Happiness in a Cup

Hi friends!  It's the start of a new week and time for a brand new Mojo Monday sketch.  Mark and I got a small reprieve from the boys yesterday and tried out a new to us coffee shop in town.  It was wonderful and I had the most delightful coconut cream pie scone.  Never would have thought to put those flavors into a scone, but talk about delicious, especially paired with a coconut mocha.  Anyhow, I had coffee on the brain when I sat down to stamp, so here's a quick little card I made with the sketch.



I knew I wanted to embed the Coffee Word Die, so I cut it from a piece of early espresso and a piece of soft sky, then nested the pieces together and added the "is happiness in a cup" sentiment from One Cup, split into two rectangles and sponged with early espresso ink.  I added some white gel pen accents around the soft sky pieces and as a frame around the panel.  The tall mug from the Coffee set is embossed onto a scrap of designer paper, then sponged and matted with early espresso.  I layered this all onto a piece of white card stock embossed with the swiss dots embossing folder.  Finished off by coloring a couple of wooden stars with a copic marker to match, then adding to the cup and linen thread bow and accenting with glossy glaze and glitter.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I hope you have a fabulous start to your week.  And if you haven't already, be sure to check out the Mojo Maker's takes on this week's sketch:


Mojo Monday 364
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Stamps: Coffee, One Cup (Verve Stamps)
Paper: soft sky, early espresso (SU!) dp (American Crafts), white
Ink: early espresso (SU!), jasmine (Mix'd Media Inx), Copic markers, white gel pen
Accessories: Coffee Word Die (A Cut Above by VERVE), swiss dots embossing folder (SU!), wood veneer stars, linen thread, glossy glaze, glitter, clear embossing powder

8 comments

  1. How nice to have a few minutes out to yourselves. Love how you were inspired Julee.

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  2. I LOVE your card design and colors. Those colors are wonderful together. Thanks for sharing.
    I'm so glad you and Mark got a little time to share together.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  3. Lovely coffee-themed card! So happy that you and Mark got time away yesterday! That mocha and scone sounds so yummy!

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  4. Cute card. Love the colors and the new sketch.

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  5. Yeah for couple time!! Love the colour combo and how you oriented the coffee sentiment! Wishing you a great week ahead :)

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  6. So pretty Julee. Love the black with that shade of blue. The polka dot paper looks great.

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  7. So sweet! Love your chalkboard coffee.

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