Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The Card Concept #167 - Coffee or Cocoa?


Sometimes, admittedly not often this time of year, I know exactly the what, where, when, and how of an inspiration challenge - that was the case this morning when my friend LeAnne introduced me to The Card Concept challenge #167.  

Here is my Clean and Simple creation using Elizabeth Crafts perfect Marshmallow Snowmen...

I've checked and it seems the stamps are no longer available - sorry.

I was inspired by the colors, the berries and greenery, darling cups, and of course the marshmallows in the photo.

While looking for a suitably interesting place to pose this hot tub cup o' cocoa, I came upon some bits of already stamped greenery and berries from PTI's Spruce and Sprigs.   My newest panel die from Pinkfresh Studio - Stitched Scallop Rectangles was cut from Neenah white 110# cardstock.  I embossed the middle section the die cuts to provide a little lift and added that sweet signage. 

Oh, it was so fun to be inspired again!  Thanks, TCC!
=] Michele

26 comments:

Deanne Saunders said...

So sweet!!! Yummy card!!!!!

LeAnne said...

Oh my gosh....this is really, really, oh so chocolately and CUTE! So happy you played with us this week with this cutie!

ElizStewart said...

Super cute!

Lisa Petrella said...

So adorable!!! And I love the stitched scallop rectangle and the embossed dots---great details!!!

Lisa Elton said...

WWCD!! I love every perfectly sweet element of this darling card!!

Jeanne said...

Oh gosh, this is adorable! In addition to the super cute image and sentiment, your attention to detail in the background is stellar. Thanks so much for sharing, Michele!

Bonnie said...

I LOVE this adorable marshmallow snowman, Michele! He looks so happy bobbing in this cup of hot chocolate! Great framing!

artful-notions said...

Oh, how I love this marshmallow snowman!!! The snow, the frame, cup and candy sticks... Your card is perfection!

Marcia Hill said...

Awwwwwww...what an adorable image you had to play along with this challenge Michele!! I love the added greenery and of course that embossed background and scalloped frame too! SSweet, sweet card my friend!! Hugs. :0)

JulieP said...

This is darling and looks so fabulous on the embossed and die cut background!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Ha ha! Move next door?? Get the kettle on - I'm packing :o)
Hot chocolate is definitely on the menu here today - so this card made me smile. Super cute, and great to use up some pretty bits and pieces.
xxx

HilaryJane said...

I am so glad you found some inspiration. Your card is a beauty and what great use of those left over bits. Love your new frame die and the embossed background xx

conil said...

Boy, you really had the right products for this card and it's so stinkin' adorable. You done good, girl.

Tracey McNeely said...

This is absolutely so cute Michele!! I love it!

lostinpaper said...

Super Duper sweet Michele! Love it when I can use up 'pre stamped' bits and pieces, it's a win win!

Brenda said...

Love the inspiration photo, especially those cute mugs, wouldn't mind one of those myself. lol Your card came out adorable Michele, and I love how you went with the inspiration photo. The little marshmallow snowman is adorable, love him in the mug of hot chocolate, such a cute sentiment too. The greens, berries and peppermint sticks are perfect to go with the mug. I love the snowy background too as well as the scalloped borders. Such a cute card! Hugs, Brenda

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

Oh my goodness, this little marshmallow guy in the chocolate hot tub is just too much! Love the embossed background framed by those wonderful stitched scalloped dies.

Bobby said...

Fun indeed, Michele. That's what your card evokes with that little marshmallow man.

Linda Callahan said...

Marshmallow Man look mighty happy bobbing around in the cocoa! I love hot chocolate and marshmallows and usually manage a few cups a week in the winter but my servings do not look this adorable!

Nora Noll said...

This is so cute!! I love that fun image!!!

Leslie Miller said...

Cute stuff! Love the oldies whether available anymore or not. Beautifully designed. The sentiment is darling!

Papercraft Boutique said...

This card put a smile on my face, Michele! Your marshmallow snowman looks so adorable!! He even looks like happily drowning in the hot chocolate. ;-P The lovely frame die is perfect for this sweet scene!
Hideko xx

Kim S said...

Totally cute!! The image is wonderful and so cute with the scallops and the embossed snow! Thank you for playing along with us at The Card Concept.

Barb Ghig said...

Oh my gosh, this is totally adorable, Michele! I love every one of the elements that you chose for this card...especially the hot tub o' cocoa...so fun!!!

Kerry Bunting said...

So glad your friend told you about our challenges or we'd have missed out on this adorable card! Your happy marshmallow man just makes me smile - and in the mood for hot chocolate, lol. Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept, we hope to see you back again.

TK said...

What a sweet card! Love the squishy marshmallow, all toasty and warm!