Hi Friends! Welcome to the last reveal day before tomorrow’s release. I know there are some excited crafters ready to start creating with Betsy’s new products. She has put so much love into this release.
Today is a cozy reveal day… starting with the Cozy Cup stamp set.
Coffee… the most important time of the day! Seriously though, I live in the Seattle area, and coffee is a lifestyle here. Coffee shops are everywhere, and I just love the smell and atmosphere every time I visit one, especially in the fall! This stamp set takes me immediately to my favorite coffee shop. I picked Raspberry Sorbet and Mulled Wine to stamp the cup, matching the interior of the shop. I stamped the background with the sprig included in the stamp set, using Grout ink. I trimmed the panel with the largest Crimped Frame Die, then stamped the delicate sentiment with a crisp black ink. I added a second cup with my dear friend Janey in mind, she’s always my coffee date! I positioned her cup on top of a coaster I die-cut, using the new Cozy Cup Coaster die. This die has two parts: the shape itself with an open middle, and an inner square that die-cuts and embosses the quilted pattern. I taped the dies together to die-cut honey card stock. I adhered the coaster to the top corner, trimmed it, then attached the panel to a kraft card base.
Now it’s time to introduce the newest edition to Katie’s Cuties: Gettin’ Cozy.
I colored this cozy trio of friends with Polychromos pencils, and used the coordinating die to die-cut them. The die is so detailed! I love the open space between the yarn and the cuties.
I used the inside die from the Cozy Cup Coaster die set to make a center quilted background. I ran the die twice through my die-cut machine; first time on one side, second time on the other side, but I overlapped the die just a bit over so I could slide the die back into the holes already cut. This gave me a perfect quilted strip. Next, I masked the strip, and blended Natural and Kraft inks over the new layered Knit Wits stencils to finish the background.
I stamped and white heat-embossed a sentiment onto Jellybean card stock, trimmed the card stock down, and used a fishtail die from the Sentiment Suites Basics Die set to die-cut the bottom of the sentiment.
Well, that’s it from me for the reveals. thanks so much for hanging out with me this week. I appreciate all the kind words that have been left on my blogs. Everyone has been so encouraging and excited for tomorrow! Be sure to stop by The Greetery Blog to see what Betsy has put together for everyone today, and get full details about today’s featured products. Then be ready for tomorrow! the August Release will be available in The Greetery Shop at 10am EST.
There will be a $50 store gift certificate given away each reveal day this week. For a chance to win, leave a comment daily at each blog stop. Comments close tonight, August 22, at Midnight EDT. Winners will be posted at 7am ET tomorrow morning on The Greetery Blog.