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NEW VIDEO – Sweet Friend Cupcake Valentine

Hello card making friends, I have a New Video – Sweet Friend Cupcake Valentine for you this morning.  I’m up on the Scrap ‘N Stamp Blog today with this post so I thought I would share it here too.

Hope you all had a very Merry Christmas.  I think I’m still stuffed from the dinner we made, yikes it was good.  During the down time I got a little coloring in with these fabulous HUGE stamps from Colorado Craft COMPANY.  The cupcake one I’m using today is called “Sweet Friend Cupcake”, but check out my links below, there are a few others too.

Sweet Friend Cupcake Valentine

Strawberry cream icing on Chocolate is my favorite cupcake so that’s what I decided to color today.  I stenciled the Irregular Dots (from SSS) on the background, but you could also stamp the circle stamp that comes in the stamp set.

I decided on a dots background to mirror the dots I added to the cupcake paper.

The cupcake itself is colored on Neenah Solar White 80# card, cut out and glued to the pink card base.

Sweet Friend Cupcake Valentine

These stamps are HUGE which makes them perfect for practicing your Copic coloring.  I combined this one with the My Favorite Things Lots of Hearts Stencil in the background for a more “Valentine’s feel to it.

Here’s a list of the COPIC colors I used for today’s project and there is a PDF to download below along with the video showing how I colored this fabulous morsel of goodness, but hey, feel free to create your favorite flavor of cupcake too.

Strawberry: R20, R21, R35, R46, R59

Leaves: YG03, YG17

Icing: RV02, RV11, RV13, RV14, RV25

Cake: YR23, E25, E37, E59

Paper Cup E-41, E43, E44, Dots RV13


And a bonus project from the video.  I started with a 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 piece of white card, stamped the cupcake in the center.  Colored it, and then cut it in half.

Sweet Friend Cupcake Valentine

Viola – two card fronts….Simply add a couple more of the sentiments from the stamp set and some giant sequins from Simon Says Stamp Star Spangled mix, and you are golden.

I just love that design element peeking out from the side of the card don’t you?  The background is colored with B000 Copic

Sweet Friend Cupcake Valentine

There is also a great selection of sentiments with this set too, covering many different occasions or you could add your own of course.

Click the button above to download a FREE PDF for today’s card share and visit my PDF Gallery for over 200+ more tutorials.

Here’s the Video, If you are reading this in an e-mail, you may need to CLICK HERE to visit my blog – or watch it in HD over on my YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Thanks so much for visiting me today and I hope you enjoyed the projects.  I’ve listed the products I used below.  Clicking on the image will take you directly to the product.  Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase through my link, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you so very much for your support, it helps to keep my blog and YouTube channel running and I truly appreciate it.

P.S.  if you do place an order through my affiliate links, please E-Mail Me with the date and amount along with your name and address as I would love to send you a thank you card.



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