Coffee Cafe Card and Bag Recipe


As promised, see below for the recipe for the card and gift bag.  I’ve also added a great instructional video from Stampin’ Up! on how to use the gift bag punch board which I found extremely helpful.  A little more helpful had I watched it before doing the first gift bag.. upside down!  So, note to self and others — consider the pattern and which way you want it to be, BEFORE you punch and score. :-/


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Paper Crafting April 2018 Blog Hop


I hope you are enjoying our Coffee Break Blog Hop along with a cup of coffee or tea. I’m hopping with fellow Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from all over the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. You may have arrived from Shirley Merker’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

Today’s hop features the Coffee Break designer series paper (dsp) with coordinating Coffee Cafe stamp set and Coffee Cup framelits. With 12 patterns to select from on 6 double sided sheets, our blog hop projects may or may not include coffee themes. The opposite sides of the dsp usually feature a complimentary pattern like strips, circles or asymmetrical prints that may be used instead of the coffee patterns.

**TIP** The framelits can be used right on the DSP to cut out the perfectly sized small coffee cups — genius!  I hope you’ll come back tomorrow (9:00 am EST,) I’ll be posting the details to make the card and gift bag.

Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about my design.

Thanks for hopping with us. Now click on the next image to zoom to Darla Robert’s blog to see what fun ideas she designed.

Sandra Roberts
Shirley Merker
Rhonda Waechter – YOU ARE HERE
Darla Roberts
Sandy Ward
Melanie Coverston
Anastasia Radloff
Elizabeth Green
Tracey Gouraud
Emilie Poncelet
Sue Kremer
Ginger Rabesa

All the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here

If you don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would be happy to have you join my Super Awesome Stampers team. Click my name below to get the conversation started. Thanks!

Attention all shoppers..


To download a PDF of the retiring products from the Occasions Catalogue OCC Retired List-CA

To download a PDF of the retiring products from our 2017/2018 Annual Catalogue AC Retired List-CA

Both catalogues end on May 31, 2018.  All retiring products are available while supplies last.  To access my Stampin’ Up! webstore or to contact me to learn more, click on the image above.

OnStage London 2018 Swap


My sister and I are on our way to OnStage in London.  We try to attend them every year depending on where they’re being hosted.  This year it’s in London, Ontario – just a short 2 hour drive 😉  I’m sharing a card I’ve made for a swap we’re participating in while there.

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