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Feb 4, 2015

Happy Cupcake

Good morning!
It's snowing 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!


  1. Happy cupcake,love it xx

  2. 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

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

    A Mermaid's Crafts

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

  5. 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.

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

  7. Wonderful card Ellie - and the scenic photo is stunning!!

  8. 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.

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

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

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

  12. Cute card. Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays.

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


  14. 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!

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

  16. Anonymous22:50

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


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