Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Truly Scrumptious Challenge 6

Hi everyone, and Happy Wednesday.
We've got another fantastic sketch challenge at Truly Scrumptious this week. Scrumptious Cupcakes are the theme, with downloads from The Cutting Cafe. There are so many variations for cupcakes, you can decorate them how you like, they just need to be mouthwateringly delicious...and I've not had a cupcake yet that wasn't delicious. mouth's watering already.
I've chosen Bo Bunny surprise there...but they are from a different collection this time. I love those rich colours.
I stamped a Hero Arts Cranesbill stamp on the Bazzil cupcake mat, using primary and secondary stamping, to get a softer effect, and a sense of distance. I also inked around the edges, and sponged ink into the centre of the mat to add to the soft look. It's all very subtle.
I coloured and cut out my cupcake and stand images, and glued them onto the mat. I added a black outline around part of the cake stand for a bit of definition. Then a touch of glitter to some of the hearts, and layered up the Bo Bunny papers. A couple of Hydrangea blossoms from Prima, and 'VOILA' there you have it....

This is how I finished off the inside of the card. I love that shadow stamping, and should try it more often. Hope you'll join in with the challenge this time, can't wait to see your Truly Scrumptious creations.



cats whiskers said...

What a great card Debbie, love that image it made me feel quite hungry and the papers are a perfect match, your colouring is great
Hugs Jacqui x


Oh wow Debbie, this is such a fabulous card hunny, im loving those cupcakes. So yummy and what gorgeous papers too. Have a great day hunny, hugs Linda x

Michele said...

Fabulous card Debbie. Love the image and the colours you've used. Hugs Michele x

magic boxes said...


I absolutely adore your cards. I always feel like I'm looking at a beautiful fairytale.

They're so three dimensional and the detail is out of this world.

congratulations on the arrival of your little Gran-daughter, she's beautiful. You must be 'over the moon'!

Elaine x

Mina said...

This is ssssooooo gorgeous Debbie...I love the colours you used so much...its perfect xxx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Debbie,l love the colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Rach said...

what a gorgeous cupcake Debbie. looks very posh sat on it's cake stand...fabulous card, love the little heart brads that you have used..
hugs Rachxx

Sharon said...

This is lovely Debbie. I love the soft stamping on the DP.

Nicole Bailey said...

Debbie, LOVE your card it is truly scrumptious! Love all the layers!

Rica said...

Hi Debbie - fabulous the Bo Bunny papers and the background stamping is fanatastic. The bling on your scrummy cupcake is stunning.
hugs Heather xx

Debbie said...

A gorgeous card Debbie, love the yummy image and the papers are fab.
Thanks for entering my blog candy & good luck! Debbie x

Danita said...

Beautiful card Debbie!!! Love those rich colors you picked!!!
Awesome job with this challenge!!!


gina said...

gorgeous card Debbie, love the papers you have used
Gina xxx

Jill said...

ohh Debbie this is yummy and looks good enough to eat hugs Jill xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Debbie, I hope you are enjoying the Bank Holiday weekend. I love this card, the image is great and the all the pretty colours you have used.
Hugs Lynsey:)

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