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helengullett.com · Apr 13, 2018

Cafe Dreamers Collaboration Blog Hop

Coffee Loving Cardmakers

Hello Coffee/Cocoa/Tea Crafty Friends… Welcome to the Coffee Loving Cardmakers and Little Acres Creations Collaboration Blog Hop!

Today both design team is sharing their coffee/cocoa/tea themed projects showcasing the new stamp, Cafe Dreamers stamp set from Little Acres Creations. And I have 2 cards to share with you today.

My first card is a mixed media card. I created the night sky background with Gelatos. I scribble the shades of blues and black Gelatos on a watercolor paper and blended them with baby wipe. Then, I added some white acrylic paint with fan brush.

I stamped the sentiment with Versafine Clair Nocturne and Mini MISTI. And I dry it with craft heater because this is a pigment ink that dries slowly. With Mini MISTI, I can arrange the 2 sentiments on the card and I bend the top shaped like an arch.

I added the finished background panel on a card base with dries-clear adhesive glue.

I stamped mouse sitting on the cup image twice, one I stamped on a green patteren paper and one I stamped on a white cardstock with Versafine Clair Nocturne. I dried them with craft heater so I can add colors immediately.

I fussy cut the cup and cut off the mouse then I added some black Gelato and blend it with baby wipe. For the mouse, I colored it with Grey watercolor pencil, and pull the colors with watercolor brush, then I fussy cut the mouse. I added the mouse on the cup with dries-clear adhesive glue.

I added the cup on the card with 3D adhesive. And I added some clear star sequins and more white stars that I drew with White UniBall Gel Pen.

First card is done…. but I cannot stop… I just had to make one more card with this adorable stamp set

On my second card, I tried the no-line coloring technique. It is a challenge for me. I stamped the image on a white cardstock with Antique Linen Distress Ink using Mini MISTI.

I colored the image with Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Prismacolor Colorless Blender Pencil. I added some shadow at the bottom of the cup with Watercolor pencils and watercolor brush. And then I cut it with one of the Fancy Frame Dies – Craftin Desert Divas.

I stamped the sentiment on a white cardstock with Versafine Clair Cheerful and trimmed it with paper trimmer.

I added the flower patterned paper on the card base as the background, and then I added the polkadots and brown stripe paper strips on the card with dries-clear adhesive glue.

I wrapped some natural twine ribbon on the colored panel and added on the card with 3D foam tape, and then I added the sentiment also with the 3D foam tape.

Second card is done…

***GIVEAWAY***

Little Acres Creations is generously giving away two (2) $10 Little Acres Gift Certificate. For chances to win, leave a comment on each participant’s blog. Commenting closes Friday, April 20th at 11:55 pm pacific with the winner announced on Monday, April 23rd on Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog. Here’s the full list of participants:

Little Acres Creations

Chelle Ratcliffe

Heather Clay

Julie Tucker-Wolek

Lisa Bzibziak

Coffee Loving Cardmakers

Amy Tsuruta

Kerry Urbatch

Helen Gullett —> You’re here

Becca Cruger —> You’re next stop

Dana Gong

Dana Warren

Katie Brooks

Kathy Schweinfurth

Laurel Seabrook

Robyn Jordan

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today! I hope you all enjoy the blog hop and the projects. Have a fabulous day!

An InLinkz Link-up


I also play along with:

Challenge Week 330-331

HLS April 2018 Challenge

April Challenge – Anything Goes

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