Coffee Lovers Hop

Coffee Lovers Hop

Coffee lovers
It’s the yummiest time of the year. It’s the start of the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Hop and I'm happy to say that The Cat's Pajamas is one of the Super Sponsors. A lot of The Cat Packers are playing along, including me!

If you are like me, you start each day with a strong cup of coffee. But, lately, since it’s been colder that usual, I make it a little bolder with a splash of homemade Irish Creme. (Recipe below) It’s not A PURE Irish coffee. It’s a LITTLE Irish... :)
Irish Coffee
And, if you are also like me, you need a little boost to get going. Mine was a favorite sketch from Julee Tilman’s Mojo Monday. I used one of our NEW Digi, Irish Coffee Gnome, and edited the digi a bit to make it less St. Paddy’s Day and more “Day after”. The sentiment also comes in the digi set, and I typed up the word “coffee” and reversed it out. Love the extra dimension it gives to the card.

I thought it needed a bit of bling, so I colored several pearl embellies with copics. This card came together really quickly, even the fussy cutting, which I let my Silhouette do. And, then, I just enjoyed coloring! It’s been some time since I did that.

Want to know how I edited out the out the shamrock using a FREE program you can download online? Click on the picture below, or here.


Here’s the Homemade Irish Cream Recipe from Allrecipes

In a blender, combine heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, Irish whiskey, instant coffee, chocolate syrup, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Blend on high for 20 to 30 seconds. Store in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator. Shake well before serving.
Easy Peasy, Right? It’s so good! And I can make it to my taste, which happens to be a little more Irish.
Now, head on over to the Coffee Loving CardMaker’s Blog and check out how easy it is to play along and win prizes. The hop runs from Friday, March 19 - Friday, March 26, 2021
If you post to Social Media use the hashtag: #springsummer2021clh
And don’t forget our SALE during the Month of March

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