Saturday, January 11, 2014

Premiere of Scenery: Big Bang Confetti + Giveaway

Note: 1 of 2 posts today.  Find Special Guest Star Nichol Magouirk's projects HERE.

Here comes the boom..Big Bang Confetti style.  We like to call our background sets Scenery and our first ever is Scenery: Big Bang Confetti.  We wanted a set that could be used to sprinkle stars and circles to cover your project or to use in a more measured way.  This set will be one you can reach for again and again when you need that extra little touch.  More or less, we have you covered.

>>>THE DETAILS<<<

Available for purchase on January 15, 2014.
Retails for $15.00
Includes four (4) rectangles of confetti (circles and stars) and twenty one (21) single or small cluster stamps for filling in or using on their own.

>>>THE GOOD STUFF<<<

Let's get to the fun part and see what Julie, Shay and The Talent (our supernova creative team) made with it. And make sure you visit each of The Talent's blogs for more knock-it-out-of-the-park projects and details.  Don't forget to share some love for them too!

Each special guest star's projects will be highlighted in their own post over the next few days.  Today you can see Special Guest Star Nichol Magouirk's awesomeness HERE.  Don't miss out!!


Julie

Birthday cards for men are always a challenge for me, especially when they are for my husband.  And, halfway through this card, I remembered that I had made him a card with stars in the past.  This one is very different though.  It’s a happy card for sure. 


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I started with stamping the star confetti radiating out from the lower left hand corner and embossing with this awesome Egyptian Gold embossing powder.  I added a few more single stars after the card was finished to fill in a few holes in the design.  I added a strip of patterned paper to the left hand side to start the color theme and found coordinating cardstock in my stash to create the banners and stars, cut with my Cameo (love my Cameo!).



I glued the red and blue banners flat to the card and then used foam tape to raise the teal banner with the stamped sentiment from The Big, the Bold, and the Happy stamp set and the glitter star.  The Versamark pen came in handy for the embossing the star.  I just brushed it around the edges that would be seen and then embossed it.  Finally, I added more foam tape for the yellow star.  I love the glitter, but didn't want to go too overboard for my husband.  It kind of reminds me a little of comic book / superhero style a little, making this the perfect card for my very own comic book superhero! 




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I love the shape of the Sci-Fi stars and thought they would be great in a sci-fi themed project, so I used the “retro corner” journal card cut file from   W&W Cut That Out: Digital Cutting Files – Big Bang Confetti, and re-sized it to 4 inch by 5.25 inch.  Using the Distant Galaxy font, I typed my sentiments and adjusted the letters so they would be touching and I welded them together using the Silhouette Designer Edition software (this can also be achieved with the Silhouette Studio software). 

To add a starry background, I opened the White Shine spray by Heidi Swapp and flicked the end of the spray nozzle over the card stock to get sprinkled droplets.  I dried these with a heat gun and then added the cut out to the front of the card using black foam adhesive.  I don’t use these often, but they were the perfect choice for this card with the black card base. I added the Happy Birthday sentiment inside the card with the Zig 2 Way Glue. 


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The final accents were using the Big Bang Confetti retro star singles stamped with Versamark and embossed in silver to give it just a little something extra to the front and inside of the card.  Those stars are my *fave*! I wonder if Melissa Stinson would like this card???

Shay

I decided to challenge myself by only using Scenery: Big Bang Confetti without any other stamp set.  I really wanted to see how this stamp set can work with the obscene amount of stuff overflowing in my studio.

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I went with something very white for my first card.  There is something so pretty about a white card, don't you think?  The one little ticket is from January's Simon Says Stamp Card Kit and under the ticket I added a strip of washi.  My favorite bit of the card is the circles from Scenery: Big Bang Confetti.  I concentrated the stamping to the top of the banner and tried to stamp less as I went down.  For added visual appeal I added some Stickles to a few of the circles.

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I had visions for this type of card for weeks, maybe even months.  Embossing  powder and this stamp set are a match made in heaven.  I love gold right now so I chose to emboss the stars in gold and then pulled out my Distress Inks and ink blending tools.  I blended the heck out of this panel and I love the ombre effect.  To let the background be the star (haha!) I used a Papertrey Ink tag die and then cut out the thanks using a die from Studio Calico.

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I have to admit this is a total card lift from an incomplete card I had sitting in my studio.  I often love to add a little stamping to add color and texture to a layer.  This stamp set is perfect for that.  I used both the solid and outline sci fi stars (that's how Julie and I refer to it) to do just that.  I also pulled out my Studio Calico Marks & Co Card Kit for the patterned paper and used a tag and die cut from the older, but still awesome Amy Tangerine Sketchbook die cuts (thankfully crafting products don't expire like food).  I also used my sewing machine on this one.

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I began stamping this happy tri-colored star panel with Hero Arts Mid-Tone Inks and thought I would use it for Card No. 2, but it didn't work out so I set it aside. Then I had an idea when I was rifling through my Thickers for some of my favorite gold ones.  I grabbed Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm Thickers (adorable!) and decided to sew on a string to attach the Thicker banners to.  I drew on a gold line border (go gold) and added my Thicker sentiment and little Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm heart.

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I still have some printables from The Daily Grind Collection Vol. 1 sitting on my table and I decided I wanted to make a masculine sort of love card.  This ended up being a sort of specific card for a family man.  I die cut the stitched journaling card from Lawn Fawn and added a couple of journaling cards from The Daily Grind Collection Vol. 1: Journaling Cards behind it.  All of the images on the journaling card are from The Daily Grind Collection Vol. 1: Elements.  The background is second generation stamping of  the open circles with Sprinkles from October Afternoon flicked over it.  Makes for a cool and not too in your face background.

The Talent


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CLICK HERE to see more from Heather.


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CLICK HERE to see more from Joni.


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CLICK HERE to see more from Kelly.


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CLICK HERE to see more from Suzanne.


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CLICK HERE to see more from Vanessa.

>>>THE GIVEAWAY<<<

Comment here on this post for a chance to win a Scenery: Big Bang Confetti stamp set of your own by 12:01 a.m. (central standard time) January 15, 2014.  One comment will be chosen at random.

All winners during our Grand Opening Red Carpet Event will be announced on January 15, 2014.

To enter our First Release's The Big Giveaway CLICK HERE.

48 comments:

  1. Would love to win.. I think it's cute!
    Thanks Melissa T

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  2. This is such a fabulous stamp set! I LOVED the inspiration from the design team. All the cards look so stunning!
    Would love a chance to win this set :)

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  3. Love this! Seems like it has a lot of options!

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  4. What a versatile set! Your DT is phenomenal...stunning creations all around :)

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  5. wow! so much eye candy. these are fabulous samples. can't wait to see more!

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  6. This set looks amazing. A.MAZ.ING. I am a *huge* fan of anything stars and confetti so this set is a *must-have*!!!

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  7. Love the cards made with the confetti set! Can't wait to see more of the brushed sentiment stamps.

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  8. WOWZA!! you are off to one bang! Pop! start!! I love your "confetti" sets!! can't wait to see the whole set! LOVE IT! TFS

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  9. What an awesome stamp set!! The possibilities are endless!! TFS!!! =)

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  10. Awesome!! I really like the shape of the sci-fi stars!!

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  11. Wow!!! What amazing projects!!! This looks like an awesome set!

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  12. That font - you nailed it. Is the typewriter font in the set too? =heaven

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  13. Wow - looks like an incredibly versatile set! LOVE all the samples!!!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  14. Great stamp set and as you showed, so much can be done with it!

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  15. Very versatile stamp set--love all the different looks!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  16. Awesome stamp set and awesome projects!!!

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  17. Showstoppers ... that's the new set and the inspirational cards you've all created to showcase it with ... awesome! Anita :)

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  18. What a gorgeous group of cards and such a versatile set! Love all the different shapes if confetti!

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  19. Fabulous projects! So many styles, I can't wait to see more!

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  20. So awesome! Love this new set and the cards created! Ladies you rock!

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  21. These are such awesome projects! Great set!

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  22. Amazing projects!!! Looks like a must have set, so versatile! :)

    Lauren

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  23. Those are great sets, all of them!!

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  24. What great stamps! Would love to win! Thanks for the chance!

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  25. What fantastic stamps and Amazing cards by everyone!! Thank you for the chance to win the stamps.

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  26. Looks like a great stamp set! Awesome cards and DT inspiration too! Thanks for the chance! :)

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  27. Gorgeous cards! Loving the circle and star confetti backgrounds! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  28. You called my number when you talked abt sprinkling stars over a background (swoon)... Would totally LOVE to win this very awesome set!!! Stars R Me!!!
    <3 J

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  29. Oh my! This set looks fantastic. I'm still oohing and ahhing over the amazing projects showcased today. Super excited about this release already.

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  30. WOW!!! it's amazing...I love confetti and this set looks awesome!!

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  31. Wow!! Love all the options for making backgrounds!

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  32. Wowser, great cards! Awesome stamp set!

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  33. All the cards are amazing! Your DT are so creative and inspiring. I can't wait for the full release. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  34. I am really loving this confetti-themed stamp set!!! I am really excited to get my hands on this!!

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  35. Wow! Fabulous inspiration from the design team! Love this set!

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  36. Oh, wow! The projects are spectacular!
    http://www.blog.winniewalter.com/

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  37. Love love love these! I can think of a whole bunch of ideas. Love all the project ideas.

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  38. I love these ideas! The embossing especially! Can't wait to see the full reveal.

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  39. Looooooove this set!!! Can't wait for the full reveal!!!

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  40. Big bang confetti is a must have! Can't wait to see all the stamps!

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  41. Love how fun the confetti stamp is!

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  42. I am totally falling for your confetti!

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  43. I am totally falling for your confetti!

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  44. Dying to see the whole set. Love confetti and stars.

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