Stampin’ Up! Coffee Cafe Birthday Card

I used the Stampin’ Up! Coffee Cafe stamp set bundle, the Hug in a Mug stamp set and a little of the Coffee Break DSP that is one the Buy 3, Get 1 Free sale this month to create my card to share today.

My card design was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches #309.

I started by adhering a panel from the Coffee Break DSP to a panel of Early Espresso card stock with SNAIL.  Then I adhered a strip of Coffee Break DSP to a strip of Early Espresso card stock and then to the larger DSP panel with SNAIL.  I adhered the layered panel to an Early Espresso card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the coffee cup image and one lid from the Coffee Cafe photopolymer stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I stamped a second lid in Pear Pizzazz ink, then cut the images out with the coordinating Coffee Cups Framelits Dies.  I cut a larger cup from Coffee Break DSP with the larger die from the Coffee Cups Framelits set.  I adhered the lids to the cups with a thin bead of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut a corrugated wrap from Crumb Cake card stock with the wrap die from the Coffee Cups Framelits dies.  I stamped the sentiment from the Hug in a Mug photopolymer stamp set in Garden Green ink on a panel of Crumb Cake card stock and then cut it out with the other wrap die from the Coffee Cups Framelits dies.  I adhered the two wrap dies to the coffee cups with Multipurpose Liquid Glue, then adhered the coffee cups to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionanals.

I adhered a small piece of the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets to the back of a panel of Silver Foil Sheets and then cut a swirl with the die from the Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies.  I adhered the foil die cut to the card front with the Adhesive Sheets, then added a Garden Green enamel heart from the Regals Enamel Shapes pack next to the sentiment to finish the card front.

I stamped the sentiment from the Milestone Moments photopolymer stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock, then added the coffee beans from the Coffee Cafe stamp set in Soft Suede ink to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, for this project at the very bottom of this post.


October 16-31 Host Code: N29WCKT4

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2017-18 Annual Catalog OR 2017 Holiday Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.


Stamp With Amy K Ordering Special – Envelope Stock Up!

I’m offering an ordering special for Stampin’ Up! orders of $50 or greater placed through me between now and Saturday, October 28!  You get to choose a free pack of Stampin Up! Envelopes, Note Cards & Envelopes or Acetate Card Boxes with your order of $50 or more this week!

This is in addition to the regular $10 thank you gift that you get to select if you add the Host Code (for orders under $150 add the code, for orders over $150 don’t add the code…you’ll automatically get the gifts too!).  You’ll also earn Running Shoe Reward points and you’ll get my October Card Class Tutorials!  See the full details on my blog post here.


Pining for Plaid Full Paper Pumpkin Kits Available After 2:00 PM MT Today!

Stampin’ Up! is thrilled with the great response they’ve had so far to their Season of Style October kit!  In fact, you’ve loved it so much that they’ve decided to only offer FULL kits beginning Monday, October 23, in the online store while supplies last.  They’re doing everything possible to accommodate the demand and allow as many people as possible to get the Pining for Plaid kit, so they will not be offering refills for this kit.  They apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and hope you are enjoying your super-sparkly Paper Pumpkin shaker cards!

***Don’t forget that you’ll need to be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber in order to be able to purchase this kit in the online store.  You can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click here.  To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.  If you choose the prepaid option, be sure that you make your purchase for the prepaid kit(s) AND get your account set up at paperpumpkin.com prior to purchasing the kit

Stampin’ Up! also posted the following update on the timing of the kit availability:

October’s Paper Pumpkin kit will be available for purchase on Monday, October 23.  Due to the popularity of this kit, Stampin’ Up! anticipates them selling quickly; however, currently, about half of the available kits have not been built.  The warehouse will build them on Monday, but to avoid availability issues, they will not make the kit available for purchase before 2:00 PM (MT) on Monday, October 23—ensuring all available kits are built and ready for purchase.

On Monday morning, when they have a better idea of the exact time the kits will be available, they’ll post another update.


Buy 3, Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper Sale – Oct 1-31

By popular demand, Stampin’ Up! brought back an incredible offer on Designer Series Paper.  You can buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper and get one FREE during October!  This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual and holiday catalogs.  And they’re even including select Specialty and Designer Series Paper Stacks on sale!

Click here to head over to my online store to start shopping the Designer Series Paper Sale.

Or you can see/print a larger PDF copy of the sale list right here.


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Early Espresso – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, 1-3/8″ x 3-5/8″ panel
  • Crumb Cake – two Coffee Cups Framelits die cuts
  • Whisper White – three Coffee Cups Framelits die cuts, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Coffee Cafe Designer Series Paper – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, 1-1/4″ x 3-5/8″ panel, Coffee Cups Framelits die cut
  • Silver Foil Sheets – Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits die cut

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Coffee Cafe Birthday Card

  1. Your card is adorable Amy! I love how the hug in a mug sentiment fits perfectly on the little sleeve, and the swirly diecut “steam” is the perfect touch.

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