Friday, November 6, 2020

Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop


Stampendous! is one of the sponsors of the Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop, so my teammates and I are playing along. I would joining the hop anyway since I'm an all-season, every day kinda coffee lover and have the stamps and dies to support my love.

Here's my gift card wallet which features the Gift Card Wallet Die Set with the Winged Cup Perfectly Clear Stamp® Set and the Coffee Background Rubber Stamp.

Here's the outside.

Here's the inside:

Stampendous!® Products Used:

Other Products Used:
Desert Storm Smooth Cardstock from the Environment® Papers Collection by Neenah Papers
Bittersweet Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Ground Espresso and Gathered Twigs Distress® Inks by Tim Holtz® for Ranger Ink
Dots Layering Stencil from the Mini Layering Stencil Set #39 by Tim Holtz® for Stampers Anonymous
Copic® Markers: E70, E71, E74
Stamping Platform
STAY-tion by Wendy Vecchi for Ranger Ink.

Please note that the Gift Card Holders are fun and easy to make.
  1. Use the Gift Card Die to cut the Desert Storm Cardstock.
  2. Fold the Gift Card along the score lines and temporarily adhere the back (not the flap side) to a larger piece of scrap paper.
  3. Use magnets to secure the scrap paper/Folded Gift Card Die-cut to the base of stamping platform.
  4. Position the Coffee Background stamp face down onto the gift card. Press the stamping platform lid onto the cling part of the stamp.
  5. Lift the lid, ink the stamp with Ground Espresso Distress ink, and stamp. 
  6. Repeat inking and stamping if necessary to achieve a good stamped impression.
  7. Use Ground Espresso Distress ink to edge all sides of the Gift card.
  8. Use the sentiment, the wavy gift card holder, and the small rounded rectangle dies to cut Desert Storm cardstock.
  9. Place the wavy gift card holder die-cut panel onto your cutting machine. Center the die with the two notches onto the panel and run through your machine. 
  10. Edge this piece with Distress ink.
  11. Carefully apply adhesive to the center of the die-cut panel and on the edges WITHOUT the notches, then adhere to the inside of the gift card as shown.
  12. Use the narrow rounded rectangle die to cut Bittersweet cardstock.
  13. Adhere the sentiment die-cut onto the Bittersweet cardstock, then adhere them on the outside flap of the gift card as shown.
  14. Use Tuxedo Black Memento ink to stamp the coffee cup onto white mixed media paper, color with Copic markers, fussy-cut, and edge with a dark marker.
  15. Sponge or brush Gathered Twigs Distress ink over the Dots Layering Stencil onto the small rounded rectangle die-cut.
  16. Place the stenciled panel onto the STAY-tion and secure with magnets.
  17. Place the magnetic ruler horizontally covering the bottom of the stenciled panel.
  18. Sponge or brush Distress ink over the ruler onto the base of the stenciled panel.
  19. Remove the panel from the STAY-tion and adhere the coffee cup.
  20. Adhere this panel to inside top flap of the gift card.
Thanks for visiting today!

BTW,  Stampendous' prize for this blog hop is the Gift Card Wallet Die set. So if you like it and think it would be useful (it would), you should hop, hop, hop, and comment as often as you can. Especially here. I love to read your comments. :D 


  1. I love this die set!! It would especially be so useful at Christmas. Yours is wonderful!!

  2. Awesome gift card idea. So creative.

  3. Fantastic gift card holder! I really like that it can go for a male or female too!

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  5. I really like this die set. I'm sure it would be used many, many times. Great project.

  6. Love your gift card holder and thank you for all of the great instructions too! Thanks for being a part of this awesome hop!

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