Monday, October 16, 2017

Let's Play Dress Up! (Halloween Costumes Of Course) Card Challenge

Boo!  It's time to share your Halloween cards that feature people or character's playing dress up in their Halloween costumes.  To inspire you, our Cards in Envy Designers have create a frightfully fabulous assortment of cards.

Please click on their blog link next to their name for more details about their card creation and leave some comment love so they'll know you stopped by.




 









 



Sandy (Challenge Host), Sandy's Crafty Creations 






Sherry, Bits of Cheer









We'd love to see your Let's Play Dress Up! (Halloween Costumes of Course) cards. Please read over our challenge requirements and then share your card in the linky at the end of this post. 

Here are a few reminders about our challenge requirements:
  • No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4") so your card would fit in an envy (envelope) for mailing
  • Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  • No Back Linking--cards must be posted to your blog or an online album during the challenge dates. If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  • Entry must be for the current theme.
  • Cards Only--NO TAGS

Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on the cards after the challenge ends and the winners will be announced by Wednesday morning  following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS which is the card that receives the most votes from the Designers and considered the best overall card for the theme.  The Designers will also pick one card as their personal favorite for an IN THE MAILBOX badge. That means we may have up to 10 In the Mailbox cards for a challenge.  We decided to go with this fun method as each Designer has their own unique style and preference.  Each chosen may grab one of our fun badges for their blog! The badges for the challenge will be in the winners post following the close of the challenge after all the Designer votes are in.  The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you are a winner. 

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE--NO TAGS.  Entries not following our rules and not for the current challenge theme will be deleted without notice or comment. We accept any size/shape of card BUT all cards must be flat enough to fit in an envy for mailing (no thicker than 1/4") which means no lumpy, bumpy embellishments. Challenge ends Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Central  Savings Time. 

Leave a comment and link your card in the linky below. We prefer that your card be showcased on your blog and linked to our challenge blog post.  If you do not have a blog, you may link your Instagram post of a photo of your card.  Videos are not allowed.  Thank you for sharing your card that is flat enough to mail in an envelope with us at Cards in Envy!  


Please use your FIRST name and LAST INITIAL for your inlinkz entry name. 


Monday, October 2, 2017

Blowing in the Wind (Fall Leaves) Card Challenge

Click >HERE< for our Easy as 1, 2,  3 Badge Winners!

Well, it's that time of the year in in the USA (and maybe in other places too), leaves start falling off the trees and blowing in the wind.  That's our card challenge this time..."Blowing in the Wind "(Autumn cards with Fall Leaves on them).  Pretty easy, right?

To give you ideas and inspire you, check out our Cards in Envy Designers cards below featuring "Fall Leaves."

For more details on each designer's card, click on their blog link by their name and leave some comment love when you visit.




 



 








 




Sandy (Challenge Host), Sandy's Crafty Creations 







Sherry, Bits of Cheer
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We'd love to see your Blowing in the Wind (Fall Leaves/Autumn) cards. Please read over our challenge requirements and then share your card in the linky at the end of this post. 

Here are a few reminders about our challenge requirements:
  • No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4") so your card would fit in an envy (envelope) for mailing
  • Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  • No Back Linking--cards must be posted to your blog or an online album during the challenge dates. If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  • Entry must be for the current theme.
  • Cards Only--NO TAGS

Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on the cards after the challenge ends and the winners will be announced by Wednesday morning  following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS which is the card that receives the most votes from the Designers and considered the best overall card for the theme.  The Designers will also pick one card as their personal favorite for an IN THE MAILBOX badge. That means we may have up to 10 In the Mailbox cards for a challenge.  We decided to go with this fun method as each Designer has their own unique style and preference.  Each chosen may grab one of our fun badges for their blog! The badges for the challenge will be in the winners post following the close of the challenge after all the Designer votes are in.  The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you are a winner. 

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE--NO TAGS.  Entries not following our rules and not for the current challenge theme will be deleted without notice or comment. We accept any size/shape of card BUT all cards must be flat enough to fit in an envy for mailing (no thicker than 1/4") which means no lumpy, bumpy embellishments. Challenge ends Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time. 

Leave a comment and link your Blowing in the Wind (Fall Leaves/Autumn) card in the linky below. We prefer that your card be showcased on your blog and linked to our challenge blog post.  If you do not have a blog, you may link your Instagram post of a photo of your card.  Videos are not allowed.  Thank you for sharing your card that is flat enough to mail in an envelope with us at Cards in Envy!  


Please use your FIRST name and LAST INITIAL for your inlinkz entry name.  


Easy as 1, 2, 3 Badge Winners

Thank you for all the wonderful Easy as 1, 2, 3 card entries!  It's so fun to see your creativity in keeping cards simple!  We loved each of them!  But after voting, we came away with one winner for our First Class Badge.

Congratulations to
#31 Darnell, First Class Badge Winner
We love the beautiful simplicity of Darnell's card and 
how easy it seems to create and of course, we love that sentiment!

Again, Congratulations Darnell.  Please grab the First Class badge
below to proudly showcase on your own blog!

After selecting our First Class card, each CIE Designer then picked their one personal favorite from all the entries to be In the Mailbox.  Here they are in no particular order:

#3 Allisa S, In the Mailbox as Sandy's Personal Favorite


#34, Angie C, In the Mailbox as Kathy & Kristie's Personal Favorite


#4 Marianne, In the Mailbox as Sherry's Personal Favorite


#6 Patty S, In the Mailbox as Donna's Personal Favorite


#30 Theresa, In the Mailbox as Annie's Personal Favorite


#9, Scrappy H, In the Mailbox as Toni & Sherri's Personal Favorite


#27 Angie C, In the Mailbox as Lisa's Personal Favorite


#12 Marianne, In the Mailbox as Wendi's Personal Favorite

Congratulations to each of our In the Mailbox Badge Winners!
Please grab the In the Mailbox Badge below to proudly showcase on your own blog!

Thank you again to each of you for sharing your wonderful cards with us.  We hope you'll join us for a new and current card challenge--Blowing in the Wind.

~Sandy and the CIE Designers

Monday, September 18, 2017

Easy as 1, 2, 3 Card Challenge

Click >HERE< for the Cheers to You Badge Winners!

Hello and welcome to another Cards in Envy challenge!  We love flat, simple cards and want to see cards that you've created that were EASY as 1, 2, 3!   The CIE designers have created a wonderful EASY cards assortment for you from Fall to Christmas and everything in between.  We hope our creations inspire you and give you EASY 1, 2, 3 ideas and that you will join us by sharing your card for this challenge.

For more information about each designer's card creation, click on their blog link by their name. And while visiting their blog, leave some comment love so they know you stopped by!



 



 




 


Sandy (Challenge Host), Sandy's Crafty Creations 
 




Sherry, Bits of Cheer






We'd love to see your EASY AS 1, 2, 3! cards. Please read over our challenge requirements and then share your card in the linky at the end of this post. 

Here are a few reminders about our challenge requirements:
  • No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4") so your card would fit in an envy (envelope) for mailing
  • Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  • No Back Linking--cards must be posted to your blog or an online album during the challenge dates. If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  • Entry must be for the current theme.
  • Cards Only--NO TAGS

Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on the cards after the challenge ends and the winners will be announced by Wednesday morning  following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS which is the card that receives the most votes from the Designers and considered the best overall card for the theme.  The Designers will also pick one card as their personal favorite for an IN THE MAILBOX badge. That means we may have up to 10 In the Mailbox cards for a challenge.  We decided to go with this fun method as each Designer has their own unique style and preference.  Each chosen may grab one of our fun badges for their blog! The badges for the challenge will be in the winners post following the close of the challenge after all the Designer votes are in.  The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you are a winner. 

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE--NO TAGS.  Entries not following our rules and not for the current challenge theme will be deleted without notice or comment. We accept any size/shape of card BUT all cards must be flat enough to fit in an envy for mailing (no thicker than 1/4") which means no lumpy, bumpy embellishments. Challenge ends Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time. 

Leave a comment and link your EASY AS 1, 2, 3  card in the linky below. We prefer that your card be showcased on your blog and linked to our challenge blog post.  If you do not have a blog, you may link your Instagram post of a photo of your card.  Videos are not allowed.  Thank you for sharing your card that is flat enough to mail in an envelope with us at Cards in Envy!  


Please use your FIRST name and LAST INITIAL for your inlinkz entry name.  



Cheers to You! Badge Winners

Thank you to each of you for your wonderful Cheers to You! Congratulation & Celebrate cards for our last challenge!  We loved them all but did pick ONE card to be our First Class Card!

Congratulations to 
#9 Angie C
First Class Badge Winner
We love the fun and festive wine bottle and glass and "Cheers" sentiment!


Angie, you may grab the First Class badge below to proudly showcase on your own blog!
Again Congratulations!


After picking the First Class card, the CIE Designers then picked their ONE personal favorite from all the entries.  Here they are in no particular order:

#7 Marina R, In the Mailbox as Sherry & Sherri's Personal Favorite


#5 Bobbi A, In the Mailbox as Annie's Personal Favorite


#6 Valerie L, In the Mailbox as Kristie and Donna's Personal Favorite


#16 Stephanie, In the Mailbox as Lisa's Personal Favorite


#1 Arlene R, In the Mailbox as Kathy's Personal Favorite


#2 Wei-Lin H, In the Mailbox as Toni's Personal Favorite


#13 Cathy P, In the Mailbox as Sandy's Personal Favorite


#8 Bharati, In the Mailbox as Wendi's Personal Favorite


Congratulations to each of our In the Mailbox badge winners!  You may grab the badge below to proudly display on your own blog!

Thank you again to all of you for playing along with this challenge!  We hope you'll join us again as we have a new challenge that started today--Easy as 1, 2, 3!

~Sandy & the CIE Designers