Spring-Summer 2022 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

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Welcome to our blog! Imagine Crafts is pleased to be a super sponsor for the Coffee Lover’s Blog Hop for the Spring/Summer of 2022.  Our design team members all joined in to show you some of the fun and coffee themed cards they made using some of the Imagine Inks and readily available stamps/dies that are coffee themed.  

We are also having a giveaway!  Since Imagine Crafts is a super sponsor, we will be giving away a $25.00 gift card to the store. Please comment below for your chance to win.

Some of our design team members have created extra projects in order to participate in the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and we will now share their photos of their projects and links to the Imagine items used. That way, you can go visit the item and see if it is for you. 

Let’s get started with our Design Team Member’s Projects!


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Designed By: LeeAnn McKinney

– Hi there Coffee Lovers, for my project today I used The Perfect Blend Stamp Set from Gina K Designs. Using Memento Espresso Truffle I stamped the background and since Memento is a dye based ink it dried quickly.

I cut a panel of vellum to cover most of my background panel, and then grabbed a circle tag out of my stash. I stamped the coffee cups on the tag with the Memento Espresso Truffle and then used Memento Markers to add a pop of color. For The cup part I used Bamboo Leaves and Pistachio, while for the rings I used Rich Cocoa and Desert Sand.

The final stamping was the sentiment in which I used VersaFine Clair in Pinecone. I used Tear It! Tape and On Point glue to adhere my panels together and with that my project is complete.

Happy Hopping in the Coffee Lover’s Blog Hop Spring/Summer 2022!!!

Supplies used:

Imagine

• Memento Espresso Truffle Dye Ink

• Memento Marker: Rich Cocoa, Desert Sand, Bamboo Leaves and Pistachio

 
 
 
Other Supplies Used:

• Perfect Blend Stamp Set from Gina K Designs

• Recollections Coffee and Cream Cardstock Pack(Brown and Ivory)

 

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By Annie Collins

– I created this fun coffee card featuring a stamp from @not2shabby and dies from @trinitystamps. I colored, embossed with @imaginecrafts products. 

Supplies Used:
Imagine:

• Memento Ink: Jumbo Java & Summer Sky 

• VersaFine Ink:  Onyx Black

• Memento Markers: Desert Sand, Toffee Crunch, Peanut Brittle, Espresso Truffle, New Sprout, Dandelion, Lulu Lavender, Rich Cocoa, Angel Pink., Rose Bud & Tuxedo Black

• Mboss Embossing Powder: Clear

• On Point Glue

• Tear It! Tape

Other Supplies Used:

• Stamps: Not 2 Shabby: Coffee, Paper Crafts Magazine: Macaroons, Run On & Caffeine Loading Sentiments

• Die: Trinity Stamps: Coffee 

• Accent 80# Ultra Smooth Cardstock: Opaque White

• Recollections Brand 110# Cardstock: White, Brown & Kraft

• Trinity Stamps Clay Elements: Coffee Beans and Hearts


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By Alison Heikkila

– I went with a simply designed card that is perfect for any coffee lover. I ink blended two VersaFine Clair Inks with my coffee bean stencil. My sentiment was die cut and I used the die itself as a mask to softly ink around the sentiment. Sparkle Blends were adhered with On Point Glue for some shine. 

Supplies Used:
Imagine:

VersaFine Clair –  Fallen Leaves and Pinecone

VersaMagic Ink – Sahara Sand

On Point Glue

Other Supplies Used:

Stamp Anniething: Coffee Beans Stencil

Erin Lee Creative: Stamp from the Coffee Lover’s Kit (discontinued)

Doodles Paper Playground: Cinnamon Roll Sparkle Blend

Spellbinders: Die Cut

Copic: R22


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How To Make Simple but Impactful Wedding/Anniversary Cards

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By LeeAnn McKinney

– Hi there friends and fellow crafters, Today I am here making 2 Impactful but clean and simple cards using Tear It! Tape, On Point Glue, VersaFine CLAIR in Nocturne, MBoss in Clear and Memento Luxe in Wedding Dress.

The first thing I had done to prepare for my video was to create 2 A2 panels 4.25” x 5.5”. I then used my Mini Misti stamped 1 panel with the sentiment from the Gina K Designs Delightful Daisies stamp set using VersaFine CLAIR in Nocturne. This is a Vegetable Oil based ink and takes a little time to dry so put it aside and move to my second panel. 

The second panel, I put in the Altenew Daisy Bed 3D embossing folder and ran it though my Vagabond 2 machine with only 1 cutting plate and the platform, this worked perfectly and gave a great embossing effect. 

I then went back to the first panel and ran it through the embossing folder as well, following that I poured a bit of clear MBoss on the sentiment and heat set it. This gave a seal and a shiny effect to the sentiment and allowed me to move on to the next step, which was using the Memento Luxe Mixed Media Pad in Wedding Dress to add a bit of shine and White color to the Raised edges of the panel. I added this purple panel to the card base, a few Jewels and this card was complete, Moving back to the Mint card, I used On Point glue to adhere the Happy Anniversary Sentiment and Shadow to the front panel, the Cantaloupe Memento Marker to the center of the Daisies and a Jewel for the tittle in the sentiment. Added this to the card base using Tear It Tape and this card was also complete.

Skill level: Beginner

Time: 30 minutes

 

Art Supplies

Imagine:

Memento Luxe Wedding Dress

• Imagine Craft Mat

• On Point Glue

• Memento Marker Dandelion

• Clear MBoss

• Imagine Tear It! Tape

• VersaFine Clair Nocturne

StazOn Stamp Cleaner

Other products:

• Gina K Designs Delightful Daisy Stamp set

• Altenew Daisy Bed Embossing Folder

• Kat Scrappiness Happy Anniversary Die with Shadow

• Kat Scrappiness Ornate Rainbow Jewels

• Accent Opaque 120lb Cardstock

Create Your Own Shimmer Cardstock and Turn It Into a Mother’s Day Card

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By Katy Ingram –

Hello Friends! Katy here with another quick project for you. Today’s card works up super quick, but has several techniques used to create it. I have a video for you below, but a quick recap: I used the Sheer Shimmer Spray in Sparkle on a piece of watercolor paper to start and then once that was dry I blended some Angel Pink Memento Ink and then stamped the center sentiment in Gray Flannel Memento Ink. Lastly, I stamped a floral image in each corner with Sweet Plum Memento Ink. I hope you enjoy the video, thanks so much for watching.

Skill: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Time: 20 minutes

 

Art Supplies:

Imagine

• Memento Inks:

Angel Pink

Gray Flannel

Sweet Plum

Sheer Shimmer Spray-Sparkle

On Point Glue

 

Other Products Used:

• Simon Says Stamp Incredible Women Stamp and Die Set

• Pink Fresh Studio Blooming Bouquet Stamp

• Fabriano Traditional White Hot Pressed Watercolor Paper

• Accent Opaque 120 lb Cardstock

• Slate Gray Cardstock

• Gina K Designs White Layering Card Stock

• Blender Brushes

Follow Katy Here:

Youtube: https://youtube.com/c/eastwickspaperandink 

facebook: fb.me/eastwickspaper 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eastwickspaperandink/ 

Blog: https://www.eastwickspaperandink.com/

How to Create a Lovely Friend Card

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By Annie Collins

 – Hello Crafty Friends – Annie here with a friend card using some Creative Medium and Memento Inks.

Directions:

Art Supplies:

Imagine

• Creative Medium Iridescent: Green

• Creative Medium Iridescent: Pink

• Creative Medium Metallic: Gold

• Memento Inks: Rose Bud, Bamboo Leaves, Pear Tart

• Tear It! Tape

• On Point Glue

• Palette Knives

• Craft Mat 

Other:

• Memory Box Die: Lovely

• Poppystamp Die: Folksy Script Friend

• Recollections Brand 110# Cardstock: White

• Recollections Brand 80# Foil Cardstock: Gold

• Gems: Gold and Pink

Create A Simple Card Design For Any Occassion

 

 

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By Katy Ingram –

Hello Friends! Katy here with another quick project for you. Today’s card is super simple and is great for all occasions from just a note to sympathy and everything in between. I initially started off with this “Hello Spring” card, but it quickly rolled into 8 cards and I have several more I can create by using more of those small sentiments we get with most of our stamp sets. I used a single stemmed floral and some ink pad swiping and then a small sentiment. I have a video for you showing just how easy it is and share some stamps from my stash to give you ideas. I also found that stamping over VersaMagic ink with VersaFine Clair will soften the look of the VersaFine Clair ink giving you another way to use both of those inks.

Skill: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Time: 5 minutes

Art Supplies:

Imagine

VersaFine Clair

VersaMagic

Memento

Tear It! Tape 

 
Other Products Used:

•Maker Forte Hello Spring Layering Stamp

Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers 2 Stamp

Maker Forte Eclipse Black Card Stock

Gina K Designs White Layering Card Stock

Lavinia Stamps Multifarious Card Stock

 

Learn How to Make a Best Wishes Card

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By Annie Collins

– Hello Crafty Friends – Annie here with a fun card featuring a variety of Imagine Crafts products.

Directions:

Art Supplies:

Imagine

• Delicata Ink: Golden Glitz

• VersaColor Ink: Neptune

• VersaFine Clair Ink: Nocturne

• VersaMagic Ink: Spring Pansy, Pretty Petunia, Purple Hydrangea, & Night Sky 

• Mboss Embossing Powder: Gold

• Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray: Gold

• On Point Glue

• Tear It! Tape

Other:

Sunny Studios Die: Wishes

Fairy Hugs Stamp: Fantasy Flowers