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By Jen del Muro
on October 29, 2015

Hello and Happy Thursday, ‘Fetti Fans!

This week is just blazing right by us, I swear!  I have lots of design work planned out for the next few days in preparation of the upcoming November 8th release. This release is a bit smaller than most of our other releases and I think you’ll find the new goodies perfect additions to your RC collection!  More to come on that very soon!

As for today, it’s time for another edition of CONFETTI CAMERA!

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A little bit about 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. For this round each of our designers will be coming up with a SET of something. You’ll see gift sets, card sets, pocket scrapping sets and much more this time around.

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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Up in the spotlight today is the one and only, JEAN MANIS

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Hello, Fetti’ Fans! It’s Jean Manis bringing you this week’s Confetti Camera. I’m sharing a set of CAS holiday cards featuring the Layered Snowflake Confetti Cuts set in non-traditional colors.

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For the card set, I created four variations on the same design.

To begin, I cut snowflakes from both white and silver cardstock (two each per card). For two of the cards, I stamped the sentiment “love & joy” from Winter Word Coordinates and heat-embossed it with silver embossing powder on a white cardstock panel. I used the largest die in the Layered Snowflake Confetti Cuts to cut a window in the panel. I adhered the snowflakes together and inside the window, backed with the colored cardstock using dimensional adhesive.

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The panels were attached to a silver cardstock bases.

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For the other two cards, I die cut a sentiment from Winter Words Confetti Cuts from silver cardstock (twice for dimension) and adhered the sentiment to a colored cardstock panel onto which the snowflakes were attached with dimensional adhesive.

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The colored cardstock panels were attached to white cardstock bases.

By simplifying the design and color options, and adding metallic accents with cardstock and heat-embossing, a CAS set of holiday cards are easily mass produced!

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SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY

By Jen del Muro
on October 26, 2015

Howdy, ‘Fetti Fans and Happy Monday!

I hope everyone had an awesome weekend!  My family and I traveled up to Oklahoma to visit friends and attend the OU/Texas Tech football game (hubs is an OU alum).   Here’s a pic of us in our seats (waaay up at the top).  Fortunately, we had some friends sitting in the lower level that we joined in the second half.

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Don’t forget that MAKE IT WITH ME MONDAY is happening today at 11am CST.  The supply list was sent out in Friday’s newsletter.

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Just a few more days left to enter your card in this month’s SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY!  We sure hope that you will play along for a chance to win!  All of the detail, along with the link list can be found HERE or simply by clicking on the button on the sidebar.

Here’s the sketch one last time…

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And, of course, we have some Confetti Creativity to share with you today!

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Tag Me, Pumpkin Patch (with coordinating Confetti Cuts)

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Lisa Addesa

Wreaths Confetti Cuts, Winter Words Confetti Cuts, Winter Words Coordinates

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Amy Tsuruta

Pumpkin Patch Confetti Cuts, Easy As Pie

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Amy Sheffer

Wreaths Confetti Cuts, Jolly Holiday (with coordinating Confetti Cuts)

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COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI: WINTER WORDS, COORDINATES & LOTS MORE

By Jen del Muro
on October 05, 2015

Holiday Greetings, ‘Fetti Fans and welcome to DAY ONE of our Holiday Release sneak peeks.  We are beyond excited about this month’s release!

As you know, we generally release every other month, but we decided to bump up this year’s holiday release filled with 3 new stamp sets, 6 new Confetti Cuts die sets, new *limited edition* Quick Card Panels and MORE paper crafting goodness to October…so, here we are on DAY ONE of the COUNTDOWN TO CONFETTI.

If you’re new to Reverse Confetti releases, here’s how it works…

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Just a note…all of our releases will happen on the 8th of the month…just not every month.  We will release new product every other month.  We’ll still be hopping on the 8th, whether there is a release or not.  Just remember, “Eight is Great!”

If you’re wondering if we are still having our regular November release, too, the answer is YES!

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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 OCTOBER 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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I’m not gonna lie, this is a long post…filled with TONS of AWESOME stuff (including a list of Confetti Crew members posting even more inspirational projects today)!   Grab that cuppa, sit back and check out what’s coming to the Reverse Confetti Store on October 8th!

First in today’s line-up is our brand new *limited edition* QUICK CARD PANELS

‘TIS THE SEASON

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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!

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You asked, we listened.  More words like the FANCY WORDS Confetti Cuts!  (We love this font, too)!

Introducing…

WINTER WORDS

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WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts contains 4 seasonal words.  The size of these is larger than the similar FANCY WORDS Confetti Cuts die set, making it easy to make a big, bold statement on your holiday projects.

Of course, we had to come up with a coordinating stamp set for those fabulous WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts dies!  Introducing…

WINTER WORD COORDINATES

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Mix and match these sentiments with the WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts for lots and lots of great sayings on your projects!

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My first project today uses the new WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts, the WINTER WORDS COORDINATES stamp set along with the new ‘Tis the Season QUICK CARD PANELS and a couple more of our new additions to the shop (squeeeeeal!).

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(Note, we have noticed a switch in the Quick Card Panels and this panel and an updated Product Graphic has been added).

For this project, I cut the one of the ‘Tis the Season QUICK CARD PANELS with the (previously released) TAG ME, TOO Confetti Cuts die and then stamped the “bring on the” sentiment from the new WINTER WORDS COORDINATES stamp set to pair with the “merry” from the WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts (triple cut and layered for dimension).

The back side of the project…

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Why would I show the back side?  It’s actually a detail shot of one of the new products we have in store! Introducing…

FROSTED PILLOW BOXES

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These pillow boxes are ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS and definitely take your gift card, treat and small giftie giving to the next level!  In addition, they are food safe, BPA free and recyclable!

One more detail shot of this super easy and cute project

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Did you notice that sweet snowflake on the tag, too?

Yep, that’s another one of the new products being released on October 8th and it’s designed by our very own Confetti Crew member, Kay Miller!  Introducing…

LAYERED SNOWFLAKE

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Take a look at just a few of the options using this incredible Confetti Cuts die…

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This absolutely fabulous LAYERED SNOWFLAKE Confetti Cuts die set was inspired and designed based on Kay’s own beautiful clay ornaments that she has sold in her Etsy shop.  Here’s a look at one of those incredibly gorgeous ornaments created by Kay…

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We’ve made it easy to make your own creations like this with paper, felt, cork, etc. with the LAYERED SNOWFLAKE Confetti Cuts die set.  I love that everyone can create both smaller (like the one on the tag above), and larger ornate pieces very simply, like this…

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I filled our FROSTED PILLOW BOX with red and green peppermints, added a belly band created from patterned paper and then topped it all with this beautiful felt ornament.

To make it an ornament, I simply added TWINE to the back (circle is cut from the die set)…

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Are you wondering why it kind of looks like a sandwich on the bottom?  I added a sheet of cardstock in between the two layers of felt because my original intention/idea for this was for it to be a pin.  When I came up short searching for a pin back in my stash, I went ahead and made it into an ornament.

I added flatback pearls to this for a finishing touch.  I have to say that I LOVE how it turned out!

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About that twine that I added to the back…

This is twine from The Twinery and I have had multiple colors in my stash for ages and I keep adding it to everything because it is such AWESOME quality 100% cotton twine.  As I kept reaching for it, I thought “I should just put this stuff in the Reverse Confetti store!”  So I did! I love being able to share great quality paper crafting items right along side all of the Reverse Confetti originals!

On October 8th we will be introducing ALL 16 COLORS (sold in 15 yard bundles)…

SOLID BAKER’S TWINE

Solid_Cappuccino     Solid_Charcoal     Solid_Stone   Solid_Natural

Solid_Blossom   Solid_Strawberry_   Solid_Pink_Sorbet   Solid_Maraschino

Solid_Mandarin   Solid_Marigold   Solid_Honeydew   Solid_Peapod   Solid_Caribbean   Solid_Denim   Solid_Midnight_Blue   Solid_Lilac  

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My next project uses the twine, as well as one more Confetti Cuts die set that is releasing on October 8th.  Introducing…

HOLLY

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This 5 piece Confetti Cuts die set features two sizes of holly leaves with stitched center line detail, as well as a base for 2 different styles of holly berries.

I keep reaching for this Confetti Cuts die set over and over, so be warned that you will see a lot of it on my holiday projects as it makes the most perfect seasonal embellishment!

Here’s a trio of tags that use the new WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts, WINTER WORD COORDINATES stamps along with the new HOLLY Confetti Cuts and Cappuccino SOLID BAKER’S TWINE

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The tags are cut from THANKS TAG Confetti Cuts die set that was released last month.  This has definitely been a best seller and I am glad to see everyone enjoying it!

I cut the holly leaves from (Halloween!) patterned paper and then used white cardstock for the base and then added two of the solid berries and one of the berries that has the highlight cut.  The red sequin was the perfect bit of bling to set it all off!

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One last shot of this trio that is going to make the most perfect additions to my gifties this year…

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I have one final introduction for you today and I think you’re going to LOVE it!  I know I do and it’s going to be on my crafting desk for a long time to come!  Introducing…

WREATHS

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This set of two wreaths is perfect for the upcoming holiday season, but the wonderful and unique thing about these wreaths is that they are not created from a typical leaf shape, but rather from hearts so you will find yourself reaching for this time and time again throughout the year.  I may just have to make a Halloween project with them, too!

Here, I paired the large wreath from the WREATHS Confetti Cuts die set with the WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts die set and the WINTER WORDS COORDINATES stamp set for a lovely trio of cards…

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For these cards, I cut two of the word “peace” and layered them on top of each other for a little added dimension.  I also did this with the WREATHS Confetti Cuts die cuts and then slightly pulled up the edges.  Red sequins were a finishing touch that brought it all together…

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There is so much more inspiration to see using these stamps and dies that are releasing on OCTOBER 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

JEAN MANIS

AMY ROHL

LEIGH PENNER

HEATHER PULVIRENTI

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Winter Word Coordinates

This set, along with the coordinating WINTER WORDS Confetti Cuts dies make it fast and easy to put together a card, tag or scrapbook page.  The combination of these two products gives you many options for sentiments on your holiday and winter cards, tags, scrapbook pages and more.

Set of 12 stamps

SIZE REFERENCE:

“From Our Family…” 2.75” x .65”

4”x 4” stamp set

CONFETTI CUTS: Winter Words

You asked, we listened…More words in this awesome font! We supersized these words so that they make a bold statement on your cards, tags and scrapbook pages. Pair them with the Winter Words Coordinates stamp set for even more great sentiment options.

Set of 4 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

“peace” 2.16” x .83”

CONFETTI CUTS: Holly

Nothing says Christmas cheer like holly and these Confetti Cuts dies and the perfect touch for all of your holiday projects.

Set of 5 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Large Holly Leaf 1.06” x 1.75”

CONFETTI CUTS: Wreaths

These beautiful wreaths are a beautiful addition to your holiday projects, but you’ll find yourself reaching for them well beyond the holiday season. The heart shaped “leaves” are perfect for both Valentine and spring themed projects, too, making this set very versatile.

Set of 1 wafer thin dies

SIZE REFERENCE:

Large Wreath 3.43” diameter

CONFETTI CUTS: Layered Snowflake

This gorgeous Layered Snowflake Confetti Cuts die set is designed by Confetti Crew Design Team Member, Kay Miller, and is inspired by her clay ornaments that she creates and sells in her Etsy shop. This die set makes it easy to create amazingly beautiful snowflakes from paper, felt and more. See idea sheet for layering possibilities.

This set contains 12 snowflake pieces

SIZE REFERENCE:

Largest Snowflake 2.8” x 3.1”

Frosted Pillow Boxes

Take your treat and small gift giving to next level with these gorgeous frosted pillow boxes. These boxes are food safe, BPA free and are recyclable.

Set of 8 pillow boxes

SIZE REFERENCE:

Flat pillow box measure 3” x 1” x 5”

4” of usable inside space when ends folded in

*not available for wholesale

Solid Twine

Hands down, this is the best solid twine on the market today and that is why we had to bring it into the Reverse Confetti store! This 4-ply plush 100% cotton twine is a beautiful (and easy!) addition to your paper crafting projects. This twine is sold in 15 yard bundles packaged on a cardboard panel and in a cello bag, making it easy to store or bring on crafty retreats. Variety of colors available

SIZE REFERENCE:

15 yards per bundle

*not available for wholesale

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

All stamp, Confetti Cuts die and Quick Card Panels images copyright © Reverse Confetti unless otherwise noted

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BRING ON THE MERRY TREAT GIFTIE

Stamps: Winter Word Coordinates

Confetti Cuts: Tag Me Too, Winter Words, Layered Snowflake

Quick Card Panels: ‘Tis The Season

Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black

Other RC: Natural Twine, Pillow Box

Other: Ribbon, Button, Enamel Dots, Dimensional Adhesive

FELT SNOWFLAKE TREAT GIFTIE

Confetti Cuts:  Layered Snowflake

Patterned Paper: Echo Park

Other RC: Cappuccino Twine, Pillow Box

Other: Pearl Flatbacks, Felt

MERRY CHRISTMAS TAGS

Stamps: Winter Word Coordinates

Confetti Cuts: Thanks Tag, Winter Words

Patterned Paper: Doodlebug, Other

Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black

Other RC: Cappuccino Twine

Other: Ribbon, Button, Sequin, Dimensional Adhesive

PEACE LOVE & JOY CARD SET

Stamps: Winter Word Coordinates

Confetti Cuts: Winter Words, Wreaths

Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black

Other: Sequins

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