Friday, February 19, 2010

That Takes The Cake!

Okay so I am a little addicted to the Sweet Treats cartridge! I kept wondering about this cart and thinking "okie...seriously how many cupcake cuts does one need". Well evidently one needs at least 20 since that is about what I have in cartridges I own! Ya know the odd thing......I don't even like cupcakes!! HONESTLY! Now if they had a cup-pie I would be all over it! *okie cracks up laughin.

Enough talk about cupcakes since this card is a slice of cake. I just love the saying THAT TAKES THE CAKE, not even sure why though. The cut file is set to cut 4 at a time and all the mats are labeled according to color. Of course you can choose different colors.

I know the colors are a bit odd but I kinda like them! I used a Stampin Up embossing folder for the light purple mat behind the cake. I used mica for the icing and words on the cake.

The card base was a little plain looking to me so I used a Versamark ink pad to stamp some funky flower images on it and I think it added a little something it needed. If you don't have a Versamark pad definitely get one!

I did a bit of doodling to the cake and also faux stitching next to the ribbon. There is Glossy Dimensions on the cherry for some nice bit of gloss.


I pop dotted the cherry on top of the cake and then the cake it's self. Ya know I love some dimension!

8 comments:

  1. Mmmmm....I love cake & cupcakes & pie....I could go on. :-)

    Love the card. I like the colors together.

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  2. I so love this card! I love how you embossed the paper behind the cake too. Awesome job!

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  3. Thank you! This blog post will be advertised on CraftCrave in the Cutting category today (look for timestamp: [20 Feb 01:00pm GMT]).

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  4. Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Cricut Freebies Search List, under the Food/Kitchen Related, Recipe Card(s) Theme post on Feb. 20, 2010. Thanks again.

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  5. BEAUTIFUL!!! and super YUMMY!!

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  6. That looks good enought to take a big bite out of it!

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  7. i do not have this cartridge yet. i would love to get it someday. thanks for sharing with us...you did a great job.

    chriswooten57
    mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com

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