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Masculine Cupcake Card for CTMH Spotlight Hop

By Helen | July 15, 2010

Cupcakes are all the rage…and this month you’ll learn a variety of ways the Cupcake Sprinkles stamp set can be used if you follow along the CTMH Spotlight Blog Hop.  If you arrived here from Tracey’s blog, welcome!

My son, Robert, will be celebrating his 20th birthday on Saturday!  WOW – can you believe I’m the mom to a 20 year old….don’t answer that….LOL.  So, I got to thinking…can you use the Cupcake Sprinkles stamp set to create a masculine card?  Here’s what I came up with.  What do you think?


Wishes: Gallery pattern, page 119

  1. Swipe the edges of the Goldrush paper on the Goldrush ink pad.  Attach as shown.
  2. Tear the edge of a 1″ x 3.5″ piece of Outdoor Denim scrap of cardstock; mount such that the white portion of the torn edge is down.  Add two brads and attach as shown.  Tip: Use the wood end of the piercing tool to press in the middle of the brad prongs and they will go completely flat!
  3. Swipe the edges of the reverse side of the Multi-Color Star paper with Goldrush ink.  Attach as shown.
  4. Swipe the edges of the Outdoor Denim cardstock square with Goldrush ink.  Attach as shown.
  5. Using Olive, stamp the cupcake wrapper and cut out.  Tip: For a more masculine look, I eliminated the scallop edge of the cupcake wrapper and shortened it to make it work on the mat.
  6. Using Goldrush, ink the frosting and stamp off one layer of ink, then roll the edges in the Goldrush ink pad, this gives the lighter look.  Stamp and cut out.  Overstamp the frosting with the stars in Goldrush.
  7. Attach the cupcake pieces using 3D Foam Tape.
  8. Using Outdoor Denim and the stitching line, stamp stitches around the outer edges of the card.
  9. Using Outdoor Denim and the Black Stubble Tool, add color to the outer edges of the card.


Now…”hop” on over to my talented friend Haley’s blog to see what she did with the same pattern.


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There are incredible new products that I can’t wait to share with you – new sizes of flip flaps, new Workshop Kits, the new colors, stamps, embellishments and so much more!

Now…hop on over to Haley’s blog to see what she’s created with the Cupcake Sprinkles stamp set.

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Topics: Black Stubble, blog hop, Cards, Cupcake Sprinkles D1336, You Rock | 8 Comments »

8 Responses to “Masculine Cupcake Card for CTMH Spotlight Hop”

  1. Tracey Jean Says:
    July 15th, 2010 at 12:57 am

    I love what you did with this set, Miss Helen. The colour combo is just perfect and you truly managed to create a masculine vibe with your card. Great job!

  2. Haley D. Says:
    July 15th, 2010 at 7:57 am

    You rocked the masculine card with this stamp set!

  3. Carol Says:
    July 15th, 2010 at 8:44 am

    Love the masculine card!

  4. Sheila H Says:
    July 15th, 2010 at 9:02 am

    Mission accomplished – you created a totally masculine card!

  5. July CTMH Spotlight Blog Hop List | My Scrapbooking Blog Says:
    July 15th, 2010 at 10:32 am

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  6. Wendy K. Says:
    July 15th, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    Your color choice made for a great masculine card!

  7. Jenifer Benner Says:
    July 17th, 2010 at 9:00 am

    LOVE the color choices!!

  8. Tina Hicks Says:
    July 22nd, 2010 at 7:48 am