Happy Birthday Cupcake | RECIPE
Happy Birthday Cupcake Card
Happiness is only a Cupcake away. – unknown
When your daughter celebrates a birthday, you create her a cute Happy Birthday Cupcake Card! That’s what I did and she even told me it was cute – a pretty awesome complement if I do say so myself.
As I began to create this card, I decided to grab the first pinkish color of pretty paper I saw. This became my starting point. Next, I leafed through a Close To My Heart How-to Book for a pattern to follow. Then, I rummaged through some current Stamp Sets for some cute images. Easy peasy.
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- Attach a 4.25″ x 5.5″ piece of pretty paper to the card front.
- Cut (8) 1.25″ x 1.25″ squares. I used…
– (4) pretty papers and
– (4) Peach Cardstock pieces, half being the lighter side of the Cardstock.
- To create the Cupcake, cut (3) Thin Cut pieces:
– (1) with the pretty paper
– (2) in White Daisy Cardstock.
Stamp the Cupcake with Intense Black Ink.
- Trim the Frosting off of the top of the pretty paper piece, and the Wrapper off one White Daisy Cardstock piece.
- Using Pewter Ink, stamp a pattern onto the Wrapper using one of the patterns from the Alphabet Set.
- Use the TriBlend Marker to color in a few areas of the Frosting.
- Assemble the Cupcake and attach to the card using 3D Foam Tape.
- Stamp ‘Birthday’ onto a piece of 4″ x .75″ White Daisy Cardstock with Pewter Ink. Attach over the bottom of the Cupcake using 3D foam Tape.
- Loop the Silver Embellishing Thread onto a large Glue Dot. Tuck it under the left side of the Cupcake.
- Ink up the ‘Wishing you a’ Banner in Pewter Ink and stamp it off onto a scratch sheet of paper. Do not rein. Simply stamp it off onto a small piece White Daisy Cardstock. This is called 2nd Generation Stamping. Trim the White Daisy Cardstock piece with Scissors and attach to left side of the Cupcake with regular adhesive.
- Stamp ‘Happy’ from the Cupcake Stamp Set onto a scrap piece of Peach Cardstock, leaving enough room to dovetail the left side. Attach to the Card.
- Embellish with Silver Glitter Gems.
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