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Monday, August 17, 2009

Party Time.........

...............at The Cuttlebug Spot!!! This weeks challenge is "Invitations" - any type of invitation you would like!! I chose a cupcake that I cut out using my Cricut and then embossed the "cupcake liner" and the "frosting" while adding a candle cut out with the Birthday Wishes die by Cuttlebug. I added gems to the "frosting" and Stickles to the "candle" for the flame effect. Inside I kept it simple - Party Time and date, time, place. These would be really quick and easy invites for a kids party at school.

My invitation:

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inside:

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I started out differently with this but it became so bulky I had to remove a couple layers. I do plan on trying it again later to see if I can figure out how to make it layered and interactive like I wanted but not so bulky it doesn't close - I promise, it was really cool being a flap card opening from several directions but by the time I added the "frosting" and "cupcake liner" on each layer (which was needed to keep the look going) it was so bulky I couldn't close it ------->>>>> :( that is my sad face but never fear, I will try again!!!

Thanks for stoppin' by and happy scrappin'!!!

3 comments:

- - Sheryl - - said...

cute card - would love to see the multi flap card :^)

Steph said...

Very cute Karen! Love that it's a cupcake invite! :)

Margie said...

Great party invite! Love the embossing. I'll be checking back to see how you make out with the layers... now you've got me curious!

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