Card Recognition

Thursday, June 30, 2016

the adventures begins


Hello crafty peeps...  did you guys get the memo that my husband and I are building a campground and it opens tomorrow?  I make cards as part of my me time and currently it's been a life saver to tune out and tinker for 15 or 20 minutes...  these cards are channeling my campground-centric world...  maybe I should sell them in the camp store?  On that note, back to work....  


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

carpe diem


Happy Tuesday crafty peeps.  This top card is another one of those pep talks to myself (and my fabulous husband).  He studied Latin all through high school and college, so the sentiment (another #amymademebuyit) is perfect for the final push to the opening of the campground.



A tag for the June Altenew inspirational challenge.

And my PTI Make It Monday challenge.  I made it in my normal silly-too-many-things-to-do Monday morning window, and then my day got thrown off having to deal with a broken shower at the motel before my work day started and honestly and truly, I didn't stop till 11 hours later when I came home and forgot about posting the card.  I like the subtle addition of color on my stencil with embossing paste.  Okay, off to sieze the day, b/c there are not enough hours to get it all done.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

celebrate tag


 Happy Saturday!  It's time for another PTI blog hop and I love the colors on the inspiration Nichole chose this month, click here for more of Yellena James' work.  I honestly had a hard time breaking my coffee-centric train of thought (you should see all the coffee crafty goodies everywhere, they've taken over my entire room).  Can't wait to see what others create...      

Friday, June 24, 2016

never underestimate....


Okay ~amy~ here you go... three more for the Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop, all those unfinished pieces are just going to have to wait for the next hop....  or the next round of inspiration.  Happy Friday.



CAS(E) this sketch inspiration.



Thursday, June 23, 2016

more coffee crafty fun


I get great satisfaction out of creating a card and then posting it, it's like tick, tick, DONE!  (Perhaps that's because I'm in crunch mode for the campground and the to do lists are way too long).  So, on that note.. here are three more projects for the Summer Coffee Lovers blog hop.  The top card uses the WMS coffee set, which is now available over on Gina K Designs, with a Unity background stamp and MFT tag die.  The second card uses a PTI coffee cup and The Ton sentiment.  And the final tag (which I may add ribbon to at some stage) uses Lil Inker stamps and a MFT tag and some patterned paper from my stash.



Wednesday, June 22, 2016

coffee cards




More coffee crafty fun... it's so fun to blame ~amy~ for enabling me to spend time crafting vs. actually working.  I'm not sure what my final tally will be for the Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop, I have a few more finished cards and a bunch of random pieces floating around.  I might have to share what my craft desk looks like at the end of the week, to show you how many coffee sets I have pulled out (and not put away).  Today's project, the thanks tag uses Lawn Fawn Coffee goodies, MFT and PTI tag dies, May Arts ribbon, PTI printed vellum.  The white on white card has a Hero Arts coffee cup and sentiment.  I love that I have that two of that Hero Arts coffee cup, one is larger then the other.  How fabulous of HA to think of these obsessive coffee stampers who might want the same image in different sizes.  And the bottom card uses PTI Warm Happiness and Warm Happiness Too coffee cups and Lil Inker Designs sentiment.  Wishing everyone a fabulous coffee-centric day.



Tuesday, June 21, 2016

sometimes the smallest things...


It's hot here in California... so dreaming of a nice iced coffee...  love this Lil Inker Designs sentiments, it's so true (and could be used for non-coffee cards).  So, me...being me, playing along with more goodies for the Summer Coffee Lovers Hop (I'm just trying to be teacher's pet for ~amy~).  The tag below was inspired by the latest Mojo Monday challenge.  It has a Verve coffee cup, Sugar Pea Designs sentiment die cut, PTI tag dies, May Arts ribbon, Hero Arts background stamp, Lil Inker die...  





Monday, June 20, 2016

need to venti?



So I have a few coffee sets... and I'd love to find reasons to pull as many of them as I can out for the Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop, so I dusted off my Paper Smooches Hot Concoctions set this morning and found inspiration from the June Paper Smooches challenge.  I added some PTI inks to a piece of card stock, splattered water on it and then dry embossed the panel.   Always something fun around here...  right, but really, I need to go back to work!

I heart coffee tag



Happy Monday!  I'm am off and running this morning, but here's a super speedy tag for this week's PTI Make It Monday, I seriously love learning new techniques with supplies I already have!  I hadn't used my brayer in ages....  And since it's still time to play along with the Coffee Lovers Summer hop, here's another project.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

you can do this....


you can do this....  more fun projects for the Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop.  The top card uses Hero Arts goodies.  The tag below is for the PTI Create with Us, inspired by Heather's tag.



A CAS coffee card for the CASology masculine challenge.  Can't wait to share more....