Stephanie

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43 Comments

  1. BunnyD
    January 4, 2017 / 6:43 am

    What elegant cards these leaf stamps make with a limited colour pallet! Gorgeous!

  2. Annie Solomon
    January 4, 2017 / 7:05 am

    Beautiful ideas here. I’m a bit overwhelmed with all of them swirling around my head. But I tend to like CAS cards, so I’d probably use one of the images as central with a background of a different leaf. I don’t know! Too hard to decide without the stamps actually in hand. But I’d love a chance to experiment!

  3. January 4, 2017 / 7:07 am

    These are delightful and loved the first one especially because of the sentiment and falling leaves!

  4. January 4, 2017 / 7:25 am

    This release and these cards are FABULOUS!!!!

  5. Christy Q
    January 4, 2017 / 7:26 am

    Gorgeous cards!! I love the monochromatic look of both cards – the greens and greys are just striking, especially surrounded by all that white!

  6. Teresa Doyle
    January 4, 2017 / 7:46 am

    Such beautiful cards Stephanie. My first thought when I saw the set was “what a beautiful background these would make”. I would quite possibly cut out 2 additional leaves to pop up on one side of the sentiment.

  7. Sharon Gullikson
    January 4, 2017 / 8:39 am

    I would use these in many ways, but one I was just thinking about was a sympathy card. I like how you made a card with grey looking leaves.

  8. Becca Yahrling
    January 4, 2017 / 8:44 am

    I absolutely love both of these awesome sentiments.
    Beautiful cards.

  9. Arianna Barbara
    January 4, 2017 / 8:58 am

    Beautiful cards and sentiments!!! I wouls use them to send a card to someone who love.

  10. Carol Didier
    January 4, 2017 / 9:01 am

    Your cards are beautiful – as are the leaves in this stamp set. I use leaves all the time on my cards – they represent the changes in our lives. Thank you for your gorgeous inspiration!

  11. Denise Bryant
    January 4, 2017 / 9:35 am

    Beautiful cards with these pretty Calathea leaves! I love the first one with the background of leaves! I’d use them to make a lovely set of thank you cards!

  12. January 4, 2017 / 9:42 am

    Wonderful use of colors and especially love the background card created with another Miriam set.

  13. Oliev
    January 4, 2017 / 10:37 am

    Beautiful and elegant cards.

  14. Pam Dunbar
    January 4, 2017 / 11:35 am

    Love your cards! The monochromatic one is gorgeous. I think these would be great for sympathy cards or a masculine bday card. Thanks for sharing!

  15. Nicki McStay
    January 4, 2017 / 11:56 am

    I really love the softness of the grey card. Beautiful.

  16. Preety
    January 4, 2017 / 12:18 pm

    Beautiful cards 🙂 i love the elegant simplicity of the designs. Thanks for sharing.
    cheers
    preety

  17. Kim Heggins
    January 4, 2017 / 12:39 pm

    Love your choice of leaf colors, so striking!

  18. January 4, 2017 / 1:20 pm

    Fabulous new set–both cards are gorgeous! Love the versatility of these images, from a whimsical note to a sympathy card!

  19. DGolly
    January 4, 2017 / 2:09 pm

    What beautiful cards and what a very pretty stamp set

  20. Tammy B
    January 4, 2017 / 2:44 pm

    Love the monochromatic look of these cards! I’m not sure how I would use this stamp set but it would be fun to use for all kinds of cards. Watercolouring, ink blending, colouring with pencils! So many ways to play!

  21. Mona Shalab.y
    January 4, 2017 / 3:04 pm

    both colours is amazing

  22. January 4, 2017 / 3:13 pm

    Stunning! Monochrome is one of my favorite techniques!

  23. Sue LD
    January 4, 2017 / 3:29 pm

    Wonderful sentiments and I like the different colors of the leaves.

  24. Judie Attard
    January 4, 2017 / 3:30 pm

    Stunning cards!!!!

  25. January 4, 2017 / 4:09 pm

    I really love the yellow leaves!!

  26. January 4, 2017 / 4:18 pm

    Both of these cards are beautiful, even though they look so different in the golds and the grays!

  27. January 4, 2017 / 5:03 pm

    This stamp set is beautiful. I like your style!

  28. January 4, 2017 / 6:28 pm

    Wow, these are so beautiful, I love them.

  29. Amy Vitriani
    January 4, 2017 / 7:09 pm

    These are beautiful cards!!! I am just loving these new sentiments. They are so very sweet and thoughtful!!

  30. January 4, 2017 / 7:09 pm

    I really like the monochromatic take on your cards.

  31. karenladd
    January 4, 2017 / 7:17 pm

    Both of your cards are beautiful but I especially love the first one with the natural colors. Gorgeous!

  32. Miriam Prantner
    January 4, 2017 / 7:58 pm

    These are absolutely gorgeous!!! I love the monochromatic color schemes and that patterned paper you created for the first, you really made the set shine!

  33. Laura P.
    January 4, 2017 / 8:31 pm

    I would use the stamps just as the design team did! You all made such gorgeous creations!

  34. January 4, 2017 / 9:13 pm

    Great cards, love the versatility of these stamps and ides.

  35. Janelle H.
    January 4, 2017 / 10:10 pm

    Your card is artfully done. Great colors! I can’t decide if they are leaves or feathers, or a combo.

  36. January 5, 2017 / 1:30 pm

    I LOVE these gorgeous gold leaves! Your card looks amazing and very elegant!

  37. Manda
    January 5, 2017 / 1:57 pm

    Both your cards are so lovely!

  38. Janet Ingraham
    January 5, 2017 / 4:40 pm

    WOW I would have never have thought about layered feathers but you sure made me a believer. Gorgeous.

  39. Sindhu
    January 5, 2017 / 4:41 pm

    Such gorgeous designs! Love them both! Great stamp and die set. Very versatile!

  40. Janet Ingraham
    January 5, 2017 / 4:41 pm

    I would have never have thought about layered feathers but you sure made me a believer. Gorgeous.

  41. Patt H.
    January 5, 2017 / 6:28 pm

    I love both of these awesome cards! This stamp set is so versatile. I need this one!!

  42. January 9, 2017 / 9:19 am

    WOW… Stephanie, these are gorgeous cards! I love your design.

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