Coffee Lovers Hop Spring/Summer 2020- Graciellie Design

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop May 22

Hi crafties!

Welcome to the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop! I am so happy you’ve stopped by!

Today I am so excited to be joining as a participant of Graciellie Design DT and showcasing her new beautiful coffee themed release Coffee Queen Mini digital stamp bundle, especially created for this event! The team has prepared absolutely amazing creations so there will be lots of inspiration and a prize! You can check out DT amazing creations HERE.

Graciellie Design is one of the sponsors of the hop and will be giving a prize β€’ $25 Gift Card from GD digital shop.Β 

I have created a card for this special even using one of the beautiful coffee themed illustrations from Coffee Queen set.

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Happy Birthday lilies (WPlus9) – coloring with Spectrum Noir markers

Wplus9 lillies

Hello friends!

Few days ago I shared this card on my Instagram page and got few questions regarding the details so I decided to do a quick blog post for it.

I am participating in Kathy Raccosin’s The Daily Marker 30 day coloring challenge (she has a blog and Instagram page) and since I haven’t had a chance to participate in the last year I decided to push myself for this one.

I have gone through my stamps and realized there are quite a few that I haven’t used yet and had for a while so …. yep I pulled them out and stamped away for several hours. I still didn’t get them all stamped but it was a good start.

For today’s card I have used WPlus9 Sympathy Lilies, and created a birthday card. I am in need of birthday cards, and can never have too many.

Wplus9 lillies1

I colored the lillies with Spectrum Noir markers HB1 and 3 (Colouring System), HB2 and 1 (Classique) and LV3 (CS) for the dark areas. I used JG markers for the leaves.

For the background I used precut items from my stash. I often make cards and change my mind about the sentiment, background, etc. but I keep them in a drawer for the future. When I need a quick background or a sentiment I always look there first and usually find several options I could use πŸ™‚

I layered the background die cut over white cardstock then adhered it to purple layering cardstock. I added scalloped frame then adhered the lilies and the sentiment.

To embellish I used purple gems.

I hope you like today’s post and got inspired to join the coloring challenge or at least got inspired to dig up some of your older supplies and start playing with them.

Thank you so much for stopping by today – products I used are listed below.

Lilies – WPlus9 – Sympathy Lilies

Background die is from Hero Arts, however it might be discontinued as I couldn’t find it on their site

Scalloped frame is Fancy Frames Rectangles from Sunny Studio Stamps.

Birthday sentiment – Simon Says Stamp – Massages for everyday

AAA Birthday Challenge – Game # 11 Flowers

AAA #11

Hey friends and welcome back to my blog!

We have a new game at AAA Birthday challenge starting today (first Monday of every month) and the theme for game #11 is Flowers! I have a feeling this challenge will be a big hit with everyone, since I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like flowers on cards!


Before I get to my card, I want to mention our awesome guest designers for this challenge – yes we have two guests this month! Yay!

We have a beautiful card from Dhruvika (many people know her as her blog name Cardogram), you can check her card and post HERE.

And we have Tasha sharing her beauty as well – take a peek at her card and post HERE.

Both of them have created beautiful floral cards and I really hope you check them out and leave them some love πŸ™‚

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AAA Birthday – Game #7 – Include A Number

AAA Birthday #7

Hello lovelies and welcome back to my blog!

It is the first Monday of the month and that means a new challenge at AAA Birthday – Game #7!!! For November we are challenging you to Include a Number into your project/s πŸ™‚


We have a fabulous guest designer joining us this month – Izzy Scrap! Izzy created a super adorable card for this challenge – you can check out her post and card HERE.

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