Birthday Blog Hop #DT09

Hi everyone, it’s time for another Dream Theme Blog Hop and this month we are focusing on a Birthday theme.  I don’t know about you but I love being able to spoil the ones love on their special day, I think there is no better way to start their day off than with a handmade card.
DT-DreamTheme-DT2The project I am sharing with you today is using the Sweet Cupcake stamp set, I know it is not one of the new sets but I love it just the same.  
Birthday card by Patrice
One of the things I have been hanging out to play with in the new catalogue is the Embossing Paste 🙂 Rather than using stencils with the paste I decided to make the icing for the cupcake instead.  It was easy to chance the colour, I just added a couple of drops of re-inker to the paste, gave it a quick mix and then spread it on the cupcake.  I wanted to add some extra sparkle so I sprinkled a little Dazzling Diamonds Glitter on top of the icing while it was still wet.  Don’t you just love the extra dimension the paste creates?
Birthday card close up by Patrice
Now for the yummy part lol, I brought a cupcake from the Cakebox (they really do make the most delicious cakes) and it came in the cutest little box, so I could not resist making a matching little gift tag for it.
Birthday cupcake
Hmmmmm doesn’t the cupcake look devine 🙂 shame I will not be getting it, my daughter already has her eyes on it lol.
Sweet Cupcake
For some more inspiration make sure you pop on over and visit the rest of the design team and check out their fabulous card ideas, you can do this by clicking on the next or previous button below.  Let’s start by looking at the gorgeous card Tracy May has come up with this month.
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Here is a list of all the ladies taking part in this Months Dream Theme Blog Hop, just in case you get lost along the way.

1. Teneale Williams (Australia)
2. Patrice Halliday-Larsen (New Zealand)
3. Tracy May (UK)
4. Amy Koenders (USA)
5. Renate Ecklmayr (Austria)
6. Sandi MacIver (Canada)
7. Jennifer Pauli (Germany)
8. Krista Driessen (Netherlands)

Birthday Card was created using the following Stampin’ Up! products

If you live in New Zealand and would like to order any of the Stampin’Up! products I have used on this card or have any questions, please contact Patrice. You can also place an order online or find out more about the product by clicking on the image that interests you below. The Sweet Cupcake set does come in a bundle but I cut it out freehand since I watercoloured the background.


Comments: 9

  1. Tracy May June 22, 2017 at 8:22 am Reply

    Fantastic project Patrice – I love it!

  2. Sandi MacIver June 22, 2017 at 8:22 am Reply

    looks good enough to lick, haha…..I will have to try that, thanks for the great idea

    • Patrice June 22, 2017 at 9:03 am Reply

      lol you are too funny Sandi 🙂 looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

  3. Amy Koenders June 22, 2017 at 8:39 am Reply

    So sweet Patrice! Love the card and the cute tag (and the cupcake looks just yummy too!). Great colors and designs! 🙂

    • Patrice June 22, 2017 at 9:04 am Reply

      Thanks Amy 🙂 cupcake is not in my daughters tummy lol, she was waiting for me to finish taking the photos and then poof gone.

  4. […] Next up on the blog hop is my special friend Patrice Halliday-Larsen […]

  5. Krista June 24, 2017 at 7:30 am Reply

    Great projects Patrice!!

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