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Friday, July 5, 2013

Reverse Confetti:Sneak Peek Day 1

Hi there,  I am thrilled to be sharing sneak peeks for the Reverse Confetti July release.  I know you can't hear me giggling, but I am!

  Before we get started with the show and tell, I wanted to let you know that if you leave a comment on each of the designers blogs during the sneak peeks and you could win a $15.00 gift certificate for the store.  The details are listed below:


I am sharing two cards with you today using the Inner Rock Star and Whole Lotta Dots sets.


Isn't she cute?  As soon as I saw this set I knew I wanted my card to be bright and fun!  I stamped the dots from Whole Lotta Dots in neon purple ink and then stamped the records in neon yellow at the top of the panel. I added a sentiment from the Inner Rock Star set and then stamped the skull image and colored and fussy cut it out and popped up for a little dimension.  I added glitter glue to her flower and glossy accents to the bones.  

I decided to do a card that was a little more masculine for the boys in our lives and this is what I came up with.


This one has a bit of a grungy feel with all of the distressed edges.  I started with a green card base and stamped the large dots from Whole Lotta Dots in white ink.   Since I was going for a distressed look, I did not put the stamp on a block.  Instead I just held it in my fingers, pressed in the ink and then directly onto the cardstock.  This gave me the grungy effect I was going for.  After embossing the craft and added a bit more white ink, I layered it to some navy cardstock and then added to the front of the card.  Next, I stamped the guitar from the Inner Rock Star set in green ink and fussy cut it out.  I stamped the sentiment two times, once in navy and again in green.  I layered the navy sentiment to a green panel, cut the green flag from the second image and popped it up for a two tone effect.

Here are these amazing sets in all their glory.


Be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win and head on over to the Reverse Confetti blog for a complete list of designers sharing sneak peeks today.



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Sue W said...

Great card Melissa! Love the grungy look :)

Sherri Thompson said...

Great cards, Melissa! I LOVE that this set works perfectly for boys OR girls. Congrats on being this month's Guest Designer!

Cheryl Depler said...

Very nice!

Samantha Mann said...

LOOVE that you created two completely different style of cards!!! SO cool!! that grunge card is out of this world! i love it!!!!

Crafty Math Chick said...

Congrats on the DT gig Melissa! WHOOP! WHOOP! You did an AWESOME job showcasing the versatility of this adorable set (LOVE the little Monster High-like flirty skull and that adorable guitar image!)

Lisa H. said...

Two fabulous cards. Love the bright sunny feel of the first one and the grungy style of the second is perfect !!

jen del muro said...

Super fun cards! Love those yellow records!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

love the image you used on the first one and the rustic masculine look to the second one!

Chris D. said...

Both of your cards are totally awesome! Love the neon and skull on the first, and the grungy vibe on the second!

Rosemary said...

both cards are just fantastic... love how you showcased the versatility of the set!

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Congrats on the GDT gig...they are very lucky to have you! Love that you created two very fun cards...my favorite is the great distressed masculine one!

Lucille K said...

2 great cards, love that little scull with the flower :)

Lisa F said...

Love the yellow and purple on your first card and the guy card is awesome too!

conil said...

Both these cards are awesome. Love the choice of neon and the denim reminds me of Springsteen.

Susan (susiestampalot) said...

EEEEEEEEKKKKKKKSSSS! Melissa, these are fabulous! The colors are so perfect! As Sheri said, "CONGRATS" on the GDT gig and she's right--we are lucky to have you! ;)

Susie Moore said...

Your cards are great!!!! Thanks for the sneak peeks!

Nana Griffin said...

Two great cards! Love the brightness on the first one.

Iris said...

Fun cards. Love the hot colors on the first one and the banners on the second one.

Terri (blindstamper) said...

Love the neon!

Dawn Easton said...

Oh wow! I love both cards!! That skull on the first one is fantastic! I need to ink that image up!!!

Your masculine card is perfect! I was thinking the same thing how awesome this set would be for guys or gals!

Glad you were hopping along with us today!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHH! What a fab post-- 2 ROCKIN' cards! LOVE the colors for the first one! WOW! And that second one has great detail-- like the distressed polka dots and the green banner (LOVE that we used the same colors! Great minds!!!)!!! You nailed this stamp set! <3

Lagene said...

Great stamps, great cards! I especially loved the Rock Star card!

Debbie said...

Great guys & dolls cards!

Purrfect Paper Creations said...

Love how you did both a boy and girl card!

Chris L.

Jennifer Earley said...

Wow, you rocked these cards! Love them both...awesome grunge effect!
ScrappyJenE @ gmail.com

Katie Ann Brooks said...

love the yellow on the first card, it totally pops!

Janet Zeppa said...

Definitely love the neon!!

Gilu J said...

Love the greens and blues on your second card!

Janis said...

You might never be too old to be a rock star, but what I notice abt these old rockers is they sure don't jump around on stage like they used to!!!
<3 J

Ruth G said...

Two great cards! I love the bright colors and fun skull on the "you Rock" card and I love the grungy feel of the "rock star" card! Any guy would love that one! Thanks so much for sharing and congrats on being a 'Fetti Fave! Enjoy your goodies!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great cards! Fresh and funky and grungy and edgy

kren said...

I think of my ex-students when I see these images although we are never to old to ROCK, yes?

Come and see what I've done lately! kren@
http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

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