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Studio Forty CT | Do you like coffee?

I like my coffee, I really do. So I take quite a few coffee photos and I like to add them to my scrapbooks. Today I´ll show you a very simple way that I used that circle stamp up in the photo above to make it work for my coffee shot. Let´s go!

When I was going through my supplies I saw that if I just covered up the heart portion of this stamp It could look like the rings that my cup makes when I spill my coffee. At first I thought I would use my trusted black ink, but I really wanted to make the rings look like coffee, so I got out a light brown ink pad and started working. 

I do like the result if I do say so myself! 

I have wated to use that wrapped banner stamp forever, but haven´t had the right idea until now. So I used it to hold that cute coffee stamp. Doesn´t it look festive?! I also thought about stamping that cute coffee cup, but ended up using the die cut from this pack instead.

So, do you like coffee?
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