Monday, April 7, 2014

Hippity Hoppity EASTER's On It's Way! A2 CARD Challenge

Wow! What a fabulous turnout we had for our last challenge! We love all the cards and will be having a hard time choosing our First Class and In the Mailbox winners!  We will leave a link here once the winners have been posted.   CLICK >HERE< FOR A LIST OF THE WINNERS FOR OUR LAST CHALLENGE!

Now on to our new challenge!  EASTER will soon be here so we are looking for A2 CARDS for our Hippity Hoppity Easter's on It's Way! EASTER CARD challenge (A2 cards only please--4.25" x 5.5")

Our designers have created some fun and beautiful cards to inspire you!  Take a look...

Danie, D-Dazzled Scraps


  Debbie, Scrap Enabler 




  Denise, Scrappy D's House of Cards


Karen, Calm Creations


 Kristie, The Best Things in Life are Pink


 Lisa, Lisa's Scrappy Hideaway 


 Marilyn,  Marilyn's Cricut Cards

Patricia, Thinking of Inking


 Sandy (Challenge Host) Sandy's Crafty Creations


Wendi, Scrappy Day in Paradise

Fabulous, aren't they?!  Now it's your turn!  We'd love to see your A2 Easter Cards that are flat enough to fit in an envelope and be mailed for first class postage.  No lumpy bumpy flowers, bows, buttons etc.

Here are a few reminders about our challenge requirements:
  1. No square cards.  All cards entered must be A2 size (4.25" x 5.5")
  2. No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4")
  3. Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  4. No Back Linking.  Cards must be posted to your blog or online album during the challenge dates.  If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  5. Entry must be for the current theme: Hippity Hoppity EASTER's On It's Way - A2 Cards
Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on their favorite cards which will be announced on our blog  the Wednesday following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS and three or more IN THE MAILBOX.  Each chosen will receive one of our fun badges for their blog! The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you were a winner.

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE.  Entries not following our rules and guidelines will be deleted.  Challenge ends Sunday,  April 20th at 6 p.m. Central Time.  





Monday, March 17, 2014

Anything Goes WITH an A2 Card Challenge!

Wow! What a turn out for this challenge!  So many, that it was VERY hard for the designers to pick their favorites!  We did finally come up with our FIRST CLASS winner:  #63 Wishcraft! Here's her fabulous card:

And our IN THE MAILBOX winners:  #4 Tommi, #10 Cheryl Ann, #17 Rose, #24 Pam Sparks, #36 Jackie C, #37 Lola, #33 Tip Top and #44 Marianne.  We did pick a few more than we usually do and we want to let everyone who joined in on our challenge that we love each and every one and wish they all could be winners and hope you'll join us again for another challenge!

Welcome to Cards in Envy! This time our challenge theme is ANYTHING GOES WITH and A2 CARD! This means you can create ANY theme or color for your card BUT it MUST be an A2 CARD.   Please note that A2 cards are 4.25" x 5.5" in size NO SQUARE CARDS.  We hope you'll have fun with this challenge and that you will follow our challenge requirements which also requires cards that will FIT IN AN ENVELOPE for first class postage.

Since an Anything Goes challenge can bring  in lots of new entries, please be aware that entries that do not fit our TWO MAIN REQUIREMENTS will be deleted.  Please read those requirements in our guidelines or description above in the first paragraph.

Now on with our challenge!  Our design team has created some fabulous A2 cards to inspire you! Enjoy and be sure to visit their blogs to leave some comment love or comment with this post.  Thank you!



 Debbie, Scrap Enabler 











Patricia, Thinking of Inking


Sandy (Challenge Host) Sandy's Crafty Creations




Now it's your turn. But first a few reminders:
  1. No square cards.  All cards entered must be A2 size (4.25" x 5.5")
  2. No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4")
  3. Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  4. No Back Linking.  Cards must be posted to your blog or online album during the challenge dates.  If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  5. Entry must be for the current theme: Anything Goes WITH an A2 Card
Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on their favorite cards which will be announced on our blog  the Wednesday following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS and three or more IN THE MAILBOX.  Each chosen will receive one of our fun badges for their blog! The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you were a winner.

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE.  Entries not following our rules and guidelines will be deleted.  Challenge ends Sunday,  April 6th  at 6 p.m. Central Time.  

Monday, March 3, 2014

Think GREEN Challenge!

Congratulations to our winners for the Think Green Challenge!

First Class: 1 Mynn

In the Mailbox:  #3 Cherie C, #14 Pinky's World, #18 Sammy, #21 Tommi, #23 Angela, #28 Lee Mae

Please send an email to cardenvydt@gmail.com with First Class Green or Mailbox Green as applicable to receive your badge for your blog. Thank you to everyone for playing along with our Think Green Challenge!

It's March and it's time to THINK GREEN!  This time we'd like to see A2 (4.5" x 5.5") cards that feature LOTS of green--different shades of green, all the same shade of green, either is okay just as long as GREEN is the predominant color of the card.  You can create any type of card for this challenge using lots of green and your card must be relatively flat for mailing in an envelope.

To inspire you, our Cards in Envy Designers have come up with various THINK GREEN cards!  We hope you enjoy them and that you will create a card for our challenge!




 Debbie, Scrap Enabler 




  Karen, Calm Creations








 Patricia, Thinking of Inking



Sandy (Challenge Host) Sandy's Crafty Creations



Now it's your turn. But first a few reminders:
  1. No square cards.  All cards entered must be A2 size (4.25" x 5.5")
  2. No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4")
  3. Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  4. No Back Linking.  Cards must be posted to your blog or online album during the challenge dates.  If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  5. Entry must be for the current theme: THINK GREEN!
Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on their favorite cards which will be announced on our blog  the Wednesday following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS and three or more IN THE MAILBOX.  Each chosen will receive one of our fun badges for their blog! The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you were a winner.

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE.  Entries not following our rules and guidelines will be deleted.  Challenge ends Sunday, March 16th at 6 p.m. Central Time.  


Monday, February 17, 2014

Red, Pink and/or White Challenge!

Congratulations to our Red, Pink and/or White Challenge winners!

First Class:  #5 Kimberly

In the Mailbox:  #1 Tommi, #2 Linda L, #7 Cherie C and #15 Dena J.

Hello! Welcome to another challenge here at Cards in Envy!

Our challenge theme this time is: Red, Pink and/or White

Yes, we know that Valentine's is over and done but maybe you're still in the mood to create a card that's red or pink or all white or all three colors.  You can create a card that's for a birthday, for an anniversary, a wedding, thinking of you----any type of card as long as your card is an A2 size (4.25" x 5.5") AND it's flat enough to fit in an envelope for mailing.

To inspire you, the Cards in Envy Designers created these fabulous cards for our Red, Pink and/or White challenge!



 Debbie, Scrap Enabler 




 Karen, Calm Creations









   Patricia, Thinking of Inking


Sandy (Challenge Host) Sandy's Crafty Creations



Now it's your turn. But first a few reminders:
  1. No square cards.  All cards entered must be A2 size (4.25" x 5.5")
  2. No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4")
  3. Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  4. No Back Linking.  Cards must be posted to your blog or online album during the challenge dates.  If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  5. Entry must be for the current theme: Red, Pink and/or White (Any Occasion)
Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on their favorite cards which will be announced on our blog  the Wednesday following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS and three or more IN THE MAILBOX.  Each chosen will receive one of our fun badges for their blog! The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you were a winner.

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE.  All cards must be A2 size (4.25"x5.5")--NO SQUARE CARDS and must be flat to fit in an envelope for mailing.  Please follow our current challenge theme.   Entires not following our rules and guidelines will be deleted.  Use the following Linky to play along.  



Monday, February 3, 2014

Love is in the Air Challenge!

Congratulations to our Love is in the Air winners!

First Class:  #16 Ellen Parker

In the Mailbox:  #2 Rose, #4 Gerda, #20 Marianne, #22 Val by Design and #31 Debi B


Hello February and Crafty Friends!  It's time for a new challenge here on Cards in Envy!  And since it is February, this time our theme is LOVE IS IN THE AIR!  Yep, we want to see your love cards!  Your card must be an A2 size (4.25" x 5.5") and relatively flat so it fits in an envelope for mailing through the postal system for first class postage.  That's where we get our challenge name...Cards in ENVY!

Our Designers outdid themselves again with these fabulous LOVE cards.  Please feel free to click on their blog links and let them know if you visit their blogs.



 Debbie, Scrap Enabler 




 Karen, Calm Creations










  Patricia, Thinking of Inking



Sandy (Challenge Host) Sandy's Crafty Creations



Now it's your turn. But first a few reminders:
  1. No square cards.  All cards entered must be A2 size (4.25" x 5.5")
  2. No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4")
  3. Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  4. No Back Linking.  Cards must be posted to your blog or online album during the challenge dates.  If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  5. Entry must be for the current theme:  LOVE IS IN THE AIR! (Love Cards)
Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on their favorite cards which will be announced on our blog  the Wednesday following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS and three or more IN THE MAILBOX.  Each chosen will receive one of our fun badges for their blog! The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you were a winner.