Challenge #2 – Envelope to match

23 Sep

Welcome to second Young Crafters Unite challenge! We hope you will be able to join us in this challenge =)


This months challenge

This time, we want you to make a card with a matching envelope! There’s so much you can do to make a matching envelope for your card. You can stamp on it, ink it up, cover it in patterned paper, paper piece an image on it, and probably so much more =)


Awesome Design Team contributions

We are so lucky to have a great design team to give you lots of inspiration for this fun challenge. Here are their amazing creations for this challenge:

Chari Moss –

Jen Rzasa –

Jess Larsen –

Paulina Nakamura –

Britta Swiderski –

Marie Forberg –




We are so lucky as to be sponsored by the awesome Simon Says Stamp for this challenge. They are giving one lucky winner a $25 gift certificate to their online store! If you haven’t checked out their online store before, it’s totally worth your time. They have a huge selection of stamping and scrapbooking supplies =) You can check them out here =) Thank you so much, Simon Says Stamp!

Challenge Rules

Please make sure you read and stick to these rules. We will not pick you as the winner or as part of our top five if you have not followed the rules. Please know that we are only doing this to keep it fair for everyone =)

- Your entry must be made after this challenge was posted. We want to see your new projects!
- Link back to our challenge in the blogpost for your entry
- Display the challenge graphic in your blogpost. (This does not apply for entries posted on Flickr)
- You can not enter more then three challenges with your card. In other words, this challenge may only be combined with two other challenges
- You may enter this challenge up to three times
- Follow our blog via email, Google Friend Connect or RSS feeds
- Add the link to the post of your entry, not to your entire blog, in the Inlinkz tool below


We also have some guidelines you can follow. These are not nescessary to be picked as a winner or in the top five, but we would love it if you would please:
- Disable word verification on your blog to make it easier for us to comment on your creation
- Help us spread word of our challenge; you help make us successful by telling your friends



You have until October 15th, at 11:59 pm central USA time, to link up your entry in the Inlinkz tool below. We will announce the winner and top five of this challenge on October 20th. The next challenge will start on September 23rd.

Thank you so much for stopping by our blog today. We hope you will be able to join in on our challenge =) We encourage everyone to enter our challenge, no matter what your real age might be. We’re celebrating our love of the craft and how we feel young at heart when creating!

- Britta and Marie


6 Responses to “Challenge #2 – Envelope to match”

  1. Lisa Petrella September 23, 2011 at 12:31 PM #

    What a super fun challenge idea and FABULOUS inspiration from the DT! Looking forward to playing along!

    • Alanna October 15, 2011 at 12:36 AM #


      I have just entered my card for this challenge. I am just wondering though, I follow your blog through my blogger dashboard, not email or any of the other forms listed. Is this still acceptable?


      • Britta Swiderski October 17, 2011 at 12:32 PM #

        That’s fine, Alanna! As long as you’re following us in the way that works best for you, that’s all that matters. :)

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