Monday, June 30, 2014

Punch Buggy Pink!

My two younger kids have been all into finding punch buggies lately (although my littlest guy thinks half the cars out there are bugs!). So far, we haven't seen any pink ones with yellow hubcaps and sparkling teal centers in real life, but hey, a girl can dream! My stamped version is done with Reverse Confetti's adorable HERE WE GO stamp set and coordinating HERE WE GO CONFETTI CUTS dies.

The white tag was die-cut with the larger tag die from the TAG ME CONFETTI CUTS set, and the two flags peeking out from the bottom were done with the smaller tag die. The yellow scallops peeking out underneath the "road" are from the DOUBLE EDGE SCALLOP BORDER CONFETTI CUTS.

Be sure to tune in to the Reverse Confetti blog tomorrow for a brand-new Sketch For You To Try. Also, our JULY RELEASE is only days away -- peeks begin on Saturday, stamps and dies release on Tuesday, the 8th!

Thanks for stopping by, and have a fantastic week!

Monday, June 23, 2014

Birthday Blues

My kids and I are super excited to celebrate my husband's birthday tomorrow - Happy Birthday, Terry! (The post title is a reference to color palette only!) His birthday always falls close to Father's Day, so it's nice when there's a little more space in between, like this year.

We're a family of beach lovers, so it was easy to take some inspiration for his birthday card from this week's Nautical challenge over at The Card Concept. Reverse Confetti's HAPPY HARBOR and CELEBRATE CAKE stamp sets (on sale this week, see below!) were happy to join forces for the cause.

This is my first time linking up to The Card Concept. I love seeing all the different styles that are represented in the design team samples, and had to join in the fun! I'm calling mine Freestyle Collage.

Some of the various things I included: linen vellum, a vellum envelope with a HAPPY BIRTHDAY stamped panel inside, a die-cut strip from Reverse Confetti's OH MY STARS Confetti Cuts die set, a CELEBRATE stamped tab from the WINNING Confetti Cuts die set, stitching, distressing, sequins, rhinestones, rope, washers/eyelets. The offset main panel added to the overall loose, collage feel. Lots of stuff for a guy card, but I think it still works -- at least for my husband, who is very, very used to these sorts of things - HA!

How about a little sale? The Reverse Confetti office is closed this week, 
so we're having a sale to help ease the wait ...

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great week!

Friday, June 20, 2014

June Card Kitchen Kit

The June Card Kitchen kit features the awesome Jillibean Soup Sightseeing Stew collection -- perfect for this time of year!

Check out the kit contents:

Some card ideas ...

For lots more inspiration, check out the Card Kitchen blog and/or Card Kitchen on Facebook.

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, June 19, 2014


I was catching up on various challenges this morning, and was immediately drawn to this week's CAS(E) This Sketch & Fusion joint challenge. What's not to love about this elegant inspiration photo? And the sketch is fab, too, so I used both!

I stuck with a minimal design -- a sprinkling of wood stars, sequins, and rhinestones, some gold cord, and a simple, elegant "Congratulations" sentiment from Reverse Confetti's WINNING set. 

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Reverse Confetti June Blog Hop

Hey there, Reverse Confetti fans! It’s the 8th of the month and time for another sizzling Blog Hop from the Confetti Crew and a few other friends. Summer is quickly approaching, so this is a good excuse to stay inside out of the heat and recharge your batteries with us! We’ll give you a minute to grab a glass of lemonade as we hop along together and share some crafty goodness with you!

My daughter and I have been putting together year-end lemonade gifts for the bus drivers, school administrators, office staff, teachers, etc. I found cute pitcher gifts HERE and HERE, but wanted something smaller and more affordable (I need about twenty total), so I decided to do a single-size version. I put two packets of sugar and two lemons in a pint-size mason jar, switched the lid for one that has a daisy cut-out (I ordered these a while back from Pick Your Plum, but Amazon sells similar ones), and added a cute paper straw embellished with a flag and tag combo. The Kraft flag is stamped in Kraft ink with WHOLE LOTTA DOTS. The something yummy sentiment label is done with stamps from LABEL ME and die-cut with the matching LABEL ME CONFETTI CUTS die. The tag is stamped with a heart from WHOLE LOTTA HEARTS. The "to" and "from" are from LABEL ME, and the tag is die-cut with the smaller tag die in the TAG ME CONFETTI CUTS die set. For the recipe, I die-cut the computer-generated text with the larger tag in the TAG ME CONFETTI CUTS set, and slipped it down inside the jar with the lemons and sugar. 


Stir together sugar and 1/4 cup hot 
water until sugar is dissolved

Stir in 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
and 3/4 cup cold water

Fill to the top with ice and enjoy!

The hop started over on the Reverse Confetti blog, and you should have made it here from Leigh Penner’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 of Reverse Confetti’s amazing stamp sets!
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 Sarah Gough’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
How would you like to win some Reverse Confetti goodies of your very own?  Leave a comment on each stop along the way for a chance to win a $15 gift certificate to REVERSE CONFETTI. Comments are open until Tuesday, June 10 at noon CST, and the winner will be announced on the Reverse Confetti Blog!
A few things before you hop along though, just to keep you “in the know”…
June'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 another great COLOR challenge on June 16th and another way to win!

Celebrate the creative side of you!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Thanks a Latte - June SFYTT

Hello friends! The first of the month is always fun, because it brings us a brand-new SFYTT from Reverse Confetti.

I mixed some papers from the Kaisercraft Storyteller collection and from Marion Smith Designs' Nirvana collection to create a lovely, floral backdrop for the coffee cup and sentiment from Reverse Confetti's BE A BARISTA set. 

Sketch details:
There will be a new sketch posted on the Reverse Confetti blog on the 1st of each month.
The sketch link list will be open from the 1st until noon CST on the 14th. The SFYTT button is  posted on the Reverse Confetti blog sidebar.  Click on it to be taken to the current SFYTT post and link list.
Reverse Confetti stamps are required to win.  This is a way we get to thank our customers for using our stamps.  Anyone is welcome to play, though!
You may enter as many times as you wish.
There will be a winner each month and that person will receive a $20 gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store and claim the title of ‘Fetti Fave. The winner of SFYTT will be posted on the Reverse Confetti blog on the 15th of each month.

And here's the sketch:

Hope you play along! Link up HERE on the Reverse Confetti blog!

Thanks for stopping by!