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You Make Life Sweeter

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Did you know that yesterday was National Cocoa Day??  I mean seriously, who can NOT be excited about a day devoted to cocoa?!  So of course I needed to have some hot cocoa and today I get to share a card that is all about sharing it with those you love.  I created this for my December post over at the Newton’s Nook Designs Blog.

You Make Life Sweeter by Jen Timko | Cup of Cocoa Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Love & Chocolate Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, Softly Falling Embossing Folder by Stampin' Up, Stitched Shapes Dies by Stampin' Up

The little cups from the Cup of Cocoa stamp set are just so cute and I love all the variations.  I chose two that seemed to work well together and colored them to match.  Then I chose the little heart from the same set.  All of them were colored with Copic markers and then cut using the coordinating dies.  While a number of the sentiments from Cup of Cocoa would work nicely here, I thought this one from Love & Chocolate was just perfect for my sweet little pairing.  I stamped it in Versafine Onyx Black and then cut out the oval with stitched dies.  The cups and heart are popped up using Dimensionals and Mini Dimensionals (those minis are really the BEST).  I added a little extra texture in the background with my Softly Falling embossing folder (and it helps keep it wintery).  Because hey, there is still time to enter the 2017 Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

Newton’s Nook Designs is one of the Super Sponsors for the Coffee Lovers Hop so make sure you go check out all the inspiration and enter for a chance to win!!  I’m also linking this in to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge:  Stitch It.

I hope you like this card!  Don’t forget to stop by the Newton’s Nook Designs blog for daily inspiration!!  Thanks so much for visiting today.  Hope you have a great day….and it isn’t too late to get that cocoa!

Stamp: Cup of Cocoa (Newton’s Nook Designs), Love & Chocolate (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Copic Markers; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU); Accessories:  Big Shot, Cup of Cocoa Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Stitched Shaped Dies (SU), Softly Falling Embossing Folder (SU), Dimensionals, Mini Dimensionals, Misti

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Freshly Made Sketches #317

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FMS317 by Jen Timko | Lots of Lavender Stamp Set by Stampin' Up, Friendship's Sweetest Thoughts Stamp Set by Stampin' Up, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Wood Textures DSP by Stampin' UpYes, I finally did it.  I took a break from making Christmas cards.  Yes, I still have some to finish and all of them to address but I needed a brief reprieve.  So I used this week’s Freshly Made Sketches sketch designed by the amazing Jen Mitchell to show off some new things.

Alright, alright, the sketch is actually a square.  And I really love square cards!  But I wanted to use this lavender image so badly and it just fit better on a rectangle.  The flower is from the new Sale-a-bration set called Lots of Lavender and it will be available on January 3rd for free with a $50 US purchase.  I actually heard it calling to me the second I saw it.  I used some soft Tim Holtz Distress Inks on Bristol Smooth paper to color it and the background.  Such a pretty one to work with and it hardly takes any time to color.  I wanted to use this sentiment from the new Friendship’s Sweetest Thoughts Stamp Set (Occasions 2018, available on Jan 3rd too) but didn’t want to lose any of the image.  Vellum to the rescue.  I added a small piece of Elegant Eggplant behind the image panel to try to keep with the sketch.  The whole panel is popped up on foam (I find this helps keep the panel smooth after watercoloring) and then put on a base from the Wood Textures DSP.  These woodgrains are so pretty and can be used in so many ways.

I hope you like this pretty little look at spring!  Now off I go, back to the Christmas card production line!  Thanks so much for stopping in today.  I’m back tomorrow with a fun card for Newton’s Nook.  Until then, have a great day!

Supplies (affiliate links included):

Stamp: Lots of Lavender (SU SAB), Friendship’s Sweetest Thoughts (SU); Paper:  Strathmore Bristol, Elegant Eggplant (SU), Wood Textures DSP (SU), Vellum (SU); Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Wilted Violet, Shabby ShuttersWeathered Wood, Abandoned Coral) ; Accessories: Misti, Heat Tool, Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Zig BrusH2O

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Merry Café – Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 2017

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I had a chance to create a card for the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 2017 and I’m so excited to share it with you!  Truthfully, I thought about this Merry Café stamp set (and coordinating dies) as soon as the hop went live.

Merry by Jen Timko | Merry Café Stamp Set by Stampin' Up, Coffee Cups Framelits Dies by Stampin' Up, Be Merry DSP by Stampin' Up, Coffee Break DSP by Stampin' Up, Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 2017I let the dies do a lot of the work here and simply rolled out the coffee cup with my Big Shot.  I stamped the little berry images on the cup and added a fun red sleeve out of some designer paper.  I stamped the little sentiment and created a tag for the cup to tie on with some Linen Thread.

I used the wood grain print from Coffee Break DSP and the tree print from Be Merry DSP.  These two sets are totally meant to work together which makes creating so easy.  And this is the perfect holiday card for any coffee loving friend.

Super quick post today.  Just wanted to pop in with this fun little extra.  I’ll be back later this week with a couple more projects.  Until then, have a great day!  And don’t forget to hop over to the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  There is so much inspiration and a chance to win stuff too!  See you soon.

Supplies:

Stamp:  Merry Café (SU); Paper:  Crumb Cake (SU), Early Espresso (SU), Be Merry DSP (SU), Coffee Break DSP (SU); Ink:  Early Espresso (SU); Accessories: Misti, Big Shot, Coffee Cups Framelits Dies (SU), Stitched Shapes Dies (SU), Linen Thread (SU)

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Deck the Halls with Inky Paws 2017 Blog Hop

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I am so excited to be a part of a super fun blog hop today!!  Deck the Halls with Inky Paws!!  We have a fantastic line-up so make sure you hop through and see all the inspiration.

Santa's List by Jen Timko | Santa Paws Newtons Stamps and Dies by Newtons Nook Designs, Sentiments of the Season Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, Be Merry DSP by Stampin' Up, Wink of Stella, Deck the Halls with Inky Paws HopThe hardest part of designing for this hop was narrowing down my choices!  This year’s holiday stamps and dies from Newton’s Nook Designs have been just over the top great.  But I kind of had to go “classic” so I pulled out Santa Paws Newton.  I love this set!  I stamped in Versafine Onyx Black and then colored Newton and his friends with my Winsor and Newton watercolor paints.  Once everything was dry, I added some Clear Wink of Stella to Santa Newton’s list for some extra shine.  Which brought me to choosing a sentiment.  How could I resist this one from Sentiments of the Season??  I added a layer of gold washi tape and some gold sequins to add even more shimmer.  Oh what fun!Santa's List Closeup by Jen Timko | Santa Paws Newton Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook DesignsDeck the Halls with Inky Paws Special! 

Newton’s Nook Designs is also releasing a NEW Exclusive Peppermint Die Set today! This fun new die set will only be available at Newton’s Nook Designs shop and you can get it for FREE this week with a $50 purchase! Offer is valid until Friday, December 15th, or while supplies last. This new die set is also available for purchase for $8.99.Enter to Win! Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Hop Prizes! 
We will be choosing two lucky winners to win a $20 store credit for Newton’s Nook Designs online shop! To enter, just leave comments on the Design Team Member and Special Guest blogs (see list below)! Two winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the blog hop. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Sunday, December 10th at 9 pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, December 11th.

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop List:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Amy Tsuruta
Kay Miller
Yoonsun Hur
Michelle Short
Nina-Marie Trapani
Amanda Bodine
Holly Endress
Ellen Haxelmans
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Juliana Michaels
Naki Rager
Maria Russell
Jennifer Timko (you are here)
Tatiana Trafimovich

I am so glad you have joined in today and I hope you enjoy hopping as much as we enjoyed creating for you!  Thanks for stopping in and see you again soon.

Supplies:

Stamps: Santa Paws Newton (Newton’s Nook Designs), Sentiments of the Season (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black; Paper:  Strathmore Bristol, Thick Whisper White (SU), Be Merry DSP (SU), ; Accessories:  Big Shot, Santa Paws Newton Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Winsor and Newton Watercolors, Clear Wink of Stella, Gold Washi Tape, Gold Sequins

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Freshly Made Sketches #316

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FMS316 by Jen Timko | Let It Snow Stamps and Dies by Honey Bee Stamps, WatercolorWell, I’m moving along on my holiday cards and even though I have some that are “mass producible”, I still mostly love when I have time to make a one of a kind card.  I took the opportunity of being the sketch hostess at Freshly Made Sketches as the excuse to take some watercoloring time for myself.

Before I get to the card, a little personal info.  Over the last 3 months I have been on a leave of absence from United Airlines.  Yesterday, it was back to reality.  I went out to Denver to our training center to get re-qualified in the simulator.  Fortunately, being on the same fleet (Airbus 319/320) for almost a decade allows me to not stress the simulators too much after time off.  The reason for the time off??  My husband has been deployed since the end of July.  For security reasons, I simply don’t discuss these things here or in social media but since he comes home this week I felt like I could share.  The boys and I are really happy to get him home!!  In the time he was gone:  one boy started middle school and the other high school, the oldest has grown 3 inches (!!), they both completed full travel soccer seasons, I stayed sane.  *smile*  United Airlines has no reason to have to help me under these circumstances but when I put in my leave request (and the reasons) I got an approval in about 3 days.  This is REAL military family support and I am very, very grateful to them for that.  As much as I love flying, I love being a mom more and this time with the boys has been really important to our family.  So while I am transitioning to getting back to work, this also means that we are almost done with the deployment!  YAY!!!

Now on to the card.  I guess the above explains a little more of why I was savoring some watercolor time.  I fell in love with this Let It Snow stamp set and coordinating dies from Honey Bee Stamps and simply had to use it as soon as possible.  In truth, I chose my sketch to accommodate coloring a scene.  I stamped this adorable snowman and then watercolored with my Winsor and Newton paints (along with some Daniel Smith colors too).  I thought it would be fun to make this guy look like he was creating winter magic.  The sentiment die and stamp are from the matching set and I love how the ‘Christmas’ layers.  I put it all on an Island Indigo card base to emphasize the little bit of blue on our snowy friend.

I hope you love this sketch and will have a few moments to play along this week.  I also want to take a moment to thank my dear friends for all their support during this long 4-1/2 months.  I have an incredibly great village (both local friends and stamping friends) who make all of this possible.  I am blessed and very grateful!  Back on Friday for a fun hop.  Until then, have a great day!

Supplies (affiliate links included):

Stamp:  Let It Snow (Honey Bee Stamps); Paper:  Strathmore Bristol, Basic Black (SU), Island Indigo (SU); Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black; Accessories: Misti, Big Shot, Let It Snow Dies (Honey Bee Stamps), Winsor and Newton Watercolors, Daniel Smith Dot Palette Debby Hughes Edition

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Freshly Made Sketches #315

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FMS315 by Jen Timko | Be Merry Stamp Set and Dies by WPlus9, Chameleon Pens, Wood Textures DSP by Stampin' UpHappy middle of the week to you!!  I hope you are having a great one so far.  Today’s Freshly Made Sketches sketch is one that is sure to inspire.  The lovely Amy O’Neill has given us one that can be used in so many ways!  Love it!

When I saw the oval in the sketch, my brain immediately went to this sentiment from WPlus9.  I love it as a focal point and it gets to be the star of the show.  I stamped it in Versamark ink and embossed with Wow Bright White Embossing Powder.  The coordinating dies make quick work of cutting it out.  The little flower and foliage images are super fun to use as accents.  I stamped them in Momento Tuxedo Black ink and the colored using Chameleon Pens.  I thought the black sentiment would be great against a wood grain background so I turned to this Wood Textures DSP by Stampin’ Up.  I cut it using the Lawn Fawn Cross Stitched Rectangles Dies.  Finally I added some Basic Pearls to the flower centers after coloring them with a Sharpie marker.

I hope you have a great time with the sketch this week.  I’m working hard to finish up my holiday cards.  Christmas card-a-palooza, if you will.  I’ll share some of those in the next few weeks.  Thank you so much for dropping in today.  See you again soon!

Supplies (affiliate links included):

Stamp:  Be Merry (WPlus9); Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Wood Textures DSP (SU), Basic Black (SU); Ink:  Versamark, Momento Tuxedo Black, Chameleon Color Tones Pens; Accessories: Misti, Big Shot, Large Cross-Stitched Rectangles Dies (Lawn Fawn), Be Merry Dies (WPlus9), Basic Pearls (SU), Heat Tool, Wow Bright White Embossing Powder

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Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – Llama Delivery and Newton’s Candy Cane

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Welcome to the last day of the November Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  This release week is a shortened a bit due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday but we get to share two new sets again today!  And….there is a Black Friday sale on release day.  Yay for sales!

Special Delivery by Jen Timko | Llama Delivery Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Zig Clean Color Pens, FMS314I’m starting off today’s reveal with a card that doubles as my Freshly Made Sketches card this week.  The  queen of perfect layering, Narelle Farrugia, created this fun sketch that worked perfectly with this super new Llama Delivery stamp set.  While this set can work great for the holidays, I chose to make it into a birthday card.  I have some family members with December birthdays and it is always nice to have a card with nary a holiday color in sight.  Using my Zig Clean Color Markers, I colored these images and then cut them out with the coordinating dies.  I love, love, love this llama!!  The sentiment from the set fit well with the sketch too.

Sweet Holiday Tag by Jen Timko | Newton's Candy Cane Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Fancy Edges Tag Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Be Merry DSP by Stampin' Up, Copic ColoringI can hardly even contain my excitement over the last set for our reveals this month.  As always, we have Newton.  And this holiday version is simply adorable.  I chose the striped paper with splatters for my layering tag and then colored the image to match.  This little guy just steals my heart!!  I even added some splatters to his hat and scarf to mimic the paper.  What a great time I had coloring with my Copics on him  The new Fancy Edges Tag Dies are great for quick take and I love how you can choose different ways to add interest with the accessories.  It is simply a must have for holiday packaging!

This week of reveals seems to have flown by but that means you are really close to being ready to shop.  As per normal, these will all be available on Friday with the advantage of a Black Friday sale to make shopping even more fun.  And now on to one last chance to win!!

Would you like to win the “Llama Delivery” or the “Newton’s Candy Cane” Stamp Set?

Each set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Wednesday, November 22nd at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 24th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Make sure you stop back in tomorrow for Day 2 of the release.
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Stamps: Llama Delivery (Newton’s Nook Designs), Newton’s Candy Cane (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Copic Markers, Zig Clean Color Markers; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Be Merry DSP (SU), Pop of Pink DSP (SU), Fabriano Extra White Watercolor, Bermuda Bay (SU), Vellum; Accessories:  Big Shot, Llama Delivery Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Newton’s Candy Cane Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Fancy Edges Tag Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Stitched Shapes Dies (SU), White Cotton Ribbon (SU ret), Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine (SU ret)

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Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – Winter Woofs

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Welcome to day 2 of the November Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  Our share for you today is sure to be a hit with all the dog people among us.  Because our team loves ALL the critters!!

Ready, Set, Snow by Jen Timko | Winter Woofs Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Frames & Flags Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Land Border Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Copic ColoringI know a few corgi fans that are going to love this fellow on the sled!  To be honest, I went to my Facebook feed and looked at some of their sweet corgis to choose the colors for this guy.  Isn’t he fun?!  I used the Land Borders Dies for his snow slope.  I sponged some ink onto watercolor paper and used these little snowflake dies from the Snow Globe Shaker Dies to add a few little flakes to the scene.  The new Frames & Flags Dies create a great frame for it all.

Take a look at all the options on this awesome stamp set.  That husky building a snow man is too cute!!  I can’t wait to go see what the team created.  Now on to everyone’s favorite part of release week.  A chance to win!!

Would you like to win the “Winter Woofs” Stamp Set?

Each set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Wednesday, November 22nd at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 24th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Make sure you stop back in tomorrow for the last day of this month’s release.  We have a shortened week due to the US Thanksgiving holiday but that also means there is a Black Friday sale on release day!  Woohoo!!
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Stamps: Winter Woofs (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers, Lost Lagoon (SU); Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Lost Lagoon (SU), Strathmore Bristol Smooth; Accessories:  Big Shot, Winter Woofs Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Frames & Flags Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Land Border Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Snow Globe Shaker Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs)

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Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – Cup of Cocoa and Frozen Fellowship

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Welcome to day 1 of the November Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  We have such fun products to show you this week and we are starting today with lots to share.  Two stamp sets and two new stand alone die sets….wow!

Everything Nice by Jen Timko | Cup of Cocoa Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Snowfall Stencil by Newton's Nook Designs, Copic Coloring, Be Merry DSP by Stampin' UpOur first set I’m showing you is called Cup of Cocoa! ** Warning:  Triggers uncontrollable tendencies to run to the kitchen and make some cocoa immediately!! ** I used the Color Theory paper from Stampin’ Up and the Snowfall Stencil from Newton’ Nook as an embossing folder.  This is a great way to stretch your stencils and add fun details to a background.  I colored this adorable cup from the set to match the ombré paper.  Fun, right?!  The new Frames & Flags Dies create quick banners that layer wonderfully and all I had to do was add a sentiment from the stamp set.

Snow-one else by Jen Timko | Frozen Fellowship Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, Frames & Flags Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Zig Clean Color PensFor my second card, I get to show you Frozen Fellowship.  This is perfect for holiday cards but it continues to work into the rest of winter too!  The minute I saw this set, I knew exactly what I wanted to do.  I loved the idea of choosing one of the snowmen to stand out as unique and the used this fabulous sentiment.  Using my Zig Clean Color Markers, I colored all the snowmen in shade of gray.  Then chose this funny little guy at the bottom for full color (I confess that choosing which snowman to have color was the hard part, haha).  I used the new Frames & Flags Dies again here and you can see how awesome they are to create layers.

Yes, indeed, this is another amazing day 1.  And I did tell you there are two new stand alone dies.  The other one (which I will use later this week) is called the Fancy Edges Tag Die set and you are going to love it!  You can see all the features in the graphic below.  Now on to everyone’s favorite part of release week.  A chance to win!!

Would you like to win the “Cup of Cocoa” or the “Frozen Fellowship” Stamp Set?

Each set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Wednesday, November 22nd at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 24th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Make sure you stop back in tomorrow for Day 2 of the release.
Supplies:

Stamps: Cup of Cocoa (Newton’s Nook Designs), Frozen Fellowship (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Copic Markers, Zig Clean Color Markers, Versamark; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Be Merry DSP (SU), Color Theory DSP (SU), Fabriano Extra White Watercolor, Basic Black (SU); Accessories:  Big Shot, Cup of Cocoa Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Frames & Flags Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Snowfall Stencil (Newton’s Nook Designs), Heat Tool, WOW! White Embossing Powder

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Fancy Friday

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Welcome to this month’s Fancy Friday Blog Hop!  Our team is a group of stampers who love to make beautiful things.  Sometimes they are clean, sometimes they are layered but the one thing I can say for sure is that our projects will be fancy!  If you hopped over from the amazing Marisa Gunn, welcome to the next stop.  For November, we are all working with a sketch.  And you know I cannot resist a sketch!!

Fancy Friday - Cup of Cheer by Jen Timko | Merry Cafe Stamp Set by Stampin' Up, Coffee Cups Framelits by Stampin' Up, Coffee Break DSP by Stampin' Up, WatercolorI thought the sketch was a perfect one to show off this fun coffee cup set from Stampin’ Up.  It is called Merry Café and it can be found in the Holiday Catalog.  It is a sister set to the Coffee Café set from the main catalog and the dies from that set are used for both.  Fabulous!  I chose to do a quick watercolor on the cup using Soft Sky ink after stamping the cup, sentiments and snowflakes in Versafine Ink.  You want to make sure you use a water safe ink when you stamp.  After cutting them with the framelits and the Big Shot, I just popped them up on Dimensionals for the image panel.  To keep with the sketch, I added a strip of Soft Sky card stock along the side for a simple extra border that is a great way to use scraps.  The patterned paper for the crossing panel is from the Coffee Break DSP pack and I love those subtle chevrons.  I added some white cotton ribbon (SU ret) across the panel and tied it with some White Baker’s Twine.  Finally, I pulled some of the sequins from the October Paper Pumpkin kit as a finishing touch.  This card hits the sweet spot for this time of year for me.  Quick, cute and easy to duplicate!  I hope you enjoy it too!

Now I am really, REALLY excited to tell you that our Fancy Team has grown a bit.  Our new members will be introducing themselves over the next few months but I get the extraordinary pleasure of sending you over to one of my favorite stampers.  As an Artisan in 2011, Jennifer Picard has been one of my crafty heroes for a long time.  Truth be told, I’m a little star struck!  I know you will love her work as much as I do so hop right over to see what she has created.

You can click our logo above to get to the Fancy Friday Pinterest page!

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Stamp:  Merry Café (SU); Ink:  Versafine Onyx Back; Paper:  Fabriano Extra White Watercolor Paper, Thick Whisper White (SU); Accessories:  Paper Pumpkin October Sequins, Big Shot, Coffee Cups Framelits (SU), White Baker’s Twine (SU), White Cotton Ribbon (SU ret)

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