Thursday, March 5, 2015

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop w/ Paper Smooches!! =)

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Hello!!
I'm stopping in to share a card that I've made for the Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!!
I wanted to use the Sweet Little Coffee and Tea Dies from Paper Smooches!! I die cut them and started to play around with a Layout!!?? I truly had NO IDEA or Direction I was heading in, I just KNEW I wanted to use the Die Cuts!!?? After looking through my other Paper Smooches Dies I decided to Die Cut a Frame 1 Die!! I decided to cut it in half and use it as the Base/Table for my Coffee Mugs!! I then used the Shadows Stamp Set to create a Shadow for the Mugs on the Frame Die Cut using SSS Fog Ink!!  I then die cut a Brick Patterned Paper from the Crate Paper Boys Paper Collection!! I wanted to tone it down alittle, so I die cut a Vellum piece to layer over the top and I LOVE the way it looks!! Then a LightBulb went off!!??  =)  I thought it would be FUN to create a SWEET Little Coffee Mug Couple!! =) Since it is a Spring theme, I thought I'd go for a HAPPY Color Palette!! I used the New Incognito Stamp Set and I stamped and Embossed the Glasses and Face Features!! Then I fussy cut them out!! I used a N0 Copic Marker to add some shading to the Glasses!! I wanted them to be even more dressed up so I stamped a Handsome Little Hat from the Noggin Toppers Stamp Set and then I used the New Baby Bow Die and I die cut a Pretty Floral Patterned Paper for a Bow!! I LOVE the way they turned out, adding just the right finishing touches!!  =) I stamped my sentiment on the Vellum and then heat embossed it using Clear Embossing Powder!! At this point, I thought I was DONE!!?? Something felt like it was missing though!!?? So after thinking about it I decided the Coffee Mugs needed so Steam!! So I took the Flap Happy Stamp Set and stamped two different Trail Images to use as the Steam for my Coffee Mugs!! =) I wanted it to look as though the steam was rising and then forming Hearts!! =) I really LOVE the look!! I stamped them underneath the Vellum panel so they would appear faint just like real Steam!! =) I had to mask the images in orfer to get the look I wanted, but I really like the way it turned out!! I then took a Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Marker and traced over the Trail/Steam Images ontop of the Vellum and I really like the subtle look it adds!! I added a Tiny Heart Die Cut and then I decided to add Wiggly Eyes to the Glasses just to add even MORE FUN to this scene!! The Girl is Winking!! =)
THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by and I hope you have a FABULOUS WEEK!! 
COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA   =)

37 comments:

Anja Curvers said...

This is so, so cute love it.

~amy~ said...

Oh Larissa, you've totally outdone yourself. I ADORE this!!!
Thanks for joining in the fun♡

Lori Kobular said...

Oh this is so much fun! I love your Mug Couple! They are both so adorable! Also love that sentiment!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh this is so super cute, like the coffee's version of Mr. and Mrs Potatoe Head, I love it.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Well this couldn't be any cuter! Love it!

Happy Dance said...

Awwww...! This is so cute! What a darling 'couple of mugs!' Bright colors, great papers, and a wonderful design. Sweet! Bev

Celeste Goff said...

What a fun card! I love the googly eyes!

Michele Henderson said...

Adorable and very cute!

VanessaB said...

ha. sooooooooooo CUTE!

Jessica Frost-Ballas said...

Ha, LOVE this! The hat is so cute!

Nancy Carroll said...

So much fun, love your idea for a couple, they turned out so cute! love the googly eyes too..

AJ Bodine said...

This is really fabulous and fun! I had to look at it for a while, just to see all the nice details! Love the heart steam and those faces!!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

I love this!!!! So cute cups!!

Warm hugs
Maarit

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Super fun card. I love the faces on the cups. TFS

Ann said...

Adorable, love their glasses.

Angi Barrs said...

Super fun!

Kara Lynne said...

So clever and so well done! I love that sweet couple!

Shelly said...

HA! This is too cute!

Brandi R said...

How adorable are those 2 mugs?!?!?! Love it ♥

Kim Heggins said...

LOVE your card...just too darn cute.

Jill Norwood said...

Larissa this is adorable!!!!!!! I love this card so much!

Lisa said...

Oh gosh Larissa this is such a delightful card!! Those cups are too much fun and I really like they way you anchored them with the die cut. CUTE!!

My Paper Epiphany said...

So inventive and original - love it!

Monika Reeck said...

Larissa
I have seen the cutest card and very creative made today on your blog
this is sooo stinkin cuutee I LOVE all on your card the color the idea the sentiment and that sunglasses ooh so sweeeet

My card is #387 on the HOP and I have a little GIVEAWAY if you maybe like :)
hugs, Monika

D.Ann said...

WAY TOO CUTE!! I need to add more googly eyes to things!!

KellyJean said...

Absolutely adorable!!!

Annie LaVallee-Curtis said...

So adorable!! I love the faces you created on the mugs! :D

D- said...

Awww this is tooo cute. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
Dawn
DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

Indy said...

EEeeeKkkk! This is just too fun! Love how you personified these coffee mugs! Darling!

An'Jenic G. said...

These is just so cute and I love the faces.

Ceal said...

love this! how fun!

donna mikasa said...

Cutest set of coffee mugs! Love the little details--so fun!

Jen said...

Very fun card; the sentiment is a hoot.

Maura said...

Too funny!!

Keren Baker said...

Wow- this is super! Love your little characters!

Helen F. said...

hehehe, love that coffee mug couple :-)

Leigh Penner said...

This is too cute!

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