9.17.2014

StampNation - Bountiful Blessings


Hello! I don't know about you, but for me, the approaching change of the season comes an increased desire to stay snuggled under the covers! I love the cooler morning air, it's so great for sleeping. :)  

Reverse Confetti is sponsoring a sketch this week with Catherine Pooler over at StampNation, and I've attached a sneak peek of the card I created for the challenge.  (For the full sketch/challenge details, hop on over to StampNation...)


Unfamiliar with StampNation? It's an amazing member community of stampers offering videos, tutorials, challenges and more.  Trial memberships are available for $1 (reduced price expires today)!  Click HERE for info!


 

Have a great one!

9.13.2014

C4C253 - Read. Learn. Grow.


Hello! :) I'm popping in to share a card I created for the current Crazy 4 Challenges C4C253 challenge, which is to create a card with a school theme.  I think I sorta kinda stuck with the theme?? Loosely?? :)

To create my card, I started with a light pink card base, and stamped the zigzag border strip from Whimsy Stamps' Basic Backgrounds & Borders set in versamark before heat embossing with white powder.  Next, I die cut a heart from white CS, and a scallop heart from gray CS.  I then repeat stamped the read. learn. grow. sentiment in light gray ink before adhering the two hearts together.


I used the Glasses and Bracket die set to cut out a pair of glasses from light pink CS, then covered them with glossy accents.  The Smarty Pants sentiment was stamped in fuchsia ink, then the heart die cuts were attached to the card base with pop dots.  Once the glasses were dry, they were adhered to the hearts with pop dots, then fuchsia enamel dots were added to the card base.

Want to play along with us this week? All you need to do is create a card/project featuring any animals other than bears/bunnies, and upload it to the linky found on the C4C253 post HERE.

Have a great one!

9.11.2014

September SFYTT - Hello


Hello! ;) I'm popping in to share a card I created for this month's Sketch For You To Try (SFYTT).  It's funny how time passes, and yet, I still want to reach for the same things over and over and over.  I am so in love with gray! Lol, I just can't get enough, and looking back at my card for last month's sketch, well, it appears I'm also in love with this aqua patterned paper. Haha...  

For today's card, I started with a medium gray card base, and adhered two strips of patterned paper.  I then used the Tag Me Confetti Cuts to die cut a light gray tag shape.  The tag was attached to the card front with pop dots, then Teal Divine Twine was wrapped around the card base and secured with a bow.  



The Hello sentiment from In a Big Way was first stamped in versamark ink, then heat embossed with white powder onto a yellow scallop circle die cut from the Circles 'n Scallops Confetti Cuts.  I adhered the scallop circle to the tag with pop dots, then the card was embellished with black enamel dots.


Want to play along with us this month? All you need to do is create a card based on the sketch above, and link it up to the post HERE on the Reverse Confetti blog by noon CST on the 14th... Easy! :)


 


Have a great one!

9.09.2014

MFT Guest Designer: Happy Engagement


Hello! I'm guest posting again over on the My Favorite Things blog today, but wanted to post my card on my blog as well... :) 

My card today features the LJD Together Forever and MPD Tropical Sensations sets.  To create my card, I started with a white piece of card stock, and stamped the Happy Engagement sentiment in gray ink.  


Next, I stamped the images from the Tropical Sensations set in coral, yellow, lime and teal.  Once the inks dried a bit, I adhered the stamped layer to the card base with pop dots.  That's it! :)

I love how quickly this card came together.  I am just about the world's slowest stamper (seriously, you'd be amazed how long it takes me to do the simplest card-making tasks... LOL), but this card was super easy to put together, and I love all the happy colors.

Have a great one!

9.08.2014

RC Blog Hop - I Give Thanks for You


Well hello, REVERSE CONFETTI fans!  Today is release day and we are kicking it off with our new release blog hop.  Soon (sooner than soon, we hope) that crisp fall air, candy corn, and the smell of pumpkin spice will be upon us.  We couldn’t wait that long, so we’ve got some exciting new products with a fall flair to get you in the autumnal spirit a little early, along with another great everyday sentiment set and several versatile Confetti Cuts dies that we know you’ll “fall” head over heels for! 


The hop started over on the Reverse Confetti blog, and you should have made it here from Sarah’s blog. It would be worth your while to start at the beginning of the hop, so you don’t miss a thing. We have tons of inspiration for you to see using all the new Reverse Confetti stamp sets and dies!



To create my card, I started with a navy card base, and added two mint CS strips to the card front before covering them with stickles.  I then die cut a heart and scallop heart shape, and adhered them together.  I then stamped the sentiment from
Give Thanks in versamark before heat embossing with white powder.  Once the stickles were dry, I adhered the heart to the card front with pop dots.  To finish up, I embellished with gray enamel dots.

I hope you’ve enjoyed hopping with us today. Be sure and hop with us on the 8th of EVERY MONTH for more REVERSE CONFETTI inspiration! Now it’s time to hop on over to Joni’s blog. If you get lost along the way, you can find the hop order and list of all the participating designers over on the Reverse Confetti blog.


A couple things before you hop along though, just to keep you “in the know”…
  • September’s SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY is open for you to play along.  Click HERE for a chance to win.  
  • AND, be on the lookout for a NEW COLOR challenge we will be introducing on September 16th and another way to win!


Have a great one!

9.07.2014

Countdown to Confetti: Cast a Spell & Give Thanks


Hello! Today is the final sneak peek day for the September Reverse Confetti release, and the DT is featuring cards/projects created using the new Cast a Spell and Give Thanks sets. 

To create my card, I started by cutting a piece of white CS 1/4" shorter than the width of the card base, then cut off a 1" section.  The two pieces were then adhered to the card front, leaving a gap to show the color from the card base.  Of course, the easiest thing would've been to place a strip of scor-tape down and add glitter before attaching the white panels, but I like a good challenge. Lol, so instead, I carefully added stickles to the green card base between the white layers. :P While that was drying, I used the Pretty Panels Triangles Confetti Cuts on a piece of orange CS, and popped out all the little triangles.  


I stamped the crow from Cast a Spell in dark gray ink, then cut it out with the coordinating Cast a Spell Confetti cuts.  Next, I stamped the frame from Give Thanks in turquoise ink, then cut it out with the coordinating Give Thanks Confetti Cuts before stamping it with one of the sentiments from Cast a Spell.  I adhered the orange triangle panel to the card base, then adhered the framed sentiment and crow with pop dots.  I also used one of my leftover pieces from the treat tote I posted on Friday for the triangle border! :) To finish up my card, I embellished with black enamel dots.


 

 

 

Would you like to be entered for your chance to win a great prize? Head on over to the RC Blog for details!

Have a great one!

9.06.2014

Countdown to Confetti: In a Big Way


Hello! :) Today is the second sneak peek day for the September Reverse Confetti release, and the DT is featuring cards/projects created using the new In a Big Way set.  This is one of my favorites of this release! It's chock full of great sentiments, and I *love* the script font! 

To create my project for today, I started by using the Tagged Tote Confetti Cuts on dark gray CS to create the gift bag.  I then used the layer die on white CS, and stamped the background with yellow, blue and green stars using the new So Many Stars stamp set.  



I then stamped the sentiment from In a Big Way in dark gray ink onto vellum, and adhered it loosely to the back of the white CS layer before attaching it to the gray treat bag with pop dots.  A green glittered bow was cut using the Tagged Tote Confetti Cuts die, and adhered to the white CS layer.  To finish up, I embellished with yellow enamel dots.



 


Would you like to be entered for your chance to win a great prize? Head on over to the RC Blog for details!

Have a great one!