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Hi Stamping Friends.  Okay, another cake day ... it's the weekend ... My previous post had that pretty two-tier cake.  I had no one to give it to, and our family is really getting "caked" out.  Originally I just put the roses on the top of the cake and it looked pretty nice, but, again, I had no use for it, so I pulled off the flowers and the ribbon, and redecorated it for my grandson's birthday today.  I made his favorite thing ... Angry Birds. I got a little lazy and had some leftover frosting (one buttercreme and one fluffy -- sort of like cool whip).  Well, I found out you can't mix the two together ... it caused a few drips on the red border.  But it worked great for his cake.  He still loved it. It's the last week for Sale-A-Bration ... great time to take one last look at your mini catalog or your idea book for your supply order.  If it's over $50, you are eligible for your free Sale-A-Bration items from the SAB catalog.  

Wedding Cake

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Hi Stamping Friends.  I know this isn't a card, but I'm so proud of the way this turned out.  I took a two-session wedding cake class.  This was my cake at the end of our second class.  I'm so pleased the way it turned out.  The picture was taken at the class with my cell phone just in case it didn't make it home in one piece.  The transport went well, but the "vultures" at home couldn't wait to taste it (at 10 pm, no less).  I barely got it out of the box and the top was half eaten.  So much for taking a nice picture. So, my cake classes are over for now, and it's back to stamping!

Embellished CASE

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CASE from fellow demonstrator, Mary Brown Hi Stamping Friends.  There are times, when the mojo just isn't working.  This was one of those times.  But there are others out there that have great mojo....and I'm so thankful they are willing to share.  The top card was a CASE (copy and share everything) from fellow demonstrator Mary Brown.  I love the way the flowers from Flower Fest turned out, as well as the simplicity of the card.  One problem, though....I can't do simple.  So, I stepped it up a bit and added a marina mist and whisper white background.  I also added a 3-D flower and pearl.  Both are pretty, don't you think? To make the stamped flowers, stamp with white craft ink, and heat emboss with white embossing powder.  Then take a sponge dauber and lightly daub with marina mist in the centers (also sponge around the bashful blue background).  To make the 3-D flowers, punch out two Fancy Flowers in bashful blue and one center flower in the triple blossom punch

He Is Risen

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Hi Stamping Friends.  Easter is coming soon!  I like the way this card stands up, so it could be displayed nicely during the Easter season.  The card stock used is Wisteria Wonder, Concord Crush, Whisper White, Vellum, and Sweet Shop Specialty Designer Paper. The Labels Collection Framelits work perfectly for framing the Easter Dove stamp, a single stamp available in the mini catalog.  After stamping and cutting out with the framelit, the dove frame is embossed using the Designer Frame embossing folder, which is one of the FREE Sale-A-Bration items (ends March 31st).  The vellum is embossed with the polka dot embossing folder.  The dove is glittered with dazzling diamonds. To place your Stampin' Up! supply order, click here .

Mixed Bunch Flowers

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Hi Stamping Friends. This is one of those cards that is really much prettier in real life.  The colors are Island Indigo, Riding Hood Red, Whisper White and Twitterpated Designer Paper.  The Mixed Bunch stamp set was used for the flower and punch out with Blossom punch, with the center punched with the 3/4" circle punch, accented with a rhinestone.  The pleated ribbon add elegance to the card.  The sentiment is from Loving Thoughts. Here is another cards using different colors, but the same layout.  You might also notice, that the cupcake layout in the previous post is actually the same.  All three look completely different. To place your Stampin' Up! supply order, click here or email me .

Cupcakes and Card

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Hi Stamping Friends.  I didn't have a chance to show you the cupcakes I made in my cake decorating class.  They were pretty fun.  Not too bad for my first attempt at anything like this. This is supposed to be a sheep.  Pretty funny! My favorite Now for the card ... yes, I had cupcakes on my mind.  I have a feeling I'll be getting a lot of use out of this stamp set called Sweet Cake.  The frosting was stamped in pool party, and then cut out and covered in dazzling diamonds.  The bottom of the cupcake was crimped in chocolate chip (not real ones ... paper ... sorry, couldn't resist) and topped with a red glitter paper 1/2" circle cherry. The cupcake paper from the Sweet Shop Specialty works so perfectly on this card.  The chocolate chip doily behind the cupcake is made from the Pennant Die.  The sentiment is from from the Perfectly Penned set in the Idea Book and Catalog. To place your Stampin' Up! supply order, click here .