Posts tagged ‘Create a cupcake’

September 21, 2013

Icecream and cupcakes …

Do you ever have a favourite stamp set that you absolutely fall in love with, use it lots and lots, but then put it to one side and neglect it for ages?  I came across a couple of sets that I’d not inked up for a while – they are ones that I just love too –  so when I needed a card for my sister-in-law’s birthday, I got out my stamps, and their matching punches, and made this card for her … 

happy cupcake birthday

I love this colour combination –

pink pirouette, sahara sand, very vanilla and the new in-colour – strawberry slush …

happy cupcake close up

While I had out my crafting goodies, I made a matching gift tag for her present too…

happy cupcake gift tag

 And talking of presents, I just love the card and tag kits in the new autumn and winter catalogue from Stampin’ Up!, and I knew my sister-in-law would love them too! 

happy cupcake gifts

All the kits are gorgeous of course – I was spoiled for choice!

The gift tags set has everything you need to create your very own festive tags, all presented in a beautiful little box, making an ideal gift …

she was one very happy lady! 

happy cupcake tag box

Here’s what I used to make today’s projects – all supplies from Stampin’ Up!:

cardstock: very vanilla, pink pirouette; stamp sets: pennant parade, create a cupcake; inks: sahara sand, pink pirouette, strawberry slush; punches: word window, modern label, cupcake builder, petite pennants builder, corner rounder; accessories: very vanilla taffeta ribbon (retired), stampin’ dimensionals, mini glue dots, paper snips.

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April 20, 2013

Birthdays, cakes and pretty pink bows …

I’ve been longing to share the card I made for Anna’s birthday, using the gorgeous patio party designer series paper.  Now that she’s received her card, I can show you  …

Anna's birthday card

I used patio party designer series paper for the background, with its scrummy cakes and pretty colours, and made the sentiment, from the create a cupcake stamp set, the focal image, stamped onto whisper white cardstock cut out with the apothecary accents framelits die.  I did a little bit of stamping on the inside too, with a matching strip of dsp …

Anna's birthday card inside

The pretty, two-tone, pink pirouette ribbon, available in the spring/summer catalogue, is so soft and lovely, and it ties beautifully into a double bow.  It was definitely the star of the show, adhered to the card with mini glue dots.

Double ribbon bow

Here’s what I used to make today’s card – all supplies from Stampin’ Up!:

cardstock: baja breeze, whisper white; stamp set: create a cupcake; inks: basic grey; punches: decorative label; accessories: patio party designer series paper, two tone pink pirouette ribbon, glue dots, stampin dimensionals, snail adhesive, apothecary accents framelets, big shot, basic black and regal rose stampin write marker pens, essentials paper piercing pack, paper piercer and mat pack.

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