Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!!!!



(Blog Candy Alert)
---------Blog winners have been chosen and mailed-----
Thanks for commenting

Hello!  You have until Midnight Sunday 12/14 to submit a comment for

The Amazing and ever WONDERFUL
has gone ABOVE and BEYOND
coordinating this Holiday Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!



We get crafty together 
sometimes.. And at our last event I was so
overjoyed to meet The mega talented
..And Ha, she is a
Starbuck's Barista!
Oh Joy!  
So we did manage to pop into the
Snoqualmie Starbuck's and ...
..I pocketed some inspiration.

I was smitten over the Cuppa Love PTI set
..and bought it the instant I could... 
WOW.
I paired it with the Think Big Favorites #4 Set..
The floral Dies are Savvystamps Botanicals
 using Gold Metallic paper and white with Copics
The lovely blue cardstock and ink is a current
Stampin' up FAVE of mine Coastal Cabana!!!

I LOVE this and I think I stayed close to my 
inspiration and what I wanted...
I sure hope you HOP to this major event
and join us!!
(HERE)




My personal faves of coffee drinks....Cinnamon Dolce., The NEW Chestnut Praline...Yumm.
I am a MEGA sweet tooth!!!


Inspiration: Starbuck's NICARAGUA label
Wow!  I thought this bold label was so cool I HAD to craft something to CASE it!


My Blog Candy for Comments.
---And Follow as my Friend too please...Thanks!!!

EXTRA ---EDITED 
(Blog Candy Alert X two!!!)

Hello!  You have until Midnight Sunday 12/14 to submit a comment for one of 2 sets!  yay!!!
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Since you have all been so kind and there are over 100 comments, another set is up to win!!!

You can now win a Fresh Cut Florals, or More Fresh Cuts!
Thanks everyone for such a sucessful Hop!








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Verve Stamps:  $25
Whole Wild World:  Coffee before Talkee mug

●●Sponsorship prizes are eligible via random draw from linked hop participants only●●

Now my friends...it is YOUR turn to get crafty!
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Thanks for coming by my blog!

Create, Enjoy
Live, Laugh
and 
LOVE!

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132 comments:

Claire Creates Cards said...

Kimberly, I LOVE the vibrant colors in your card! The coffee mug is beautiful! I want my morning fix in this beautiful cup! XX

Julia Aston said...

Wow Kimberly - what a beautiful job you did recreating that label! Love your card!

Shelly said...

Super AWESOME card!!! LOOOOVE it.

Amante del Papel said...

amazing and so elegant!

Jenny said...

Wow Kimberly! Love the bright colors and use of embellies! Super creative! Hugs Jenny

Veronica Z said...

Your card is stunning! The bold colors and gold filigree are so beautiful together!

Vicki Dutcher said...

SO.AWESOME! I love your inspired card - those colors together are quite fabulous~

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a pretty card Kim. Love the die-cut coffee cup and the fantastic embellishments. The gold pieces look wonderful. Great take on the inspiration piece.

Rebekah said...

A stunningly elegant cuppa'! TFS! And thanks for some fun blog candy!!

Rebekah said...

A stunningly elegant cuppa'! TFS! And thanks for some fun blog candy!!

Kate said...

I'm not surprised you were inspired by the Starbucks' label, it is absolutely gorgeous and I love what you did with that floral motif on your cup.

Anja Curvers said...

So glad I can see the whole card now and wow it's awesome never seen it before. You are amazing Kimberly!!!!! And what about that blogcandy it's also great, thank you.

Jerrie said...

The colors rock and that cuppa love stamp is superfantastic!

Annette Allen said...

WOW these are gorgeous..

VanessaB said...

beeeaUtiful!

Lori said...

WOW! What a gorgeous card!

Beth H. said...

Just an amazing creation of art!

Christiana said...

Just stunning and I love your inspiration piece. You should feel proud!

Joyce Casaldi said...

What a great card, beautiful!
So glad you hopped along!
Happy Holidays

~amy~ said...

KIMBERLY <<-- Yes, I'm screaming.
This is WOWZA. Love how you were inspired! I love all the glorious diecutting you have done. absolutely beau-ti-mus!
Thanks for linking up to the Holiday Coffee Lovers Blog Hop♡

Kristie Goulet said...

Oh WOW! This is one amazing card, Kimberly! I love how you were inspired and you ROCKED it! xx

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Wow...beautiful card...love the inspiration and the shape of that mug is awesome!

Terri Burson said...

Wow, you are rockin' that card! Love all your Starbucks inspiration and thanks for offering up blog candy. I've got some too. Waving My Wand. momtojeb at gmail dot com

Darnell J Knauss said...

Glorious card, Kimberly! Your CASE of the Starbucks label is phenomenal and your card is very bright and colorful ala Vicki!! Enjoy the hop! Happy Holiday Hugs, Darnell (PS. As you know from my Mt. NBUS, I am overflowing with goodies, so thank you, but please don't include me in the draw for your generous prize.)

Becca Cruger said...

Your designs never cease to amaze me with their bold color schemes and amazing dies. This one is no different. I love that you found inspiration from something you randomly found - that's the mark of a true crafter. Haha, we see an object and immediately translate it into a card.
Thanks for the chance to win some blog candy! bexcruger at gmail dot com

Maura said...

Cute! Inspiration is everywhere.

MariLynn said...

This is bold and beautiful. I can see how you took the inspiration but made it your own. Great job.

Stephanie said...

so cute...

Laurel Beard said...

OOOOOHHH!!! AHHHHH! Your card is simply put, gorgeous!

Tina said...

how cute is this card, love all the colors & details
thank you for the chance to win some amazing goodies

http://kiehn10.blogspot.com/

Ruby N said...

wow beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!

maria f. said...

Whoa, Kimberly. Saw your sneak peek and just had to see what those colors were all about. LOVE that floral die cut and how you've arranged it. I feel the need for that PTI die too ;) You're so lucky to a) live in WA and b) craft with Amy!

wendipooh13 said...

LOVE Your coffee card!!!! CUTE!!!!

Happy Dance said...

Wow! This is one amazing coffee card! Love how you grabbed inspiration from Starbucks itself. So bold and beautiful. Just love this card. Well done!!! Bev

Nazeema Calypso Thompson said...

So envious that you got to meet Vicki. I was on a DT with her and she never seizes to amaze me. Your card AMAZING... love the colors.. the addition of gold aND cooperation of the cup. Brilliant.

Jennie said...

This is fabulous and LOVE how you did the cup. You met Vicki....she is just the sweetest and most creative :) Have been on various DT's with her....glad you got to get crafty together :)

KayM said...

Wow! Fabulous card Kimberly! Love all the pretty details!! So fun that you got to meet Vicki!!

Janis said...

Oh, my goodness!!! This is GORGEOUS!!!! Thanks for sharing your beautiful card and for offering some lovely blog candy!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
GIVEAWAY at www.HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

Olga Direktorenko said...

Great projects! Elegant and gorgeous!

crimsonowlcreations said...

This is very unique and creative!

Melissa said...

Oh. my. word. Kimberly, this is gorgeous!!! Look at all that rich color and that coffee cup is so ornately decorated! WOW!

Goodness. So many entries...so little time! Had to come see your card! You always have something on here that makes me smile! :)

Chris said...

After seeing your inspiration piece I'd say you nailed it! Such a striking card :)

Nora N. said...

Oh my word!! This is BREATHTAKING!! You did a fabulous job with the inspiration piece. Stunning card!!

Maura R said...

What a great card! I love how you cased that label - bold and lovely!

thestampingbug said...

Such a beautiful inspiration layout design and your card turned out just fabulous. Love the colors and the bits of shine created in the metallic papers. I didn't realize Vicki is a barista! LUCKY DUCK!

Heather said...

Oooo . . . so pretty! And I think you totally nailed the inspiration piece! Love those bold colors.
hmills22@gmail.com

Celeste Goff said...

Wow, what a great card! Love that huge cup, the bright turquoise, and the gold touches!

Indy said...

OMG this is gorgeous! Bold, Bright, Beautiful! Thanks for your generous blog candy!
Happy Holidays!
Hugs, Debbie!

kreativekymona.com said...

Hey Kimberly!! I love your card. That cup die is amazing. Such a great vintage look. Nicely done.

Wanda Cullen said...

Love your bold colors and fun die! Great card design!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so fabulous. Thanks for the chance to win. hollysilva911@hotmail.com

Tracey McNeely said...

Kimberly amazing how you transferred your inspiration to a fabulous card!

Marla said...

A very beautiful card and I love this die. TFS

Harriet Skelly said...

Wow Kimberly your card is awesome - I certainly see your inspiration in there! How lucky you get to stamp with Amy and she is lucky to stamp with you too!! How did you meet Vicki? I thought she lived in Arizona?

Hussena said...

OMG 1! what an incredibly gorgeous card ..i love each and every details on it

Sylvia said...

Kimberly, love the colors in your coffee card, a wonderful card to give a friend! Thanks for stopping by my blog, I forgot about blog candy...mine will be up late Thursday, but you don't have to come back to win. Happy Holidays!

Karenladd said...

This card is just spectacular with the bold colored diecuts! Love the touches of gold! I'm a new follower!

JustYolie said...

Inspiration is everywhere!! As you just proved with this card!!! It is amazing!!!

the primitive country bug said...

Wow! Your card is stunning! I love the bold images on the black background. You certainly achieved the right look using your inspiration piece. Thanks so much for visiting my blog and leaving me some love.
Blessings~ Birgit

icardeveryone01 said...

Thanks, Kimberly... what an inspiration piece!! Love the colors, but that black really makes everything pop! I'd love having that Wplus9 - big fan!
=] Michele

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love this... I thought "Oh I don't do shaped cards, I don't need that set" and now you've got me thinking maybe I was wrong?

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

What a Royal & classy looking coffe Mug ! Beautiful card :)

newfiecrafter(Marilyn) said...

Wow this is stunning love the colors and all the detail . Coffee would taste so much better in a mug like this . Tks. For the nice comment you left on my blog . I'm now a follower too.

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

WOW! Your card is stunning! Fabulous recreation of your inspiration picture.

Sabrina Alery said...

This is stunning!! Love those bright colored flowers against the black!

Monika Reeck said...

I COME HERE NOT FOR YOUR candy my dear LOL
You are really out of your zone
I mean this is soooo adorable the idea of label from NICARAGUA statbusk´s is trully cleveeeerrrr!!! ADORABLE and fun and bright happy card you made..visit me back sweety I am joining too and I am late...yeah...hugs, Monika

Deepti said...

This is gorgeous! Love the color and the design on the cup :)

Thordis said...

Amazing card! Love the colors and everything about it! Thanks so much for sharing :)

Angel said...

Love that inspiration piece and WOW, your card turned out fabulous! Such amazing colors and details! Love! (and I'm a follower now)

Toni said...

Kimberly! this is so bold and elegant! i particularly love the color contrast!

Patti J said...

Wow! This is absolute elegance! Love everything about it. Thanks for sharing!

El Rincón de Tatty said...

beautiful card

donna mikasa said...

Wowza, Kimmers! That is one awesome CASE of the label! Love your bright, beautiful card! LOVE!!

Kelly said...

Your interpretation of the label is just stunning! those colors really pop against the sea foam bluish colored cup!

Kimberly Rendino said...

Awesome take on the inspiration! Great card!

Michelle said...

Such a fabulous card! I adore that gold and you are the queen of color. Beautiful!

Tina said...

Beautiful Card and I love love love those vibrant colors!

Kim Heggins said...

Wow...what a sweet and lovely card, so so classy and beautiful. You are one amazing artist my sweet friend.

Sherry Butcher said...

Wonderful job, love the cup and the label. TFS.

Seleise said...

fun card - those colors really pop!

Cecy Medina said...

Wowwww... love it!!! thanks

Karen Day said...

What an amazing reproduction of that label! Gorgeous card, Kimberley :o)

Rita Wright said...

Wow! You took that inspiration and ran with it. What a fabulous result too! Stunning!

Nancy Carroll said...

Wow, the you rocked that Starbucks inspiration! LOVE your work, and thanks for commenting on mine...

Renee' Morris-Dezember said...

WOW...this is absolutely stunning!!! ...and I just have to say I'm always passing by the Snoqualmie Starbucks as we are driving to the westside for my daughters soccer games... :)

OH Babs said...

Wow Kimberley this is one elegant coffee cup.

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

OOOH! So elegant! Beautiful colors and card design.

Java happy day and Merry Christmas.
Heather Dennis

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

WOW! This is amazing!!! Love the colors and that gold just pops!

Gail said...

Fabulous!

Jennifer Loftfield said...

~thud~ I'm dead of awesome; the CASE of that label is spot-on and GORGEOUS! Obviously you must go to Starbucks more often for inspiration. ;)

Helen Gullett said...

Wow!!! This is totaly gorgeous!!!! Love the bright and bold colors on your card!

AJ Bodine said...

Love your inspiration and that PTI die, nice job on this card!!!

Leanne said...

Thanks for such nice comments on my card/blog. Great blog hop. Nice card, I love the bright colors and the dies you used...again gorgeous...way to go...fun blog candy...and following you now too!

Samra Leshinski said...

What a great card! Striking colors! I started following your blog :)

Chark said...

love this classy card!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

So gorgeous K! You simply amaze me, I have to say. You think of things my mind wouldn't dare of! Super Love!

Amy Johnson said...

Such an elegant card!

Nance E Salkeld said...

Kimberly, WOW! So gorgeous! I love those little flowers! I'm sooo behind on hopping, as you can see. But it's amazing how many have joined!

Bonnie said...

Oh this is so pretty! I have broke down and purchased this set...I love it!

Tenia Nelson said...

This card seriously ROCKS, Miss Lady!!!!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

Helen F. said...

What a lovely mug to drink coffee from ~ I want this cup :-)
Very pretty card, Kimberly

Jeanne J said...

OMG! Brilliant! That gold is amazing!

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! Such a stunning design!! I really LOVE the dark background against you flowers! ;)

Tonya Jastad said...

I absolutely love this Kimberly!

Lori Kobular said...

Wow!! That is one "bigga cup of Joe"!! Your card is great!!

cm said...

Okay, my dear friend, Starbucks should hire you IMMEDIATELY to create cards to complement their various coffee/logos! Your array of elements on the coffee cup are outstanding translations of the Nicaragua label. OUTSTANDING! I mean it...talk this to Starbucks and show them what you've done! They'd pay you big $$ for this! In awe. A.W.E!!
Hugs~c

Patry Ro said...

Hi Kimberly !!! AWESOME card!!!! Thanks a lot for sharing it!!!! my e mail : libelula.gold@gmail.com ; New follower here!!!

Lyndal said...

FABULOUS case of the Starbucks label Kimberly!! Thanks for sharing :)

2amscrapper said...

stunning job recreating that label! thanks for the chance to win a stamp set.

Ren said...

Wonderful creations you have. Thanks for sharing your card ideas here on your lovely blog! The lovely Fresh cut Florals clear stamps are great versatile set based on the images they have! Thank you for dropping by at my blog to let me know. :)

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Such a pretty card. You stayed very close to your inspiration. TFS

monikaskinner said...

Love the colours and all the little details, beautiful card. Thanks for offering the candy and stopping by my blog. Have a lovely day. Monika x

Gail said...

Whoo Hoo - now added to stamp sets for prizes - thank you for stopping by my blog and letting me know - have a blessed week and keep on crafting! Merry Christmas! Your coffee cup is lovely lovely with the nice pop!

Sheree F said...

Wow - love it all, vibrant colors and the die cut for the tall mug. Beautiful!

cm said...

Swooning over the incredible beauty of your card, Kimberly; the beautifully adorned cup is a work of art in and of itself, but then you add a wonderful background paper and sweet sentiment: over the top gorgeous! You need to take this to the Starbucks folks...NOW!
Hugs~c

Lee Ann Barrett said...

How amazing! You are truly the color queen! You do amazing things with all things bright! LOVE, love, love your inspiration piece and the perfect dies you used to replicate it. Pure gorgeousness!

Doudou said...

Gorgeous cards!!trôp belles cartes. Bellas tarjetas

Angie Tieman said...

What a gorgeous card!! I love the way the cup is embellished, such fabulous details!

Joyce said...

I don't know how I missed this post--actually I do, because I am terribly behind on my feedly. Anyway, so glad I came by because your project is absolutely stunning--love how you combined those sets. I have Cuppa Love on my desk right now, and you have left me totally inspired. And, a giveaway, too--double wow.

Laura Norris said...

Wow what a great card and giveaway Kimberly! You did an amazing job with that inspiration piece. Thanks for all the nice comments on my blog. I am thinking about the DT call.

D- said...

LOVE your CUTE card. And wow thanks for the chance to win.
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot
dmcardmaker {at}AOL}{dot}{COM}

Lee-Anne said...

So striking in these fab colors! LOVE!

cm said...

Cuppa Love, indeed, my friend - and a jazzed up on at that! Drawing inspiration from the coffee label: serious creativity happening here! Stunning card in every way!
Hugs~c

Samantha Mann said...

THUD!
that's my jaw hitting the floor due to your amazing card!! i LOOOOOOVE that die cut cup!! and the colors - SWOON!! now that's inspiration!!! so so so cute!! and all of those layers on your cup?!?! are you kidding! absolutly flawless! FLAWLESS!!

Judy1223 said...

Sorry for my late visit, my dear Kim...I've been sick all weekend and am terribly behind in everything! I had to tell you what an amazing job you did casting that coffee packaging...brilliant and gorgeous, as usual!!!

KT Fit Kitty said...

I love your card! What gorgeous colours - and I love your die cuts! Thank you for a chance to win your awesome candy too! I am excited just thinking about it! fitkitty1@gmail.com

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Kimberley, your card is so gorgeous...love how you used the Starbucks label for inspiration to decorate your mug - so pretty, Cheers Robyn and thanks for your comments.

Shona Chambers said...

I'm probably too late (thanks for the heads up about the blog candy!!). Your cards as usual just blow me away. The intricate die-cuts in gold are stunning and love those brights colours with the black. Your a genius!!!!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

This is so gorgeous! You captured the inspiration piece so beautifully!

hazelspaperdesigns said...

STUNNING!!!! Gosh, you are so talented!! Love that very elegant coffee cup and love the colour choice. Just beautiful. Xxx

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow this is beautiful. I love how elegant it looks with the flowers. Thanks for visit my blog. An'Jenic

Shannon Fralish said...

You hit the mark spot-on with your gorgeous card and the SBX label as inspiration! Love the elegance of your design...