It’s Michelle Wooderson and today I’m sharing something fun you can do to add some interest to all the coffee themed products in this month’s kits. I’m using papers, stamps and embellishments from the July Bits & Pieces Kit along with some items from my stash.
I typically create cards in multiples so I have lots on hand. This is what a grouping of cards looks like just before I’m ready to adhere all the pieces together.
I thought my cards needed a little boost so I decided to create some coffee cup ring stains. I used Golden Raw Umber Glaze but you can also use a thick mixture of watercolor, walnut stain, ink pads or watered down acrylic paint.
I added a few drops of the glaze to a mixing dish and added some water. I then dipped a vase bottom into the mixture. I chose a vase that had a bottom that resembled a coffee cup. I saw the dipped piece directly onto my cards. I then let the glaze dry. Instant coffee stains.
I added a coffee stain to each of my six cards then assembled the layers. Black and white baker’s twine from my stash finishes off each card.
You can see a little bit of the coffee stain on each card, peeking through here and there.
Perfect cards for my coffee loving friends. Or perhaps a perfect gift to add along with a cute mug or gift card. Hope you give it a try.