Saturday, September 29, 2018

National Coffee Day Blog Hop - Giveaway!


It's National Coffee Day and Graciellie Design has teamed up with Coffee Loving Cardmakers for a fun blog hop!  Each Graciellie stop along the way is offering a prize to readers who comment on their posts. Scroll to the end of this post for more details on the prize offered here.

Gracielle Blog Hop List
Esther Asbury - YOU ARE HERE!




To celebrate this special day --- 
 Gracie is releasing two new digital stamp sets for the occasion:


My first project is a paper pieced autumn card created with Gracie's Stay Cozy digital stamp set.


Supplies and Tools:
Dies: Fall Foliage Thinlits (Sizzix - Tim Holtz Alterations)
Embossing: Leaf Embossing Folder (The Paper Studio)
Ink: Mermaid Lagoon/Fossilized Amber/Spiced Marmalade/Ground Espresso Distress Ink (Ranger)
Misc. Coffee Stained Paper, Burlap Ribbon, Instant Coffee
Stamps: Stay Cozy  (Graciellie Design), Patti's Flower Outline (Repeat Impressions)


 For my second project, I created some Matchbook Ghiradelli Chocolate Holders. Wouldn't these make lovely favors for your holiday table? You can find a great little tutorial for these over on the Splitcoast Stampers Website.  

 

Supplies and Tools:
Dies: Vintage Doily Dies (Maya Road)
Embossing: Mosaic Embossing folder (Cuttlebug)
Ink: Prismacolor Pencils
Misc. Eyelets, Mini Pearl
Stamps: Fall Wishes and Keep Growing Digital Stamp Sets (Graciellie Design)


GIVEAWAY: I'm offering my favorite coffee themed Graciellie Design Digital Stamp set --  Stay Cozy   -- as a prize to one random reader who leaves a comment on this post. The winner will be announced on Monday, October 8th here and on the Graciellie Design website.  

This post linked to:
Shopping Our Stash - Smooshing Technique
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Autumn Glory

49 comments:

Mila said...

The two projects are awesome, beautiful.Hughs

JessicaK said...

Gorgeous fall color choice for your card, wow, I love the teal.

Debra Rumpza said...

All I can say is WOW!

Christine said...

Love the warm fall colors of your Stay Cozy card. I chose that set as my favorite of the newly released images. Your card shows it off so well!

Tammy L said...

Wow these are stunning! Your card rocks my world! I love the colors, textures and layers...makes me giddy! TFS!

Gayle Bartholomew said...

Your card and treat holder are great. They truly make me feel warn and cozy. Thanks for the inspiration.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Wonderful Autumn colors. Like the candy treat holders. Cannot go wrong with Ghiradelli chocolate.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

TrainWithMeghan said...

GORGEOUS CARDS! I love the leaf embellishments! And colors!

mom2five said...

Beautiful card! Stay cozy is one of my favorite stamp sets.

Scrapper69 said...

Fantastic Coffee Cards! Love them!

Theresa

Mary Holshouser said...

The card is spectacular.
Love the fall colors. The yellow
flower is gorgeous. Your idea for
the chocolate holders might be
used for tea bags at the local
civic club high tea in January.
Thanks for the idea, and for
sharing. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

Dee Earnshaw said...

love your creativity with these sets - thanks for the ideas!!

Jean said...

Some of the best cards I have seen today!

Kim Klinkovsky.My Kraft Kloset said...

Just stunning cards and stamps. Great stamps, patterns, and designs. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

Cynthia Cole said...

Fabulous Fall coffee card and sweet treat holders!

MariLynn said...

beautiful cards. I love the background on your first one happy coffee day

Marsha said...

Ester, your cards are so beautiful. I especially love the Autumn one - gorgeous colors, layers, flowers.

Cindy Holmes said...

AWESOME card and little Ghiradelli chocolate holders! Your card is so amazing! I just love all the different colors and layers going on with it!

Maria Pilar said...

Beautiful card Esher. Love the fall colours you used. And love so much your second project. It's awesome!

brenda said...

A stunningcreation Rsther, loving both the warm colours and the textures and dimension, many thanks for joining in with our 'Autumn Glory' theme at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Gorgeous cards Ester, the Autumn coffee card is stunning, the colors and all the textures and details are amazing.
Thank you for sharing at SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope you play again soon.
Hugs.

~amy~ said...

um WOW. Your work is always so consistently AMAZING.

Andrea Shell said...

Gorgeous cards! I really love the first one - the layers and colors are stunning!

Lisa said...

Esther! Always love ALL of your makes... so much texture,depth, detail, color... these are a few of my favorite things!! No exception... everything is SO lovely! Thank you for the inspiration!

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Awesome cards!!! Love backgrounds and colors!!!

Shell B. said...

Esther your card is simply stunning it just says Fall in every way!!
Love the sets you used!!

Penny S said...

Love the fall colors. The cinnamon sticks remind me of hot cider - I'm not a coffee drinker so we will go with the cider!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

So very pretty!

Graciela // 0299 154240074 // said...

There are lovely. Beautiful

Wendy said...

Awesome designs! I love the “Stay Cozy” digital set!

Lisa Byers said...

Beautiful cards. I love the sets you used. The colors just scream fall. Wonderful job!!

Jessica Burnham said...

Wow, your card is stunning and I love the colors you used.
Have a wonderful day,
Jessica
Polka Dot Orchard

maria f. said...

Love how by shrinking the images you can make those matchbooks! I just love that set - the sentiment "sweater weather" is one of my favorites.

2amscrapper said...

What a stunning autumn card! And I love the chocolate matchbook covers! Amazing stamp set prize here! Thanks for the chance to win!

Graciellie Design said...

The level of details on your cards always blows my mind! These are ALL so beautiful and SO creative... It's always inspiring to see what you make with our digital stamps! Crafty hugs!

Donna said...

Fantastic!! Love your paper piercing!
Your card makes me feel all warm and cosy (and craving a latte)
Thanks for smooshing with the crew from SHOPPING OUR STASH this week!!

Conniecrafter said...

Love the fall feeling in your coffee card! Love your idea for the chocolate matchbox, so pretty embellishing of them!

Ellibelle said...

What a beautiful and cozy card you created Esther. Such fabulous rich fall colors!
Thanks so much for joining in at Allsorts challenge this week!
xEllie

Mimi said...

Your lefy card has me swooning so hard! Absolutely love the colors!!! And you've got the perfect level of distressing happening... YUM! Your matchbox project is ultra-cute, too... but I am pretty swept by the card! Thank you for sharing at SOS. We love our little Shoregirl :)

Mimi said...

Ahem... I meant "leafy"-- saw it after I clicked to publish...

Christi Steinbeck said...

just simply gorgeous cards! Thank you for sharing!

Karthikha said...

Wowww! I'm totally in love with the first fall themed coffee card! It is fantastic with the paper piecing, choice of colors, design and layers! Awesome texture too! The chocolate holders are so fun and lovely! :)

Denise Bryant said...

Fabulous cards! I really love the first one with such beautiful fall colors! Pretty dimension and textures too!

KarenB said...

I love both projects but the card just captivated me! Those rich colours and textures are fabulous, and you used my favourite set from the new releases.

Dana M said...

Stunning projects! Fantastic layers of details and elements. You bring such warms and interest to your cards and projects.

Linnea S said...

great projects! especially luv those matchbooks!

Sue D said...

Beautiful Fall projects. Love the colors.

Vivian Foo said...

Gorgeous fall colors!

Helen Gullett said...

Esther, they are AMAZING projects. I love them a lot.
Your flowers, background and cup on the first card are beautiful.
The matchbook is such a great idea for gift, too.
Thank you so much for the inspirations.