Sparkling Mixed Media Coffee/Tea Calendar

Hi, all!

It’s been a rough few weeks with a nasty relapse, but I’m back briefly to post this sparkling mixed media coffee/tea calendar that I made as a gift for a friend. (and for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge and the December Stamplorations Mixed Media Challenge)

As you probably know, it’s also time for the winter Coffee Lovers Hop. Winter in Florida doesn’t mean snow, it just means different flowers and perhaps a few more hot beverages, but there are enough warm days for a nice cold frap, too! There is the RARE frost this far south, so I really frosted everything up on this.

That frosting goes well with MarkerPoP’s day 10 theme: Sparkle. I love the various sparkling products used, like the Stickles on the cups and feathers, the Extreme Peacock embossing powder on the feathers and the copper glitter paste on the stenciled background. The flowers have Flower Soft centers

That fab musicalbutterfly just sparkles and shines! You can’t hardly tell in the pics, but a layer of Glossy Accents over the fraps looks just like the plastic cups they come in.

Even the whipped topping on the fraps have some frosty sparkle in them!

Materials used:

  • Stamplorations stamps: Coffee & Dog Roses, Trendy Feathers, Trendy Feathes 2, Trendy Butterflies, Tea Cup Row, Always Time for Tea
  • Stamplorations ARTplorations stencil: Swirly Blooms
  • DoCrafts 2018 calendar tabs
  • KaiserCraft Bracket Album (just one ‘page’)
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Jet Black acrylic paint
  • Tsukineko Memento dye inks: Bamboo Leaves, Tuxedo Black
  • Core’dinations paper: white, lilac, gray
  • Tsukineko Versamark ink
  • Recollections gold detail embossing powder
  • Judikins Extreme Peacock Embossing Powder
  • Copic Markers:B24; G24, 99; R20; V04, 09, 15, 17; Y15, 17, 35; YG61, 63, 67
  • Sakura Gelly Roll pen – white 08
  • BoBunny glitter paste: Copper
  • Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents
  • Ranger Stickles: Lavender, Rose Gold, Seafoam, Star Dust, Turquoise
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Stickles: Dusty Concord
  • Ranger Ice Stickles: Silver Ice
  • Nuvo Crystal Drops: Copper Penny, Gloss Dandelion Yellow, Gloss White
  • Flower Soft: Daffodil (the flower centers)
  • Misc. Vellum
  • Recollections Floral Embellishments
  • Simply Defined ‘Stay Put’ liquid adhesive
  • Scotch adhesive dots – medium

I’m playing along with the following challenges and hops. Click on any of them for more information on how you can join the fun:

 

 

 

I have a couple of additional projects that I already made for the Coffee Lovers Hop… If I can manage to get them posted, you’ll be hearing from me again real soon, so stay tuned!

I’m glad you stopped by today and, as always, I appreciate your comments!

~D.Ann

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Felt Finger Puppets Card

Just popping in with another fun project. This one is inspired by Jennifer McGuire Ink’s Share Handmade Kindness project featuring children this week,

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and by Unity Stamp Company’s {Be Inspired} color challenge:

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I’ve been wanting to make these finger puppets for my friend’s daughter ever since I got this stamp set from Unity, so I finally sat down and tried it…

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Argh… my teal looks more blue than green in these pics. Having a teal elephant was fun… with his trumpeting trunk, he’s a real tattle-teal! (ok, we groan, but the little ones giggle!)

When I first stamped these cuties onto the felt with Staz-On, They didn’t really stand out:

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Hand stitching is NOT my forte, but I think they turned out cute enough for little fingers to have fun!

They were mounted on the card with just a glue dot so they could be removed easily.

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I think she’ll have lots of fun playing with her new little friends!

Materials used:

  • Unity Stamp Company stamp sets: Roar. Grr. Eek.; Meow. Purr. Baa; Whooty (All You Need is LOVE sentiment)
  • Kunin Group Rainbow ClassicFelt: Walnut Brown, Peacock, Ruby & Smoke
  • CPE Brown Felt
  • Staz-On Solvent Ink: Jet Black and Opaque Cotton White
  • Judikins Pen & Fabric Inc Cleaner
  • Ranger Stickles:
    • Aqua
    • Firefly
    • Fruit Punch
    • Glam Pink
    • Pink Taffeta
    • Rose Gold
    • Tropical Tangerine
  • Ranger Ice Stickles – Silver Ice
  • Ranger Adirondack Dimensional Pearls – Mushroom
  • Versamark Ink
  • Recollections Detail Embossing Powder – Ebony
  • Spellbinders Labels One and Scalloped Labels One dies
  • Misc. Cardstock, thread and adhesives

If you want to check out these two challenges, here are the links:

Unity {Be Inspired} Challenge: http://www.theunitystampco-challenge.blogspot.com/2015/10/unity-be-inspired-challenge-october.html

Share Handmade Kindness: http://www.jennifermcguireink.com/2015/11/share-handmade-kindness-challenge-week-3-children.html

Have a lovely week and thanks for stopping by!

-D.Ann

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Dandelion Wishes – Cat Lovers Hop

Popping back in with…. you guessed it! Another kitty card! >^.^<

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This Wild Rose Studio stamp is just TOO cute, don’t you think? I love how those Crystal Ice Ice Stickles shine!! Of course I know an aunt of mine who would not be happy if she had dandelions that big in her yard! (I know you’re reading this and giggling, Aunt M! wink-wink)

I had one small problem when I went to put it on the card… the die was a smidge too big! So I snipped off the ‘finials’ and put some pearls on and if I hadn’t’ve told you, you probably wouldn’t’ve noticed, would you? : )

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Those Wild Rose Studios stamps often remind me of the cute Anri wood carvings like the one of the sweet girl with her kitty:

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Materials used:

  • Wild Rose Studio Emily with Dandelion stamp
  • Spellbinders Gold Labels 4
  • Copic Markers: BV00; C1; E000,00,02,11; R20,22,24,29; YG17,61,63,67; Y13,17; YR02,21,24
  • Pebbles, Inc. Chalks
  • Ranger Ink Ice Stickles – Crystal Ice
  • My Mind’s Eye Vintage card
  • Queen & Co Sunflower gold pearls

I’m participating in the following hops and challenges:

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Are there any more funnies? If you follow Janis’ blog, you know they’re endless as she always has a new one! I thought this one went well with this card:

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And this one is purrfect for today:

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Thanks for stopping by again today! Hold on to your cats because tomorrow is the last day of the hop and I’m sure we’ll go out with a bang! >^.^<

-D.Ann

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Bonus giggles for making it through yet another post:

This week of fur therapy has certainly been fun! Speaking of things that cheer us up…

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