Aren't these cupcakes beautiful! - These are the basis for this weeks Cupcake Inspiration Photo on Hope Stamps Eternal. I was inspired by the colors (green, blue and gray) and of course the butterflies. At first I was stumped about what I was going to use for my stamp and then this morning I discovered this as yet uninked stamp (Whimsical Flowered Egg) from Great Impressions that I bought last year and never used. I water colored the image and then colored over it with Prisma Colored Pencils. Next I masked the image and sponged on some Bashful Blue ink. I decided to do the "Cracked Glass" technique as well to give it a bit of an "antique" feel. I cut another butterfly out and added some shimmer with a Spica Glitter Pen. I mounted the image to Baja Breeze Card Stock. This was mounted on Certainly Celery with Designer Paper from Basic Grey (Figgy Pudding). I embossed the bottom with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and added Basic Gray Ribbon (retired SU) and pearls from Zva found here: The sentiment is from Verve (Everlasting Life) and was stamped with Basic Gray ink.
Be sure to stop by Hope's blog and check out what everyone else did with this inspiration photo. Have a great day!