I love the Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop so much that I cannot stop creating coffee cards. I also try to stick to colouring every day a little bit, as therapy advised by the gorgeous Kathy Racoosin. Today’s cuties are from Hello Bluebird, one of my favourite companies.
I started with stamping and colouring some of the images from the Skating party stamp set. I used Copic markers in vibrant colours. I cut everything out with the coordinating dies.
Then I worked on the background: I heat embossed the Snowfall background stamp with WOW white puff embossing powder on a kraft top folding card base. To make it colder I sponged white pigment ink on the edges of the card base – I feel the instant breeze!
To set the scene I created a snowbank from white cardstock using the Land Border dies from Newton’s Nook Designs and I also die cut a couple of pine branches (Holly and Pin die set) from the same white cardstock. I used Pine Needles Distress ink to add colour.
The sentiment is die cut 2 times from white cardstock and once from blue glitter cardstock. I stacked them together and added a white heat embossed sentiment under it.
As a finishing touch I used a black glaze pen on their eyes, a clear shimmer pen on the caps and glossy accents on the noses and cups.
I am back today with my second card for the Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers blog hop. This time I used an exclusive stamp set designed by Heffy Doodle for the Simon Says Stamp STAMPTEMBER event last year.
I stamped and coloured the images from the More than S’mores set with Copic markers and fussy cut them out. I also stamped the sentiment on white cardstock and used a dotted circle die from Lawn Fawn to cut it out.
I chose a warm plaid patterned paper from Lawn Fawn as the background but I cut it tiny smaller than an A2 sized card front so I could have a dark brown mat under it.
I die cut a couple of leaves with the Newton’s Nook Designs Autumn Leaves die set from brown and yellow cardstock scraps. As I did not find a matching orange, I cut the largest leaf from white cardstock and used my orange copic to add the perfect colour to it.
After die cutting a thin strip of mustard grass I assembled the scene using 3D foam squares under the cute critters. I popped up the circle with 3D foam squares too so it has a really nice, dimensional look.
I added some white gel pen highlights and some black glaze pen to the eyes. I also used my clear shimmer pen on the coffee cups and added drops of glossy accents on the noses, lids, hearts and the sentiment too. So cozy!
I will link this project up to the Heffy Doodle FB Challenge (Autumn) too. I wish you liked my project today and will return tomorrow for more fun!
I heat embossed the sentiment with Silver Sparkle embossing powder on a strip of aqua cardstock which I matted with dark grey.
The pretty knit patterned paper I cut down with the largest from the Stitched Rectangle 2 die set and assembled the card on a white card base. The mug and candies I popped up with 3D foam squares. As a finishing touch I added a ton of clear shimmer and a bit of glossy accents.
I hope you got inspired to participate in the Coffee Lovers event during the next week. There are a ton of prizes to win among which is a 25$ prize package from Pink and Main! YAY! Winner announced on the P&M Blog on November 9th! Happy crafting!
Then I heat embossed with gold embossing powder a sentiment from the same set on white cardstock and cut it out with one of the dies from the Thin Fishtail banners set.
I chose patterned papers from the Pumpkin Spice paper pad, one to cover the card front and the other to hold my coffee mugs. I gave this a lime green mat to harmonize with the green on the cups.
After popping up the coffee cups and the cupcake with 3D foam squares, I felt the need for another pumpkin. I found a smiling one in the Seasons of change stamp set.
When the card was all assembled I used a clear shimmer pen on the foams and added glossy accents on the pumpkins, topping and the straw. I love how it makes them super special.
I wish you enjoyed today’s inspiration, make sure to hop along with the participating companies for the chance to win awesome prizes! If you leave a comment at the Pink and Main blog, you may win a 25$ surprise package! Start hopping on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog to see all the amazing inspiration and super sponsors!
Autumn really hit us hard yesterday with a 20 degrees drop in temperature accompanied with wind and rain. Sudden change in my mood too, as I immediately start longing for warm drinks 🙂 I hope this cute Fall scene warms your hearts.
To set the scene I also die cut a Fence from woodgrain cardstock, some grass from yellow cardstock using a Land Border die and a tree from white cardstock using the Forest Scene builder set. I added colour to the latter with Copic markers.
I chose a pretty aqua-yellow plaid patterned paper (Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid Chill) as the background and die cut a rounded stitched rectangle from aqua cardstock using one of the Frames and Flags dies. I cut the grass also with the same die to have the rounded corners and stitching details. I love texture and stitching details, so I used the SSS Stitched Whirl background die to add more details to the sky.
I assembled the scene, matted it with a slightly bigger navy blue rectangle and popped up the girl with the coffee with 3D foam squares. The sentiment I stamped on a white cloud shaped speech bubble with Navy ink.
I used twine as embellishment, added a bit of clear shimmer and a drop of glossy accent to the pumpkins, buttons and the scarf.
For the last card I used a pretty background stamp from Picket Fence Studios, heat embossed on dark brown cardstock with clear embossing powder. I love the raised look and shine!
Then I stamped and coloured two little piggies from the Farmyard Little Bits from Hello Bluebird and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I also made and extra coffee glass, just as an embellishment.
I die cut the Coffee word (Stamplorations die) 3 times from green cardstock and layered them on top of each other.
I stamped a funny little sentiment on a thin pink strip of cardstock and popped it up under the coffee die cut.
Quite simple, yet so cute, don’t you think?
I hope you liked my coffee/tea projects this week, and you will follow my creative journey in the future too. Next week is the May release week and Newton’s Nook Designs so get ready for a lot of fun!