Monday, April 17, 2017

I Scream, You Scream...


...we all scream for ICE CREAM!

It's party time over at So Suzy Stamps - we're celebrating their 3rd birthday. I couldn't resist when Suzy asked me to come be a guest designer. Hey, who doesn't love a party? It's a fun month of free shipping on orders over $25 (easy to do, believe you me) and daily deals on stamps. Today, it's all about the ice cream! So, of course, I had to grab mine and make a card with them.


Mmmm, ice cream...now that it's finally warming up around here, I've started eating it again. Yes, I'm one of those people who don't like cold food in the winter. Just keep the coffee coming instead.

I have a video on how I assembled this super fun, ice cream party card!


In the video I promised I would list what Copics I used on the cones, so here you go:


Top cone: RV13, RV21, R17, R24, YG17, E97, E99
Middle cone: V01, V12, RV13, RV21, B000, B41, YG06, YG07, R17, R29, E97, E99
Bottom cone: YG06, YG07, R17, R29, E18, E97, E99

I do love how my ice cream "drips" came out, and you'd never know I mucked up the inside, right? LOL


I have all the supplies I used listed below, and remember, all of the ice cream stamps are 20% off today!

Happy Caffeinated Crafting, and Happy Birthday So Suzy Stamps!












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Friday, March 24, 2017

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop




Happy Spring!

Well, according to the calendar at least...it's still below freezing with snow here. Blah. Thankfully the start of the Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop means I have a reason to play with pretty spring colors, even if it's while I'm wearing a sweater and boots...LOL

New to the hop? You've stumbled across a very fun, very caffeinated group then my friend. Here's the nitty-gritty:

When: Friday, March 24 - Friday, March 31
Theme: Spring 
Use: coffee, tea &/or cocoa images
Social Media tag: #spring2017clh
Main Coffee Lovers blog: http://coffeelovingcardmakers.com/
Direct link to SPRING Hop Post: http://coffeelovingcardmakers.com/2953
I'm offering up a Flash Prize of a $10 gift certificate to my shop. Because hey, who doesn't need a new coffee mug?

Ok, on to my card - I had so much fun mixing and matching stamp sets again, and using one of Mama Denise's upcoming Bunkie Bags as inspiration.


Look how happy that little spring coffee cup is! She's a mix of Copic coloring and paper piecing, then fussy-cut out and added to the finished card with foam tape. I even made note of the Copic colors I used for you:


This stamp and the sentiment are from the Simon Says Stamp Coffee & Tea card kit. The coffee beans are from my oldest stamp set from Fiskars. Those I stamped with Versamark onto natural linen card stock and heat embossed with the Nuvo Hot Chocolate embossing powder.


I then broke out the Big Kick and went to town die cutting my ivory panels, a scalloped circle out of vellum, and a teal circle for contrast (and so you could read the sentiment). The sentiment I heat embossed with the Ranger Silver Pearl embossing powder.  Then it was time to assemble; kona cardstock card base, ivory coffee bean panel, teal circle & vellum scallop (with the adhesive hidden behind the coffee cup) and the coffee cup added with foam tape.

Can't forget the inside! You were wondering why I die cut two ivory panels, weren't you?


More coffee beans and this sentiment is from the Fiskars set as well. And now I want another cup of coffee...LOL

Thanks for stopping by today! Up top is are the links to all of my shop categories; coffee cups, coasters, and cards, all handmade by yours truly. :) And just for you coffee lovers, I have a coupon code good now thru April 1st - use Spring17 to take 15% off your purchase. I have links to my card making supplies below as well.

Happy Caffeinated Crafting!






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