Coffee Break Fun Fold Card

Hello stamping friend! I’m here today to share another card from my friend’s card swap. This one is a Coffee Break Fun Fold Card – using, of course, my favourite suite of products! 🙂

This card was created by my friend and customer Colleen. I think she likes her coffee almost as much as I do! So I was delighted when this, one of her swap cards, featured the Coffee Break suite of products.

COFFEE BREAK FUN FOLD CARD

Coffee Break Fun Fold Card

How cute is this?! And do you see the oval underneath the sentiment? It’s CORK! Yes – actual cork, hand cut to size! No one can say that Colleen doesn’t go the extra mile on her cards!

DETAILS

Since Colleen used mainly Stampin’ Up! products, I can pretty much figure out how she created this card.

The card base is Pear Pizzazz cardstock, measuring 5 1/2 X 8 1/2. Score at 2 1/8″ and 6 3/8″, and fold on the score lines inwards, to create the 2 front ‘flaps’.  Cut 2 pieces of the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper (cup rings pattern) 1/4″ smaller than each front flap, and attach with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. If you don’t  have the DSP, you can create your own by stamping the coffee rings image with the Timeless Textures stamp set.

Stamp the cup outline and solid lid from the Coffee Cafe stamp set, in Early Espresso ink onto Very Vanilla cardstock; stamp the sentiment in Garden Green ink. Use the Big Shot with the Coffee Cups Framelits to die cut the lid, cup and sentiment. Colleen then hand cut the piece of cork so that it is about 1/4″ bigger than the sentiment die cut. Build your cup by layering the pieces together with Stampin’ Dimensionals, or Mini Glue Dots.

Colleen finished off the coffee cup by tying a bow with a piece of jute twine; you could use our Linen Thread, or a Baker’s Twine if you wanted.

INSIDE VIEW

A card this great has to have an equally awesome inside, right? Well, Colleen didn’t disappoint! She stamped the large sentiment in Early Espresso ink onto a large die cut piece of white cardstock.

Coffee Break Fun Fold Card

MAKE YOUR OWN COFFEE BREAK FUN FOLD CARD!

Now that you know how it’s done – create your own! Order the supplies used (minus the cork!) by clicking on the product images below. To go to my online store front, click on my signature. Either way, you can shop 24/7, as my store is always open 🙂

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I've always liked to create things, but I'm not a great artist, or sculptor, or any type of 'traditional' artist - but I love to stamp and create! I love the satisfaction of a completed project; whether a 3D item, or a card, or scrapbook page - as long as it can create a smile, evoke a feeling, or some type of reaction in the recipient. I hope you will enjoy sharing my creations, and occasional ramblings; I'd enjoy having you stamp and create with me! :) If you're in Canada, you can Join My Team as a SU! demonstrator. If you're in the Great Vancouver area, you're welcome to join my classes - we always have fun!

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