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Archive for July, 2011

Good Evening!

I have another cupcake for you today, this time with smooth icing so you can have a choice of which to use in your projects. I also have a new cutting file for you today containing 3 tag shapes, I’ve had these shapes in my mind for ages and keep meaning to do them and as soon as I had them done I cut several of them straight away for my stash so I can grab them easily as I can see myself wanting to use them quite often for gift tags, sentiment bases etc.

I progressed from sketch challenges to a colour scheme challenge for my project today, The Play Date Cafe set a colour scheme of Coral, Petal Pink and Antique Gold and I spent an absolute age trying to get my elements as close to the colour scheme as possible, I’m not sure we’re supposed to be quite so worried about being a shade or two out, lol.

I cut my tag to 5.5 inches tall, I embossed my backing paper with a stamp from American Crafts Majestic set and white embossing powder then backed with a scalloped border. I coloured the top of my cupcake with copics then added some clear glitter and paper pieced the liner. My sentiment was printed from my computer and trimmed with scissors and finally I added some more scallops and some silk ribbon.

hey sweetie tag

hey sweetie tag 2

Here is your digi:

(click on the image to expand before saving to your computer)

cupcake 2

Here is your cut file – file formats included are ai, dxf, GSD, pdf & svg:

(click on the link below the image to download)

Tags 1

Tags 1 Digital Cutting Files by Bird

Hiyah!

I have a sweet freebie for you today, It’s a cupcake digi and matching circle sentiment. I hope you have as much fun using these in your projects as I have had making today’s card.

I was craving chocolate when I made this digi so when it came to colouring, it just had to be a chocolate cupcake with pink icing, if only I could eat it, lol. I trimmed my cupcake with scissors and popped it inside my circle sentiment which was cut out and embossed with circle nestabilities, both were given some dimension with 3D foam pads. The colour scheme of my card had to be dictated by the colour of my image so I just gave in and went with it!

you're sweet card

you're sweet card 2

Here are your digis:

(click on the images to expand before saving to your computer)

cupcake 1

you're sweet circle sentiment

Edit: when you expand the sentiment it looks black as it is on a transparent background, it should save just fine.

Hello There!

I’ve been having a good clear out of my crafting stash for the last few days, yup it took that long! I had stuff that I haven’t used for years and I’m certain I wouldn’t use again as the craft supplies I use now are very different from the ones I used to use so out it went. I’ve condensed my stash down quite a bit and tidied and re-organised as I went, wishful thinking I know but I suspect it won’t last for long hehe.

So, my goodies for you today are 2 paper packs in medium and large polka dots pastels and a cut file including 4 different rosette strips, one of each of the rosette strip designs and both paper packs feature in my card today. The rosette strips have scalloped and zig-zag edges, all you need to do is score down vertically in-between each scallop (or zig zag point) then fold along all scores, add tape to the ends to make a tube then form the circle by bringing the straight edge to the middle and gluing onto a circle of card stock. You can then add any embellishment to the center to cover the join, brads or buttons work great for this, my choice were some lovely pink-y coloured gem brads for today’s card.

I went for a pink and blue colour scheme for my card today, I’ve been feeling in a pastel mood of late for some reason and I followed a sketch from card patterns for my layout.

rosette best wishes card

Here are your paper packs:

(click on the links below the images to open the pdf)

polka dots

Polka Dots Digital Paper Pack by Bird

large dots

Large Dots Digital Paper Pack by Bird

Here is your cut file – file formats included are ai, dxf, GSD, pdf & svg:

(click on the link below the image to download)

rosette strips 1

Rosette Strips 1 Digital Cutting Files by Bird