Punny Coffee Loving DIY Card

by | October 19th, 2016 | 2
This post will show you how fun it is to create a punny coffee loving DIY card using the new Pigment: ColorBox® Petal Point® in Winterscape!

Hello Everyone! Jenn Shurkus here sharing with you today how to create a fun, punny coffee loving DIY card. Coffee icons are so trendy right now in cardmaking and it’s no surprise when you see how seriously everyone takes their coffee drinking habits. This post will show you how fun it is to create a few silly cards to send to your most addicted friends using the new Pigment: ColorBox® Petal Point® in Winterscape and Clearsnap® 3 inch wood mounted coffee cup stamp.Punny Coffee Loving DIY Card with Clearsnap® Pigment Inks, Jenn ShurkusPunny Coffee Loving DIY Card Supplies:

When looking to create a card to make your friends laugh, check out pinterest for ideas for a sentiment! Using your alphabet stamps makes the possibilities endless! Heat embossing with ColorBox® Pigment Inks and ColorBox® Embossing Powder is a simple way that packs a lot of punch!

How to Make a Punny Coffee Loving DIY Card with Clearsnap® Pigment Inks, Jenn Shurkus

Check out Jenn's tutorial for Punny Coffee Loving DIY Card featuring Clearsnap® Pigment Inks!

Steps for Making a Coffee DIY Card:

Step 1: Start by choosing a color from the Winterscape Pigment Ink Petal Point inkpad, and stamp the coffee cup. Pour clear embossing powder over it and heat emboss. I did this on watercolor cardstock

Punny Coffee Loving Card with Clearsnap® Pigment Inks. Here's Jenn's handy dandy tutorial!

Step 2: Using watercolor pencils and a waterbrush, color in your coffee cup. I like to brush the waterbrush tip onto the tip of the pencil to pick up the color. Lay down the color heavily and then with a clean brush blend out the color. Fussy cut out the coffee cup.

Step 3: Stamp out your sentiment with alphabet stamps. It’s nice to have an upper and lowercase set.

Craft your own Punny Coffee Loving Card with Clearsnap® Pigment Inks!

Step 4: Cut up the sentiment into what I like to call, “word fetti” do this with scissors, not a paper trimmer. You don’t want it to look precise, more like a ransom note.

Step 5: Choose a pattern paper from your scraps for the background of your card. Adhere to the back of the card.

Step 6: Adhere the coffee cup with foam tape

Step 7: Adhere your sentiment with a tape runner, arranging the words however you would like

Check out this Punny Coffee Loving DIY Card featuring Clearsnap® Pigment Inks! Tutorial by Jenn Shurkus.

You can create a bunch of the same cards, or have fun with picking out different sentiments. These would make a great card set for gifts!

Jenn Shurkus, Guest Blogger

Jenn lives on Cape Cod, with her kitty Mister Harley and her boyfriend Chris. She’s been papercrafting for 15 years, and has played multiple roles in the paper craft industry as an independent store manager, designer and teacher.  Jenn loves to show people new and clever ideas to design their cards and projects. She has a flair for the “artsy-fartsy” without going over the top. She designs her projects in the way to inspire, but not intimidate. Jenn is eager to share her creative passions with others and encourage their artistic growth. She currently teaches in person and online classes as well as hosts Art Retreats. You can read more about her, her handsome kitty Mister Harley and wicked cute boyfriend Chris on her blog {creative chick} as well as follow her creative endeavors on Instagram.

2 Responses to Punny Coffee Loving DIY Card

  1. Your card brings a smile to my face!

  2. Dana Tatar says:

    Awesome card Jenn!

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