Cupcake Daydreams (The Stampers’ Sampler)

Hello Everyone
Recently I’ve shared some cards and mixed media panels with a celebratory theme, all published in The Stampers’ Sampler. In that same issue, Spring 2016, a card collection which I’d submitted to Sampler’s sister publication, Take Ten, were printed as a feature, Cupcake Daydreams.
Each mini card features a Redlead stenciled cupcake, pastel colours, trying to evoke a summery, celebratory feel. The cards might not seem my style but as they were made to submit to Take Ten, I could not invest a lot of time in making each and anyway, I wanted the cupcake as the focal with just a dash of trimmings.
Stencils – Cupcake Stencils
Stamps – let the party begin, celebrate, make a wish
fourEach card is mini 3″x4″.threeI was trying for a loose, whimsical approach, drawing the fineliner pen lines in a quick manner after stenciling the cupcakes with paint,onewith each cupcake having some white marker pen dots drawn in.twoSimple embellishments such as this paper flower with a stamped and fussy cut centre, layered with a pearl sticker.fiveThere we have it, a speedy, cupcake card collection!
Thank you so much for your visit.
BTW – Redlead have just announced  a new stamp collection, By The Sea

12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sharon Bruner
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 00:48:54

    Lynne, I thought these were absolutely delightful! So charming and sweet….maybe even delicious! The banners make those cupcakes look like a party all by themselves. The flower toppers, ric-rac, strings and ribbons really give them a celebratory feel. Perfect sentiments! (RedLead?) Party on! 🙂 Best to you, inkybru xx


  2. Shelly Schmidt
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 04:54:13

    So sweet and soft! How fun- I still could not do these in 10 minutes!!!


  3. Christine Smith
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 08:10:56

    These are beautiful summery cards! xxx


  4. Hazel Agnew
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 10:32:39

    They are totally cakealicious Lynne, love them all! Xx


  5. Samantha Read
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 10:49:51

    You’ve totally blown me away with gorgeousness – again!
    Love them, sending hugs from Poppy and me xxx


  6. craftytrog
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 20:27:02

    Lovely cards Lynne! xx


  7. thecobweboriumemporium
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 22:30:38

    Love these Lynne. So sweet and so uncomplicated, and yet .. they pack a punch in just the right way. Love them. Totally fabulous cards.
    ~ Cobs. x


  8. Anne R
    Jul 17, 2016 @ 08:53:02

    Such a great stencil and you have used it beautifully Lynne, I just love the polka dots! What could be better – quick, easy and fun! Hugs, Anne xx


  9. Yvonne Whaley
    Jul 17, 2016 @ 09:54:41

    That seems a super stencil and those cakes look quite delicious.
    Yvonne xx


  10. Gerrina
    Jul 17, 2016 @ 17:07:22

    They look all so jammy! Real summercards and great in the pastels! Hope your weekend is going well!


  11. Dorthe Hansen
    Jul 17, 2016 @ 22:06:24

    They are the sweetest greeting for someone, a warm summer day, sending loving wishes for a lovely ice, served with cute words, and banners, and the sweet flowers, too.
    I love the pastel tones, and all your dots in white ,dear Lynne.They will make the receivers day filled with light and joy, and smiles.
    Dorthe, xx


  12. Jackie P Neal
    Sep 16, 2016 @ 12:31:57

    Simple and sweet Lynne! What a lovely card collection!


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