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Best Times

Happy Monday! It’s Amy here with a card that features Best Friends Fur-ever. I was going to keep the design super clean and simple but ended up layering three different colors of cardstock.

I love the interest it gives the card design while still keeping it postal friendly. Those cute images have been colored with the following copics:

R000

YR000 | YR01

BG10 | BG32

E31

C0 | C1

I hope you have an amazing week!

amy

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Thank you

Happy Monday! It’s Amy here with a Thank You card. This combines the images from Life Is Beautiful along with a sentiment from Under The Sea: Narwhal.

I needed to design a thank you card and knew that I wanted to use the plants from the Life is Beautiful set. I kept the same color palette for the plants and changed it up for their containers.

The copics I used are:

YG01 | YG03

V01 | V12

E21 | E53

E42 | E43

YR24 | YR27

W00 | W0 | W1

Sadly, I don’t have much of a green thumb, these are my kind of plants!

I hope you have an amazing week!

amy

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Coffee All Day

Happy Monday! It’s Amy here with a card that I designed using some of Evelin T Designs’ digital designs. Did you know that they’ve added several different designs in their shop? My card for today combines their Coffee, Beth? and Dino-Mite Birthday.

I printed the images on my laser printer on 80 lb paper. I was going to send them through my Scan ‘n Cut but decided to just fussy cut, sometime I find that it is faster. I used various copic markers to color the images. That Beth is so cute, isn’t she?! That’s what I look like when I drink my coffee [wink!].

I couldn’t resist, I had to add that bow on her. I also added a small enamel green heart on her dress. It gives the overall design a smidge of texture.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have an amazing week!

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coffee + you = happiness

Hey, it’s Amy and I’m super excited to share a couple of cards that I made with the Coffee Art set.

These cards are super tiny, 2.75 x 4.25.  I wanted them to be smaller to be able to let the design really take over.

Are you team coffee or tea?  I’m both.  I wanted to use that tea bag image so I just die cut a super old to go cup and embellished it with the stamp.

Did you know that there is such a thing as Coffee Singles packaged like a tea bag?  I picked up some  and will tuck in the card and send one each to each of my kids.

That’s it for me, I hope you have an amazing week!

Stamps used:

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Coffee Art Trio

Hey you!  It’s Amy here with a card trio that came together super quick.  Here’s a peek at the set:
I spotted THIS sketch and decided I should use some of the paper pads that I recently purchased to make a quick card set.  The main images I used are from the Coffee Art set.  What makes things easier for me is to keep the same overall color palette in all of the cards that I am creating.
It goes without saying that using the same card design makes it super easy too!  Less of a thought process.  I cut 4 panels from one paper pad and mixed and matched the patterns.  This sentiment, Wishing You’re Here,  is from the Sneaky Kitties set.  With our state in Stay Home mode until at least May 4th, I’ll be sending this one to my girl.  I miss her and she loves plants and coffee.
This card with the green foliage strip has a sentiment from the same set as the coffee cup, Coffee Art.
In an effort to make my designs postal friendly, there is no foam adhesive.  Oh boy, that’s a challenge for me.  Those ‘enamel dots’ are actually called ‘puffy dots’ and are squishy as opposed to the traditional enamel dots.
This is my final design.  I’m a sucker for gingham.  This sentiment is from the Evergreen Foliage set.
That’s it for me!  Stay Safe!
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Better than People

Hey Happy Monday!  It’s Amy here sharing a card duo that features Reading Buddies and Coffee Loving Critters.  I originally was only planning on doing the A2 sized one but spotted a scrap 4.25 x 4.25 inch coral cardstock base so decided to do a fun version.  First up is the A2 one:

I was super pleased when I could get that rabbit [Coffee Loving Critters] to perch on top of the stack of books [Reading Buddies].

I wanted to keep the overall design very clean + crisp.  The sentiment is perfect for what we are currently facing around the world and to keep the social distancing on topic.

I’m especially happy when I can design a postal friendly design…no bumps!

My second design is really just the same as my first but smaller 4.25×4.25 and a bit cheekier.

I combined sentiments from Reading Buddies and Coffee Loving Critters.

I love how fun this turned out.  It will be going to a coffee loving friend.

Stay well everyone!

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Thank you for being you

Hey Hello! 
It’s Amy here sharing a quick card set that I whipped up especially for today.  It features the beautiful Evergreen Foliage set:

I knew I wanted to color up the Evergreen Foliage set and decided to show a super simple design with minimal coloring.

I love coloring but sometimes you just want to design a quick card.  The fastest way for me to do multiple designs is to keep the overall look the same but change the color.  Since the design is so clean + crisp, I decided to add a dry embossed background.

I was going to change out the Foliage image but decided since the one was already set up in my Mini MISTI I kept all the stamps the same.

It was super stress free putting this set together.  These are some of my holiday thank you’s.  I’m super tardy sending them out but I love the design 🙂

I hope you have an amazing week!

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Birthday Brew

Hello and Happy Monday!  I might be waking up to a winter wonderland this morning!  I thought I should design a project that will keep things cozy.  I’m featuring the Coffee Art set:

I went with a pink + green color palette.  Who can resist a shaker card?

A super fun way to celebrate a special person’s birthday.  I’ll slip in a Starbucks gift card.

Thanks so much for stopping by.  I hope you have a great week!

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Fun in the Snow Trio

Hello and Happy Monday!  It’s Amy here with a winter card trio.  I used the images from the Fun in the Snow set and teamed them up with a sentiment from Warm Winter Wishes.

My intention wasn’t to design three cards but since I had all those cute images from the Fun in the Snow set, I decided to go ahead and use them all up.

They were super quick to put together since they’re 4.25 x 4.25 with minimal copic coloring.  I used the same overall design for each of them.

I used a pool die cut from my stash to create their ice skating rink.  Skating by starlight, sounds fun to me!

The New Years is almost here, can you believe it?  I wish you all joy, love and happiness!

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Warm Winter Wishes

Hello and Happy Monday!  It’s Amy here with a cozy winter card.  Have you seen the sweet Warm Winter Wishes set?
I teamed those sweet critters with some super vintage Basic Grey pattern paper that became my overall color palette.  My favorites are of course, the coffee drinking buddies.

I kept a large portion of my design white so that the dark pattern wouldn’t take over the card.  I love plaid so this pattern is calling my name.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you have a fantastic week!