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Sunday, August 4, 2013

Keep Me Caffeinated and some WAY cool news!

Coffee of the Day - Coconut Marshmallow

Well today is the day I have been sooooo very excited to tell all of you about! I am the most blessed person in the crafty world, I tell ya! I was asked by fabulous Jackie of Inky Antics to be their Guest Designer for the month of August! whoa nelly! you bet your sweet bippy I was typing back a big ol' "YES" as quick as I could in case she changed her mind!


and here's a cool part for YOU, dear readers - you will have a chance to win loads of blog candy! can we get a big "whoop whoop" to that?!?!? each week a stamp set I have used will be given away - either here or over on the Inky Antics blog. I'll be sure to let you know where to go in my posts. at the end of the month, I'll have a big blog candy giveaway as a thank you. super fun for everyone! :)

so let's start this party!


it will come as no surprise that I was super excited to use one of Inky Antics' wonderful coffee stamps! and of course it gave me the giggles that Jackie decided to begin the month with this one. I mailed all of my cards to her so she could take better photos than I could scan. if you go to the blog, you will see what I mean.

I used the stamp set 'My Friend Ronnie Coffee #2' for my card. (This stamp set is the one you can win if you leave a comment on the Inky Antics blog this week.) papers are Basic Grey Green at Heart, gorgey flower is Prima, buttons and trim are from my stash, and coffee sleeve is obviously from my beloved Starbuck's. sorry about the crooked scan. I used my white gel pen to add some accents to the coffee cups. I stamped the image on SU! natural white cs, so my watercoloring took a bit differently than it usually does on the whisper white I typically use. that is part of the fun of using different card stocks though....

thanks for dropping by! and thank you for sharing this exciting time with me! :)

Challenges:
613 Avenue Create - anything goes with a sentiment
Basic Grey - make a tag (mine was punched from cs)
2 Sisters - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Oozak - anything goes funny
Sister Act - anything goes
365 Cards - at the cafe
Craftin' Boutique - anything goes
Addicted to Stamps - anything goes
By Lori Designs - designer paper

27 comments:

Kimberly Clark said...

Congrats Jen! Love your card

Rachel Leah Huddleston said...

Congrats! and a big "whoop whoop" from me! :)

Penny said...

Well, a big congratulations, Jennifer! Good for you! :^)
And your card cracks me up! It is so cute, love that funny image & sentiment! Love the great DP, design & embellies you chose for this, especially that coffee sleeve! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Michelle said...

I have always love your cards. Your very different from others.

Thanks for the support by the way. :)

craftjunkiesc said...

So very excited for you. Congratulations. Looking forward to all your beautiful creations. Big hugs to you.

craftjunkiesc said...

So very excited for you. Congratulations. Looking forward to all your beautiful creations. Big hugs to you.

Pam said...

Congratulations to you Jen!! You're cards are always so cute and I love this one. It is perfect for you!!

{{{Hugs}}}
Pam

Anita said...

Congrats! What a cool card!

kateri said...

Yay!! Good for you! Love the card. You did good girl!

Stef H said...

woooooooo hoooooooo to you! you are rockin'! this is soooooooooo YOU.

fab-u-lous!

hugs :)

Chrisboldo said...

Oh Jenn, congrats, how fun for you...
Love the past few cards too. Pop by and visit me, we're doing a blog hop, my first 1 to be in :)

Hugs
Chris B
http://thecardphilelady.blogspot.com

vdoyle8 said...

So happy for you and so excited to see your creations! Congratulations!!

ThePurplePlace said...

Congratulations! You are one very busy little cardmaker lately! I'm so impressed with your energy and stamina and think they are all awesome.

So proud of you and all your do....where the heck is my energy gone....! Well I guess it's not totally gone, but with two dogs, one being a puppy...it's a big gone...as is my brain!! LOL!!

Very happy for all your amazing achievements and still thinking of your all the time. Hope you are having a nice summer...today's is absolutely gorgeous!!

Cath said...

Congratulations, Jennifer! I am so happy for you! Have FUN! :)

Nancy said...

Love it, Jennifer!!!

I was so excited when you told me that you were going to be Guest Designer this month :) . Your card is Jennifer all over ~ and those stamps are a perfect choice my coffee-loving friend!

I can't wait to see what else you create for Inky Antics ~ congratulations and have a ball!

Rhonda Miller said...

Congrats Jen! Your card is great. I love the image and sentiments.

Tracy said...

Congrats sweetie! Boy she really started you off with a hard topic didn't she. LOL Lots of wonderful layering as always Jen. Hugs!

monikaskinner said...

Hi Jennifer. The perfect card for coffee lovers. Great idea using the original coffee sleeve, love the sentiment on tag, the perfect after thought! Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Good Luck! Monika

Vicki Parson said...

WOW!! YAY! YAY!! Can you see me jumping up and down for you?! Those images are so cute! Brilliant job on this creation and it is so you girl!! I love everything about it! :) BIGGEST HUGS

Michelle Looi said...

Such a lovely cafe-inspired card! Great choice of elements
Thanks for sharing at 365cards
~Michelle

Josie Smith said...

This is super cute!!!:)
Josie
My personal blog:) !!!
Thank you for joining in the fun at Craftin' Boutique:) !!!

Samantha Casey said...

Super cute card! Amazing job! Thanks for playing in the Oozak Challenge!

-Samantha

Danielle Vincent said...

Congrats to you - so fun! I love how you used a Starbucks coffee wrap on your terrific card. I think I MUST have that image for myself (I am coffee addicted as well as stamp addicted) so will try to visit the blog and leave a note. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ATS&M.

Heather said...

A fabulous tag Jennifer, I love the Green at Hear papers, fantastic design and details, such a fun image and beautiful flower!!

Thanks so much for joining Basic Grey Challenge
hugs
Heather xx

Tracey Murphy said...

Such a fun, bright card! Love the fun image & fab sentiment.
Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create and good luck!
xx

Chana said...

So cheerful! I love your paper choices and the cute image! Very nicely done! Thanks for dropping this off by our house at 613 Avenue Create! We look forward to your next visit.
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Helen said...

Love it!! What a great digi and your card showcases it really well.

Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Calendar Challenge.

Helen x