Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Coffee Cup Card!

I know I don't have enough time for Blogger to
upload the card photos AND the drumroll please...
ROOM REDO! photos...
so for's the COFFEE CUP CARD...

Isn't it cute?!
I "shopped my stash"
and used some of the CTMH (now retired)
Topstitch papers.
The "just for you" stamp is Stampin' Up
since I didn't have the SU "Kiss" stamp to do the lips on the top of the cup...
I had to improvise...
you can EMBOSS LIPSTICK? ; )
You can!
I grabbed one I don't usually use
('cause I knew if this worked the way I thought it would-it would get relegated to the craft room supplies!)
slapped in on my lower lip
and then "kissed" my paper.
Covered it with clear embossing powder
(I figured it would look like lip gloss)
and hit it with the heat gun
(the heat killed any germs, right?!)
and PRESTO! A lipstick-mark on my lid!

I think i cut my insert for the gift card a little too narrow
but a card will attach to the upper half or 3/4 at least so they are usable.
I decided to tweak Lorri's design
and decorate the back as well...

so I made the "belly band" go around the back along with the ribbon trim
and added the elements for the lid as well.
It just looks a little more finished to me
and I like the feel of the crimped band on both sides.
It was really really nice
to finish dinner last night and pop into my CLEAN ROOM
and CREATE these cards!
I kept putting things away as I worked--
but found myself more than once
having to go back and get them out! lol!
Maybe I need to be a little less efficient
at least while I am working!
Stay tuned later today-I promise the room reveal pics.
It's not gorgeous--it's not perfect
but it's CLEAN for me
and that's all that counts!
For now, I need a real coffee cup refill
to get me going to work!
Until next time, happy stamping and scrapping!

1 comment:

grt924 said...

I would love to know the dimensions/recipe for this card! It's SO cute! Just found your blog and LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it! And Flylady is AWESOME!!!!