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Skinny Cake Greeting Card

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This is another image from The Angel Company stamp set Little Cupcake.  As I have said, I LOVE this set!  The card base is a piece of 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ white cardstock, folded.  I adhered 4 pieces of coordinating cardstock from Pop Rocks cardstock collection to the white card base.  Each rectangle measures 2″ x 2-5/8″.  I stamped “celebrate” (from the same stamp set) in the lower right hand corner and adhered a piece of chocolate colored ribbon across the middle of the card.  Next, I stamped the skinny cake on a piece of white cardstock and colored it with colored pencils.  I used Crystal Lacquer to highlight the chocolate frosting and Stardust Clear Gelly Pen to highlight the dots and candle.  You can’t tell from the picture, but the gelly pen adds a fine layer of glitter.  It is my latest “must have”.  After the lacquer dried I mounted the white cardstock to a piece of brown cardstock and adhered it to the card base using Pop Dots.

This original card design was from a birthday card from a dear friend of mine, Lesley Retherford.  She is an amazing rubber stamp artist and is always an inspiration to me… “Thank you, Lesley!”

All product are from The Angel Company.  If you’d like any of the products I’ve mentionded here you can click there names to be directed to my secure TAC website.


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I’ve had my first submission published in a national magazine!  I am so excited!!!  This lovely card was published in the June/July issue of The Stamper’s Sampler.  It is on the top right hand corner of page 11.  You must be sure to get a copy.  There are tons of fabulous samples.  You can click the picture below to purchase a copy directly from the publisher.

Stamper's Sampler June July

“Hip, Hip, Hooray” Birthday Card

I made this card today for my nephew.  Technically, he’s my best friend’s son, but he calls me “Auntie”.  Jonas turns five in two days.  Wow!!! I can hardly believe it.  I wanted to make a card using some sort of “critter”.  He loved animals and bugs so I used this set from The Angel Company.  It has several great animals and it was hard to choose.  I settled on this hippo because of the sentiment.  Unfortunately, for the life of me I can’t remember the name of this set.  It was a “Stamp of the Month” set from last summer.  If anyone out there in cyber-space can help me remember I’d appreciate it.  Anyways…  I had to use green cardstock.  Everything of Jonas’ is green since his middle name is Green.  The patterned cardstock is from Sands of Time 12×12 Cardstock Collection (TAC).  Its one of my favorites.  The card turned out so cute.  I think he will like it.  I know his mom will. 🙂

  • Stamp Set:  ?
  • Cardstock:  Sands of Time 12×12 Cardstock Collection, Cobalt (Die Cuts With a View)
  • Ink:  Noir and Cognac Palette ink
  • Accessories:  Colored Pencils, Pop Dots

All stamping supplies from The Angel Company.