Tuesday, May 14, 2013

I Like Coffee and You

***** Scroll down or click HERE to see my post for the Paper Crafts 350 Cards and Gifts Blog Hop. *****
Here’s my card for this week’s Fusion challenge. I combined both the sketch and the colors and woodgrain pattern seen in the inspiration photo for my design.

I broke out some brand new stamps from brand new stamp company Reverse Confetti for this one. i {heart} papers is currently the only online retailer for these stamps, so if you’re looking for them online, be sure to stop by IHP. I used the I Like You set for my card. I stamped the “I like you and coffee” sentiment in gray ink on a pink fishtail flag panel, then added a to go cup that I cut with my Silhouette cutter next to the sentiment. It’s hard to see in the photo, but I shaded the cup a bit with markers for dimension and added a sweet little shiny silver heart brad, too.

The panel is set on top of a coral woodgrain patterned paper with a trio of bold pink strips across the top. To anchor the fishtail flag panel, I machine stitched across the top, then wrapped it with some pink twine that’s secured with an orange button. The addition of the doily was a last minute decision—it’s not part of the sketch, but I liked the look of its soft curves against the rest of the card’s straight lines.

Materials Used:
from i {heart} papers: Reverse Confetti I Like You stamp set, Tsukineko Memento London Fog ink, Spectrum Noir markers (BT1, BT2), Doodlebug Design Flower Box 6x6 paper pad, Hemptique pink twine, Sticky Thumb dimensional dots

Other: Blushing Bride and Melon Mambo cardstock (Stampin’ Up!); Steel Grey cardstock, Fishtail Flag Layers Stax die, Orange Fizz button (My Favorite Things); white paper doily (Wilton); heart brad (Michaels); to go cup cut file (Silhouette); sewing machine


  1. Gorgeous card Lori - LOVE the woodgrain paper & that gorgeous heart brad!
    So glad you joined in the fun experimenting @ FUSION - hope to see you again soon :)

  2. Such a pretty card, Lori. I love the colors you used with that lovely doily and fun new sentiment. Love the twine and button, too. Great take on the challenge elements! Thank you for joining our Fusion challenge this week. ;-)

  3. Cute sentiment :)
    Lovely card!

  4. Great card for this week's Fusion!! You will have one of my votes for sure!!

  5. AH, COOL! I saw your card @ fusion & I voted for you, too!! Woo hooo

  6. sigh, love this card and that stamp set! So glad that you joined us at Fusion!

  7. Cute, Lori! Great color combo. Love the coffee cup embellishment!


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