Saturday, 18 August 2012

Cupcake on a saucer card - Waltzingmouse Stamps August blog party

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This is the first time I've joined any blog party and have really enjoyed making this card.

In my last post I made a teacup and saucer card and it gave me the idea to change it into a cupcake for this blog party.

I had fun working out which stamps to use for the icing and doily. After stamping the half doilly from Dainty Doillies 2 Small I used the trim from Eat Cake to finish off the icing. The scallops around the trim were punched using a corner punch with the guard removed. The plate is made from the Cheery Lynn English Tea Party die and a circle cut with Nestabilities Big scallop circles with the circle from the Dainty Doillies Large set. The happy birthday is from Frame It.

This card packs flat to fit in an envelope and then stands up for display.

You can join the blog party and find out all of the details here.

STAMPS: Dainty doillies large and small, Eat cake, Frame it - Waltzingmouse Stamps 
CARDSTOCK: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight - Stampin' Up!
INK: Melon Mambo - Stampin' Up!
DIES: English tea party - Cheery Lynn, Big scallop circles - nestabilities
EMBOSSING FOLDERS: Distressed stripes - Cuttlebug


  1. oh that is clever and sooo lovely

  2. How brilliantly crafty of you, Lou! A cupcake out of a doily. That is soooo fab!

  3. Very cute the embossing folder you used for the cupcake base, great use of the doily stamps on your cupcake.

  4. What a creative idea of the doily! How fun!

  5. So pretty! What an incredibly creative use of the stamps!!

  6. What a clever use of the doily stamp for the luscious frosting on this fun cupcake shaped card!! so glad you partied with us this month!!

  7. Ok - i will never look at my doilies the same way again - but instead will always think of delicious fluffy icing to a cupcake. What a great use of this stamp! tfs!

  8. Great job on this large cupcake! Such a fun project.

  9. This is so cute! Love the cupcake!

    Chris L.


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