Saturday, April 7, 2018

Keep Calm. . .

For years I couldn't drink coffee - my stomach just didn't approve of it, so I drank tea 'cause, you know, I need my caffeine.  I also have a huge addictive personality {just one look at my craft room will tell you that!} so if I made a pot of coffee, I drank the entire pot {this was before the single serve coffee pots came out}.  The good thing is, I can drink coffee again!  I've been a bit crazy buying coffee stamps and these are one of my new acquisitions - I LOVE them and I hope you do, too!



What I Used to Make my Card:
White Card Base
STAMPlorations Stamp Set, What's Brewing, #STMP1353
Tutti Designs Stitched Nesting Rectangles, #TUTTI-217
Your Next Stamp 6" x 6" Paper Pad, Crazy for Coffee, #YNSPP011
Versafine Ink in Onyx Black
Clean Color Marker, Beige
Distress Ink in Ground Espresso

This was a quick and easy card to make; doesn't take much time at all.  I stamped the coffee cups, using the 'to go' cups, facing each other, on white card using the onyx ink.  Then I colored the holders with a Clean Color marker in beige.  I stamped the sentiment under the cups using the Distress Ink and then
Another Look
cut out the rectangle using a die.


I trimmed a piece of plaid paper from the Crazy for Coffee paper pad, mounted the stamped card onto that, then mounted the entire thing onto a white card.  That's it!  I think this would make a great masculine card {you know how difficult it is to make those!} as well as the perfect card to give any coffee lover.

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I am entering my Keep Calm card in the following challenges:
STAMPlorations - M, April, Focus on the Sentiment
STAMPlorations Never Ending Anything Goes
Moving Along with the Times - #68, Food and/or Drink
Mod Squad Challenge - Simply Clean & Simple
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - M, April, Anything Goes
NEW CHALLENGE Crafts Dreamy - M, Mood Board {Coffee!!}






11 comments:

  1. Hi this is a stunning card it is just brilliant. Thank you for joining us at Moving Along with the Times Challenge Blog The theme is Food. Hugs Jackie DT

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  2. Fab stamp for your card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxx

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  3. I love the coffee cup images and I know someone who would definitely get a card with them on. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT. Hazel x

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  4. Such a wonderful card and who doesn't love Coffee?! thanks for joining us at Crafts Dreamy, hugs Zowie xx

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  5. amazing card love this cute image, Thanks for joining us at crafts dreamy challenge blog, -DT Zahraa-

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  6. I so hear you about the addictive personality. I bet my craft room looks just like yours...lol. I love your design here, it's fabulous! Great take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge
    Judy~ Mod Squad Challenge Designer
    {Judy's Happy Place} Stop by and see me!!!

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  7. Such a lovely card! Thanks for playing with us at Crafts Dreamy Challenges! - Sunila & Aditi

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  8. Love you fund card and a great way to focus on your sentiment! Thanks for joining us over at STAMPlorations for our April challenge!

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  9. Arrived from STAMPlorations blog. Beautiful card. :o)

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  10. Lovely card, with a great message! So happy to hear that you can drink coffee again; perhaps, I should try again too. Thanks for playing along at STAMPlorations this month.

    sue

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