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Sketch Saturday #643


 I so love this little coffee cup, the possibilities are never ending! I once again paper pieced the cup, with the straight lines, this takes mere seconds!  I went with a mix of Peach and Toffee for the Sketch Challenge at Sketch Saturday.



My pattern papers are from the current Mix In Collection.  The papers feature color coordinating prints on each side.  The Whole Latte Love stamp set includes a fun mix of fonts and images.  


My heart embellishment is from the same set.  The heart image was stamped with Peach ink onto Peach cardstock for a tone on tone effect and then cut with the coordinating die.  A little bling was added with a clear shimmer brush. The heart and coffee cup are both  mounted with 3-D foam tape for added dimension.



All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

  • Z3919 Whole Latte Love Stamp Set w/ Thin Cuts Bundle
  • X9023 Mix In Paper Pack (Jan-Feb)
  • X9024 Mix In Coordinating Cardstock Pack
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • Z2829 Espresso Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
  • Z6502 Peach Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
  • Fishtail Dies-MFT
  • Scallop Border Die-Retired
  • Z3293 Clear Shimmer Brush
  • Burlap Twine-Unknown


I have also entered my card in the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments Challenge-Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Galz-Cocktails, Wine or Coffee
Do-Al(I) Creative-Hot Drinks
Little Red Wagon-Die-ing to get Crafty
Shopping Our Stash-I Need a Cup of Coffee
Stinkin Inkers-Make It Hot

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The Paper Players #524


 The Paper Players is having a CAS Snow theme challenge this week! I think CAS snow cards are my favorite to create for Christmas.  They come together quickly and are easy to mail.  Now is certainly a good time to get a jump start on your holiday cards for 2021!  



I often create cards with the negative images when cutting on my Cricut.  I decided to give my Thin Cuts a go today.  I chose an image from the Elegant Snowflakes stamp set and centered the die on my card front.  I then used my Misti to stamp the coordinating stamp image on my card base in Blue Belle ink. I love the gorgeous snowflakes included in this set.  Here is a look at the complete collection-




The top panel of my card is popped up with 3-D foam tape for added dimension.  A single silver glitter gem was applied to the center of the snowflake.  A strip of Blue Belle glitter paper adds a little bling. My card is based on the Sketch Starter Challenge-



All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

  • Z3899 Elegant Snowflakes Stamp Set w/ Thin Cuts Bundle
  • Craft with Heart Card Kit (Sept-Dec 2020, Sentiment)
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • Z3442 Blue Belle Glitter Paper
  • Z6519 Blue Belle Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
  • Z4191 Silver Glitter Gems
  • Stitched Panel Die-Simon Says Stamp

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Cuttlebug Mania-Winter Project using Blue


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Sweet Safari Cardmaking


 

I love the super cute images and bright colors in the Sweet Safari Cardmaking Kit. This adorable kit features an exclusive stamp set with coordinating Thin Cuts.  You get materials and instructions to complete 16 cards, 4 each of 4 designs. Here is a look at the kit contents-



You can find this adorable kit here!  Thanks so much for stopping by!

Atlantic Hearts Sketch #404


 The moment I saw the new sketch at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge, I knew it was perfect for the Whole Latte Love stamp set! What could be better than a latte?  Three lattes!  Here is a look at the original sketch design-



This set is perfect for paper piecing!  You can get so many variations with this super cute coffee cup. The straight lines make fussy cutting a breeze.  After piecing my cups together, the image was die cut with the coordinating Thin Cuts.  Here is a look at the super cute stamp set-



My background papers are from the Happiness Lives Here Collection.  The prints on the coffee cups were cut from the Picture My Life cards. The smaller patterns were perfect for making patterned cups. I added a little bit of shading to the cup lids with a Copic marker.  The center cup was adhered directly to the paper, while the outer cups were popped up with 3-D foam tape for added dimension.  My sentiment was stamped in Versamark ink and heat embossed in white.



All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

  • Z3919 Whole Latte Love Stamp Set & Thin Cuts Bundle
  • X7264B Happiness Lives Here Paper Packet
  • X7264D Happiness Lives Here Picture My Life Cards
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • X6048 Blue Belle Cardstock
  • Z2829 Espresso Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
  • Z891 Versamark Ink Pad
  • Z2068 White Embossing Powder
  • Banner Die-MFT
  • Copic Marker-T0

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Always Fun Challenges-Favorite Products (Anything by Close To My Heart)
Cardz 4 Galz-Cocktails, Wine or Coffee
Color My Heart Color Dare-Tic Tac Toe (I went with Black Out, as I think all colors are featured)
Creative Knockouts-Something to Say
Stinkin Inkers-Make It Hot


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Freshly Made Sketches #468


 

I had big plans of crafting all weekend....but one thing lead to another and no crafting for me!  My initial thought was I would craft on the weekend and clean on Monday.  I so wanted to join in on the Freshly Made Sketches challenge that I decided cleaning could wait another day!  Here is the original sketch design if you want to play along-



My stamps are from the new Whole Latte Love stamp set with coordinating Thin Cuts.  I just love the sentiments in this set and you can easily customize your coffee cup to whatever suites you!  The set is available with or without Thin Cuts, here is a look at the complete set-



My card was super simple to create with just a few layers.  I stamped my sentiments in Espresso Pigment Ink and then carefully applied clear embossing powder on top and gold glitter on the bottom.  There is enough spacing between the words to make this super easy to do! My coffee cup was stamped onto White Daisy cardstock, with the sleeve stamped on the current Mix In paper.  I added a few shadows with Copics and popped up the cup with 3-D foam tape for added dimension.  A trio of gold glitter gems finish off the card.



All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

  • Z3919 Whole Latte Love Stamp Set w/ Thin Cuts Bundle
  • X9023 Mix In Paper Packet (Jan-Feb)
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • X9024 Mix In Coordinating Cardstock
  • Z8003 Espresso Exclusive Pigment Ink Pad
  • Z2088 Clear Embossing Powder
  • Gold Glitter Embossing Powder-Hero Arts
  • Z3312 Gold Glitter Gems
  • Copic Markers-T0, T1

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp-Layer It Up
Sweet Stampin-Thank You

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Hello World


 

Close To My Heart recently released the Hello World Special.  This kit features Milestone Wood  Circles and pieces as well as SVG files.  You can easily decorate the shapes in your choice of patterns with the SVG files.   Here is a look at the kit contents-



These would make the most adorable baby book!  While, I am seriously behind in my scrapbooking, I have completed all of my baby books.  I might have to get a set for future grandkid books! You can find all the details here.


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