Springtime Coffee

Hi friends! I'm back today with a quick little card I made for the Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  I was the lucky winner of a prize from the Winter CLH blog hop and was so happy to receive a little bundle of coffee goodies from Impress.  hey included some sweet little coffee brads, a few fabulous coffee stamps and a couple of Fresh Ink pads. Thanks so much, Impress... they are so appreciated!


I just love this big coffee cup stamp, so stamped it in Chocolate Fresh Ink, then used a watercolor brush and water to color using the chocolate and cocoa colors.  I finished off with some white pencil and a bit of grey shadowing around the cup.


I had a leftover piece of water colored paper that I thought was perfect for spring, so I cut it down and embossed the sentiment from New Beginnings in white.  I then stamped two of the flowers from New Beginnings on crumb cake, embossed in white and cut with the coordinating Springtime Stitches Die Set.  I tucked in a couple leaves cut with the same set and accented with a pearl. My white panel is embossed with a stitched clouds embossing folder and then I tied some baker's twine around the panels and accented with one of the fun little coffee brads I received. Aren't they so cute?
Well, it sounds like my boys are about 15 seconds from civil war, so I'm calling it a post.  :)  Happy hopping!

Enabler's List
Stamps: coffee cup stamp with words (Impress), New Beginnings (Verve Stamps)
Paper: white, crumb cake
Ink: chocolate and cocoa Fresh Ink (Impress), Versamark (Tsukineko), white Marks All pencil (Stabilo), Magicals Powders (Lindy's Stamp Gang), watercolor pencils (Prima)
Accessories: Springtime Stitches Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), coffee brads (Impress), stitched clouds embossing folder (SU!), adhesive pearl, baker's twine

15 comments

  1. I love the wonderful watercoloring and super cute coffee brad!Absolutely gorgeous! Awesome job!

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  2. This is so cute, Julee! Thanks so much for the fabulous inspiration. I love visiting your blog to see your fun cards.
    Blessings,
    Karen L

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  3. Love the coffee cup image, so wonderful!

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  4. Love the look of your card. So pretty with the pops of white and the background panel is gorgeous!

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  5. Great card!
    thanks for sharing,
    Ang

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  6. So pretty, love the colors and the distressing looks great!

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  7. This is such a great card! You have colored and shadowed that coffee cup perfectly Julee!

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  8. Beautiful card, love how you used the white pencil.

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  9. Julee, this is AWESOME. Such a fabulous card.

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  10. I just love all the white embossing. That flower is so pretty!!
    Your card is beautiful.

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  11. Another awesome card!!! I love so much the design!!!

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  12. Awesome card, Julee! Love the colors and your signature distressing!

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