Saturday, March 19, 2016

Penny Black and the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Hello everyone, happy wednesday!

I have a new card for you - yay!



I'm back with a new post as a proud


I guess you all know about the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop (by the way - Create A Smile is sponsoring a 20€ gift card.... ;) ) - wehre it's all about coffee AND about spring!


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I just got a new coffee themed die set by Penny Black - so I knew I wanted to use it. And I also had those new flowers which are perfect to make it a really spring-y project :)






  • Diecut the mug from different colors of cardstock and assemble
  • Die Cut the Flowers from the same yellow cardstock as the heart and color them with Copics, leaving some party yellow (having the exact same color pulls it all together.)
  • Cut a Clouds panel, adhere you flowers to the back of it and use dimensional adhesive to add your floery panel to your white cardbase.
  • Use dimensionals to also adhere your mug to that panel.
  • yellow/orange emboss your sentiment onto some vellum, fold a baner shape and adhere it over your mug.
  • To finish off the card add some grey sprinkles to the background, repeating the color of the mug's cap.


  • Sometimes a card just won't look finished. Some ink sprinkles can make a HUGE difference!
  • repeating colors pulls your project together. and the 3:2:3-"rule" for colors (3 parts of your main color, 2 parts of your second color and only a little hint of your third color) can help to balance out your card


Stamps:
Cardstock: Color Copy, Faltkarten (Hellgrau, Altgold, Vellum)
Ink: Versamark, Distress Ink (Hickory Smoke)
Embossingpowder: Zing! (Apricot)
stickers: Kaiser Kraft Tiny Alpha Stickers





Thanks for stoppin' by - hope this was somehow inspirational :)

33 comments:

  1. What a pretty card...love the colors and the flowers are so dainty. CAS and beautiful

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  2. Oh how I adore this, my favorite card I've seen hopping today!

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  3. So gorgeous! I love everything about it. The colors, the vellum, the diecuts, the splatter...Perfection!

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  4. Gorgeous
    Love the color combo
    Really perfect for blog hop..
    See your mail sweety...I sent you last day ;)
    Hugs
    Monika

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  5. Gorgeous card! Love the simplicity of it

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  6. Great layout - like how the cup is tucked behind the sentiment - TFS

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  7. Sweet card, with lovely little touches.

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  8. Oh...this makes me eyes very happy! Just beautiful!

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    1. lololol... my eyes!! Not "me eyes"...

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  9. After one smitten glance at this awesomeness, I ordered the Penny Black cup and sentiment...YOU Rocked it!

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  10. What a fun card, Christine, love those flowers! Happy Sunday and Happy Hopping!

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  11. Christine, this is BEAUTIFUL...I love your choice of colors!

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  12. Such a beautiful card! Love all of the great dimension and detail you've added!

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  13. Beautiful flowers. Love the dies and the color orange is pretty.

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  14. Hello Christine,that sure is such a pretty card.
    Love the splatter in the background.

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  15. Beautiful card!! Thanks for sharing.

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  16. Oh Christine, this is so pretty! Love your choice of colors.

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  17. WOW!!! Those flowers are so awesome. I love the splattered background, it breaks up the white. I too love Penny Black. TFS

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  18. Love the arrangement of flowers with the coffee cup. So pretty.

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  19. Simply adore the dainty flowers!

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  20. BEAUTIFUL card Christine!!!
    LOVE your SWEET sentiment, PRETTY flowers and DELIGHTFUL design!!!

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  21. I super love this card, Christine!!

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  22. Don't know how I missed this during the blog hop, but so glad to see it now! Love your card and simple design.

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