Neat & Tangled Day 1 Release + Video + GIVEAWAY!

Welcome everyone! It’s time for the Neat & Tangled September Release which is available NOW! I have to say this may be my favorite ever! It’s a small release but they all coordinate so perfectly together.

You can head over to pick up the new release NOW (click HERE for shopping) in one discounted bundle or purchase items separately.


Each day we are having a giveaway so be sure to leave a comment on the Neat & Tangled blog to be entered. Today’s prize is going to be the Moon Magic + Dies which I’m featuring today. Also, leave a comment on the Designer’s blogs and a winner will be chosen from throughout the week for a $25 gift certificate to the store. Winners will be announced Friday, September 27 at 7:30 am EST.


I have a video to share today doing a quick walk through of the new release and creating a card start to finish. You can view the video down below or HERE on my Youtube channel.


We are going to be creating some magic today with this new set. My image from the Moon Magic stamp set is stamped in embossing ink onto Arches Cold Press Watercolor card stock using my Misti Stamping Tool. Then heat embossed with Champagne Embossing Powder.

I water colored my image using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers. For this card shown, I am using No.031 Cobalt Blue, No.032 Persian Blue, No. 084 Deep Violet and No. 902 Natural Gray. To do the watercoloring I’ll be using a Royal & Langnickel Zen No. 3 brush.

For my background, I ink blended Cracked Pistachio, Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch and Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide ink onto Neenah Solar White 80 lb card stock using blending brushes. I’m doing my ink blending on a Waffle Flower Media Mat which is Silicone mat and helps my paper stay in place.

After ink blending, I flicked on some watered down White Glimmer Metallic Ink from Hero Arts using a paint brush.

My sentiment is from the Moon Magic stamp set as well. I heat embossed it using Champagne Embossing Powder onto Pitch Black card stock and trimmed down.

Now you’ll notice I have two cards here. The one in front is the one I created in the video. The one in the background is my original version where I had used the Deep Purple for contrast. While I was coloring my image for the second time in the video, I decided to skip the purple and just deepen the blue with the Persian Blue.

This is the beauty of water coloring is nothing will ever come out exactly the same. They are very similar and while my husband couldn’t really tell the difference, I could.

I finished off my cards by adding the NEW Like Magic sequins mix with Lawn Fawn liquid glue. Then I topped off the sequins with Nuvo Dream Dots in Cloud 9 which almost look like pearls once dry.

I can’t wait to share what else I’ve been working on!

Remember, this release is available NOW! I’ll have more inspiration to share over the week but don’t miss out on this release because I have a feeling it will fly off the shelves! (see what I did there?! )


Below you will find links to some of the supplies I used to create my project. Click the icon to start shopping. Compensated Affiliate links are used at no additional cost to you. Your support helps me to keep bringing you new projects and videos. Thank you!

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  1. Wow, such a gorgeous card! Your design is spectacular!

  2. Your coloring (& colors!) are spectacular. Beautiful image.

  3. Oh my!! Stunning work!! I am totally in love with this card! <3

  4. This is so beautiful! I just love the ink blended background you created. 🙂

  5. Your card is absolutely gorgeous. Your choice for colors on the background was perfect.

  6. This card is stunning! I love your color choice!

  7. Your card is absolutely gorgeous. I love that moth and your background is stunning. Another wonderful release from Neat & Tangled!

  8. What an amazing SKY! I LOVE that deep blue!!!

  9. FABULOUS card and colors. Wow.

  10. Lovely design on both
    cards. The butterfly is
    so pretty.
    Carla from Utah

  11. That card is absolutely stunning!! The blues are gorgeous!! I love this butterfly, it’s design is fabulous. What a great release!

  12. This is beautiful. Love the colors.

  13. Gorgeous coloring on your beautiful card! Love the Luna moth design!

  14. Love your choice of colors & composition! Ethereal!! Thanks for sharing how you achieved this look!

  15. Attempted to leave a reply – don’t know where it went! Love your choice of colors & composition – ethereal! Thanks for sharing how you achieved this look!

  16. These are soooo gorgeous! Love the colors (and yes, I can see the difference between the two images) and the slight glow coming from the moth!

  17. Beautiful card. Love the subtle coloring
    of the moth. The background is
    fantastic. thanks for sharing

  18. And another gorgeous card using this new release!

  19. […] background for the Lunar Moth from the Moon Magic stamp set. You can read more about this card (HERE) in a previous post. I also have a video that you can (HERE) on my Youtube channel showing how I […]

  20. So happy to have been
    a winner from your blog!
    Carla from Utah

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