Sunday, January 28, 2018

Friends, Coffee & Crafts

Seriously what more could a person ask for?!
/\ /\ /\ The Inspiration Photo /\ /\ /\

I have this friend, Deb, who I use to be on a design team with.
That group dissolved but not our friendship!
She is absolutely one of the most wonderful people &
I hope that one of these days we get to meet IRL!
And now she & her friend, Celeste, have started this
wonderful thing about well...
Friends, Coffee & Crafts

/\ /\ /\ Isn't this fabulous paper? /\ /\ /\

I am such a coffee simpleton.
I drink it black and strong.
My coffee is so strong in-fact that at work I'm not allowed
to make it as strong as I want it to be or the men all whine!
When I'm splurging I'll make Vanilla coffee, ooo ahhhh

/\ /\ /\ The Card /\ /\ /\

Here's what I came up with using the inspiration photo
Coffee mugs were die cut from Pink Paislee 6x6 pad
called Turn the Page, it's fabulous due to the Gold Foil!
Of course I had to use some Gold on the card.
When I showed it to my 20-year old son, he really
liked the doily and how it looks like a table cloth. Success!
Sentiment stamp is from Unity Stamp Company
but I have no clue which set because I cleaned-up too soon.
This is a problem with me. I like my work space clean ;-)
The lighter background teal paper which is white core,
I dry embossed with a tiny dot folder then
distressed the dots to make them pop!
That big blingy pink & was in some stuff a friend
(Laura Beth) gave me in Minnesota almost two years ago.
A bit of pearl bling & small length of lacish ribbon.

Hope you've enjoyed!
Now go visit my friends, DEB & CELESTE

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Spring At Last

I have fallen in love with Santoro images. They come in different sizes, the minis you can from from around $2. Medium are a little over $7 and is my favorite size. Then there are some high ones, I'm talking 8"tall for the one I purchased which I think was over $12 (I only have one, they're just too big for me).

For today's card (standard A2), I uses Spring At Last which I just received this week in my Blitsy order! It comes with not only this great image, she's about 5" tall, and the little flowers, butterfly & book come in the kit as well. Plus a few images I didn't use like a bee & postage stamp.

I stamped thr image using Memento in Tuxedo Black, colored with Copic markers. The b.s. ground I made with Tim Holtz Oxide & regular Distress inks.

Here's what the package looks like, so you even have a coloring idea