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Friday, May 21, 2010

Stars and Stripes

This weeks's challenge at the Shabby Tea Room is to use Red, white and blue/stars and stripes or both! I went with the stars and stripes and made this;



I wanted to make a cake card ever since I received a shop bought one;



which I scanned and used as a template. I used hand cut stars as the leaves behind each flower and added hand cut stripes to the cake body.

I also used;

Bazzill cardstock
OA, Prima marketing and BG papers
Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts (thanks to Lythan the enabler for recommending!)
Doily
Hand stitching and inking.

TFL !

7 comments:

Debbie said...

Jo ... Oh My GOSH!!!!!! This is FABULOUS! I absolutely {heart} your sweet design ... what a creative way to submit to the Tea Room this week using stripes and stars. I simply adore everything about your design -- it's WONDERFUL! Thanks for sharing your talents with us this week in the Tea Room :)

JD said...

This is so lovely...

Ruthie said...

I love your cake cards. They are amazing.

Ruthie x

Audrey Pettit said...

How super cute! Way better than the store bought original! Love the stripes on the cake and the stars behind the flowers. Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room.

Nicole said...

What a pretty card! Love all of the layers - yummy! :) Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR!:)

Carol's Ink Spot said...

What a gorgeous card! I love your cake with all the different papers and the beautiful flowers added to the top! Congrats on being one of the top three winners with this card for week #10 at TSTR!

noora said...

Fabulous!!!And I found sooooo many other lovely cards from this blog!
You are very talented!!