Sunday, June 26, 2011

Sentimental Sundays Challenge #61 - Patriotic Cupcake

Supplies Used:
Cricut Expression, Cricut Cartridges(Birthday Bash, Plantin Schoolbook), ScrappinCookie CUT File(3D Cupcake), Bazzill Cardstock(Avalance, Great Lakes, Red Devil, Tapioca), Reminisce 'the 4th/DC' Collection(Grande Finale), Jillibean Soup Twine, Signo White Pen, Misc - Buttons, AC Moore Pick, Ribbon


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Hi Again!

I'll like to start off this post with a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who participate in our 'Celebrate Summer' Hop! We had over 50 AMAZING entries! Remember the 3 MYSTERY DT $10 Gift Certificates? Well, have have some winners! Be sure to check out the Sentimental Sundays Blog to see if you won!

Today's Sentimental Sunday Challenge #61 is all about being PATRIOTIC! Simply use the color of your nation's flag plus a sentiment on your project.

This week we have TWO challenge sponsors - Heart Song Designs - the winner will receive their choice of 3 digital images from the Heart Song Designs store and Raindrop Echo Designs - this prize will be four INDIVIDUAL sentiment sets from the Raindrop Echo Designs Whimsy Stamps Digital Collection

For this week project, I revisited my 3D Cupcake CUT File - afterall its AMERICA'S Birthday in one week.

 The cupcake was designed using my Cricut Design Studio and Plantin SchoolBook cartridge to create this approximately 4" x 3.75" x 3.50" cupcake. It was designed in two pieces - the cupcake & the wrapper - which allowed me to give it a PATRIOTIC twist.

The 'cupcake' was made out of Bazzill 'Tapioca' cardstock to resemble a 'lemon/yellow' flavor. The edges were inked brown for a 'baked' look. I cut the 'wrapper' out of Reminisce's the 4th/DC 'Grande Finale' Paper. I added some 'frosting' by scrunching some ribbon with a needle and thread. To top off the cupcake, I sprinkled it some star-shaped sprinkles - cut from the Plantin Schoolbook - and a star pick.

The sentiment was created in PSE8 and sandwiched between a 1-1/2" star from the Birthday Bash Cartridge and a twine-bowed button.

The inside of this 3D Cupcake is big enough to hold several pieces of candy, some cookies or other goodies. For today's project, I filled it with TONS of Hershey Kisses.

Now, its YOUR turn! But before you get started, be sure to stop by the Sentimental Sundays Blog and check out all the PATRIOTIC projects!! Don't forget to link up your PATRIOTIC projects by Saturday, July 2nd at 11:59PM EST. Can't wait to see your PATRIOTIC - nation's flag color -  projects!


This project will also be entered into the following challenges:

* Paper Issues - Red, White and Blue


  1. Love this, Marlene! You are so talented! Such a beautiful presentation!

    Saundra :)

  2. LOVE how your project turned out! TFS! :o)

  3. Beautiful proyect! nice box, d/p and embellish. Thanks for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspiration this week.
    Zulma DT

  4. I love it! And all your work! I often check out your blog for inspirations and I thank-you for providing plenty of it!!

    Also thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

    Happy Crafting
    Sam xx

  5. This cupcake project is fabulous!! ohmygosh...I just love it!!! :) :)

  6. Beautiful!Stunning!Yummy!Saw your projects on Paper Issues blog and had to stop by!New Follower


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