Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Coffee Lovers #2

...and here's the second card.  This actually happened hours after the first one... I came back to the scrap shack and liked the first one so much that I started this one:

Supplies:
  • Tim's collaborative kraft-core by Core-dinations (the purple paper)
  • Paper from one of Tim's pads... my husband was talking to his cousin who lives in the East Village, so I was thinking "New York"... anyway, I added some Rusty Hinge to this sheet and spritzed it.
  • Coffee mug drawn on Strathmore watercolor paper and painted with Color Bursts and generic brown acrylic.  Gathered Twigs daubed on edges and then this panel was spritzed with water.  I caught when the purple bled too much, but it turned out pretty cool.
  • Vintage ribbon from my stash
  • Quote from my stash, daubed with Gathered Twigs
  • The kraft card base was inked with Gathered Twigs DI through the mini Burlap stencil
A second card for the Summer Coffee Lovers Hop... not what you might call summery... but here's my pitch: if you are working hard and grinding through your week in NYC, this might be as much summer as you see on the daily!  I mean, that *is* bright purple!  

If they don't accept this as a legitimate summer coffee card, that's ok. The payoff was in the creating!

...and I'll link with Simon Says Stencil It on Monday... they accept me :)

11 comments:

  1. This one is even better then the first one with all the layers and distressed look in the background!

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  2. There's something dramatic and Halloween-ish about this design, I find it both elegant and cool!

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  3. Fantastic and love how you colored the cup with the Color Bursts.

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  4. I just love your watercolored mugs...you've inspired me. I hope to give it a go this weekend. This is another beauty!

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  5. I adore it! The cup is fantastic and the colors just punch ya in the face - amazing and quirky fun! Hugs, Autumn

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  6. pretty color and pretty card!

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  7. This is so very cool! Love it!

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  8. Purple oooh my fav color
    and in love with your layout Mimi
    great card
    wish you win the prizes too
    good luck my friend
    hugs
    Monika

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  9. This is so fantastic on so many levels! Your mug-sketching-skills: A+++. The way you paired that mug with the gritty Tim background is genius! It's always a treat to see what comes of of that Mimi-rific mind of yours. Thanks for keeping the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenges awesome with your entries!

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