Smile - It's A Cupcake Kind Of Day

by Joanne James26. March 2015 08:05

Today we have a new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary and this week we are working with the following colour combination:

  

I decided these colours were perfect for another entry into this week's challenge over at The Card Concept, this time using the current CAS(E) This Sketch for my layout:

   

This week's colours all feature in the inspiration photo above, and I wanted to create a card with some whitewashed painted wood like the table in the photo - this is what I came up with:

I stamped the Hardwood stamp in Sahara Sand onto a piece of Soft Sky, then 'aged' it by sponging over some Whisper White kraft ink and I really like the look. The combination of sentiments really work for me here too; this is the first time I've used the 'smile' from the 'So You' stamp set and I love it, especially paired with the cupcake one. I have something of a love-hate relationship with doilies (my regular followers will know I don't use them often and even then I'm not sure about them!) but here I felt one would be the perfect background for my cupcake, again, echoing the lace doily in the inspiration photo.

I hope you like today's card and that it inspires you to create something with this colour palette. Do check out the other Design Team member cards - we look forward to seeing you in the Create With Connie and Mary gallery this week.

Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

  • Hardwood Wood-Mount Stamp Set
  • Cupcake Party Clear-Mount Stamp Set
  • Cupcake Punch
  • So You Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Whisper White Craft Stampin' Pad
  • Tea Lace Paper Doilies
  • Card Stock A4 Soft Sky
  • Sahara Sand Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Sahara Sand A4 Card Stock
  • Rose Red Classic Stampin' Pad

 

Comments (10) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
3/26/2015 12:28:30 PM #

What a yummy card!

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Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
3/26/2015 3:40:02 PM #

Oh, this is so sweet and pretty! I love your take on the sketch!

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Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
3/27/2015 11:34:57 AM #

So fun!  I love the combination of cupcake and hardwood!  Great job with the color challenge this week!

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Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
3/28/2015 12:53:38 PM #

I love your whitewashing on the Hardwood!  The wood is so pretty in these colors, and your hint of white is a great touch.  The delicate doily is a perfect contrast, and it is sweet with the cupcake.  Great card!

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Geri G
Geri GCanada
3/28/2015 8:18:02 PM #

Smile I did! Courtesy of your sweet card! I love, love, love how well the CASE sketch works with the sweet cupcake image! I'm with you on the doily thing...but you nailed it here! It's perfect! Thank you so much for choosing to share your card with us at CCC Smile

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Kristie
KristieUnited States
3/29/2015 10:42:47 PM #

Super cute card!  You rocked both challenges.  Thank you for sharing your card with us at The Card Concept!

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Lisa Young
Lisa YoungUnited States
3/30/2015 3:47:07 AM #

Cute card, Joanne. A doily always looks better with a cupcake! And I love the "whitewashed wood".

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Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
3/31/2015 12:18:13 AM #

This card really does conjure up smiles!  I love the cute cupcake and delicate doily combined with the hardwood stamp!  It goes with everything!  

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Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
4/1/2015 10:40:58 AM #

Isn't every day a cupcake day?!  Love  your sweet and simple card!  Cute way to use the doily...almost like a cupcake liner!

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Margaret Raburn
Margaret RaburnUnited States
4/1/2015 8:18:11 PM #

Joanne, your aged distressed woodgrain background is a wonderful look and I agree that those two sentiment stamps are a delightful combination!  I love the doily background for your sweet cupcake (I love when other people use the doilies but somehow I rarely ever think to use them myself!..)

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