Friday, June 8, 2018

Reverse Confetti: June Blog Hop





It's the 8th of May which means the Reverse Confetti Blog Hop!  Today's theme is:  Summer

You should have arrived here from Heather Hoffman's awesome blog!  If not, you'll want to start at the beginning of the fun which is the Reverse Confetti blog!

Here's a peek at my projects:


I had so much fun picking out a couple of Summer Themed stamp sets:


Mahalo
Think Pink
Pineapple Aplenty

So do you see an overall trend with my card trio?

First up is the Mahalo card:


I used the Paper Bliss Paper Pad with all three cards.  Do you spy stencil work?  I used the Pointed Out stencil.   It might look a bit ombre'.  That was totally a happy accident, I tend to neglect cleaning up all the time.  There was residual ink on the stencil and then I added Sunshine ink on top of it.  I love the look.

TIP:  Card set production can be made easier if you work with the same paper collection and card sketch

Ink colors I used:

Rose  •  Lime Green  •  Sunshine  •  Dark Roast  • Midnight


Another recurring element I used was the Circles 'n Scallops confetti cuts for all of the main images to nestle on.

Next up is Think Pink:


Aren't you loving the Paper Bliss patterns?!  So filled with fun colors and designs.

I think those sweet flamingos in Think Pink are so sweet!  


Lots of foam dimensionals on this card.  I finished off the card with pops of black.

My final card features Pineapple Aplenty:


I was having a bunch of happy accidents.  I originally stamped out the Summer Lovin' pineapple with Sunshine + Rose ink.  I didn't like the look, cleaned it off and stamped it with Piggy Bank.  Well, in my haste, I didn't clean off the stamp that well because the Rose still stamped out with the Piggy Bank giving it an ombre' effect.  How lucky was I?


The ink duo I used:

Pistachio  •  Piggy Bank

My cards were inspired by Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch:



That's it for me, next up is my teamie, Kathy Schweinfurth!  


In case you get lost along the way, here's the full hop listing:

Carly Tee Minner - 'Fetti Friend
Amy Tsuruta 💚
Tatiana Trafimovich - 'Fetti Friend



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12 comments:

  1. Super cheery cards Amy! Love the bright and happy colors!

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  2. Oh wow! You are so creative! I LOVE these sweet cards.

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  3. Love love love love love these! LOVING the colors and those flamingos!!!!!

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  4. I like the backgrounds on this cute set of cards.

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  5. Each one of your cards is so much fun! They all bring summer smiles! :)

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  6. Fantastic Amy! Love everyone one and you perfectly combined interesting elements!

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  7. all sweet, and sum-sum-summery, too!
    =]

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  8. Great cards - love that Mahalo one the best

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  9. Love how you used the patterned paper on all of the tropical themed cards. My favorite is the flamingos.

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  10. I love all of the new ideas!

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  11. Love all of these fun summer cards. The pattern paper is an awesome background and I love the pineapple. Great job!

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  12. those are so nice summer cards!
    hugs

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Cheers,
~amy~