I went pretty whimsical with my approach to the theme, pairing Better With You and Wings of Love for a dreamy little concoction close to my heart. It's no secret that I love coffee, and with twin
I started with the coffee cup from Better With You stamped on cream cardstock, then stamped the two wings from Wings of Love, overlapping the cup just a bit. I stamped another cup, hand cut around it, colored the java jacket and then inked up with antique linen distress ink and glued over the top. The wings are colored with a colorless blender and then highlighted with BG10 copic, for the mix of brown and aqua. I stamped the dream sentiment between the cup and the steam, then sponged some ink around the edges and matted with a scallop square from early espresso cardstock.
The soft sky layer is stamped tone on tone with the coffee stain stamp, then I added the rule the world sentiment in early espresso. A bit more sponging, then I added some espresso grosgrain diagonally to give a little balance to the layout. My finished card size is 4.25 x 5.5".
Thanks so much for stopping by today! Next up on the hop is... Amy!
|1. Julee||8. Sony|
|2. Amy||9. Susan|
|3. Anya||10. Stacey|
|4. Betty||11. Maureen|
|5. Karen||12. Marisa|
|6. Sankari||13. Charmaine|
|7. Sarah||14. Andrea|
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And last but not least, it's time for a new sale over in Verveland. This month we've got some of my favorite summer products marked 20% off!
Stamps: Better With You, Wings of Love (Verve Stamps)
Paper: soft sky, early espresso (SU!), cream (Neenah)
Ink: early espresso, softy sky, blender pen (SU!), antique linen (Ranger Distress), Copic marker
Accessories: espresso grosgrain ribbon (SU!), Scallop Squares Nestabilities (Spellbinders)