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


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

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

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

  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.

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

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

  7. A wonderful card.

    Thank you for joining us at MOO MANIA & MORE

  8. Great saying and those cups are gorgeous!

  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

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

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

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

  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!
    Sunila & Aditi- DT
    Dots to Lines

  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


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