Friday, March 19, 2021

Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Hop!



Stampendous!® is one of the super sponsors of the Spring Summer 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 card.


Stampendous!® Products Used:

Other Products Used:
6" x 8" 140 Lb. Mixed Media Paper Pad by Strathmore®
Comodore Blue cardstock by My Papers
Lighter Blue cardstock likely by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Blueprint Sketch, Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio Distress® Oxide Ink by Tim Holtz® for Ranger Ink
Blueprint Sketch and Peacock Feathers Distress® Ink by Tim Holtz® for Ranger Ink
Blue Belle and Paradise VersaFine Clair™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Stamp Platform

Instructions:
  1. Press Blueprint Sketch and Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide inks onto craft mat or glass mat.
  2. Spray with water to activate ink.
  3. Dip and drag two sheets of Mixed Media Paper through the puddles of ink. Heat set.
  4. Repeat step #3 until you're happy with the coverage and background.
  5. Spritz with water to activate the ink, then heat set.
  6. Press Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide ink onto the craft mat and spray with water to activate ink.
  7. Repeat Step #3 and #5.
  8. Cut both of the 6" x 8" inked papers to 6" x 4", yielding four pieces.
  9. Use temporary adhesive to adhere one piece of inked paper to a piece of copy paper.
  10. Use magnets to secure the copy paper to the base of the stamping platform.
  11. Position the Cling Background Music Stamp face down on the inked paper, press the lid into the back of the stamp, and lift the lid.
  12. Ink the stamp with Paradise VersaFine Clair ink and stamp.
  13. Repeat step #12 if necessary to achieve a good impression.
  14. Heat set.
  15. Use the teacup shape from the Pops Shapes Die Set to cut the music stamped inked paper.
  16. Use flourish dies to cut the music stamped inked paper three times. Edge them with Blueprint Sketch Distress ink.
  17. Use Paradise VersaFine Clair ink to edge the die-cut teacup.
  18. Use magnets to secure the teacup die-cut to the base of the stamping platform. 
  19. Position the larger flower from the Pop Bouquet Perfectly Clear Stamp set, facedown on the teacup, Press the lid onto the stamp, and lift the lid.
  20. Ink the stamp with Paradise VersaFine Clair ink and stamp onto the teacup and then again onto a Post-It Note. 
  21. Fussy-cut the Post-It Note flower and place it over its counterpart on the teacup.
  22. Position the smaller flower facedown to the left of the flower on the teacup. Press the lid of the platform onto the stamp, lift.
  23. Ink the small flower with Paradise VersaFine Clair ink, and stamp.
  24. Clean the stamp, then repeat Step #21 with the small flower positioned to the right of the big flower on the teacup.
  25. Repeat Step #22.
  26. Remove the Post-It Note mask and heat set.
  27. Use a paintbrush with Blueprint Sketch and Peacock Feathers Distress inks to watercolor the flowers as shown.
  28. Use the paintbrush and Blueprint Sketch Distress ink to add dimension to the teacup. 
  29. Sponge the edges of the teacup with Blueprint Sketch Distress ink.
  30. Heat set and set aside the tea-cup.
  31. Put the Cling Posted Script 6x6 stamp face up on a craft mat. 
  32. Ink the stamp with Paradise VersaFine Clair ink and carefully press another 6" x 4" Distress Oxide inked piece of mixed media paper onto the stamp.
  33. Heat set. 
  34. Cut one 1.25" x 4" strip and one 1" strip and edge both strips with Blueprint Sketch Distress ink.
  35. Trim the 4" x 6" strip to 5.25" to form the card front.
  36. Adhere the stamped and edged strips to the top and bottom of the card front as shown.
  37. Trim the card front to 3.75" x 5".
  38. Edge the card front with Blueprint Sketch Distress ink.
  39. Use Blue Belle VersaFine Clair ink to stamp the sentiment from the Coffee Frame Perfectly Clear Stamp set onto a leftover scrap of Distress Oxided paper. Heat set.
  40. Use the ticket die from the Build a Pop Up Set to cut the sentiment.
  41. Use Blueprint Sketch Distress ink to edge the sentiment die-cut.
  42. Adhere the teacup, the flourishes, and the sentiment to the card front.
  43. Mat the card with light blue cardstock, then adhere to an A2 card created from Comodore Blue cardstock.
Sheesh. That was longwinded. It probably took longer for me to type the instructions than to create the card. 

Thanks for your patience and for visiting today!

20 comments:

  1. Wow, your directions are impressive. Love this monochromatic look!

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  2. Love the musical BG stamped on the cup. I love any type of text on a card. It's really lovely.

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  3. Awesome design and I love all the shades of blue.

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  4. Awesome. Great image and colors

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  5. Love all the stamping and coloring detail! Really awesome.

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  6. Oh I love the look of your card. I know a few people this would be perfect for. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Great card. Love the stamped image on the mug and the background colors.

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  8. A beautiful card. Love that sentiment. [Bunny]

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  9. I love your step by step instructions and the monochromatic look to your fun blue coffee card! TFS!

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  10. I love this beautiful distressed image!

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  11. Love the design and colors! Beautiful card for the hop!

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  12. Love that monochrome look and your instructions are terrific. I've saved this to see if I can do it!

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  13. I love your coffee creation!

    I’m hoping over from the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Hop.

    Cheryl (SheStamps)
    Visit my blog - She Stamps

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  14. Gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing..

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