Since I am still sitting here, nursing my ankle, trying to wean myself off crutches I decided to check out some bloggy challenges to pass the time. I loved this color combo and decided to give it a whirl.
And here's my card!
I had to rummage around my scrap paper box for both yellow and pink. Yellow is not a color I use that often. The striped paper is Echo Park and the other paper is Crate Paper. I have been enjoying this Hero Arts cupcake stamp set I stumbled upon in my stamp drawer recently.
The sentiment is Papertrey Ink. I love it because it's so versatile and could be used for many different occasions!
That's what I got today!! Do you ever do any challenges from challenge blogs? Which are your favorites? I need some new challenges to keep me busy today.
Thanks for stopping by today!!
Thursday, January 19, 2012
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Love this pretty card. I have that cupcake stamp, and forgot all about it! Looks great paper pieced. Sorry you are on crutches. I'm home today, too, and trying to take advantage of the crafty time. I suggest checking out either One Layer Wednesday, or Runway challenges: http://simplicitybylateblossom.blogspot.com/2012/01/one-layer-wednesday-75-odd-birthday.html and http://runwayinspired.blogspot.com/
what a beautiful card!!! i just love how you created the icing with patterned paper, great idea! thanks for sharing :)
OHHH! This is a GORGEOUS card--LOOOOOOOVE those papers and I LOVE LOVE LOVE that heart button! I also love that cupcake frosting! BEAUTIFUL:)
perfect take on that photo inpiration challenge. i love you tied the bow behind the heart button. yep, mostly do challenges these days: they're on my blog :)
Love the frosting on this Mara - so cute! I also love that Bunco layout down below - you've gotten a lot done thanks to that ankle :)
I love the card, Mara! I would have cut the cupcake holder from Kraft cardstock, but it looks better just stamped. I love that you think ahead about what would look best. Great card!
My favorite challenges are from the unity stamp company blog. They give out $100 stamps as prizes and there aren't very many entries. I just love Unity stamps and am always looking to add to my collection, :oD
ohhh I love how you did the cupcake!!! Super cool
Hope you are on the mend Mara! Such a pretty card! Love the paper pieced cupcake and sweet heart button! Nothing a little creative therapy won't cure! :) Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)
What a scrumptious looking card! :) LOVE that heart button, too! And the twine! :)
Love the card and the color combo!
This is fabulous Mara LOVE the colors!
I love that cupcake and the little yellow button is a perfect genius touch. LOve.
I have this set - love the icing on your cupcake!! Super papers too - it's a fab card! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!
Hope the ankle is better soon.
gorgeous card! hope to hear you are off the crutches soon! Have a great weekend!
What a pretty card!
So pretty! Love that darling cupcake ;)
Mara, LOVE that you used the Crate Paper I used on my card for the cupcake icing! How CUTE and how CLEVER! Hope you feel better soon but in the meantime - create! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!
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