Friendship Is…..A Warm Mug of Cocoa!

I was wandering around the internet and came across this challenge over at Handmade Harbour. As soon as I saw the theme, I was inspired to make this card.

cocoa card

The last time I used this stamp I chose a completely different colour scheme (you can find it here), so it was fun to do something new this time.

I wanted a warm and cosy feel for this card so picked these papers from Cosmo Cricket. The plaid pattern reminds me of a woollen tartan scarf, and the red polka dots were perfect for my steaming mug of cocoa! The mug is a BossKut die, and the fancy scalloped labels are from a Cart-Us die set. I added a bit of definition round the edges with Distress Inks (Vintage Photo, Weathered Wood, and Peeled Paint). The ivy spray is a Crafter’s Companion die and fitted perfectly across the label die cut.

cocoa mug

The Tiny Text stickers from Cosmo Cricket were just the right size and expressed the friendship sentiment of this card nicely.

cocoa text

I coloured the image with a whole host of Spectrum Noir pens!

CR7, CR8, CR10, DR3, TN3, TN6, TN7, GB9, GB10, CG1, CG2, BG1, BG4, BG5, BG6, BT5, BT9, DG3, Fs6, Blender.

cocoa stamp

Every Monday is Handmade Monday at Handmade Harbour – they have a ‘Linky Party’ to join! What a lovely way to see what everybody has been up to over the week.

6 Replies to “Friendship Is…..A Warm Mug of Cocoa!”

  1. GREAT card and wonderful coloring job… I LOVE The plaids and polka dots together! I’m so glad we could provide you with some Inspiration this week… Thank you for playing along with us at Handmade Harbour (we look forward to seeing MORE of you work!) Cheers

  2. Teresa what a gorgeous card! Your stamp choices match the theme of friendship so well and the dies look great with the colored design paper you chose! Perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at Handmade Harbour this week and look forward to seeing more of your creations again soon!

  3. I love your card – it definitely conjures up warm feelings and fits the theme of friends and family perfectly! Thank you for joining us at Handmade Harbour x

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