Thursday, August 21, 2014

Confetti Camera!

Hi everyone!!  
I wanted to share that I am up over on the Reverse Confetti blog today sharing a project that you can attach to any teacher gift this school year!

Here's a sneak peek:

ConfettiCamera3 8.21.14

Thanks for sharing a part of your day with me!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Lil' Inker Designs and Timeless Twine!


Hello!  I have a very special post today as the teams from Lil' Inker Designs and Timeless Twine are teaming up to bring you combined inspiration using products from both companies!  

I knew I wanted to use the Balloon Builders Stamps and Dies because well......the twine makes perfect balloon strings!  I didn't recreate the wheel here but everyone loves balloons!!

I stamped and die cut 8 balloons and added foam tape in two strips to the back.  To each balloon, I added a length of twine in between the foam tape (so that the balloons would lay flat).  I tied each bunch of balloons twine strings in a knot and glued to my card.  


The Timeless Twine colors I've used are:  Lemonade Yellow, Pumpkin Orange, Bubble Gum Pink, and Aqua Blue.

PicMonkey Collage2

Now for the fun part!  There is a $25 Lil' Inker Designs gift certificate up for grabs during this week's posts!  Make sure you visit the Lil' Inker Designs blog HERE for all the details!

{happy birthday!}
Stamps:  Balloon Builders (Lil' Inker Designs)
Paper:  White (PTI)
Pattern Paper:  Happy Day (MME)
Ink:  Fresh Ink
Dies:  Balloons (Lil' Inker Designs)
Twine:  Timeless Twine
Misc:  Foam Adhesive

Monday, August 18, 2014

Sweet Wishes

Happy Monday!  
I have a cute shaker card put together using Whimsy Stamps and Dies.  

I used Sweet as Candy and coordinating Sweet as Candy Sentiments to put this card together.  I absolutely love this "Sweet" word die and looks great layered over the die cut lollipop shaker that has been filled with tiny (4mm) tourquoise, sparkling clear, pink sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.


Thanks for sharing a part of your day with me!

{Sweet Wishes}
Stamps:  Sweet as Candy and Sweet as Candy Sentiments (Whimsy Stamps)
Paper:  Raspberry Fizz, White, Clear Cardstock (PTI)
Ink:  Bubblegum (Hero Arts), Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Dies:  Sweet word die, Lollipop die (Whimsy Stamps), Life Vertical Bubble Die (Simon Says Stamp)
Sequins: Pretty Pink Posh
Misc:  Foam Adhesive

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Cutting Edge Challenge #8

I have some sad news and a change to the Cutting Edge Challenge to share with you. Karolyn Loncon is stepping down from the challenge. I'm not sure how the team will manage without her.......but Karolyn, I'll miss you that's for sure!!!  :)

Now for the change . . . we've decide to extend the playing time. Our challenges will now take place every other week so that our players will have more time to participate. We hope you'll play along!

It's time to share the next Cutting Edge Challenge!  We have another beautiful inspiration project, this one done by Kay Miller.  I can’t wait for you all to play along, so let’s get to it, shall we?!

 There’s so much about this project to be inspired by, right?!  I was so smitten with her whole card that I made my own version except I changed out the florals/greenery and flipped the layout.  Thank you Kay for this amazing card to be inspired by!!  Here’s what I created:


The flower dies are MFT, the greenery is Memory Box, and the sentiment is from Verve.  This is such a fabulous sketch and one to use later!!

We’d love to have you play along with us! If you click on through to The Cutting Edge Challenge Blog, you’ll find lots of information, including:
  • The Winner of the last challenge, as well as the Top 3, are being announced;
  • The Cutting Edge Design Team is sharing their samples for the challenge, and they are pretty fabulous;
  • The InLinkz link-up tool for you to link up YOUR project!

The challenge closes in 2 weeks....... so what are you waiting for?!  You can find everything you need to play along HERE.  We can’t wait to see what you create!! 

Friday, August 15, 2014

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Tropical Trip

It's time for a new Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!

When I saw this inspiration piece, I was so inspired by those signs and had to recreate them on my card.  I've used lots of Lil' Inker Designs products including:  Sunshine Die-Large, Frames and Flowers Die Set, Flip Flop Dies, and Sun Sentiments Stamps.  I paired all those dies up with the fabulous Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear Sequins.


Tropical Trip Designers

I'm sending this over to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week where the challenge is SUMMER!!!

Thanks for sharing a part of your day with me!

{sunshine and smiles}
Stamps:  Sun Sentiments (Lil' Inker Designs)
Paper:  PTI
Ink:  Onyx Black (Versafine)
Dies:  Sunshine Die-Large, Frames and Flowers Die Set, Flip Flop Dies (Lil' Inker Designs)
Sequins:  Pretty Pink Posh
Misc:  Foam Adhesive

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Candles 'n Confetti Birthday Hop!


We are celebrating a very special someone's birthday today!
Happy Birthday, Jen del Muro!

A few of the Reverse Confetti Crew and 'Fetti Friends are thrilled at the chance to surprise Jen with a celebratory hop in her honor and share birthday inspiration using Reverse Confetti!

The Candles 'n Confetti Birthday Hop started over at Stacey's blog and you should've made your way here by way of Stacey Schafer's blog.  If not, make sure you start at the beginning of the hop so you don't miss a thing!

There's more...
Jen is making today even sweeter with a Reverse Confetti One-Day SALE!
Shop at Reverse Confetti TODAY and SAVE 20% off your entire order!
Shopping Code:  JENSBDAY20

I just want to wish a very good friend of mine a Happy Birthday shout out today!!!  I had the opportunity to spend time with Jen a few weeks ago and it was such a great time!  So this is an extra special Birthday from me to you!

I've used Petals 'n Posies and coordinating Confetti Cuts stamping them with Distress Inks and spritzing with water.  Love this technique!!  I adhered my blooms to scored border of cardstock.  My sentiment is from Beautiful Banners and coordinating Confetti Cuts.  Everything was adorned with my favorite sequins from Pretty Pink Posh......Sparkling Clear in 4mm/6mm/8mm.


Birthday Blog Hop Order

Last, but certainly not least...stop by and visit the birthday girl!

Reverse Confetti will be sponsoring the Pretty Pink Posh Cutting Edge Blog Hop later this month, too!  We would love to see you show off your favorite Reverse Confetti Cuts and join in the fun!  

Now, it's time to hop over to Tracey McNeely's blog for more Candles 'n Confetti!

Thanks for joining us today for this fun birthday hop!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Reverse Confetti SFYTT

Hi everyone!  We had a fabulous weekend away to kickstart the school year and send off summer!  We traveled a whopping 60 miles to a Kansas City Royals baseball game and go to's fun to get away even if it's close!  We spent time with friends and family.......such great times!  I'm sure many of you have heard about the tallest water slide in the world called Verruckt that just opened a few weeks ago.  My son rode this and loved it!  It was fun watching him ride this but it only took like 15 seconds!  

Anway, you are here for a card.  I have one using the fabulous Sketch For You to Try (SFYTT) that can be found over on the Reverse Confetti blog.......HERE.  

I've used Reverse Confetti products and paired them up with some of my favorite pattern paper this year.  I layered my papers according to the sketch and then used the Tag Me, Too die set for my focal point.  I love word dies and this large 'you' is perfect to match with lots of sentiment this one from All About You.   


You can find all the details of the sketch challenge over on the Reverse Coffetti Blog.  We'd love to see your Reverse Confetti creations!


Thanks for sharing a part of your day with me!

{you, are my happy}
Paper:  White (PTI), Hello Sunshine (Lawn Lawn)
Ink:  Onyx Black (Versafine)
Misc:  Twine (Timeless Twine), Foam Adhesive
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