Friday, 20 June 2014

Grats Cupcake

I love making congratulations cards as they can be used for so many different occasions. I think it's one of the most versatile sentiments, so it's always good to have one to hand. 
MelJen's Designs 'Grats Cupcake' is the latest addition to my growing collection of digital images, so it was the perfect choice for this card. I've added dimension to the cupcake by decoupaging some elements, plus lots of texture with heat & dry embossing and the burlap.

I have used the following materials to create this card:

  • Papermania card
  • Buttons, burlap & twine from my stash
  • Patterned paper from Crafter's Companion
  • Sizzix Argyll embossing folder
  • Tim Holtz Kraft-Kore card by Core'dinations
  • Cosmic Shimmer extra thick clear embossing crystals 
  • Promarkers - Oatmeal, Soft Peach, Dusky Pink, Cool Aqua, Duck Egg, Turquoise, Amethyst, Purple & Aubergine


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:



8 comments:

  1. This is GORGEOUS! LOVE the Grats in purple! Really makes it pop!! And your decoupage is AMAZING!!! Absolutely LOVE IT!!! Gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Meljen's Designs!!! Good Luck! I hope I see you again for our next challenge :)

    - Susan, Senior DT Member @ Meljen's Designs
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

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  2. Great card love all the texture & colours chosen. Thanks so much for joining us over at Creative Knockouts, good luck and hope to see you again.
    ~ Denise DT ~
    Creative Knockouts
    {Denise's Patch of Creativity}

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  3. great layout - love all the embellishments. Many thanks for joining the Rhedd and Rosie’s challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

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  4. This is a beautiful card. Thank you so much for sharing at CFTH challenge. Good Luck.

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  5. Lovely cheerful card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls Challenges - good luck x

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  6. Fab card, love that you layered the image too, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

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  7. Cute card. I really like how you used the burlap. Thanks for playing along with us at Meljen's Designs.

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  8. Gorgeous card.

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

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I am always trying to learn new techniques and improve my cardmaking and colouring skills, so your feedback and comments are greatly appreciated.
Many thanks, Nicola x

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