TECC22 Let Them Eat Cake!

June 27th, 2008

Happy Friday!  It’s time for another Taylored Expressions Cupcake Challenge (cupcakes NOT required)!  When I saw the sketch for this week I immediately knew I had the perfect brand new as-yet-uninked image –Rubber Romance Diva Chef.

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When Taylor sent the sketch she mentioned the idea of an awning, so I immediately thought of the window of a bakery.  I went looking through my designer paper and found this red and vanilla stripe in a pack of retired SU Cerise paper – it seemed perfect for an awning.  I punched the scalloped border with a corner rounder and then scored a line and pierced just below that.  When I adhered the awning to the card I used some foam tape just below the score line for some dimension.  The awning was finished off with some Kaiser Craft pearls and a quick red doodle faux stitch.

The chef was stamped on Paper Trey white cardstock and colored with Copic markers.  I liked the contrast of the stark white against the vanilla of the awning.  The cake was highlighted with Stickles.  The sentiment is from SU Curvy Verses.  I stamped several sentiments on a transparancy so I could *try them on* the card before I decided which I liked best and wanted to use.  Across the bottom I adhered a piece of red grosgrain ribbon and the tied a piece of ivory taffeta.  The round element is a sentiment from Riveting embellished with the tiny cupcake from Short & Sweet – which is covered with a thick layer of Crystal Effects.  The red circle is layered on a black scallop punched with a Marvy punch.

This was such a FUN card to work on!  I hope you’ll play the sketch challenge this week too!  To view the sketch and read all the details to play and maybe even win a prize or become the featured stamper, check out Taylor’s blog.  This week’s featured Cupcake Stamper is my good friend Sharon Harnist at Paperfections.

Now let’s go blog hopping to see what all the Cupcake Girls came up with…

Stephanie Hargis: Steph’s Stampin’ Stuff

Sherrie Siemens: Card Creme

Vicki Chrisman: This Art that makes me Happy

Mary Jo Albright: Beauty Lies Within

Monika Davis: M.A.D. Stamper

Lynn Mercurio: Stamperosity

Ana Wohlfahrt: Ink A Stamp

I hope you all have a fabulous weekend.  I’m looking forward to the patriotic musical and BBQ at our church on Sunday evening.  Curt has been rehearsing in the choir for this for quite awhile now and it sounds like it will be really fun and inspiring.

Thanks for stopping by!

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25 Responses to “TECC22 Let Them Eat Cake!”

  1. Joy Kennedy (JoyOfStamping) Says:

    Oh Jami!!!! I love love love this card!!!!!!!

  2. Lynn Mercurio Says:

    This is spectacular Jami! This image is fabulous and she looks awesome under that decorative awning. Wonderful card…truly!

  3. Sharon Harnist Says:

    OMGoodness, this card is SO sweet, Jami! LOVE the colors and that striped paper is perfect for your bakery window awning! What an adorable chef image, too! Miss you, girlie!

  4. mj albright Says:

    Beautiful Jami. Love the colors.

  5. Monika/buzsy Says:

    Awesome card! Love that image, the colors, the tag… TFS!

  6. Shannan Teubner Says:

    This is so cute, Jami!!

  7. Taylor Says:

    Sooo cute, Jami! I love your scoring and piercing detail and the large scallops you achieved with the corner rounder!

  8. Ana Says:

    OMGosh this is AWESOME!! Your coloring is AMAZING!!

  9. Sherrie Says:

    OK….YOU ROCK! I have not seen that adorable image by RR…but I think I am in love with it! So perfectly done, in color and details. It suits this sketch so well! Did I say how much I like it!!!!!

  10. Lori Craig Says:

    Absolutely darling….

  11. leslierich Says:

    Absolutely fabulous in every way! I love vanilla and white together and with the red–awesome! Rubber Romance does a great job with their people images. This is a super card, Jami!

  12. Susanna Says:

    This is a GREAT card! I love the vibrant colors and the “cafe” feel!

    You got a Shout Out for “Card of the Week” at http://www.CardoftheWeek.com. You can check out the posting at http://www.cardoftheweek.com/2008/06/card-of-the-w-3.html

    Thanks for sharing your creativity with us!

  13. Stephanie Hargis Says:

    Wow! Jami, this card rocks! I love your awning! It is absolutely perfect for the sketch! Fantastic job!

  14. Jan Hunnicutt Says:

    Absolutely fabuous! I love the way your card turned out!

  15. HB Says:

    OMWORD! Jami this is SO adorable!!!

  16. Bonnie aka raduse Says:

    Yummy! I like cake! :) :) Awesome card Jami, just awesome.

  17. kathy Says:

    Really cute, Jami…love the icing on the cake!

  18. Vicki Chrisman Says:

    Oh my!! this is just fantastic!

  19. Susan Shintaku Says:

    Wow! This is my first time visiting your blog. Your work is wonderful. Love this card. The awning is fantastic!

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  21. Jen Says:

    I think I NEED this stamp! Awesome card!!!

  22. joyk Says:

    Love your fab card……….my favorite parts are the awning and the Enjoy Your Day circle with the cupcake. So cute!!

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  25. rebecca Says:

    Hi Jami,
    I have been toying with the idea of starting a food blog and was looking for some internet awning art to use. Would I be able to use the above image you created. If so, how would I go about it? I would love to be able to use it…it is simply perfect!
    Thank you so much!
    Rebecca

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