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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Birthday Gretel Cake with Candles Easel Card

Birthday Gretel Cake with Candles Easel Card

Birthday Gretel Cake with Candles Easel Card1

Birthday Gretel Cake with Candles Easel Card2


It’s that time of the month again for the Roses Challenge.  This month was Sue’s challenge.  Her challenge was to create a “FANCY FOLD” card.  I had been surfing the web and came across this tutorial to create a birthday cake with candles easel card.  How perfect!  So, I decided to make this birthday card for my daughter, Karissa.  Her birthday isn’t until July but now I have it done early.  Hope you get some time to check out the other Roses cards (Betty, Connie, Kerrie, Mary Anne, Olga, Patti and Sue).  Their links are located on the right side of my blog.  As always they have done a spectacular job!  Well, next month is my challenge.  Be sure to stop back to see what I maybe challenging the gals the last Sunday of the month.


Digital Image:  Birthday Gretel from CC Designs (colored image with Prisma color pencils and OMS).

Sentiments:  Wonderful Birthday from NettieG’s Designs and The More the Candles the Bigger the Wish from Blue Bird Flats.

Tutorial:  Birthday Cake with Candles Easel Card from Stempeleinmaleins.

Card Stocks:  Olive and Teal (Best Occasions-Textured Earthtones), Cream (TAC), Prints (Colorbok) and Acetate.

Die-Cuts:  Nestabilities Circles, Labels 4, Labels 9 and Sizzix Scribbles Swirls Sizzlits Die.

Punches:  McGill 1/4” Round punch, McGill 1 1/4” Circle punch, Marvy 1 1/2” Scallop Circle punch, EK Success Flower punch and Blue Hills Studio Isabella Multi-Shaper II punch.

Inks:  Aegean Blue Versa Magic Chalk Ink (sponged around image) and Sakura Stardust (bow and wings), Yellow Star and Purple Star (candles on sentiment) and White Gel Pen (dots on cheeks).

Embellishments:  Glossy Accents (balloons and flame on candle), White Liquid Applique (icing around top and bottom of cake), Crystal Snow Ultra Fine Glitter (on cupcake frosting), Silver Flower Charm, Silver Jump Rings, Purple Gemstone Brads, Tiny Purple Floral Sheer Organza Ribbon, Jungle Green Satin Ribbon (Really Reasonable Ribbon), Violet w/Cream Stitches Grosgrain Ribbon and Penelope Lace (Really Reasonable Ribbon).

Thank you for stopping by!  Hope everyone has a wonderful Easter!




The Other Patti Sue said...

Well look at you missy! This is spectacular... I am totally wowed! Simply amazing! Happy Easter Kym Rose!

CraftieConnie said...

Holy Toledo!!!! A Stunner indeed Kymie-Rose! I couldn't even imagine a card like this, gorgeous work!

Olga said...

absolutely beautiful!@ Never seen this fold before..........

Sue W said...

I was just blown away with your amazing creation Kym!!!! Fabulous.....can't wait for your challenge I know it's going to be a great one!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

You have left me speechless with this stunner, Kym! Gosh! A-#1 !

Helen Dooley said...

great job on this. K will love it.

Kerrie said...

Hi Kym, this is just amazing, just love it... would like to try this one... .... can't wait to see what you challenge us too... love kezzie x

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