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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Halloween Cupcake Circle Card

Created this card w/ lots of detail. Used Halloween colors: black, orange & purple.

Used Sweet Treats Cricut cartridge to make the cupcake. Used black Enamel accents to give the look of licorice. Used purple stickles for frosting. Used Martha Stewart Pumpkin punch to decorate the cupcake wrapper. Used Basic Grey stamps. Stamped BG center skull & crossbones on black cardstock w/ Stampin' Up Craft Whisper White. Stamped BG mini pumpkins on the pumpkins.

Used Close To My Heart Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge to make the circle base of card. Stamped BG crossbones.

 Photographed with styrofoam pumpkin hubby carved in 2008.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridgse: 
   Close To My Heart Art Philosophy 5 1/2" Circle shaped card,
   Sweet Treats 4 1/2" Cupcake1
Enamel accents: black
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
paper:  cardstock - black, oranges, purple
stamp: Basic Grey - crossbones, circle sentiment 'Danger Do Not Enter' w/ skull & crossbones,
   mini jack-o-lantern
Stampin' Up: ink - Craft Whisper White, punch - 1 1/4" circle
stickles: Lavender

Entering this into the following challenges:

10/11 2 Sisters Ch164 Fall Fun unlim 10/5

10/12 Pile It On Ch40 Fav Color as Main Color unlim orange 10/6
10/12 Pink Elephant TPE220 Color Ch: Black, Orange, Purple unlim 10/7 
10/12 Stamped Blessings Stamping on Black 2E(#2) 10/6

10/13 Fantabulous Cricut Ch181 Have Your Cake 1E(#1) 10/7

10/13 Incy Wincy Insp by Candy incl pic of candy also 5E(#1) Licorice see photo below 10/7 


10/13 Kaboodle Doodle Ch192 Pumpkins 3E(#3) 10/7  
10/13 Victorine Stamps Ch69 Circle Card unlim 9/30

10/14 Crafty Sentiments Anything Goes 3E(#3) 10/8
10/14 My Craft Spot Ch#114 Trick or Treat 1E(#1) 10/7
10/14 Party Time Tues PTT141 Pumkpins 3E(#3) 10/8

10/15 Crafters Cafe Ch32 Fav Craft Item 2E(#2) Fav Craft Item - Enamel accents 10/9
10/15 Divas By Design 3 or more Layers 2E(#1) 10/9 
10/15 Paper Pretties Wed PWC279 Halloween unlim 10/9
10/15 Simon Says Stamp Wed Use a Rubber or Clear Stamp 5E(#5) used Clear stamps 10/9
10/15 Sisterhood of Crafters Anything Goes 3E(#2) 10/9

10/16 C.R.A.F.T. 228 Autumn/Halloween/Thanksgiving 5E(#2) 10/10

10/18 Basic Grey Ch104 A Shaped Card 3E(#1) 10/5

10/19 Creative Insp Paint Halloween unlim 10/6 

10/22 DLART Thankful Thurs Ch#119 Pumpkin 3E(#2) 10/10
10/22 Paper-Crafting Journey Use Halloween Colors 3E(#1) 10/10

10/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Oct Linky Ch unlim 10/3
10/31 Just B Creative Oct Just Because Linky Party Anything Goes 1 link per day 10/1
10/31 Ribbon Carousel RCC86 Fall & Halloween unlim 10/1

10/31  YNS Challenges Oct Fun Fri Ch unlim 10/4

Here is our October Inspirational Photo...

 You can use any component in the photo for your inspiration...shapes, colors...anything!

10/16 C.R.A.F.T. 228 Autumn/Halloween/Thanksgiving 5E(#2) 10/10


  1. This is cute Melissa -nice orange color!

  2. Fantastic card! Love your candy inspired picture! The frosting and licorice is fabulous!! Thanks for sharing with us at Incy Wincy!
    Jackie :)

  3. Awesome card:) Love the fun ribbon!!
    Wow, your hubby did a great job on the pumpkin to!
    Thanks for joining us in the challenge at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K

  4. This is so sweet. great ribbon!! I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #119 PUMPKIN !! challenge, Have a great day
    DIANA L.

  5. Great card...Thanks for playing along with us at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy x

  6. OMG so cute! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  7. Such a fun and spooky card!!!
    Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB!!

  8. ooh fab card , love the image, thanks for playing along with us this week at CRAFT x carol

  9. Cute card. Thank you for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays.

  10. Perfect colors for Halloween-love that ribbon! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

  11. Fun and sweet card!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  12. Fun! I love your Halloween-themed cupcake card!! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

  13. How fun, I love the pumpkins you added to the cupcake! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

  14. Super card - and such a fun twist on the cupcake image!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  15. Gorgeous pumpkin card!
    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

  16. Cute pumpkin card! Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot this week!


  17. Thank you for playing along with YNS for this month's challenge!! :) :)

  18. Thank you so much for joining us at PCJ for our Halloween colours challenge Karen P, Paper Crafting Journey DT