Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop - How Have You Bean?!

Well, it is Spring, and I do LOVE coffee - so what better way to celebrate than to join in the Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop?!! I used Sketch 490 from Mojo Monday as a guide and began creating!


I started off by heat embossing a cute coffee cup from the Pretty Cute Stamps Coffee Faces stamp set onto a piece of Tattered Angels 12x12 Pure Mistable Crepe Paper cut to fit my card. This paper is so cool! It is a lightweight textured paper that has a crepe paper effect when misted - and is available in other textures such as burlap, leather and more!

I used my Tattered Angels Mists from the English Garden Calendar Kit to spray the Mistable paper, and because the cup stamp was heat embossed with white it resisted the misting. I didn't spray the middle since it was going to be covered anyway. Then, I dried it with my heat gun.

I then used the same mists to paint in portions of this yummy Coffee Stamps On Kraft paper from Canvas Corp, just dipping my paint brush right into the mist bottles. I even used a circle punch to cut out one of the coffee images and glued it to a piece of Canvas Corp Aqua Burlap, handcut to a circle.

Here's a look at the  Tattered Angels English Garden Calendar Kit - where you get 4 coordinating mists in a smaller size to mix and match. There are tons of Calendar Kits available and are a great way to try them out and see what you love best! I used some of the White High Impact Paint to paint the edge of a burlap flower I found in my stash after misting it with the Iris Baseboard (purple) and Tutti Frutti (pink) mists from the kit.

I used one of the sentiments from the Pretty Cute Stamps Coffee Sentiments set on the diecut coffee cup cut from the PPPR Pumpkin Spice Latte cut file. I used some pretty Canvas Corp Kraft and White Chevron paper for the base of my cup and traced the cut coffee holder onto the back of a piece of the Canvas Corp White Flute paper. I love that the corrugated look of this paper actually looks like a coffee cup holder!!

I stamped a few coffee beans and added some lovely SpiegelMom Scraps sequins!

This was such a fun card to make, and I love the texture on that Mistable Paper! But now I'm totally craving a cup of coffee!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you're having a fabulous week - and if you love coffee and spring - ummm, what's not to love?!! - hop over to the Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop! There's still a few more days to join in and lots of prizes to be won :)

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Also linked to:
FFC #181 - AG
DL Art - Thankful Thursday March Linky Challenge


20 comments:

  1. This is so gorgeous, Karla!! I love the colors and the layers!! Beautiful, my friend!! Thanks so much for playing along at DL.ART!! Have a great evening!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  2. This looks FANTASTIC Karla! LOVE the pretty colors and the step by step.. I really like all the textures you've got on this card! Beautiful! Have a great day!

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

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  3. Thanks for sharing your technique. I love Tattered Angels...lovely! You've really done an amazing job on this.

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  4. Such a great background - well done.
    Thank you for joining us at Jo’s Funday Friday Challenge . Good luck with your entry.
    Angie DT for  http://jwscrapshack.blogspot.com.au/...

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  5. Love the beautiful textures and technique, simply awesome!

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  6. Wow! Absolutely gorgeous!!! ❤️ this technique and its embellished beautifully!! Awesome job Karla! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Diva's this week.

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  7. Amazing technique!!! Love this vintage look!!! Beautiful details!!!

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  8. Such a fun card, love the colors and the added texture!

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  9. This is just so pretty! Love the mixed media. And thanks for the tip to just dip the paint brush in the mist bottle ... I won several bottles quite some time ago, but have yet to use them. And I want to!

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  10. so glad you found the time to join this hop!!! your card is beautiful!!!

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  11. Such a beautiful card! I love all of the fun texture!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting with Creative M

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  12. Beautiful creation. Thanks for sharing it with us at the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge and we hope to see you again in April.

    Helen x

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  13. Absolutely LOVE the textures, layers and details of this! Great job!
    Sherrie K

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  14. Beautiful colors and layout and wonderful elements added.

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  15. Super fun layers and card.

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  16. Fabulous card, great job with the mists!
    Thanks for joining Die Cuttin' Divas this week

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  17. Love this fun coffee-themed card! Way to rock the mojo sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at Mojo Monday!

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  18. Fabulous card, love how you showed how it was made.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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