Collaboration Blog Hop ~ Cup of Happiness

Coffee Loving Cardmakers & Fun Stampers Journey

Hello hello hello everyone… Welcome… Today is the day for the Coffee Loving Cardmakers and Fun Stampers Journey Collaboration Blog Hop!

I am super excited to be part of this fun collaboration blog hop with them. Today I have 2 cards to share with you all!

On my first clean-and-simple card, I used the Coffee First Die Set and cut some of the pretty papers from Amy Tan Sketchook – American Crafts 6×6 Paper Pad. I added the cup on the card with 3D foam tape. I also use some other papers from the same paper pad on the background.

I stamped the sentiment from Coffee Helps Stamp Set using VersaFine Clair Acorn Ink Pad, and then I fussy cut it around the word. I added on the card with 3D foam tape, too.

I embellished the cup with the Journey Thread Whip Cream and I added some of the Fashion Silver.

On the second card, I created the background using Sakura Koi watercolor travel set. I simply painted the green and brown stripes on a piece of watercolor paper using flat brush and dried it with craft heater.

I stamped the cup from Coffee Helps Stamp Set using VersaFine Clair Acorn Ink Pad, and I cut the cut using the matching cup die from Coffee Helps Die Set. Then, I colored the cup with Sakura Koi watercolor travel set. I added it on the card with dries-clear adhesive glue.

For the sentiment, I stamped one of the sentiments from Coffee Helps Stamp Set using VersaFine Clair Acorn Ink Pad. I fussy cut the sentiment word. I added the sentiment on the card with 3D foam tape.

I embellished this card with one of the Hello Word Bubbles. They are wooden word embellishment, so fun to use on projects. I added it on the card with dries-clear adhesive glue.

I hope you all enjoy these cards… And I would like to thank Fun Stampers Journey for this amazing collaboration blog hop with Coffee Loving Cardmakers!

*** Blog Hop and Giveaway ***

Your next stop is my teammate, Lisa Bzibziak. And… make sure to comment on each post along the way. The hop will close at 11:55 pm PST on Friday, July 27. Good luck and have fun!

Here is the full list of the blog hop participants just in case you got lost in the middle of hopping:

Fun Stampers Journey Blog

Tania Willis

Patricia Roebuck

Michelle Woerner

Mariana Grigsby

Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog

Amy Tsuruta

Kerry Urbatch

Helen Gullett — You’re Here!

Lisa Bzibziak — Next Stop!

Robyn Jordan

Lori Turner

Becca Cruger

Dana Gong

Dana Warren

Erin Thiem

Katie Brooks

Kathy Schweinfurth

Laurel Seabrook

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today. Have a wonderful day!


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57 thoughts on “Collaboration Blog Hop ~ Cup of Happiness

  1. I love the pretty and happy colors as well as the design of your first card. And
    I love the stripes you did on the 2nd. Great guy card, that one.

  2. GORGEOUS cards as always! Your cards always make me smile! I especially love the top card with all the really pretty colors and patterns too!!

  3. When it comes to coffee cards, I’m usually a browns and greens kinda girl, but your choice of bright aqua along with the patterned paper opens my mind up to new possibilities!! Love the colors and your paper pattern choices!! Both cards are lovely!!

  4. I love your cards! Beautiful designs! I really love the green & brown watercolor background… such a pretty card!

  5. Two fabulous cards Helen! Love the bright, happy patterns and colors you used on the first one and the wood veneer and watercolored striped background on the second card is gorgeous!

  6. I’d buy a cup as cute as the one you created! And, the color combo on the background makes for a handsome card.

  7. Look at you girl!!! Love your mix of patterns and images!!! The citron and brown is a must with coffee! You are rockin’ these gorgeous coffee inspired cards!