Paper Sweeties is Turning Three!

The owner of The Shabby Tea Room, Debbie M. also owns the Paper Sweeties Store which is having it’s 3rd Anniversary today!

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This is the inspiration photo for this week’s challenge. Cute cupcakes right? Click on the photo to visit the challenge blog.

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I have to start by saying I CASEd this from a card by Monika Davis. I think I changed it enough to make it my own though. I am a bit disappointed with the Glossy Accents that I spread over the balloons. They seem to have yellowed the colour of the paper underneath. It did end up being a thick layer which I think added to the yellowness but maybe my Glossy Accents has been in the sun too long? I never though about keeping it in the dark. Hmmm…

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The background was stencilled with transparent embossing paste and a tiny bit of white glitter was sprinkled over while it was still wet. I think it made for a subtle but sparkly background with some textural interest.

I hope you will join in the celebrations at Paper Sweeties this month.

Enjoy, Rebecca

RECIPE
Stamps:
circle-SU!
Ink: Versamark
Paper: pink, aqua CS, vellum-PTI, mint CS-MFT, white-Georgia Pacific
Accessories: Balloon dies-MFT, word, star dies-SSS, glitter-Art Institute, warm highlights white glitter-?, stick it-Ken Oliver, twine-Divine Twine, glossy accents-Ranger, transparent embossing paste-Wendy Vecchi, gold embossing powder-SU!

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beccreates1

Hi! I’m a disabled SAHM of three wonderful boys. Married since 1997 to Tim. I love crafts, creating art, sewing, needlework, making jewelry, reading, watching movies and snuggling with my fat tabby cat, Jesse. My boys are all on the autism spectrum so it’s a chaotic but fun life. I live in a small town north-east of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It’s in the middle of corn fields and horse farms while still feeling like a suburb.

6 thoughts on “Paper Sweeties is Turning Three!”

  1. This is a beautiful, elegant card! I love all the balloons–especially the big, polka dot balloon, and the twine strings are adorable. Thanks for helping us celebrate in the Paper Sweeties' 3rd Birthday Celebration!

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  2. Love the technique you used on this…. I am obsessed with gold these days and especially love it with the pink and blue colors…. love your card.. very pretty!

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  3. This is SO soft and pretty!!! I LOVE the gold, too–the shine totally rocks! Thank you for joining us for the 3rd Birthday Celebration at Paper Sweeties! HUGS! 🙂 Mynn xxPS: I'd love for you to link this up with us at House of Cards, too! 🙂

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  4. This card is sweet as can be, Rebecca! I adore those yummy balloons!! Thank you so much for sharing your work with us for the Paper Sweeties birthday bash in August 🙂

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