March 27, 2015

Reverse Confetti...Newsletter Sneak Peek...The Tweet Life


 Hello fellow 'Fetti Fans! Recently, I pulled out my Peerless Watercolors and re-discovered just how much fun it is to do a little watercolouring on my cards! I LOVE the look of it too!!! I made a couple quick and easy cards with some FUN watercolouring techniques (I even share a technique that I've coined; Reverse Watercolouring), all with the NEW The Tweet Life Stamps, The Tweet Life Confetti Cuts and the NEW Shine Bright Stamp set. All the details are in today's Reverse Confetti Newsletter.

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March 22, 2015

My Favorite Things Stamps...WSC # 220 & ColourQ # 283...Sending Big Hugs!


Hey stampin' friends! Seems like I've been colouring up a lot of cute little animals these days, which I LOVE, but I've missed colouring up this cute PI girl! I thought I'd colour up Sending Big Hugs and join the MFTWSC Sketch Challenge # 220, while I'm at it!

 I needed a little colour inspiration for this card...the ColourQ Challenge was perfect and they've extend the ColourQ # 283 deadline! Finally, I just learned about the House of Cards Challenge (Thanks Mynn for letting me know about it) and the challenge is to use enamel dots...ummm, If you've visited my blog before then you know I have a serious addiction to YNS Gumdrops, so I'm entering this card in the March House of Cards Challenge!


Here is the fun sketch that they have this week for the MFTWSC # 220 


Here's the great colour combo that they have over at the ColourQ Challenge # 283

I used MFT Replenishments Heavyweight Card Stock in Black Licorice, Steel Blue, Kraft, 
Factory Green and Primitive White


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I coloured the Pure Innocence Sending Big Hugs girl with my Copics and paper pieced her dress with Authentique Peaceful 6X6 papers. I used the Fishnet Stencil and inked randomly with Forest Moss Distress Ink. I used my Circle STAX and Stitched Circle STAX and layered over the scalloped border from Blueprints 14, the Kraft cardstock is cut with the washi-tape die from Blueprints 13 and the flowers are from Blueprints 3. I stamped the sentiment from the PI Sending Big Hugs Stamp set with Steel Blue Premium Dye Ink directly on the main panel that is cut with die from Blueprints 13. I embellished with some green AC Twine and a smattering of YNS Sparkly Silver Gumdrops.  


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I finished off the inside of my card...I stamped a shadow image of the PI Sending Big Hugs girl in Factory Green Premium Dye Ink and stamped another sentiment from the set on the fishtail banner from Blueprints 12. I used the Layered Treat Label Die-namics and the FABULOUS Horizontal Stitched Strips, which I never put away cuz I used them ALL the time ;)

Thanks SO much for stoping by and havin' a wee peek at my Pure Innocence card for the MFTWSC # 220 Sketch Challenge and for the ColourQ # 283




March 21, 2015

Reverse Confetti...SFYTT # 22 & CTD # 334...What's The Buzz?


What's the Buzz, 'Fetti Fans?! I took holidays this week for March break and I've enjoyed some downtime, meeting girlfriends for lunch and getting some extra stamping time in too! I was inspired by this fun colour combo that they have over at the Colour Throwdown # 334 this week and made this card with the fun NEW Reverse Confetti The Buzz Stamp set. I've also followed this month's Reverse Confetti SFYTT # 22!!!




Here is the fabulous sketch that we have this month...lots of layers, LOVE it!!!
You have until March 29th at Noon CST to join the SFYTT # 22 challenge for you chance to win $20 Gift Certificate to the Reverse Confetti Shop! 



Here is the FUN colour combo that I used for this card!

I used MFT Primitive White, Orange Fizz, Night Shift Blue and Cotton Candy 
Heavyweight Card Stock


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I made my card with MME Now and Then 6X6 patterned papers and paired it with the super cute NEW The Buzz Stamp set and The Buzz Confetti Cuts. I used the New Reverse Confetti Wonky Double Edge Scallop Border Confetti Cuts, the Circles 'n Scallops Confetti Cuts and the Tag Me Confetti Cuts.  

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Here's a detail shot...I stamped the small bee on the Primitive White card stock with Grout Grey Premium Dye Ink and cut it out with the small tag from the RC Tag Me Confetti Cuts. I then stamped a sentiment from The Buzz Stamp set in Night Shift Blue Premium Dye Ink. I also stamped a few bees from The Buzz Stamp set in Grout Grey, cut them out with The Buzz Confetti Cuts popped them up on my my card and added a little shimmer to the wings with a clear glitter Wink of Stella Brush. To finish it off, I embellished with some sparkly pink Gumdrops and some orange AC Cord.

Thanks SO much for buzzing by and havin' a wee peek at my card with the NEW Reverse Confetti The Buzz Stamp set and The Buzz Confetti Cuts for the Reverse Confetti SFYTT # 22 and the Colour Throwdown # 334!






March 08, 2015

Reverse Confetti...March Release Blog Hop...Just Bee You


Hello fellow 'Fetti Fans! Here's the buzz...over the last 3 days, we've been counting down, sharing sneak peeks of all the NEW Reverse Confetti March Release and the day we've been waiting for is finally here! The NEW March Release is NOW AVAILABLE at the Reverse Confetti store...Whoo hoo!!!  

The March Release hop started over at the Reverse Confetti blog and you should have made your way here from Heather's blog, if not, then head on over to the RC blog and hop along with us! You won't want to miss any of the stops along the way as all the Designers have bee-u-tiful inspiration to share today!  





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I've been seeing so many beautiful cards with a watercolour wash background that I thought I would give it a try! So, I set my Copic markers aside, pulled out my Peerless Watercolours, watercolour paper and the NEW The Buzz Stamp set. I used the Watercolour Wash Technique to make the background panels and added some splatters with Heidi Swap Teal Color Shine. I stamped the bee hive, large bee and tiny bee with VersaFine Vintage Sepia ink, watercolored them too, cut them out with the coordinating The Buzz Confetti Cuts and popped them up on the panel cut with the Documented Confetti Cuts.

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I stamped this sweet sentiment from the NEW The Buzz Stamp set with VersaFine Vintage Sepia Ink directly on the background panel. I cut out the sun with the NEW Sun'n Clouds Confetti Cuts from some water colour paper that was painted with yellow Peerless Watercolours and added a little circle to the centre of the sun that I cut with the small circle die from the Donut You Know Confetti Cuts. I embellished with some brown cord layered over a little flower from the NEW The Tweet Life Confetti Cuts and a sprinkling of yellow Gumdrops fished it off.  

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I finished off the inside of my card too...I stamped another sentiment from the NEW The Buzz Stamp set and added another watercoloured bee hive and stamped a shadow image of the tiny bee with VersaFine Vintage Sepia ink. 

Thanks SO much for buzzing by and having a little peek at my card with the NEW The Buzz Stamp set and coordinating The Buzz Confetti Cuts. All the stamps and Confetti Cuts are NOW Available over at the Reverse Confetti Store

Please hop on over to Lisa's blog and see what gorgeous creation she has to share with us today!  If you get lost hopping along the way visit the Reverse Confetti blog for a list of all the hop participants. 









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