Howdy, ‘Fetti Fans!

It’s Thursday and time for another great CONFETTI CAMERA!

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A little bit about Confetti Camera…

In this weekly (Thursday) segment, one of the Confetti Crew designers will have the camera on both themselves, as a designer, and on their Reverse Confetti creations.

For this round each of our designers are working on Celebrations!  However, there is a little something different…I have challenged them to forego birthdays and to “think outside the card.”  I think you are going to LOVE what you see!

A couple of things to note:

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

2) Each designer will follow the same theme until we have featured every Confetti Crew Design Team Member (then it’s a new round with new questions/theme). To see previous Confetti Camera post, simply click on “Confetti Camera” under the categories link on our sidebar.

Today in the spotlight is the fabulously talented, Leigh Penner…

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Hi ‘Fetti Fans, it’s Leigh Penner here with this week’s Confetti Camera. 

Our theme this round is Celebrations, but Jen added a twist — 

we have to celebrate something other than birthdays. 

 

I have to admit that I was struggling a bit with this, until I thought of Mother’s Day

and how fun it would be to create a layout celebrating being a mom!

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I started with a photo of my kids and me that was taken a year and a half ago — wow, time flies!

I decided to use some Crate Paper patterned paper that coordinated with my photo.

I enjoyed adding some stamps/dies to my layout to make it more personal.

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For my title, I stamped the “celebrate” (from With Love) in versamark and heat embossed it in white.

To stamp the “being a”, I used a mixture of parts of words from Lovey Words Coordinates (the “be” from “be mine” and the “a” from “and ever”

and from Winter Word Coordinates (the “ing” from “sending.”

I diecut the “mom” from white cardstock using Flowers for Mom Confetti Cuts.

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On a piece of patterned paper with a 3 on it, I stamped the “I am so very blessed” stamp

from The Lord’s Strength.

And here’s a close-up of my journaling:

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I enjoyed this challenge, as it made me reflect on something that really should be celebrated —

and not just one day a year!

Thanks for looking!