Monday, March 8, 2010

2 Sketches 4 You Laura's Sketch 47

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I had a relaxed one being treated like a Queen! =) And I am still smiling from all your lovely comments, too. Thank you so much my sweet friends!

On to my card for this week's 2 Sketches 4 You. Here is Laura's Sketch #47:

Here is my card:

This week's sponsor is The Cutting Cafe. I thought that if you rotate Laura's sketch 9o degrees, it looked like a coffee cup with a sleeve. So I printed the brown coffee beans from the Coffee Bean Background Set on kraft cardstock for my background. Then I printed images from the Got Coffee? image set on patterned papers from PTI's Pretty Pastels collection for the "sleeve."

I added a layer of velum over the coffee bean background to tone it down a little.

Hope you can play along with us this week! =)

Thanks for stopping by!

ingredients used:
cardstocks, patterned paper: Papertrey Ink
digital stamps: The Cutting Cafe
brads: Close To My Heart
vellum: The Paper Company
dies: Spellbinders
die cutting machine: Cuttlebug


Unknown said...

Such a great card! And cool idea of adding the vellum to your card!

Sanne said...

Clever way to use those stamps Alice - great card!

Regina Easter said...

this is fabulous...i love the way you covered the background paper....awesome.....stuff...I would love to put in the customer gallery...hugs

Tiffany Ervin said...

What a darling sentiment and love the soft colors on your card!! Hope your Monday is off to a great start!

jjcreations said...

Great card - love all those little cups.

Monika Reeck said...

Hallo those little cups too...ADORABLE Images and cute PP fit the main Images...lovely card y dear...hugs

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is so totally gorgeous Alice!
Wonderful colours!
kim x

Jill said...

Love the muted colors! Such a pretty and cute card!

~amy~ said...

excellent card your use of the vellum....

donna mikasa said...

Yum! Makes me want to drink some coffee! Love the vellum--really does mute the colors!

ivy said...

great set and love the vellum over the coffee beans!

Suzanne C said...

Love the idea of the coffee sleeve. the vellum is a brilliant idea!


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