Sweet Cupcake for Hayley


My little niece who is the sweetest thing I know turns 2 the day after Valentines Day.  I knew immediately that I wanted to make her a cute cupcake card.  I used the same svg file as I did for my last blog hop card made by Maria Bell.  Here is her link: http://stampininspirations.blogspot.com/2010/04/little-cs-new-relese-cc-design-stamps.html
 This time, I cut the card base from Hibiscus Burst cardstock.  The cupcake base is Bitty Box Basics paper scored with my score-bug from the underneath to imitate the fluted edges of a cupcake wrapper.  The frosting was embossed with a Cuttlebug folder and sprinkled with some rhinestones.  I used some cute pom poms to line the rim of the frosting.  I cut a couple of leaves from felt and used a PTI Raspberry Fizz button for the cherry on top.  The number 2 was cut using the Century font and SCAL.  I really love the inside too:

I loved using Background Basics Tin Type for the cupcake liner on the inside.  I used a little prisma glitter for a bit of sparkle.  The sentiment is from Big Birthday Wishes.  There were so many wonderful sentiments to choose from with this set.  Perfect for the inside or outside of birthday cards.  I can't wait to give this to her next week.  She won't get it yet, but her mom is the only relative I have that loves crafting.  I know she will love it.

17 comments:

Jen said...

Oh my oh my, Cathy! This cupcake is divine! I love it! What I love about it most is that you've gone with Hibiscus Burst on the outer wrapper which is a neat choice and hardly ever seen cupcake-wise (so refreshing) and Tin Types inside! Genius! Actually all the charming elements you've chosen are so sweet and novel. So inspiring. I think I might need to get into my craftspace now and start baking. ;-)

Stephanie said...

Cathy.......This is just precious! Your niece will cherish this one forever. Love all of the detail.....especially the inside.

Sara Mac said...

This is soooo adorable Cathy! I love that you used tin types on the inside. Congrats too on all your winnings lately. I've seen your name on Renee & Monica's blog so far:) Have fun with new goodies.

Terri said...

Super cute! Love how you used the tin types on the inside too. I bet she will love it!

I'm Renee said...

This is too cute!
I love the embossing and Tin Types...I love that set!
The pom-poms, the bling...
just too adorable.
She's going to love this!

Monica K. said...

Cathy, this is so darling! Love the embossing on the cupcake and how the inside is decorated too! Your niece will love this. What a special card!!

What kid wouldn't love THAT?!?! Just adorable!

Kara said...

love the texture with the stones...this is so sweet!!

Heather P. said...

This is just about the sweetest thing I've ever seen! ADORABLE! :)

Lee Anne said...

This is wonderful. I love the inside and the little strip of sparkle you added.

This is totally ADORABLE Cathy!!!

Kelly S. said...

Cathy, I LOVE this! The Tin Type liner IS the best! Your niece will love it. I have to make a birthday card for my GREAT-niece who is one and having a party today! My niece niece is 35 :)

I also wanted to say thank you SO much for the sweet comment about my digital tag card today! I actually teared up reading it...you are just so generous and encouraging to all of us!

Happy Superbowl Sunday,
I just wanted to say hello and to also say that I just love this card. The colors that you picked for it are perfect.
I am giving away a set of free clear stamps on my blog, please come on over and take a look. http://jessicalynnoriginal.blogspot.com/

Have a great day!
Jessica Lynn

Jen Carter said...

This is adorable!!! That embossing folder is perfect for the icing and I love the rhinestones sprinkled in! And the pom pom...sigh...LOVE the pom pom trim!! I need to get some in that color, so pretty!

Terri E. said...

I just ordered this cupcake die today. How did you do the layers?

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Kathy Mc said...

Ooooohhhhh, this cupcake is absolutely delicious ~ bright colors and all. You've added the perfect embellishments. I'm sure your happy little 2-year-old niece will treasure this card forever. She's a lucky little girl.

I think I may have to copy this card...

:-)

Love it!

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