‘You’ve Got this in the Bag’ Spellbinders Gift Purse and Verve Card

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.

Supplies used:

  • 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

I’m playing along with the following challenges… click on any one of them for more information on how you can join the fun…

Thank you so much for stopping by and for all your kind comments!!

~D.Ann

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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!

 

A Cup of Kindness Card

Welcome back to another card for the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.

This card was inspired by the Mojo Monday #427 sketch:

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and by the Verve December inspiration challenge: A Cup of Kindness:

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This will make a nice card to give a package of each of the hot beverages we’re highlighting and a mug… (had it not be nearing deadline, I would have put one together, but I’ll have to do that later.)

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This was my first time playing with Amplify… WoW! It really puffs up when you heat it! Cool stuff!! Once again I made my own word Cocoa from the Chocolate die and Tea from a set that had the words “Thank” and “friend” in it and just cut out the letters needed.

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Materials:

  • Verve Stamps Cup of Kindness Free Digi that you can find HERE
  • Verve Stamps “Chocolate” and “Coffee” dies
  • Spellbinders Labels One and Decorative Labels One
  • Spellbinders In’spire Celebration 2 “Thank You” and “Hello Friend”
  • Spellbinders Gilded Life Petite Lace die
  • Simon Says Stamp “Sending” die
  • Sakura Gelly Roll pen – white
  • Tsukineko Radiant Neon Amplify – white
  • Core’dinations cardstock red, pink, teal, kraft
  • Misc. Adhesives

I’m playing along in the following hops and challenges:

Thanks again for stopping by and for your kind comments!

-D.Ann

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Sending a Whole Latte Love

There are only two days left to the Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop! There are already over 500 lovely creations for you to peruse, so feel free to hop on over… there are lots of prizes for submissions and oodles of blog candy, too!

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Today’s card is a simple and fun fall card using the Latte Love free digi from hop sponsor Verve Stamps. (You can find it HERE.) I also used the Vive la Verve Week two September sketch to create this card (You can find it HERE.):

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And the Verve Stamps September Autumn Lovelies color palette (Which you can find HERE.):

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I still had part of that Dunkin’ Donuts sleeve, so addid it in the mix along with a fabric leaf with Wink of Stella brushed on the leaves for some frosty morning shine, since I hear it’s already cold up North. It’s still broiling hot down here in South Florida. Would everyone please step outside, face South, take a deep breath and blow some of that cooler air down here, please!!

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Materials used:

  • Verve Stamps Latte Love digi set, currently free, which you can find here: http://vervestamps.blogspot.com/2015/09/fall-coffee-lovers-blog-hop.html
  • Spellbinders die: Marvelous Squares
  • Copic markers: R29, R89, YG63, YR04, YR24, W3
  • Papertrey Ink ribbon: Canyon Clay
  • Nicole Maple Leaves pack
  • Zig Wink of Stella, clear
  • DCWV card
  • Dunkin’ Donuts coffee sleeve
  • Tombow Xtreme permanent adhesive

I am entering this in the following sketches and hops:

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If you missed my posts with blog candy, you can find them HERE and HERE. Thanks SO much for all your encouraging comments and for all my followers, old and new! Tomorrow is the last day of the hop, so I won’t be bothering you near as often after that – until the next hop, that is! : )

-D.Ann

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