Thursday, June 25, 2009

Day 4 with Michele Kovack

WOW!! Today Michele has tons of projects to share with you using our Coffee Set. The variety of projects that our design team has designed using this stamp set is amazing! Today Michele will continue to wow you with this over the top Coffee Ensemble!!

For today's post I used the Just a Little Caffeine Borders and Centers to create a sampling of cards and such. It is such a fun set! I bought this coffee cup awhile ago to alter and decided to use the sentiment, Is There Really Life Before Coffee? For me my morning truly doesn't get started until I have my cup o' joe! I stamped the inside sentiment in Brown Momento Ink, cut it out using my Spellbinders, then airbrushed it for a bit of color.

I stamped the border in red and cut that out also using the Spellbinders. For the final layer, I cut the star using those Spellbinders......again! I distressed all 3 pieces with Tim Holtz Antique Linen. The paper that comes with the cup was used as a template for my paper. I cut it to the same size. I created a border in the center and adhered my circles/star. I added some glittery swirls under the star. For a couple of my cards I decided to use real coffee beans. I created a shaker card using the beans. I stamped the coffee border then used my Nesties to cut it out. Cut another circle the same size. One has the sentiment the other will be used for the backing. The one with the sentiment I took a smaller scalloped circle and cut out the inside. I replaced it with a piece of acetate. Glue the acetate to the back of the bordered sentiment. On the other circle that was cut, place foam squares around the circle's perimeter. Place several coffee beans in center. Adhere the circle with the acetate window to the top. Now ya have a shaker coffee bean card!

On the small scalloped card I used 3 beans for the center.

The card was cut using my largest scalloped Nestibility. The edges were inked and a pink bow was added to the top.

The coffee cup card was paper pieced and layered over several Nestiblilities dies. I distressed the edges, added some lace and buttons. The paper is Wild Asparagus. (Another "vintage" paper) I used liquid applique for the steam.
For my last card I used Basic Grey paper. The image was stamped and colored with Copics. I used Crystal effects on top of the coffee beans. The image was cut using my Spellbinder's Nestibilities and distressed with ink. I added a ribbon a few buttons to finish it off.

Keep us in mind....."When it needs to be JustRite".


Jackie said...

I love love love these!!!!!!!!!!!11
They are too cute, I am such a coffee fanatic!!!! I would feel
so lucky to a receipient of these coffee creations.
Thanks so much for sharing!!!
I bought the set last week, now I have some ideas,
Jackie Cole, Texas

lisa808 said...

Wow, great coffee projects.

Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

All of your projects this week are just darling! You are UBER creative lady!!

Lynn Stevens said...

These are adorable, I can't imagine a morning without my coffee

patty w said...

Great projects and what a great stamp set! I'm a huge coffee addict !