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Friday, May 15, 2015

Thanks a Latte!

Coffee of the Day - Sweet Potato

Crossing another card off of my 'honey do' list, and of course this one was loads of fun to make! :)

Some very special friends of ours sent me a most delicious package of coffee a little bit ago, so I wanted to make a coffee themed thank you card for them. Out came a stamp I had not used in ages - one of the cutey Riley & Co. moose stamps.


papers are from the Basic Grey Hey Boy collection, sentiment is from the My Favorite Things Perk Up set (another from this great set is stamped inside), flowers are a combo of Prima and Wild Orchid Crafts, linen thread is SU!,  and wood veneer pieces are by Latina Crafter. a Starbucks coffee cozy was re-purposed for a bit of fun! :)

a word of caution with these particular wood veneer pieces - as cute as they are, they are VERY THIN. the first banner I used broke apart just from trying to put glue on the back. quite flimsy. cute, but not easy to use. for the bigger pieces, it's not a big deal, but tricky with the banner. I decided to use foam pop ups on this one, just on the ends, to minimize the amount of handling required. it still almost broke apart. I'm a bit worried about how it is going to do going through the mail, even with all of the bubble wrap I added. crossing my fingers. I would recommend hand delivery for the future.

Hope you have a great weekend! :)


Challenges:
Digi Sketch - sketch with animals twist (both)
4 Crafty Chicks - chevrons
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Loves Rubberstamps - add a sentiment
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Make My Monday - coffee or tea
Not Just Cards - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes with celebration twist (only used a/g)
Pile it On - cute animal
Scribble and Scrap - anything goes
Chocolate, Coffee, and Cards - thank you
Wags 'n Whiskers - lots of layers
Crafts 4 Eternity - wood (veneer pieces)

20 comments:

Chantal said...

What a wonderfull thank you card Jennifer! I love it :)
Kind regards Chantal

My little ✂ cottage said...

Lovely post! blessings soraya

Bad Kitty said...

wonderfull card

Penny said...

Really darling take on that sketch, Jen! Love the fun image, your pretty papers, and all the fab embellies! :^)
Have a great weekend!
Hugs, Penny

ursula Uphof said...

Jennifer, this is such a cute card. Lovely image and I do love all your embellies. A super thank you card. Have a great weekend. Hugs, Ursula

Anita said...

What a fun card! I love your colors. This is one of my favorite stamps.

Dawn Lancaster said...

Totally gorgeous card Jennifer, I love that sweet stamp too! The papers are just yummy!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Francesca Ferrari said...

This is really cute! I love the papers you used and the image is adorable! :)
Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Crafts 4 Eyernity this week!
Hope to see you again and good luck!
Crafty hugs :)
Francesca (DT)

ann van dijk said...

What a beautiful creation. Beautiful colors.
Thanks for participating in our challenge. Good luck and i hope to see you next time again.
Love DT Anneke

Joanne said...

What an adorable way to thank your friends for the coffee! I know they will love the card, Riley looks so cute. It's a perfect card for our challenge at CC&CC, and we are so glad your shared it with us. Hugs, Joanne

Charity Chamberlain said...

Adorable and fabulous creation! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing this with us! Have a blessed day!
Charity
DT Member - Word Art Wednesday

Rebecca Billard said...

I so love this card! Awesome design and love all the embellishments! That moose image is just so cute! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

Lori said...

Awwww...super cute card, Jennifer! I love Riley and you've paper pieced his couch to match the chevron paper - LOVE IT! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week xoxoxo

*Vicki* said...

AWE! Riley is so cute!! I believe I have this image as well and haven't inked it for so long!! LOVE your card with that wooden coffee accent too!! :)

Bonnie Taylor said...

What a fun card! The image is adorable:) Thank you for joining our challenge over at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards!
~ Bonnie DT

Marcy said...

This card is super adorable! Love the image and your pretty design. Thanks for joining our Loves Rubberstamps challenge this week!

Rhonda Miller said...

I love your card. The image is so fun.

Beth F said...

Cute card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion!

Stefali M. said...

very cute card:) what a cute animal!! well done xx Steph DT digisketch challenge

aussie aNNie said...

...and....'thank you' for entering this beautiful card into our current challenge...gorgeous colours and image used...thanks for using the necessary sentiment.
♥aNNie...
{Chocolate Coffee and Cards DT Member}