Monday, May 23, 2011

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge #112 and DT Call

Edit:  OMGoodness, I forgot to include the information about the DT call we're having.  The call will be open until June 1st and the new sweeties will be chosen and notified by June 7th.  For all the details, please head over to the Cupcake Inspirations Challenge blog.  Good LUCK!!

Happy Monday my friends!  How's that for an oxymoron!!  I hope you had a happy weekend.  I did... mostly!  Didn't feel well Saturday evening, but it was short-lived so no worries.  Yay!!  Today I'm going to share my Cupcake Inspirations Challenge card for this week.  As always, the cupcake photo is just fabulous and it was fun deciding what to create.  Here's what I came up with...

Wonderful image, right?  Of course, it's a Lili of the Valley stamp called Rosie Posie.  Cute, eh?  As I've said many times before, I just love LOTV stamps.  They are all so precious!  OK... now the challenge photo...

Do you love hydrangeas?  If you do, I'm sure you love this photo and the challenge!   And great colors, right?  Pulled the pastel artist right on out of me.  Fun!

I know the layout and embellies are pretty boring.  I don't know what my problem was when finishing off this card.  I looked for a SKETCH to follow but didn't find one I really wanted to go with, so I just went simple (boring).  And then... after I'd stickled up the flowers and dots on the wrapping, I went and smudged it so there is stickles in all kinds of odd places on this card!  : )  Whoops!!  It seems like I'm always doing something!!

Other challenges:

Lollipop Crafts - bling it!
Whoopsie Daisy - birthday challenge
Woodware USA - anything goes
I Did it Creations Challenge  - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - bling it on
Creative Card Crew - cute and girly
Papertake Weekly Challenge - bloom and grow
Sweet Stamps - birthday card
Tuesday Throwdown - baby/child
Claudia and Company - birthday card for a girl
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - sparkle and shine
Divas by Design - one for the girls
Truly Scrumptious - anything goes
Paper Play Challenge - sparkle galore
Cheerful Stamp Pad  - make it colorful
Inspire Me Fridays  - anything goes
Stamps & Fun = Creativity  - flower power
Little Claire's - sparkle
Desert Island Crafts Challenge - pick 3 (pattern paper, glitter, image, square card
Scrappy Frogs - happy birthday
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Simply Create - special day/event
A La Card Monkey - they say it's your birthday
Catch the Bug Challenge - grads, dads and other celebrations (mine = happy birthday)
Wee Memories - stamp it
The Hotspot  - Case-A-Cake -- shaded lavendars #2 and #4

Thanks for stopping in today folks!  Have a great Monday and we'll see you again soon.

Stamps:  LOTV Rosie Posie, sentiment - unsure
Papers:  Prima Sweet Fairy Collection, Gina K. pure luxury
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black
Supplies:  Crystal stickles, purple and 'diamond' gems
Techniques:  Copic markers and prismacolor pencils w/ OMS



The image says it all, beautiful colouring, love the blings.



Its a beautiful card Denise and the colours are so pretty. She's one of my favourites

Rachel Hope

ACK! Adorable!!!! Love it!!!

Jacki Randolph

OMG!! Beautiful and Adorabl all rolled into one Fabulous card!! Oh this image is a must have, after seeing her so beautifully colored! Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stamps.


This card is so beautiful! love that image, colors and bling. Thanks for sharing with us at Lollipop Crafts this week.
Zulma DT


Your card is adorable. I love that color!!! Those cupcakes look deelish too! Thanks for playing in the WoodwareUSA challenge this week. Good luck.


Alicia a.k.a. Crafty Al

Denise, your card is adorable! Love that little girl image. So glad you played along with us this week at Woodware USA!

Lisa aka Myran

Such a cute girl on a cute card!! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

Nikki Byrne

It is beautiful, I have this image too and just love it. The bling is perfect for our challenge here at OSAAT this week. Good luck. NIkki DT


Gorgeous!!!!! Thanks for joining in with our Cute & Girly Challenge at the Creative Card Crew.
Caroline x

Lorraine A

Gorgeous card Denise :-) the image is just so adorable and the colours and LO are fab ,,, not boring at all !!! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x


Wow, what a gorgeous card! Love those colours and the LOTV image has been coloured beautifully. Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week and good luck, Hugs, Teresa x

Cindy van Oorschot

What a sweet birthday card. I love the colors you used and those gems on the card are just perfect. Great coloring too.
Thanks for joining us over at a la card monkey.
Cindy GD


Fantasic card. Great colorcombo. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

Hugs Nadell


Great card, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx


Beautiful card and such a sweet image! I love the colors!! Thanks for playing along with us at Catch the Bug!
Tammy :)

Melissa S.

Oh how beautiful. I love this image too and the coloring is great and the papers and the layout. Thanks for joining us at Bugaboo this week.


beautiful!!! love the inspirational picture of cupcakes!! thanks for playing along at a la card monkey!

Jodie Mackrell

cute card! love the bling and the sentiment! thank you for playing this weeks Bugaboo challenge at catch the bug!


This is such a cute card - love the image and papers!
Thank you so much for joining us at Little Claire's this week x


Gorgeous card.
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play for our sparkle galore challenge.
Apologies for having to copy and paste today I thought it would be better than not leaving comments, I'm in a lot of pain with my shoulder and it hurts to type
hugs Mandy xx

Shirley Pumpkin

What a really pretty card, I just love the color and all the gems!!
Thanks for doing the challenge with us at A La Card Monkey!

Love crafts forever

Thank you so much for playing at OSAAT this week.
Hugs Nataliya.

Linda R.

This is soooo cute. That image is adorable. And you coloring is amazing..


SO SWEET! Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy ;-)


Very beautiful card...very sweet image and I really like the way you have used the gems!!
Thank you for joining us at Simply Create for our Special Day challenge...hope to see you again for the next challenge.


Adorable image Great background and bling. Thanks for sharing your art in the Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge.


Hi Denise, your card is fantastic, love the colours, the sweet image, the clean design, the papers, and the bling. Thanks for joinign us at Crafty Catz. Hugs, Dawn


Oh Dear, I share your love for LOTV, they are my favourites! Your card is very beautiful, tzhe colours are fantastic! Thanks for sharing it with us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY!

Hippieaud (aka Audrey)

This is just GORGEOUS Denise! Your coloring fits so perfectly with the inspiration picture. Thanks so much for sharing this with our WHOOPSI DAISY challenge this time:)

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun

What a sweet image and you colored it so beautifully! Thanks for joining us in this weeks challenge at Catch The Bug!
Becky Givans =)


Great card, I love the image thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.

Hugs Wenda


Such a PRETTY card!!! but i'm LOVIN' the cupcakes!!! =D Thank you for joining us at Lollipop Crafts!

Bella´s Bastelecke

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at SFC…....
Hugs GDT-Bella


Your Color choice is gorgeous and perfect for the one for the girls challenge over at Diva's by Design. Thanks for joining in! Good Luck!
Tammy Louise


Aww, this is beautiful, your coloring is amazing! Thank you so much for joining us at The Hotspot!

Kirsty Vittetoe

Beautiful creation, thanks for sharing!

Hey, I have a giveaway here, please come join in the fun!

Karen Howard

Wow, this is fabulous! Love the design, embellishments and papers you used! Hugs, Karen

P.S. If you have time to stop by, I'm giving away some blog candy!