Sunday, June 19, 2016

Tropics & Coffee

Howdy Crafters - I created this Summer Tropics Coffee card today. I am using a masking technique with sponging - one of my favorites to do - I learned this last year and still try to create masking backgrounds  - Here is a question: Are you uploading to the Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop? If not, come on over and check it out! It surely is a fun adventure - thanks for dropping in and have a blessed, sunny, tropical week! ~ Gail ~
WINNER!! From Summer Coffee lovers Blog Hop  - thank you!
Two Paper Divas :: $25 Two Paper Divas Store Gift Card – #247 Gail Scott

Recipe
White cardstock for base of card
White cardstock for mat
Scor-Pal - Cutter - Glue - Pop up tape
Varies Inks for sponging/Masking/ and Stamping - Green
Fiskars circle punch to create mask for the Sun 
Chalk on the Tree limbs - Spectrum Noir Markers for some coloring on the coconuts and base of the Palm Tree
I inked the heart up with red ink and fussy cut - then popped it up on the sentiment
All of the stamps are from MFPSS - Stamped with Gina K Black ink and fussy cut - then glued to the card
Memory Box - Coffee on the Go die was used with orange and yellow cardstock to create the coffee cups I placed in the sand
The Palm Tree and Flamingo are from Mark's Finest Paper Stamp Collections
Pop up tape was used behind the coffee cups, Flamingo, and Palm Tree
I found the orange ribbon in my stash with the fun in the sun stamped on it - just right for this card

It would be an honor to share with

Not Just Cards

Amusing Challenge Blessed Ink Tropical 

Simon Says Monday World Traveler - [I live in Michigan and I would have to travel to visit the Tropics] If the DT does not think this fits their challenge - I am good - thank you.



Bugaboo Catch the Bug - Bingo  Ribbon - Animal, Players Choice - Masking/Stamping


Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop






Scribbles Designs - Sip or Savor

Really Reasonable Ribbon Summer Colors with Ribbon, Lace or Twine - got me some ribbon on this one! 

34 comments:

  1. That's one great summer scene - wish I was there!

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  2. Awesome! Fantastic sponged background and fun scene! Another great card!

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  3. So sweet....just love your wonderful beach scene.

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  4. Hard to choose between tropics and coffee...love the sentiment and scenery you created.

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  5. Wonderful card...and great beach scene.

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  6. I wish I was at the beach drinking an iced coffee right now..lol Totally cute card! Love the fun scene!
    Have a blessed day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting with Creative M

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  7. Such a great tropical scene you created! :)

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  8. reminds me of the beach and summer, I love it.

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  9. This is really great!! Looks like summer
    Thank you for your inspiration!!. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART
    DL.ART DESIGN TEAM MEMBER
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com
    http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  10. Hi Gail! Thanks for your kind words on my blog! I love your happy and sunny card, your scene makes me happy! TFS

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  11. Such a fun scene. Love the little cups you added.

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  12. Dreamy beach to enjoy an iced coffee

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  13. I'm loving the tropical trend and it paired with coffee = LOVE! Beautiful sponging technique and stunning colours. Hugs Bev (Uniko) x

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  14. What a fun tropical scene, Gail, wishing I were there today! Happy hopping and Enjoy your summer!

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  15. A colorful, tropical summer coffee cup.

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  16. Yay for tropical themed coffee cards!

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  17. What a great card! perfect for summer!

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  18. Your card is tropical and fun!

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  19. A real Summer card.I can feel the sun.
    have a great day!

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  20. I think the sponging is so pretty. Love all your colors.

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  21. Sweet and so summer! Thank you for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Marzena

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  22. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with the 'Sip & Savour' challenge over at Scribbles Designs. Good luck and I hope you can join us for our next challenge. Crafty Hugs Diane Louise (DT member) xx

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It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~