5/6/12

Cupcake Inspiration #159

Happy Sunday peeps - hope you are all well!!


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Our inspiration cupcake for this week:

All these cupcakes remind me of my Spirograph game I had when I was young - SO LOVED THAT GAME! But I was continually drawn to the flowers and so wanted to make more flowers using 14 count Aida cloth (thanks Queenie Poo for the idea)!! So, that's what I set off to do!

I used Jen's Sketch for You To Try for May - it's a good one; be sure to check it out!  I used some really old My Mind's Eye Paper (Quite Contrary) for some bright and fun colors - not to mention fab florals and polka dots (ahhhh...delightful)!! 

I actually have 2 layers of the Fine Linen; the bottom layer is the base card; the top layer is a bit smaller and embossed with large polka dots from Cuttlebug embossing folder.

After cutting the flowers out, I spritzed them with Pink Cadillac Glimmer Mist, added some machine stitching, some faux glass beads, fun ribbon and even a scallop on the inside cut from Aida cloth. 

I made this into a Mother's Day card using Verve Visual's Because of You Stamp Set  (You have been my inspiration, my confidante, my friend. Because of you I've learned to love, to forgive, and to live a life filled with purpose.).

TFL! Hope you have a great day!!

Hugs,

WHAT'S IT TAKE?
Stamps: Verve Visual Becuase of You
Papers: PTI Hibiscus Burst, Fine Linen, DP by MME
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, PTI Vintage Cream
Accessories: PTI Scallop Die & Flowers, buttons by PTI, Aida cloth, Pink Cadillac Glimmer Mist, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder

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10 comments:

Rene said...

Beautiful card!
Rene :D

Pami said...

Gorgeous card MP, love the beautiful colours! Hope you are ok hon. P x

Catherine said...

This is fabulous, love all the different colours, so pretty....

Anita said...

This is beautiful Michele. Love the flowers and colors, and the papers are yummy!

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous ,.Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments.xxx

Lisa Jane said...

ooh those flowers look gorgeous Mrs P .. so pretty
Lisa x

Kim Bell said...

Very cute card. Love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Whimsy Stamps.
Hugz
Kim

Tammy Ortiz said...

Very Cute Card.
I love the colors a whole lot

We would like to thank you for Entering Whimsy Stamps inspirations Challenge.

We hope to see you back next week. Winner will be announced Wed.
Best of Luck Always,

Hugs from Tammy Ortiz - DT Digi Team for Whimsy Stamps

Jo Davies said...

Simply gorgeous..... Thanks for sharing with us over at Crafty Sentiments this week.

Big hugs Jo xxx

Amy Sheffer said...

So beautiful! Love the flowers. All the different polka dots make this so cheery! Thanks for joining us at SFYTT!