Paper Sweeties January 2016 Inspiration Challenge

Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year! Let's ring in the New Year with an Inspiration Challenge from Paper Sweeties! 
I used Sending Sweet Thoughts Sweet Cuts dies for the cupcake on this card, and heat embossed the cupcake border (from the matching stamp set) along the sides. For sparkle, I added a few Paper Sweeties Frosting Sequins, as well as a bow made with Robin Egg Baker's Twine. The lower edge was punched with a border punch. 

Aren't the colors in this month's challenge pic gorgeous!
Here's another look at the card with the front and back pressed together so you can see the gold cardstock shining through the border punched edge. The cupcake has the same gold as a base, too.
There's that gold foil strip that shows through the front of the card. The sentiment is from the Sending Sweet Thoughts stamp set. After stamping it and coloring the heart in with a dark brown Copic, I used a red gel pen to outline the heart. You can't see it well in the photo, but I backed the sentiment panel with gold foil so it would shine through the die cut zigzag borders.

Be sure to visit the rest of the DT for more inspiration! 

Thanks for stopping by! I hope 2016 is a spectacular year for you!

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Your Next Stamp Sketch Challenge #29
613 Avenue Create Challenge #156: Anything Goes

~Hugs,

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18 comments :

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Sooooooo gorgeous! LOVING that cupcake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Loving the gold! Great card!!!!

Maria said...

Such a lovely card inside and out, Cheryl! I'm loving that gorgeous cupcake! Happy New Year to you and family!

Chana Harris said...

Pretty card, Cheryl, and such a wonderful use of the challenge colors! I also like how well the integration of the patterned papers. Thanks for sharing this cutie with us here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chama, Owner

Michelle said...

Gorgeous card and lovely papers!!!! Wishing you a happy and healthy new year!!!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Cheryl, your amazing card leaves me speechless....it's INCREDIBLE!!

Jeri said...

Gorgeous card! Love all the pretty patterned papers and the touches of gold.

Conniecrafter said...

Very cute and love the sequins with it too!

Debbie said...

This looks good enough to eat, Cheryl! So yummy and pretty :)

Lisa said...

Beautiful! Love the gold touches... my favorite! Perfect!

Nance E Salkeld said...

Wow, Cherly, this is so beautiful! It's just scrumptious inside and out! So glad to be part of the team! Looking forward to lots of fun and inspiration with everyone! Happy New Year!

Mynn Kitchen said...

This is TOO CUTE, Cheryl! LOVE the fun patterned papers you used--and I adore the gold shine from the embossing and glittery accents! HUGS and HAPPY NEW YEAR! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Michele Henderson said...

I love this card! All the focus is on that cupcake in that deep, rich color palette! Have a great New year!
Take Care!
Michele

kreativekymona.com said...

Hey Cheryl!! Your card is amazing. I love the colors. Your cupcake is so nontraditional. Great job! Thank you so much for playing along with YNS Sketch and Color Challenge.

Anita said...

Very cute card! Thanks for joining our challenge at Your Next Stamp!

Julie E said...

Your card looks great with the gold throughout. Thanks for joining in the fun with challenge #29 at YNS and sharing your take on the sketch!

Georgiana said...

That cupcake sure is looking scrumptious!

Jill Norwood said...

Cheryl your card is lovely my dear! Thinking of you! Big hugs!!!! Jill