Stamplorations Guest Designer: Let’s have coffee!

Welcome to Day 2 of the November Stamp Release Blog Hop at STAMPlorations! For complete info on the hop, including how you can win stamps, click here.

All the fun starts HERE.

Today, we’re putting the spotlight on VIGNETTE: Eat Drink Be Merry. We’ll be picking one commenter to win this set so leave a comment here and on the rest of the STAMPlorations girls’ posts for a chance to win the set.


















How thrilled am I to be hopping with the Stamploration girls!  Um, yeah, that set is perfect for me, eh?!!!!  Thanks for thinking of me Maria!

Here’s how I was inspired by it:

cardstock:  papertrey ink  stamps:  stamplorations/vingnette:  eat, drink & be merry  ink:  zing white, fresh ink/teal, clear embossing  other:  3m washi, studio calico wood veneery
I’ve been super lovin’ kraft/white & aqua together!

I penciled a grid on the kraft panel.  I’m not really such an exact stamper, I’m really quite lazy but I know when I need to get the ‘ole ruler out and measure stuff.

Heat embossing…love it, do you?  I’ve been doing a whole lot of heat embossing lately.  For those that know me, know that I’m an early riser and if I’m heat embossing when the household is sleeping, I time it when the heater comes on ๐Ÿ™‚
The wood veneer piece is Studio Calico.  I stamped the sentiment in Fresh Ink Teal and then clear heat embossed it.  The aqua panels?  3M washi!

Don’t forget to hit all of the stops for a tremendous amount of inspiration and a chance to win!

*** The stops in the hop*** 
Debra | Deepti | Kylie | Maria | Monika | Nonni | Shery | Shirley |Vicki
Special Guest Designer: Amy Tsuruta

54 thoughts on “Stamplorations Guest Designer: Let’s have coffee!”

  1. Congrats, Amy! I love your card. How perfect a stamp set for a coffee lover like you. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Love the teal!!!

  2. To funny! i saw this set and thought of you and LOOK AT THAT, here you are GDing!! Welcome and another fab card

  3. Morning – have you had your cup yet?!?!? Great having you and you are gonna laugh when you see the card I was making when I got the idea to contact you (for the Stamp It PCS submission). That cup. And kraft. But I went with light blue and a different sentiment. Great minds think alike, eh? tee hee I'll let you know when I post it.

  4. You and your coffee Amy!! haha! This is just adorable! Love the little embossed coffee cups!

  5. You sure did some awesome magic with this set! Every little detail is just perfect and lovely color combo!Yummy drinks for sure!!

  6. I'm loving that white on craft multi-image effect. You've got such a great eye for design!

  7. Oh, fun, kraft and aqua! I love aqua and I have a ton of kraft … thank you for the inspiration! It's a fabulous card to send to a friend!! Hugs, Darnell

  8. Super fun card, Amy! Love the aqua and kraft combo. Thank you a million times for guest designing with us and making our stamp release blog hop EXTRA special! Hugs!

  9. Congrats! And how fitting is this stamp set :)?! Your card is absolutely gorgeous! And I am also loving this color combo!

  10. Congratulations Amy and what a perfect perfect stamp set for you!! Love your card white on kraft–yum!!

  11. I know you like coffee I was joining also the blog hop at Chaitali blog and this is woooohooo you choose the perfect colors and that much coffe mug looks adorable in white…so geat embossed too Amy…you are rock girl…you made a beautiful coffe card with the new stamp set…love this

  12. This is awesome Amy – and so you! Love it!
    Congrats too on the guest spot! Hugs!

  13. I know so many people who love coffee. this set is perfect!
    LOVE your card- the colours are awesome. Simply stunning

  14. Love the kraft, aqua and white colour combo, Amy! Great to have you as guest designer on the hop ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Love your perfect stamping and heat embossing and the gorgeous colour combo! Cool design ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Congrats on your guest designer gig! I love the colour combo on your sweet card…what a lovely set to add to your collection. *winks*

  17. This card is so awesome, Amy! I love the repeated coffee cups and the Blue and Gray are fab together!!

  18. You are such a considerate crafter! How bad is it that I've never thought of anyone who is sleeping being bothered by my racket. I guess they're all just heavy sleepers : )

    Wonderful job lining all those images up! No room for error there!

  19. This is just lovely! The kraft/white/aqua combo is beautiful. You're so considerate to let them sleep. I heat emboss at 3am and never thought twice about it lol

  20. kraft and aqua, I will see to your "challenge"… I'll have some coffee please.

  21. So happy to have u Guest design for us ๐Ÿ™‚ you rock in coffee cards. This one is just out standing ๐Ÿ™‚ love the white mint and kraft !

  22. Ooh, how fabulous!! Absolutely love your stamped panel here! You lined them up SO perfectly!! And you are so right… this color combo is amazing! I LOVE this!

  23. Very nice! I love the repetition! And then how the sentiment is right smack in the middle of things! The teal helps it to pop also!

  24. Love your colour combination! Very accurate stamping too, the white embossed cups are fab. Have a great day! X

  25. Congratulations on the GD post, so very exciting!! How funny they were using a stamp set that had coffee involved…mmmmm…wonder why they thought of you???…. You and coffee seem to be a match made in heaven, especially where this card is concerned. I love heat embossing and you've embossed those cups so perfectly. And love the colour of the washi down the sides, it looks gorgeous with the white and kraft. Thanks so much for your comments on my first ever blog photo. Your right, it is funny how you can find people that you click with amongst the millions of blogs out there. I've been very lucky to have met yourself and others who have become lovely 'bloggie' friends. Yay for the internet!!!!

  26. I LOVE this colour combo! So fresh and pretty! And yep, was this set ever made for you ๐Ÿ™‚

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