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Coffee Date With Kathy

My good friend, Kathy Schweinfurth invited me to be her coffee date on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog . This is a new feature where the design team members invite a friend to be their ‘coffee date’. We each created cards for this special blog.

Our cards were inspired by a sketch and color combo:

Here is the card I created. I really love this pretty to go cup image and I thought the sentiment was a good fit.

Coffee Cup Image:  Unity Spring To Go

Sentiment:  Altenew Coffee Talk

Patterned Paper: Jen Hadfield: Heart of Home “Painted Gingham”

I started my card by stamping the image and coloring it with my Copic markers. I fussy cut it and also fussy cut an additional flower to give my card a little dimension.

Using the sketch as a guide, I cut my card pieces, including some pretty ribbon I had in my stash. I wanted to add something more to the back panel, so I stenciled some coffee rings with Ground Espresso Distress Oxide Ink. (As you can see, I’m really taking this coffee thing seriously!)

Next, I glued my pieces to my card base, except my to go cup because I needed to line up my sentiment. Using my Misti, I stamped the sentiment and then adhered the die cut circle to my card. Lastly, I used foam tape to pop up my cup.

This card will most likely be sent to a friend at work, who swears she can’t function without her caffeine.

Also, we have a little giveaway!  Leave a comment on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog for a chance to win a coffee-loving prize package (US only).  For an additional entry, leave a comment on my blog and Kathy’s- Stamps At Play

Commenting open until Saturday, August 3rd.  Winner will be announced on our blogs Sunday, August 4th.  

Thanks for stopping by. I’d love it if you followed me on Instagram!

34 thoughts on “Coffee Date With Kathy

  1. I love all of your coffee cards, but this one is especially awesome! It’s only made better by the fact that I’m reading your blog while drinking my morning coffee 😉 nice work!

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  2. Beautiful card! I love your take on the sketch and the pretty color combo! Pretty layering and color combo!


  3. Wow, this is really brew-tiful!! Love the gorgeous inspiration you had to go on. The flowers & leaf colors you used are so pretty together. I can’t live without my coffee either! haha


  4. What a treat to find you blog and to see this pretty card! I love the soft florals and the gingham banner. Your card has the feel of relaxing with a great cup of coffee!


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