Thursday 7 May 2020

Less is More Challenge #418

When I saw the current challenge recipe at Less is More, I knew what I wanted to do. I wanted to use my Tim Holtz coffee stain stencil. However, do you think that I could find the stencil? I looked in all the regular spots ... but no. Then, I was looking for some cardstock for another project and lo and behold, the stencil appeared. It was a bonus because I still had time to join the challenge.

Here's my card

I used the coffee stain stencil from Tim Holtz' Layering Stencil Set Mini # 3, that includes the coffee stain stencil. I used tea dye and ground espresso, applied with an ink blending tool for the splatters and stain. For the coffee cup, I used The Alley Way Stamps' Breakfast Club stamp set. I stamped the coffee cup on a scrap of blue patterned cardstock and also on a scrap of white cardstock. I fussy cut the cup part of the patterned cardstock and adhered it to the white cardstock image. I then fussy cut the cup and handle and popped it up with dimensionals.

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  1. A terrific card using your coffee stain. I sometimes think mischievous fairies get into our craft rooms and hide things just to keep us on our toes. I'm so glad you found your stencil as it's perfect for this challenge. Thank you for sharing it with us at Less is More.
    Lynne x

  2. I love your beautiful CAS card ! Your splats look so real and give such a perfect dimension to this pretty blue cup. Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at Less is More.

  3. What a great idea for our challenge, I've not used that stencil for a long time so you've inspired me. A great use of patterned paper too. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x


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