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Friday, August 7, 2009

Yummy Thank You's...



This cutie was my Thank You's and Invites for my Kid's Bday Party...

Simply adorned - this Cupcakes steals my heart!! I stamped this cupcake on V.Vanilla and again on this retired paper that I had run thru our Crimper... I masked the top of the cupcake and sponged the inside of the cupcake w/ Close to Cocoa ink - creating a 'cake' like texture and look. I cut out the cupcake 'liner' and left a slight edge outside of the stamped crinkle.

Wrapping the Crimped 'liner' around one side - it then opens to reveal the 'Thank You' or 'Your Invited' info. Blinging it up... I used our Tombo Liquid glue to adhere the silver micro beads to the 'sprinkles' and the red 'cherry' on top... it sparkled and shined and mailed w/out loosing any of it's bling~ification. I recvd many 'wow' calls and emails from this fun little card.. a simple 'background' stamp that made me pop to the front....
Recipe:
Paper: Very Vanilla & Double Sided Designer Paper (retired - Sale A Bration Paper)
Stamp Sets: Simple Birthday Thanks background stamp
Inks: Chocolate Chip and Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Crimper, Red Micro Glitter and Silver Micro Beads, Tombo Glue
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