Hey Cupcake!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

 
 Hey, Cupcake!
Are you having a good summer so far? 
I am loving every minute of this warm weather.
Today I have two cards to share using the same colors as yesterday's card.  I really loved this combination and the inks were still out on my desk so...why not? :)
 
 
I started stamping my background with the cupcake image from Sweets and Treats.  I rotated the stamp as I moved around the card front, making sure to stamp partial images off the edge.  Then, I filled in between cupcakes with the little flower image from the same set.  When all of the outline images were stamped I 'traced' them with a light grey Copic marker to make them pop.
 
 
Now to add some color!  I used various sized dots from the Little Bits stamp set.  The largest in Little Piggy, the medium in Cockleshell, and the smallest in Falling Star.  I made sure to overlap the cupcake images with the dots and in some areas overlap the dots themselves.  I couldn't resist finishing it off with one of my all time favorite little stamps, the multi-sized dot image from Dream Believer.
 
 
On this first card I added rhinestones to the center of the flowers and a cool 'birthday' die cut from PTI called Swoosh. 
 
 
On this second, card I added a cute little cat image from Waffle Flower Crafts that was already stamped and die cut and in a little pile of things to use on my desk.  I added a coordinating sentiment from the same WFC stamp set and the same word die cut as the first card.
 
 
I also stamped envelope liners for each card! 
 
 
I love this fun background.  It looks like a party! Change up the colors and it's perfect for a boy too.  I think Nautical Navy, Lake House, and Ocean Drive would be perfect!
Thanks for coming by today!

 
 
 


Cardstock: PTI Plum Pudding, Recollections White
Stamps: WP9 Little Bits, Sweets and Treats, Dream Believer
Ink: WP9 Little Piggy, Cockleshell, Falling Star, Memento Black, Versafine Onyx
Dies: WP9 Envelope Liner Die, SSS Stitched Rectangle Dies, PTI Swoosh
Other: Copic Marker, Rhinestones, WP9 White Envelope

10 comments :

  1. That IS a sweet background!!! Cute cards!

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  2. These are both fantastic cards. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  3. These are so fun! That cat on the second card made me laugh - she seems like she's not quite sure what to think about the sentiment covering up her pretty pink coat. ;)

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  4. So cute, love that stretched out kitty!! Thanks for joining us at ColourQ again!!

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  5. Adorable! I love that you left the cupcake uncolored and added random color in another way - great idea!!!

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  6. Kara I love the whimsical feel of this card, the colours, the dots and the cupcakes work so well together. Thank you for sharing this week at CASology!

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  7. Such fun cupcake cards, love the addition of the pink cat :)

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  8. Kara, this is a DREAM!!!!!!! LOVE the color choices, GORGEOUS!!!!

    Thanks so much for joining CASology this week, Yummy!!!!

    This card also applies to the Stampin' Celebration Challege too!!
    Here is the link:
    http://stampincelebrationblog.blogspot.com/2015/07/sc108-inspiration-challenge.html

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  9. Kara....these are as cute as can be! I love your adorable and sweet background, so much fun. Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

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