Summer Coffee Blog Hop 2017





I went for a no line water color by stamping the mug in worn lipstick and then watercoloring it in the same ink.

Stamps: MayMay Made It-Cuppa Cuppa, Simon Says Stamps – Stripes | Distress Ink: Vintage Photo, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick(Oxide), Cracked Pistachio(Both), and Broken China (Both)

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Challenge 328 – One in a Melon

It time for another Try Stamping on Tuesday Challenge. The optional theme was summer fun and what is more summer then watermelons. This week I wanted to try something new to me. I went with some spot light coloring. I colored the images in with my Distress Oxides. You cant see it but there is some wink of stella on the watermelon as well.

Stamp: Recollections – Tropical | Ink: Arcival – Jet Black, Distress Ink – Hickory Smoke, Distress Oxide – Worn Lipstick, Peeled Paint | Sizzix – Tag Die | Wink of Stella

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Challenge 326 – Wiggles and Waves


I posted this a little early so enjoy the peak at what’s to come next week. When the challenge goes live. 

This week I used the added theme challenge with the sketch at Try Stampin on Tuesday.

Stamps: Simon Says Stamp- Best Fishes, Stampin Up – Timeless Texture | Distress Inks: Tumbled Glass, Lucky Clover, Cracked Pistachio, Broken China | Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers | Stencil: Simon Says Stamp – Waves

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Challenge 324 – White Card

At Try Stampin on Tuesday this week we have a simple sketch and the additional theme is shades of one color. I decided to make my color be white. I made this simple card with all white and a little vellum.

Dies: Stampin Up Butterflies, Circle Dies | Texture Paste | Deco Stencil

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Challenge 322 – Masculine Duck

We have a very versatile card sketch from Try Stampin on Tuesday. This week I decided to make a fun masculine card. I colored in my duck with colored pencils this time for a different texture.

Stamp: Stampin Up – Timeless Texture, Wilderness Awaits | Distress Inks: Ground Espresso | Colored Pencils

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Challenge 321 – Vintage Cluster of Roses

This is not my week for a card but I came up with this lovely vintage inspired card for the Try Stampin on Tuesday Challenge.

Stamps: CTMH – Roses| Distress Inks: Dried Marigold, Spiced Marmalade, Scattered Straw, and Fossilized Amber

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