Monday, June 26, 2017

Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop- Matchbooks for Tea

Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Today I am sharing a couple of matchbooks I made to hold tea packets.
These are pretty simple to create and really make a cute extra to send along with your greeting card, or for a fun tea exchange swap!
I attached the tea packet inside the matchbook with a little zot to hold in place.
Grab your cuppa of choice and enjoy the hop! There's so much creativity to see!

Happy Creating! Tee

You're Tea-riffic Matchbooks

Pattern Paper
Fiskars Latte Love Stamps
Black Archival Ink
Light Brown & Silver Watercolor Pencil
Washi Tape
Bling Trim
Tea Packets

Note: Inspiration from You Tube 

Also entering the challenge @
Simon Says Stamp Wedneday Blog Challenge-Use Pattern Paper

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop- Coffee Talk Handcrafted 7 x 9 Album

I am sharing an Album I made with heavy Card Stock and the pretty Coffee Talk Pattern Paper Collection. I worked on this for hours, I really don't know how many hours I've put in it to be exact, but it took awhile!
 I finally finished it last night-I think...

 I have always wanted to make one of these albums and decided to give it a go after purchasing the Coffee Talk Paper Collection. 
The Summer Coffee lovers Bloghop was my inspiration to start this project.
After finishing the cover. I then encountered the hidden hinge book binding system. 
I did struggle with that one! I finally got the concept though..whew.
I did enjoyed the process. I hope to inspire you with my "Coffee Talk" album. Thank You for looking and Happy Creating! Tee

Handcrafted Coffee Talk 7 x 9 Album

Album Made with Both 110 b Kraft Card Stock & 65 lb Black Card Stock

3" Spine

Cute Charms with Coffee/Tea Pot and Cups

  Hidden Hinge Binding-6 Pages

Clasp Closure W/ Seam Binding Ribbon

Photo Mats Are Made with Kraft & Black Card Stock and Covered with Coffee Talk Pattern Paper  Made w/Tabs to Fit Inside the 6 Pockets

Coffee Talk Album

Hidden Pockets with Mats for Photos & Journaling

Coffee Talk Pages For Photos & Journaling

Hidden Foldout Page

Close Up of Foldout Page-Magnet Closure is Underneath

Hidden Foldout Page Open- Has Magnet Closure

Hidden Pocket on Left- Triple Foldout Page With Magnet Closure (Right Side)

Triple Fold Out Page

Triple Fold Out Page Open
Another Hidden Pocket
Last Page with Tags
Back Cover
Inside one pocket holds a Small Book w/ a little Coffee Cup Charm

Note: I  was inspired to create this type of album by the Coffee Talk
You Tube Video- Designs by Shellie  
I did not purchase a ready made album book or flip out pages that you can also buy. These were made by hand by me..

Also linking up @ Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog- Theme is Use Pattern Paper

Friday, June 23, 2017

Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop- Coffee Talk Envelope Photo Book

Altered Envelopes Book-Front Cover

Today for the Summer Coffee Lovers Hop I'm sharing a Coffee Envelope Book I made using the Coffee Talk paper collection. I found the inspiration for the envelope (photo) book at You Tube. 
For this project I used 5 white 5 x 7 envelopes and 1 card. 
I Hope to inspire you to try one! Below are the inside pages/envelopes.

For photos and journaling

Side Pocket with blue trim

Extra Journaling

Coffee Cup Cut to hold extra Journaling spots

Hidden Pockets 

Back Cover

Removable - Front Cover Card-Slips Into Spine Of Book

Added Flap

I had fun with this and love the coffee talk paper collection! Happy creating this week for the Coffee Lovers Summer Blog Hop! Grab a cup of your choice and join in the fun!

Supplies Used:

5 5 x 7 Envelopes
1 5 x 7 Card
Coffee Talk Pattern Paper Collection
110 lb Kraft Card Stock
Sequin roping
Trim, Lace and Twine
Paper Flowers
Score Tape
Vintage Buttons
Tacky Glue

Friday, June 16, 2017

Cherish Tag

Sharing a tag I made with my new Starburst Sprays. I sprayed my tag literally with 4 different colors from the pack, which created a pretty shimmer. Then brushed over the sprays with white acrylic paint to lighten it up for stamping. The white paint over the spray created a rough texture like light sandpaper.

See how the blue starburst spray lights up?
Stamping the meadow flowers on with white ink and then stamping over with black ink. I then added a couple of polka dot washi strips and flicked some white acrylic paint on the tag. I had found a clear plastic flower sticker in my stash which I fussy cut out inked in purple and added miniature beads and framed. Finishing with big chat stickers and vintage button.

#8 Manila Tag
Washi Tape
Starburst Sprays ( Victorian Bouquet)
White Acrylic Paint
Inkadinkadoo Meadow Flowers Stamp
Cherish Stamp
Jet Black Ink
Colorbox White Ink
Purple Ink
Clear Plastic Flower
Tiny Beads
Big Chat Words
Blue Bling
Vintage Button

Entering Challenges @

Simon Says Stamp Blog- Mondays Challenge Touchy Feely

Mixed Media World Challenge #26-Anything Mixed Media Goes

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Live Your Dreams - Fly Free

Mixed Media Tag

 Sharing a tag I made with my new (Victorian Boutique) Starburst Sprays.
You can't really see it but they have added a really pretty shimmer to the tag. 
 Thanks for stopping by and happy creating.

# 8 Manila Tag
White Acrylic Paint
Starburst Sprays - Victorian Bouquet
Red Brick Distress Paint
White Gel Pen
T.H. Stamps
Jet Black Archival Ink
Washi Tape
Big Chat Stickers
Chipboard Butterfly
Vintage Button

Entering in the fun challenges @ the following:

Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge Blog-Anything Mixed Media Goes

Simon Says Stamp Monday Blog Challenge- Touchy Feely!

Mixed Media World #26 Anything Goes Mixed Media