Stampin’ Up! Coffee Cafe for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Coffee Cafe stamp set bundle to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop today.  We’ve got a color challenge this week and this is what I created for it.

Here are the colors that we’re using this week:

I started by adhering panels from the Coffee Break DSP to a panel of Soft Sky card stock with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  Then I adhered a panel of Soft Suede card stock over the DSP with SNAIL, wrapped a strand of Pool Party Solid Baker’s Twine (I know…wrong color!) around the panel, tied a bow and then adhered the layered panel to a Soft Suede card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the cup and whipped cream images from the Coffee Cafe photopolymer stamp set in Soft Suede ink, the straw in Soft Sky ink and the sentiment in Pear Pizzazz ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut them all out with the coordinating Coffee Cups Framelits Dies. I cut and embossed a panel of Soft Sky card stock with the wrap die from the Coffee Cups Framelits Dies and then adhered the straw, whipped cream, cup and wrap die cuts to a panel of Whisper White card stock with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered an oval from the Corrugated Elements pack to the wrap with Multipurpose Liquid Glue, then added the sentiment oval over it with Glue Dots.  I carefully inked up the “friend” part of the sentiment from the Coffee Cafe stamp set in Soft Suede ink and stamped it on a strip of Whisper White card stock.  I punched the ends of the strip with the Banner Triple Punch an then adhered it with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front.

I cut two of the coffee cup images from the Coffee Break DSP with the Coffee Cups Framelits die and adhered them with Glue Dots to the Whisper White card stock panel inside the card.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Shelagh Freemantle has created today.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Jari Francis
  5. Jaimie Babarczy

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Soft Suede – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 3″ x 4″ panel
  • Soft Sky – 4″ x 5-/4″ panel, 2-5/8″ x 3-5/8″ panel, Coffee Cups Framelits die cut
  • Whisper White – 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ panel, four Coffee Cups Framelits die cuts, 1/2″ x 3″ strip, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Coffee Break Designer Series Paper – 2-3/4″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 1-1/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Coffee Cafe for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Really cool card, I love the sketch you used and how it all just blends so well, even the Pool Party twine! It looks great on there. The corrugated elements oval is a nice touch, too. Wish SU would bring back the Kraft Corrugated paper-I have a bunch I saved just in case! 🙂

  2. You rocked the colors for the sketch Amy! Those colors seem tricky to me and you made them so smooth together. Beautiful layers too 😁

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