Love You More Than Coffee

This week’s theme is girlie and I used a new Penny Black stamp for my card today.  I love you more than coffee is a cute girlie stamp and the sentiments with it are very cute.  I kept it simple, but I had to do it three times before she turned out the way I wanted her.

Love You More Than Coffee

Love You More Than Coffee

I saw another card using Penny Black stamps that had the monochrome watercolor with just a splash of color and this stamp came to mind.  I colored the stamp with a dark gray Tombow Marker and using my MISTI stamped the image.  I colored the image a second time with the same marker and lightly misted it with water to get a nice dark outline.  I used Versafine Black Onyx ink on the sentiment.  I let the image dry.  Then I took a nice dark blue Tombow marker and put some ink down on an acrylic block.  I wet my brush and added the blue to the coffee cup.  I also ran my wet brush along the outline of her image as well as on some of the lines of her hair.  Where ever I imagined a shadow – I ran the wet brush on the dark line to get a little more color.

Heather Telford’s Venetian Summer was the inspiration for my card.

Love You More Than Coffee

Venetian Summer

Heather’s work has inspired me quite a bit lately.  I’ll share another girlie card she inspired later this week.

Thank you for stopping by the blog today.  Tune in tomorrow for some more girlie fun.

Have a great day and enjoy the journey.


Ruth 1:  14 – 15  At this they wept aloud again. Then Orpah kissed her mother-in-law goodbye,but Ruth clung to her.  “Look,” said Naomi, “your sister-in-law is going back to her people and her gods. Go back with her.”


Love You More Than Coffee — 8 Comments

  1. Love both cards! Loving the technique you used. The spot of color is perfect. Thanks for details on how you made cards. Will have it to refer to when I attempt the technique.

    Happy crafting!
    Dee B

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