Monday, December 11, 2017

NOEL Coffee Card

Take one wild guess what kind of card I might be sharing today.  Go ahead....guess!  LOL  If you know me, and if you've been by my blog lately, you know that I've been sharing several coffee-themed cards for the Winter Coffee Blog Hop.  I love to play along and participate in this splendid event, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE making coffee-themed cards in general.  I have always kinda wished that Amy would invite me to Guest Design on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog, but......that hasn't happened (lol).  Hey, a girl can dream about what she'd like to do someday.....right?   There are still several things in the crafting community that I hope to achieve, and I will just keep creating as I go...hoping to reach my goals.  Either way, I am blessed.
So, this sweet little card is made by using one piece of October Afternoon patterned paper for the base of my card.  I inked the edges of this card with Tim Holtz Distress Ink Tumbled Glass.  Next, I added an October Afternoon star cut-out red tag.  I stamped the word NOEL on the bottom of the tag using a Simon Says Stamp stamp set.  The blue flair (button) with holly leaves and berries is also from October Afternoon.  Underneath the flair, I placed some Ivory Burlap String and a piece of Red Center Stitch Burlap.  The coffee cup was cut with Coffee To Go Die from Taylored Expressions, and it was cut from another October Afternoon patterned paper and a piece of corrugated cardboard. I inked it with Tim Holtz Distress Ink Corduroy.
I don't know about you, but I am absolutely SMITTEN with October Afternoon.  These papers are so vintage and sweet.  While I do have A LOT of October Afternoon product, I sometimes hate to use it because it's just so adorable.  You know....wanting to hoard everything lovely.  But...what's the point, right?  There are just certain items that I wish I could get in a never-ending supply.  You know those ones you just love SO very much!

Thanks again for visiting,

Winter Coffee-Loving Cardmakers  Blog Hop - Anything Coffee, Tea or Cocoa Related With a Winter Theme.  This coffee cup is the Coffee To Go Die from Taylored Expressions, and I LOVE using it!


  1. So cute. I love the vintage look. I know what you mean about not wanting to use our stuff because it's what we love and hate to part with it. [Bunny]

  2. So cute!! Love the tag with the star aperture!

  3. Wonderful card and I love the tag you used and the sweet little cup charm. The papers used are beautiful!

  4. awesome idea on the tag and coffee cup over the star negative. love your art.

  5. I'm a big fan of October Afternoon, it's always so cute! Fabulous card and design. Love all the details. Awwwww...I'll keep you in mind!

  6. idk what it is about this one, but it might be my fave... I think it's that sweet little itty bitty cup with the gold... I can't stand it!! Toooo cute!

  7. Love all the fun elements with cute flair button, suh fantastic one!

  8. Its so very nice!

    Happy Holidays!🎄🎅⛄
    hugs , Fiki