Hero Arts Caffeine Note Cards (set of 8)

** 10/15/17 Top 3 Winner at Createful Heart Digis & Design Challenges! **

Hi everyone! Happy Sunday! I’m posting on the a2z Scrapbooking blog today and I’m excited to share a DT inspiration project using the Hero Arts Caffeine Fix Digital Kit. I created a fun set of 8 note cards that I splattered with water, distressed with ink, and in general made them look somewhat messy. Can you tell I had an inky good time?! ;)


Despite the complex look, they really were pretty simple to create as all eight are the same. Working in assembly line fashion, I printed eight brown versions of the ‘low battery’ image from the digital kit and fussy them, and put them in a pile. I heavily distressed the edges of the card bases to make them look ‘dirty’ and put them in a pile. Using the Tweed Pattern stencil and dark brown ink, I stenciled several pieces of medium brown cardstock, cut them into smaller pieces and layered them on dark brown cardstock. I adhered those to the fronts of the card bases along with the ‘low battery’ images. I inked the bottom of a red solo cup and ‘stamped’ it onto each card front to resemble a sloppy coffee cup ring, splattered a little water and adhered a few brown sequins.


I’d love to enter this set of cards into the following challenges:
Crafting By Designs: October Anything Goes
Createful Heart Digis and Design Challenges: #3 – Anything Goes
Di’s Digi Challenge: Add A Sentiment
Inkspirational Challenges: #145 – Designer’s Choice / One Layer Card

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake and Early Espresso cardstock
Stamps: Hero Arts Caffeine Fix Digital Kit
Ink: Ranger Walnut Stain Distress Ink
Accessories:  Hero Arts Tweed Pattern Stencil, red Solo cup, Ranger Distress Sprayer, Pretty Pink Posh Espresso Sequins

I hope you’ve enjoyed this little set of cards and will link up a project with us! Remember, our challenge is Watercolor this month and we’d love to see your watercolor project! Please note that we’ve changed our rules a bit and participants are no longer required to use Hero Arts products to play in our challenges. Each month we will feature a ‘Digi of the Month’ which will be the prize offered to our randomly-chosen challenge winner. And to sweeten the pot, if you are the randomly-chosen winner and you have used Hero Arts products on your project, you’ll ALSO win a $20 gift certificate to the store! Be sure to check out all the amazing crafty goodies in the a2z Scrapbooking storeAND if you use the code Leslie15 you’ll get 15% off your order of $25 or more! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you soon!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

2 thoughts on “Hero Arts Caffeine Note Cards (set of 8)”

  1. Great crafting fun here! I like the messy look, perfect for your theme. I especially like the slight background stamp, nice touch. Thanks for joining Ink


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