Thursday, January 28, 2016

Birthday Cupcake

Welcome to Glenda's Cards!

With a fast approaching birthday for my Mom, I  wanted to try a new card style. Browsing through card tutorials at SplitCoastStampers, I chose the Flap Fold Card. I do not have a 2 1/2" circle punch or die, so my thoughts turned to my Cricut machine. Maybe I could make the card with it! Well, this is my results! Card is cut 4.25" x 11" from blue DCWV textured cardstock. Using Cricut Design Space, I added score lines at the 2.5" and 6.75", then added a 2.50 " circle to cut the opening in my card. From there, it was playing with Cricut images to complete the card!

Cricut Cartridges:
Love You A Latte - Strawberry Cupcake is cut 1.25" wide and is pop-dotted on the scallop circle.
Elegant Edges - Circle Scallop is cut 2.3" wide x 2.28" high.
Once Upon a Princess - Cupcake Heart is cut 1.75" wide. It is pop-dotted on the card to hold the flap down.
Elegant Embellishments - Birthday is cut 2.25" wide.
Straight From the Nest - Cupcake corner is cut 2" wide. This was cut to use on the flap, but it seemed too large. Since it was cut, I added it on the inside sentiment mat. A hand written sentiment will be added.

Martha Stewart Daisy Dots was used for the decorative edge on the flap.

Inside of card!

Challenges:
DieCuttinDivas - Ch. 250 Chocolate Cake Day - Use cake or Cupcake
Little Scrap Pieces - Saturday Linky Party
Simply Create Too - Ch 101 - Ch. 101 Something New- I used a new card style.

I am pleased with the results of my Flap Fold card. Hope you enjoy it!


7 comments:

  1. Wow, love this card Glenda!! Its unusual shape is fabulous! I also love how you decorated it. Your mom will love it too! Hugs, Brenda

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  2. Wow, that is so cute! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

    Leslie

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  3. Awesome card, your mom is going to love it! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas this week!

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  4. Love your card style. Great bright colors. Love the way you decorated it.

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  5. Looks great with the strawberry on top! Thank you for joining our “Chocolate Cake” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

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  6. What a very pretty card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  7. Your cupcake looks yummy with the strawberry on top! Cute card!
    Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

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