Art Journal: Remember, I'll love you more after coffee!

Art Journal: I'll love you more after coffee

Today I wanted to share a fun page I created in my spiral pocket art journal. I incorporated a bunch of different elements and experimenting with a little scrapbook lay-out style. Most of the elements I used are combined from different projects out of my "lefTOVERS-scrap box".
The background is made with Distress Oxide, I still have so many left from my very first play session with them, and stamped on it Indigo Blu Ledger, Tim Holz Coffee Rings and splatters, Large VLVS! Coffee rings and Joy Crafts script stamp. All stamped with Java dye ink from Ranger. Then I sprayed some Kiwi perfect pearl mist over it. IRL it does shine a lot more.
Then I built up the layers using die cuts, the coffee mug is from Stamplorations and one I cut from this project, some left over hearts from this project and used some left over papers from yesterday's project to stamp the sentiment on. Which is, as well as the bird, from Stampotique Originals.
I put in a little "remember" tag before the sentiment to make it a sentence. The bird is colored with letraset promarkers on sticker paper and fussy cut out. 

Art Journal: I'll love you more after coffee
I grounded Cocoa Bird on some washi tape and tape a little bit on the right top corner for some balance. Gave the hearts some shimmer with a wink of stella marker and called it done. I really love this page as I imagined the bird being a parrot, echoing this to people who want to talk to me before I had my morning coffee :D

Entering this journal page in the following challenges: 

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Food and/or Drink 

We gals love our coffee and bling, right? :) 

Art Journal Journey - Poetry in Motion
I thought this would fit the theme as well, though I am SLOW-motion before my coffee, LOL!

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Splatter it

Thank you so much for stopping by and have a wonderful day!


  1. Thank you for linking your fantastic page to Art Journal Journey - I adore it! You have really brought the sentiment to life and I can just imagine your parrot warning everyone to remember that you need your coffee ... lol 😀😀. The background colours, coffee rings and layers of colourful images are perfect and make me smile! Thanks again and wishing you a lovely week! J 😊

  2. What a fantastic page - I love all the fun details Cheetarah! Great to see it linked to Art Jorunal Journey !
    Thank you very much for joining us!
    oxo Susi

  3. That's a fun page. What a great idea! :) Erika

  4. Oh my goodness, Cheetarah, your art journal page is awesome! There is so much wonderful detail that I find something new each time I look at it. Beautiful bold colours. A nice amount of "bling". A bit of humour (yes, we girls love our coffee---and a parrot warning people about that seems like the perfect pet). All that wonderful art and a smile to boot. Great entry. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

  5. Oh my! This is so cool! Lovely brown and vintage background with this colorful birdy! Thank you for joining Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

  6. Love your stunning page, Cheetarah! All the elements on it are really fabulous. The sentiment is so fun!
    Mar :)

  7. What a wonderful rich and fun journal page. The sentiment is something I often feel in the morning so I can relate. Love the distressing and coffee rings and the myriad of other details you've worked into this page. Thanks for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday challenge this week.

  8. This is a beautiful art journal page, Cheetarah! Thanks for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.

  9. How fun is this!!!! Love all your color! Great Art Journaling! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Watercooler Wednesday!

  10. hello! super sweet card! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

  11. Oh my goodness! This is absolutely amazing! And so fun, too! What a great sentiment - I totally agree!!!!!


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