Saturday, 16 July 2011

CFC11 Sweet Cupcake Square Cards

The latest challenge at CAS-ual Fridays is to make a CAS (Clean and Simple) project using a sweet or treat. Well cupcakes are sweet AND a treat so that is what I went for. I actually had several ideas for this challenge, but only enough time for these two (identical) cards:

I made these square cards using a DCWV printed A2 card base. I've had them for a long time, and just never seem to want to use them. I bring them out to make a card and fuss around and then ... back in to the box they go. My friend Debbie was inspired by one of the  4-1/4" square cards I made and showed me some of hers today. She had cut down one of the printed cards to make a square card base and that in turn inspired me to do the same. 

I used my Copics to colour in the stamped image (unknown), mounted it onto pink card stock (from my scrap bin), tied some cute polka dot ribbon around the center (Michaels) and popped the decorated panel up with foam tape.  I did scallop the bottom edge of the pink panel with scissors ... my Stampin' Up scalloped border punch is on it's way though!

Stickles provides the glitter on the icing, and I used these teeny red gems (Michaels) for the cupcake cherries. I thought they made cute little birthday cards ... and since they fit into an A2 envelope there is no additional postage to mail them!

Thanks for stopping by today.


  1. Like the cupcake card, your Copic coloring (I tried Copic coloring at Hobby Lobby & Michaels and I'm not that good at coloring so I'll stick to embossing powder or pencil colors if stamped in reg ink) & the stickles frosting effect.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  2. Karen these are soooooooooo cute. I love how you added some colored sugar (glitter) to the cupcake tops. The bg paper is perfect.

  3. Hi Karen, I've found you again. Love your new blog and these cards are so pretty with there polka dot backgrounds:)
    Jenny x

  4. Karen, I love your tray of cupcakes! Great colors, cute glitter, and I adore the cherry gems on top!

  5. So adorable! I love those cherries!Thanks for playing along with CAS-ual Fridays!

  6. WOw, I love how colorful this is. That's sometimes hard to do and keep it CAS. Great job. Cute and perfect for the CAS-ual friday challenge!

  7. Sooooo CUTE!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!


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