February 23, 2012

Hi there!  I made this card today for a few challenges.  I'm not one to usually combine challenges (it just never works out that way for me), but today it did.  Here are the challenges I made my card for:

WT363- Splitcoast Ways to use it challenge- found here.  This week's challenge was to use buttons.
Clean & Simple FTL sketch challenge- found here.
Stampin' Up! Only Blog challenge- found here.  We were to create birthday cards.

At first I wasn't quite sure if I liked my card, but then my 3 year old girl came over to me and said, "What pretty cupcakes, Mommy.  Are they for me?" I guess that's all I needed to hear so now I like it....LOL.

I used a combination of the Create a Cupcake stamp set and my Cupcake builder punch to make the cupcakes.  The tops of all the cupcakes are punched using dsp (spice cake- it's retired now, but I love this paper).  The chocolate bottoms of my cupcakes are stamped and punched out and the middle (vanilla) cupcake was punched using very vanilla card stock and then I ran it through my crimper.  My middle vanilla, cupcake is adhered onto my card using dimensionals.  And my entire cupcake panel was also adhered using dimensionals.

My background was embossed using the perfect polka dots embossing folder and my big shot.  My sentiment is from the create a cupcake stamp set and for my embellishment I decided to use a chocolate chip button with a small piece of white twine tied through it.

Well, that's about it for today!  Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!

Stamps:  Create a Cupcake
Card Stock: White, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Spice Cake DSP
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Supplies: Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Cupcake Builder Punch, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Paper Crimper, Button, Twine, SU Chocolate Chip Marker- for the dots along my sentiment
Technique:  Dry Embossing

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My email address- pebbles4@ptd.net
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muscrat said...

Love this card! I've missed chatting with you.

jimlynn said...

Patty, I LOVE this! Those little cupcakes are super and love the layout too! Very nice!

Athina said...

Looks yummy! Very cute

Jeanne said...

Excellent card!!!

Diane Clark-Sutton said...

Beautiful card. I like how you punched out the cupcake tops with DSP.

Anonymous said...

What a fun cheerful Birthday card, Love It!

Melina said...

Oh Yeah Patty! I commented on this (and saved to favorites) over on SCS! This is a wonderful card! I love the layout :)

Jen Timko said...

Fantastic! Love the texture on the white background. So glad you joined us at SUO Challenges!

Mary Brown said...

LOVE your choice of paper (so different) for your cupcakes and your layout is great! Thanks for joining us for the SUO challenge!

Heidi Baks said...

I love the cupcake punch, and yours look very yummy! I really like the triple cupcake layout front and center. Thanks for joining SUO Challenges this week.

Robin Messenheimer / Robin's Craft Room said...

I just love those little cupcakes! You've done such a gorgeous design with the DSP! Thanks for sharing this with the SUO Challenge team this time around!