Monday, 2 March 2015

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop




Finally I get a chance to join in all the fun with all the crazy coffee obsessed crafters out there!! So many entries already and all so creative. You really must have a look, they are quite spectacular!!

Congratulations to Amy and Chaitali for creating yet another incredible hop. Must be wonderful for them to see so many people joining in again and again..and again!

So, here is my first entry to the Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. I must let you know something firstly. I don't actually drink coffee...or tea...or water. Strange I know but I do love the smell of brewing coffee, its just the taste that gets me. Maybe I just haven't tried the right brand or type of coffee yet I hear you say.......

I have a fantastic Paper Smooches stamp set ('Cyber Cafe') which is packed with gorgeous coffee related goodies. There is a tiny coffee mug that I fell in love with and just knew I had to use it more than once:

  
I made a smaller than normal card base (3.5 x 3.5) and used the coffee mug stamp and matching steam to create the background. I stamped the sentiment on a small square of white CS and cut out another square in black, slightly larger. These were glued together and then popped up on foam tape. Nice and simple!

Since I made a small card (to go with the tiny coffee mug stamp), I'm going to link this to the CASology Challenge - Week # 135 where their theme is:


And for the first time, I'm going to enter the Paper Smooches - Spark Challenge - Anything Goes (Wk 1). They require you to use at least one Paper Smooches product on your project. Lucky my card is ALL Paper Smooches!!


One more card to post tonight. Have so many tv programmes to catch up on. The Walking Dead and Fortitude are on tonight, might have to squeeze them in before I jump into bed, although I may find it hard to sleep.....

Take care
Shona

 

 

44 comments:

  1. Adorable. Love how you stamped the background Shona. Thanks so much for playing with us at PaperSmooches Sparks.

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  2. Yay! I love this sweet card...awesome black/red & white combo. So what do you drink? soda?
    Thanks for joining in the fun♡

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  3. OMG, this card is so fun! Love that cute sentiment!

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  4. Wow love that background very clever, awesome card.

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  5. Great card and the background you created is terrific!

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  6. cool card! fun coffee stamp as a background

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  7. Super cute! Love the bright red cups and the funky steam! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  8. Love the dinky red mugs, Shona! What on earth do you drink?!

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  9. That geometric 'steam' really gives this card a mod look! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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  10. Shona, I love this Paper Smooches set and your mini coffee card is perfect for all the challenges you entered! I think coffee is an acquired taste...I really like the way it wakes me up more than I like the taste, to be honest! I put in so much milk and sugar it is almost like chocolate ,ilk, too -- that helps! :) Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  11. Love your work - your cards always stand out to me in the link-ups!! And this card is awesome and I love that it can serve so many purposes and enter so many challenges!! Good for you - you really are incredible!!!
    Taunya Butler
    daisiesgirl.com

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  12. Shona....this is just too darn cute. I love your background, all those fun red coffee cups!

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  13. Super cute background. Love it.

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  14. Super cute! Your stamping is fantastic!

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  15. great background you've created!

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  16. How cute and fun, Shona ... yay for coffee! Anita :)

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  17. If I liked the tea pot... this one just sends me over the top! Oh my gosh, how cute!!
    =] M

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  18. This is fabulous! You have wonderful coffee stamps!

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  19. This is just adorable! Love the mini size of the card, and all those bright coffee cups. It's a fun little card. Happy Tuesday. Bev

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  20. Shona
    great idea to making the DP
    I love the pop color of that mug and nice sentiment in the middle of your card...
    Sweet coffe card Shona (my card is number 151 and 301 maybe you like to visiting me back?)
    I think we have a bit similar idea to put the sentiment in the middle and cover with black paper under the main sentiment...LOL
    I made a post too making my DP by my own see here dear Shona (its fun to make my own DP)

    http://creativewithmonika.blogspot.de/2015/03/billie-and-me-challenge-make-own.html

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  21. Fantastic card! Love the background and the sentiment is perfect! :-)

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  22. Sweet design, Shona, love your little mug as well! Happy Wednesday and happy hopping!

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  23. Love your sweet card. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

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  24. Beautiful CAS! Love the mugs/steam, haven't seen that stamp before! Love it! :)

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  25. Such a cute little card. Love the black and white and red! What's the buzz.....so clever!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  26. Oh cute, love the colors and sentiment..the whole card is fun!

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  27. Love that bright, bold red dancing across the card - just stunning.

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  28. Love the different steam design!

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  29. Too fun! Love the stamped background. Thanks for joining us at Paper Smooches SPARKS!

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  30. Awesome card, Shona~great color combo!

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  31. Love your colour choices and fun design!

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  32. This is so very cute! Love the cups.

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  33. WOWOWOWOWOWOW!! This is AWESOME!! I LOVE the FUN Design!! THANKS SO MUCH for joining us on the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge Blog and I hope you'll join us again this week!! =) Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

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  34. Love the repeated pattern. Great card!

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