Happy Wednesday ‘Fetti Fans! So happy you stopped by to visit us on the blog today! Amber here hijacking the blog while the Reverse Confetti offices are closed this week.

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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.  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.

 For my card, I broke out my Dylusions inks to create a fun spattered background!

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First step was to emboss the arrows from ARROWS ‘N ELEMENTS in black embossing powder on some watercolor paper. (I used Tim Holtz’s watercolor paper because it’s bright white and amazing with the Dylusions inks).

 After heat setting the black embossed arrows, it’s time to spritz and splash some ink! I do this really quickly and with total randomness. Just take the cap off the ink and start flicking the ink. Get big splotches and small splotches. Blot with paper towel and flick more ink! Just keep repeating the process until you get the background you’re looking for. I used a couple different colors, but you could use just one or ten colors!

 Once I had my background, I stamped the sentiment from INNER ROCK STAR. I stamped it once in black, and again in green ink. I cut the banner in the middle of the sentiment out and popped it up on dimensionals. The Happy Birthday sentiment is from CELEBRATE CAKE.

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