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Hello crafty friends – thanks for stopping by my blog today!  I’m excited to share a little something I recently created for the Summer 2017 Edition of the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!  I took inspiration from not only the coffee theme, but from the colors in the graphic too!!

I really enjoyed sitting down at my desk to create this ‘just because’ card with a fun coffee theme!  Madison is the newest Sweetie to join our little stamp family and I had fun dressing her in this cute outfit from the Live Love Grow stamp set – I imagined her working at this oh-so-sweet coffee shop, so she had to sport an apron, a coffee shop logo T and … of course … a cup of ICED COFFEE!  I stamped Maddy onto vanilla cardstock and then die cut her using the Madison Sweet Cuts die.  The outfit was stamped on white cardstock and several scrap pieces of patterned paper and then paper pieced together!

I adore the sentiment from the Tackle life one cup at a time stamp set … ‘coffee and friends’ … and Maddy’s friend, as you can see, is this sweet little pup from the Sweeties Pets stamp set!  The coffee stand was created by stamping the Sweeties Stand onto white cardstock, coloring in the background and then stamping the awning portion again onto patterned paper and paper piecing it onto the stand base.  (Click on photo for larger view).

I added some fun coffee images and a sentiment for inside the hanging sign using the Planner Series: Coffee stamp set and finished this little cutie pie off by adding some die cut clouds created using the Let’s go to the beach Sweet Cuts set!  I created this scene on a card base, but when I was finished, I thought to myself that this would be really cute on a scrapbook page with a pic of me and my bestie – *note to self!

I am delighted to once again be a sponsor for this fun hop — Paper Sweeties has donated a $25 gift certificate to one lucky winner …

… and additionally, we are offering a second FLASH prize of (1) stamp set and (1) die set of winner’s choice to another lucky ducky …

… and, last but certainly not least, we are offering a ‘Choose your discount SALE’ during the hop – enter appropriate coupon code at checkout to redeem your DISCOUNT!

Thanks again for popping in to see what I created for this season’s coffee event – xoxo

Sharing with these challenges:  Fussy & Fancy #190 – punches/dies; Fusion – sketch (square + 3 images/dog, dish, girl); Simon Says – use patterned paper; Curtain Call – June 15/Sorbet: colors; Addicted to Stamps and More #247 – make your mark; Tuesday Throwdown #348 – party time; Inspired by all the Little Things #61 – square/box shape + blue; Cut it Up #124 – picnic (mine is an outing to the coffee shop!); Dies ‘R Us #75 – celebrations; 613 Avenue Create #198 – ATG





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  1. What a darling little scene, Debbie, and the paper piecing is fantastic. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.

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