Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A Treat From Your Mummy

Hi Stampers!

This week I combined my Loves Rubberstamps Challenge Project along with my Design Team Project for The Cutting Cafe. This week at the Cafe we were able to use any Halloween file of our choice. Well...I decided to use TWO of Regina's awesome files for my project :)

This week for the Loves Rubberstamps challenge you can chose to do a TRICK, which is to create a card with an interactive or movable element - like a slider card, swing card, viewmaster card...etc OR you could choose to do a TREAT - which is to create a Halloween Treat Holder. Now...Can you guess which I chose?

A TREAT!! Who WOULDN'T want to do a treat because that way you can munch on some goodies while you craft - LOL!!

Here is my project...

I decided to use the Cupcake Holder File  and I paired it with the Mind Your Mummy Set. I think they make a cute duo :) I was going to try and get this posted yesterday but I had to wait until I had time to bake the cupcakes first. If I would have baked them ahead of would be looking at an EMPTY cupcake holder the way my husband and children inhale them! LOL!

Here is a closer peek at my Mummy Treat...

I covered the Cupcake Holder with Designer papers from the Doodlebug Halloween parade paper pack. I think this is my FAVORITE Halloween paper right now :) The tag is one that comes in the Mind Your Mummy Set and I just added a spider that I made with my Die-Namics Die Spider Web Set . My cupcake decorating skills need some work - LOL! I forgot to put my tip INSIDE my piping bag before I put all the frosting in it so I had to try and hold it on while I squeezed the bag. A little bit of a nightmare - LOL!

Here is a closer peek at my scary Mind Your Mummy Card...

I loved this file and it comes together so easily once you remember to print the wrapping diagram :) I love that this comes with different sentiments that you can use on the Mummy Wrap and they are already on the strip for you. I inked all my edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Walnut Stain. I added some red sparkly bling for the eyes and the little patches are part of the set. Now I HAD to add this adorable little witch Elphie from Saturated Canary. The look on her face is perfect...just like this Mummy has just snuck up on her - LOL! I colored her with copics. Because she is a little witch I wanted her hair to look a little magical so I added some doodle dots :)

Well...I better get this posted as I am late as it is! Thanks for stopping by today! Be sure to play along in our Loves Rubberstamps Challenge and do a TRICK or a TREAT!

Also ... check out the Inspirational Blog Post on The Cutting Cafe Blog to see what my fellow Design team members created for their Halloween Project! If you leave a comment on the post - each week Regina draws one lucky person who left a comment and they win THREE FREE FILES of their choice! How AWESOME is that?!?!

PS...As soon as I was done with my husband came in and was like HEY are you done with that cupcake?!? And then he inhaled it - the poor mummy cake is no more!

Have a great day all!

I will be entering this in the following challenges:

The Ribbon Carousel Blog - Fall or Halloween
Flourishes Challenge - Fussy Cuttin' Fun


Regina Easter

oh my how stinkin cute is this..........i love love love it


The mummy is so cute!


The mummy is so cute!

Katie Sims

Ohmygosh...this is A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E! Yum....cupcakes....yeah, they'd be gone if that were my! So glad you could play along with us this week at Flourishes for our Timeless Tuesday Challenge! :)

Holly AKA KopyKat

OMGosh this is so cute!!! I love the cupcake and yes, you did do a great job, it totally goes with your other mummy and the cute image, fabulous facial expression. Your husband and mine are made from the same cloth, lol. "Hey, are you done taking pics of the baked goods?" lol.


You baked... decorated... crafted...colored... and crafted some more...!!!!
Am I missing anything??!??! AMAZEBALLS!!!! You put us all to shame...!! LOL
Super duper inspiring!! xo

Julie Odil

Adorable! I love how your cupcake also looks like a mummy. So clever!


Oh my gosh, I can't believe you made a yummy mummy cupcake. Too cute and what better way to present it than with the fabulous holder.

Bella and Aidees Mom

This is so stinkin darling..Love everything about it...It screams FAB:) Krista


How utterly cute!!! Thanks for joining us for the Flourishes Fussy Cutting challenge!


So adorable! I love the cupcake and the mummy card using cute Elphie! I just colored her up myself! :) Perfect Halloween projects and your coloring is beautiful as always! :)


Wowsers Laura. Love the way you have coloured Elphie. The cupcake is gorgeous. Love what you did. Have a great weekend, hugs Nina


Really cool pair! I love the mummy theme! The cupcake looks so yummy, it is no wonder they gobbled them up! Great projects!

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