Howdy, Friends!

We’re glad that you are joining us for this week’s Confetti Camera!

In this weekly segment, one of the Confetti Crew designers will have the camera on both themselves, as a designer, and on their Reverse Confetti creations.  You’ll get a dose of Reverse Confetti inspiration, as well as get to know each designer a little better through some interview questions that we have prepared.  A couple of things to note:

1) This segment will not “air” if there is a different post scheduled for that day, such on Sketch for You to Try on the 1st of each month or on a hop or sneak peek day.

2) Each designer will answer the same set of questions until we have featured every Confetti Crew Design Team Member.

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Don’t forget, we have a new SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY and our weekly link list is open.

Let’s see your take on the sketch and all those Reverse Confetti projects!

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This week the Confetti Camera is zooming in on Confetti Crew member VAL STANGLE!


Her Confetti Camera project…



What do you like best about this project?

The way the stamped elements and pre-printed cards guide the viewer around the card; “I love you, today, yesterday, tomorrow & always XO.”  That, and I made sure to use red, Jay’s favorite color.

What was your process on making this project? Did you have a starting point (color, inspiration, sketch? )

I had a stack of Simple Stories cards leftover from a quickie vacation scrapbook I put together recently, and the tab page was something I knew could be worked into a card for our anniversary.  From there, I added another card strip and elements from several RC set to bring it to life.

Stitching adds visual interest to the striped panel and to the pre-printed tabs that would otherwise look flat.

 What inspiration can others take from this project?

Don’t be afraid to mix up sets when working on a project, I used 5 RC sets on this card and it all works.  Also, patterned paper can be your friend if used in ways to compliment your stamped images.

 Describe/Share your stamping space.


I am a standing stamper, I just can’t sit and stamp at all!  My space is a 10’ section of cabinet height cupboards topped with a Corian counter that is in our small great room off the kitchen.  A bonus, we when entertain, it becomes a buffet. I hide everything in the cabinets below or in another room.

 Do you have to clean your desk before starting a new project?

Absolutely.  As my space is not in a room that is closed off from the rest of the home, I clean it up after every whirlwind session.  A clean, organized space also allows me the think clearly.

I store my RC stamps in clear sleeves that have a computer printed graphic for easy viewing.  The sleeves are kept in a RC photo box in the bookcase at the end of my counter.


 What is your must-have tool?  Why do you like it so much? 

My Tonic guillotine cutter.  I use it every single time I craft.  It cuts precisely and is not an expensive cutter. And, since I use dies on almost every card, my Cuttlebug and/or Grand Calibur.

Do you always make A2 sized cards?  If you deviate from the standard size, what favorite size to make?  

I make A2 cards frequently, but love square cards as well as other non-standard sizes.

What is your favorite RC project so far? Why?

It’s hard to pick a favorite, but if I have to choose just one, it is my monthly home décor scrap project.  It sits on my workspace and I see it every day.

RCOct2013SFYTT5 copy

RCSept2013CountYourRainbows6x6 copy

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