Friday, April 2, 2021

SCRAP'N STAMP POLKA DOT HOP


It's the first Friday of the month!! WOOHOO!!! AND it's a long weekend so I think an extra WOOHOO is warranted. At Scrap'n Stamp that also means it's time for a hop and our theme this month is Polka Dots. I definitely had a lot of fun with this one.
The prize is a $50 Gift Certificate to the Scrap'n Stamp store. All you have to do to be eligible to win is to leave a comment below. For more chances be sure to leave a comment at every stop along the hop. I've left a link to all the stops below for you in case you missed any. 

As usual I didn't have a complete plan when I started this card. I had an idea but they quite often change as I'm creating a card which is half the fun of creating right? I knew I was going to use a stencil so I grabbed what I had and then settled on the Tim Holtz Polka Dot Stencil


This is when I decided I wanted some texture so I grabbed some Texture Paste and some Dylusions paint to make it a bright fun color. I used a palette knife to mix the two together then I spread that over the stencil onto some white card stock.



I grabbed the Coffee Understands stamp set from Picket Fence and stamped out the mug 3x. I love to collect mugs - all different colors and patterns and sizes - love them all - the bigger the better though because there's nothing better than a big cuppa when you really need one.

 Anyways, back to the card - I cut the mug out with the coordinating die then grabbed my Prismacolor pencils to color each one in a different color and added them to the polka dot panel when it had dried. Before adding them I did tear one edge of the panel and distress the edges a bit. I used the little mug to stamp all over the card base but decided that was a little too busy so I added the strip of brown paper (it was in my scrap pile so I can't say which company it's from for sure) I distressed the edges a bit then added it to the card base. 


It was at this point I remembered I needed a sentiment. I love the look of sentiments done on the side and that was about the only option I had so I grabbed one from MFT's Coffee Break set and embossed it in white and added the panel. 

I had a lot of fun making this card and I hope you enjoyed seeing it. The next stop on the hop is Jessica but before you go, please leave me a comment for a chance to win that $50 Gift Certificate. 
Good luck!!


 Tara - SNS

Kia

Nancy

Chala

Lindsey

Deborah

Susan - you're here

Jessica Next


Happy Stampin'

and thanks so much for visiting!

Stay safe everyone!!


Susan



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20 comments:

  1. Fabulicious Susan - I was looking at that stencil today - love seeing it used.

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  2. I love the colours you used, Susan! Great card!

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  3. I love these coffee cups! What a great polka dot background!

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  4. I love the textured polka dot background, and I'm totally with you on 'bigger is better' when it comes to coffee cups! ;)

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  5. I really like how you colored the various mugs. The lines are great!

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  6. I love the fun, rich colours of this card! Your cup colouring is terrific. Great polka dot background, too!

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  7. Your use of the dot stencil really adds a great pop to the background -- great card even though I am not a coffee drinker!

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  8. The card looks so inviting
    with the coffee cups and
    the fun background!
    Carla from Utah

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  9. Love how you created the texture of your polka dots! Beautiful card!!

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  10. Marisela Delgado said: Such a wonderful card! So pretty! mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

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  11. Love the coffee cups and the polka dot background! Awesome card!

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  12. Great card! Love the background and of course the coffee!

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  13. Lots of great layers and textures on your card!

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  14. Your chose of turquoise paint for your polka dots is the perfect pop of colour. I also like how you used the brown strip on the left for your sentiment. Great card!

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  15. I love coffee, and your card! I really admire the way you put it together, from the background stamping, to the colors, to the sentiment placing. Thank you for sharing!

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  16. I always love a good coffee themed card!

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  17. The palette you've chosen makes me feel all warm and cozy! Crushing over your trio of coffee cups and smitten with the polka-dot background! Such a heart-warming card! Happy Easter!
    ~carol

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  18. Fabulous coffee card with awesome bright texture!

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  19. A picker upper polka dotted sweet card! I think the texture was a great idea. Coffee themed cards seem to be the rage and this is very nice!

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