Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Coffee Helps me Maintain ~ 2018 Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop



Another card for the Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop! I went to a local craft store that I've been meaning to visit a few days ago and I was SO happy to find this adorable Spellbinders' die set!  Most of the items in the store are consignments, so I snagged the set at more than half off!  The coffee gods were smiling down at me.

What I Used to Make my Card:
Kraft Card Base
White Card
Spellbinders Die Set, Hipster 1, #S2-212
CAS-ual Fridays Sentiment, Coffee Talk 
CAS-ual Fri Dies,  Coffee Cup
MFT/Die-Namics Stitched Oval STAX, #MFT-0521
Scraps of Patterned Paper
Dark Brown Card
VersaFine Ink in Onyx Black

The card was inspired by a card on the Spellbinders' site that illustrates the dies in use.  I loved the three cups, so I decided to make three cups for my card, too.  I started by cutting out the cups from white card, then I cut the cup out of patterned paper {which I dug out of my scraps stash} and the little cup
Another Peek
holder from brown card.  I carefully cut the tops off the patterned paper and glued that onto the white card
bodies, followed by the cup holder.

While the cups were drying, I stamped my sentiment onto some white card and cut the word 'coffee' from some dark brown card.  I used a stitched oval die to cut out the sentiment, making sure it was at the bottom of the oval.  I attached the oval to the kraft card base, then glued the word 'coffee' to the top of the oval. 


Once I had the cups positioned, I attached those to the base as well.  Lastly, I used some of my homemade dots to finish off the card.  I love the floral coffee cups; I was getting bored with everything being shades of brown.  Thanks for stopping in and I hope you like this card as much as I do! Fondly, Christi


I am entering my card in the following challenges:
2018 Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Moo-Mania - Die Cuts
Scrapy Land - #90, Anything Goes w/ Dies {entry #3}
Through the Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Use Patterned Paper





18 comments:

  1. so fun Christi, love that to cup teamed up with that fun sentiment!

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  2. I love this! The coffee mugs are so sweet all in a row like that.

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  3. Hehehe, you've got some great sentiments, Christi! Very cute and fun card!

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  4. what a happy day to find that at the shop. Love bargains. I love the papers you used on your cups. They are so pretty.

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  5. Love these pretty floral cups and that great sentiment!

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  6. A fantastic card! Great you linked it to Moo Mania & More! Thank you very much! Hugs, Susi

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  7. A wonderful card.

    Thank you for joining us at MOO MANIA & MORE

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  8. Great saying and those cups are gorgeous!

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  9. Your card is so cool - love your cups!!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! /Karin

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  10. Cute card and fun coffee cups and paper choices.

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  11. Thanks for entering our CraftyHazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for May!
    Monica - DT

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  12. Beautiful card, Christi. Oh, I lllllllove coffee!!!!!!!!!! Kisses, my friend.

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  13. Fun coffee card! Thanks for playing with us at The Craftroom Door ATG Challenge! Looking forward to seeing you next time and good luck!
    Regards,
    Sunila & Aditi- DT
    Dots to Lines
    https://dotstolinesblog.wordpress.com/

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  14. Totally cute! Love those coffee cups! Thanks for sharing with us at Scrapy Land Challenges! I hope we will see you again soon.

    Jess - DT
    www.freshbyjess.blogspot.ca

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