Sunday, January 26, 2014

Drink Coffee ... Do Stupid Things

Yesterday I mentioned a local coffee shop that has signs for which I have the stamps. That post used one of the stamps, and this card uses the second sentiment:

I chose this paper from the Basic Grey Persimmon 6x6 pack since the designs reminded me of how I feel when I've had too much coffee: a little wonky and out-of-focus. The coordinating papers are from the same pack. I didn't have a larger piece of the solid dark-dark blue, so in addition to the mat behind the sentiment, I used a patterned piece for the mat behind the orange layer. I think the pattern is small enough that it works, since I just needed a spot of color.

This was like a 5-minute card, people. A few layers, two die-cuts, bada-bing bada-boom. I love when that happens.

The layout for the card is loosely based on the previous/expired-but-still-a-sketch sketch from Seize The Sketch:

I said loosely ...

Time for more challenges -- I hope it's another productive day. :)

Thanks for stopping by!

Products used: Mystery stamp (nothing on the wood block), Spellbinders Petite Ovals large & small, and the following:


  1. Ha ha! Love this sentiment and you chose the perfect, zingy paper to go with it.
    Thanks for the embossing advice. I didn't even know you could get different colours of embossing powder! Duh!! ;-)
    Caroline xxx

  2. That sentiment is perfect with that paper.

  3. That paper totally conveys the coffee jitters! Awesome! And you gotta love a quick card :)


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