Saturday, August 12, 2017

Reverse Confetti SALE!

Hello there!  I'm here to tell you that Reverse Confetti is having a SALE!  It's Jen's birthday, but she's giving out the presents!  Now through August 13th, at 11:59 CST, receive 20% off of your ENTIRE order using the code JEN20!  How awesome is that?!  Time to stock up on all of your Reverse Confetti favorites! :)

I also have a birthday card to share with you!  To create my card, I started off by watercoloring a piece of watercolor paper with my Artist Loft watercolor palette from Michaels.  I used a wide brush to paint stripes of color on dry watercolor paper, slightly overlapping the colors.  I built up the color to get to the desired vibrancy.  When it was dry, I trimmed the panel to 4" x 5.25".  For my focal point, I stamped the cake and cake stand from the Candles 'n Confetti stamp set, then diecut them with the coordinating Candles 'n Confetti Confetti Cuts dies.  I glued the plate down with a glue pen, then popped the cake up with foam tape.  Around the cake, I added white diecut stars using the Seeing Stars Confetti Cuts dies, cut from Premier Polar White cardstock.  For my sentiment, I diecut a banner using the banner die from the Greetings Frame Confetti Cuts die set, and stamped a sentiment from the Celebrations stamp set in black ink.  I popped that up below the cake stand with foam tape, then mounted the panel up on a white card base with more foam tape.

Birthday Wishes

I added some rainbow colored jewels to the right border of the panel for some added fun.  Each jewel is the same color as the watercolor stripe below it.  This small little touch adds just enough that it doesn't take away from the main focal point of the card.

Birthday Wishes

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Be sure to check out the Reverse Confetti blog to see who else have projects to share with you today! :)


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Reverse Confetti August Blog Hop

Hello hello!  Today, the Reverse Confetti team is hosting our  monthly blog hop, and this month's theme is Color Me Mine!  We are showing off all of Reverse Confetti's amazing ink and cardstock colors!

For my card today, I am using Magenta, Bumblebee Yellow and Island Blue.  I started off by ink blending Magenta, Bumblebee Yellow and Island Blue inks over the Lotsa Dots Stencil to create a polkadot background.  By allowing these colors to overlap in certain areas, it creates a bunch of new beautiful colors!  So fun!  I added a strip of patterned paper from the Under the Umbrella patterned paper pad to the bottom, then used Premier Polar White cardstock to cut some garland using the Circle Garland Confetti Cuts.  For my focal point, I stamped and diecut an adorable mouse from the Mouse Mail stamp set, and then colored him some balloons from the Monkey Business stamp set.  I perched him on top of a giant presents, using images from the Boxes 'n Balloons stamp set.  The box was stamped in Island Blue ink, and the bow was stamped in Magenta ink, and then they were diecut using the coordinating Boxes 'n Balloons Confetti Cuts dies.  I popped them up on the panel using foam tape, added some accents with a white gel pen, and a scattering of sequins to finish things off, before mounting the panel to a Bumblebee Yellow cardstock base.

Just For You

I just love all of the extra colors that are creating by overlapping these three primary colors!  Shades of orange, green, teal and purple peeking through make it so much fun, especially on a birthday card! :)

Just For You

Be sure to hop along with the rest of the team to see what amazing color schemes they have to share with  you! :)

Tricia Barber

Heather Pulvirenti

Lisa Henke

Amy Rohl

Heather Hoffman

Amy Tsuruta

Kathy Schweinfurth

Audrey Tokach - **you are here**

Deanne Kuntz

Jeanne Jachna

Laurie Schmidlin

Susan Liles

And, ‘Fetti Friend…

Therese Calvird

Thanks so much for stopping by! :)


Thursday, August 3, 2017

Banner in Bloom Thanks {Reverse Confetti}

Hello there!  Today, I have a card to share with you using more goodies from the most recent Reverse Confetti release!

My card uses the new Banner in Bloom stamp set along with the Thanks Square Confetti Cuts.  To create my card, I started off with a card base cut from Grape Soda cardstock.  I used the Drop Cover Panel Confetti Cuts to cut another layer from Premier Polar White cardstock and glued that to the card base with a glue pen.  I diecut the Thanks Square from white cardstock, then added a layer of vellum behind it.  Behind that is a piece of patterned paper from the Fright Night paper pad for some added interest.  I stamped and colored images from the Banner in Bloom stamp set, and then diecut them with the coordinating Banner in Bloom Confetti Cuts.  I added white gel pen accents before popping them up on the panel with foam tape.  I glued the panel to the card front with a glue pen, then added a scattering of sequins to finish things off.

Thanks Square

I love how the vellum layer mutes out the patterned paper a bit so that the flower images can stand out a bit more!

Thanks Square

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I will be back with more Reverse Confetti fun on the 8th for our August blog hop!  Hope to see you then! :)