General Cards

Time for Tea!

I had a lot of fun this past week-end making cards.  We had a lot of rain….so I made a lot of cards.  I posted this card on my Instagram (Pat’s Card Corner) and promised more details, so here you go!

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This card was made using the TIme for Tea stamp set, the coordinating Spot of Tea Framelit Dies and the Tea Room Designer Series Paper.

When I first saw the Tea Room papers, I wasn’t sure about some of the designs, but after playing around with the papers and all the different combinations,,,well I realized how many of the colors remind me of the fall….yellows, greens, oranges and maroon.  Especially the last two colors…orange and maroon.  Now to most people these colors wouldn’t seem like a good combination.

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But not only do I like these colors….I wear these colors too because they just happen to be the colors of my favorite college football team….the Virginia Tech Hokies!  The picture above looks a little more purpleish….but it’s close enough for me.  And the background even resembles “Hokie tracks”….the footprints left by our mascot, the Hokie Bird!

If you’d like to make this card, this is what you’ll need:

  • Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock – Cut 4 ¼” x 11”; Score at 5 ½”
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock – Cut 4” x 5 ¼” and also 2 1/4” x 2 1/4”
  • Tea Room Designer Series Paper – Cut 3 ¾” x 5” and also 1 1 2/“ x 4 1/2”
  • Rich Razzleberry Cardstock – Cut 3 ½” x 1 ¾”, strip cut ¾” x 4”
  • Rich Razzleberry Ribbon 
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock – scraps for Stitched Square 2 ⅛’ x 2 ⅛”, and for 2 teacups, plus a strip cut ⅝” x 4” for banner
  • Triple Banner Punch (Cut notch in banner, then trim banner to about  to 2 ½”
  • Time for Tea Stamp Set & Spot of Tea Framelit Dies
  • Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Calypso Coral
  • Stampin’ Blends – Calypso Coral Light, Rich Razzleberry Light 
  • Glue dots, snail adhesive, Stampin’ dimensionals

I’ve got a few more Time for Tea cards that I’ll be sharing soon, so I’ll hope you’ll check back to see what I made.  To make it easy to know when I’ve posted, please follow my blog and an email will be sent to you each time I post.

If you need supplies for this card and want to make your own, check out my online Stampin’ Up shopping portal by clicking on the link below.  there are lots of good things there!  (And please use the August Host Code when you’re checking out!)

LET’S GO SHOPPING!

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Happy Stamping!
Patricia

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