Sunday, April 5, 2009

Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #1...

There are always flowers for those who want to see them. -Henri Matisse

I would like to cordially invite you to join me for a Sunday of Cupcakes...well, of cupcakes as Inspiration that is!!

I am going to start a Cupcake Inspiration Challenge as a weekly feature of my blog...I would Love for you all to play along! It's So simple! I pick a cupcake and you get inspired! There are really No can create a card, a scrapbook page, a 3D item...anything! You just run with whatever the cupcake makes you think of. You can go with Just the color scheme or choose to follow the central theme, or maybe the picture brings a layout to mind, again, Whatever! :)

If you do play along I will include a keyword each week for SCS or PCP uploads and I would LOVE for you to link your creations to my comments here on the blog.

For this First week (and randomly at other times as well.) I will choose a random participant to WIN a GOODIE!!! We all love Goodies, right??? :) This week a random participant will win a $10 credit at Hope Stamps Eternal!

So...without further ado, I present to you Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #1 (keyword: CIC1)

little ladybug by flourgirl2007 check our her site at: Flour Confections

My sample... (you don't have to use a cupcake image, although you are free to if you love cupcake stamps as much as I do!)

Here is a sweet example for you by Colleen of Glitter Ink...

Another cute little Ladybug card by Jessica of Shamrocks & Seashells...

Supplies: (for my sample)
Stamps: Mini Messages -little hellos (Elzybells)
Paper: Crowning Moment (Imaginisce,) Pure Poppy, White (PTI)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento,) Copic Markers
Misc: Jewel Stickers, Stardust Stickles, Ribbon, Popup Glue Dots, Ticket Corner Punch

Thanks for stopping by! Remember to link your creations to this post before next Sunday for a chance to win $10 credit at Hope Stamps Eternal!


  1. They are all Adorable! What a great idea Rachel. Maybe I'll catch the bug too :P

  2. Those cupcakes are da BOMB! I hope to play!! Hugs to you girlie!

  3. WOW!
    So cute.
    I love them all. So pink & springy!
    I want to play!!!!

  4. I LOVE what you and Colleen did!! Just fabulous!!

  5. Such a sweet card Rach! I love that little image. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Jess - love your card too! We girls think alike using the PTI set. :)

  6. Here's mine - I was drawn to the colors and the cupcake itself. WOO HOO
    LOSTie Debbie

  7. I had a chance today to make you a cupcake inspired card! Here is a link to my post:

    I am off to upload to SCS!!

  8. Fun idea, and what a yummy treat to be inspired by! You all made beautiful cards!

  9. I love your sample... so adorable! I made mine, I wish I would of got it done sooner! Those card kits kept me busy!

  10. Fun challenge! Here is my card:

  11. I'm so happy to have inspired you with your "cupcake inspiration challenge"! I just came across your blog - great work!
    Sweet Regards


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