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Apr 10, 2010

CIC53 Have a Beautiful Day

Gosh it seems like I am always rushing to get my Cupcake Inspiration Card done in time to post it before Hope's deadline.  I knew this week that I just had to participate since I sent this photo to Hope.  I subscribe to the Taste of Home cooking magazine and this was one of the photo's in an issue.  I thought it was just so pretty and cheerful.  I was inspired by the Bright Flowers, the cute little ladybugs on the cupcakes and the Grass Wrappers.
For my card I wanted to use my brand spanking new stamp set designed by Anna Wight for Whipper Snapper Designs called, Beautiful Day  I decided to paper-piece the flower and used SU designer paper (Haiku-retired) I colored the flower center with a Yellow Marker and added Lemonade Glitter (Art Institute).  The adorable lady bug was colored with PrismaColor Pencils and I highlighted the spots with a Black Atyou Spica Glitter Pen.  I used a Cloud/Grass Template and then cut the grass out to create my little scene. 

Card Stock:  Wild Wasabi, Cool Caribbean, Whisper White and DP Haiku
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Cool Caribbean, Wild Wasabi, Yoyo Yellow
Other:  Flower Punch, Brads, Lady Bug embellishment (source unknown)
Glitter, Circle Nestabilitie Dies, Foam Mounting Tape
Sponge/Cloud Template
Sorry if the photo seems a bit blurry...try clicking on it.
Hope you like my take on the Inspiration photo.

10 comments:

  1. Love the paper Piecing!!! Thanks for playing along with the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge!

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  2. Hi Ida! This is just darling!! Love that "grass" along the horizontal strip and subtle blue shading around the flower image. Hugs to you!

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  3. So cute, I love that you paper pieced the flower!

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  4. So adorable esp. with the ladybugs!

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  5. I love this card! This is gorgeous :) Your blog is so lovely :) Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my blog!

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  6. Fabulous card Ida! Love the colors, the cute flower and ladybugs... the paper... :o)

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  7. Very cute! I like that you paper pieced the flower!
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  8. Adorable card, Ida! I love how you paper pieced the flower! Really like the cute lady bugs and grass border! :)

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  9. I don't know how I missed this post before-this is a great card-I like your scene and the cute ladybug-also the paper piecing on the flower is a creative idea

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