Saturday, December 16, 2017

Essentials By Ellen December Mini Hop–Day 3–Confetti Flinger!


Hello friends!!


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Welcome to my blog!!  If you’ve arrived here from Laurel Beard's blog, you’re in the right place!  If not, you may have gotten lost along the way – I’ve listed all of the stops in today’s hop below (it starts at the Ellen Hutson ClassROOM Blog) – trust me, you’re going to want to start at the beginning!!


I’m sooo excited to be here to share a project that I created with the UBER innovative and super fun new die from the Essentials By Ellen December Release!!  That Julie Ebersole has done it again, friends!!  She’s come up with a die to help you engineer and add an amazing interactive idea into your projects!!  The Confetti Finger Die is one of THE MOST brilliant ideas I have ever come across in papercrafting, and I’m super excited to share a project that I created with it! This is the front of the card:


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And this is what it looks like when you open it up!


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I don’t know what stage of life you all are in, but in my life – gender reveals are happening all around me!  My youngest daughter and her hubby are expecting baby #2, and we’re about to find out what they’re having any day now!  [EDITED TO ADD:  I must have had a premonition when I created this card back in November, as Baby #2 is, in fact, A BOY!!  WOOHOO!!]  They live in Portland, so not everyone can be present when they reveal the gender of their baby!  So I thought it’d be so fun to create a gender reveal card – and the Confetti Flinger provides the perfect mechanism for that!  When you open up the card, baby-themed confetti comes flying out of that little glassine pocket!! BRILLIANT, right?! I’ve listed and linked all of the products that I used below!  AND, the genius behind the Confetti Flinger (Julie Ebersole) has done a little video demonstrating the assembly of this amazing mechanism so that you can see just how stinkin’ easy and innovative it really is!  You can find the video HERE!  I have a million ideas as to how to use this baby, so you can be sure that you’ll be seeing it here on my blog often!

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Thanks so much for stopping by today!!  I hope you enjoy the hop and that you’ll give one of these Confetti Flingers a try! I suspect you’ll become as addicted to them as I have! Your next stop on the hop is Lisa Adametz, and no doubt she has something brilliant to share with you, too!  Have a great day!



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11 comments:

Andrea Hastilow said...

Amazing, wow, that is such a brilliant birth card, love the bright modern boy colours you chose & the fact that its pop out the blue confetti to celebrate, loving this card x

Sue LD said...

Cute design. I like the color combo.

Amy C. said...

The oversized balloon is so much fun!

Denise Bryant said...

Cute as can be! Love that big balloon!

Lagene said...

Such a sweet baby announcement card!

Linda M said...

Absolutely adorable card! Can't wait for the confetti flinger to be back in stock!

Elisa said...

Since I have a reputation for adding confetti to my cards anyway.......

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

I definitely agree, that flinger thing is genius !! margessw@icloud.com

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

I totally love this! Great "hidden" surprise and what a clever way to show it!!

Lagene said...

Awesome cards! love the balloon especially!

Mary Whiting said...

So adorable!!!