Let’s Get Cozy

I’m playing along with Paper Smooches Sparks challenge. It is a theme and inspiration combination. The theme is cozy and the inspiration photo is:

I’ll admit, I had a hard time finding the inspiration photo cozy! But I had a brain storm and it worked out beautifully:

Let's Get Cozy | by karen @ carefree creations

I got to try my hand at mirror stamping with the MISTI. I followed Jennifer McGuire’s video. It worked wonderfully!

The cocoa is watercolored. I added a bit of texture to the mugs with an embossing folder. And I tied it all together with some fiber.

Since it turned out so wonderfully, I’m going to forget that a mistake led me to the stitched border and white on white layering. Instead of attributing that to having stamped on the card base UPSIDE DOWN, we’ll just pretend that I was inspired by the layers of the window sill. 🙂

Thanks for taking a peek!

let’s get cozy
Stamps: Hot Concoctions, Dude Block, Space Cadet, Christmas Sampler, Mini Monograms (Paper Smooches);
Ink: Mocha (Altenew); Wet Cement (Hero Arts);
Paper: White (Papertrey Ink);
Other: fiber (stash); Fancy Fan embossing folder (StampinUp); Stitched Rectangle dies (Lil Inkers);
Challenge: Paper Smooches Sparks

One thought on “Let’s Get Cozy

  1. OH MY! I can’t believe you said that you struggled with finding the photo cozy!!!!!! I think you nailed this challenge- those mugs are the BEST! LOVE LOVE LOVE this card! THANKS for playing along with us for the January “cozy” challenge:) <3

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