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The Greetery’s Confetti Collection: Sneak Peek Day 1

Today kicks off product reveals for The Greetery’s Confetti Collection! The Greetery has turned one, and we are having a huge celebration! For the next two days, we will be sharing tons of inspiration, leading up to Friday’s Release. I have a few cards to share today, information on giveaways for today and tomorrow, and links to today’s designers. Lets get started!

My first card features the new Birthday Blooms stamps and dies. There’s large words to start, or finish, your sentiment. There’s also small complimenting words to use. This stamp set also has floral stamps, and a layout idea sheet. This sheet shows you different ways to arrange the flowers around the words. I made a small arrangement, and tucked a few die-cut flowers behind a Signed And Sealed envelope. I used a Signed And Sealed Die to die-cut an opening in the envelope, and slid a gift card into it. For a summer touch, I stamped a Painterly Striped Background in Sunshine yellow.

My next card showcases a few new products. I picked a color scheme that’s new to me, and I have to admit, I like this unique look!

Let’s start with the Ticker Tape Background stamp. This fun stamp has confetti thick on one side, and loose on the other. I stamped, and white heat-embossed the Ticker Tape background onto Bristol Smooth paper, which I had blended Black Soot and Hickory Smoke Distress Oxide Inks onto. I added Twisted Crepe die cuts, and two Big Balloons. I used the following Distress Oxide colors for the balloons: Mustard Seed, Crushed Olive, Forest Moss; Worn Lipstick, Seedless Preserves, Chipped Sapphire. The Yellow balloon’s sentiment is from the new Balloon Bouquet stamp set.

One thing I love to do is stencil balloons. I make a LOT of birthday cards using balloon stencils. I decided to use the negative panels from the above card as stencils for my next card.

I made a very clean layout with the balloons, keeping my blending light handed. I covered the balloons with printer paper die-cut balloons (nothing fancy), then stamped the panel with Ticker Tape Background stamp. I added the Twisted Crepe, and stamped a Balloon Bouquet sentiment. I added strings with a glitter pen and a T-ruler.

My last card features the new Think Happy Stamp and Cut Combo.

This card is so VIBRANT in person! I used Copic markers to color the flowers and rainbow. I went over the coloring with a shimmer pen to add sparkle, and added Crystal Glaze for shine. The rainbow sits on a pink Silver Lining stenciled background. The sentiment is one of a few from the Think Happy stamp set. (Love that Font!!)

New Products used today:

  • Birthday Blooms stamps + dies
  • Balloon Bouquet stamps
  • Twisted Crepe die
  • Big Balloons die
  • Ticker Tape Background
  • Think Happy Stamp + Cut combo

That’s all that I have for now! I hope I have helped with ideas and inspiration for these new products. Be sure to stop by The Greetery’s blog today if you haven’t already. Betsy has full descriptions/measurements for each product, and gorgeous examples to share. All new products will be available in The Greetery shop this Friday, May 29th, at 10am EST. 

GIVEAWAY:

There will be TWO $50 store gift certificate given away each reveal day this week. For a chance to win, leave a comment daily at each blog stop. Winners will be announced Friday morning on The Greetery Blog. 

Today’s Designers:

186 Replies to “The Greetery’s Confetti Collection: Sneak Peek Day 1”

  1. I love all your cards! Especially the one with the real light balloons! So pretty!

  2. These are really great cards! I loved your idea of stenciling using the cut-out remains of the balloon panel–so clever!

  3. Love your gray background and white background birthday cards, simply, elegant and beautifully designed! Thank you

  4. Fabulous cards I love the wonderful balloon dies and the fun rainbow with flowers in the cloud! how cool is that?

  5. I love all your balloons. This is going to sound really silly, but I find the fact that the balloons’ little knot send is slanted very endearing.

    1. It’s the small details that that shows Betsy’s thoughtfulness. ❤️

  6. I really love the card with the darker background. Love the colors on the two balloons.

  7. I love all your cards so pretty! What a great idea to use the negative to make a stencil for the balloons, love the colors.

  8. Love the flower-filled envelope. Pretty
    place for a gift card. the ticker tape die is
    funtastic. Great cards. thanks for sharing
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  9. I love the saturation of color in the balloons. Very dynamic. Thanks for sharing
    your creativity.

  10. Wonderful cards! I especially love the ones with the balloons, your inking on the balloons is just perfect, they have so much dimension!

  11. Wonderful cards! I especially like the streamers die cuts. They are so lovely and add to the cool balloons!

    1. I’m so sorry but in my excitement, I forgot that i commented yesterday so please delete my second post as it isn’t fair to have two entries. Thank you.

      1. You get to comment on both days!! Be sure to, so you’re entered to win. ❤️

  12. I love that you mixed other stamps together helps us to think outside of the box. Which I love doing. But your cards are stunning loving them

  13. Wow! Gorgeous cards- I love the bright colors! The Twisted Crepe dies are so cool!

  14. LOVE all of your cards! I thought the Think Happy set was going to be my favorite but your Balloon Bouquet card inspiration is quickly changing my mind. Beautiful job!

  15. Yikes, this is going to be another expensive month from The Greetery! Loooove the birthday blooms set.

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