Saturday, 11 April 2015

52CCT - Colours ....

..... Hello!  It's time for our colour challenge at 52 {Christmas} Card ThrowdownLouise's colours are inspired by her love addiction of coffee, so I used that for my somewhat non-traditional Christmas card:

Special Delivery - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Reverse Confetti - Be a Barista, Tinsel 'n' Trim; Winnie & Walter - Scenery: Big Bang Confetti
Inks: Versamark; Stampin' Up! - Baked Brown Sugar
Accessories: Cream Lustre Card; SU Card - Baked Brown Sugar; SU DP - Very Vanilla; Wink of Stella - Gold, Clear; Gold Mirri Card; Glitter; Gold Embossing Powder


I used the sketch at Reverse Confetti - SFYTT#23 to create this layered card.  I cut a panel of light brown card and stamped snowflakes in Versamark, added some sticky stuff and then glitter.  I cut a panel of cream design paper (sadly now discontinued) and attached a trim of gold mirri card.  I stamped the coffee cup on cream paper, heat embossed with gold powder and coloured a gold stripe with my Wink of Stella brush.  Once cut out, I added some sparkle to the pattern in the coffee foam - if you squint and look really, really hard - it's almost a Christmas tree!!!!  I finished the front with a horizontal strip on which I stamped the sentiment.  On the inside I cut a mat layer of brown card and added some decoration and a greeting to the white panel.

Special Delivery inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's GemsSpecial Delivery sq - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Here's a close-up of the coffee cup - it sparkles and if you look closely, you really can see that Christmas tree ☺.  

Special Delivery Detail - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems


For more inspiration using our colours of COFFEE AND CREAM, check the blog to see what the rest of the team have made to share with you.  Have fun!

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9 comments:

Bożena Adamusińska said...

wow, beautiful stylish cup. As Queen crockery - elegant and very expensive! Beautiful card.
hugs,
Bozena

Louise van Vuren said...

Coffee and sparkle! Wow! Love this card, thank you for doing such a fantastic job with 'my' colours this week Deborah
Louise dx

Tanja said...

your beautiful coffee cup is the perfect match for the challenge - such a festive card

April Cheetham said...

Love this card! How adorable is that cute coffee cup?! Xx

fabiola jaques said...

Déborah, c'est très mignon, ta carte est chaleureuse et gourmande, biz

lilybygilly said...

I love this Deborah - it's different, modern and very classy. I think you aced this one! Hugs, Gill xx

Julie said...

Beautiful card. Love the gold on the mug
Julie T

Patricia H. said...

I noticed the sweet little hearts in the coffee foam first, but now that you mention it, yep, there's a tree there! :) Nicely done, Deborah!

~amy~ said...

yes, love this holiday card! Awesome use of the Be A Barista set and teaming it up with gold embossing..gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at SFYTT!!

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