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Coffee Lovers Bloghop Fall/Winter 2021 Day # 8 Card 2

This is likely my last card for the hop. I like to make ten cards and I have another idea or two that is rumbling around inside my head so maybe………………..

This card uses once again the Coffee bundle from Erin Lee Creative. I have not used even half of the available elements in it so far. I thought the smaller coffee cup stamp might look nice painted with metallic watercolours, and so I started with that. When looking for a background to place the finished piece on, I found a scroll die from Penny Black. From that, I remembered a sentiment on the Coffee Mug Sayings stamp set from Impression Obsession that would go perfectly with the scroll.

Here is the resultant card.

Coffee Lovers Bloghop Fall/Winter 2021 Day # 8

For Day 8, I once again pulled out my Erin Lee Creative bundle. This time I used the image of the arms holding a cup of coffee. I envisioned two people meeting for coffee to discuss how to handle an emerging problem. Just changing the skin colour and the colour of the clothes disguises the fact that both images are the same.

Coffee Lovers Bloghop Fall/Winter 2021 Day # 7

Today, I am working with one of the stencils in the Erin Lee Creative Coffee bundle. This was a super easy card to make. I made the steam dimensional by using Vicki Boutin’s Creativefx through the stencil. The patterned paper is Fresh Brewed from Honey Bee Stamps. The sentiment on the cup is from Rubbernecker and is called In the Washer. Embelli’s are Cafe au Lait from Studio Katia.

Spring Card Camp Day 8

Today’s tutorial was presented by Cathy Zielske.  The idea was to make a shaker card with one part of a diecut and use the negative piece on another card.

I started out by watercolouring stripes on a piece of Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Cardstock.  At first glance, I didn’t like it as I thought the blue was too strong for the rest of the stripes, but I decided to treat it like a prototype card and see what happened.  In the end, the blue dried back some and I added more colour to the greens and the card was a keeper.

I am not consciously doing it, but I have noticed that I am drawn to sentiments that are about coping in this crazy environment.  The sentiment on these cards is from Erin Lee Creative and it just seemed to fit.

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