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SKETCH FOR TO TRY

Greetings ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Wednesday!

We have some wonderful inspiration to share with you today using this month’s SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY!

Here’s the sketch once again…

You can link your creation and find out all about the chance to win a $20 gift certificate to our shop HERE, or by clicking on the link in the sidebar.

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Amy Sheffer

>>VIDEO TUTORIAL COMING TOMORROW<< We will be posting a video tutorial on how to create this darling gate here on the blog tomorrow.

Banner in Bloom (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Pierced Round Top Layers Confetti Cuts, Double Panel Hearts Confetti Cuts, Under the Umbrella 6×6 Paper Pad

Deanne Kuntz

Berry Sweet (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), True Love 6×6 Paper Pad

Laurie Schmidlin

Drop Cover Panel Confetti Cuts, All Framed Up Confetti Cuts, Lacy Stitched Frames Confetti Cuts, Berry Sweet (with coordinating Confetti Cuts)

Tricia Barber

No Tomorrow (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Under the Umbrella 6×6 Paper Pad, Monkey Business (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Lift Me Up (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Figure of Speech (with coordinating Confetti Cuts)

Audrey Tokach

Labeled, Give Thanks Label Confetti Cuts, Banner in Bloom (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Fright Night 6×6 Paper Pad, Lacy Stitched Frames Confetti Cuts

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SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY CONTINUES

Hello, ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Monday!

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!  I was fortunate enough to have a girl’s weekend in Waco visiting Magnolia Market (from the show, Fixer Upper).  It was a much needed getaway after a very trying first half of the year.  Here’s a few pics from our adventure…

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If you’re getting inky this week, we hope that you join us and play along in this month’s SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY!

Just click on the button on the sidebar to add your creation for a chance to win a gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store.

Here’s the sketch again…

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Susan Liles

Pierced Round Top Layers Confetti Cuts, Lacy Scallop Frames Confetti Cuts, Berry Sweet (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Leaves Cover Panel Confetti Cuts, Fright Night 6×6 Paper Pad

Lisa Henke

No Tomorrow (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Under the Umbrella 6×6 Paper Pad, All Framed Up Confetti Cuts

Jeanne Jachna

Thanks Square Confetti Cuts, Build a Bunch (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Under the Umbrella 6×6 Paper Pad

Amy Rohl

Mahalo (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Circle Garland Confetti Cuts, Under the Umbrella 6×6 Paper Pad, Sunburst Tag Layer Confetti Cuts

Amy Kolling

All Framed Up, Miso Happy (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Leaf Lattice Stencil, Pattern Play 6×6 Paper Pad

‘Fetti Friend, Therese Calvird

Banner in Bloom (with coordinating Confetti Cuts)

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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS

Hi there, Amy S here today with a new Reverse Confetti Wednesday in the
Works video. This week, I’m using the Leaf Lattice Stencil to create
some beautiful ink-blended backgrounds.

I’ve created two cards, same design, just different colors and sentiments.
This first one blends Flamingo and Buttercup in the background. I’m
really liking the light touch you get with stencil brushes, or in this
case, an inexpensive make-up brush (thank you Laurie Willison for that
money-saving tip!). I find they have a lighter touch all the way around, so
your ink blending can be super light (or just keep adding for more
saturation and intensity). Also, I find there’s less pressure on the
stencil, so it doesn’t shift during the ink blending.

The *Round Top Tag* with the window cut out makes a great neutral layer on
the card and is the perfect way to frame a stamped Simply Sentiments
sentiment.

I added a stamped, colored, and die-cut panda bear from Miso Happy, along
with a paper pieced ballon from Take Flight. The pink diagonal striped
pattern is from the True Love 6×6 Paper Pad. I can’t remember the last
time I paper pieced! Such a shame, as it’s so quick and easy and adds great
pattern and visual texture.

I made the second version, with an Iced Aqua, Lime Green, and
Buttercup background, into a baby boy card by adding the baby panda and a
“Hello Baby” sentiment, also from Simply Sentiments.

The baby panda looks especially adorable holding the balloon! This time I
paper pieced the balloon with a pattern from the Pattern Play 6×6 Paper
Pad.

Although the pandas look fantastic just stamped in black ink and left
uncolored, I added some rosy cheeks and some warm gray shadowing around the
faces and bodies just to bring them to life a bit more.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

-Amy

Stamps: Miso Happy, Take Flight, Simply Sentiments

Confetti Cuts Dies: Miso Happy, Take Flight, Round Top Tag

Ink: Midnight, Flamingo, Buttercup, Lime Green, RC Aqua

Paper: white card stock; True Love and Pattern Play paper pads

Other: Leaf Lattice stencil, make-up brush, charcoal twine, clear sequins,
Copic markers

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NEW RELEASE HOP

WOOT WOOT!! It’s been an amazing few day with the COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI and we are happy to say that it is (finally) RELEASE DAY…and Saturday, so that’s a bonus!    I’ve already said this and I am gonna say it again-this release has something for everyone (or everything for someone?)…

7 New Stamp Sets

11 New Confetti Cuts Die Sets

16 New Ink Colors (available in full size ink pads, re-inkers and cube sets)

1 new 6×6 Paper Pad

Premier Polar White Cardstock (this stuff is the BESTEST!)

To celebrate the release of our new products, we are having a new release blog hop!  You will find a full list of hoppers after my project.

Click HERE to shop now!

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A little recap of what all is in this release…

16 NEW INK COLORS

These are available in full size ink pads, re-inkers and cube sets (as shown).  Do you have a favorite?  If I had to pick one I think I’d go with Magenta (or Parakeet, or Blueberry, or…yea, I can’t pick just one!)

UNDER THE UMBRELLA 6×6 PAPER PAD

I know a lot of you are swooning over these patterns.  This pad is so much fun and can be used on so many projects year round.

STAMPS

CONFETTI CUTS

PREMIER POLAR WHITE CARDSTOCK

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I’ve been sharing all of Amy’s projects throughout the week, but I am so happy that I did get a chance to sit down and make this card to share with you today…

I paired a few of the new release products to create this card with lots of texture and pops of color.  Atop the card base is the new SQUARED OFF COVER PANEL Confetti Cuts and the focal panel is created from a PIERCED ROUND TOP LAYERS cut (flipped upside down) and then layers with the banner and florals from the BANNER IN BLOOM set.

I love the simple texture and detail that the white on white (PREMIER POLAR WHITE) gives.  For a finishing touch, I added sequins.

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The Confetti Crew has lots to share with you today, too!  Off you go…

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Amy Kolling

Tricia Barber

Heather Pulvirenti

Lisa Henke

Amy Rohl

Heather Hoffman

Amy Tsuruta

Kathy Schweinfurth

Audrey Tokach

Deanne Kuntz

Jeanne Jachna

Laurie Schmidlin

Susan Liles

And, ‘Fetti Friend…

Therese Calvird

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