April 30, 2010

IT'S A PARTY!!

A tropical party!!! Well, not really....but this new stamp set from the Summer Mini sure puts me in the mood, LOL!!!  I am lovin' the fun, bright colors in our new Island Oasis DSP and it pairs perfectly with the Tropical Party stamp set which is what I used here!  Isn't it fun??!!  I also used the new Square Lattice embossing folder for the background and I just love it!! This card really makes me long for summer - I am sooooo tired of cold and rainy days, I mean, for Pete's sake, it's almost May in California!!!  So, if I can't have the sun, well, I will stamp something warm and tropical and pretend, LOL!  On the tree, I popped up the palm fronds - you can see it better if you enlarge the pic!  I also snuck in that little butterfly from the Charming stamp set.....I know, I use it on EVERYTHING but I just love it, I think it is the cutest stamp ever, heehee!!  And, I did use some Tangerine Tango card stock for the background since it is coming back, whoooohooooo!!! I love this warm, rich orange and I am glad I still have some in my stash! 

So, today is a very busy day - I have 50 cupcakes to make for the little girl's bday party tomorrow that I made all these boxes for.....yep 50 of them!! I also made matching invites that I share in this post here if you want to check them out!! And, I am making her a giant cupcake mini cake all for her - she is only turning one but I can imagine how cute she will be grabbing handfuls of her big ole' cupcake, heehee!! I will share those pics tomorrow once I have them all done! And, I am holding my accordian recipe mini book class tonight - can't wait to stamp with this group, they are all soooo much fun! So, a great day ahead although a very busy one!! I hope everyone enjoys the weekend - thanks so much for poppin' in to say hello, I just love it when you do!!!!
Card Recipe:
Paper - Tempting Turquoise, Tangerine Tango, Whisper White, Old Olive card stock, Island Oasis Designer Series paper
Inks - Old Olive, Soft Suede, So Saffron, Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise classic inks
Stamps - Charming (butterfly), Great Friend (sentiment), Tropical Party
Accessories - 5-Petal punch, Boho Blossoms Punch, Large Oval Punch, Scalloped Oval Punch, Rose Red brad, Ticket Corner punch, Rose Red narrow grosgrain ribbon, Square Lattice embossing folder

19 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh i'm exhausted just trying to keep us with you! and you totally rock.... if summer won't come to you.... you go to summer! the card is fabulous!

and what awesome cupcake boxes!! i love 'em!

have a marvelous weekend!

hugs :)

Crystal said...

OOOO Alex love your summer themed card and look at all those boxes, wow sweetie you have been busy...they look great!!! Awesome work as always sweetie!

Dawn Easton said...

Oh my gosh! That is a LOT of boxes and you are going to be so busy making some yummy cupcakes...sneak one for me, okay? ;)

Great new stamps coming from SU! Love tropical stuff!

rtfgvb774 said...

IS VERY GOOD..............................

Deb said...

oh sweet little boxes and so love that card, I am with you, we still have snow here!!! hugs debx

mudmaven said...

WOW have you ever been busy girl! Love the bright colors on your tropical card and the birthday girl is certainly lucky to have you around - can't wait to see the pix. ~chris

Basement Stamper said...

Oh, I want to be on that beach!!! Looks dreamy.

Wow! 50 cupcake boxes, you are so good!!!!

Lisa Somerville said...

Cute tropical card - love the colors and the embossing folder! Wonderful cupcake boxes, you've sure been busy.

Jennie said...

Lovely card and what cute boxes for the cupcakes!!!
Also, anyone can play with the Sketch Girls sketch...would love to have you join us :o)

raindropecho said...

WOW!! Busy indeed! Look at that pile. My hands would be hurting for weeks! They look great, though :)
- Ann

Lauren said...

You have been busy!!!! Fabulous card. The cupcake boxes are adorable.

Cindy Haffner said...

FUN FUN FUN!!!

ScrapMomOf2 said...

Holy cupcake boxes batman!!

CUTE tropical card!! :)

kay said...

Hi, Hi, Hi!!! I love your Tropical Card! I have to case these as soon as I get my stuff!!! TFS!!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Love the chunky shards on the palm tree, and wowie is right that's a lot of boxes. Hope all the baking went well. :)

Diane said...

Those cupcake boxes are awesome Alex!!! And that summer card is too cool!!! Way to go !!!

kathleenh said...

Alex your summer card is so warm and vibrant! The cupcake boxes are adorable! I can't believe you made 50 of these!

Dani said...

Umm, how do you do it all?!? You're like the energizer bunny! Fab job on the card and all those boxes!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Super cute Alex!! You are superwoman!!