{1.09.2012} for you

I am back with another card for the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge.
Here is a reminder of the inspiration photo:


I still think it is crazy cool!  The text and colors are too yummy.  So many ideas keep rattling around in my little head.  I had to get it down on paper to be able to make coffee.  That is some serious rattling, because coffee always comes first.

I’m still using some of the free digis for this card.  Seriously, they get neglected.
They were crying about being so lonely and forgotten.
So, I gave them a hug and put them to good use.

This time I colored in the cupcake with some Copics and then added some glitter glue to make the cherry on top a little blingy.

Why is it the glitter glue so thick you ask?  Or maybe you didn’t notice.  Either way, it is because I’ve had it so long the glitter is separating from the glue.  It is so thick I can’t squeeze it through the top.  Hmmmm, what to do about that?  Aha, use my rub on tool, scrape it out and smear it on.  I know, I know, I’m a genius.  I actually really like the effect of the glitter paste.  Plus, I don’t have to toss it out.  Bonus!

Really, either one could be used for anyone.  In my head, teal = boy and purple = girl.  But if I am desperate for a card, a guy will get a purple cupcake.  Just sayin’.


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19 Comments

  1. Lynn

    Love how you repeated the sentiment! So CAS and I love it!

  2. lynn

    your bkgd stamping is awesome, lisa:)

  3. Wendy ten Hove

    Hi Lisa,
    These are so lovely!!! Very nice cupcakes! And pretty colors! I would do the same as you, green for a boy and purple for a girl! But both will do!
    Hugs & happy day to you!
    Wendy

  4. Pryn Garritan

    Adorable cards! Those cupcakes are just too cute for words! Glitter paste…hmmm…I think you are onto something there…yes…market it immediately 🙂

  5. Jessi

    Awesome! I am really loving your takes on this challenge. And that is some SERIOUS rattling, cards before coffee? Yoiks. Did the earth tilt a little that day? I imagine it being like me doing anything before that first sip. Even the dog knows she’s not going out before my cup is poured 🙂

  6. Emily Leiphart

    LOL, that’s hilarious about the coffee and the glitter glue! I love these little cupcake cards, Lisa! You are rockin’ the Paper Smooches. Thanks so much for playing along in the SPARKS Challenge again!

  7. mustavcoffee

    Hi LIsa, Simply fabulous cards, love your background and the cupcake looks so yummy in both colourways, Gay xxx

  8. Ruby 2 Shoes

    Ooh YUMMY! Love the colours you’ve used and that digi looks so cute!

  9. Lindsey

    Awesome, Lisa! Love the blingy cherries and how you’ve done the sentiment background.

  10. Wendy F.

    So cute both of them, you made realize that i have misses a few free digis. Love what you did with the FOR YOU! sentiment.

  11. Anne T

    Fun take on the challenge! I like how you text background is lined up so nicely!!

  12. Emily Keaton

    Oh, this is TOTALLY cute, Lisa! LOVE the thickly blinged cherries on top ;)!!

  13. lostinpaper

    Super cute Lisa! Another great take on this fab inspriation!

  14. Marie / Legojenta

    Such a fabulous pair of cards! Love your coloring and the sentiments in both grey and colors =) Thank you so much for playing along in this SPARKS challenge!

  15. Kelley Wrye Eubanks

    Adorable!! Thanks so much for playing along with the SPARKS challenge! 🙂

  16. Kary

    Very very cute!! Those cupcakes look yummy!! I feel hungry looking at it..hehe. Just something about the cupcakes and those cute sentiments which make the cards so adorable. Great job!!

  17. Brandi Hall

    These are too cute! I love the coloring and the simple layout! Great job!

  18. Jackie

    Fantastic! Love it and that you got to use your glitter!

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