Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats

Hey, 'Fetti Fans, welcome to Day 1 of the May Release for Reverse Confetti



This is such a fabulous release, with five new stamp sets and six new Confetti Cuts!
Lots of sweet goodness coming this month!

Today, we are introducing two new sets with coordinating Confetti Cuts: 
a super cute set called Monkey Business and a super fun set called Party Hats.

First up, I'm sharing the cards that I made using Monkey Business.
I decided to make two birthday cards: one masculine & one feminine.
Here's the masculine card:

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats Leigh Penner @reverseconfetti #reverseconfetti #cards

Aren't these little monkeys adorable?
I'm totally in love!

For this card, I included a whole bunch of techniques.
I did some paper piecing on the balloons, presents & the monkey's tummies 
(using some Authentique patterned paper).
I did a little masking with the monkeys and had fun stamping one on top of the other!
Then, I heat embossed the monkeys in clear and painted them in using some ink
that I pressed onto an acrylic block and spritzed with water.

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats Leigh Penner @reverseconfetti #reverseconfetti #cards

I thought standing on presents and on each other's heads totally qualified
for the "monkey business" on the sentiment.
Hopefully the intended recipient's party doesn't get as "wild." LOL!

And here is the feminine card using Monkey Business:

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats Leigh Penner @reverseconfetti #reverseconfetti #cards

Isn't she just so sweet in pink?
I started with a background of Crate Paper patterned paper
and decided to make a shaker card using the Shakers 'n Frames Confetti Cuts 
that were released last month.
I filled them with some Pretty Pink Posh sequins and used 
the coordinating Monkey Business Confetti Cuts to diecut my monkey and balloons. 
Once again, I paper-pieced the balloons and heat embossed my monkey in clear
and then water coloured her using some ink pressed onto an acrylic block and
spritzed with water.
To get the different shades of the berry sorbet, I just added more water.

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats Leigh Penner @reverseconfetti #reverseconfetti #cards

I think a little girl would be delighted to get such an adorably sweet card!

And I have one more project to share with you today...
It's a layout that I made using the new Party Hats stamp set coordinating Confetti Cuts.

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats Leigh Penner @reverseconfetti #reverseconfetti #scrapbookinglayouts

I scrapbooked the photos that I took of Jonah's birthday party last summer.
I diecut the four photos and the two pieces of Crate Paper patterned paper using 
the journaling card die from Documented Confetti Cuts.

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats Leigh Penner @reverseconfetti #reverseconfetti #scrapbookinglayouts

For my title/journaling, I typed my journaling onto the patterned paper diecut
on my typewriter and then diecut the "birthday" using the Fancy Words Confetti Cuts
that were released last month, removing the diecut word and adhering the negative to my layout.

Countdown to Confetti: Monkey Business & Party Hats Leigh Penner @reverseconfetti #reverseconfetti #scrapbookinglayouts

Then I stamped the Party Hats stamp onto the coordinating Party Hats Confetti Cuts.


 


 That's it for today!
There will be two $25 gift certificate up for grabs, so you make sure you leave a comment 
on each sneak peek post for each designer to increase your chances of winning!
Comments will close at noon CST on Thursday, May 7th and the winner will be 
announced later that day at 5pm CST.

Want two more chance to win? 
Head on over to Reverse Confetti's Facebook page and 
look for the graphic posted there.

Thanks for looking!

55 comments:

~amy~ said...

Leigh, such FUN projects!

Alanna said...

Such cute cards. I love how you stacked the monkeys on the first one.

Bonnie said...

Oh my word!! I love these little monkeys and the way you have topped them on top of each other is fabulous!

Nancy Thomas said...

Super cute and fun cards - love both the masculine and feminine versions.

jan metcalf said...

Your monkey business cards are adorable!! And I like the scrapbook with journal card pieces!

Hand Crafted Just For Ewe said...

Your cards are adorable ! Thanks for a chance to win.

Annie Rose said...

These are fantastic! Nice job! :)

alexandra s.m. said...

My you have been busy!
Love your projects Leigh.
You truly make the products shine!

Donna said...

I love shaker cards and I'm so looking forward to using this new die set.

Brandi R said...

Oh my! Fabulous projects! Love the first card...the paper piecing is just perfect ♥

Jill Norwood said...

Leigh I love the monkeys stacked and the girl/boy versions! And your sweet layout is precious!!

Mary Holshouser said...

the cards are great. Love the pockets.
thanks for sharing

Miriam Prantner said...

That first card is totally adorable, love how you stacked up all those images for a fun scene, and love how you incorporated the products into a layout!

karenb said...

I LOVE the shaker card!

Betty Sue said...

I'm loving the sweet pink monkey!! So cute!

Angel said...

SUPER cute! Love the pink monkey! And what an awesome page!

Sue D said...

Both versions of monkey cards are adorable and wonderful scrapbook layout.

Anonymous said...

Hi, I really liked your ideas of monkey business for both a boys card and girls card. They are both just precious. Thanks for sharing.

Michele Henderson said...

Beautiful projects today! I just love that monkey shaker!

Lisa H. said...

soooo awesome! I love your sweet monkey cards....soooo cute! your layout is awesome, too. great use of party hats.

chingaling ling said...

I love that you used RC on your scrapbook page. Your cards are super cute. The one with the monkey standing on another's head - they look like two completely different monkey characters!

ruth m said...

and this yellow card tops it all-
an adorable shaker card!

Lisa said...

What a delightful post Leigh, love everything! That little shaker is too sweet!

Tracey McNeely said...

Really cute projects Leigh, they way you stacked the monkeys make then almost look like two separate images! Fabulous! Sweet layout of the kids!

Connie Wine said...

Cuteness personified!

Jean said...

You showcased these perfectly! Your paper piecing with the monkey is fabulous!

cm said...

No 'monkeying around' with your showcases here, Leigh...a ton of fun with the cards, and your layouts, well..you know my response. LOVE them!
~c

Brittany Kosydar said...

Cute! The little shaker pocket on the 'feminine' card is cute

Mary-Anne V said...

Great cards...love the balancing monkeys and the great layout.

ScrapaDiddle said...

That is one cute card and layout! Love both of these sets!

Nancy said...

That little monkey is the cutest, and I love your cards! Your pages are just adorable too! That Documented Confetti Cut die set is so versatile!

I Card Everyone said...

What could possibly be more fun than monkeys and party hats? That orange numbered paper has a home in Michigan if there's a scrap left in the yard-sale bin?!!
Darling kids!
=] Michele

Denise Bryant said...

Adorable cards and layout! Love that sweet monkey and the fun party hats!

Kathy said...

How cute are those cards with the monkeys, FUN!
Like seeing how you also use these items in your scrapbooking.

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Your projects are so pretty! Really love the colors you used especially on the shaker!!

Jen Mitchell said...

Super cute cards! Perfect for boys and girls!

Happy Dance said...

It's always nice to visit your blog, Leigh! These little monkeys are just adorable, and am loving how you've used them here. Great layout too! Really enjoy seeing your family and boy oh boy are they growing fast! Sweet party hat - it's on my wish list; too cute! Bev

Julene VanKleeck said...

Great projects! Really love the pops of color with the presents and balloons on the first one!

Lisa Lara said...

WOW creations Leigh. Just love how you used the monkey.

Nathalie said...

Your cards are just the cutest and I love the details on your clean and simple page!

Lynndee Georganas said...

Your projects are fantastic with the new release products! Nothing better than a little monkey business and a shaker card to boot! Thanks for sharing!

Kelly Latevola said...

Ack that monkey shaker. Soo stinkin cute!!

Juddie Finison said...

Great cards/projects. Love the tags.

Audrey Pettit said...

OMGosh! I WANT/NEED those monkeys now!!! Seriously, Leigh, your cards are amazing! So, so cute and SO fun! And what a great layout, too! I love the journaling card you made with the negative die cut work. And is that a Dalek cake I see? How awesome!

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! Really awesome projects here!! So many fun and colorful designs!! Love the monkeys! :)

sableturquoise said...

rigolotes tes cartes , avec ce petit singe !
et happy birthday to jonas !

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Super duper fantastic projects! Loving those little monkeys!

Deanne :)

Monica K. said...

Love those cute monkeys and the paper piecing is perfect! Love your cards!

KayM said...

Oh I Love the monkeys stacked on top of each other! so cute! wonderful projects again, all of them!!

Lizzie T a/k/a Wifelady said...

Great projects! Those monkeys are too cute!

Kelly Flaherty said...

Monkeys scare the crap out of me, but these little guys are just too adorable to resist. My family will flip if I send them a "monkey" card as it's been a phobia of mine for more that 50 years!

Lydine Arriola said...

Awesome projects!! Loving all the inspirations!

Angela said...

I love those monkeys. They are so fun. I'm sure they want to come and live at my house!

Larissa Heskett said...

LOVING the New Sets!! Such SWEET Images!! I LOVE the Cards you've made!! That Lil' Monkey just makes me HAPPY!! I LOVE the Layered Design!! AWESOME Layout too!! AWESOME!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

Amante del Papel said...

I love your shaker card is awesome!!!