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Monday, September 29, 2014

Coffee Lovers Bloghop

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So today I am joining in on my very first bloghop.  Honestly I am not a coffee drinker.   I know! What???   I do however frequent the local coffee shops for tea tea tea!  I am a tea freak. Do we run in the same circles.  Today I made a card using the die from Simon Says Stamp October card kit.  I'm loving the card and can't wait to share it.

I started off with a Close to My heart card base made of Kraft paper.  I then used Neenah cream card stock to cover front and inside cut to 5.5 x 5.5.   
  Next I used the Simon says Stamp  coffee cup wafer thin die to cut out several differnt colored cups from my brights DCWV paper pad.   Next I used 
Two dies, one I believe is from lawn fawn and one from sizzix. 
   I used Simon says Stamp chocolate brown for scallop and more of the Neenah cream for the stitched circle.  I then used the Simon Says Stamp What's Brewing stamp set to stamp What's Brewing with Ranger Black archival ink.  
 And attached the stacking pair to the center top of the card.  

Next I affixed some My Minds Eye record it Washi tape to the front of the card at 1" from the bottom. 

Next I placed three cups with mixed inserted hearts  on top of the washi.  I did use some scotch tape on the back to hold the hearts and the coffee colored card stock in place on the card.  Then I adhered to the card using my ATG gin adhesive. 



Next I used the coordinating steam stamp above the cups using saddle ink from Close to My Heart.  

Then I added the coordination circle with heat with Ruby ink from Close to My Heart. 

Inside I added the sentiment Sending you a Latte Thanks

Next I decided it needed a bit of bling so I added three gold colored pearls and added glossy clear wink of Stella to finish it off.  
Hoping you enjoyed!

Krafty Kim


22 comments:

  1. This is such a fabulous design! Great job!

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  2. Cute card! I'm regretting passing on this SSS kit.

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    1. I bet you can still get it! I do love the die and the stamp set

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  3. Very creative...love your card design. So pretty!

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    1. Thanks that means alot since this was my first blog hop

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  4. I love your coffee cups and the top looks like an awning! Love the sentiments!

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  5. what a wonderful project!!! Love the colors and all the steps you shared!

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    1. Thanks! Glad you liked the steps! I am trying to be a more active blogger and this was my first attempt after battling a few illnesses, so I feel like I am headed in the right direction!

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  6. What a fun card! I love the design and the colors!

    Thanks for linking up to the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop♡

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    1. Thanks for putting on the bloghop! It was fun and a success for my first time!

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  7. It sure is taking me a long time to get to every card on the hop. Problem is I want to stop and stay awhile at each blog...squirrel and then I get distracted. I love you card. I like how you didn't do a whole flap at the top, just a quarter fold. When it was coming up a little like the flaps do It looked like the awning of a coffee shop. Super cute card.

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