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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Cupcake Bday Card

Guess you could say instead of thinking outside the box I thought outside the bag when creating this birthday card.

Made this birthday card to resemble a Victoria Secret's (VS) bag by recycling parts from a VS bag. 

Stamped & die cut Hero Arts/Sizzix Cupcake & sentiment. Inked edges of sentiment tag. Added enamel accents, Glossy accents & stickles to cupcake. Die cut HA/Sizzix tray using shiny metal material.

Supplies List 

adhesive:  foam, Scotch ATG
Coloring/Distressing: inking -  Memento RoseBud
enamel accents: white - added to cupcake
Glossy accents: added to cupcake 
ink: Memento - LadyBug, RoseBud
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper:  Elizabeth craft designs Shimmer Sheetz acid-free mylar paper,
   cardstock - pink white
recycle: Victoria Secret's bag, ribbon
ribbon: VS ribbon
stamp/die:  Hero Arts/Sizzix Happy Birthday Cupcakes Set
stickles: Pink & Xmas Red - added to cherry on cupcake

Entering this into the following challenges:    

8/14 Suzy Bee's Ch#87 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... Celebration    UE 8/8

8/16 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  Homegrown Summer   5E(#2)  8/10 
    Homegrown Summer - Homemade Cupcake

8/18 Simon Says Stamp Wed Ch: Food or Drink   5E(#1) 8/12

8/19 A Blog Named Hero Metallic Ch  5E(#1) totcomb5ch 8/10 

8/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Aug 2015 Ch UE 8/1
  Pattern Paper - recycled Victoria Secret bag 


  1. Your shiny tray really shows off that cupcake, and using the bag as your inspiration was a good idea, Melissa! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  2. Cute birthday card, and well coordinated with your bag! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  3. Another lovely entry for Suzy Bew'a challenge 92 and my Patterned Paper August challenge. x

  4. This is awesome - and I think you could enter it into the Food challenge over at DoubleClick - Here is a link for you!! Would love to see it in our gallery!!
    Taunya Butler

  5. This is great, thanks for joining us xx Jan PP DT!