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Coffee Lovers Bloghop Day 6

The card I ended up with today bears no resemblance to the one I was going to make.  Changed the paper, changed the dies, changed the colour scheme and even eliminated the stamp I was going to use.  It may not be gone forever, but it needs to “marinate” for awhile, I guess.  In the meantime, the card below evolved and it turned out quite well.

I will leave it to you, dear readers, to decide whether the “Love Ya” refers to each other or to a narcissistic love of pumpkin spice coffee.

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Fall Coffee Lovers Bloghop

Where does the time go?  For that matter, where did I go?  It has been two weeks without a new post.  It seems September is crazy busy, even for me without any school kids.  It is also Scrapbook Retreat time and I have been away at a few of them.  I have been creating layouts of the British Isles cruise that I was on this summer, and as a result did not have a new fall themed coffee card, in hand, and ready to go.

I did get a new coffee cup die since the last Coffee Lover Bloghop, so that was the easy choice for this first card.  I liked the size of this coffee die from Sugar Pea Designs and I especially liked the embossed lid lip so I had to have it.

I think the card turned out well.  In an effort to adhere to the fall theme, I made my coffee Pumpkin Spice flavour, but truth be told, I personally don’t like pumpkin flavoured anything.

Here is my first card:

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Valentine’s Day is coming

I am working on some Valentine’s cards for, you guessed it, my valentines.  Unlike my failure to bring Papertrey Ink stuff to Arizona, I seem to be well stocked with Valentine’s Day stamp sets.  The challenge will be to use them all.

First of all, I have had a cute little die from Sugar Pea Designs for a while and was itching to use it.  It is tiny but impactful. I kept the rest of the card simple to make it stand out.

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