Surprise! Betcha thought I wouldn’t be back today. Me neither, but my morning plans fell through and, after so much caffeine from the green tea yesterday I was up late last night fiddling around with another project, so here I am posting it.
Let’s talk about that cute Spellbinders purse first. That little purse, like any truly good women’s purse, holds a lot more than you’d think! Yes, the three Starbucks Via and two Ghirardelli chocolates all fit inside and let it latch closed just fine!
Speaking of the latch, I thought I’d gussy mine up and put a mini teacup charm on top of it. Fortunately, I just happened to have put it high enough for the latch to still work. (Note to self: remember to leave room for the latch to bend and fit in place if putting a decorative piece on top next time!)
I just love these beautiful papers from K & Company! I cut out some of the butterflies, wrapped their wings around a small paint brush handle for dimension and added some shimmer to them.
For the card, I used the sweet free digis from Verve Stamps – Thank you, Julee! (Click the pic or HERE to get them.) For those of you dinosaurs like me, digis are digital images you can print from your computer – like what we used to call ‘clip-art’ in the previous century!
I followed Verve’s Mojo Monday challenge sketch, too.
The double meaning of the sentiment with this gift set makes me giggle! I love how the shimmer on the blue butterfly makes it look like the real life Morpho Adonis butterfly.
The inside says: ‘May your burdens be light and your coffee strong.’ Hmmm… from this angle, that coffee with the lines reminds me of a kitty… maybe next time Julee will do up a coffee kitty digi for us… (hint-hint, Julee!!)
I used some vellum leaves for the ‘steam’ and added some shimmering bling to the sun.
- Verve Rise & Shine digi set
- Verve Love Everlasting stamp set
- Verve Beautiful Flowers die set
- Spellbinders Purse contour die, Exquisite Labels Eleven dies
- JustRite Spellbinders Vintage Labels 7 dies
- EK Success: K & Company Susan Winget Floral designer paper pad
- Core’dinations Parisian Nights A2 pink card and white & pink cardstock
- The Paper Studio printed vellum
- Memento dye inks: Pear Tart and London Fog
- Copic markers: R20; Y17, 28, 32; YG61; YR26
- Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen – clear
- Pebbles, Inc. Pearlescent Chalks Jewel Tones
- iCraft Therm-o-Web Easy Tear Tape 1/4″
- Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue
- Bead Landing Pemberly teacup charm
- Viva Decor Perlen Pen – Ice White (to fill charm hole in saucer)
- E6000 adhesive
- Misc. ribbon
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Thank you so much for stopping by and for all your kind comments!!
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pps: Stopped by and gave yesterday’s card to my favorite barista, who was quite pleased. Enabler’s note: Target cartwheel 25% off Fraps is good through Sunday 4/2/17!
Thanks, Angie! You’re paw-some!