Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Build a Cupcake Flower Pot

   I was going through some old magazines and came across a card using this layout with the scallop square. 
  I liked the scallops at the bottom and the scallop square, which I must confess, I don't use nearly enough. That is what drove me to use this layout. I also don't use the plaid designer paper from Pawsitively Prints so a piece of that found its way onto the card as well.

 And once again Bold Blossoms stamp set came into play. It really is a fun little stamp set. So after stamping my flowers I came up with the idea to add a flower pot to one of the flowers, but how to make it?

  I discovered that the cupcake liner part of the Build a Cupcake Punch makes a great flower pot. To give my "flower pot" some texture, I crimped the cardstock with my Crimper tool before punching it.

  The butterfly trail was added by hand with a Daffodil Delight marker. I added it as an afterthought. It coordinates with the flower stems!

Stamps: Bold Blossom
Paper: Pawsitively Prints II dsp, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White cardstock
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Daffodil Delight, Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz
Accessories: Crimper, Button, brads, Mini glue dots, Big Shot, Tasteful Trim die, Square Scallop die, sponge, Oval punch, Corner rounder punch, Build a Cupcake Punch (Occasions Mini)

Happy stamping!


Michelle said...

What a gorgeous card, Lisa! I really like the colours and you have inspired me to use the scalloped square, too. Thanks!

Diane - said...

OMG this is too stinkin' cute. I LOVE finding new ways to use the cupcake set.
I seen so many cards where they use teh frosting as clouds! So cute. The bottom was used for a hot-air balloon basket, and Now flower pots! So cute!!!! TFS

Fi said...

Hi Lisa,
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Great work!

Laura said...

Lisa, thanks for all the innovative ways you come up with to use our punches and stamps. This is just adorable. Can't wait to try it!

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