Wednesday, August 4, 2010


Edite - this card was chosen as a winner at The Pink Elephant Challenge #78!

Good Morning...This is my first of several posts today! I'm going to the beach for a mini vacation and I wanted to share a few things with you!

This first card could be birthday, could be wedding...I left it a generic Happy Happy card because I haven't decided it's intended recipient yet! That's one of the nices things about card making...I can change it to be whatever I want!

I started by using my Flourishes Let Them Eat Cake stamp set. I had my eye on this stamp for a while with this glittery embossing in mind way before I bought it and when I finally got it I couldn't wait to try it out! I stamped the cake plate with StazOn jet black. I need this to be very sharp and pick up on all the detail! Then I embossed the three layers of the cake with Ranger pink embossing glitter...I just love how it turned out! I glued and glittered the little flowers myself with ultra fine glitter and the tiny black ones are colored flowers that I dabbed with my black copic marker!

I dolled it up with some ruffly ribbon, pearls, bling on the black flowers, that oh so pretty lace doilie and ta da...a card dripping with girliness! The sentiment is from a new line at M's called Craft Affair made by Hampton Art.

Fussy n Fancy Friday Challenge #16 - pink and black
Sweet Stampin Challenge #37 - sketch
City Crafters Challenge #16 - YUM!
The Pink Elephant # 78 - Something Yummy!
Crafty Creations #79 - wedding or anniversary

My Crafty Recipe:
Stamps: Craft Affair sentiment, Flourishes Let Them Eat Cake
Inks: StazOn jet black
Paper: Bazzill black and piglet, American Crafts dp
Other: Spellbinder Std. Circles Lg., lace doilie, Prima flowers, black copic marker, ultra fine glitter, Recollections pearls and bling, Spare Parts ruffly black satin ribbon

I really hope you like it! Thanks for stopping by!


  1. This is a pretty wedding cake image, I love how it goes with that doily, very elegant! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

  2. This is beautiful! Love the colors and image. :)

  3. Lovely card .. great choice of colour too ... Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB

  4. This does look yummy thanks for joining us at the CCCB

  5. what a gorgeous and elegant card! ♥♥♥ & i love how you've left it "uncommitted", occasion-wise; very clever! (i do that, too!) ;)

  6. GOR-JUS, Pattie! Great minds were thinking alike ... I just posted a card using this same stamp set about 30 minutes ago before I even saw your card. Sistas from anotha' motha' I think we are :) Thanks for sharing this sweetie pie with us at Fussy and Fancy this week :)

    PS - congrats on your showcased design for Cards too :)

  7. Great take on the sketch!!
    Love the image!!
    Thanks for playing at sweet stamping xx

  8. What a perfectly GORGEOUS card!! This could not be more scrumptious! LOVE it!! Thanks so much for playing along with CCCB!

  9. I really love the embossing on the cake! Perfect! Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy, and I hope to see you back again next time! Lisa :-)

  10. Wow! This is just stuinning. I love the colors and embossing on the cake. Thanks for playing at Crafty Creations this week!!

  11. Lovely card. I love black & pink as a colour combo.
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations.
    Sharon x

  12. ooooohh...tres chic! LOVE your cake and how you decorated it with the sheer ribbon and flowers! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx


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