Sunday, June 3, 2018

WINNER

Wow! Between my Instagram account and my blog posts, I had 177 comments on my projects for the Spring/Summer 2018 Coffee Lovers Bloghop. I used random.org to choose the winner of this prize:



The winner is: Nancy Carroll. Please email me at ampressley@cfl.rr.com Nancy and give me your mailing info and I will get your prize out to you ASAP. Also let, me know which of the 9 cards I made is your favorite and I will send that to you as well. Congratulations!

Thank you to everyone who checked out my blog and commented on my projects this week.

~~Sandi~~


Friday, June 1, 2018

Wake Up And Be Awesome

Welcome to the last day of the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop. This is my 9th card for the hop that I am sharing. I love this bloghop and it is one of my favorite events of the year. Amy Tsuruta and her crew have been hosting these for several years now and they keep getting bigger and better. This time there are over 80 super sponsors and already hundreds of awesome projects linked up. Inspiration abounds in the link-ups. I have been looking at some of the incredible projects and am amazed. I found this fun little die cut in my stash and decided to design a card around it.


This sketch from Kerry Urbatch for the Coffee Loving Papercrafters Sunday Sip and Share blog feature was perfect.



I am also entering this card in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge and Pixie's Snippet Challenge #327 as the orange and lime green papers were from my scrap (or snippet) basket....so was that piece of twine I used for the bow. Di is offering an awesome prize package and I honestly would love (and use) every item.

There are not only great sponsor prizes this week for the blog, but there are many blog and Instagram giveaways as well. I have my own giveaway. I will be drawing one comment from all the comments left this week and the lucky commenter will receive this little prize package and one of the cards that I made this week so make sure to keep track of my cards and let me know which one is your favorite. Included are a set of coffee themed rubber stamps, a set of coffee themed flair and some wooden coffee cups perfect for your coffee loving project. I will draw and post a winner here on my blog Sunday June 2nd so make sure to comment on all my projects this week.


That is it for now....I am going to have a slice of pizza, watch the news and then try to knock one last card for the hop which would bring my total to 10....a personal best for me!

Thanks for visiting my blog.
~~Sandi~~


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Life Happens, Coffee Helps





Welcome to day 5 of the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop. This is my 6th card for the hop that I am sharing. This is one of my favorite events of the year. Amy Tsuruta and her crew have been hosting these for several years now and they keep getting bigger and better. This time there are over 80 super sponsors and already hundreds of awesome projects linked up. The hop runs all week so you have plenty of time to create a coffee themed project and link it up for your chance to win. The inspiration abounds in the link-ups. I have been looking at some of the incredible projects and am amazed. I have been attempting to use all my coffee themed products in my stash that have not yet been used and for this card I am using some coffee themed papers from Stampin' Up and that sentiment (how true!) was inked up for the first time from a stamp set by Technique Tuesday.



I used this sketch from Sketch-n-Scrap:



I am entering this card in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday


There are not only great sponsor prizes this week for the blog, but there are many blog and Instagram giveaways as well. I have my own giveaway. I will be drawing one comment from all the comments left this week and the lucky commenter will receive this little prize package and one of the cards that I made this week so make sure to keep track of my cards and next Thursday or Friday come back and comment on one of the posts which one is your favorite.. Included are a set of coffee themed rubber stamps, a set of coffee themed flair and some wooden coffee cups perfect for your coffee loving project. I will draw and post a winner here on my blog Sunday June 2nd so make sure to comment on all my projects this week.



That's it for now....thanks for stopping in and checking on my blog.

~~Sandi~~


Monday, May 28, 2018

My Blood Type is Coffee




Here's my 5th card to share for the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. This is one of my favorite events of the year. Amy Tsuruta and her crew have been hosting these for several years now and they keep getting bigger and better. This time there are over 80 super sponsors and already hundreds of awesome projects linked up. The hop runs all week so you have plenty of time to create a coffee themed project and link it up for your chance to win. The inspiration abounds in the link-ups. I have been looking at some of the incredible projects and am amazed. I have been attempting to use all my coffee themed products in my stash that have not yet been used and for this card I am using some coffee themed papers from Stampin' Up and the sentiment from Technique Tuesday just got inked for the first time also.


I fussy cut those sweet coffee cups out of some SU designer paper. I  was inspired by this sketch from Scrapbook and Cards Today.



I am also entering this card in the Monday Simon Says Stamp Masculine Challenge.

There are not only great sponsor prizes this week for the blog, but there are many blog and Instagram giveaways as well. I have my own giveaway. I will be drawing one comment from all the comments left this week and the lucky commenter will receive this little prize package and one of the cards that I made this week so make sure to keep track of my cards and next Thursday or Friday come back and comment on one of the posts which one is your favorite.. Included are a set of coffee themed rubber stamps, a set of coffee themed flair and some wooden coffee cups perfect for your coffee loving project. I will draw and post a winner here on my blog Sunday June 2nd so make sure to comment on all my projects this week.


That's it for now....were did the weekend go? I swear it was just Friday night. I will be back tomorrow to share another coffee themed project with you.

~~Sandi~~





Week 21



I am documenting my favorite moments of each week this year instead of the Project Life albums that I had been doing the last 5 years. And I am really loving this way of memory keeping.
This is week #21 and I adapted this sketch from Sketch-n-Scrap:



It was a little challenging adapting this sketch to a 6x8 page but I enjoy challenges and I am rather pleased with the final result.

Well that is it for right now...I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend...we did.

~~Sandi~~


Good Morning Sunshine




Hello again and welcome to day 4 of the Coffee Lovers Bloghop. This is one of my favorite events of the year. Amy Tsuruta and her crew have been hosting these for several years now and they keep getting bigger and better. This time there are over 80 super sponsors and already hundreds of awesome projects linked up. The hop runs all week so you have plenty of time to create a coffee themed project and link it up for your chance to win. The inspiration abounds in the link-ups. I have been looking at some of the incredible projects and am amazed. I have been attempting to use all my coffee themed products in my stash that have not yet been used and so I pulled out a coffee bean stencil for this card. I received this stencil as a gift recently and had not used it until now.



The sentiment is from Cocoa Daisy and it was inked up for the first time for this card. I used this sketch from Kerry Urbatch that was featured on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Sunday
Sip and Share feature a couple of weeks ago.



There are not only great sponsor prizes this week for the blog, but there are many blog and Instagram giveaways as well. I have my own giveaway. I will be drawing one comment from all the comments left this week and the lucky commenter will receive this little prize package and one of the cards that I made this week so make sure to keep track of my cards and next Thursday or Friday come back and comment on one of the posts which one is your favorite.. Included are a set of coffee themed rubber stamps, a set of coffee themed flair and some wooden coffee cups perfect for your coffee loving project. I will draw and post a winner here on my blog Sunday June 2nd so make sure to comment on all my projects this week.




Well that is about it for now....thanks for visiting my blog and do not forget to comment for your chance at my giveaway.

~~Sandi~~

Sunday, May 27, 2018

I Want To Be Where The Coffee Is




Welcome to Day 3 of the Coffee Lovers Bloghop!!This hop only happens twice a year now because it has grown into such a HUGE thing....tons of sponsors, and prizes. There will be hundreds, even thousands of projects linked up and the talent is amazing. Many thanks to Amy Tsuruta and her team for the many hours of work and planning to pull this off. I am glad this is a holiday weekend because I am spending a lot of time checking out everyone's projects. I have been hard at work all week on my projects for the hop and I can hardly wait to share them with you. This is one of my favorites that I have made so far. I love mermaids and when I saw this beautiful mermaid tale stamp set, by Ellen Hutson I knew I had to get it. I paired it up with a sentiment that I customized by using three different sets. It is a fun little take on the song from Disney's Little Mermaid. I am entering it in the
Simon Says Stamp Monday Inspired By a Song Challenge




I was inspired by the colors of this Floral Fantasies mood board on the Ellen Hutson CLASSroom blog and I am entering it in their challenge.


There are not only great sponsor prizes this week for the blog, but there are many blog and Instagram giveaways as well. I have my own giveaway. I will be drawing one comment from all the comments left this week and the lucky commenter will receive this little prize package and one of the cards that I made this week so make sure to keep track of my cards and next Thursday or Friday come back and comment on one of the posts which one is your favorite.. Included are a set of coffee themed rubber stamps, a set of coffee themed flair and some wooden coffee cups perfect for your coffee loving project. I will draw and post a winner here on my blog Sunday June 2nd so make sure to comment on all my projects this week.



That is it for right now...this storm named Alberto is bearing down on all of us here in Florida so with all the rain, it will probably be a good day to work on some more coffee inspired projects and drink coffee of course! Thanks for stopping by.

~~Sandi~~


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