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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Where There is Tea, There is Comfort

Coffee/Tea of the Day - Tea Thyme (this is a weekly drink for me. I love the rich, robust flavor of the thyme with the citrus. so very good!)


Hello and Happy Wednesday! I am trying to get more cards made for the Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop, so I hope you enjoy the projects I am sharing. :)

Today's card uses an image from a dear online friend, Krista Smith of Saturated Canary fame. I know her store is no longer open, but you can find a few of her images at Make it Crafty. PLEASE do not purchase or download any of the images that you find on Pinterest or from the dishonest people who copy her art. there are quite a few out there who have made a livelihood off of copying Krista's lovely style. She is such a genuine, caring soul who reached out to me when I was going through my cancer treatment. I knew her beforehand, but really got to know her personally during that challenging time. So yes, I get a bit bothered each time I see those who are unscrupulous making money off of Krista's ideas and artwork. sadly, it happens to many artists. another friend, Maurie Manning, deals with this on an almost weekly basis as well.


now, on to my card. :)
I have used the wonderful "Happy Tea" image and papers from the Authentique Summertime collection. the sentiment is from Create with TLC. little flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts, vintage buttons & doily are from my stash, die is by Spellbinders, and punches are by EK Success. the tea tag is one that I saved and have repurposed. isn't it fun tied in a little bow? the seam binding snippet works perfectly stapled alongside for some added texture. I keep these on my craft desk because I can't bear to throw these beauties away! grins!

Thank you so much for stopping by and saying hello! I will try to get around repay the kindness. I apologize that I am taking so long. these silly migraines and seizures have knocked me sideways. :/ blech.


Challenges:
Try Stamping on Tuesday - sketch with metallic accent option (staple, if that counts)
Creative Moments - anything goes
Crafty Catz - anything goes w/Christmas option
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes w/patterned paper
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Everybody Art - for friends (sending this to one of my tea loving friends)

14 comments:

~amy~ said...

awww...what a sweet digi, love her facial expression. Such a sweet card!

Heather said...

What pretty colors with such an inviting image! I love all your little findings, too. Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

vinita jain said...

So cute!

Karen Letchworth said...

Fabulous job on that sketch, Jennifer. Lovely creation as always. You really know how to design some fabulous cards.

MariLynn said...

I agree that people who steal other people's art make me mad. I like the little tea tag on your card. I used a used tea bag on one of my tags today. Together between us we have the tea side covered. Beautiful card.

Katie Ann Brooks said...

She looks how I feel when I have coffee!

Verna Angerhofer said...

That is a fantastic card design. Great tea theme.

Lisa said...

So colorful and so pretty and love that image and how you've colored her!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Super cute card, Jennifer! I love all the fun details you included! Sorry your friend is having her art copied - sadly, it's happening to a lot of stamp companies too.

PaperDaisies said...

Such a cute card. Love how you have showcased the image. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

Helen said...

Beautiful creation - thanks so much for sharing it with us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge and we hope you'll join us again next month.

Helen x

Fikreta said...

Its so beautiful card.
Hugs

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Love all of your card! This young lady is adorable!

Billie A said...

Cute card and image.