Friday, July 23, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge #8

It's Throwback Thursday Challenge time on Emma's My Creative Time blog! This week's challenge is to create a birthday themed project using the Celebrations Cricut cartridge. If you don't have that cartridge, you can use any older one. I don't have it, so I used Doodlecharms to make the cupcake on this card.

I had a few problems today. First, I glued down the pink page before stamping the polka dots on it. My solution was to cover up the surrounding green paper with post-its, and then stamp onto the pink. Luckily this worked with no accidents! Then, the sentiment that I stamped below "Wish Big" was originally stamped right onto the green paper, and it just didn't show up well. I had the idea to stamp it again on the berry paper to cover up the original, and I ended up liking this better!

(all materials Papertrey Ink, unless otherwise specified)

Cardstock: Berry Sorbet, Simply Chartreuse, Sweet Blush, Summer Sunrise, and Dark Chocolate
Ribbon: Berry Sorbet
Stamp Sets: Polka Dot Basics and Big & Bold Wishes
Ink: Dark Chocolate, Chai, and VersaMark Dazzle
Embossing Powder: a la mode clear embossing powder
Border Punch: ek success Bumpy Road
Cuttlebug Folders: Distressed Stripes & Divine Swirls
Gold Stickles

Card base cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4"
Layer cut at 5 1/4" x 4"
Polka Dot Layer cut at 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"
Cupcake cut at 3"
Sentiment strip cut at 4" x 1/3"


  1. Great job. I really like the swirls. I really like using that folder. very nice card

  2. This is such a beautiful card!! I love the colors and every detail.

  3. Such a striking card. The colors are fabulous!

  4. Absolutely adorable! I love your stamps that you used.


  5. This is fabbi! I love the embossing.

  6. WHat a beautiful card and love the big stamp

  7. Very pretty card! Love the sentiment too! TFS!

  8. awwwwh Katie, I just want to EAT your card up!! It looks SOOOO BEAUTIFUL!! AWESOME job w/the challenge my friend!
    Gypsy Hugs,


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