Feb 4, 2015

Happy Cupcake

Good morning!
It's snowing again...as much as I do love winter and playing in the snow, I hate driving in it! And I had to today since school wasn't cancelled. We got lots of snow on Sunday. The kids and I were out in it because it was perfect for playing with (until the afternoon). We built a couple minecraft inspired snowmen :) and a couple snow animals. I think I had a bit too much fun, as my neck and back are still hurting from it. 

I recently needed a birthday card for a little boy who just turned 7, and I thought this cute cupcake stamp from Whimsy stamps was perfect for the occasion. 

I started out by stamping the cupcake onto xpress it blending card, colored it with copics and then fussy cut.
For the background I used 110lb recollections card stock. I used 2 clear stamps sets from Whimsy stamps - basic borders and distressed backgrounds to add a little interest to the card. The sentiment is from an older set also by Whimsy - Birthday Greetings. There is another part of the sentiment, but I masked it off, and then stamped that part on the inside. (Sorry, I didn't take a photo of the inside.)
For the lines on the bottom portion of the card, I used one of Whimsy's photopolymer sets - basic borders and backgrounds. I used another photopolymer set for chickenwire -distressed backgrounds and ink splats. Whimsy's little star die was used for the stars on the card. I finished it off by rounding the corners on the bottom and added some glitter to the sprinkles.


Product List:
(all of the above are from Whimsy Stamps)
xpress blending card, 110lb recollections card stock, SU card stock
memento ink, distress ink


I am playing along here:
Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly  Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays  - Anything Goes
 
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - H is for... Happy Cupcake or Happy Day
And here is one of our snowy creations :-)
And a beautiful photo by the lake.
 I just can't get enough of beautiful winter scenery photos :-) Doesn't the bright blue sky look beautiful against the snow?!!!

Have a great day everyone!
 

16 comments:

  1. What a super fun card Ellie.

    So much snow and yes it is fun, we had a little but all gone now and not enough for a snowman either.

    B x

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  2. This is so adorable!! The cupcake is so cute!! Love that face!! The snowman is awesome, too!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. That is one fine cupcake! So much expression, and you colored him perfectly. Such a fun card!

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  4. What a perfect birthday card for a small child. It's so fun and cute. So glad your getting out and enjoying the snow. We decided to go to a state park and do some hiking this weekend. We've never hiked in the winter before. We'll see how it goes.

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  5. Soooooooooo cute!!!! I love love love love the cupcake and loving your snowy pics!!!!

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  6. Wonderful card Ellie - and the scenic photo is stunning!!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  7. I'm not a yellow fan, but this card really is great and made me smile. The image is colored really well and your placement of embellishments is just right.

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  8. This is the sweetest card! I am in love with that cupcake image! :)

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  9. WOW!! Fun cupcake, screams FUN and happiness!! Thanks for coming by my blog Ellie!!

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  10. Love the colour choice of your cupcake card..and great sentiment too.
    Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Loves Rubberstamps,
    Hugs Blankina

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  11. Cute card. Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays.
    Sabina

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  12. Fabulous card! Love that adorable image. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.

    Nikki

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  13. Such a fun card and focal image!! Great colouring. I too love sunny winter's days. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  14. OH this is so cute, I love it. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  15. Such a fun project, thanks for joining the fun at Party Time Tuesdays!

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