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Monday, October 7, 2013

FCCB Challenge #181 "Have Your Cake"

Cricut, Sweet Treats, Birthday Card

 
It's another week for a FABULOUS challenge over at FCCB!  "Have Your Cake!"  Yes, eat all you want so that you have plenty of inspiration and energy to create a card, layout, or project featuring a cake or cupcake.  Naturally, I think of a Birthday card when it comes to cakes and cupcakes and that's just what I made for this challenge - a fun girly birthday cake for a fun girly pre-teen.  I did have my niece in mind when I first started this card, but it turned out WAY too girly and she is such a tom-boy that this wouldn't have worked for her.  (I've got to come up with something soon though, her birthday is next month!)  Anyway, I used Sweet Treats (LOVE) for my cake and my paper comes from DCWV Birthday 6x6 paper pack.  I also used a sketch from the MojoMonday archives.  I have put together a video for you to see how this card came about, hope you'll check it out!  And I hope you will join us over at FCCB for this FUN challenge!!!  I am also going to be entering this over at Exploring Cricut for the Birthday Celebration Blog Hop they have going on, and even though I didn't add a button, brad, or jewel, I did add Stickles to the flame of my candle...so it kinda works for the challenge :)

14 comments:

  1. I absolutely love this and the bright colors!!

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  2. Great colors, and I need to look at that cart more often-great cake!

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    1. Thanks for entering at Exploring Cricut!

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  3. What a fun card for a great challenge !

    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  4. Fantastic card and thanks for entering our challenge at Exploring Cricut.

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  5. Emily this is just darling! I love the papers and bright colors!!

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  6. What a fabulous card!! I so love that cake. The colors are wonderful. And all of those papers. Great layout of angles. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Happy Birthday Exploring Cricut' challenge!!!! :)

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  7. This is such a fun card! I love all the layers and all the different pattern papers you used, and I really like how you decorated the inside of the card too (something I rarely do, but it's such a great touch!).

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  8. Visiting you from HIMCR. Like the cheerful colors on your cake card. Just finished my card for FCCB.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  9. Super cute, congrats on making HIMCR DT!

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  10. Fun and virbant, so perfect for a birthday, Thanks for visiting and leaving the sweet luv.
    Hugs
    Berni
    berni46blogspot.

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  11. This is so fun and fabulous!! I love the colors and paper you used!! What a perfect birthday card!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and voting for me!! I appreciate it so much!! Have a great evening :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  12. The sketch you used looks great. Thanks for joining us at Exploring Cricut.

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