Sunday, 28 August 2016

Cupcake and Jellyfish

Happy Sunday everyone. I hope your weekend has been great so far. 

Today I was on a mission. To start using new goodies that I had acquired from the HLS Craft Retreat - the other mission was what to choose!

Now, Miss USA (aka Darnell) has a very well timed NBUS challenge that gave me the kick in the pants to get started.

I had seen a couple of fellow bloggers in my feed, posting about the challenge at Cupcake Inspirations. I had a light bulb moment. I had received a gorgeous die set from Susan (fellow teamie at ATCAS) for my birthday in July. It is the mini cupcake by Paper Smooches.

Here is my card -


I die cut the cupcake and sprinkles from Brusho panels that I had spare. The colours are Lime Green and Purple. Love them! I stamped the sentiment with Memento Luxe Ink - Sweet Plum. It is from the Happy Little Stampers Fun Birthday Sentiments set.

The challenge at Cupcake Inspirations is to also decorate the inside of your card. I had the perfect PTI stamp set to go with my cupcake. I RARELY decorate the inside of my cards so thanks for the challenge :)


Here are the challenges that I am entering this card into -





I was looking at the cupcake die and had another light bulb moment. When used upside down it looks like a jellyfish!


The background is a piece from my stash made at the HLS Craft Retreat (using Brusho, Starch and Cling Wrap). I drew the tentacles and added googly eyes for fun :) He looks a little.... angry??

The background die that I used on both cards is one of my new ones from Sizzix. Love it!

I would like to enter this fella into the following challenges -

Allsorts - Use at least 2 dies

Thanks for popping in today. Have a great rest of your weekend :)


11 comments:

  1. These are totally fun and fabulous Kylie and that's such a fun and clever idea to make the octopus with a cupcake die! Love it and the brusho queen strikes again! X

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  2. Those are great birthday cards! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

    Leslie

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  3. Fabulous cards. The little jellyfish really made me smile! xx

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  4. Only you could make a darling jellyfish out of cupcake frosting, Kylie! I love it! And I love your moist and delicious lime and grape NBUS cupcake, too! The only thing I don't love is that now I've seen that cool postage panel die, I must add MORE to my MT. NBUS! Thanks a lot, lol!! And thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #7!! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  6. Oh my Kylie, your cupcake card is adorable but turning it into a jelly fish is genius!! So glad you joined in on the fun at Cupcake Challenges this week.

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  7. So pretty! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.

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  8. Beautiful card, I like the design, Thank you for joining in with us this week at Allsorts, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

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  9. Great cards.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Dies' challenge this week and hope you join our new challenge starting tomorrow x Susan x

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  10. Fabulous cards, my friend! The sweet outside of your scrumptious cupcake card is matched with a charming sweet inside! And the jellyfish! Yes! So creative; so cute! So glad to see you in the Cupcake Inspirations gallery! Cheering!!
    Hugs~c

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  11. Super sweet card! Love the sprinkles! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations challenge!
    Kamila DT

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