Monday, December 1, 2014

Stories of stamps, paper and... Christmas with a Bow

post 1 of HERE for the new Curtain Call challenge

There's a new challenge over at Stories of stamps, paper and...

Christmas with a Bow!

I joined this team a couple months ago.  Most of the design team members are italian.  It is a monthly challenge with tutorials that are posted through the month.

Here's how I was inspired:

cardstock:  papertrey ink kraft/black, recollections white  paper:  american crafts  stamps:  mft/perk up  ink:  hero hues  other:  studio calico wood veneer snowflake, waffle flower mailable 3D bow, mft jelly bean flet

(yes, there is glitter everywhere in our home)

This card is 4.25 x 4.25.

I wanted to make my own coffee cup so all the paper components are by me.  I even did some scoring on the lid.

I used the MFT Perk Up set for the stamping.

The bow?  Isn't it adorable?!  I used MFT Jelly Bean felt with the Waffle Flower Mailable 3D Bow.

I can't wait to see how you're inspired!

Pop over to

for more inspiration from the international design team!

Have you joined the Holiday Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Events page on Facebook?  We're doing sponsorship reveals all week!  You don't want to miss out on the fun, let me know if you'd like an invite!


  1. Love that sweet little bow tie!

  2. This is SO stinkin' cute, Amy! What a fabulous design and seriously awesome colors. I LOVE the coffee cup you made. That is genius, Girl! And love the polka dots mixed with the kraft and white. And the felt bow is just divine. I am smitten!

  3. Ohhhhhhhhhhhh I love love love the sleeve and that bow tie!!! LOVE LOVE LOVEEEEEEEEEE!

  4. This is so cute! What a fun coffee card, I love the bow tie!

  5. Such a cool and unique design !

  6. What a great card Amy! I just love that felt bow and that fun wood veneer snowflake!

  7. So cute Amy!! I love the adorable felt bow!!

  8. How fun is this? I LOVE the little wood veneer snowflake and the fun bow!!!

  9. ...........and here some of us are scrambling to find the oversize cup fair,.LOL, LOVE it!!!!!

  10. oh my gosh!!!!! THIS IS AMAZING!!! i LOVE that coffee cup you made!! (huge points for your own scoring!!) it's genius!!! LOVE that snowflake too!! wow!! this is so cool!!

  11. LOVE that felt bow!!!! Such a fun card Amy!!!!

  12. Absolutely brilliant! What a fantastic idea AZmy!