Tuesday, August 20, 2013

[Birthday Bash] A Beary Bookmark Gift Set

Hello Neat & Tangled fans! We are at Day 20. How is this month flying by so fast?! Depending where you are today, you can sneak in a challenge entry for our Unbirthday Birthday challenge. A guest designer spot is on the line...! So you might wanna throw your hat into the ring...

Eat Cake Challenge #19 Hints
Alrighty then - here is another fun idea for our Challenge #19. I dare you to take the musical staff from this set and make a cake out of it. Imagine a two tier cake with the base the full length of the musical staff and masking 2/3rd the length for the top tier? Color it in with some gorgeous color pencils or markers and add some sequins to embellish the cake.

Right? You know my ideas could work...

Anyways, today we have Marybeth on our blog. Marybeth caught our attention with this little card. It really deserved a Top Tangle, and we decided to invite her back to show her take on the Birthday Bash Extravaganza. And it doesn't disappoint.

Welcome to neat & tangled 1st.  Birthday Bash.
 I was so honored be a Guest Designer.

from Pinterest

Happy 1st Birthday
and many more!

from Pinterest

The sequins are what first drew me to neat & tangled, then I fell in love with this adorable set.
 Little Bear

I also made a book mark to include in the birthday card. 
The thing I love about this set is you can stamp the images, leave them blank…. and little one will love coloring them in.

The bookmark has magnets on the inside to hold your spot.

The options are endless with this adorable little set.

Wow, anyone would love to have this dear little gift. I adore the bookmark and I love how it has magnets to really hold your place! And I'm still one of those who loves the feel of a good book.

Day 4 Potluck Party Challenge Winner
I decided to ask Random.org who to pick for the winner. We had 7 very tasty entries, and the winner is 

Congrats to Bev for her fun Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake recipe.

by Bev
Bev, please contact me at neatandtangledstamps(at)gmail.com with the subject line "Day 4 Potluck Party Challenge Winner" and I will promptly send you instructions how to claim your $5 gift certificate.

To all of those who played along, thanks for indulging us. I feel very inspired to have loads of recipes to bring to my next function. 

Challenge Reminders
Challenge #19 Eat Cake - ends Sept 1; free stamp set
Project Life Challenge - ends Aug 28; $5 gift certificate
Party Favor Challenge - ends Aug 24; $5 gift certificate
The Un-birthday Birthday Challenge - ends Aug 20; Guest Designer Spot

So are you feeling the inspiration to create something? I am so psyched to introduce you to a lovely designer, a sweet friend and awesome girl.  She will bring a different take to Neat & Tangled for sure, and you won't want to miss it. If you can guess this guest designer, I will eat my...hat (except I don't wear hats).


  1. awww!! awesome card!! love that little bear image with the bees!! and the sequins are so perfectly placed!! love that bookmark too!!

  2. Darling card and bookmark set (magnets = brilliant!!). The little bear, bee hive and bees are just sooooo adorable! Day-brightening and inspiring! Loving this celebration!!

  3. Such a cute and fun card and bookmark! Mmm...that cake looks yummy too!

  4. What a precious card and a darling coordinating bookmark! I love these projects :)

  5. Congratulations Marybeth for Guest Designing! Your card and bookmark are so fabulous! What a brilliant idea to put the sequin on the opening of the beehive. I will totally be CAS'ing you on this one my friend.

  6. So HAPPY to see Marybeth as your guest!! Adorable card and bookmark, what a sweet set this is!!

  7. So super cute! Love the beehives and little bees!!

  8. So cute! I love both projects! ~hugs, Saundra

  9. Marybeth's card is so DARLING! LOVE the beehive and the bear and the sequins! FAB tag, too!

  10. LOVE Marybeth's projects--so happy to see her as your guest designer! Super cute set and such an adorable card & bookmark!

  11. The cloud for a cupcake and a staff for a cake :D Very clever! The bookmark and card so sweet and tangled! Great projects. Congratulations to the winner of the challenge...that cheesecake looks awesome!
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  12. Love your sweet card and bookmark set Marybeth! And Happy Birthday N&T! :)

  13. I had to come over to see the rest of Marybeth's great card!!!
    And the stamps are all supercute!! :-)
    Bye from the Netherlands,


  14. What a fabulous card and bookmark. They are both really sweet. And, congrats on being the guest designer today.