Sweet Spot

On what is supposed to be the first day of summer vacation, I am home with a sick little boy.  Luckily, it's the one who likes to be crafty so I got in some stamping time :)

My card today was inspired by the CAS-ual Fridays "Sweet Spot" Challenge;  to use polka dots. I started by die cutting the coffee cup & cozy from the Cozy Coffee set by 'Lil Inker Designs.  Next I did my stamping and paper pieced the center heart for some contrast in color and pattern.  I added a fun banner & button detail to the focal panel for added interest and balance.

I hope your weekend is off to a great start!

**My Stamps for Sale page has been updated.  I am listing all on ebay tomorrow (Monday, June 11).  Please email me asap if you are interested in any of the stamps listed!!!

Stamps:  Cozy Coffee ('Lil Inker)
Ink:  Fresh Snow (PTI), Early Espresso, Crumb Cake (SU!) 
Paper: Crumb Cake, Naturals White, Cherry Cobbler (SU!), Jingle patterned paper (Lily Bee Designs)
Accessories:  Cozy Coffee dies, Banner Trio (Wplus9), Early Espresso Bakers Twine (SU!), misc button


Tracy S said...

Woah! That is a whole lotta liking..lol Love the card and the sentiment. LOVE the polka dot cup!

Angie Tieman said...

This is WAY cute! And perfect timing, since I just finished a large coffee! I'm not sure who I could give this to and mean it, heehee! I love how you used the polka dots and the little flags and button at the top!

Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays this week!

Kimie said...

Awww, those boys are adorable! :)
I haven't looked at your blog in a few days, and I can see I have missed a lot. Love every card you have posted this first week of June but especially this "Love you more than coffee" card!!
So sorry you have a sick little boy. I hope he is feeling better soon!

Deb said...

Fabulous card, Maureen! Love, love the design! Awesome use of patterned dotty paper. So glad you could play along this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

Hope your sick little one is feeling better soon!

Marlou McAlees said...

Im loving this card :) ♥

Christina said...

Fantastic design, and I love the sentiment! The paper piecing looks great! Thanks for joining us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

Lisa A. said...

Hi Maureen!! Your card is so sweet...love the coffee cup...the banner in the top corner is placed just perfectly...thanks for sharing your creativity this week at CAS-ual Fridays:)!! Hope your little one is feeling better real soon:)!!!!

Virginia L. said...

So perfect in every way! Love love this! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Dana said...

EEEK, this is pure CAS perfection. I love the tiny "ribbon" tails near the top. Such a great touch. Great job with this week's CAS-ual Friday challenge:)

Susie said...

This CAS rocks the house! From the dots on the green dp, the dotted steam lines and the repeat of red - balanced, fun, and very clever. I love the use of craft paper for your base which compliments the coffee sleeve! Fantastic design!