Saturday, February 19, 2011

Cupcake Ruby

Here's another card I made with my extra time today playing in the craft room. I used Cupcake Ruby and wanted to make more of a class card yet still keeping it fancy and cute. Basically my strategy was to use gray and creams, with a little bit of yellow, and finish up with a bunch of embellishments and sparkling Stickles Glitter Glue for good measure.

Challenge: Sparkle Creations - Challenge #30 (paper piecing)
Challenge: Card Makin' Mamas - Challenge #15 (birthday)
Challenge: Your Next Stamp - Challenge #36 (paper piecing)
Challenge: Dutch Dare - Challenge #100 (sparkle/glitter/bling)
Challenge: DYSU Challenge # 7 (dots)
Main Stamp: Cupcake Ruby (SCRS)
Patterned Paper: Togetherness (CC)
Chipboard: Flower Leaf and Frame Corner Flourishes (MiC)
Copic Colors:
-skin/eyes: E000, E00, E11, E13, R12, R14, B91, B85, B97
-other: T0, T2, T4, T6, Y000, Y21, Y26

Did you know? Electric power transmission or "high voltage electric transmission" is the bulk transfer of electrical energy, from generating power plants to substations located near to population centers. This is distinct from the local wiring between high voltage substations and customers, which is typically referred to as electricity distribution. Transmission lines, when interconnected with each other, become high voltage transmission networks. In the US, these are typically referred to as "power grids" or just "the grid", while in the UK the network is known as the "national grid." North America has three major grids: The Western Interconnection; The Eastern Interconnection and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (or ERCOT) grid.
[Electric Power Transmission,]

Update: I was the winner at Sparkle Creations Challenges for this card!

Update: I was a top pick at Card Makin' Mama's for this challenge!


  1. Love the grey and yellow! Such a pretty card!

  2. I love the paper piecing polkadot dress! Sooo cute :-)

  3. Awesoem paper piecing, Barbara! Another amazing creation!

  4. Very pretty card, with a unique color combo. I'm not familiar with Sticklets, but if they are the golden swirly things, I LOVE em!! I think I need to learn more about these Sticklets.
    Thank you for joining our Lots of DOTS challenge at DYSU. Please join us again!

  5. adorable card Barbara, love the colours and the image dress. great idea to use the same pattern
    thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week

  6. Gorgeous! Absolutely love the image and the coloring is fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  7. Barbara, your card is absolutely GORGEOUS! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at DYSU this week! Janna

  8. Oh WOW! Ths is gorgeous! Thank you for joining our paper piecing challenge at YNS Challenges! Good luck! Hugs, Sem x

  9. LOVE this card! What a stunning color combo and super cute image!
    Thanks so much for playing along with the Card Makin' Mamas on our Birthday Challenge! Good Luck!
    Hugs! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments


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