In Stamping Mode

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Mmmmm Cupcakes!

Holy cow! Just looking at this gives me a sugar rush!! Taylor, over at the Taylored Expressions blog had a super cute sketch to do last Friday and I just KNEW I wanted to use her cupcakes in it. In order to make the icing look SUPER DUPER yummy, I had to top with Pink Shimmerz. :) Because, seriously, I could do with little cake and much icing!! :)))) I also put Crystal Effects on top of the Shimmerz because I just adore that combination. Here's a little close up of how shimmery shiny it is.

Almost blinding, I know!! LOL! This card also has quite a bit of dimension, so I thought I would include a side view for fun times.

I'm having some girlfriends over to stamp this evening, so I hope to actually accomplish something (aside from stuffing my face and gabbing). haha!

Oh yeah!! I had a reader request the instructions on how to make the card for my last post here., so here goes!

Base cardstock is Pretty in Pink cut at 9" x 4.5" and scored in half
Panels are whisper white base cut at 1 3/8" x 4 3/8" with Soft Suede atop at 1 1/4" x 4 3/8"
The Soft Suede pieces were run through my Backgrounds I large circle Texturz plate
The Pumpkin Pie scalloped circle was cut out using my Scallop Circle #2 die
The Whisper White circle was cut out using my Circle Scissors at ~ 3"
I stamped the greeting from Flight of the Butterfly in Soft Suede ink
The butterfly was cut out using the Butterflies die and using the Old Olive dp from the level 3 hostess kit
Ribbon used is Pumpkin Pie grosgrain and I used a large Orange rhinestone brad from the Fire Circles rhinestones.
I free-handed the stitched look on the border of the circle with my Old Olive marker

I hope this helps! :)


Busym1 said...

How pretty! i love the Shimmerz! I just bought my first couple jars! Thanks for sharing! Michelle

Toby and Valerie Durham said...

Yummy! LOVE IT!

Wanda said...

Oh my, your card is just SO cute. I LOVE the beads for sprinkles!!! Just adorable!! TFS

~amy~ said...

OMGoodness Melissa...this is absolutely over the top a-dorable!!! I love it!!!

Emily Leiphart said...

Yum! Gorgeously delicious. I thought I was the only one who thought of using little beads as sprinkles. ;)

Aimee said...

Very cute...come check out my blog...I have an award for you!

Busym1 said...

So pretty! I love the shimmerz, orderd my first time last week! I used them already! Your card is so cute! Michelle

Olga said...

These cupcakes look so yummy!

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