Reverse Confetti October Release * Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the October Mini Release Blog Hop by Reverse Confetti. 

I'm so happy to join the Design Team and some special guests as a Fetti Friend! We shared loads of inspiration over the last two days using the new goodies and NOW, the wait is over, they are available in the shop! Yay!


 Idea: 

  • I rarely make gift card holders, so I was excited to play with the Gift Card Holder Cover Panel, such a fun die! I also wanted to make a set of cards to highlighting the Seasonal Say It All sentiment set and give you an idea for quick and easy Christmas cards.



 Instructions:  for the gift card holder
  • stamp your images from the Cookies and Milk set onto watercolor paper using a waterproof ink
  • color them with watercolor markers and cut them out
  • die cut the Gift Card Holder Cover Panel from light gray card stock
  • die cut the gift card from white card stock twice
  • stamp your greeting onto the first white gift card piece
  • color the second gift card piece using Distress Inks and a blending tool
  • glue the colored gift card to your gift card holder base
  • adhere the critters and images to the card with foam tape
  • insert the white note card / gift card 
  • glue your card front to white paper and cut off the access paper




 Instructions:  for the card set
  • stamp the tree from Cookies and Milk twice and some cute critters from your stash as well onto watercolor paper
  • color them with watercolor markers and cut them out
  • use a stamping tool (like the MISTI) to position your sentiments from the Seasonal Say It All set
  • ink up and stamp all the sentiments in one go, you can repeat this for multiple backgrounds and change the colors in between
  • add a little blue ink blending to create a horizon
  • adhere your images with foam tape
  • add some glitter (I used Stickles) to give the snow some shine

Bonus idea: I would have added a cute little star to the "sentiment sky" if I had one, I feel like a visual triangle between the critter, the tree and on single star would have worked very well.





 Tip: 
  • Backgrounds that are made with small stamps or multiple sentiments give your project a fun look and are perfect for making multiples of one layout, like for Christmas cards.



 Inspiration: 

Find loads of inspiration on your way from blog to blog. The Design Team and Fetti Friends created wonderful projects using todays highlighted stamp and die set.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Have a colorful day,
Nicole

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4 comments:

  1. Nicole, such DARLING projects!

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  2. Darling gift card holder and cards! Love the cute Cookies and Milk scene, and the cards have great backgrounds and adorable images! Sweet!

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  3. The cookies are milk are my favorite so far! It is so sweet to see them atop this gift card holder! I like how you did the A2 cards with the multiple sentiments kind of faded into the background! Such cute critters and while a star might be a great addition, it looks fab as it is!

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  4. Nicole, I think your critters in the woods are just adorable and this scene is so serene and sweet! I really wish I was with them eating cookies!
    I also really like the multiple sentiments all lined up with the hedgehog and the tree. A star would be a nice touch, but not necessary. It looks fab, as is! :)

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