Friday, September 5, 2008

What's Brewin'?

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Finally--I was able to do a SCS challenge today!  You can see the details here.  It gave me a chance to use one of my fav Crafty Secrets sets (they're really ALL my favs):  Tea & Coffee.  I started with the coffee cup stamped on Kraft CS in Basic Brown and added the words with the retired SU Rough Edges Alphabet.  I added color & shadows with markers in Pumpkin Pie and Sahara Sand.  The whole image was mounted on PP & Chocolate Chip, diecut with my Nesties.  The background paper was a Scenic Route RAK from Dawn, which I distressed using the DTP method with my Close to Cocoa stamp pad.  Then I stamped all the coffee-themed words from the stamp set randomly in Really Rust, and the coffee beans in CTC.  So much fun making my own DP!!!  I mounted it on a CTC card and added grosgrain ribbons & bows.  The little highlight on the cup is a white gel pen!

Jen's Peppermint 2

Sweet Jen sent me a nice card filled with some MFT Peppermint & Lavender images!   THANK YOU, JEN!!!  I'll try to post her card tomorrow!  So of course, I had to sit right down and make a little note card with Sage Shadow cardstock along with some Wild Asparagus DP.   The image is colored with markers & watercolored with ink in various shades of green, Almost Amethyst & Sahara Sand. I added a little border on the inside of the card so that it would peek out from under the scallop edge on the front.  It was stamped in Almost Amethyst using a border from Inque Boutique's Stitch Fun--another great set!

Thanks for visiting & have a great Friday--I need to ice 3 dozen cupcakes, so I think I'd better get a move-on!



Tammy Hershberger said...

Cupcakes??? Did someone say cupcakes? LOL

Cute card, LeAnne and I love the orange! Fabulous coloring on the cup, too... I never think to add highlights but you did it perfectly!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Love that border along the right edge. Such a soft and pretty card, LeAnne!

Haylie said...

Very cute card LeAnne! You can just send those cupcakes my

Shawn said...

Gorgeous cards ..both of them! Love how you accented the mug with the white gel pen. It's perfect!! The other card is so delicate and calming!! Love those MFT images. I haven't placed an MFT order for some time...maybe I should today?! Then I can blame you. Bwaaahaaahaaa!! Love ya!!

Anonymous said...

Both cards are beautiful!! Nice job! :) Yummmm, cupcakes!! LOL