Friday, 3 May 2019

The icing on the cake

Welcome to another STAMPlorations Theme & Sketch challenge!
This month the theme and Sketch are:

I chose to follow the theme and created a card with the fun A Snarky Birthday to You stamp set:

I created masks for the cupcakes and stamped them with Versafine Sepia ink directly on the base card.

With all 3 masks in place I applied Distress Oxide in Twisted Citron to the background with the Nestled Circles stencil, first in the  classic vertical format then turning it upside down. I added a table with Walnut Distress Oxide.

I returned to the cupcakes and gave them an all over coat of coloured pencils, a brown-ish for the lower half and a light pink for the top. The fun bit came next, in the shape of texture provided by a special paint in lieu of icing (Pebeo 3D Volume Touch in Fuchsia), which puffs up with heat. With the small nozzle of the paint tube, I traced the stamped  swirls of the cupcakes and spread the paint with a silicone tipped tool, in a similar manner to icing in fact!

Finally the sentiment from the same set was stamped with Versafine Onyx Black.

There you have it, cake, icing but no calories! Do join us in the challenge, following either the Theme or the Sketch or both for the chance to win prizes...

Whenever you shop for STAMPlorations products you can get 20% off with my code: STAMPGIRLCRAFTY

Thanks for coming by,
I am entering the The Artistic Stamper, SSS Wednesday, Craft Stamper TIMI challenges.


  1. Great card - I laughed out loud at the sentiment! xx

  2. A super card Christine and would you believe my daughter was looking for food colouring just that shade the other day. Hope you have a good Bank Holiday weekend.

    B x

  3. What a fantastic card! Those masked cupcakes look amazing with the puffy icing on them, and of course, I am loving the snarky sentiment!

  4. Hmm... well, I'm fine with having just turned fifty, but 51 sounds much older!! Great card and delicious looking cupcakes.
    Alison x

  5. Love the icing on the cupcake...your card is so yummy! :)

  6. Love that sentiment! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge :)

  7. This is such a fun design .... love the sentiment! Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx