Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Day Six/Post Two: oh happy day!

Hello!  Today is Day Six (post 2) of the Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!  I’m so thrilled to be a part of this hop and hope you enjoy all the inspiration!
I’ve been so inspired by all of the projects that have linked up to the hop!  I FINALLY inked up with awesome stamp by Tim Holtzβ™‘

Oh Happy Day!

cardstock:  recollections/110/white, stampin’ up night of navy, wausau/re-entry red  stamps:  stampers anonymous/freshly brewed blueprints  ink:  ranger/archival/black, distress ink barn door/pumic stone/tea dye, copic b39/prussian blue, r46/strong red, 0.38 red pen from muji, evalicious wood veneer

I cut strips of cardstock and adhered them for my left side panel.  Love the alternating red & blue, reminds me of one of my boy’s ties.  Speaking of the boy, it’s his last day of high school and it’s definitely bittersweet for him.  I love that guy so much, heart of gold.

The veneer….yes, hoarded ferociously, but gah, I know I gotta use the cute stuff that I buy {wink}. 

I was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches:
..and Colour me:
Yup, that’s the tie that my boy has!

This card came together so quickly!  A combo of my excitement to ink up that awesome coffee stamp and the fabulous inspiring challenges!

Have you been hopping along?  There are so many AWESOME projects that have linked up to the Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

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57 thoughts on “Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Day Six/Post Two: oh happy day!”

  1. Oh wow! Love how you inspired with tie and created a lovely panel in side and i love that coffee mug!
    I am also working now and inspired me so much with all amazing creations by talented ladies, Thanks for this great hop and your hard work behind it!!!!

  2. LOVE the Tim Holtz coffee blueprints designs and I am so tempted to get it after seeing all the amazing cards on the hop!

  3. Oh wooowwww
    every man will love your card Amy
    color is really manly
    and the stamp OH I LOVE IT
    I wish I am winning a lotery
    I will buy all all the coffee stamp you show on your blog hop
    I only have the one from TAWS silly me hehehe πŸ™‚

  4. I just love that blue and red strip strip of paper going up the side of your card. It make everything else really pop. TFS

  5. Oh, your card looks so yummy!!! It made me want to have a coffee with tons of whipped creme! HAHA!

  6. Your card is just too awesome! Love the background you created with the navy and red caddstock and the wood veneer goes perfectly!

  7. Amy your card is wonderful. That cup is perfect. Thanks for sharing.
    I'm going to try and do a little hop comment catch up. My hubby fixed my computer.
    Crafty hugs,

  8. I love this card sooooo much! It's my fave of all the ones you've done on this hop. Your vision inspires me!

  9. Beautiful colors, Amy, love this card! Well, we have reached Thursday a few minutes ago…and I linked up again and we are almost at 400. Whoopee! do you think we can make 500? Have a wonderful Thursday!

  10. Congratulations to your boy. {hugs} to you, mama. <3 Your coloring on this card is great. It looks like a real frappuccino.

  11. Fabulous card! Love how you added the strip down the side – gorgeous colours! This stamp is awesome -another one I've fallen for in this hop!

  12. Oh amy. Congrats to you, and your boy… such a bittersweet, unforgettable day! Love it.
    =] Michele

  13. They grow up so fast…but don't worry, good times are still ahead! Love how you've incorporated his tie into your design. Love that little wood veneer and that stamp! Looks so good on your card. Enjoy your day. Bev

  14. Stamp is awesome and red and blue stripes set it off. Great card. So much coffee inspiration. Love it.

  15. Great card Amy! I love that stamp! So fun! Great colours! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  16. What a classy card! Love that wooden embellie, and the red/blue strip gives this a nice masculine feel. It's so hard, sometimes, to come up with a good man-card.

  17. Tim Holtz makes the most interesting stamps and really like this one. I love all the measurements around it and optional extra's, very clever. Such a perfect card for the sketch and Color Me this week, bit of a winner I think!

  18. Such a super card!! Absolutely love the pattern you created along the side with the strips of paper πŸ™‚ Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Colour Me! challenge this week πŸ™‚ Julia

  19. mmmm…. so delicious looking and I love the DP and the woodchip! Super awesome my friend! Thank you for playing with us at Colour Me!:)

  20. I'm just in love with these Tim Holtz blueprint stamps! This one is super-awesome….and yummy looking! Thanks for playing along with Colour Me!

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