Wednesday 6 July 2016

Papertrey Ink Just Deserts birthday card

Hello and welcome! 

I am thrilled and honoured to be joining the talented Design Team over at Addicted to Stamps and More, and to ease me into things I am delighted that we have the ever popular Anything Goes theme.

I decided to make a bold and bright birthday card for my bloggy friend Darnell, who celebrated her birthday a few days ago, and I came up with this one.

I used the Papertrey Ink Just Deserts Stamp and Die Sets (NBUS just for you Darnell) to make the cake. I topped the cake with some delicious fruit and added WOS glitter brush to the frosting before adding some birthday candles. The cake stand was cut on my Silhouette Cameo, and the finished cake was raised on a stitched square panel.

I made the background panels using the MFT Blueprints 23 set, and embossed the sentiment in white. All that was left to do was layer up the panels and add a few berries to finish it off.

The is a prize too and the Sponsor is

Happy Little Stampers was created in 2015 by Kylie (owner of ATSM and ATCAS). Kylie wanted to bring out a line of stamps that were useful for every day crafters. From cute to whimsical images, from everyday to funky sentiments there is something for everyone!

Prize: $15 gift certificate

Why not hop over to the ATSM blog to see some more inspiration. I can't wait to see your entries.

I'd like to play along for the first time at

Paru's cardmaking challenge - Birthday

and also at

House of Cards Challenge - Fruit or drink or colours

If you Give a Crafter a Cookie - anything goes

Thanks for stopping by

Carol x


Diane Jaquay said...

What a beautiful card, that cake looks soooo yummy, good enough to eat!!!

Julie B said...

Such a yummy cake Carol. Welcome to the team, looking forward to seeing you at the end of the month. :)

Kim Heggins said...

Yummy cake....sweet card!

Sarah said...

Yum yum in my tum!! Such a lovely card and I bet Darnell was delighted to see that you used NBUS!! xx

Brenda said...

Oh Carol, I am simply loving this beautiful and delicious looking card! I think Auntie will love it too and I know she will love that you used some NBUS! Your cake looks real, and I can almost taste it. lol Love the fruit, now that is a cake right up my ally with fresh fruit on it! Love the color combo as well. Just a beautiful birthday card! Hugs, Brenda

Monika Reeck said...

Welcome to the team dear Carol
yay we have two Carol on our group you are Miss Carol 2 :) (a little joke)
I always love to visit other DT cards at Wednesday if I am not visit I will do it as soon as I have sitting in front of computer :)
I am in love with your cake
looks so yummy like I can eat it...
lovely layout and awesome card you made
see you at my card teamie

Anonymous said...

this is so pretty in pink and i love the white sentiment; the cake looks delicious with those yummy strawberries! thank you so much for playing along with us at house of cards!

Nandini said...

Awesome card! The layering so perfect and that cake looks good enough to eat! Happy to be your teamie at ATSM.

Suchi said...

Ohhh this is yummmmm!! So cool! Happy to be your new teamie at ATSM! :)
Suchi xx

Nora Noll said...

I saw this yesterday in my e-mail but did not have a chance to comment. This is SPECTACULAR!!! That cake looks yummy. LOVE the colors you used. Congratulations on your ATSM DT gig!!

AO Creations said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at If you give a Crafter a Cookie, good luck!!! Amy DT

Darnell said...

Mm-mmm! Nothing better than a fresh strawberry cake for a summer birthday!! Thank you so much for the shoutout, my friend! Congratulations on joining the fun ATSM DT. That's a well-deserved honor and they are lucky to have you on the Team!! Also way to go using NBUS for your sensational card!! See you soon! Mwah! Hugs, Darnell xxoo

Glittered Paws said...

Love your cake and the strawberries on top - looks so yummy. The coloring is great. Thanks for joining us at HOC challenge this month. Shirley H.

Joyce said...

What a delicious looking cake. Love the colors on this bright and happy card. Also, congrats on your new DT spot.

Unknown said...

Sooo sweet and beautiful card!! Thanks for sharing with us in the house of cards! Cheers, Paula.

Rema DeLeeuw said...

Such a delicious looking card!

Mynn xx said...

Carol, this looks good enough to eat! I LOVE the fabulous berries and the cake is just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Paru Mahtani said...

Isn't that the yummiest cake ever??!! Thanks so much for playing Paru’s Card Making Challenges

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Beautiful and yummy birthday card! The cake looks so real with the texture layers :o) Thanks for joining us at House of Cards
Tina dt


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