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Sep 25, 2009

Annabelle Stamps - A Cup of Friendship

Today I'm showcasing another stamp set from the new Australian stamp company, Annabelle Stamps called, Swirl Tree I chose to use one image from the set and a sentiment. There is a wonderful swirl tree in the set but I went with something entirely different as you can see for this card. I chose to use the Cup image for my card.

I paired it with some really pretty and fun designer paper (DCWV - Indian Summer)and used that as the basis for my color scheme. I started by stamping one of the cups with Palette Noir black ink and created a mask then stamped 3 more cups on top masking each as I went along. I colored these with various colors using Prisma Color Pencils and then cut them out. Next I stamped a row of the cups using the following colors (Melon Mambo, Kiwi Kiss, Tempting Turquoise, Only Orange).

The sentiment was stamped with Palette Noir Black ink as was the coffee steam which I also high lighted with a Silver Spica Glitter Pen.

Card Base: Melon Mambo - Kiwi Kiss and Naturals Ivory cs

I added the DP along with a loopy punched border of Rich Razzleberry and some orange ribbon. Then I added 3 Blossom Sprinkles to complete my card.
Speaking of those gorgeous sprinkles Andrea has a little Freebie Friday giveaway going on so be sure to check it out here:


  1. Hi Ida,
    I love what you've done! The colours and layout are fantastic.

  2. Such a sweet card Ida!! I am still waiting for my stamps!

  3. Hi Ida,
    What a fantastic card, love it!!!
    Love your design!!!

    Have a great weekend,
    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  4. Hi there Ida. What a fabulous idea. I love it.

  5. Love the colors of this card and these cups are so cute! Amazing card!

  6. What have I told you about that punch? I will pretend your didn't use it and tell you that I just love this color palette and esp. that paper!

  7. I love the different coloured cups! Makes me want a cup of hot tea right now!

  8. This is wonderful!!! What a great idea to use that image in such a cute way!