Wednesday, August 12, 2009

SSS #16

Good morning! Well, it's time for another sample from the Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge. This week's sketch was great! I love the long skinny cards. I found myself reaching for my SU Sweet Always paper, which is now retired. I still love that color combo, and my Sweet -n Sassy stamps seem to be calling for those chocolate and strawberry colors. I used my circle punch to actually punch the circles to adhere to the back of the DP, because I wanted larger scallops than what my scalloped edge punch would give me. I used my circle nesties, and scalloped circle nesties for the image. I LOVE those things, and really need to add some new ones to my collection. You know me and my bling. I found these rinestones the other day at the dollar store, and I bought about a dozen packages of them. Funny story... I found them in the scrapbooking aisle, and snapped them up, but when I got them home and looked at them, they were packaged as stick on body jewelry. Oops! Someone must have made a mistake, but I'm glad they did, because I don't check the body jewelry section with any regularity,( go figure!) and I'm afraid I would have never found this great bit of bling for cards at such a reasonable price!! ;-) I used a Stampin' Up! convention trick for my ribbon. All I could find that remotely matched was some left over Groovy Guava double stitched ribbon, but it was too light. I grabbed a pumpkin pie marker, and colored the top of the ribbon with that. Voila! Instant pumpkin pie double stitched ribbon. Problem solved.

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today. I hope you've found some inspiration, and I wish you a blessed and glorious day! Happy Stamping!!

Love Ya!


Supply List
Paper: PTI White, Sweet Always DSP, Canson Watercolor Paper, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Black Stazon, Chocolate Chip, Various SU ink pads for watercoloring
Stamps: Sweet -n Sassy Warm Up
Accessories: Rinestones, Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Circle Punch, Scalloped Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch, Aquapainter

13 comments:

kadie said...

Gorgeous! Love the papers and the longer card! Of course I love the little bling on the coffee cup too. :)

specialcraftmom4 said...

I love this card!!!! It makes me want to go to the coffee shop (: I wish I could with 7 children in my house today! Great job.

Catherine said...

So cute! I'm sitting here, sippin' some Starbucks (PTL for my coworker, who very uncharacteristically went on a SB run!) - the perfect time to look at such a yummy coffee card! I might have try my hand at this sketch - I've never made a long and skinny before! (I've never been tall and skinny either - LOL!) Love the bling on your polka dot cup! And great DPs!

Viv said...

Ooo Lorie!! This is gorgeous!
Well done on finding the 'bling'!
Love your 'Pumpkin' ribbon too. You ARE a clever girl!
Viv xx

Sandy said...

Awesome card and it's as warm as all your other cards. Really love this set and you used it perfectly on this sketch!

kathleenh said...

Beautiful card! I love the coloring on your cup o latte!

Lauri said...

What a pretty card...and happy night before your birthday!!!

Mary(OhioMary) said...

Now that is my type of coffee cup! I love the DPs and the colors are just fabulous!

Ceal said...

Lorie, This is Beautiful!!!

Jackie said...

Oh what a beautiful card, very inviting. I love the DPs especially the stripes :o)
Jackie xx

Deedee Anderson said...

I love the warmth that you put into all of your cards, Lorie, and this is another wonderful one! Beautiful colors and coloring. Thanks for sharing the funny story about the bling/body jewelry -- I might just have to check that section the next time I'm in the dollar store -- LOL!

Judy McMullen said...

What a wonderful card, Lorie! Thanks for all the terrific tips!!

Ceal said...

Lorie your card is gorgeous! I love the color combo TFS!

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