1.01.2014

Hi! What's Perking!

 Good Morning ~ what's perking!
I'm lucky to have some free crafty moments this winter break ~
as well as lots and lots of my favorite ... coffee!


As part of my goals for this year, 
I am continuing to ink up my treasured stamps.
And you might know from visiting me previously 
how much I adore TAWS stamps!!!

I inked up my Breakfast Club stamp set that has been patiently
waiting for me to ink up due to a hectic past month(s).
It's always fun to play along with the TAWS challenges 
and I try not to miss them if I can help it - they are very inspiring.
As a HUGE coffee fan, this set was a must have for me
and as soon as I saw the challenge photo, an idea arose.
Rather than go with a Christmas theme, I used the photo to
inspire more of a welcome to January card!
 I pulled from the 4 colors of the stockings and used that
as  my paper choice.  I paper-pieced the coffee cup and added
scattering of pearls, as well as using a blue card base like the mantel.

Here is my card:


And the inside of my card:


You can see the inspiration photo here:


I used the wonderful sketch from cardabilities to build my card base.
Here is their sketch ~  
I'll enter this into their challenge #90. 

 


 I was recently inspired by several of my friends on SCS to join 
a 100 cards in 100 days challenge.  This is actually my 2nd card of the year.  I won't be doing a card a day or daily blog but will aspire to complete a collection of needed cards to use through-out the year
and that's a great source of inspiration!
Nothing on this card used today was a new purchase ~ just new to use! 





http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/splitcoast-challenges-f40/2014-100-100-first-round-t581992.html
100 cards

 
I'll enter this card into one of my favorite stops~
Word Art Wednesday challenge.
Thanks for stopping by today!

Big hugs, Bigger Blessings!
~Kelly

 Card:  Cardstock:  Bashful Blue from Stampin' Up:  Dsp = MME
Stamp = TAWS "Breakfast Club"
Prismacolor markers, Cuttlebug, nesties, scissorbees, momento ink,
kaiser pearls, glitter cardstock, tombo, 3D dots

18 comments:

  1. Kelly this is so fun and a great take on the sketch. Love the mix of design papers.
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    Wishing you all the best that 2014 has to offer.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  2. Super cute Kelly! Great design papers and coffee is a favorite of mine too! Happy New Year to you and your family! :)

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  3. Great card! I love the colors and the coffee image is great indeed. It really inspires me to make some more cards (and to make another coffee.. ;) ) Thanks for sharing and have a beautiful day!

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  4. Kelly, this is such a bright and cheery card. Love the mix of colors and papers. You rocked the sketch and did a fabulous job on the design.

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  5. Kelly, this card is GORGEOUS! love love LOVE the coffee theme... and the way you added the image inside is awesome!

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  6. What a cute and cheerful card.

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  7. This is so beautiful!! I love the colors and design!! The inside is fabulous, too!! Happy, happy new year!! I hope 2014 brings you all you wish for!!

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  8. Fun and colorful and just plain wonderful!!! LOVE IT!!
    Lynn

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  9. I really like all the colors and bright patterns. Super fun card. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. Such a cheerful and bright card! Love the wonderful papers you used!

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  11. What a fun card and the sentiment is perfect for the start of a new year! Great use of the colors!!

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  12. Great card Kelly - I looked at that inspiration photo and went blank!! You have made an amazing card using it as an inspiration.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  13. Love the coffee card! Great colors - bright, cheery, and fun!

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  14. What a super sweet card, Kelly. I love the coffee cup image, and I thank you so much for sharing with us, and please join us again soon.
    God bless,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  15. Super cute card! Love all the fun colors you used, perfect for the inspiration photo.

    One of my goals is to make 100 cards...will have to check out the group!

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  16. That is the perfect DP for the challenge! What a cute card. I like how the paper piecing turned out.

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  17. Fab card, great image
    Thanks for joining in this week at Inky impressions challenge.
    Hugs katie x

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  18. I'm a coffee lover too and this is just as cute as can be! Wonderful mix of papers.

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