Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Confetti Cards!


Hi everyone! There is a super fun challenge this week for the Make It Monday #205 at Papertrey Ink! It's all about confetti and confetti = happy, so I had to join in! 

Confetti Cluster stamping is the technique featured and while I did use the technique, my cards are more single layer and more monochromatic but still gorgeous! I wanted to NOT use a standard shape for my images so I hand drew a sunflower on the card front and filled it in with tiny stamps!


This is the first card I created to really mimic the sunflower and I used a different tiny stamp for each petal. There were pencil lines outlining each petal and I worried it would look like one big blob once they were erased. I was so very pleasantly surprised to get a definite flower and I think this is my favorite card of the two! I loosely threaded some sweet gingham ribbon and added a tag too!


Since I was worried about the flower shape of the first card, I changed up and used two different colors of ink for the second. I also gave it a bright center for a more summery feel. The  pretty cluster of embellishments at the top are layered over some clear chevron acetate and this one features a smaller tag!


Thanks for checking out my blog! Bee Happy!!

Supplies Used:
Allison Kreft Chevron Overlay
The Paper Studio Ribbon Punch
Craft Store Kraft paper and twine
My Mind's Eye 'Collectible' enamel dots
Prima 'All Star' Sugardot stickers

6 comments:

  1. These are so bright and happy!! Gorgeous job!!!

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  2. Impressed & great adaptation to this technique!

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  3. These are fabulous, Tara! So bright and cheerful.

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  4. Very pretty cards! I like the "happy" colors! Great job with this technique!

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  5. Tara, each card is so uniquely beautiful. Your hand drawn flowers are perfect!

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