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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS

Hi there, Amy S here today with a new Reverse Confetti Wednesday in the
Works video. This week, I’m using the Leaf Lattice Stencil to create
some beautiful ink-blended backgrounds.

I’ve created two cards, same design, just different colors and sentiments.
This first one blends Flamingo and Buttercup in the background. I’m
really liking the light touch you get with stencil brushes, or in this
case, an inexpensive make-up brush (thank you Laurie Willison for that
money-saving tip!). I find they have a lighter touch all the way around, so
your ink blending can be super light (or just keep adding for more
saturation and intensity). Also, I find there’s less pressure on the
stencil, so it doesn’t shift during the ink blending.

The *Round Top Tag* with the window cut out makes a great neutral layer on
the card and is the perfect way to frame a stamped Simply Sentiments
sentiment.

I added a stamped, colored, and die-cut panda bear from Miso Happy, along
with a paper pieced ballon from Take Flight. The pink diagonal striped
pattern is from the True Love 6×6 Paper Pad. I can’t remember the last
time I paper pieced! Such a shame, as it’s so quick and easy and adds great
pattern and visual texture.

I made the second version, with an Iced Aqua, Lime Green, and
Buttercup background, into a baby boy card by adding the baby panda and a
“Hello Baby” sentiment, also from Simply Sentiments.

The baby panda looks especially adorable holding the balloon! This time I
paper pieced the balloon with a pattern from the Pattern Play 6×6 Paper
Pad.

Although the pandas look fantastic just stamped in black ink and left
uncolored, I added some rosy cheeks and some warm gray shadowing around the
faces and bodies just to bring them to life a bit more.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

-Amy

Stamps: Miso Happy, Take Flight, Simply Sentiments

Confetti Cuts Dies: Miso Happy, Take Flight, Round Top Tag

Ink: Midnight, Flamingo, Buttercup, Lime Green, RC Aqua

Paper: white card stock; True Love and Pattern Play paper pads

Other: Leaf Lattice stencil, make-up brush, charcoal twine, clear sequins,
Copic markers

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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS – VIDEO

Hi there, Amy S. with this week’s Wednesday in the Works project and video.

In today’s video, I am sharing how to make a cute Tic Tac (or other treat)
wrap using the Round Top Tag Confetti Cuts die set.

To make the wrap, I started with a piece of Stone cardstock measuring 9
3/4″ x 2″. I scored at 1 1/2″, 4 1/2″ 5 1/4″ and 8 1/4″. Next, I die-cut
the handles on both ends, first rounding the ends by partially cutting just
the top half of the Round Top Tag Confetti Cuts die, and then die-cutting the handle using the semi-circle die that’s also in that set.

After creating the wrap, I decorated it using the Take Flight and Miso
Happy stamps and dies and a tiny bit of patterned paper from the Pattern
Play paper 6×6 paper pad.

The circle tag is from the Goodie Box Additions Confetti Cuts set and the
“smile” sentiment is from Later Alligator.

Thanks for joining me today!

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*Stamps*: Miso Happy, Take Flight, Later Alligator

*Confetti Cuts Dies*: Round Top Tag, Miso Happy, Take Flight, Goodie Box
Additions

*Ink:* Memento Tuxedo Black, Reverse Confetti Midnight, white pigment

*Paper*: Neenah Solar White; Reverse Confetti Stone, Cloud White and Lime
Green card stock; Reverse Confetti Pattern Play 6×6 paper collection

*Other*: Caribbean Twine, Copic markers, foam adhesive, Tic Tacs

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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS – VIDEO

Hi ‘Fetti Fans, it’s Amy S. here with a *Wednesday in the Works* project
and video for you.

I’m loving the new Hello & Thanks Label Confetti Cuts die set that
Reverse Confetti just released last week! While experimenting with this die
for my release projects, I tried cutting multiple labels out of a single
card panel, then inlaying the label pieces in various bold colors of card
stock.

This is what I ended up with. I used a different color card stock for each
label inlay to get that nice color-blocked effect.

The three hello’s were done with the hello die in the Hello & Thanks
Label set.
I added some hearts, sequins, and tiny wood veneer hearts as
embellishments. The large heart comes from the XOXO Hearts Confetti Cuts set,
and the small heart is from the Circle Wishes Confetti Cuts set.

*Confetti Cuts Dies*: Hello & Thanks Label, XOXO Hearts, Circle Wishes

*Paper*: Cloud White, Buttercup, Flamingo, RC Aqua, and Stone

Pattern Play and True Love paper pads

*Other*: sequins, wood veneer hearts, white linen thread

The background reminded me of honeycomb, so for today’s video, I went
all-out with the honeycomb colors and a whole yellow and black bee theme:

This time I used black for the frame and two shades of yellow, the new
Buttercup and Bumblebee Yellow cardstock colors, for the label inlays.

The bees and stamped sentiment are from The Buzz. Check out the video for
more info.

*Stamps*: The Buzz

*Confetti Cuts dies*: Hello & Thanks Label, The Buzz

*Ink*: Midnight, Sunshine

*Paper*: Midnight, Buttercup, Bumblebee Yellow, Cloud White

*Other*: Lotsa Dots stencil, charcoal twine, clear sequins, Copic markers,
Clear Wink of Stella, corner rounder

Thanks for stopping by, and have a great week!

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WEDNESDAY IN THE WORKS

Hi ‘Fetti fans, it’s Amy Sheffer here today with a new Wednesday in the Works installment. I got some questions last month about the nail polish marbling technique that I used for my #beastmode blog hop card, so I thought I’d make a quick video to show you how to do it.

I turned one of those beautiful marbled panels from the video into today’s card.

I used the marbled panel as my background, then combined a stamped and die-cut sentiment using You’re So stamps and a word die from the You’re So Confetti Cuts die set.

I adhered the torn vellum with some liquid adhesive behind the word die-cut and behind the sentiments.

For extra good measure, I wrapped some metallic embroidery floss around the vellum panel too, which helped hold it in place.

Thanks for joining me today! Hope you’re inspired to do some nail polish marbling too. Warning: it’s addictive!

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