Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Bean around the block

Today I would like to show you a little project that I made. I have a wonderful friend who loves coffee …. she will remain nameless but she knows who she is Smile.
I also have a friend who has a coffee business and makes the most wonderful flavored coffees ….. yummy. They have just opened up a new business in Columbia, Mo. called Bean Around the Block. Aren’t in Missouri? Don’t worry, they ship so be sure to check them out.
So, I bought a sampler of coffee and wanted a cute way to display it. I searched the web, of course, and found a great pattern made by Katie over at Clearly I Stamp. I didn’t make any alterations to it and if you are interested in it be sure to hop over here to check it out. It is the perfect size for these coffee samples.
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Isn’t it just adorable? I used the following stamps:
I also used SSD Anglaise Circle Spellbinders compatible Dies and Spellbinders Labels 17.
This works up great using your Scor-pal! Simple, easy and elegant.
Here is a top view
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The little bags inside the tote I also made using my Scor-pal. I've taken pictures of the box making and will do my best to get a tutorial out here over the weekend.

I love the way this turned out and I’m sure my 'sweet pea' will love it!

14 comments:

Barb Hardeman said...

HI Stephanie, this is FABULOUS!! I mean it's just FABulous! I love the whole idea, love the colors, love the embellies you've added. This friend must be very special! I'll be looking for a tutorial...I love boxes and totes....hugs...Barb

Rene said...

This is fabulous!!!! GREAT job!
Rene :D
P.S. I love coffee, is it for me? LOL!

Linda S. said...

Shouldn't you be selling those holders in your friends business???
Don't miss the boat.

Sheri said...

GASP! I had no idea you knew how much I love coffee!!! ;)
Stephanie, you have seriously out done yourself on this. This is one for the record books!!

thekolbes said...

What an awesome project
Trish

Anonymous said...

Just gorgeous and such a great gift idea!

Debbie Yates

StampingScrapping.com said...

I think I resemble that project.....OH MY GOODNESS
Since my birthday is just two weeks away, It's pink
and chocolate polka dots, It uses my stamps and I LOVE COFFEE
I certainly hope I am the WONDERFUL friend you made this for!
If not well.... they get the CUTEST Gift Box of Coffee ever and
I am still blessed by your friendship more than words express!
GREAT JOB STEPHANIE it is BEAUTIFUL. I am sure whoever gets it will treasure it as they do your friendship!
Hugs
Cindy
www.stampingscrapping.com

Cindy2 said...

This is cute, Steph. I also love the Copic plaid paper made by the picnic caddy artist. My daughter loves coffee, so I may have to 'borrow' your design. C2

anaRy said...

Exquisite Stephanie! Yummy too!

Robin said...

This is such a wonderful project and I'm sure the recipient will love getting it. Thanks for sharing it over at ScorPalPals!

ScrappySandie said...

Wow! Amazing project! Love it! I always enjoy seeing something different made with paper. Very inspiring!

Fran said...

I love making boxes and bags too Stephanie. And I love what you made for your friend. I know she will too. You did an awesome job.
Hugs, Fran

Meg said...

Love this! What a great idea!

Jill said...

This a great gift idea. I'm going to have to remember this one. You did a wonderful job on it, and I'm sure your friend is going to love it!

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