Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Thanks a Latte!

One of my all-time favorite Eyelet Outlet brad sets has to be the Coffee Brads, which come with white cups, red cups AND coffee beans. So of course I was pretty psyched when I saw the new Coffee Stamps which are quite literally made to go with the brads!


One of the reasons I love coffee themed products is that I love to join my friend Amy Tsuruta and the Coffee Loving Cardmakers in their seasonal blog hops and the summer one is going on right now!


I love that all the EO Clear Stamp sets are a mix of images and really great sentiments, sized exactly right to be used with the brads. For my first card, I stamped the "Cool Beans" sentiment  over and over (...and over and over...) on a panel of plain white cardstock, using lots of gorgeous bright shades of archival ink. 



Then I added the (literal!) cool beans by making some of the Coffee Bean Brads the centers of three different sizes of Paper Flowers. My mat is fabulous Splatter Tape and there's a little strip of beautiful watercolory Wide Flower Tape to add extra interest!


My second card features Butterfly Washi, which I used to make my background squares that hold the sentiment, "Thanks a Latte" stamped on a heart shape. I added Flower Tape, some fussycut butterflies, and a pair of Coffee Cups nested on top of Plain White Flowers for a summery look!


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9 comments:

  1. How awesome are these...coffee bean flowers = yes, please!
    Good grief, your latte butterfly card is simply AMAZING.

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  2. Both are so pretty and different!

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  3. I love the flowers. This is gorgeous!

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  4. both of your cards are great. What caught my eye the most was the butterflies. Love how your washi baackground looks.

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  5. WOW WOW... these are fantastic! Love that cool beans rainbow background... those beautiful flowers with the coffee bean centers... and the butterfly card is beautiful!

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  6. Great designs and I love the coffee beans on the flowers. I would never have thought of that.

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  7. Very pretty cards and love the images.

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