Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Hot Cocoa Anyone?

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Did you have a good weekend?  Mine was a busy one.  The ravioli making was actually very fun.  I'd never made pasta before!  I have a 'pasta' machine for my clay, but I don't think it's the same lol!  Anyway, the Butternut Squash Ravioli turned out YUMMY : D

Now my hubby is sick : (  But the good news is that I don't have to cook lol!  As I write this, it's evening in California.  Just about time for me to fill up my Tinkerbell mug with Starbuck's Hot Cocoa.  Yes, it's true... I've become a hot cocoa snob!  When did that happen?  I used to enjoy Nestle's... *singing* N-E-S-T-L-E-S, Nestle's makes the very best... chocolate!  If you are young in years, you will not get my song, but those of us who are a bit older will remember : D

I decided that it was time for me to haul out my Cricut and cut out a tag for today's project.  I've used A Cuppa by Elisabeth Bell for SCACD.  Isn't she darling?  And look... she already has her Starbuck's Hot Cocoa!!!

 I've used my usual... copic markers to color this cutie-pie.  She's accented with Stardust Stickles (my fave Stickles!).  I made the pearls with my Graphite Viva Decor Paper Pen.  I love blue and black together : )

Here's another view to show you how scrumptious the Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz is that I sprayed over the entire piece!  I may have overdone it just a tad hee hee...
Here's the Recipe for this oh-so-cute-tag!

Flower and Jewelry:  Hobby Lobby
Stash:  Ribbon, Lace, Cardstock

Important News!
Have you been waiting for my Cricut Blog Candy???  I've decided that the post will go up for that at the same time the Sneak Peeks begin for SCACD - that's tomorrow!!!  So... you'll have a chance to enter to win some Cricut fun here, then I'll direct you to TWO fabulous designer's blogs who will have not only their Sneak Peek, but BLOG CANDY to give away - woot woot!!!  More to come also on Thursday!!! : D

Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to visit me.  I love you more than you know ♥

May God bless you, keep you and comfort your soul~



8 comments:

SusanLotus said...

Very beautiful tag! Great colouring and choice of colours.

Loz ♥ said...

HI Lori.. let's just say YUM! That ravioli sounds delicious and I have NEVER made pasta before either... surely it really is easier to just buy it?? Hope your DH isn't too sick - mine is currently dying from man-flu and thinks his throat is the sorest anyone in the whole world has ever had :)
I love your tag, the blues are just stunning with the black and white! Enjoy your day x

Teresa said...

What a beautiful tag, colors and the picture! that chocolate is rich!! A hug!

Linda said...

What a super stunning tag!!!! The colors are so vibrant!!!! The image is adorable!!!~! Fabulous work all around!!!!!!

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous tag, Lori! I love the rich blues and the sweet image! Wonderful coloring and details!

Lorraine said...

Oh Lori, your tag and coloring of that sweetie are awesome! Love the colors and detailing!

Susan said...

Thanks for sharing this lovely tag Lori. I really like the way you balanced the use of blue and black!

Sandra said...

Oh This is so pretty! the image is just so adorable and the colours are fabulous too:) Sandra H

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