Antoni Coffee Gnome – Happy Birthday

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Today’s handmade card has been created for the new challenge at I Love Promarkers Challenge #445

The theme for this challenge is Anything Goes with the option of Embossing Wet or Dry.

You must use either promarkers, flexmarkers, aquamarkers or trias on your work.

Our sponsor for this challenge is Digi Doodle Studios.

For my card I have used on of their digital images called Antoni Coffee Gnome.

Handmade card using an image from Digi Doodle Studios called Antoni Coffee Gnome

Here is a tutorial on how I created this card.

You will need :

8″ By 8″ White Card
Digi Doodle Studios Digital Stamp Called Antoni Coffee Gnome
The Paper Pantry Beverley Eden – Summer Gnomes USB
Leonie Pujol Embossing Folder – Dotty Heart
Black Card
White Card
Gold Mirri Card
Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads


Print off the Antoni Coffee Gnome digital image on to white card.
Choose one plain paper, one patterned paper and sentiments from the USB.

Layer one:
Cut a square from black card measuring 19 cms by 19 cms.
Cut a square from the patterned paper measuring 18.5 cms by 18.5 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base.

Layer two:
Cut two pieces from white card measuring 9.5 cms by 8.5 cms.
Cut two pieces from black card measuring 9 cms by 8 cms.
Next using the embossing folder, emboss the pattern onto the plain paper.
Then cut two pieces measuring 8.5 cms by 7.5 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base, one on the bottom left and one of the top right.

Layer three:
Colour in the Antoni Coffee Gnome digital image, I used promarkers.

Clothes: Honeycomb, sunflower,yellow, orange, mango, soft peach, black, cool grey 1, 3, 4.
Beard: Ice grey 1, 2, 3,.
Nose: Cocktail pink, baby pink.
Hat Decoration: Mango, soft peach, pesto, pear green.
Cup: Cardinal red, poppy, dusky pink, salmon pink, praline, storm cloud, midnight blue, denim blue.

Handmade card using an image from Digi Doodle Studios called Antoni Coffee Gnome

Cut a piece from white card measuring 15 cms by 9 cms.
Cut a piece from black card measuring 14.5 cms by 8.5 cms.
Cut the digital image to measure 14 cms by 8 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base using foam pads, slightly over lapping all layers.

Layer four:
Cut black matts for the sentiments and attach to the card base using foam pads.

Layer five:
Using the embossing fold, emboss the gold mirri card.
Cut out three hearts from the pattern and attach to the card base using foam pads.
To finish add a insert.


Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.

If you would like to see some of my other card designs, please have a look here:

Frazzled Fran Needs Her Coffee

Winter Gnomes – Wonderful Time Of The Year

Gnome For Christmas – Happy Christmas

Winter Gnomes – For A Special Someone


Challenges I would like to enter are: 

Creative Moments Challenge #224 – Anything Goes

The Paper Shelter Challenge #486 – Layer It Up

Digi Choosday Challenge WK40 – Anything Goes

Lemon Shortbread Challenge #156 – Anything Goes

Through The Craft Room Door Challenge 5th October– Anything Goes

CD Sunday Plus Challenge #70– Anything Goes Must Include Something From A Cd, Usb, Digital Download


7 thoughts on “Antoni Coffee Gnome – Happy Birthday”

  1. Pamela says:

    Another lovely card Lisa – I really like that embossing folder. And those gnomes get everywhere!
    CD Sunday Plus DT.

  2. Tinz says:

    Colours are stunning, embossing is brilliant and the card is very fashionable!

    Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Moments,

    Hugz Tinz

  3. Jocelyn Butler says:

    This is such a fun gnome card and I love the layout you have used. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  4. Patsy Long says:

    What a great card. Love the embossed papers and beautiful colouring of your gnome. Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Shelter challenge. Good luck with your entry! Patsy DT

  5. Sheryl Hare says:

    I absoloutely love this!!!
    Thank you for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

  6. Merja says:

    So cute card! Thank you for sharing at The Papershelter Challenge. Good luck and hope to see you again!

  7. Maz says:

    How adorable and I’m loving your layering 🙂 Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday Challenge – best of luck!
    Maz DT

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