Good Luck Coffee | Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

I almost forgot about the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Hop starting today! Luckily I remembered before I went to bed and quickly made a card. I’m aiming to post daily throughout the hop, as I did with the recent Cat Lovers Hop.

For this card I started by stamping the to-go cup from Waffle Flower’s Coffee Time along with a large sentiment from their Big Day stamp set. I used Versafine Onyx Black ink for stamping both of them, and stamped directly on to a light blue card base.

I then came in with Catherine Pooler’s Something Borrowed ink, blending from the edges and fading out towards the centre for an ombre look. I didn’t mask the image off before blending as I wasn’t planning on blending over everything.

I used coloured pencils to colour the coffee cup as well as the stars that accompany the sentiment. I stuck with shades of blue plus a white as I wanted to keep the card monochromatic. I worked in multiple layers to build up the colour, and once I was done I returned the card base to my MISTI and restamped it to make sure the stamping was still nice and crisp.

I felt like the card still needed something and after some contemplation I used a white gel pen to add faux stitched detail around the edges, at which point I felt the card was complete.


I’m happy enough with this card – it meets the requirements I wanted, at least! It was fairly quick to make, is coffee-themed, and didn’t require too much brain power. (Did I mention it’s late here?) I don’t love it, but I do like it. I hope I will have more time to put into the cards I make for the other days of the hop!

Love,

Charlotte E (Lady Joyful)



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Challenges:

A Perfect Time To Craft – Anything Goes

Caffeine Fueled Paper Play – Anything Coffee Goes

Classic Design Challenge – Anything Goes

Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog Hop – Coffee!

Crafty Catz – Anything Goes

NBUS Challenge – Never Before Used Stuff (the stamps!)

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge – Anything Goes

Sisterhood of Crafters – Faux

Rainbow Card Challenge – Sapphire


36 thoughts on “Good Luck Coffee | Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

  1. Bright and eye catching colour choices Charlotte. Thanks for playing at
    Polkadoodles, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Stay safe and keep crafting!

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  2. Wow!!! I’m impressed with your ability to make a card this cute just before you go to bed!!! Love the shades of blue… Thank you for joining us at The Rainbow Card Challenge. Hope you join us again next month for the Christmas challenge.
    Elena DT

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  3. Gorgeous card. I love the large sentiment. Great to see you in the Rainbow Card Challenge gallery. Hope you will join us again soon. Nandini, DT

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