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Sweet Treats

Hello everyone,

Are you a savoury or a sweet person? I am definitely in the sweet camp, I have a really sweet tooth and love all things sugary, so when Marion sent me the gorgeous 'happy birthday with a cherry on top' stamp set, the first thing that sprung to mind were all the delicious sweet treats I love to eat.

I decided to create a LO recording all my favourites and used the number stamps in the set to record my top ten (took a bit of narrowing down LOL) and stamped each number using black versafine ink onto patterned paper which I then cut out and stuck onto my cardstock.


I then used the cupcake and the cherry stamps to make an embellishment for my page. I wanted the cupcake to be three dimensional, so began by stamping the bottom half of the cupcake twice onto patterned paper, then I scored and folded the image like a concertina and glued each piece together, to make the paper case.

I then stamped the top half onto pink cardstock and gave it a generous coating of stickles. Whilst it was drying I sprinkled some real sugar sprinkles onto it and a pinch of holographic embossing powder. I stamped the cherry with red dye based ink and coated in glossy accents, again sprinkling a pinch of embossing powder over. It takes a while for both to dry, and I'd recommend leaving overnight if possible.

When dry I pieced it all together and attached to my page.

I used patterned papers from Sassafras, cosmo cricket chemistry range, pink paislee office lingo, bo bunny calypso and daisy bucket. The tranparencies and letter stickers are my little shoebox, stickers are October afternoon and the chipboard letters are american craft thickers and doodlebug.
big smiles,
Nic xo

Comments

Fairyqueen said…
ooohhh cake!!! The sprinkles are a great touch! Great LO!!!
Polly said…
yummmmmm! Cake! :) Love this LO. But then I love all your crafty goodies.

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