Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Bella Baja Cupcakes

Hi all!

Here's a card for today's SCS Sketch #194...I just turned the sketch on it's side. When I saw Dawn's post this morning with the ATS Color Challenge, I knew I wanted to use this color combo (riding hood red, baja breeze, and kraft). I think the combo is really pretty and I thought it would tie in realy nicely with my cupcake stamps from Taylored Expressions.

The cupcakes were stamped in Versafine Black Onyx and then watercolored with Creamy Caramel, Riding Hood Red, and Baja Breeze reinkers. Gwen asked me yesterday what tools I use to watercolor. I use a regular wet watercolor brush...the regular bristle type.

The main panel was stamped, watercolored, and then matted against the Kraft CS. Then I punched a couple holes with my Cropodile, ran the taffeta ribbon through them, added some sparkly white brads over the holes, and glued that panel down with dimensionals. The scallops were done with Stampin' Up's scallop edge punch.

RECIPE ~
Stamps: Sweet Celebrations (Stamp a Sweet Impression Collection)
Paper: Kraft, Papertrey Select White, Textured Baha Breeze, Bella Rosa DP
Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, Baja Breeze, Riding Hood Red, Creamy Caramel
Accessories: Riding Hood Red Taffeta Ribbon, Sparkly White Brads, Cropodile, Scallop Edge Punch
Technique: Watercoloring


Have an awesome day!

25 comments:

LeAnne said...

Ahhhh--I JUST clicked on the gallery for today's sketch and there was this beautiful card that said "Peanutbee"! And it was you! So cute, love this color combo, that little cupcake is a hoot!
LeAnne

Chris Scrappin and Stampin in Texas said...

Love this card. Glad to have found your blog. The inside is adorable too!

Beate said...

Gorgeous card, Denise. I love everything you stamp!
Hugs and smiles

dpkennedy said...

Completely adorable! I love how you added the ribbon! That cupcake is so cute!

Janice M said...

Cute card! I like the DP you used

silke said...

Denise - your card is soooo adorable!!! Love the colors!!!

Terri said...

This is a darling card, Denise! This is one of my favorite stamps, tfs!

Beth Norman said...

I love this card!! All those elements are awesome. I just love how you added the ribbon the way you did. I must give that a try.

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Love the scallops, and the cool ribbon treatment! Your cards always have such perfect visual balance with their elements and their colors, and I love how you do the insides too!! :)
hugs, Jami

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

so cute Densie!! Love the colors!

Jackie Pedro said...

This is adorable, Denise! Your watercoloring is perfect!

Rose Ann said...

This is just adorable, Denise!! I love your coloring, layout, scallops...everything!!

chloe said...

I love this! SO cute!!

Donna said...

what a sweet card! the ribbon treatmen I love & the colors & your coloring are perfection!

Jerri Kay said...

How cute is this, I'm so lovin' that new Red Riding Hood ribbon from SU! Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent Denise, I always love your colorful designs. Hugs, Jerri

papersunshine said...

Denise I don't comment on every card like I should but I do really love every one of the cards you post here and on SCS! I just wanted to tell you I love how you picked up a while back the challenge to stamp inside the card and you have kept at it and it adds so much to your cards! I tried it once liked it and haven't done it again LOL! Anyway yet another beautiful card and INSIDE too :) Take care,
Lori K.(aka artsylori)

Taylor VanBruggen said...

This is so pretty, Denise! I just love everything you do!

Alexandra said...

Totally cute, love what you did with the sketch! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

This is so sweet! Love the sketch on it's side and the scallops are perfect! your colouring as always, amazes me!

Craft Fairy said...

Beautiful card. Such subtle colours.

Jessie/knightrone said...

Another cutie, love it!!

Shirley said...

What a wonderful little cupcake with such a cute character. Love it!

happiness blooms said...

OMGOSH! This is so adorable! I love the colors!!!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Adorable, Denise! I saw this on SCS and LOVED it!

Ann Kranitz said...

This sentiment is so cute. I love these colors together also. It really worked well with your cupcake.