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Coffee Lovers Bloghop #4

 

 

A funny thing happened on the way to making this card.  On the weekend I attended a local Scrapbook Crop.  As usual, I took away too much stuff for a one day crop.  Anyway, I must have pulled a muscle in my neck loading and unloading totes full of supplies.  When I got up the next morning, my neck was incredibly stiff and sore, but hey, the cardmaking must go on.   I took a muscle relaxant and applied a heating pad and began crafting this card.  Well, don’t you know, I fell asleep with a full cup of coffee in my hand.  The coffee fell out of my hand and into my box of coffee stamps and dies.  Needless to say, that was quite a mess to clean up.  On the bright side, I do have a large box of authentic  Coffee “scratch n sniff” crafting supplies now.

I am happy to report that no cards were injured during this card-making session, and I was happy with this one.

 

Inside of card:

I apologize for the poor photography.

Coffee Lovers Bloghop Winter 2019 #3

I have made one more coffee card using the Kringle collection from Photoplay.  This time I also wanted to use a “Coffee Charms” die set that I have from Karen Burniston.  I finished the card off by adding a Polar Bear from Recollections who is looking up longingly at the string of coffee beverages.  The sentiment is from Verve Stamps

Coffee Lovers Bloghop spring/Summer 2019

 

Once again time has flown by and it is time for the first Coffee Lovers bloghop of 2019.  I am always conscious of the next coffee bloghop coming up and look for new coffee stamps and patterned paper as a regular part of my craft supplies shopping.  I hit the jackpot this go-round with the exquisite Buongiorno Italiano collection from Ciao Bella.  It has both an elegant and a casual feel, so I think it will turn up on my cards several times this week.

I have used the Karen Burniston Coffee Cup pop-up before, but it is such a classic for giving a coffee card to someone that I had to use it again.  Just using different paper makes the card look fresh.  The only problem with this card is photographing it.  I confess to glueing the card front and back to my dining room table for the photo.  Don’t worry “no wood finish was harmed during the filming of this post”………..at least I hope not.

Here is the card inside and out:

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The  Altenew sentiment says, “Coffee …when your brain needs a hug”.   Isn’t that so true.