Friday, March 30, 2018

Hello Coffee! Good-bye Dies R Us...

Hello Coffee! and Hello to the new design team members you will be meeting next month.  As for me, this marks my last post as a Dies R Us Design team member.  I have greatly enjoyed my extended stay on the team.  It has been a pleasure to create with the wide variety of  brands in the STORE .  I have been introduced to some fantastic designers to which I will be loyal to for years to come.  I am also very excited about all the "other" products I have recently purchased such as Distress inks and the very helpful Tutti Designs Poke ToolsThanks to the Dani, Darlene and all the DT members for a great run!

Today I am using my latest purchase the Karen Burniston Coffee Cup Pop Up dies.  I find these pop up dies to be fairly easy to assemble, however, I always find a video to watch before I attempt it myself.  You can view Karen's own video or find another version.  I usually watch two to catch all the nuances of a new complex die. I found the actual mechanism of this pop up to be very different from others I own.  It is really neat and allows a place for a gift card.




I did not plan on using this as a gift card holder so I centered my coffee cup, but you can place this pop up mechanism where ever you desire on the fold.  It is awesome!


Here's a closer look at my cup.  The napkin the cup sits on has some really neat embossing that is hard to see in the picture.  I tried to highlight it a bit with ink.



I used only dies that came in the set except the Karen Burniston Greetings Hello and the Frantic Stamper Stitched Cut Corners background for the front of the card. 



Dies R Us product:

Karen Burniston - Dies - Coffee Cup Pop-Up
Karen Burniston Coffee Cup Pop Up

Karen Burniston - Dies - Greetings
Karen Burniston Greetings
Frantic Stamper - Dies - Stitched Corner-cut Tags
Frantic Stamper Stitched Cut Corners

Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope to see you all around in blogland!


Alicia

Don't forget to come join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog. There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store. For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.





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10 comments:

  1. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers, I love your card, Jo x

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  2. That pop-up coffee cup is amazing! I see what you mean with the napkin detail, too. Great use of these with your colour choices and design. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

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  3. Fantastic! Love the pop up!
    Thanks for getting caffeinated with Edna and the sisterhood of snarky stampers!

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  4. I love that pop up coffee cup - thank you for sharing with the sisterhood's Need Coffee challenge

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  5. Beautiful card - love your color choices!

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  6. A great coffee creation! Thanks for playing at Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers! Sharon Guest DT

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  7. Love it!! Thanks for sharing with the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers.

    Majo - DT ♥

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  8. Love this card, Karen's dies are awesome. Thanks for joining us at the sisterhood of snarky stampers for N is for Need Coffee.

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  9. Love it !! Thank you so much for sharing your work with us at Creates and Makes
    WIshing you good luck to win beautiful digistamps !

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