National Coffee Day Blog Hop with CAS-ual Fridays

 

It’s National Coffee Day and we are celebrating at CASual Fridays with a blog hop.  For my project today, I am showcasing the Hearts A2 Panel Fri-Die, Cup of Coffee stamp set, Coffee Cup Fri-Dies and the Coffee Talk stamp set.  We have three prizes up for grabs so make sure to read at the end of the blog post for a chance to WIN.

 

To make this day even more fun, CASual Friday had put their entire COFFEE COLLECTION on Sale for 20% off.  No coupon code needed.  For further discount, you can avail my discount code “MARIASENTME” for 15% off.

 

 

To begin, I started by using a clouds stencil from my stash and inked up my background using different shades of distress oxide inks.  I wanted some oranges and pinks as my background color to symbolize fall.  I cut another piece of Bristol smooth white card stock and used the Hearts A2 panel fri-die.  I set this die-cut aside so I can work on the other elements I need for my card.

 

I stamped the coffee cup from the cup of coffee stamp set on a brown patterned paper.  I put this piece inside my MISTI stamping tool to stamp the sentiment from the coffee talk stamp set.  I used Versamark ink and sprinkled some white embossing powder, and heat-set this with my heating tool.

 

I adhered the colored panel on an A2 size side-fold card base.  I added the Hearts A2 background panel with liquid adhesive and started working on creating my scene.  I used some fall leaves that I die-cut awhile ago from my stash and started layering them for some added texture and dimension.

 

Lastly, I used another die from my stash to die-cut the “whipped cream” and colored it lightly with my alcohol markers.  I foam-mounted this piece onto my card.

 

 

I really LOVE how this card turned out.   The white sentiment on the coffee cup stood out and the colors of the leaves complimented the colored background.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

 

 

I hope you like my card today.  Here are the details for the giveaway:

 

We have three (3) $15 prize codes up for grabs:

 

1.  1 lucky comment on the main Cas-ual Fridays Blog post win.

 

2.  1 lucky comment on @CASualFridaysStamps facebook group will win (follow the FB group).

 

3.  1 lucky comment on @casfridays Instagram account will win (follow @casfridays on instagram).

 

 

 

 

 

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