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Saturday, September 26, 2015

2015 Fall Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop!

Well, it turns out I AM alive, after all, and I am still making cards...

I am joining the Fall Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop for their Autumn madness!

And so, sans ado,
I made this--


I began with the "thankful" die cut, which has two, count them, TWO colors of glitter coating the bottoms. I do love me my sparkle!
I wanted the diecut and the coffee cups to be the stars of this card, so the rest went dark, dark brown.
Coffee cups are stamped on the background, and leaf diecuts were passed through some embossing folders add some texture.

My Lawn Fawn "Love you a Latte" stamps and dies in autumnal colors indicate almost all of what I am truly grateful for--COFFEE! (I DID manage to get a "for you" on the inside of the card. Can't have my recipient thinking I'm thankful ONLY for coffee....)

Right at the end, I felt the need for some extra shine, so I water brushed some Delicata golden glitz ink on many of the surfaces. I'm so happy so much of it actually photographed!

So happy to be back with the Coffee Lovers, and I'm loving seeing SO MUCH wonderful work out there!

Thanks so much for stopping by!
All Best-
Richard

45 comments:

  1. Such a fabulous colorful card with the glitter!

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  2. Beautiful Fall card Richard I like all the leaves
    Thank you for joining the FALL CLBH Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART DESIGN TEAM MEMBER
    DL.ART
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com
    http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  3. Wow Richard, what a beautiful card! Love the earthy colors and the leaves!

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  4. Great card, Richard! I love the touch of glitter and the great layers in your card! I like your work, so I became a follower too!
    Take care!
    Michele

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  5. Love the glittery touch phrase in fall colors, it has a feel of earthen BG too, sweet creation! Happy hopping!

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  6. Great card. I like the layers of leaves.

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  7. What a happy day, to see you back. I love that you took time to make your move, decorate your new space, have a lovely vacation, and all that jazz - but we missed you!! This card is amazing. The double color glitter and the bumpy leaves are genius. We have oak trees in the back yard that get those little round bumps on them! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Awesome textures on your leaves and sentiment! Terrific card for the hop!

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  9. Phew, so I can stop checking your website... I'd thought the e-mail notifications had gone haywire or something and kept coming back. Great card and it so fits the mood over here today!

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  10. I love all the texture in this card. Great leaves in the background.

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  11. YEAH!!! You're back! Already I'm seeing two things that I have to duplicate. LOOVE that double 'ombre' glitter you got going on there and the embossed leaves so subtle in color, that's too classy. Happy to see your work again. :)

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  12. Yay!!! So happy to see a post from you my dear! And such a gorgeous card! Love all the texture! And the beautifully glittered diecut! Wonderful card!!!!!!

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  13. Lovely card, Richard, love your background! Happy hopping!

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  14. Great fall card, love the leafy background!

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  15. Love the browns on browns, leaves on coffee cups. But most of all, I love the double glitter. Nothing like extra sparkle on your cards and in your life! Wonderfully designed card, and fun post. Bev

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  16. I love the monochromatic leaves background that makes the rest - including those fab dipped letters - pop!

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  17. Lovely card - love the background of leaves.

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  18. Yay! thankful that you joined us! Gorgeous card!

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  19. GREAT card design, Richard! Love yur leafy BG and I think everything is better with a little Sparkle too ;-)

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  20. Love your fall coffee card Richard!! The patterns and the layers look phenomenal!!

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  21. Awesome! Richard is back!!! Love your coffee card with 2 colors of glitter! I've missed you, friend!

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  22. great card fab texture in the background

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  23. Happy Coffee Day. What a lovely card.

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  24. Lovely textured background, and the patterned cups are really cute!

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  25. Cool card! Love your leaves background card and the glitter dipped sentiment die cut.

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  26. So glad to see you back! Missed you. Your cards always give me a "new" idea. Love the glitter on the Thanks. Hope your move went well and you are happy in your new space.

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  27. cool textures - love the glitter on the die cut

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  28. Wow - I LOVE everything about your card!! Thanks so much for sharing your talent!

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  29. A gorgeous creation and love those die cuts! Thanks for sharing this inspiration! ~Annie

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  30. wow...nice layout and very creative. Love the background. Cool card.

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  31. Not sure if I comments, but love the background and also want to mention the center cuts are gorgeous as well. Very cool card.

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  32. We LOOOOOOVED your Halloween card!!!!!!!!! It was displayed proudly for all to see. Thank you so much!!! :D

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  33. Hello out there! Is anybody home? Just checking in on you to see if you're okay...miss seeing your wonderful creations!

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