Janette Kausen

Creative Bliss

Janette Kausen

Creative Bliss

Coffee and Mondays go hand in hand, am I right? They do for me, indeed!

I’ve been venturing into colored pencils lately and, as if I need another obsession, I think I’m hooked on these too. I mean, look at the glow on that coffee cup, wowzers!

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For the instructions on this card we are going to start from the bottom up. I began with an A2 card base, and adhered an A2 patterned paper, D2BA Orange Plaid. Next, I trimmed kraft cardstock down 1/4 inch vertically and horizontally. Then, I embossed a D2BA Blissful Bloom several times over the corner area of the card. Then I stamped the D2BA Perfect Blend sentiment in D2BA Midnight Blue Premium Ink and adhered to the base with foam tape.

For the glowing D2BA perfect Blend cup I first stamped the image in D2BA Sunset Yellow Premium Ink for a light guideline. Then I colored the image with Prismacolor Premier Pencils in a white all the way through a dark orange, white to espresso browns, and a few grays for the lid. I cut the cup out along the edges (fussy cutting) and adhered it with low rise Tombow Power Tabs for a bit of dimension, but not too much.

I’ve entered this card into the Coffee Lovers event where you can link up your spring coffee related card. There are so many entries over the week long festivities- likely around 700! The event is so fun to hop through, even if you just click those that grab your attention. So grab your own cup of joe, sit back and take a bit of time to be inspired by crafters and coffee.  You can even search the #spring2017clh on Instagram or Facebook.

And yes, there are prizes. Tons of them. In fact, Dare 2B Artzy is a Super Sponser and has donated a prize as well as provided a 10% off code to shop their own unique collections. Click the D2BA image to head right over.

Thanks to you for popping in and taking the time to read about my latest Creative Bliss!

xoxo, Janette

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