Friday, May 25, 2018

Happiness is a good...Coffee

Good morning everybody!! I am excited to be sharing my Kat Scrappiness Design Team project that I created for the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop which started today and runs through June 1st.

How sweet is this?!?! I wanted to go for a bright colored card because bright vibrant colors make me think Summer, and right about now, after the harsh Winter most of us have had to endure, I can't wait for Summer to get here!

I started off by creating my card base using 110lb. Neenah Solar White Card Stock. This card base is an A2 sized card base, which measures 4-1/4"W x 5-1/2"H. The patterned paper I chose to use if from the Cream and Sugar 6x6 paper pad from Doodlebug Design Inc. I cut both pieces of the chosen paper down to measure, 4-1/8"W x 5-3/8"H.

I then chose to use the Fancy Scalloped Stitched Border Dies by Kat Scrappiness to die cut one sheet of my patterned paper.

I used the Layered Coffee Cup Die by Kat Scrappiness to created my Coffee Cup. The cup was created using French Vanilla Bazzill Card Stock and the cup lid was created using Avalanche Bazzill Card Stock. The coffee cup sleeve was created using more patterned paper from the Cream and Sugar 6x6 Paper Pad from Doodlebug Design Inc.

I knew that I somehow wanted to create and incorporate a shaker element into my coffee cup. Because I was going with somewhat of a heart theme as well, I decided to use my Hearts Custom Craft Dies by Lawn Fawn to achieve that desired look. I die cut three different sized hearts out of the coffee sleeve and adhered a piece of acetate behind it.

Once my acetate was adhered and dried, I then added thin strips of foam tape as I wanted my shaker element to be elevated and "pop" from the card.  I used a combination of both the Chocolate Truffle and Caramel Latte Sequin Mixes from Kat Scrappiness as my shaker elements. These sequin mixes are absolutely perfect for any coffee themed or even chocolate themed projects you may want to create.

Once my Coffee Cup Shaker was complete, it was time to assemble and complete my card. I layered and adhered my patterned papers onto my card base. I stamped part of my sentiment, "happiness is a good..." on the top half of my card using one of the stamps from the Espresso Yourself Clear Stamp Set by Sugar Pea Designs. For the second half of my card sentiment, I die cut the word "coffee" using the "Got Coffee?" Die by Kat Scrappiness and adhered it onto the bottom half of my card.  I then adhered one of the smallest hearts that was die cut from the coffee sleeve when creating my shaker to the bottom right corner of my coffee cup to complete the card.

I hope that you have enjoyed my quick tutorial on how I created this coffee themed card for you today. Most of the products used can be found in the Kat Scrappiness Shop and I have linked them below in the Supplies List for easy access.  Please remember to use Coupon Code: ILOVECOFFEE at checkout to receive 10% off of your order. This coupon code will be good till June 1st.

Please remember that if you Hop along with us and leave your comments and feedback, you will be eligible to win the following from Kat Scrappiness:

Two (2) Giveaway Prizes: $25.00 Gift Card to the Kat Scrappiness Shop


A Flash Prize: One winner will receive the Layered Coffee Cup Die as well as the "Got Coffee?" Die by Kat Scrappiness

Supplies & Materials List

110lb. Neenah Solar White Card Stock

65lb. Bazzill Card Stock - French Vanilla & Avalanche

Doodlebug Design Inc. - Cream & Sugar 6x6 Paper Pad

Thank you again for stopping by and hopping along with Kat Scrappiness and the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  I hope to see you all again soon and hope that you all have a Fabulously Crafty Day!!!