So for any of you that know me I love coffee- STARBUCKS to be more specific! Nothing beats a good latte! So when Tim came out with his coffee themed stamps and dies- I was more than excited!! Today I decided to make a card using the dies- I was in the mood to get back to my grungy-vintage-inky style after the last few clean and simple cards I have created. I really love both looks- but INKY is my favorite!
I went through my stash of pre-made backgrounds and found some great textures/patterns to use to cut out the coffee cups.
I found some DCWV woven paper that I used to cut out the lid and the cup sleeve- then I put the sleeve through the crimper to get that corrugate look! Of course all the pieces were inked with distress ink and I used Tim's new thinlit dies from the love collection for the sentiment. The colors just remind me so much of coffee stains and Starbucks! I saw a photo on the wall at my local Starbucks of a burlap bag of coffee beans which gave my the inspiration for the watercolor
mono print background I used made with Tim's layering stencil Burlap.
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