Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

It's my turn today on the Kat Scrappiness blog.  Pumpkin Spice season is fast approaching and today's card should put you in the mood!  I wanted to use the Layered Coffee Cup Die to create a Pumpkin Spice Latte card and I thought it would look great against a fall colored background.  To make such a background I decided to watercolor with some Distress Inks.  I took 3 colors, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Peeled Paint and I watercolored a background and then splattered it with black paint. 

After it dried I took my Peacock Backdrop Die and cut it out.  
The next step was to cut out a piece of brown paper with the Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Die.  I used the 2 largest sizes in the set and I nested them in each other and ran them through my vagabond.  That left me with a frame that I could put around the watercolor panel to finish it off.

Once I had my background done I moved on to creating the coffee cup for the front of the card. I die cut the Layered Coffee Cup Die
 in dark brown, the koozie in craft and the top in white. I used a white gel pen to add stitching around the coffee cup and koozie to give it a finished look. 
I added a pumpkin die cut from my stash to the front of the koozie. I cut it out in orange paper and  dry embossed it using a polka dot embossing folder to give it some texture. 
I thought that this pumpkin could use a little something extra so I popped a dark brown heart to the front for some extra cuteness. 

Now that the coffee cup was finished, I needed a little something to adorn the top of the coffee cup. I wrapped a piece of twine around the top of the cup and hand punched the word "enjoy" out with a mini tag punch.  I didn't have the word enjoy in a stamp in a font I liked so I computer generated it.
Now I needed a sentiment so I printed out a cute one using the same font as the little "enjoy" tag.  I layered the sentiment onto a piece of orange card stock. 
Inking the edges really allowed it to stand out. 

Last but not least I added Orange Jewels all around the sentiment and the 
coffee cup for some added sparkle!

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All in all I think that this card came out beautiful!
Hope you enjoy!
Have a great day, I already am!
☕️ Lisa  ☕️

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  1. I love your art, Lisa, and I'm really excited to see what you'll do with Paper Sweeties products. So happy you've joined us. I just became your newest blog follower!
    Karen Letchworth