Friday, November 30, 2018

Christmas Is the Time for Coffee and Cards!

 Coffee and Christmas are pretty perfect together, don't you think? I'm excited to check out the Fall/Winter Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog Hop this week because it's sure to be filled with fabulous crafty inspiration that combines coffee and winter!
For today's card, I combined two sweet stamp sets. I started with the Cup of Tea stamp set from Fun Stampers Journey. This red rubber stamp set is part of a card making kit filled with supplies to make four darling cards, bright and cheery and full of fun. But for today's card I wanted to take those stamps and give them a cozy, warm Christmas spin. 
After embossing and die cutting the coffee pot, I paired it with a sentiment from the Deck the Halls stamp set. Perfect, right?! I added some die cut leaves, some "berry" buttons and a twine bow and this card came together just like I wanted - warm, cozy, and perfect for Christmas! 
After I finished the card, I wasn't quite ready to be done playing, so I pulled out one of FSJ's DIY Hoops - it's a darling little faux embroidery hoop, all ready for customizing with paper and embellishments. I added the same gorgeous buffalo check printed paper for the base, and then I added another stamped coffee pot and cup. The sentiment is from the All Roads stamp set (it's one of my favorite Christmas stamp sets!!)
This little embroidery hoop will be a darling Christmas ornament with a little loop of thread attached behind it - and the card is all ready to go with it! What a sweet and simple gift for a coffee-loving teacher, friend, or coworker, right?! 
Be sure to stop by the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog hop this week and check out all the caffeinated crafty goodness. You can even join in with your own winter/coffee card - and you might just win a PRIZE! FSJ is offering up the Cup of Tea stamp set and card making kit for a lucky participant, plus there are a BUNCH of other amazing prizes up for grabs too! Thanks so very much for coming by today! I'd love to connect with you again! Find me on social media, using the links above in the sidebar. 

Looking for more inspiration? Check out some more coffee-inspired crafting here on my blog! 


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20 comments:

Autumn Clark - SewPaperPaint said...

I love it when I see tea cards in the hop and this one is incredibly beautiful. The pot is a beautiful image! Happy hopping, Autumn (SewPaperPaint)

Karen Schroeder said...

Laura, I love your creations! That teapot is adorable!

Amanda Nolt said...

Ek! I need to use my stamp set this Christmas season! Thanks for the inspiration!! :-)

VanessaB said...

soooo pretty!!

Billie A said...

So pretty. I love them all. the colors, design and images. Sweet.

~amy~ said...

Laura!!! What awesome projects! You had me at Tea and Plaid!

Esther Asbury said...

Two fabulously beautiful projects! I love the plaid!!

Celeste Goff said...

Laura, your cards are simply gorgeous but that embroidery hoop project is amazing!!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Your tea cards and projects are all so well done and beautiful!

Hetty said...

Lovely card, Laura and your creation in the embroidery ring is awesome.

Maura Hibbitts said...

Great card! I love how you used the buttons for berries. Maura

Lisa said...

O M G ...love everything! The hoops! What a fantastic idea! And the colors are so beautiful... awesome makes!

Vicki Dutcher said...

LOVE the red plaid bg paper! Fabulous card.

Barbara S said...

Both of your cards are outstanding. You have a fantastic combination of colors, sentiments and embellishments. Thanks for sharing these terrific cards.

Laura J said...

Absolutely delightful creations! Wow!

stampingbowd said...

I love your teapot card!!! Love the plaid!!! All of your cards are beautiful!!!

Fikreta said...

so very nice cards!

Karen Letchworth said...

Fabulous coffee cards, and very creative ideas.

Arlene Rose said...

Love your use of the solid image embossed on the kraft cardstock! Terrific!

StampingbugKerry said...

So pretty! Love your projects! The embroidery hoop is fun too! Thanks to FSJ for being a super sponsor and to you for hopping along with us! :)