Saturday, February 6, 2010

What's Your Cup of Tea Challenge

Happy Saturday !
I can't believe it's been a week since my last post ! Life does get busy, doesn't it ! I have several card parts that I've begun but have not finished because of more pressing matters . With a beautiful snowed in Saturday ahead of me , I look forward to finishing them. Now onto today's post. Flourishes will soon be releasing three new sets and you have a chance to win these if you play. So what is the challenge? Create a card inspired by the packaging of your favorite beverage. Coffee, tea, diet coke, you name it.
Those who know me , know I love my tea. I mean I LOVE tea ! This slightly beaten up can below is one of my favorites... Ginger Peach ... And here is my card. I'm not totally thrilled with it but after fussing over it, I am done ! It is what it is ! I have used the Chair set from Flourishes . What would be more relaxing than sitting down with a glass / cup of tea and a good book or having my quiet time ? So now you know my thought process !
The chair was paper pieced with a dp scrap and layered onto the stamped panel. The image was colored with Copics. I used half of the sentiment, "Just sitting here ..." for the front and finished the rest ... " thinking about you ." on the inside . The image panel was sponged with Distress ink. The orange panel was run half way through a Victorian CB folder. I think everything else is pretty self explanatory. Deets below.
Have a relaxing Saturday ... with your fav beverage ! Hugs !
Recipe:
Stamps: Flourishes
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Distress Ink in Antique Linen
Paper: Basic Grey, Neenah cream , black scrap
Accessories: CB folder, square Spellbinders Nestie, olive ribbon, gemstones, sticky dots, Copics

3 comments:

Grace said...

Crystal you really aced this one!!! Your favorite tea drink looks yummy and you certainly used the colors to perfection! Great job with this challenge!!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Oh this is so sweet and springy feeling. I like the tea canister, GREAT job on the challenge.

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, my gosh! I LOVE Ginger Peach tea! I usually take a tiny bit of sugar in my tea, but not Ginger Peach. It tastes so delicious all on it's own. Your card colors are absolutely perfect and beautifully inspired. I think your card looks fabulous. I don't know what you could do to improve on perfection. Love how you went all the way with the mood of the card, using the chair stamp to suggest a relaxing, tea-drinking atmosphere. Honestly, you've got me thinking about my book and a cup of tea right now!

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