Cupcake Party Punch Subtles Birthday Card

by Joanne James26. May 2016 08:05

Today it's time for a new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary and this week we have a colour combination for you:


When I saw today's colours, I thought Easter, ice-cream and cupcakes in that order! I went with the latter as I had a card in mind that I had wanted to try out for a little while - here it is:


I CASE'd the idea for today's card from this fabulous masculine card from the talented Bruno Bertucci. I fell in love with Bruno's fabulous masculine birthday card and when I saw this week's colours, I knew I was going to have to re-create an altogether more feminine take on Bruno's card, whilst preserving the clean and graphic layout. A change of colours and punch and there you have it - thank you Bruno for the inspiration! Here's the low-down on today's card:

Farewell Mini Muffin - The trio of punches that comprise the Party Punch Pack in the Spring-Summer seasonal catalogue are not carrying over into the new annual catalogue - boo hoo! Along with the candle and balloon, this adorable mini muffin (or cupcake if you prefer!) will be retiring, so snap up a set now. I promise you that I will not be selling on mine, so don't expect to see them in a retiring items sale any time soon. you have been warned :-)

Sunburst Sayings - My sentiment is from the Sunburst Sayings stamp set - slim and perfectly in keeping with this graphic card. I anchored mine with a pink candy dot too by way of embellishment.

Party With Cake - Another great birthday set with some fun sentiments that I used for the inside of my card, which you can see in my thumbnail above. I love the typewriter-style font that accompanies the main sentiment too.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Do visit the other Design Team members to see what they did with this week's colours; there's lots of inspiration over on their blogs too!

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

  • Party Punch Pack
  • Party With Cake Wood-Mount Stamp Set
  • Sunburst Sayings Clear-Mount Stamp Set
  • So Saffron A4 Cardstock
  • Blushing Bride A4 Cardstock
  • Mint Macaron A4 Cardstock
  • Mint Macaron Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Whisper White A4 Thick Cardstock

Comments (5) -

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
Sharon Hashimoto BurkertUnited States
5/26/2016 4:21:26 PM #

Wow!  I love all the little cupcakes!  What a great idea.  I am going to remember this layout, it is just a perfect one to use for so many different punches and dies.  


Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
5/28/2016 1:19:04 PM #

These are sugary sweet colors, so your cupcake theme is perfect!  Your neat rows and columns are perfect, too!  Fabulous card!


Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
5/28/2016 3:33:41 PM #

Very cute idea!  HOW did you get the lines of cupcakes so straight?  Mine would be all over the place!  This card is a perfect idea for any birthday...just change the colors to suit the person celebrating!


Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
5/30/2016 2:09:03 PM #

What an awesome CASE of Bruno's card! The little cupcakes totally say "party"! I like how you carried them over to the inside of the card as well!


Tracy May
Tracy MayUnited Kingdom
5/30/2016 9:49:43 PM #

I love your card Joanne! I'm with Lisa - how did you get the cupcakes so straight??!! Smile It's a fabulous, feminine case of Bruno's card! Smile x


Add comment

  Country flag

  • Comment
  • Preview

July-December 2021 Mini Catalogue

The new Stampin' Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalogue runs from 3rd August - 3 January - click on the image to download your copy!

Sale-A-Bration 2 2021 Is Here!

From 3 August–30 September 2021, receive a FREE Sale-A-Bration product with every £45/90 you spend! Click on the image to download your copy and read all about it here.

Join My Team

It’s a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! During Sale-A-Bration new team members can get £130 worth of products for only £99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up! AND ONE OF 12 BUNDLES! Stampin' Up! has something for everyone: join my growing team and benefit from my support to enjoy Stampin' Up! however you choose.

If you're interested, call me for a chat to understand how I can help you realise your goals. Alternatively, if you have already decided to sign up and you just can't wait, please click here for the link to the online form where you can sign up and order your starter kit right away! 

Shop Online

Access my online shop 24 x 7, 365 days of the year:

Current September hostess code:


Shop Online

2021-22 Annual Catalogue


Click on the catalogue for a full list of current SU! supplies - if you would like to order any of the items featured, please drop me a line at [email protected] or give me a call on 07773 421446 - I'd be happy to help.

About Me

Hi I'm Joanne and live in Northampton and when I'm not looking after my husband and two beautiful children, am an avid crafter with a passion for all things Stampin' Up!

I must confess that I have never been a big rubber stamper - until I discovered Stampin' Up! that is. I love the fact that I can get such great results with co-ordinating stamps, inks, papers and punches - the possibilities are endless! Join me on my stamping journey as I share the things I love and be inspired to create amazing things yourself!

Paper Pumpkin Is Here!


'Expressions In Color' is the next global Paper Pumpkin kit that will be available 8 September!

Follow Me

Monthly Newsletter

Box Builder

Click the button above to use Box Buster to create your custom box design using the Envelope Punch Board!

Kits Now Available!

Stampin Cut and Emboss

The new Kits Collection from Stampin' Up! is now available!

Click here to see the current kits available and order yours online today.

I Design For




Paper Pumpkin Hope Box

The Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit was exclusively designed by Shelli Gardner and will be available to order 11th October - come back then for more details!

Stampin' Up Stuff

This is my personal blog and is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up! I hope you find it a plentiful source of ideas and personal inspiration but please don't copy my designs for contest submission or use for classes, publication or sale without express permission.