Monday, 2 March 2015

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop


I'm playing along with The Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  I shouldn't be here - I don't like coffee, in fact I hate it.  But fortunately for me and other coffee haters (I can't be the only one, can I?) the hop is open to tea drinkers as well.


I have very few coffee-related stamps, which isn't surprising, but I don't have many tea-related stamps either, which is surprising.  This stamp is from an old Kanban set.  I inked it up with Distress Inks and spritzed it, then stamped it off the edge of the card.  I sloshed some watered-down ink for a base, and added some splatters (yay!) and a sentiment.

I'm also entering it into Less is More - This Makes Me Happy.  Sloshing and splattering on cards makes me very happy.  Drinking tea makes me happy (nothing like a good cuppa).  Drinking wine makes me very happy - I may have to make another card ;)


And Inkspirational - Sprinkle.  I'm hoping that splattering also counts as sprinkling!


51 comments:

  1. Wow! I love your card! I love how the teacup is only half on the front of the card and your watercoloring techinque turned out beautiful! Gorgeous CAS card!!

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  2. Wow, this is gorgeous! Fabulous CAS design and beautiful watercolour technique!

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  3. Shirley this is absolutely stunning! This would make anyone better!

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  4. This is so pretty! Love the teacup!

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  5. Gorgeous card, Shirley! I love the effect of your inking and spritzing and the splatters are perfect!

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  6. Shirley...this is just beautiful!!! Looks so real, incredible card.

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  7. Gorgeous card! LOVE it much!:)

    http://www.preciousremembranceshop.com/blog/2015/02/27/10336/

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  8. Lovely - that partial stamping and the colorful shadow!

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  9. Well, this is perfect! I love that tea cup!
    Thanks for joining in the fun♡

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  10. Your card is gorgeous! I love the variation of ink colors!

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  11. So pretty, love the cup.

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  13. Beautiful OLC! Love the colors ♥

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  14. Wow this is stunning love the design.

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  15. I really like how you have grounded the cup with the water colour paint and the sweet pattern of the cup (also love the China cup)'thanks for joining Ink

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  16. Wow, this card is stunning! I love your watercoloring!

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  17. A gorgeous CAS card and love how you've photographed it with the china cup and saucer.
    FABULOUS. Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  18. Fabulous CAS, awesome watercoloring.

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  19. I'm with you Shirley, TEA is for me...My DH can't stand the smell of coffee:/
    Your tea cup is divine!!

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  20. Beautiful! Love the watercoloring!

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  21. Beautiful, Shirley, love how you cased the cup to make this card! Happy Wednesday and happy hopping!

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  22. Shirley, this is beautiful. If I tried sloshing, my cards would look like I was sloshed while making it! Such beautiful colors, and love that the tea cup is hanging off the edge. I could look at this all day. LOVE this card. Bev

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  23. This looks simply fab!
    I love a little sploshing of paint too!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  24. Love how that tea cup goes off the edge, Shirley ... the soft stamping is gorgeous and those splatters ... perfect as ever! Anita :)

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  25. ...already commented for the CLSBH and now browsing the Less is More Challenge. Your card popped out at me immediately! I still love it :)

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  26. What beautiful inking and sloshing Shirley! Fab happy card
    Thank you for joining us at Less is More
    Anne
    LIM

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  27. Fabulous LIM card Shirley...I'll join you drinking tea, I detest coffee with a vengeance! Carol x

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  28. "simply" wonderful…..I love this card in it's simplicity!

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  29. Just gorgeous! Love the colors you used! :)

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  30. what a beautiful card! I love tea AND coffee. just depends on my mood and the weather!

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  31. WOW, super stunning and wonderful! I love your inspiration.

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  32. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsbyDragonfly {blogspot

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  33. Beautiful way you stamped the cup, love this CAS card!

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  34. Love this card, especially the sploshing of w/c!

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  35. Oh this came out beautiful! So lovely, even if you hate coffee... ;)

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  36. Turned out fab! You're forgiven for hating coffee. : )

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  37. such a pretty CAS card!

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  38. Shirley- this is so beautiful ! Stunning!

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  39. Wow... this is a beautiful card! I like your use of color with the cup. Great skill and great use of "sprinkles!" Your design here is very clean and unique. Thanks for playing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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