COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI: MERMAID KISSES, SEASIDE & NEW CONFETTI CUTS, TOO!

By Jen del Muro
on June 05, 2016

Hello, ‘Fetti Fans and welcome to DAY ONE of the COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI!

This month we are releasing 4 new stamp sets, 7 new Confetti Cuts die sets, a new color of twine and a brand new set of *limited edition* Quick Card Panels (these are some of my favorites yet!).  All of the new product will be available for purchase at midnight EST on June 8th.  Until then, we’ll be celebrating the new release with product reveals, project ideas and chances to win!

Here’s our agenda for the next few days…

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Don’t forget to leave a comment here and on each sneak peek post this week for a chance to win!

In addition to having a chance to win just by leaving a comment on the sneak peek posts, we are also running a Facebook promotion.  After you are done checking out the sneak peeks, head on over to OUR FACEBOOK PAGE and look for this graphic pinned to the top of our feed (beginning at 9am EST today)…

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On Facebook, simply leave a comment under the graphic.  One person that comments on the graphic by 1pm EST on June 7th will be randomly chosen to win a $15 gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store.  Winners for both the blog comments and Facebook comments will be announced here on the Reverse Confetti blog as well as on Facebook.

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Let’s get this party started!

You know the drill…

Grab that cuppa, sit back and enjoy the Confetti Creativity we have for you today!

First up on our introductions is the new QUICK CARD PANELS, and I have to say that these designs are definitely some of my favorites and I know that they will go quick!

BY THE SEA QUICK CARD PANELS

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QUICK CARD PANELS are limited edition premium heavyweight cardstock panels measuring 3.25″ x 4.5″.  Each package contains 2 of each 8 printed design.  They are designed for A2 card making, but you can easily use them on all of your paper crafting projects!  We will have a new set of QUICK CARD PANELS with each release. Grab them while you can, because once they’re gone, they’re gone!

You’ll see the new limited edition QUICK CARD PANELS used on a variety of projects from the Confetti Crew.  We can’t wait to see how you will use them on your creations!

A little while back, I had a conversation with one of our Confetti Crew design team members and she (ahem) begged that we bring back the HAPPY HARBOR stamp set that we released in our very first release.  While I didn’t have plans to bring back that particular set, it did motivate me to further develop the sentiments and images to complete the nautical set that had been haunting my sketchbook for sometime.  With that little boost of motivation, we were able to create the new nautical themed stamp set to the Reverse Confetti line of stamps…

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Coordinating Confetti Cuts die set…

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My first project today features both the new By the Side QUICK CARD PANELS and the new SEASIDE stamps and Confetti Cuts die in a sweet lil’ shaker card…

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I created the shaker box using the SHAKERS ‘N FRAMES Confetti Cuts die set.  I cut the outside square from the new By the Sea QUICK CARD PANELS and layered the whale from the SEASIDE stamp set on top.  The gray layer under the shaker is cut with the wavy edge from the EDGE ESSENTIALS Confetti Cuts die set and the “Whale Done” sentiment is stamp in the lower right corner, as you can see.

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Inside the shaker, I added the anchor from the SEASIDE Confetti Cuts die set along with some various shaped and colored sequins.

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On the top right corner of the shaker, I added a little flag adorned with 2 more new products…

FIRECRACKER STRIPED TWINE

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And…

SEEING STARS CONFETTI CUTS

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Before I get to my next project to share with you today (and there are still several more), I want to introduce you to 2 more new Confetti Cuts die that we will be releasing on June 2nd…

SCALLOPED TAG LAYER CONFETTI CUTS

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This Confetti Cuts die is designed to work with the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts die set.

And…

SAND DOLLAR CONFETTI CUTS

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This next project features many Reverse Confetti products, both part of the June 8th release and previously released.

The base of this tag is the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts die set cut from watercolored paper and topped with the new SCALLOPED TAG LAYER Confetti Cuts die.  The dark coral hanger is cut from the HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die set…and I have to admit that piece almost didn’t make it on there.  I was staring at this tag thinking that it needed *something* and I tried this and I tried that it nothing was coming together and then I saw a scrap of this paper and I knew just what to do!

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The focal image is a trio of the new SAND DOLLAR Confetti Cuts (edges very lightly sponged to create added depth), the anchor from the new SEASIDE Confetti Cuts die set and the “You Anchor Me” sentiment from the SEASIDE stamp set (heat embossed in clear)…

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I really do love how this tag came together!

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I have one more project using this stamp and Confetti Cuts die set and another introduction, too!

SUNBURST COVER PANEL CONFETTI CUTS

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This next project features the new SUNBURST COVER PANEL with a few of the other new products that I have introduced thus far.

As you can probably see, this kinda started out as a tag with the new SCALLOPED TAG LAYER Confetti Cuts die on top of the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts die set.

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I wanted to do something “more” with the tag, but hadn’t decided on a direction to take with it and then it occurred to me that there is nothing stopping me from adding this darling birthday tag to a card!

So, I layered the SUNBURST COVER PANEL Confetti Cuts in white on top of a white card base.  I love the look of the white on white here, as there is a lot of texture, but it does not distract or take away from the tag that already has a lot going on.

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To create the scene on the tag, I stamped the “Snappy Birthday” sentiment on a piece of kraft cardstock and tore across the top to create the “sand.”  The cute lil’ crab is popped up on a pop dot on top of the sand for added dimension.

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The top part of the tag features cuts from the SUN ‘N CLOUDS Confetti Cuts die set (previously released).  As a finishing touch, I added the aqua button tied off with the KRAFT TWINE.

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Can you believe it?  I still have a couple more introductions for you today!

Introducing…

MERMAID KISSES

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And, the coordinating Confetti Cuts die set…

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Mermaids are quite on trend right now, which is really quite a coincidence.  I have had a mermaid on “my list” now for quite sometime and it fit in perfectly with this month’s release.  I like when it’s organic like that!

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My first card using the MERMAID KISSES stamps and Confetti Cuts, also features some of the previously released Reverse Confetti products that I keep close on my desk…PERFECTLY PAISLEY Confetti Cuts die set and WHOLE LOTTA DOTS.

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I had a lot of fun creating this scene!  The “splash” is created with the PERFECTLY PAISLEY Confetti Cuts die set.  I used 3 different sizes to cut out the splash on the front of the card and then backed the negative cut with sparkly white tulle and aqua paper.

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The bottom portion of the card is stamped with the leaves/coral from the MERMAID KISSES stamp set and then a layer kraft cardstock stamped with the small dots from the WHOLE LOTTA DOTS stamp set is adhered on top.  I added a couple of shells for dimension and texture to the scene.

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Both the mermaid and her jellyfish friend are popped up with dimesional adhesive.  I added some Stickles to the mermaid tale for the perfect amount of bling (along with the trio of clear sequins)!

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Before I get to my next card, I have one more product introduction today…

SCALLOPED COVER PANEL CONFETTI CUTS

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The SCALLOPED COVER PANEL Confetti Cuts die features the same scallops as the SCALLOPED TAG LAYER Confetti Cuts, but on a larger scale.

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This next card features both the new SCALLOPED COVER PANEL Confetti Cuts die along with the new MERMAID KISSES stamps and Confetti Cuts die set…

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The SCALLOPED COVER PANEL Confetti Cuts die set is cut from watercolor paper colored with blue watercolors.  I kept several of the insides of the scallops intact, as I loved the way it looked and I was able to show more of the watercolored detail by doing so.

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Under the SCALLOPED COVER PANEL Confetti Cuts is a navy blue layer that is covered in “bubbles” created with a stencil and translucent embossing paste.  Can I just tell you that I LOVE how this came out!

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The focal image panel is an aqua circle cut from the CIRCLES ‘N SCALLOPS Confetti Cuts die set (previously released) and topped with the mermaid from the new MERMAID KISSES Confetti Cuts die set.  The sentiment is stamped on the banner from the FLOWERS FOR MOM Confetti Cuts die set (previously released) and I added a few purple sequins and stamped/colored/cut starfish throughout the focal panel and across the card.

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There is so much more inspiration to see using these stamps and dies that are releasing on JUNE 8th!

Check out the Confetti Crew & Friends’ posts.

Be sure to leave a comment at each stop along the way for a chance to win!

AUDREY TOKACH

AMY KOLLING

AMY SHEFFER

AMY TSURUTA

LISA HENKE

DIANE JAQUAY

HEATHER PULVIRENTI

LAURIE SCHMIDLIN

SUSAN LILES

AMY ROHL

LEIGH PENNER

KAY MILLER

SARAH GOUGH

And, June ‘Fetti Friend…

VANESSA MENHORN

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Mermaid Kisses

It’s no secret that mermaids are quite the trend right now!  You’ll love adding this darling mermaid and her friends to your collection and creating fun filled creations that are sure to make a splash.  Coordinating Confetti Cuts die set available.

Set of 14 stamps

SIZE REFERENCE:

Mermaid 1.48” x 2.52”

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4”x 4” stamp set

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This nautical themed set features 4 images with coordinating sentiments (quips).  These images can be used on their own or pair them together to create a scene!  Coordinating Confetti Cuts die set available.

Set of 12 stamps

SIZE REFERENCE:

Whale 2.14” x 1.57”

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Seaside Confetti Cuts

The Seaside Confetti Cuts die set coordinates with the Seaside stamp set.

Set of 4 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Whale 2.8” x 1.65”

Mermaid Kisses Seaside Confetti Cuts

The Mermaid Kisses Confetti Cuts die set coordinates with the Mermaid Kisses stamp set.

Set of 9 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Mermaid  1.5” x 2.6”

Scalloped Cover Panel Seaside Confetti Cuts

The Scalloped Cover Panel Confetti Cuts die is perfect for making cards, but can also easily be added to scrapbook pages and other paper crafting projects.  Our DETAILED CIRCLES Confetti Cuts die set pairs perfectly with it, too!

Set of 1 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Panel is 4.25” x 5.5” (A2 card front size)

Sunburst Cover Panel Seaside Confetti Cuts

The Sunburst Cover Panel Confetti Cuts die is perfect for making cards, but can also easily be added to scrapbook pages and other paper crafting projects.  Our DETAILED CIRCLES Confetti Cuts die set pairs perfectly with it, too!

Set of 1 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Panel is 4.25” x 5.5” (A2 card front size)

Seeing Stars Seaside Confetti Cuts

The Seeing Stars Confetti Cuts die set features 5 different stars that can be used on all of your paper crafting projects!  From large to small, this set has them all!

Set of 5 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Large (solid) Star  2.12” x 2.03”

Scalloped Tag Layer Seaside Confetti Cuts

We are adding to the vast collection of dies that coordinate with the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts die set.  Use the Scalloped Tag Layer on its own or on top of the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts to create fabulous projects featuring these beautiful scallops.  This Confetti Cuts die pairs perfectly with the Mermaid Kisses and Seaside stamp and Confetti Cuts dies, as well as many others.

Set of 1 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Tag   2.6” x 3.33”

Sand Dollar Seaside Confetti Cuts

The SAND DOLLAR Confetti Cuts die set features 2 dies that when used together create a gorgeous SAND DOLLAR shell.  Adorn your cards, scrapbook pages and more with these beauties!

Set of 2 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Outer Circle   2.2” x 2.24”

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All Reverse Confetti dies (Confetti Cuts) are high quality US made steel dies.

Reverse Confetti stamps are high quality photopolymer mounted on an acetate sheet.

Unless otherwise noted, all images are © Reverse Confetti

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By Jen del Muro
on January 28, 2016

Greetings ‘Fetti Fans!

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Yesterday afternoon our inventory was update to reflect the re-stock of the IN THE BAG Confetti Cuts die set and the CLEAR TOTES.  These are flying out the door once again!  Get them while they are here now, because I can’t promise that I will be able to get them in time for all of your Valentine giftie giving.

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Today is a fun an exciting day as we are starting a new round of 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.

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In the spotlight today is the wonderfully talented, SUSAN LILES…

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Hi there, ‘Fetti Fans!  Today we are kicking off our first new Confetti Camera theme of 2016.  This time, the Confetti Crew will be working with the theme, “CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES”.  However, to make it a little more interesting, we are making the birthday theme off-limits, to help everyone think outside the box.  The celebrations can be “normal” stuff like wedding, baby shower, housewarming, etc., but you might also see things created for those wacky holidays like “National Donut Day, National Pie Day”, etc. throughout the coming months.  Sound like fun?  Here’s what I did:

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My daughter, Audrie and I started brainstorming “other” celebrations and although today is National Kazoo Day (lol), we both decided on an “Championship Soccer Celebration” theme.  So of course, I had to use her team’s name and colors (Explosion FC and the pink/black color combo), hoping this will bring them good luck in their indoor soccer league championship game coming up!

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I started by gathering my supplies, cardstock and paper, knowing I wanted to make a little table decoration, water bottle, and Frosted Pillow Box party favor.  The tag card actually came later from my leftover scraps that I had already stamped and cut, so this will be a sweet card to give to our amazing coach!

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I stamped and die cut different elements that I thought would make for a good soccer theme, mostly using the WINNING stamp set and WINNING Confetti Cuts.  I used my Silhouette to quickly cut and make the soccer ball, and then just started putting things together and embellishing. The table decoration is just a round container wrapped in paper and the sticks are just straws.  Once again, having a premade “stash” of elements right at my fingertips made this project move along so quickly.  Any of these pieces to my ensemble would be very easy to recreate.

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I hope you’ve enjoyed my project today.  Go EXPLOSION FC!

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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS

By Jen del Muro
on January 27, 2016

Hello ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Wednesday!

Today, we have a special WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS brought to you by Confetti Crew Member, Amy Sheffer.

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.

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Hi ‘Fetti Fans, it’s Amy here with a fun peek-a-boo tag for today’s Wednesday in the Works.

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I started by filling a Frosted Pillow Box with some candy, then added a pretty tag that I die-cut with the Thanks Tag Confetti Cuts. Because the tag is nearly as large as the box, I decided to cut a window into the tag so that the contents would show through. Here’s what I did:

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  1. Die-cut two tags using the Thanks Tag die, one from patterned paper and one from acetate.

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  1. Die-cut one Globe from white card stock.

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  1. Use the Globe die to cut a circle window in the patterned paper tag.

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  1. In-lay the white Globe into the circle window and adhere, using the acetate Thanks Tag die-cut as a backer.

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  1. Add a Hang Ups tag topper using a coordinating piece of patterned paper and a metallic gold grommet die-cut.

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  1. Embellish with Leafy die-cuts and a metallic gold Lovey Words sentiment.

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  1. I wrapped my Pillow Box with a coordinating patterned paper, making sure to cut a Globe opening in it as well.

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  1. Note: the 6×6 patterned paper is just a smidge short to fully wrap the pillow box, so I just added some sparkly gold washi tape at the seam to hide the gap.

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Thanks for joining me for this week’s Wednesday in the Works!

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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS

By Jen del Muro
on December 02, 2015

Hello, ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Wednesday!

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

What is WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS exactly?…

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 with wow factor!

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Hi ‘Fetti Fans, Amy here today, with an easy masking technique that gives a fun “how’d she do that?” look.

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I’ve used the technique to stamp the ornament on today’s tag. The basic steps are to first die-cut a shape, then, using the negative of the die-cut as a mask, repeatedly stamp a sentiment (or small image) to fill the unmasked area.

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First, I die-cut a Gift Card Holder Tag in white card stock along with a second Gift Card Holder Tag from recycled copy paper (this will be the mask, you could also use masking paper). Within the copy paper die-cut, I’ve cut out a large circle using one the dies in the Circles ‘N Scallops die set.

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I used a bit of washi to adhere the copy paper tag mask to the card stock tag, then repeatedly stamped the word “Christmas” from Winter Word Coordinates in light grey ink. Before removing the mask, I used a sponge dauber to apply some soft gray shadowing around the outer part of the circle. Remove the mask to reveal your stamped and sponged ornament.

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I embellished the bottom of the tag with some black and white striped paper, adorned the ornament with some holly and felt berries (both from the Holly Confetti Cuts die set) as well as a “merry” die-cut (from Winter Words Confetti Cuts), then finished with a Hang Ups tag topper, some Honeydew twine, and some gold sequins.

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25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS TAGS

By Jen del Muro
on November 20, 2015

Hello ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Friday!

We are THRILLED to be a part of Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags again this year both as a participant and as a sponsor (yep, you have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store)!  Click on graphic below to go to Tracey’s blog for all the details and to see what the Confetti Crew created for this awesome online event!

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The tags that I have created to share today are also the Make ‘n Take for tomorrow at The Little Blue House in Keller, TX from 10-1.

  If you are local or local-ish (wink), I sure hope that you will come see me and play!

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These tags are created with the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts die set.  I added the striped topped that comes in that set to the tag on the left and I added the topper from the BUBBLY TAG TOPPER Confetti Cuts die set to the one on the right.  Both have hangers from the new HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die set (coming back in stock soon!).

Both tags feature a sentiment from the new WITH LOVE stamp set stamped on the small label from the GIVE THANKS LABEL Confetti Cuts die set.

Detail shots…

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Stamps: With Love

Confetti Cuts: Topped Off Tag, Bubbly Tag Toppers, Hang ups, Give Thanks Label

Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black

Paper: Red, White, Green, Kraft Cardstock

Other: Brads, Dimensional Adhesive

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NEW RELEASE BLOG HOP

By Jen del Muro
on November 08, 2015

Hello ‘Fetti Fans…

We are so excited to announce that the November release is now available in the Reverse Confetti store!  Today, we are celebrating with a new release hop.  A list of all hoppers is near the bottom of this post in case of any breaks, etc.  We just know you’ll love this one more dose of “Confetti Creativity” we have for you today with the new November products.

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Here’s a little recap of the new products…

QUICK CARD PANELS

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I have a few projects to share with you today using these new products.

This first one uses the new GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG Confetti Cuts die set…

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Also on this money holder tag is the WREATHS Confetti Cuts, HOLLY Confetti Cuts, WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts and WINTER WORDS COORDINATES that we released last month and the GIVE THANKS LABEL Confetti Cuts.

Detail shots…

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The holly leaves are cut from vellum and the word “merry” and holly berries are cut from glitter cardstock…

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Here’s another project using the GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG Confetti Cuts die set.  This time I did not use the gift card “hole” for it, but rather kept it as a simple tag…

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Also used on this tag is the new HANG UPS Confetti Cuts (re-inforcer),  WITH LOVE stamp set and the (previously released) WHOLE LOTTA DOTS stamp set, along with the CIRCLES ‘N SCALLOPS Confetti Cuts die set, DOUBLE EDGE SCALLOP BORDER Confetti Cuts die set and HOLLY Confetti Cuts die set.

Detail shots…

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These next tags use the TOPPED OFF TAG along with the new HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die set and the new Holly Jolly QUICK CARD PANELS

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Going from left to right, I added just a little more detail to each.  The tag on the left is simply cut from the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts die and then I added the HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die cuts to the top.

The middle one is also cut from the TOPPED OFF TAG and has the HANG UPS detail on it, but I also added the small wreath from the WREATHS Confetti Cuts die set and embellished it with sequins and rhinestones.  Here’s a detail shot of this tag…

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The one on the right is the most embellished.  As with the others, it is cut from the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts die. I added the “topper” to it, along with a re-inforcer.  Under the topper is a scalloped edge cut from the DOUBLE EDGE SCALLOP BORDER Confetti Cuts die.  The bottom has both an embellishment from the HOLLY Confetti Cuts die set along with a sentiment panel stamped with the new WITH LOVE stamp set.

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Just one more project to share before I send you on  your way…

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This tag features the TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts, BUBBLY TAG TOPPER Confetti Cuts, HANG UPS Confetti Cuts and the new WITH LOVE STAMP SET…I just love how these all play so well together!  I tied off the top with some the STRAWBERRY TWINE we now have in store.

Detail shot of the colorful bubbles…

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There is so much more “Confetti Creativity” to see today!

Check out what the Confetti Crew Design Team & ‘Fetti Friends have created…

Now you are off to see –> Amy Kolling

Jinny Newlin

Heather Pulvirenti

Lisa Addesa

Lisa Henke

Jean Manis

Amy Rohl

Amy Tsuruta

Amy Sheffer

Leigh Penner

Chrissy Larson

Stacey Schafer

Kay Miller

Sarah Gough

Laurie Schmidlin

Susan Liles

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Just a quick reminder to mark your calendars, as this week we are having a CRAZY fun online event that is going to be filled with lots and lots of Christmas ideas that go way beyond the card…

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COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI: TOPPED OFF TAGS

By Jen del Muro
on November 06, 2015

Hello ‘Fetti Fans, Happy Friday and welcome to the second day of the COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI!

A quick note before I get to the business of sneak peeks today.  We received a large shipment of dies yesterday afternoon! 

Here’s what is BACK IN STOCK:

Doin’ The Wave

Circles ‘n Scallops

Fancy Words

Leafy

Globe

Pumpkin Patch

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If you missed DAY ONE, be sure to check it out so you don’t miss a thing!

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Don’t forget to leave a comment here and on each sneak peek post this week for a chance to win!

In addition to having a chance to win just by leaving a comment on the sneak peek posts, we are also running a Facebook promotion.  After you are done checking out the sneak peeks, head on over to OUR FACEBOOK PAGE and look for this graphic pinned to the top of our feed…

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On Facebook, simply leave a comment under the graphic.  One person that comments on the graphic by 1pm EST on NOVEMBER 7th will be randomly chosen to win a $15 gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store.  Winners for both the blog comments and Facebook comments will be announced here on the Reverse Confetti blog as well as on Facebook.

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Yesterday we introduced the first of two tag sets that we are releasing this month.  That’s right ‘Fetti Fans, we have another tag set releasing on November 8th and I think you’re gonna love it!

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This is a piece die set that features a tag and then two complementing layers, one for the top and one for the left side of the tag die.

This was one of those “light bulb” ideas that came to me while I was doodling in my sketch book and I am so pleased with how this product (and some others…hint, hint) came out.

My first project that I have to share with you today is a set of 3 tags using the new TOPPED OFF TAG along with the new HANG UPS Confetti Cuts and the MERRY & BRIGHT stamp set (with coordinating Confetti Cuts – released last month)…

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For this tag set, I cut 3 white tags and then 3 black cardstock cuts of the diagonal stripe layer for the left side of the tag.  I added the light bulbs on dimensional adhesive and finished it all off with hangers from the new HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die set…

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While I do love making tags, I really wanted to incorporate one into a card.  For this next project I’m sharing, I used both the new GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG Confetti Cuts and the new TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts (I love how these layer!!!)…

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The vellum piece is cut from the GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG Confetti Cuts die and then I layered a piece of pink cardstock and a TOPPED OFF TAG Confetti Cuts.

The word is cut from the HELLO Confetti Cuts die in gold cardstock and I created a hanger with the HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die set to coordinate.  Here’s a close up of both the hanger and the stripe layer that “tops off” the tag (hence the name)…

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One more detail shot…

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There is so much more inspiration to see using these stamps and dies that are releasing on NOVEMBER 8th!

Check out the Confetti Crew & Friends’ posts.

Be sure to leave a comment at each stop along the way for a chance to win!

LISA ADDESA

AMY KOLLING

AMY SHEFFER

AMY TSURUTA

LISA HENKE

LAURIE SCHMIDLIN

SUSAN LILES

KAY MILLER

LEIGH PENNER

STACEY SCHAFER

HEATHER PULVIRENTI

SARAH GOUGH

And ‘Fetti Friends…

JINNY NEWLIN

CHRISSY LARSON

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CONFETTI CUTS: Topped Off Tag

Love to layer your tags? This is the perfect Confetti Cuts die set for you! The Topped Off Tag Confetti Cuts die set features a tag along with 2 striped layering cuts…one for the top of the tag and one for the left side of the tag making it quick and simple to create unique and fun tags!

Set of 3 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Tag 2.6” x 3.33”

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TAG TRIO

Stamps: Merry & Bright

Confetti Cuts: Merry & Bright, Topped Off Tag, Hang Ups

Paper: White, Black, Pink, Green, Aqua Cardstock

Ink: SU! Dye Ink

Other: Brads

HELLO CARD

Confetti Cuts: Topped Off Tag, Hello, Gift Card Holder Tag, Hang Ups

Paper: Kraft, White, Aqua, Vellum, Polka Dot (Bella Blvd.)

Other: Sequins, Rhinestones

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COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI: 2 NEW STAMP SETS, PLUS MUCH MORE RC GOODNESS

By Jen del Muro
on November 05, 2015

Hello, and welcome to DAY ONE of sneak peeks, or as we like to say THE COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI!

Last month, we released our 2015 Holiday Collection and this month is a little bit of a continuation of that release, less the emphasis on “holiday.”  These 2 new stamp sets and 4 new Confetti Cuts die sets are ones that you are going to find yourself reaching for during the holiday season and then time and time again.  Of course, we have a new set of QUICK CARD PANELS, and those are definitely filled with lots of Christmas cheer!

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Don’t forget to leave a comment here and on each sneak peek post this week for a chance to win!

In addition to having a chance to win just by leaving a comment on the sneak peek posts, we are also running a Facebook promotion (starting at 9am EST today).  After you are done checking out the sneak peeks, head on over to OUR FACEBOOK PAGE and look for this graphic pinned to the top of our feed…

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On Facebook, simply leave a comment under the graphic.  One person that comments on the graphic by 1pm EST on NOVEMBER 7th will be randomly chosen to win a $15 gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store.  Winners for both the blog comments and Facebook comments will be announced here on the Reverse Confetti blog as well as on Facebook.

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Ok, ‘Fetti Fans, you know the drill…

Sit back, grab that cuppa and check out all the Confetti Creativity we have in store for you today with the new release goodies!

First, let’s introduce the new *limited edition* QUICK CARD PANELS

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QUICK CARD PANELS are limited edition premium heavyweight cardstock panels measuring 3.25″ x 4.5″.  Each package contains 2 of each 8 printed design.  They are designed for A2 card making, but you can easily use them on all of your paper crafting projects!  We will have a new set of QUICK CARD PANELS with each release. Grab them while you can, because once they’re gone, they’re gone!

You’ll see the new limited edition QUICK CARD PANELS used on a variety of projects from the Confetti Crew.  We can’t wait to see how you will use them on your creations!

One thing that you’ll notice with these QUICK CARD PANELS is that they are specifically designed to go with the tags that we are releasing this month.  Of course, they’re still perfect for card panels, too!

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Next up on the introductions is a new tag set that I one of the Confetti Crew Design Team members described as “life changing!”  I don’t know how it will change your life, but it’s definitely changing how I package some of my Christmas gifts!

GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG

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This 5 piece Confetti Cuts die set features a large tag, a rectangle panel that cuts and leaves a debossed line on the negative, a gift card insert and 2 decorative banners that match up with the gift card insert.

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As you know, it’s all about the details with me.  I created these super fun “hangers” to complement the tags being released this month.  It’s a simple design element that I think goes a long way…

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I have a couple of more introductions before I share my projects with you today.

This month, we are releasing 2 new stamp sets that are perfect for using on your holiday projects, but go well beyond these next couple of months.  They are perfect on tags (do you see a theme here?), as well as cards and all of your other paper crafting projects.  Without further adieu…

WITH LOVE

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ALPHABETICAL

(seriously, how fun is this font!?!)

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Ok, now I’m ready to share my projects with you (FINALLY!)…

This first project set features (well, everything above…) the new *limited edition* Holly Jolly QUICK CARD PANELS, GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG, HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die sets, as well as both WITH LOVE and ALPHABETICAL

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The “Holly Jolly” QUICK CARD PANEL is cut from the new GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG Confetti Cuts.

I simply adhered it to a card that had stitched detailing and added the HOLLY Confetti Cuts that we released last month for a simple and fun embellishment…

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One more detail shot…

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The second part of this gift set is a candy jar that was so easy and inexpensive to put together.  I may just have to keep a few of these on hand for when I need a quick giftie for a friend, hostess or neighbor…

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The jar is from a Japanese dollar store that is local to me (Daiso).  I then filled it with peppermints that I purchased in bulk.

The top of the jar has a few different elements adhered to it, making it more than just a dollar store jar.

First, I cut a small scalloped circle from kraft paper from the CIRCLES ‘N SCALLOPS Confetti Cuts die set.  I ran that through my paper crimper (yes, really, I still have one!). From there, I added a small wreath cut from the WREATHS Confetti Cuts die set.   While that was cute, it still needed a little something. I painted a wooden ball/bead white, added a rhinestone to the top (to cover the hole) and then added ribbon and a name tag.

As you can see, the name tag is stamped with letters from the new ALPHABETICAL stamp set and then “embellished” with the scalloped edge HANG UPS Confetti Cuts.  The re-inforcer is also from the HANG UPS Confetti Cuts set…

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I’ve mentioned a couple of times that these are necessarily holiday products and I want to show you how I used them on non-holiday projects.

Here are a couple of birthday tags that I did with the GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG Confetti Cuts die set and WITH LOVE stamp set (stars are from the OH MY STARS Confetti Cuts die set)…

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Here’s a closer peek at each…

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HOW TO CREATE A GIFT CARD POCKET:

  1. Cut 2 tags

  2. From one of the tags, cut the gift card pocket slot (it’s the die that kind of looks like a smiley).

  3. Stamp and embellish as desired

  4. Adhere tag from step 2 to other tag…adhering ONLY the edges

The mini banners are meant to embellish the slot that the gift card slides into.  They match up perfectly to the curve, or you can layer them across, too!

Detail shot of the gift card slot…

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As you can see, I used the flower re-inforcer from the new HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die set on the top hole of this tag.  I tied it off with orange ribbon and STRAWBERRY TWINE (love this stuff!!).

The other tag features a slightly more “boy” color scheme.  I layered the banners on this one to go all the way across the tag and added both the hanger and re-inforcer from the HANG UPS Confetti Cuts die set.  This one has MIDNIGHT BLUE TWINE pulled through the HANG UPS loop…

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On both of these the word “celebrate” is stamped in orange and then I used different colors on the “happy birthday” sentiment.

Detail shots…

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I have one more project to share with you today and then I am going to send you on your way to see all of the creations that the Confetti Crew and our ‘Fetti Friends have put together.

I’m switching back into holiday mode for this one…a very sweet and simple ornament created from clay and personalized with the ALPHABETICAL stamp set.

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Of course, I had the idea to do this yesterday afternoon…eek.  I had to use my oven to expedite the drying time of the “air dry” clay.  I set it to 175* and checked on it every 20 minutes or so and it was done within a couple of hours (YAY!).

Here are the supplies used for this project (stamp set not shown)…

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The clay was purchased at Michaels and the cookie cutter is just one from my stash.  I used a plastic straw to cut the ribbon hole.  The rolling pin was used to flatten the clay out (on top of wax paper).

Here I am cutting the clay after it was rolled out…

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I then “punched” the ribbon hole out with the plastic straw and stamped the words “Christmas 2015” using the ALPHABETICAL stamp set.

Sorry for the poor lighting on the pic below (I’m still getting used to the sun setting an hour earlier!).

Here is a  shot that shows a bit of the depth of the lettering, as well as the ribbon and button embellishment (tied off with NATURAL TWINE)…

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This clay can be painted, etc. once it is dry.  I wanted a more “rustic” feel to this particular ornament, but I think that I will have my kids do some and then have them paint them.

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There is so much more inspiration to see using these stamps and dies that are releasing on NOVEMBER 8th!

Check out the Confetti Crew & Friends’ posts.

Be sure to leave a comment at each stop along the way for a chance to win!

LISA ADDESA

AMY KOLLING

AMY SHEFFER

AMY TSURUTA

LISA HENKE

LAURIE SCHMIDLIN

SUSAN LILES

AMY ROHL

LEIGH PENNER

And ‘Fetti Friends…

JINNY NEWLIN

CHRISSY LARSON

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HOLLY JOLLY QUICK CARD PANELS

Our Quick Card Panels are limited edition heavyweight cardstock panels measuring 3.25″ x 4.5.”  These are the perfect (and easy!) addition to your A2 cards, as well as your scrapbook pages (including pocket pages), home decor projects and all your other paper crafting projects!  Use them full size or cut them down and layer them for countless possibilities!

Set of 16 (2 of each design) per package

WITH LOVE

The WITH LOVE stamp set is the perfect stamp set for all of your gift giving needs! It pairs well with both tags, cards and other paper crafting projects making it a versatile set that you will find yourself reaching for time and time again

Set of 10 stamps

SIZE REFERENCE:

“For My Sweet Friend” sentiment 1.53” x 1.34”

4”x 4” stamp set

Alphabetical 

Every stamper needs a great alphabet set in their stash and this is the perfect one! This stamp set contains both letters, numbers and symbols making your personalized gift giving a snap!

Set of 44 stamps

SIZE REFERENCE:

Each letter is approximately .4” tall

4”x 4” stamp set

CONFETTI CUTS: GIFT CARD HOLDER TAG

Take your gift card giving to the next level! This five piece Confetti Cuts die set contains a large tag, along with a rounded rectangle to cut a panel or create a frame/shaker, a gift card slot and 2 decorative banners. The rounded rectangle die also has a debossing line that gives you an added decorative detail on your negative cut.

Set of 5 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Tag 3.22” x 4.43”

CONFETTI CUTS: Hang Ups

Want a little extra detail added to your tags (or even a card panel)? Check out these fun HANG UPS Confetti Cuts dies! This die set features 3 fold over panels to top tags along with 3 decorative reinforcer pieces, as well!

Set of 6 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Scalloped Edge Hanger .67” x 2.22”

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HOLLY JOLLY CARD

Confetti Cuts: Holly

Quick Card Panels: Holly Jolly

Other: Sewing Machine, Dimensional Adhesive

MINT JAR GIFTIE

Stamps: Alphabetical

Confetti Cuts: Hang Ups, Circles ‘n Scallops, Wreaths

Ink: Green Dye ink

Other: Jar, Ribbon, Wood Ball/Bead, Brad

GIFT CARD HOLDER TAGS

Stamps: With Love

Confetti Cuts: Gift Card Holder Tag, Hang Ups, Oh My Stars

Other RC: Twine

Ink: SU! Dye Ink

Other: Ribbon, Sequins

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Stamps: Alphabetical

Other RC: Twine

Other: Clay, Ribbon

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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS

By Jen del Muro
on October 28, 2015

Hello, ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Wednesday!

We have a great new WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS for you today!

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, Sarah Gough, shares a fun a few sweet tags, along with a video!

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Homemade baking – it’s the perfect gift, especially when packaged up with a gorgeous tag. The Easy as Pie stamp set and Confetti Cuts make giving your sweet treats, well, easy as pie! I’ve used them to create three tags, one for Christmas, one that would look excellent on a hostess gift and one that is just sweet for sweetness sake. I also discovered a fun little Confetti Cut combo, the Thanks Tag works perfectly with one of the very first Confetti Cuts sets ever released!

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WEEK IN REVERSE

By Jen del Muro
on October 02, 2015

Hello and Happy Friday, ‘Fetti Friends!

It’s a been a super busy week over here in the Reverse Confetti office! We are so super excited for our Holiday Release next week on October 8th.  Our sneak peeks start on Monday…mark those calendars!

Also happening on Monday is our next MAKE IT WITH ME MONDAY on Periscope.  If you get our newsletter, the supply list along with a TON of other great inspiration and information is in there today.  I’ll be posting the supply list here a little later this weekend, too.

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If you haven’t been over to our Facebook page to enter the WIN IT BEFORE YOU CAN BUY IT promo, head on over after you check out today’s WEEK IN REVERSE post.  We’re giving away stamps and a little extra spending money!

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The Confetti Crew DT has been incredibly busy this week!  If you didn’t check out the PageMaps site yesterday, please head on over there and don’t miss out on all the wonderful creations they have posted there.

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Kay Miller

Fall Fun Quick Card Panels, Thanks Tag Confetti Cuts, Pretty Panels: Thankful Confetti Cuts, Petals ‘n Posies (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Love Blooms (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Tagged Tote Confetti Cuts (bow)

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Amy Kolling

Thanks Tag Confetti Cuts, Leafy Confetti Cuts, Fancy Word Coordinates

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Jean Manis

Monkey Business, Folded Tag Confetti Cuts, Folded Tag Sentiments

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Amy Sheffer

Thanks Tag Confetti Cuts, Spooky Cuties, Spooky Sentiments

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Amy Rohl

Caffeinated Cups Confetti Cuts, For the Love of Latte

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Laurie Schmidlin

Caffeinated Cups (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Leafy Confetti Cuts, For the Love of Latte

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Leigh Penner

Caffeinated Cups (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Be a Barista, Stitched Flag Trio Confetti Cuts

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Easy as Pie (with coordinating Confetti Cuts)

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Lisa Henke

Caffeinated Cups (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Woodgrain Confetti Cuts, Leafy Confetti Cuts, Circles ‘n Scallops Confetti Cuts, For the Love of Latte

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Envie Wrap Confetti Cuts, Shakers ‘n Frames Confetti Cuts, Circles ‘n Scallops Confetti Cuts, Too Cute To Spook (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Leafy Confetti Cuts

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Stacey Schafer

Too Cute to Spook (with coordinating Confetti Cuts), Pretty Panels: Triangles Confetti Cuts, Envie Wrap Confetti Cuts, Fall Fun Quick Card Panels

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