Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Cocoa and marshmallows

I don't usually drink hot drinks (coffee, tea, etc.), but if I do, hot chocolate is definitely my go to.  So, I made this Valentine's Day card for my husband.  'Cause, really, hot chocolate needs marshmallows, right?
 Almost everything on this card is made from scraps.  The patterned paper was a scrap, the mug and cut out marshmallows were stamped and cut from scrap card stock and the sentiment strips and the yellow piece were in my bits and pieces stash.
I popped up the mug and a few of the marshmallows with some foam tape and it really adds to the illusion that the marshmallows are falling through the air.

Stamps: Lawn Fawn "Thanks a Latte"
Dies: MFT "Bold Stripes" Cover up die

Penny's Challenge #463--anything goes
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie #134--inspiration photo (I was inspired by the bright colors)

STAMPlorations--love link up

MFT #474--sketch

Word Art Wednesday #424--anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday--anything goes
Lil' Red Wagon #534--Aw!  Man!
Time Out Challenge #154--be affectionate
Creative Fingers #178--anything goes
Cardz TV #107--anything goes
Crafty Friends #128--love/romance
A Gem of a Challenge--anything goes
Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends #125--anything goes
Incy Wincy--love, love, love
Make My Monday #115--I heart you
Double Trouble #49--Again and Again (Thing #1: Groundhog day. I repeated many marshmallows)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper--anything goes with patterned paper
Lawn Fawn #70--lots of love inspiration photo (I was inspired by the theme of love, the hearts and the repeating of the hearts, which I did with the marshmallows)

Creatalicious #180--anything goes with the optional twist: hearts
Dare 2B Artzy--love is in the air
Kat Scrappiness--hearts


sandie said...

for sure hot choc needs its marshmallows! And how cool you did all this from scraps. Love you added the dimension and also the card does have the flow you wanted-it is so cute. Thanks for joining Time Out

JanR said...

Very cute! I bet your husband will love it. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Linda Mc Enery said...

This is really fabulous! Love the striped paper and fantastic dimension you've given the scene with the foam tape. Super card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Penny's!

Gab said...

Really cute card ... love all the marshmallows!!

Connie Mercer said...

Wonderful card!!! Love everything about it :) Thanks for stopping by today!!!

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World of Michael Trent said...

Hi Heather. I love your card and not just because I am a coffee addict! The colors and the pattern were perfect for the If You Give A Crafter A Cookie Challenge Blog and I'm glad you joined us this week.

Joy Wilson said...

Very cute card! I really like the rainbow strip! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
Hugs, Joy
Joyfully Stamps
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

Debra Davison said...

Great use of the colors from the Challenge !! Coffee is a favorite theme of mine and your card is fabulous !! Thank you for joining us for the latest challenge at IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE!! We hope that you will join us again soon .. Debra Davison / Design Team

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love this card - so cute for Valentine's Day. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Creative Fingers challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Joyce said...

Those marshmallows are so cute. Definitely stealing the show, and what hot chocolate card would be complete without marshmallows. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.

Claudia's kaartjes said...

I really like your project Thanks for joining us at Patterned Paper Challenge

DT Patterned Paper Challenge

http:// http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.com//

Jackie C said...

This has come together beautifully!
Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Creatalicious.
Good luck, we all hope to see you and your wonderful creations again!
Jackie DT member.

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Love your interpretation of the sketch and love the sentiment that goes so well with your focal point of hot chocolate...fun card. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble. Hope to see you back with a critter.

Sue - said...

Great “sweet” card! Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday.

Samantha Mann said...

i just love this so much! that cocoa cup and all of the marshmallows are adorable! what a sweet idea! thank you so much for playing along with the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge! :)

Janeen from DemiDoodle.com said...

Great card! Reminds me of the first stamp set I ever bought! Thanks for sharing it with us at Make My Monday!

Make My Monday Design Team

Melanie R said...

What a fun card, Heather! I like that cheerful striped paper and your coloring is superb. Thank you for playing along at Double Trouble #49.

Deanne Saunders said...

Adorable card!! Thank-you so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge. Hope to see your beautiful creations in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! Sorry so late for commenting, but life has been a bit tough for me lately. I want to take a moment today to tell you that you are an awesome artist!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes + optional hearts” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

(DT Simply Create Too)

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