Tuesday, 8 September 2015

The morning Brew

Sharing a  'just because', card I made for a tea loving friend, 
who like me has to start each day with a cup of strong tea.
The background is stencilled and random stamped.
Vintage Photo, and Victorian Velvet distress inks, were used for all the shading.
This was also the first use of my new Tea Cups die [Tim Holtz] , 
I have been waiting for months to get my hands on this.
The words are from a Dylusions stamp set.

There is still another week for the 'Try Something New',  Challenge to run at
Try it on Tuesdays. We are all enjoying seeing the super entries and hope you will join the fun.


  1. Gorgeous card. Love the cup image and the background is wonderful.
    Have a happy day ♥

  2. I LOVE your "just because" card, Meggy! And I love that background you have created for those lovely cups! Just beautiful!

    Claudia x

  3. Great card, lovely colours, although coffee in those cups would be more to my taste. Love the teacup die, and you have really made the best of it. Have a lovely day, hugs, Valerie

  4. Great card Yvonne. I've just managed to get hold of this die so great inspiration
    Amanda x

  5. Love your "just because" card Yvonne, what a wonderful die! Can't go wrong with a cuppa :0)
    Val x

  6. Love your card Yvonne, the die is fabulous and so are the words, how true !

  7. Great card Yvonne, love the shading on here, really makes the tea cups stand out. Geat sentiment too.
    Avril xx

  8. Aha! You fell for the cups die did you...nice use :-)


  9. Gorgeous card with beautiful tea cups, I love your new die. The background and words are fabulous. Hugs, Mar

  10. What a lovely "just because" card, the stenciled background looks great and is a perfect backdrop for the lovely teacups.
    Jean x

  11. Fabulous Yvonne and great use of those wonderful teacups!! Love the background too, they create just the right mood for your lovely tea cups!

  12. Such a touching card, and the words are beautiful and so true.

  13. What a beautiful card!!!Great background and beautiful use of the cups, it's like they stay in the kitchen before a flower wall!! Great design, and beautiful colours!!


  14. Have ordered these dies Yvonne and they are on their way as we speak. Can't wait to use them after seeing this stunning make.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

  15. Gorgeous card, Yvonne! I love those pretty cups so nicely stacked up against the stunning background! Love!

  16. Fabulous layers and great teacups. Love it xxx

  17. I love your vintage tea set and prettily patterned background, and the warm glow of the Vintage Photo throughout. I'm starting to waver on that die - thought I didn't need it!
    Alison xx

  18. It's strong coffee for me but I love your stack of cups whatever they are going to hold! Chrisx