Sunday, July 13, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 269 sponsored by Kenny K

It's challenge day at Cupcake Inspirations!  We are sponsored this week by


Kenny K Downloads is generously providing a prize of 3 digis to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card with the Girl Snowboarder from Kenny K.  I've been working on my coloring.  I like the effect I got on her snowsuit, but I have a feeling I shaded the snowboard all wrong.  Thoughts?




Happy Crafting!
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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hybrid Fun

I was having a little fun this morning making a hybrid bag for the July hybrid challenge at Scrap Orchard and the BFF challenge at Tiddly Inks.  I'm loving hybrid now that I have my new printer.  Isn't this bag cute?



Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 268 sponsored by DRS Designs

We are sponsored this week by


DRS Designs - a family owned company since 1950 - boasts hundreds of original rubber stamp designs. All images are available fully mounted, completely unmounted or mounted on cling cushion and are proudly hand crafted in the USA. Our rubber stamp collection includes a wide assortment of images including sentiments for all occasions, easy background designs and fun technique stamps such as our stained glass and plaid designs. The DRS Designs website features a huge card sample gallery, online demos and tips, a secure shopping area and more. Be sure to visit our daily blog with posts from our fantastic design team for inspiration and ideas. 

DRS Designs is generously providing a prize of a $10 gift certificate to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card featuring Cherry Top Cupcake and All About You Birthday Greeting from DRS Designs. I was inspired by one of the cards from the DRS team advertising the Cherry top Cupcake.  Love these bright colors!



Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 267 sponsored by My Creative Time

It's challenge day at Cupcake Inspirations! We are sponsored this week by


My Creative Time is generously providing a prize of one of the featured stamp sets - And Then Some or Main Street - to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


For my card, I used  And Then Some  from My Creative Time, which is a great stamp and die set. I used the "&" stamp and die and the "Then" die to make my card.  I added a Magnolia stamp to make an anniversary card for my brother-in-law.  


Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 266 sponsored by Deasy Designs

It's challenge day at Cupcake Inspirations!  We are sponsored this week by


Deasy Designs is generously providing a prize of 2 digi sets to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card featuring two cute critters and a sentiment from Magic Carnival by Deasy Designs.  I've been playing around with inking the edges of my papers - love the way it draws the eye inward.


Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, June 15, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 265 sponsored by Lawn Fawn

We are sponsored this week by

Lawn Fawn is generously providing a prize of one stamp set and 6x6 pad to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card.  Sorry the picture's bad - I was crafting late in the afternoon.  I used into the woods stamps and paper from Lawn Fawn.  This is the Father's Day card for my hubby - so I made it just in time!



Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 263 Sponsored by Robyn's Fetish

It's challenge day at Cupcake Inspirations.  We are sponsored this week by


Robyn's Fetish is generously providing a prize of 3 digis to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card featuring Sunflower 2 by Robyn's Fetish.  We always need thank you cards at our house.  I love this embossing folder from Sizzix.  I used Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection paper from core'dinations and sanded it a little to get texture.


Happy Crafting!
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