WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS

By admin
on October 22, 2014

Hey, hey ‘Fetti Fans!

It’s Wednesday and time for a fun and kind of technique-y WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS.  I know what you’re thinking…two days in a row with techniques(s).  Parenthesis around the “s” because it’s the same technique, but YES!  I am having quite a bit of fun adding texture to my Reverse Confetti projects.  So much so, that I thought that I would share a little “how to.”

First, 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.  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.  And, as I noted above, I am sharing how to add some fun texture to your Reverse Confetti cards and projects…with embossing paste.

So, here it goes…

First, what you are going to need are a stencil, embossing paste and color/shimmer spray (totally optional, but wait ’til you see how cool it looks with the embossing paste).  Of course, the other elements of your card, too.  I am showing you how to use the stencil and paste on a TAG ME, TOO Confetti Cuts die cut…

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I cut out one TAG ME, TOO Confetti Cuts die cut and then applied the embossing paste to it using a piece of cardstock (no fancy tools, here).  After I peeled up the stencil and allowed it to dry, this is what it looked like…

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I then sprayed the color spray on top of the embossed tag.  I used the amethyst that is shown above and it made gigantic mess because there was a clog in the sprayer (ugh!).  Fortunately, when I buy things I sometimes buy them in just about every color I can get my hands on.  Then it was off to the aqua color color spray, which I actually like a lot better!

I apologize that I don’t have a stop out picture showing just the die cut, embossing pasted, color sprayed tag, but here it is on my completed card…

(pardon the smudgy marks…that was me trying some new settings on the camera).

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The main image panel has a sentiment created from the LIGHTHEARTED LETTERS stamp set, along with the “TREATS” die from the TREAT TOTE Confetti Cuts die set.  The debossed circle is part of the CIRCLES ‘N SCALLOPS Confetti Cuts die set.

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Recognize the sketch?  Yep, it’s this month’s SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY!  There are still a few more days to play along for a chance to win.  All the details can be found HERE.

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And, one more shot of the completed card.  I just love the texture and color pop of the tag behind the main image panel!

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ALL TREATS CARD

Stamps: Lighthearted Letters

Confetti Cuts: Tag Me, Too; Circles ‘n Scallops, Treat Tote

Ink: VersaFine

Cardstock: Dark Gray, White, Orange

Pattern Paper: Doodlebug, Lawn Fawn

Other: Heidi Swapp Color Shine, Stencil, Embossing Paste, Linen Thread, Baker’s Twine, Dimensional Adhesive, Sequins, Rhinestones

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WEEK IN REVERSE

By admin
on June 06, 2014

Hey, hey, ‘Fetti Fans…TGIF and happy first day of summer vacation!

Have you played along with this month’s SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY?  Come play along for a chance to win!  All details can be found HERE and once more, here’s the sketch…

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It’s Friday and time to take a peek back at what the Confetti Crew was up to this week for our WEEK IN REVERSE.

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Amber made my jaw drop with these mixed media pages using PETALS ‘N POSIES stamps and PETALS ‘N POSIES Confetti Cuts, as well as the COUNT YOUR RAINBOWS stamp set…

This is such a beautiful baby card from Sarah using LOTS TO SAY and PETALS ‘N POSIES stamps and PETALS ‘N POSIES Confetti Cuts, as well as our DOUBLE EDGE SCALLOP BORDER Confetti Cuts die…

She also completed the inside using BEAUTIFUL BANNERS stamps and BEAUTIFUL BANNERS Confetti Cuts…

Laurie created this darling card using the HERE WE GO stamp set and coordinating HERE WE GO Confetti Cuts, as well as the BEAUTIFUL BANNERS stamp set and BEAUTIFUL BANNERS Confetti Cuts…

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Leigh’s thank you card gift set is so sweet…

The packaging for this gift set was created with the SWEET TREAT TENT Confetti Cuts die and embellished with TAG ME Confetti Cuts dies stamped with a sentiment from the SWEET THING stamp set from our KEY WORDS COLLECTION.

Each of the cards in this set is so sweet!  You can see the full collection on her blog HERE.  This is just one of the several using LOTS TO SAY and WHOLE LOTTA HEARTS

I’m lovin’ Lisa’s super cute and clever shaker card featuring the WINNING stamp set along with the TAG ME and OH MY STARS Confetti Cuts…

This card from Amy rocked this month’s SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY with this fun and fabulous card using BEAUTIFUL BANNERS stamps and BEAUTIFUL BANNERS Confetti Cuts as well as the large heart from the LOVE NOTE Confetti Cuts set stamped with the small dots from WHOLE LOTTA DOTS

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Kathy’s post for this card is titled “Feels Like Summer” and this bright and colorful card using LET’S CHILL stamps and LET’S CHILL Confetti Cuts just epitomizes that…

It’s amazing how two people can get such different (and totally wonderful!) projects from the same set!  Here’s Heather’s card that also uses the LET’S CHILL stamps and LET’S CHILL Confetti Cuts along with the DOIN’ THE WAVE Confetti Cuts…

Last, but not least, is this beauty from Amy using this month’s sketch along with BE A BARISTA

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Join us Sunday, June 8th for our monthly blog hop!

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WEEK IN REVERSE

By admin
on May 30, 2014

Howdy ‘Fetti Fans!

It’s time for WEEK IN REVERSE where we take a peek back at what the fabulously talented CONFETTI CREW has been up to this week!

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Amy’s card using INNER ROCK STAR and OH MY STARS and TAG ME Confetti Cuts is absolutely (ahem) rockin’!

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Joni just took my breath away with this watercolored PETALS ‘N POSIES card (also using BEAUTIFUL BANNERS and BEAUTIFUL BANNERS Confetti Cuts).

Stacey checked in with her “artsy” side for this beautiful watercolored card using COUNT YOUR RAINBOWS and TAG ME Confetti Cuts.

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Lisa is shooting for the stars with this crazy cool card using WINNING, OH MY STARS Confetti Cuts, DOIN’ THE WAVE Confetti Cuts and TAG ME Confetti Cuts

Only Leigh would think to make flowers into stars (so clever!).  I love this card using ALL ABOUT YOU and with PETALS ‘N POSIES.

Get ready for your jaw to drop!  This giftie using LABEL ME, LABEL ME Confetti Cuts, LOVE NOTE Confetti Cuts and SO STRIPEY from Sarah is so crazy cute!

Beep! Beep!  Cute card from Kathy cruising by using HERE WE GO along with coordinating HERE WE GO Confetti Cuts.

Shore do love this card from Amy using HAPPY HARBOR and SO STRIPEY.

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What a fun card from Lisa using lots of great patterns along with the PETALS ‘N POSIES stamp set and PETALS ‘N POSIES Confetti Cuts.

Susan’s trendy gold stripe notebooks (found at Target in the dollar section!) are perfectly adored with flowers from PETALS ‘N POSIES (and coordinating PETALS ‘N POSIES Confetti Cuts), WHOLE LOTTA DOTS, sentiment from YOU MAKE ME SMILE and additional die cuts using TAG ME Confetti Cuts and CLASS ACT Confetti Cuts.

Stay tuned this weekend for a new SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY coming June 1st!

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‘FETTI FINDS & NEW LINK LIST

By admin
on August 19, 2013

Hello, my friends!  I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.  We certainly enjoyed ours here in the del Muro house.  Tony got in some much wanted boys time on the golf course while the kiddos and I hung out at home and took care of prepping for the  upcoming school year and cleaning up the house.  I also managed to get in a project for the next release.  To say that I am excited about our fall release would be a bit of an understatement.  Stay tuned for all the details about the September 8th release…it will be here before we know it!

A couple of inventory notes…

1. Peacock Pretties, I Like You and Whole Lotta Dots are low in stock .

2. Arrows ‘n Elements will be shipping from our manufacturer this week.  I will be updating the Facebook page, as well as sending out a newsletter when we have those back in stock.  I know there are a lot of you waiting on this set; thank you for your patience.

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Drumroll, please.

The ‘Fetti Finds from last week’s link list are Penny Ward and Sheri Gilson!

Penny and Sheri, grab your badge!

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Penny’s project is so fun and colorful.  I love that she stepped outside the box and created this gorgeous mixed media project with a sentiment from DREAM IN COLOR

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Sheri’s card uses lots of fun layers to and sentiments from CELEBRATE CAKE

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We want to see your Reverse Confetti creations!  Post them here for a chance to win FREE STAMPS!

Each Monday we’ll be posting:

  • The ‘FETTI FINDS from the previous week’s link list.
  • A new link list at the bottom of the ‘Fetti Find post.  It will remain open through Saturday of that week.

 <– FIND IT FAST: You’ll be able to find the current ‘Fetti Find post quickly by clicking on the button on the sidebar.

The last day of the month:

  • The ‘FETTI FAVE will be announced here on the Reverse Confetti blog.  This will be one of the ‘Fetti Finds from that month and they will be chosen based on their project and creative use of REVERSE CONFETTI stamps.  The ‘FETTI FAVE will receive the ENTIRE NEXT STAMP RELEASE and be invited to play along with the Confetti Crew for sneak peek days and the new release hop.

Just a couple of rules…

  • Anything goes, as long as Reverse Confetti stamps are the only stamps used OR are the main focal point of the project.
  • No limit to the number of projects linked, but they must be posted to your blog or gallery that same week (no linking older projects).

SHOW US YOUR REVERSE CONFETTI CREATIONS…

 


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