Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Holiday Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

Hello everyone! I wound up with quite the snow day here, which means I was finally able to do some catching up. This is my first of THREE projects I'll be sharing for the Holiday Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!
And let me offer a huge THANK YOU to all of these companies that are donating some amazing prizes:

17 Turtles:  $15 Store Gift Card
A Muse Studio/Chris Franco:  Cup of Good Cheer stamp set
Add a Little Dazzle:  $25 Store Gift Card
Butterfly Reflections Ink:  Prima Coffee Break
Color Cast Designs:  Coffee Lovers kit
Create a Smile:  Monster Party stamp set
Hero Arts:  A Little & Today's Special stamps/Cup 'O Joe Shadow ink
Kraftin' Kimmie:  $25 Store Gift Card
Kreative Kymona:  Fancy Mug Giveaway
Latina Crafter:  Cafe Wood Veneers + $25 Store Gift Card
Neat & Tangled:  Warm Wishes stamp set
Newton's Nook:  $15 Store Gift Card
Paper Smooches:  $25  Store Gift Card
Pickled Potpourri:  $7 Store Gift Card
Poppystamps:  Tea Cup Stack Die
Reverse Confetti:  $15 Store Gift Card
Stamp Academy:  2 classes
Stampin' Up/Veronica Zalis:  $20 Store Gift Card
STAMPlorations:  $10 Store Gift Card
Stamp Simply Ribbon Store:  Coffee Cup Prize Pack
SugarPea Designs:  $20 Store Gift Card
Sweet 'n Sassy:  Pick Me Up Clear stamp & die set
The Alley Way Stamps:  Tea Par-tea stamp set
Two Paper Divas:  Your Warm My Heart stamp set
Verve Stamps:  $25
Whole Wild World:  Coffee before Talkee mug
●●Sponsorship prizes are eligible via random draw from linked hop participants only●●

Ok, now that we have the fine print out of the way, onto my first project!


Oh yes, yet another adorable 4 oz coffee cup full of treats and a gift card holder! But can you tell what it's made from?


I painted a Starbucks coffee sleeve with Picket Fence Distress Paint and used the Hero Arts Deco Pattern Stencil with some Distress Inks to create a fun background. A few snowflakes heat embossed with white powder and a holiday sentiment finished it all off! To keep the gift card from falling out, I glued the bottom of the sleeve together. The corrugated cardboard gives the whole thing such a fun texture!


The cup is just fun; I used a pattern I found online for the wrapper, then used my scallop punch and circle punch to make the topper. The stamps are from my oldest stamp set; the Fiskars coffee one. The red Tombow Adhesive works best for making sure these stay together!

Now then, who's been a good little crafter this year and wants a caffeinated treat? I'm giving away some caffeinated goodies of my own from the Prima Coffee Break collection! Just enter via the Rafflecopter tool below - you have until Sunday, December 14th to do so!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Happy Crafting!

38 comments:

  1. Cute project! So glad you hopped along! Merry Christmas!

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  2. Love the cup and the coffee sleeve. TFS mghowell8@msn.com

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  3. See, that snow day sure came in handy to get these little delights done Jen! Love the painted sleeve. Glad to see you hopped on!

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  4. Nice project. Happy Snow Day!!! I so wish I could have some snow. All I've had for DAYS is rain! GRRR

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  5. I adore these mini coffee cups SO CUTE

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  6. Adorable projects. Loving the embossed snowflakes on that coffee cozy. Just as a heads up I'm not sure your youtube channel link is right but I still found ya. :)
    bexcruger at gmail dot com

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  7. i just love these mini coffee cups, so cute

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  8. sooo dang cute, love the mini cup!!!

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  9. SUPER sweet and cute!! ........I have some blog candy on my blog !!

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  10. Ooohhh so sweet and cute love it, TFS.

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  11. Yay for the sweet 4 oz cups! awesome and I love your altered sleeve!
    Thanks for linking up to the Holiday Coffee Lovers Blog Hop♡

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  12. Love the idea of the sleeves for gift cards. I grabbed a few some time ago, but didnt know what I'd do with them. I do now! Thanks

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  13. Awesome job, I did a sleeve too! Love your colors!!

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  14. You da man! Rockin it as usual. Love your upcycled sleeve! I'll have to try that..hugs. Terri

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  15. Very nice tag idea! Love the decoration of a coffee cup!

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  16. Love these! I really like how you used the coffee sleeve to make the gift card holder.

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  17. I love how you transformed the coffee sleeve into a GC holder! Such a great project!

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  18. That coffee sleeve turned out beautifully and how clever to turn it into a gift card holder.

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  19. Awesome projects, couldn't get the youtube link to copy correctly to subscribe though...TFS, thanks for the opportunity to win such wonderful blog candy...nance459 at yahoo.com

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  20. Jen, this is adorable. So creative to use the coffee sleeve to make a holder. Great job my friend!!!

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  21. What a fun little altered coffee cup and I love how you turned the sleeve into a gift card holder!

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  22. Cute coffee card, Jennifer, Love the gift card idea! Happy Holidays!

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  23. Super idea with the cup wrap. And

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  24. LOVE it. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot
    dmcardmaker {at}AOL}{dot}{COM}

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  25. Love the nicely decorated To-Go cup and gift card idea, Jennifer!

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  26. Fabulous project and upcycling! Thank you for sharing :)
    Love you to stop by my blog for a chance at my blog candy if you haven't already http://lyndalhiggins.blogspot.com.au/

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  27. super super cute!!! I LOOOOVE that you repurposed the starbucks cup holder!! ha ha!! and that cup is so cute and fun!!

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