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Ironton, Ohio, United States
Well let's see, I'm Mom to Victoria and Mitchell, wife to Dick; I'm special to all three, who are special to me,and that makes me the Luckiest Person on Earth. Victoria is married to Andew Knipp. I love being a mother-in-law. Hope he loves his mother-in-law. I love the comfort of being home. I'm blessed with a huge craft room, and an endless desire to create. One of my favorite things in this life is meeting people. I have the gift of gab, and can talk to most anyone. God has truly blessed me.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

A Giant Cupcake


For several days I have tried to get this cupcake posted on my blog. The first day ran out of hours. You know what I mean, right? The next day I found out that my camera ran out of battery. Again, you know what I mean, right? Anyway, after a run to the dreaded Wal-Mart, I have a battery, and got the picture taken, and now here is the picture. The picture turned out okay. And, the cupcake turned out okay, too. If I make another there are things I will do different. Of course, as a crafter/cardmaker, the wheels never stop turning to the next idea.

I started by tracing the cupcake bottom onto close to cocoa cardstock from SU. The icing top was traced onto pink pirouette CS from SU. I cut two of each bottom & top. Ran the top through the Cuttlebug with the swirl embossing folder. I sponged the edge and the embossed areas on the icing top with cranberry crisp SU ink. Then, I dabbed glue spots on the swirl ends and sprinkled dazzling diamonds from SU on it. The ribbon is pink pirouette attached to two punch outs, with a sticker on the front that says "be mine." The cherry is traced and cut out on cranberry crisp CS. Both cupcakes were put together and laid aside. I then used the bottom of a box tutorial that I got off of SCS. Not even sure which tutorial I used. I then attached the cupcake sides to the box. I thought it would be cute for a little girl to put Valentines in. My niece would love it. The 3 x 3 cards with envelopes fit in this. I wanted to get this on here to show it off. Almost forgot to mention that I used the Classic Stripes stamp on the bottom cup of the cupcake.

This talk of cupcakes makes me want to have one. Too bad I need to lay off this fattening stuff and eat more protein and fruits & veggies. That is one of the hardest things for me to do. I love sweets. I’m getting off this subject.
I just want to thank you for stopping by, and I hope you do so often. Enjoy this wonderful weekend. Here in the Southern portion of Ohio, we are going to have a heat wave over the next few days. We need to get thawed out from all the ice and snow over the past two weeks. So, until next time, Happy Stamping!


Tess said...

Hi Karen, This cupcake turned out really cute. You have to do a class on it so that I can make it.

queenSCRAPalot said...

Hey Karen! Long time, not talk!!! Hope all is well with you. I LOVE this project! I wish we could all get together so you could do a class on it for us!!