Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Cupcake Girl

Today i would like to share a kitsch card, a homage to the 50's diners that seem to be sprouting up every were on the south coast. Over the past 12 months to be lots of diners or ice cream parlors.Mr Charlie was 7 a few weeks ago and he wanted to go and have ice cream in a parlor just off the sea front. Charlie had an ice cream sundae and I had a tea and it was £12 .....

Materials used.
A5 white tent card
The image is girl cupcake by Bugaboo Digi Stamps.
The decorative papers were free in Card-making and Paper-craft magazine approx 2 years ago. Just perfect for this image.
Promarkers ivory, blush, oatmeal,tea green,grey green, duck egg, tea rose, antique pink,daffodil , pale yellow
Flower and message dies by Tattered Lace from the Lavish bloom colection
solid card stock by American crafts
white card candy from my stash.

Challenges entered
Stella says sketch challenge. Challenge #208 is a fab little sketch. I love bugaboo stamps so it would be rude not to join in. If you use one of their stamps you could win 3 stamps. Beautiful Dt inspiration too..
Catch the Bug  Challenge, Aprils Bingo challenge has lots of ideas to choice from. I chose bugaboo image, a boarder and a flower.
Pop over and share the love and see if they can tempt you to join in.
ABC Challenge. The letter is J and the theme is "just how i like it" I love cupcakes they are sweet gorgeous and moreish. I like using them on my cards as they are ageless. I am also a fan of retro, i like to get my family together and to make high tea. My youngest son had a tea dance for his 18th birthday party. Great sponsors too.
Fan-Tastic-Tuesday. Challenge #32 is as always anything goes. What i like about this challenge is they mean anything goes. You can rubber stamp, digi stamp, use CD-Roms, scrapbook etc, you craft it they welcome it. They are sponsored by Sparkle n Sprinkle. Beautiful inspiration from the team too, go on share the love.

I have put a copy of the sketch i have used at the bottom of this posting. I hope you have enjoyed your visit to my blog and if you leave a message so i know you have been here. Happy crafting Julie Ann x


  1. this is very beautiful Julie-ann.

    gr karin

  2. Great make and thank you for playing along at Fan-Tastic Tuesday Judith DT x

  3. Gorgeous Design, thank you so much for joining in with the the fun over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, it means a lot....I hope you will join us again next week for another fab challenge, and Good Luck in the draw....
    Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday

  4. I love how you have matched the colouring of the image to the DP! We wish you Good Luck in the draw and hope to see you join us again soon!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang

  5. Adorable card Julie-Ann! I love that you were able to play in both the Stella Says Sketch challenge AND the BINGO challenge! Thanks so much for playin’ along with The Bug BINGO Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    Don’t forget to check out The Bug Blog for our new Challenge that starts TODAY! It’s a color challenge so we hope you’ll join in!!!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    ~Min: Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator
    Kaymin Kreations

  6. Lovely design. The image and background paper were made for each other

    Thanks for sharing with us


  7. Two challenges in one and an awesome card! Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug!

  8. This is just too, too cute - love how you used a Bugaboo image for our Stella Says Sketch Challenge. LOVE your take on this week's challenge - thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us!