Coffee Loving Cardmakers: January Guest Designer – January 20, 2017

 

https://i0.wp.com/coffeelovingcardmakers.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/GuestDesignerSlider.jpgHi! I’m very happy to be with you today with a third post as the January Guest Designer for Coffee Loving Cardmakers! I have an unusual sort of card to share with you today.

I combined 4 of my favorite products, from different companies, and also altered the stamped image of one of my favorite stamps.

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Here’s my card, using, at least in part, one of my favorite rubber stamps.

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This stamp set is one of my first, and favorite, rubber stamp sets. It is Stampin’ Up’s (discontinued) Tea Shoppe.

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You can see that I used only the outline of the large cup.

slide009I stamped the design on the cup with this stamp set from Papertrey Ink.

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I also used these lovely snowflake dies.

I used the CUTplorations “hugs” word die for the sentiment.

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I have a discount code for you! Shery, of STAMPlorations, has generously given me a code to share with you.

Use COUPON code STAMPGIRLMELISSA and receive 20% OFF at STAMPlorations!

Here’s a quick slideshow of how I altered and stamped the tea cup.

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I really enjoyed making this card and I hope that you’ve been inspired to try combining some of your favorite products from different companies. I loved how the teacup turned out. Please come back next week to see my last 2 cards that I have to share with you this month.

Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

Melissa

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P.S. Here’s the coupon code again. There’s no expiration, as long as I’m a STAMPlorations Girl, this code will be valid.

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Celebrate, Yellow

  Snow…..beautiful, big, fluffy snowflakes drifting down outside my living room window. Fluttering, a bit like butterflies? O.K., maybe that’s a stretch?

Here ARE some butterflies though….

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Some Watercolor Wonder DSP from Stampin’ Up along with 2 butterfly punches and an Avery Elle pinked rectangle die made fairly fast work of this CAS card.

The “Celebrate” sentiment from PTI, makes this a versatile card. Maybe it will be a birthday card?It was inspired by last week’s CAS(E) this Sketch #107. I’ve been nursing my daughter through her wisdom teeth extraction and didn’t get the chance to post this until today. I am going to play this over at CASology’s Week 131: BIRTHDAY challenge.

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I seem to be developing a trend of missing CTS’s deadlines. 😦

I’ve got quite a few cards to post, so I’ll be off now.

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XO

Melissa