Coffee card for guys

Hello Everyone,

It is my turn on the Pink and Main blog today and as the Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop is still in full swing, I wanted to inspire you with a male card.

I stamped, coloured and die cut the guy and the coffee mug from the Timber set. I also stamped a few pine branches with green ink and die cut them also with the coordinating dies.

I chose a pretty patterned paper form the Be brave paper pad and die cut a fancy tag with a Stitched Top Note die. I cut a smaller one from navy blue cardstock and arranged the die cut images on them.

The sentiment is from the Fall friends stamp set, stamp in black on a thin strip of orange cardstock. I popped it up with 3D foam squares an added some star sequins to the night sky.

After adhering it all onto a dark grey 4,25 inches square notecard, I added glossy accents to the coffee mug to make it pop.

I wish you liked my card today, i will link it up to the Simon Says Stamp Anything goes Wednesday Challenge and to the Coffee lovers Blog Hop. Until next time, happy crafting!


Coffee Lovers Blog Hop – Heffy Doodle

Hello Everyone,

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!

See you soon,


Coffee Lovers Blog Hop – Pink and Main

Hello Everyone,

Today is the first day of the Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and I am honored to present you my first coffee card I created for the Pink and Main blog today.

I love the Christmas mugs stamp set and designed a simple card pairing it with the Sweater Weather paper pad. I wanted a soft and cozy look for my images so I stamped them with Lawn Fawn River Rock ink. I coloured them with Copic markers using teal and pink shades. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

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!


Boo! – Pink and Main

Hello Everyone,

I am here with yet another Halloween cutie which shows you a good example how to use a small image as the focal point on a card. The product I used to make this card are from Pink and Main.

I stamped and coloured the cute hedgehog from the Less tricks stamp set using Copic markers. I cut it out with the coordinating die.

Then I cut a 2 inches wide strip of chevron patterned paper and matted it with orange cardstock. I adhered it to the middle of a black card base.

I die cut a stitched banner from blue cardstock and a small one from green and layered them on top of each. I heat embossed a sentiment from the Fall Sentiment stamp set on purple cardstock and assembled the banner.

After popping up the hedgehog with 3D foam squares and adding some orange glossy dots to the small banners, I felt there is something missing, so I stamped the Boo! sentiment in black above the little critter.

A bit of black glaze pen on the pumpkin and a drop of glossy accent on the stem finished it off.

I hope you enjoyed this simple design and will return soon for more.

See you,


Clean and simple Halloween

Hello Everyone,

While my blog was all in Christmas mood this week, today I wanted to give you another quick and easy Halloween card idea. This cute card was made with goodies from Pink and Main.

I stamped the cute bear from Less Tricks on white cardstock and coloured him with Copic markers. I used the coordinating dies to cut him out.

I also die cut a corner web from black cardstock.

For the background I chose a pretty foiled night sky from the Galaxy paper pad, cut it down to cover the front of an A2 sized card. I added a thin strip of dark grey cardstock to the bottom and adhered the corner web too. Then I popped up the bear with 3D foam squares.

I white heat embossed a sentiment and added 3 cute little spiders (Doodlebug stickers). That is the only embellishment I used on this cute and simple Halloween card.

I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration an will pop in again soon! Till next time, happy crafting,


Newton’s Nook Designs Holiday Release – Day 4

Hello Everyone,

We reached the last day of the Holiday Release reveals at Newton’s Nook Designs, but don’t be sad, the sweetest we saved for last. I was dreaming of a stamp set with a kitty family for long and now my wishes came true! The Newton’s Christmas Kittens is the perfect family stamp for the holidays. And the 2 minis are just create easy and fantastic tags!


For my card I stamped and coloured the image with Copic markers and die cut it with the coordinating die. I created santa hats to all the cats and dressed them up for the holiday.

I die cut a stitched rounded rectangle die from the Frames and flags die set from white cardstock and used the same die to cut a piece of green patterned paper for the bottom of it.

I adhered the cats and stamped the sentiment in red on the top left corner. It is one long sentiment but with partial inking I managed to stamp it in 2 rows.

For the background I chose a golden foiled patterned paper from my stash and popped up the focal panel with 3D foam squares at an angle. It is more playful this way.

I felt I needed something in the right upper corner too,so I white heat embossed another sentiment on a small rounded tag die from the Tag times two die set, which I die cut from gold cardstock. I added a red bow on the top so it looks like a Christmas ornament.

The finishing touches I couldn’t leave behind, a lot of clear shimmer was applied on the presents and glossy accents on the ribbon.

To make it super fun, I used a Marvy Snow Marker on the caps and puffed them up with my heat tool. I love the texture!


to showcase the 2 mini sets I decided to create tags using the Fancy Edges Tag die set.

I cut the base from patterned paper (Doodlebug) and from vellum.

On the vellum I adhered a small snowbank cut with the Land border die from white glitter cardstock. I silver heat embossed the sentiments on the vellum directly.

To embellish the tags, I cut a scalloped topper from red cardstock and a white reinforcer. I attached the two tags together and used chunky red twine to finish them.

Of course glossy accents I had to add to the presents and I also used some glitter on the santa hat.


Would you like to win the “Newton’s Christmas kittens” Stamp Set? This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner! Here’s how to win: comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday October 17th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, October 18th. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs

Holly Endress

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

I hope you enjoyed this festive week with us and will keep checking back. All new products will be available tomorrow, so get your shopping lists ready!

See you soon,


Trick or treat? – Pink and Main

Hello Everyone,

I am here again with a cute treat card for Halloween. I used my favourite design which I love for smaller images: tag on a card. All goodies are from Pink and Main.

I started with stamping the images several times from the Trick or treat stamp set using Versafine Onyx black ink and used clear embossing powder to heat set it. I love the raised edges when I colour with water based markers, as it helps staying within the lines. I used Arteza Brush markers to add such vibrant colours and then I die cut everything with the coordinating dies.

I also white heat embossed the sentiment on black cardstock and also die cut it. I love when sentiments have coordinating dies!

For the tag I chose the Arch tag die set and cut a purple and a black one and layered them on top of each other. Arranged the images and added some candy cane twine.

This time the card base is black and I added a patterned paper from the Not to spooky paper pad which I cut down to size with a Stitched Rectangle 2 die.

A bit of glossy accent on the lollipop finished this cute card.

Hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration and you will pop in again soon for more. Till next time, happy crafting!