Hello, ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Wednesday!

I know that many of you are patiently awaiting the re-stock of SEVERAL of our October release products and I assure you that they are on their way…some are even here! Here’s a little update…

BACK IN STOCK:

All SOLID TWINE Colors

FROSTED PILLOW BOXES

SCHEDULED:

All October Release Stamps…we expect them here on FRIDAY

All October Release Confetti Cuts…we expect our shipment TODAY

I will be updating the site just as soon as I possibly can!  If you are waiting for any of these products, please be sure to click on “JOIN WAIT LIST” on the product page so that you receive an automatic email notification when items are back in stock.

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It’s Wednesday and time for WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS!

What is WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS…

It’s not really about one thing in particular, but rather “the works” of a stamped card or project.  It’s us taking a closer look at how something is created, etc.  A variety of topics will be covered in this segment… from color combos to shaped cards to inspiration pieces to mixing and matching stamps and/or papers…and everything in between. Today, Confetti Crew member, Amy Sheffer, shares a fun technique!

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Hi ‘Fetti fans, it’s Amy here for Wednesday in the Works. As a BIG coffee drinker, I was so happy to see CAFFEINATED CUPS and FOR THE LOVE OF LATTE in the recent September release. The only thing better than a big ol’ cup of coffee is seven big ol’ cups of coffee! Today I’m going to share how I used the masking technique to create this one-layer coffee-lover’s dream come true.

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First, I stamped seven coffee cups onto masking paper, then trimmed them out.

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You don’t actually need all seven masks for the stamping part, but I liked being able to use the masks to figure out the placement and positioning before stamping. Here they are arranged the way I wanted them to look on the final card.

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On the card front, I first stamped the two cups that appear the closest.

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After making sure the ink was dry, I covered those two with their masks.

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Next I stamped the next-closest cups.

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I repeated that process until all the cups were stamped, then removed all the masks.

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I replaced the masks as needed in order to stamp the design on the middle section. (You could also do this while you’re stamping the cups in the first place.)

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For the coffee ovals, I mixed the swirled one from CAFFEINATED CUPS with two of the oval designs from the previously released BE A BARISTA.

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Last, I colored with Copics and stamped the “you can do it — coffee” sentiment.

Because the Copics do bleed through on many card stocks, I trimmed the panel to card size (4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″) and adhered to a card base of the same size.

If you’ve never given masking a try, I hope you’re inspired to give it a go! Thanks so much for joining me today!