Cupcake Birthday Blog Hop!

Monday, June 20, 2011

Welcome to the Cupcake Birthday Blog Hop - where we are helping Sylvia celebrate her birthday using one of her favorite treats . We hope to inspire you with our sweet creations! You should have come here from Jessica at Chick-n-Scrap. If you just stopped by to visit my blog today, make sure that you go back to the beginning at Bella Scrapbook Designs.  You don't want to miss any of the amazing projects or blog candy! 
For my project I decided to make my very first shape card!  I've been so excited to try one since I bought my Gypsy (which I absolutely love).  I absolutely love cupcakes, so this theme is perfect for me :) 

I started by welding the 2 cupcakes together on my Gypsy to form the card base.  I sized them to fit in a 5.5" x 5.5" envelope Next, I cut out the top layer (hid the face) in pink for the icing.  I also embossed it with the D'vine Swirls folder.  For the cupcake wrapper, I cut some designer paper (from the $ spot at Target) into a 12" x 2" strip. Then, I  accordion folded it and glued down the folds to give it a realistic pleated look. I stamped "Happy Birthday" with a stamp from a set my mom gave me (no clue what the brand is) in purple on the tag.  I tied the ribbon around the wrapper and to the tag. Finally, it needed some sparkle.  I used Studio G glitter (the polka dots on the paper were originally just a darker shade of purple - no glitter) and pink gemstones from The Paper Studio.

The Cuts:
Cupcake - Create-a-Critter - Cut at 4.30"
Tag - Winter Frolic - Cut at 1.5"
Thank you so much for hopping with us today.  Next up is Diana from Daisy Love Creations. She has something super scrumptious for you.  Before you go don't forget to check out my blog candy at the bottom of this post!

Lost?  Don't worry!  Here is the whole line up:
* Jessica-   ( Previous Stop )
* Tiffany-  ( This is Me )
* Diana-   ( Next Stop )

What's a blog hop with out some sweet treats?  I'm offering this blog candy to one lucky commenter.  As usual, I tried to match our theme and find some yummy looking things. Of course there is some sparkle for you too! All you have to do is leave a comment on this post.  You don't have to be a follower, but of course I would love it if you were :)  Be sure to leave a way for me to contact you, in case you win! I will use to choose a winner on Wednesday June 22nd.  *~* Thanks for stopping by*~*

I'm linking this project up at:

45 sparkly comments:

Lisa said...

This is so cute! I love all the sparles! So happy to be a part of this hop with you!


Josie0602 said...

Cute card!! I love the blingy look!

jennyplace2 said...

Such a sweet looking cupcake! Great card. TFS!

Sherrie K. said...

I love all the sparkles!! Great card and congrats on the're gonna love it!!!
It's been fun being in the hop with you!!
Sherrie K

Amanda said...

Super cute!! Love the bling!

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

Tami B. said...

Love all the sparkles and expect nothing less from "Miss" Sparkle. Congratulations on getting your Gypsy. Yes, you will love it! Hope your summer is going well so far and that you're enjoying your time off with lots of crafting.

mjblahnik56 said...

Sparkly cupcake card I love it. I am a new follower. TFS.

Fot said...

Love your cupcake & your sweet treats :-) thank-you for sharing with us. Have a Scrappy day.

Sandy S. said...

Super cute card..... love all the bling! It was fun hopping with you today!

Sandy S.

joydee1963 said...

Love all the bling on your cupcake!! I am a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

JustMeJustina said...

Love the bling!! New follower here.

Justina1218 at

silvia said...

I LOVE your cucpcake shaped card!!

Have a Great Day!!
sillyscrap@aol dot com

Janet said...

Love your cupcake card very cute. You did an awesome job on the shape and I love it when the wrapper is crimped, TFS I'm a new follower!
Big Blog Hugs

Anita Braddock said...

Hi Thanks for sharing you great cupcake loved itlove sparkles. great job
Anita braddock

Summer said...

Soooo cute!!! love it! i am a new follower

Christine said...

Very nice card. Love the icing.

Lisa said...

This is so adorable! I love all the sparkle! You did an amazing job on the Gypsy for just getting it! Thanks for sharing your awesome card :)


sweetlilscrapper said...

similar to what i made for the hop - i love it! :)
sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

Lillian Child said...

Who doesn't love a cupcake??!! Darling card!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Sweet card. Especially like the pleating on the cupcake wrapper. All these cupcakes is making me want a cupcake to eat as well.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Percilla G said...

What a glittery, yummy cupcake
now a follower

Barb said...

Aren't Gypsies fun? I got mine this fall and thought I had gotten a good deal at the time. I read your previous post though--Wow! You got a much better deal! Great job on your first shape card! Love the bling!

jessica said...

Great cupcake card!! thanks for sharing and for the chance to win

KT said...

I think my next purchase will have to be a gypsy. I love the details of this card--you did a great job!

Kris Dietz said...

I love your cupcake and all its sparkles. TFS.

dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

Giselle said...

very sweet! Love the bling :) TFS! Glad to hop with you.

Tambo said...

Cute cupcake card with all the swirls, bling, and especially the pleats. Love the shape too. tfs Tami

Tambo's Creations

scrapperbecka said...

Very cute card, you did a great job for it being your 1st shape card. TFS

scrapperbecka at yahoo dot com

Karen said...

Such a great card, as always! :o) I love all the sparklifying you did and that little tag is just so adorable. I'm sure she appreciated this sweet project in honor of her special day! :o)

Hugs and blessings! :o)

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

Great job on your first shape card! Aren't they so much fun! This is super cute! I love all the sparkle! It is such a fun birthday card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Birthday Sundaes!

Georgiana said...

Your sparkles are perfect on your cupcake. Love the embossed frosting. Your goodies are yummy too!

Carson's Creations
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BunnyFreak said...

Love the blingage on the cupcake.

Cathy said...

What a yummy ,sparkley, card. I am a new follower. thanks for sharing.
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

Anna said...

So very cute. I would love to learn how to use my gyspy to make shaped cards. Love this.
I'm a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
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annadowdy at gmail dot com

craftaholic said...

I am a new follower and am loving your Blog!! What a super inspirational blog! Your cupcake is very cute and great job for first time with the Gypsy!! TFS!!!

I am having a grand giveaway over on my blog!
ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com

Lori Comeau said...

Just yummy! Super cute too.

Rachel W K said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! It's always great to see new crafty bloggy ladies. I love your shape card, and happy you got a gypsy and are loving it!


Penny said...

Love your blog. I am a new follower. Thanks for sharing your project with us.

pennyspad at sbcglobal dot net

thekolbes said...

OMG what an amazing card. Love how you did the cupcake wrapper and the bling is awesome. I am a follower. Thanks for the chance to wins such a nice prize.
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

Babe O'Mara said...

Love your cupcake shaped card. It's fabulous. The bling makes it perfect for a birthday celebration. Thanks for a chance to win some candy.


karen_marie said...

This card is soooo cute and whoever receives it is a lucky gal!

AJoy said...

Great job on your shaped card!

nginerd at gmail dot com

Bella Scrapbook Designs said...

Love your card and the sparkles!! Thanks for helping me celebrate my birthday.

Pixichick said...

Very cute. I love that you made the cupcake wrapper yourself.

HappyPlaceJen said...

Great job on your first shape card! This cupcake looks FABULOUS!! :) ~Jen

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