3 posts categorized "Coffee"


Fri 03

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Super Sponsor
By Jeanne Jachna

There's nothing like a cuppa for a quick pick me up in the morning or the middle of the day!  There's something comforting about a steaming mug to warm you inside and help you collect your thoughts and take on the rest of the day.
Coffee lovers and crafters UNITE!  The Spring Coffee Lover's Blog Hop begins today and Poppystamps is a SUPER Sponsor!  That means we're offering a prize for the event.   You can find lots of coffee theme'd projects and  link up your own designs so you'll be entered to win! 
I'm playing along with this colorful creation!   I started with a Zig Zag border background in yellow, lime and teal.   The die cuts three strips at a time so this went pretty quick.  I adhered the cuts on their reverse side with tape to form a panel.  I trimmed the panel to fit the cover of my card and adhered it to the base.  You can also adhere the strips directly to your base if you like.  
I've used this Morning Cup die for several Coffee Lover Events.  I love that I can change the look of it by adding different elements.   I added some flowers this time for the Spring event.
I topped the zig zag panel with a Finial Wreath die cut adorned with more florals and leaves from the  Blooming Border die.   The flowers are topped with half pearls for some extra bling.    
I hope you find some time to play along with Amy Tsuruta's Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  There are lots of great prizes up for grabs that you won't want to miss!   

Jeanne Floral Signature copy

Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"




Fri 25

Spring + Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!
by Robin Tharaldson


Friday, May 25 - Friday, June 1  6AM PST

Coffee Full With

You know crafting and coffee go hand in hand, right?  Then you need to check out Amy Tsuruta's Spring + Summer Blog Hop!   It's the perfect way to combine two of your favorite things!  Poppystamps is one of MANY sponsors for the event; that means if you play along you could win a $20 gift certificate to the Poppystamps store!  My "coffee" inspiration is a quick treat box made from coffee themed paper and of course, filled with chocolate covered espresso beans!!

Coffee CU1 With

My box was easily made using WeR Memory Keepers 1 2 3 Punch board along with Poppystamps Pointed Circle Frames and Pinpoint Main Street Tags dies!

Coffee CU2 With

The final box size is 4" x 4" x 4" which is quite BIG and I just HAD to purchase more espresso beans to fill it completely!!!  A simple wrap of twine to close my box, plus the addition of a tag and my treat box was finished! Here is a video to sho you how make your own treat box!


I encourage you play along with the Spring + Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop, you don't need to make a card but it's a great place to get ideas for projects of your own.  Your FIRST chance to win is to go to the Coffee Lovers Blog, they have a prize up for grabs and there are dozens of sponsors giving away great prizes also! All the details are HERE!

For a SECOND chance to win,  Poppystamps has a prize for you!  If you would like a chance to win a $20 gift card to Poppystamps, just leave a comment on this post!   You have until  midnight June 2nd to leave a comment.  One random comment will be selected as the winner and will be posted on the Poppystamps blog on June 5, 2018!

For a THIRD chance to win a Poppystamps $20 giift card, head on over to the Poppystamps Instagram page, leave a comment and tag a friend (you can tag as many as you like) - one friend per comment! 

Thanks for stopping by!

Robin Floral Signature copy 2





Fri 08

Coffee Lover's Blog Hop
by Jeanne Jachna


Do you love Coffee?  And you love crafting too?  Then you need to check out Amy Tsuruta's Winter Coffee Lover's Blog Hop!   It's the perfect way to combine two of your favorite things!  Poppystamps is a sponsor for the event - that means that if you play along you could win a $25 gift certificate for the Poppystamps store!  I made a pretty shaker card to share today!
I started by creating a soft pink background with Spun Sugar distress ink.  I splattered it with water, and then again with some watered down Picked Raspberry.  Finally it got a splash of white ink.  I created a shaker using the Merry Christmas Tag.  I filled it with pretty sequins from Birch Press Design.  This sequin collection is called My Valentine.  If you look close you will see little hearts mixed in with the pink and red sequins.
I stamped a pattern on the Morning Cup die using a stamp from the Flourish Blooms Stamp set.  I stamped this in Tumbled Glass distress ink and then added a shadow of ink on the saucer.  Don't you love that dollop of whipped cream on top? 
The holly and pine is just two dies - the Greenery Bundle and Perfect Pine Needles.  I added some pearls to make the berries dimensional.
OK now it's your turn ! I hope you play along with the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop -even if you don't make a card it's a great place to get ideas for cards of your own.    Don't forget they have a prize up for grabs - you can get all the details here.

For a SECOND chance to win... we have a prize for you here today too!  Want a chance to win a $25 gift card to Poppystamps?  Just leave me a comment!   You have until  midnight December 16 to leave a comment.  One random comment will be selected as the winner and will be posted on December 19, 2017.

Jeanne Floral Signature copy