Thursday, 10 December 2015

Coffee and Tea!

Evening All,

I've been out enjoying myself over the past few days so I apologize for only just catching up with visiting .

The background for this card was some white card.  I coloured it with a used and still damp teabag.  I think lots of us did this before distress inks.

I stamped some splatters from a Visible Images set.  The sentiment and coffee cup are from Stamping Up.  I used Dovecraft snippets for the coffee cup, coloured the top with a promarker and added a recycled coffee stirer.

The piece of hessian and string are also snippets.  So I'm off to the Snippets Playground with my second entry.

Happy Crafting to you all..






28 comments:

  1. Oh Baaaa-b!! Love your card. Yes I remember using the trusty t-bag, but it was always tricky for me as I use leaves and not bags!! Typical!!
    See you at practice tomorrow!!
    Hugs
    xx

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  2. What a lovely background design Barb and love the coffee cup and use of burlap.

    Hugs Diane

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  3. This is a wonderful card Barb, love your teastain background! Carol x

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  4. brilliant make Barb - love the burlap and the cup is fabulous too! Hugs rachel x

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  5. Such a funny sentiment! I love to see coffee cards! I like how you tea-stained the card!

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  6. Fun coffee lover's card Barb! I love those splatters in the background! I'm a great coffee spiller all the time :)

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  7. Lovely card Barb. Happy Weekend. Judy x

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  8. The background is super, could never have guess you used a teabag. Fun sentiment! Lovely card Barb. Have a nice weekend!
    Hugs Lisa

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  9. Your background and its colour is fantastic Barb, looks like latte to me, great with the take away coffee cup lovely design

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  10. Hi Barb! I hear screams of the 'rehearsals laughter' from the Playground right now - and the faint bleating of a sheep being chased by Sam's dog! Thank goodness I'm safely tucked up on the bed here out of harm's way - although Parsnip was raring to go and scampered out to play well over half an hour ago.

    LOVE this card - sums up a messy (in a nice way) cup of coffee perfectly.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  11. The sentiment really made me chuckle! I love this - a fantastic combination! Chrisx

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  12. I know that feeling Barb. A super card.
    Hugs Erika. X

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  13. A great card, love the background and sentiment.
    Lorraine

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  14. A fabulous card for coffee addict, the sentiment is perfect. I love the tea stained background and the super coffee cup complete with stirrer.
    Jean x

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  15. Brilliant card Barb, super background, Kate x

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  16. Love the neutral color scheme & wonderful quote!

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  17. oh golly this is a cute card. I have so much to learn.. especially the tea bag technique. l

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  18. What a lovely card Barb and the organic feel with the teabag staining and the hessian and twine works really well. I love the VI splatters too. I've been looking back over your wonderful creations and I have to mention your RD card with the glitter covered napkin which is a fantastic idea. I'm sorry I haven't been to visit sooner but have been so busy for the last week or two but things have quietened down a but now. x

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  19. Beautiful background Barb! I love that you used a teabag and the stir stick is the cherry on top!

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  20. Brilliant card Barb...What a great card....I can smell the coffee from here....great background and addes coffee stick....Joolsx

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  21. I've done tea dye with fabric, but never tried with c/s...and what a lovely patina you achieved. Love the mottled vintage look with that texture of the burlap...and a great look for this cup of java. Cute sentiment to go along with the coffee cup too. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, TFS & Hugs too.

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  22. Excellent idea for using the tea bag for the background. Love how you have incorporated the used stirrer into the cup too. Hugs Mrs A.

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  23. just love this one Barb..and adding the coffee stirrer is a nice touch! x

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  24. Oh wow... Fantastic card, Barb. LOVE it all. x

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  25. I echo everyone else's wondering comments. This card is brilliant and I love that you did the colouring with a "still damp" teabag!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  26. Fab card Barb, I could think of so many coffee loving friends I could make this for! Great idea for using a teabag for the background, I've not heard of this before!
    Janice X

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