Relax With A Cup Of Latte

Today’s words of wisdom: “Relax with a cup of latte”! It’s Sunday and time to play with The Paper Players!

relax with a cup of latteThis week I am hosting our Tic-Tac-Toe challenge, one of my favorite types of challenges. I went across the top, choosing designer paper, die cut and ribbon. I can’t wait to see what three you select!

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I hate to sound like a broken record, but I absolutely LOVE Stampin’ Up!’s designer series papers. Isn’t this plaid, from the A Little Latte collection, lovely?  The Calypso Coral coffee bean pattern is a natural to form the focal panel on this slimline card.  Add to the mix three cups of latte, die cut from one of the patterns in the same collection, and voila!  You have a card that is just perfect for your latte-loving friends! This card does feature two products which are retiring. The sentiment is from one of my favorite sets, “In the Moment”. While I am partial to the images in this set, I also use the “Relax” sentiment quite often.  The oval from the retiring “All That” dies fits the sentiment perfectly. Both of these products are still available for purchase.

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  1. Such a great card, Ann! Love the slimline design and you can never go wrong when a cuppa coffee is involved. Fun tic-tac-toe board this week!

  2. I loved your fun Tic Tac Toe board this week Ann! This card is fabulous with its three beautifully presented cups of coffee and the warm background – perfect for relaxing! Vicky x

  3. Joanne James - The Crafty Owl

    You are preaching to the choir my friend – what’s not to love about DSP – period??!!! This plaid is indeed gorgeous, as is the slimline design to showcase your coffee cup trio. I like the ribbon detail too – ribbon is one of those things I always buy and rarely use! Sometimes a bow doesn’t work – so I like this creative treatment here (I am saving it!)

  4. Ann, I always love how you pull your DSP together – and they are perfect as the backdrop to your coffee cups. The only thing missing is a book because nothing is more relaxing that a good cup of coffee and a book! Fabulous card

  5. I finally broke down and got this bundle….these images and papers are so fun! Love the ribbon treatment too! Love your trio of lattes!

  6. Love this variation on A Little Latte! You are so creative, Ann!

  7. V2ery Cute!!!

  8. Bonnielee McGuire

    Wonderful! My colors and PLAID!!! What could be better, except maybe a plaid dog : )

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