Friday, March 26, 2010

Embellish-It FC81 - Duncan Hines Birthday/SC273/Copic Creations #24

This challenge is for Embellish-It Scrapbooking Friday Challenge #81 - Duncan Hines Birthday. Danni is our wonderful hostess this week, and here is what she had to say...

This week is all about Duncan Hines. March 26, 1880 was the birth of Duncan Hines. Yes, THEE Duncan Hines, of the cake/baking empire. In honor of his birthday, let's create a layout, card, mini album, packaging or alterable with a cake, cupcake, frosting, sprinkles or anything cake-related on it. If you create packaging, for example, you could create a package decorating a cake baking gift set. Anything goes, just have fun.

I decided to incorporate the Split Coast Stampers Sketch Challenge #273 into this challenge and used this sketch...

I took a little poetic license and made a square card and changed the shape. Here is my card...

Stamps: Anna Mae (Our Craft Lounge)
Paper: Blue Skies (American Crafts ), Chocolate Chip, Pink Passion, Bermuda Bay (SU!)
Ink: Memento, Copics
Accessories: Spellbinders Die, Felt cut with die and airbrushed with Copics, Rhinestone brad

I also wanted to incorporate Copic Creations Challenge #24. They are celebrating their one-year blogoversary. For this challenge, they wanted participants to use one of the techniques taught over the last year. I chose two - Feather Blending and coloring embellishments. You can see the feathering in Anna Mae's dress and in some of the letters. There is a great tutorial for this technique here.

The other technique is coloring embellishments. I chose to color my felt flowers with my Copics Airbrush System. I bought some inexpensive felt at Hobby Lobby and used my Big Shot and a die to cut out my flowers. I love that I can make them any color I like with my airbrush system.

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great weekend.


Michelle Pearson said...

very cute cuppycake card Julie!! :)

Peggie said...

What a fun card. Love the feathering. I need to try that.

mycardz said...

Hi! I was planning to reply to your email in just a little while, right after commenting on the CC challenge entries! :)

Your card is so adorable! Awesome job on the feather blending tecnique! Thanks so much for joining us in our celebration at Copic Creations!