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The Greetery Get Cozy, Get Crafty August Release Reveal: Day 4

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.

GIVEAWAY:

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.

Today’s Designers:

Kay Miller

Laurie Willison

  Dawn McVey

Heather Nichols

Keeway Tsao

Wanda Guess

Norine Borys

Lizzie Jones

129 Replies to “The Greetery Get Cozy, Get Crafty August Release Reveal: Day 4”

  1. Fabulous cards! I agree about the Katie’s cuties die – so delicate and detailed. Such great inspiration from the team this month.

    1. Your cards are beautiful and love the colors you chose for the coffee. Makes me wanna curl up with a good book and a nice cup of coffee

  2. Love how you used the Coaster die to make a background strip-great idea. Your coloring is fabulous on the Katie’s Cuties image.

  3. Love, love, LOVE your color combo on the coffee cup…especially how your stamped the swirl! It’s my fave of the whole release.

  4. You said it best, She (Betsy) put so much love into this release! Great coffee cup and knitting mouse!

  5. I’m smitten with the cozy coffee sets and combined with the coaster, I’m sold! Thanks for sharing your projects-I’m inspired to get cozy and crafty. : )

  6. I LOVE that you used colored pencils for the critters. The moment I saw them I knew they were different and warmer somehow with the pencil coloring – to match the warm knit! Sure was fun seeing different ways to treat the stamps.

  7. “Coffee is a lifestyle here”! This makes me smile!! Love how you designed the coffee card with the 2nd cup half cut off. Two lovely cards today (and great projects all week!).

  8. I really like the coffee card – the color honey with the pink, very nice. The other card is adorable and I like the use of the “quilt” part of the coaster as background. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Great cards! I like how you combined the Crimped Frame die with the Cozy Cup Coaster die. I had the same thought!

  9. OOoooooOOOooo! I LOOOVE how you used the little Cozy Cup Coaster on the center of your card, Angelica! It gives such a DIFFERENT LOOK! AND the warm colors you chose to color these little critters are PERFECT! 😉 AND I also LOVE how you used the little sprig that comes in the Coffee Set on the background!!! Makes me think of an old fashioned table clothe! A SUPER JOB on your cards, Angelica!!! ;)<3

  10. LOVE the coffee set and your colors and design are amazing! LOVE the texture of the new stencils and the critters are darling. Just wonderful cards!

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