Tea Together at Tea Time

Tea and coffee are always popular. The images and sweet sentiments in the Tea Together stamp set, available in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Occasions Catalog, are really sweet – but I might have passed over this set were it not for the Tea Time Framelits Dies (one of the options you can choose with a $100 order during Sale-a-Bration). The dies make the set a must-have. Here’s my card I made with Tea Together and the Tea Time Framelits Dies:

Tea Together, Tea Time Framelits Dies, Wonderful Romance, Stampin' Up!, Brian King

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  • Tea, Tea, Tea. Tea is so formal – for many, a good cup of tea is as much about the ritual of calmly steeping the water and soaking the tea leaves and sipping the tea as it is about the delicious cup of liquid. The set also features some gorgeous sentiments and beautiful flowers. Here’s a look at Tea Together:Tea Together, Stampin' Up! 148779I stamped this flower over and over with Petal Pink ink on Petal Pink cardstock to create a gorgeous backdrop for my tea pot. I stamped the flowers off once on scrap paper before stamping here to give a softer image in the background:Tea Together, Tea Time Framelits Dies, Wonderful Romance, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingHere’s a look at the Tea Time Framelits – as you can see, there are more dies than just the tea pot in this set of dies – tea cup, flowers, buds and leaves. There are even multiples of the dies for the buds and leaves. Here’s a look at the Tea Time Framelits Dies:Tea Time Framelits Dies, Stampin' Up! 2019 Sale-a-Bration 149697
  • Wonderful Romance Bundle. When I was looking for a way to decorate my tea pot, I immediately knew I’d color the pot with the very light Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends. At the start of this project, though, I didn’t know how perfectly this sweet sentiment would fit on the belly of the bot. Here’s a look:Tea Together, Tea Time Framelits Dies, Wonderful Romance, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingI was weighing my options for the sentiment when I found that this sentiment from Wonderful Romance fits perfectly in the tea pot. What an amazing find! Here’s a look at the gorgeous Wonderful Romance Bundle:Wonderful Romance Bundle, Stampin' Up! 150592
  • Soft and Sweet Colors. The strip along the base of the card is from the Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper. Not only does it provide a base to hold the pot, but it pulls in Gray Granite and a new pattern on the card. Here’s a look at the colors and patterns in this pack of papers:Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Up!, 146284The three colors I’ve used in this card were pulled from the Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper – Soft Sea Foam, Petal Pink and Gray Granite are amazing together. Such a soft, sweet combination. If you like this combination as much as I do, please save this for future inspiration:Stampin' Up! Color Inspiration - Soft Sea Foam, Petal Pink, Gray Granite

Stamp Sets: Tea Together, Wonderful Romance  Papers: Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper, Gray Granite, Petal Pink, Thick Whisper White  Inks:  Petal Pink, Memento Tuxedo Black, Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack  Accessories: Tea Time Framelits Dies, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Don’t you think you need this set and these dies? Think of all the amazing projects you can make with them…

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  1. I love everything about this fabulous card from the background stamping to the tiny heart on the tea pot!

    • Thanks so much, Dianne! I needed a little heart – and it helped to fill that space. Incidentally, the little heart is from the band of hearts in the Be Mine Stitched Framelits – forgot to mention that.

  2. I recently have had the pleasure of spending some time with a precious little lady at a retirement home nearby. We met on the walking path this summer near my house. We have developed such a sweet friendship! This would be the perfect card for her! I love it! Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Absolutely gorgeous. The sentiment is such a perfect fit!

    • Thanks, Mary! That was such an exciting find! AND the tea items were, in fact, two amazing things I didn’t know I needed until I did. 🙂 Thanks! ♥

  4. Suzie Patt Cullen

    Your card is beautiful, Brian, absolutely a work of art!

    • Thanks so much, Suzie! There were many “bursts of excitement” when I was creating this card. A friend was over while I was making it and got to share in my excitement as I figured out many of these things. 🙂 Glad you like it. ♥

  5. So pretty! And yep the sentiment is perfect!

  6. Jennifer Spiller

    Oh Brian, when I first saw this card my gut reaction was “he has done it again” What a stunningly beautiful card!! #bestbkcardever #seriously

  7. This card is so soft and sweet and sentimental all at once. I just love that you found the perfect saying for it. Sometimes things just click for a reason and I’m sure you will find the perfect recipient for it. Love it.

  8. What a sweet card today Brian! I always love your stamped backgrounds but never seem to remember to include them on my cards. Thanks once again for the reminder!

  9. This card is perfection…I just loved the way you described having a cup of tea…

    • Thanks so much, Sandra! I had fun with this card – glad you like it. I’m starting to feel that way with coffee – I just love the ritual of a hot cup in the morning while everything is still quiet and calm. ♥

  10. What a beautiful card, I would have been squealing had I been there when you made this one. My Tea Time Framelits are on the way, looking forward to casing your card.

  11. Really pretty ! Reminds me of a tea room I used to go to with my GM .
    I like your colors (as always) …. I think the roses stamped in the background are just perfect for this scene .
    The sentiment is a WOWIE !!

    • That’s so sweet, Sonny – the tea room with grandma. So glad you like the colors and stamped background. I was happy with how this came together. Always love to hear from you!

  12. You are the best, Brian, at combining stamp sets. Love how you chose the sentiment that fits perfectly on the teapot. Your hand stamped background is awesome. It is a lovely card. Have a great day!

  13. Beautiful card and soft colors! Yes the sentiment is perfect!

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