Oct 18 2010

Christmas Morning Cup

Mary Jo from Technostamper's Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge has a clean and simple sketch today that I just had to play with (TSSC 144).



I wanted to use Morning Cup stamp set in a Christmas theme…although I wish I would have used a Christmas greeting instead of the one available in the set.  I love the sayings in the set, it didn't really fit with my Christmas theme and I really didn't want to add a third stamp set with this simple card!  Pretend that it says Happy Holidays or something else holiday appropriate!  lol!



For my clean and simple card, I started with Old Olive cardstock for the base.  I used Jolly Holiday Designer Paper for the strips in the background.  This sketch is a great way to use up those little scraps!  I stamped the cups from Stampin' Up!'s Morning Cup on Very Vanilla with Black Stazon Ink, then used my AquaPainter and Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Write Markers to color them.  I added a shadow at the bottom with Sahara Sand marker.  I stamped the little Holly from Jolly BIngo Bits in Old Olive Classic Ink on Very Vanilla and used the Cherry Cobbler marker to color in the berries.  It is popped up with Stampin' Dimensionals on the front.  The Very Vanilla piece is layered onto Cherry Cobbler Cardstock.  I added a little Rhinestone to one of the cups for a little BLING!


Isn't that a sweet card?  And so quick to make up a bunch!  I'm definitely going to think about this sketch for my holiday cards this year!


That's it!  Pretty simple, huh?


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Oct 18, 2010 - 03:10:19

Love the stamp set that you used for this challenge. Great job colouring the cups.

Oct 21, 2010 - 06:10:07

How cute is this.  Love the addition of the holly leaves.  Great card Connie!  Thanks so much for playing along, I am sorry to be so late on commenting just got back from vacation!