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Coffee Lovers Bloghop Fall/Winter 2020

I am so far behind in the cards I want to make, it is shocking. I have gotten some wonderful new stamps and dies and just haven’t had time to put them to work. The worst thing is that I have many cards that I did make with specific people in mind and somehow their special day came and went and I never got the cards mailed. And yet, I complain of Covid fatigue, and of not being able to get out and do things when I want to. I fear that some percentage of drive/motivation has been permanently lost due to the pandemic. YIKES!

I am also behind with posting cards in the Coffee Lovers Bloghop Fall/Winter 2020. This is my very first card and it is already Day 3 of the bloghop. I love this bloghop and all the people who continue to come up with amazing cards that all have the Coffee/tea/Hot Chocolate/cider theme embedded within them.

I am truly hoping to be able to catch up and post my usual card a day during this Bloghop week. Meanwhile take a look at my first card, using stamps and dies from Honey Bee.

This little cafe reminds me of Angel’s Cafe in Edworthy Park in Calgary, AB It is a great place to stop after a long walk along the Bow River.

Coffee Lovers Bloghop Spring/Summer 2019 #2

 

I did mention that the wonderful Buongiorno Italiano from Ciao Bella would be back before the Coffee Lovers Bloghop was over, but even I didn’t expect it to be teamed up with Lawn Fawn and Honey Bee stamps.

I always thought the Blah Bunny from Honey Bee stamps looked like she needed a jolt of coffee to improve her disposition. You can see the “change” in her attitude via the Picture Changer die from Lawn Fawn.

This card was so much fun to make it even changed my mood for the better!  Enjoy!

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Coffe Lovers Spring/Summer Bloghop Day 7

Part of the reason I love this bloghop is that I love coffee/tea and stamp sets that depict coffee/tea, but the other reason is that I like to convert stamp sets that have nothing to do with coffee/tea and make them into coffee/tea sets.  Such is the case today

 

It was extra fun to be able to use the chock a block full sentiment set from Honey Bee and make a sentiment that suits the scene I created.

Coffee Lovers Bloghop Summer 2017

Where does the time go?  When the Summer 2017 Bloghop was announced, it seemed so far away.  Now I look and there is already 169 cards linked up on the bloghop started this morning.

So much for my intention to start making coffee cards a few days early.  I did do something in anticipation of the bloghop.  I looked through my stash and gathered up everything that was solidly coffee themed and put it in one storage box.  I am hoping this prevents every storage box I own from being scattered all over the floor in the craft room.

Today’s card is a simple one layer card.  When I saw this bunny from Honey Bee stamps, I decided he really looked like he needed a coffee to get him going.  The bright colours of the rug and cup have a summer feel.

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Supplies:  Honey Bee Blah Bunny stamp set, Heidi Swapp woodgrain background stamp,  Inky Antics Coffee Time sentiment stamp, Copic markers, Simon Says Stamp cardbase and Scor tape.