STAMPlorations – Holiday TAGplorations – Reminder 2

Hi! I’m excited to be here for  STAMPlorations with another reminder post for the first ever Holiday TAGplorations event.

I made a bunch of tags for the kick-off day and as a reminder the day before yesterday. You can see those here or here if you’d like. Remember to comment and link up over at the 4 November post. 🙂

Get ready for our 1st Holiday TAGplorations event!

I have 3 tags to share with you today.

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I heat embossed the framed coffee cup, masked off the mug, sponged on the red stripes and sponged on the brown around the edges.

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This next tag os a long one! I used the smallest die in the luggage tags die set and did some partial die cutting to make the tag base. The mugs are from the Anywhere There’s Coffee set. I fussy cut those. The rainbow cord is from Really Reasonable Ribbon, but I’m not sure if they carry it anymore.

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The next tag is another long one and could also be used as a bookmark. img_3561_edited-1I used the smallest rectangle in the Rectangle Nesting Dies and did some partial die cutting again. I also did some masking and elongated the Framed Tea Cups stamp.

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After heat embossing in white, I added Brusho Color Crystals and spray starch. I can’t decide if I’ll use this as a tag or put it in someone’s stocking as a bookmark. 🙂 I love rainbows. It would be fun to get one in my stocking on Christmas morning!

I hope that you enjoyed seeing these tags today. Thanks for stopping by!

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Event details:

*When: Beginning November 4, Friday, 8 a.m. Pacific/Los Angeles Time (GMT-7)

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*Commenting and linking up is from November 4 to November 25, 11:55 p.m. Pacific (3 weeks)

*Winners will be announced on December 9 in the November Challenges & Hops winners post

*Prizes:
10 prizes (with a value of $178+) will be distributed among randomly drawn winners:
– (3) randomly drawn winners from all comments left on the STAMP blog and participating designers blog will each receive a $15 gift certificate to the store
– (3) randomly drawn participants to the TAGplorations linky party will each receive the Luggage Tag Dies
– (3) randomly drawn participants to the TAGplorations linky party will each receive the ATC Tag Builder Dies
– (1) randomly drawn participant to the TAGplorations linky party will receive a $25 gift certificate to the store

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The Fall 2016 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop – Framed Coffee Cup Stamp & Brusho Crystal Colours

Hi!

        I have another another bright Fall card to share with you. I designed this with STAMPlorations products for the Fall CLBH.

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STAMPlorations is one of the FAll CLBH sponsors and Shery has a bunch Coffee & Tea lover themed products in her store.slide011

Here’s a closer look at my card:slide005 I love this new STAMPlorations stamp, Framed Coffee Cup.preview-FramedCoffeeCupBesides the stamp I also used the ARTplorations’ Stencils Some Birds and  Chevron Crazy.

How I made this card:

  1. I made the background by stenciling on water color paper with Brusho Crystal Colours and the Chevron Crazy stencil.slide003
  2. I stamped the Framed Coffee Cup in embossing ink and then heat embossed in white embossing powder on the chevron background. slide007
  3. I added some details and shading to the cup with some Zig Clean Color Brush Pens.slide004
  4. I added some steam with a liquid chalk pen.slide010
  5. I stenciled on the birds.slide006
  6. Matted the chevron panel.slide009
  7. Added the matted panel to the black card base.

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 I love how this card turned out and I hope that you enjoyed seeing it.

Thanks so much for stopping by! I really appreciate your visit.

Grace & Peace,

Melissa

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UPDATED Monday, October 3, 2016: I am happy to share that this card was chosen for a prize (a Winnie & Walter Gift Card) at the Fall CLBH! Thank you, Amy & W&W!

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The Fall 2016 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop – Silver Leaves & Framed Coffee Cup

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Hi! I’m very happy to have you visiting my blog today.

Today I have another card to share with you that I designed with STAMPlorations products for the Fall CLBH. slide04

    STAMPlorations is one of the FAll CLBH sponsors and Shery has a bunch Coffee & Tea lover themed products in her store.

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 Besides the stamp  I also used the ARTplorations Leaf Prints Stencil.

How I made this card:

  1. I made the background with some Brusho color crystals on water color paper.slide03
  2. After allowing the panel to dry, I sponged the leaves in embossing ink. slide022
  3. I heat embossed the leaves in silver. (I double heat embossed.)slide023
  4. I stamped the Framed Coffee Cup in embossing ink onto water color paper.slide024
  5. I heat embossed the cup in silver embossing powder. slide07
  6. I colored the cup panel with Zig markers.slide020
  7. I cut the leaf panel on a diagonal.slide06
  8. Matted the leaf panel.slide10
  9. Matted the cup panel.slide021
  10. I attached the cup with foam tape.slide12
  11. Attached the panel to the card base.slide05

Thanks so much for stopping by! I really appreciate your visit.

Grace & Peace,
Melissa

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