20+ fun Sugarspun Card Ideas

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20+ fun Sugarspun Card Ideas

Wednesday April 17, 2019
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How is your day going? Do you have some time set aside this week to create something beautiful? I don't know about you, but I find when I sit down to create; something happens deep inside me. I get rejuvenated, inspired, somehow the stresses and worries of everyday life melt into a puddle on the floor.....and in the process....if you choose to give away your hand stamped card or project, you have the deep satisfaction of brightening someone else's day and letting them know how much you care! It's a double blessing. I encourage you to take a couple minutes or maybe an hour to peruse the blog today and be inspired to create something beautiful and create your own elegant and fun cards from the comforts of your crafting space!

If you missed out on the Sugarspun release, follow this link: http://hcgo.co/sugarspun to see all the details! Get yours today and you will be on your way to joining the hundreds of crafters who are already having fun creating with this new collection. I would love to hear what inspired you on the blog today, you can leave a comment at the very end of the blog. Take care, Emma Lou

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Creative Inspiration of the Week

Sweet Cherry Cupcake

Sweet Cherry Cupcake

Other Products: White cardstock, Memento Love Letter ink, dimensional adhesive, white floral wire, hot glue, hot glue gun, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 8 1/2 x 5 1/2", score and fold to 5 1/2 x 4 1/4" size. Place the large cupcake outline die from the Sugarspun Cupcake Die onto the card base. Let left edge of die outline extend over the folded edge of card base, so the front and back of card base remain attached. Send through your die cutting machine to create your cupcake card base.

Stamp the large cupcake (2x), cherry from Sugarspun Cupcake stamp set, numbers from Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes stamp set in Archival Black ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. For the 2nd large cupcake, diecut the ribbon for layering. Stamp the word Sweet from Sweet Shoppe stamp set in Lady Bug ink onto white cardstock. Trim down the sentiment with paper trimmer and a scissors on the ends. Sponge edges with the same color ink.

Sponge the cupcake liner and layering ribbon with Love Letter and Lady Bug ink. Use dimensional adhesive to layer the ribbon on cupcake liner as pictured. Color the cherry with Lady Bug ink and stem with Fern Green ink. Roll up a piece of white floral wire to create a holder for the sentiment. Pierce a hole through the cupcake and thread the wire through and use hot glue to attach to the backside. Attach the sentiment and numbers onto the top of wire as shown.

Use double dots to attach cupcake onto card base. Use the Dries White glue along with Frosting Powder over the frosting of cupcake. Accent with red prills from the Bright Ideas prill set. Attach cherry at the top of cupcake. Use the Dries Clear glue along with Crystal glitter to add a touch of sparkle over the rest of cupcake as desired. Apply some Crystal Lacquer over the cherry, ribbon and sentiment accent and let dry.

Treat Yourself

Treat Yourself

Other Products: Smooth white cardstock, Paper Distressing tool, Scoreboard, Die Cutting Machine, Foam Dots.

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: The ready top-fold card from white cardstock measures 6 1/2" by 6 1/2". Next, choose a dark pink paper from the designer paper collection and cut it measuring 6 1/4" by 6 1/4". Distress all the sides with paper distressing tool and layer it on the card base using foam tape.

For top panel, choose a 6" by 6" card panel from the designer paper collection and distress all the four sides using the paper distressing tool. Glue the distressed card panel on the white card stock keeping a border of 1/16" an all the four sides. Align and secure the second circle die from Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die set and run it through the die cutting machine and create a window. Cut a white frame by nesting outer 2 dies of Eyelet Circle die set and glue it to frame the window. Layer the window panel on the ready card base as shown. Create 2 die cut panels from white cardstock and teal color paper from the paper collection using Elegant Pocket Accents Die and its shadow dies Layer die cut panels between the card layer as shown.

Stamp the images from Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes Cling Stamp Set and Sweet Shoppe Treats Cling Stamp Set with black archival ink and paint them using Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers. Die-cut them using their coordinating dies. Stack extra 2 die cuts under the painted images for extra strength (optional). The numbers 5 and zero are stamped using teal and olive green stazon inks and then cut using their coordinating dies. Once all the embellishments are ready, assemble all the cards as shown and finish the card by adding a little sparkle and a fussy cut sentiment from the paper collection.

Once all the embellishments are ready, assemble all the cards as shown and finish the card by adding a little sparkle and a fussy cut sentiment from the paper collection.

Shaker Cupcakes

Shaker Cupcakes

Other Products: Smooth white cardstock, glitter, acetate sheets, shaker elements, opaque texture paste, Ranger Aquamarine ink pad

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Ready side fold card measures 5.25" x 7.25". To create card mat, first choose a pattern paper from designer paper collection and cut a piece measuring 5" x 7". Distress the edges of the pattern paper with Ranger Aquamarine ink and adhere it on a white cardstock which is bigger 1/8 of an inch on all four sides. Further mat it on ready cardstock using dimensional tape.

Cut 7 frames from white cardstock using hand-stitched accents die. Apply glitter on 1 frame using clear dry glue. Keep it aside for drying. Further cut 2 pieces from acetate sheet using outer die. Glue all 6 frames on acetate sheet and put shaker elements on it. Close it with another acetate sheet. Glue glittered frame over it.

Cut a decorative doily from white cardstock using Butterfly Kisses & decorative die and 1 decorative piece using petite pocket and accents die. Cut some banners from pattern paper. Glue banners on back side of shaker pocket and glue it on ready card base as shown in the picture. Cut doily in half and glue them as shown.

Stamp cupcake image on water color paper using black Archival and cut with coordinating die. Paint the cup using zig markers. Apply opaque texture paste for icing and leave some time to dry. For the chocolate icing, add color in opaque texture paste and apply that. Create 3 cupcakes using same techniques. After drying texture paste, I add little bit color on icing using zig markers.

Glue decorative piece on the bottom of shaker. Glue Cupcakes using dimensional tape as shown. Cut a tag from white cardstock using Ornamental Tags die from white cardstock. Stamp a birthday sentiment on it. Glue it on top of shaker using dimensional tape.

Decorated Birthday Treats

Decorated Birthday Treats

Other Products: Grass border punch, foam tape, Flower Soft, white cardstock, Copic Markers: E29, E59, E35, E33, E21, E50, R21, R24, R29, YR04, Y38, Y11, Y15, RV52, RV55, RV06, B00, BG01, YG11, YG05, V12, V15, BV00, C1, C3, C5

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Card size: 5 1/2 x 5 3/4". Cut a 6 x 11" white cardstock and fold in half. Cut off the bottom 2 3/8" from front of card, keep the piece because it will be the pocket at the bottom of card. Glue only the bottom of the pocket to card (so that you can glue a piece of decorative paper to the back later) then cut right side while card is folded, with the Eyelet die of Eyelet Border Basics. Cut decorative paper to fit the pocket, inside back, inside top and front flap then cut the right sides with the plain edge of Fleur Border Basics and glue all pieces to card panels. Now glue the sides of the pocket to card. Cut the long Eyelet Tag from the Tickets and Tags die set and cut in half lengthwise. Use one half for the border of the pocket and the other half for the top inside. Use the grass border punch with decorative paper and glue just the bottom of it (so that the wheel can be tucked into it) to the bottom of the pocket.

Stamp 2 flower pots, sweet shoppe treats, 2 carts, 2 birds, extra wheel, extra cart scallop using black Memento and color with Copics or you favorite coloring system. Stamp branches using Leaf green, Color with Copics, stamp blossoms using Rose Madder and Buttercup, sponge with buttercup and Pink Peony, die cut and shape (see video). Glue 2 blossoms for each flower, add Flower Soft to the centers of yellow flowers, pink Prills to pink flowers. Glitter all the flowers and the bottom of the cart. Use Nuvo Sparkle brush on the cupcakes and candy. Use Crystal Lacquer on the cherries and candles plus the heart hub cap.

Glue 1 of the carts on the bottom of the pocket, (make sure it goes high enough so that the handles will hold the flap closed) the top will be inside covered by the top flap of card. Cut the top off the second cart and glue it to the top matching where you glued the full cart on the pocket. Fill the top of the cart on the flap with all the goodies popping and double popping some of the front ones up. Glue flower pots to the ground on the right side of the cart, pop the extra scallop and wheel on the cart (tuck wheel under part of the grass).

Glue the left and right branch to the top of flap and then glue pink Cherry Blossoms onto branches, pop birds in the branches looking down at all the goodies. Glue the yellow flowers on the ground. Glue Sweet Wishes to the flap and inside glue Happy Birthday ticket to inside. Stamp 'Have a Wonderful Day' using Viridian on pink and die cut with Ornamental Tags then glue to inside top.

Congrats!

Congrats!

Other Products: Stampin up! Inks: Granny Apple Green, lovely lipstick, soft suede, Berry Burst. Lush Pink colour cloud blending ink. Silver and clear embossing powder. Hot glue. White Stamping card. Black memento ink pad, silver gel pen

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Fold a 10" x 4.5" piece of white card at 5" to create a card base. Place the largest cupcake die onto the card, over lapping at the top and die cut to create the shaped card. Die cut 2 papers from the paper collection for the front and back of the card and glue onto the card base, trim off the excess paper. Mirror card

Stamp the cupcake in Berry Burst ink onto the flower shaping paper, cover in clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Water colour the cupcake case in berry burst ink and the cake under the frosting in soft suede ink. Use a sponge to colour the frosting with lush pink colour cloud ink.

Die cut the cupcake and edge the cupcake case with berry burst ink. Spritz the back of the cupcake with water and use the flower shaping tools to shape. Position onto the card base using hot glue. Spread dries white glue onto the edges of the cupcake frosting and cover in frosting powder, remove excess and allow to dry.

Stamp the bow of the cupcake onto yellow paper from the paper collection, die cut and add the cupcake case.

Die cut numbers as follows: 3 x 3's and 3 x 0's, adhere them onto each other to give a firm number and add to the cake using hot glue.

Stamp the confetti in soft suede ink and cover with silver embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Die cut the confetti and adhere to the card using hot glue.

Stamp the sentiment in soft suede onto stamping card, cover with clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Die cut using the smallest arrow die and edge with soft suede ink. Shape and add to the cupcake using hot glue.

Stamp the cherry onto white card using lovely lipstick ink, cover in clear embossing powder and heat to set. Watercolour using the same ink and use the silver gel pen to colour the highlight. Colour the stalk with granny apple green ink. Diecut and shape using the flower shaping tools.

Cover the cherry in 3d crystal lacquer and when dry add to the top of the cake with hot glue.

Sprinkles and Wishes

Sprinkles and Wishes

Other Products: White cardstock, Diamond Dust, Tiny foam dots, Spectrum Noir markers BP1 & BP3, Nuvo Crystal Drops-Carnation Pink

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Prepare your card base at 5 x 7" and layer it with piece of the Sugarspun paper 1/4 inch smaller. Using the 3rd largest die in the Ornamental tags die set, cut out the tag from the paper collection, add foam dots to the back and place it in the middle of the card and trim off the left-hand edge so it fits even. Cut a square piece 3 x 3" and add foam dots to the back and layer on top, place a 1/2 x 4" strip on top of that.

Stamp the cupcake on white cardstock with the Plum ink, cut out with the coordinating die, color the lower part in with the markers, use the 8mm from the Flower shaping kit and shape the upper part of the cup cake. Add the Dries clear glue to the upper part and sprinkle the Diamond Dust all over it, then add the Pink Carnation Crystal Drops and let dry.

Stamp the number, hearts and sentiment on white cardstock with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink, cut out using matching dies and next to the last arrow die for the sentiment. Add foam dots to the back and adhere to the card. Add glitter to the hearts to finish the card.

Sweet Candy Cart

Sweet Candy Cart

Other Products: Water color paper, foam tape, White Cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Cut card base 6 x 6 inches in white card stock. Cut a scenery square piece of designer paper from the Sugarspun Paper Collection, cut an oval to the right on the designer paper and a smaller oval in designer paper for the sentiment. Cut a mat in purple card stock slightly larger than the scenery square and adhere to base, adhere scenery square to it. Stamp the number from the Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes Cling Stamp Set and the Happy Birthday sentiment from the Special Birthday Sentiments Cling Stamp Set in Majestic Violet, cut out the 'th' from the sentiment and adhere it with the 70 to the left of the sentiment. Adhere the sentiment oval with foam tape to the center of the oval. Stamp the cart and extra tire from the Sweet Shoppe Cling Stamp Set and the treats from the Sweet Shoppe Treats Cling Stamp Set in Black on water color paper, color with Zig markers and cut out with corresponding dies. Adhere the cart and sweets with foam tape on the left side of the card as shown.

Stamp the flowers from the Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set in Vibrant Fuchsia and Lilac Posies, sponge with same ink and cut out with corresponding dies. Sculpt with the 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold. Add prills to the centers of the flowers. Sponge blossoms with adhesive and cover with Crystal Clear glitter.

Stamp, and sponge leaves from the Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set in Bamboo Leaves, cut out with corresponding dies and sculpt with the 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold.

Adhere the flowers and leaves on cart and around sentiment as pictured.

Homemade and Delicious

Homemade and Delicious

Other Products: Sap Green Memento Ink, White Cardstock, Dimensional Tape, Half Pearls, Sizzix Vagabond 2

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: My card size is 4 1/2 x 6". Make card base and cover with a piece of the paper collection. Cut out the Diamond die and glue to card front.

Stamp the cupcake twice, once with Magenta Hue and once with Sap Green ink. Using coordinating die cut out both cupcakes and then cut out the bottom piece with scissors and glue to bottom of the cupcake. Stamp the tie and bow and cut out using coordinating die. I used Vibrant Fuchsia ink and a Fantastix Blending Tool to color the dots on this piece. Glue it to the bottom of the cupcake. Now add the Prills to the icing of the cupcake and allow to dry. Use dimensional tape to adhere to card front placing it over the Diamond.

I stamped the candles, heart and cherry with Vibrant Fuchsia ink and using the coordinating dies, cut them out. I colored using ink and the Fantastix Blending Tool. Glue these pieces to the card front and allow to dry.

Find a sentiment tag on the paper collection and using the coordinating die cut out and glue to card front. Glue down the half pearl and once it is dry, the card is ready to go. Quick and easy!

Flowers and Sweets

Flowers and Sweets

Other Products: White cardstock, texture paste, Brilliance Orchid refill, micro beads, ribbon, foam sheet, Copic Markers: BV00, BV02, V15, V12, V01, E53, E33, E35, E37, E59, R21, R24, R29, London Fog Memento Ink

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Card size: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2". Cut white cardstock 5 1/2 x 11" and fold in half. Cut the pink plaid decorative paper to 5 1/4 X 5 1/4" then glue it to the card front. Cut the decorative die from Daydream Bridge die set out of white and cut in half top to bottom. Cut the sentiment from decorative paper and curl. Stamp large Cupcake with London Fog and color with Copics then die cut and add colored texture paste to the top frosting portion, (texture paste is colored with a small amount of ink refill). Before it dries (it takes an hour or so), sprinkle with a mix of colored micro beads and glitter for a fun sprinkle. Coat the cherry with 3D Crystal Lacquer and glue it to the top of the cupcake before the paste dries so that it is "nestled" into the frosting. Tie a bow around cupcake and glue it to a pre-cut cupcake shaped foam sheet to pop it up on the card over the split decorative white die cut (so that it shows on both sides of the cupcake). Die cut a white Sweetheart Border and glue it to the bottom of the card.

Stamp Floral Fashionista blossoms with Buttercup, sponge, die cut and form (see video above). Stamp Cherry Blossoms with Rose madder, sponge with Pink Peony, stamp with Deep Purple and sponge with Deep Purple, die cut and form (see video). Glue Cherry Blossoms together in 2's and pierce the centers to insert Stamen for the larger Rose Madder flowers. Glue gold Prills into the centers of the purple flowers. The Floral Fashionista flowers are single layers with Bridal white stamen inserted. Stamp leaves with Fern Green and sponge with Leaf Green, die cut and form with Cherry Blossom flowers Mold. Stamp and color curved branch from Tweet Chery Blossoms. Glue the branch to card right bottom up right side then fill bottom and right side with flowers. Fill in with extra leaves. Sprinkle with glitter. Attach sentiment at an angle where it curves down in 2 places.

Sugarspun Birthday

Sugarspun Birthday

Other Products: Versamark Clear Ink, Smooth White card stock, Glittered heat embossing powders, Spiced Marmalade and Peacock Feather Distress Inks, Mini Mister and Acetate Sheet

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Choose a dotted paper from the designer Paper Collection and cut to size 5 1/4" by 7". Mat it on white cardstock and using partial die cutting technique, cut a long window using largest tag die 1 on both the sides as shown. Glue acetate sheet behind the window using tacky tape. Create a top fold card measuring 6" by 7 1/2". Cut a white piece of cardstock measuring 5 1/2" by 7 " and create a watercolor background using peacock feather and Spiced Marmalade distress inks. Stamp the sentiment using Teal Blue Stazon Ink. Add heat embossed confetti and stamped numbers to the window and close the window with a watercolor background.

Stamp the confetti from Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes Cling Stamp Set on white cardstock using versamark ink and heat embossed once using orange, pink and white glittered heat embossing powders. Cut all the confetti using its coordinating die.

Finish the card by tying a twine around the card base and add die cut tags from the same paper collection.

Sweets on the Go

Sweets on the Go

Other Products: White card stock; Ranger Archival Ink Pad, Aquamarine; acetate; Prismacolor pencils; Wink of Stella, clear; craft foam; foam tape; zip lock bag

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Stamp 2 cart images on white card stock with Aquamarine. Color with Prismacolor pencils. Add Wink of Stella over canopy. Die cut with coordinating die. Stamp only the shelf and scallop front twice with Magenta Hue and color yellow with pencils. Cut the shelf out by hand and the scallop border with the coordinating die. Adhere to the cart. Also die cut 2 more carts without stamping from white card stock. Stamp the wheel with Magenta Hue, color with pencils and cut with coordinating die. Also cut wheel from craft foam and adhere to back of wheel. Adhere to cart.

Stamp 'sweet shop' on white card stock with Magenta Hue and ink the edges with Aquamarine, add to cart with foam tape. Cut a piece of acetate 2 1/2" square, adhere to back of cart window. Adhere plain white cart die cut to back of cart. To create the back piece, cut a piece of yellow design paper 2 1/2" square and add behind window of second colored image then adhere the plain white cart die cut over the back. Adhere the window back in place. To create the box, cut a piece of white card stock 2 1/2" x 6 1/8". Color with Aquamarine. Score both 6 1/8" sides at 1/4". Score the short sides at 1 1/2", fold on score lines. On both long sides, cut up to the 1/4" score line on each 1 1/2" score line. Fold up into a 3-sided box and adhere to the front and back cart pieces, lining up the sides and bottom.

On white card stock, stamp all but the large cake stand and set of 3 cupcakes with Aquamarine, Magenta Hue, and Tangelo. Color with pencils and adhere to cart as shown. Place candy in small zip lock bag. Die cut ticket and add to bag.

Yummy Celebration

Yummy Celebration

Other Products: Ranger Texture Paste Opaque Matte, Water Mister, Foam Adhesive, Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine, White Cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" size, score and fold at 4 1/4" to create card base. Ink edges of card base with Magenta Hue ink. Cut card panel from paper collection. Die cut circle from center using die from HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle and Basics Small die. Ink the edges of panel with Vivid Chartreuse ink. Adhere panel on card base using foam dots. Die cut border from HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Decorative die and cut in half with scissors. Adhere onto card panel.

Stamp cupcake in Magenta Hue ink and die cut with coordinating die. Use hydra sponge to apply Nuvo Mousse directly onto cupcake base. Add Texture Paste onto top of cupcake using your fingertips. Apply a pinch of prills and a pinch of Crystal Clear onto paste and allow to dry.

Stamp sentiment onto yellow designer paper and die cut using arrow die. Using scissors, cut pointed tip of arrow off. Ink edges with Sunflower ink. To shape sentiment, gently wrap around a small object like a stylus, or pencil. Attach Cupcake onto card using dries clear and foam dots, add sentiment as shown. Apply Dries Clear Glue onto card as desired, sprinkle with Crystal Clear and tap off.

Sweet Easel Cupcake

Sweet Easel Cupcake

Other Products: Foam tape, White Cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 5" x 11" and fold in half. Die cut the base card using the outer die from the HCD1-7234 Sugarspun Cupcake Die set with the top of the die slightly over the edge. Score half way down of the top of the card to create the easel. Die cut a single outer die from white cardstock and adhere to the bottom half of the top of the card. Die cut the lining of the base card out of the polka dot patterned paper using the outer die and trim the top and adhere to the base of the card.

Stamp two large cupcake images from the HCPC-3870 Sugarspun Cupcake Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear to the icing with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Add the Prills to the icing with Dries Clear glue. Die cut the ribbon bow using the coordinating die from the second cupcake image. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the ribbon bow with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge and adhere to the full image. Adhere this image to the front of the card.

Stamp the heart and cherry images from the HCPC-3870 Sugarspun Cupcake Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add the heart to the top of the cupcake and two cherries to the bottom of the cupcake as shown.

Die cut the tag from the patterned paper using the tag die from the HCD1-7201 Tickets & Tags Die set and adhere to the base of the card with foam tape as shown. Die cut a label from the patterned paper using the label die from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set and adhere to the base of the card. Add some pearls to the ends of the label.

Zero Calorie Red Velvet

Zero Calorie Red Velvet

Other Products: Frayed Burlap Distress ink, Red and Watercolor Cardstock, Pearls, White Cardstock.

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Die cut 2 pieces of white cardstock using the corner dies from Elegant Pocket Accents Die. Die cut a piece of red cardstock using the decorative die from Daydreams Bridge Die. Cut a piece of 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" white cardstock and adhere it to a slightly larger piece of red cardstock. Adhere this piece on a 6" x 6" white card base. Adhere the die cuts as shown.

Die cut 2 pieces of white cardstock using the dies from Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die and Eyelet Lace Frames Die. Cut a piece of white cardstock so that it fits the inside of the eyelet rectangle piece and ink it lightly with Frayed Burlap Distress ink. Adhere it on the eyelet piece and adhere the 2nd die cut on this piece. Adhere the final piece on the card front as shown using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.

Stamp the cupcake image from Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes Cling Stamp Set and the cake stand from Sweet Shoppe Treats Cling Stamp Set on a piece of watercolor cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink. Color the images using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and adhere them on the card as shown using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips. Add some pearls to the die cuts for finishing touch.

Treats for the Sweet

Treats for the Sweet

Other Products: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine, Sweets, Foam Adhesive, white cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Trace assembled shadow box onto desired paper from Sugarspun paper collection, including marking where the window is placed. Use your paper trimmer to cut out the basic shape on your designer paper. Score paper, where indicated by your tracing, on all four sides of shadow box. Align Cut Mat Create die on window opening and die cut. Adhere die cut rectangle on the inside of box. Adhere remaining cover onto shadow box, trimming corners as needed. Adhere clear cardstock cut just larger than window opening and adhere on the inside of window opening. Assemble shadow box as shown and apply dries clear glue on the side flap, leaving the top and bottom flaps without adhesive so you can open and close it as needed. Ink the edges with Forget-Me-Not ink.

Stamp cart x2, cupcakes, flower pot x2, cake pops, and macarons using Jet Black ink onto white cardstock, die cut using coordinating dies. Use the second cart to die cut accessories like the wheel and scalloped border. Color the images using Stack & Store daubers. Color the cart with Sunflower, Sepia, Magenta Hue and Forget-Me-Not, and Majestic Violet ink. Stamp sentiment on cart base using Forget-Me-Not ink. Adhere wheel and scalloped border using 3D foam adhesive. Use Magenta Hue, Forget-Me-Not, Vivid Chartreuse, Sunflower, Red Geranium and Jet Black ink. Using a scissors trim the bottom of the flower pot, for a shorter image. Color cupcakes with Magenta Hue, Sepia, Sunflower, Forget-Me-Not and Majestic Violet. Use same inks for cake pops, adding a very light Forget-Me-Not to the glass vase. Apply Crystal Lacquer to glass vase and allow to dry. Color macarons with Vivid Chartreuse, Magenta Hue, and Forget-Me-Not.

Adhere cart onto shadow box using dries clear glue and 3D foam adhesive on the awning and posts. Layer images as shown using both dries clear glue and foam adhesive. Add glue to images and background as desired, sprinkle with Crystal Glitter and tap off. Finally, when everything is dry, add treats of your choice to box.

Sugar Laced Cupcakes

Sugar Laced Cupcakes

Other Products: Zig Real brush pens, Glossy Accents, scoring board, die cutting machine,White cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: The finished card measures 6 inches by 6 inches. Cut white card stock to 12 inches by 6 inches and score at 6 inches on the longer side. Fold to make a horizontal top folding card. Cut a piece of pattern paper from paper collection a little smaller than card base and adhere to the card front. Select a 6 inch card panel design from paper collection and cut out the middle part with a paper cutter.

Cut a piece of pattern paper a little smaller than the frame centre and mat it on eyelet rectangle frame cut from white card stock. Add this to the centre of the card front and pop it up with foam dots. Add the 6-inch frame and mount it with foam dots.

Cut two petite border frames from white card stock and add to the top and bottom of frame with the die cut tucked inside the two sides of the frame.

Stamp the cupcakes, cherries and hearts with black ink on white card stock. Colour with Zig real brush pens and cut with matching die. Add the images as shown and popped up with foam dots. Highlight the images with glossy accents and let it dry.

Finish the card with a birthday sentiment or any sentiment of your choice.

Have a Sweet Day

Have a Sweet Day

Other Products: White Cardstock, 3D Foam Tape, Water Colors, Twine, Pencil Colors

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Cut white cardstock 12 x 4 1/2", score at 6" from the longest side and fold. Choose pattern paper from the collection and cut it to size 1/4 inch smaller than the card base. Adhere on top of white cardstock with clear drying glue.

Die cut white cardstock using Elegant Pocket Accents Die and adhere on the upper fold of the card trimming the edges. Apply glitter on top of die cut with clear drying glue.

Stamp white cardstock with the images from the Sweet Shoppe Treats Cling Stamp Set using Archival ink - Jet Black and die cut with coordinating die. Also stamp white cardstock with the image from the Sweet Shoppe Cling Stamp Set using Archival ink - Jet Black. For creating a dimensional sweet shop cart stamp white cardstock separately with wheel, roof and side panel image with Archival ink - Jet Black. Die cut with coordinating die. Color all the images with pencil colors and arrange them with 3D foam tape as shown.

Die cut ticket out of paper collection using Ticket and Tags Die and adhere on one side of cart with 3D foam tape. Apply glitter on top of cupcakes and candy images with clear dry glue.

Sweets and Lace

Sweets and Lace

Other Products: White cardstock, Big-Shot Machine.

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Cut one Eyelet lace Frames die on white cardstock and adhere it on white cardstock size 4" x 6" as pictured using Designer Dries Clear Adhesive.

Create a cupcake shaped card and adhere it with foam tape. With the cupcake shaped die cut one pattern paper and distress the edges with archival ink-Vibrant Fuchsia and adhere it on the shaped card.

Now stamp one Cupcake from Sugarspun Cupcake Cling stamp set with archival ink-Vibrant Fuchsia, cut it with coordinating die and color it with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Marker on the cover of the cupcake. Decorate the icing using texture paste and sprinkle prills, crystal clear glitter and mauve gala glitz.

Add sentiment from the paper collection.

Shakin' Sweet Shop

Shakin' Sweet Shop

Other Products: Hot glue gun, Die cutting machine

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Card base is 8 1/2 x 5 1/2". Create card base using white cardstock 8 1/2 x 11", score and fold at 5 1/2". Cut Sugarspun Paper Collection to 8 3/8 x 5 3/8". Glue it to the base of card. Stamp sentiment 'Sweet Shop' using Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black.

Stamp Sweet Shoppe Cling Stamp Set with Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black on Sugarspun Paper Collection and cut out with the coordinating die. Create shaker box, add some Rajni Chawla glitter and put all together. Using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips, adhere to base.

Stamp Sweet Shoppe Treats cupcakes with Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black on Sugarspun Paper Collection, cut out with the coordinating die and adhere as shown.

You're a Sweet Treat

You're a  Sweet Treat

Other Products: ; CTMH Glitter Glue

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: To create take your white cardstock and score to 6.25 x 6.25". Next cut one of the 6 x 6" panels from the Sugarspun collection and adhere to your card front. Take your cut mat create die and diecut the square panel and adhere over the center of the 6 x 6 patterned paper you just cut.

Now take the Butterfly Kisses Decorative die and diecut the square using white cardstock and lay over the center panel piece you cut from step 1.

Now stamp and diecut the sprinkled confetti cupcakes from the stamp set using stazon ink in black on watercolor paper. Color using your zig clean color pens and add the glitter glue to the icing tops to give your icing some true sparkle.

For the sentiment, cut from the sugarspun paper collection and adhere to the top left corner of your card.

Tea Time

Tea Time

Other Products: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Crafty Foam Tape, E-Z Runner Grand, 3D Foam Squares, Adhesive Dots Medium, Adhesive Dots Micro), Archival Ink- Jet Black, Stickles- Diamond, Buttons, Gems, Waterbrush, Yellow Burlap String, Thickers, Cardstock White, Light Pink

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Light pink cardstock is the background. Cut four squares of cardstock that are 5.75 and cut 1 square from each of the following patterns that are 5.5": Light pink, light blue, yellow stripe, green polka dot. Adhere the patterned squares to the white cardstock squares, then adhere to the background using foam tape. Cut a strip of the orange polka dot that is 1.25" x 9" and cut a strip of the rainbow striped pattern that is 1.5" x 9.25". Adhere these two together and then to the right-hand side of the layout.

Cut a piece of the light green patterned paper that is 5.5 x 2" and cut one of the long edges to a point. Adhere to the top left-hand square on the background using foam tape. Cut a strip of the pink border pattern to 5.5" and adhere to the piece just added. Add a single white button. Find and die cut out the large green and large yellow tags. Find and die cut out the small pink tag. Add these to the top right and bottom left-hand squares. Add yellow burlap string bows to the large tags. Find and cut out the two 6 x 6" card fronts that I used on my layout. One stays full size. Cut the other down to the green striped pattern layer. Adhere them together using foam tape. Adhere to the layout using foam tape.

From white cardstock die cut 1 Butterfly Kisses square frame, and 1 of the lacy toppers from Decorative Pocket Accents. Cut a piece of light blue patterned paper that is slightly larger than the Butterfly Kisses frame. Cut your photo to size to fit the frame. Adhere the photo to the middle of the light blue patterned paper. Then add the intricate Butterfly Kisses frame. Add gems to the corners. Adhere this piece to the 6 x 6" layered base again using foam tape.

Stamp and die cut out 2 sets of all of the small cupcakes, 1 of the macaron tray, and one of the cake stand using Jet Black Archival Ink. Add color to the images using Zig Clean Color Markers and a waterbrush. Cake Stand: Light Violet, Macaron Tray: Light Green, Light Violet, Light Pink, Cobalt Blue Cupcakes: Carmine Red, Brown, Light Violet, Light Pink, Cobalt Blue, Light Green, Pink, Light Pink

Take the Decorative Pocket Accents die cut and cut a piece of light pink patterned paper that fits under it to look like a draping tablecloth. Adhere the two together and add it to the top left-hand square. Add the cake stand, macaron tray, and 5 cupcakes to the stand and table. Add another single cupcake to the tag cluster in the bottom left hand square. I added Diamond Stickles to the cupcakes for a little extra sparkle. Cut a piece of the light green patterned paper just slightly larger than your letter stickers in height. Add the letter stickers, and trim the patterned paper, flag the left-hand side. Mat this in white cardstock and adhere to the layout just below the matted photo using foam tape.

Cake Plateau

Cake Plateau

Other Products: Tulle, Rhinestones, Lace, White cardstock, Plaster, Candy and cookie molds, Acrylic paint Pink and Brown, Lacquer for acrylic paint, Paper doilies, Rock candy stick, SVG file cake box Silhouette store Nr. 99524, 2 empty tape rolls, Black cardboard, Scissors

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. To make the round cake take 2 empty tape rolls and glue them on top of each other, cut out 2 circles to close the bottom and top (the bottom is a bigger circle) then cover the whole piece with plaster, let it dry. Paint the cake with pink paint and on top use the brown paint, allow the brown paint to drip over the edge. Allow to dry. On the brown paint, add lacquer to give it a shiny effect. Put some plaster in a disposable bag, cut the corner of the bag to work as a pastry bag, and make a nice edge around the bottom of the cake.

For the cake slice, cut the SVG from white cardstock and glue it together, then cover with papers of the collection. Take a piece of lace and glue it around the edge. Using the white Nuvo drops, make a row of tiny drops and put them on top on the edge of the design paper.

Stamp the peonies with Vibrant Fuchsia ink, die cut. Color the inside with Buttercup ink and the outside very softly with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink. Shape using your Deluxe Flower Shaping kit, glue them together. Pierce the center and insert the stamens. Stamp the Leafy Accents with Rich Cocoa ink and color with Fern Green ink, add a little bit of Vibrant Fuchsia ink on the tips. Place leaves in the mold and run through the machine. Stamp the small flowers from the Rainboots and Blossoms collection with Rich Cocoa ink and color them with Fern Green and the flowers with French Ultramarine, die cut. Make a tulle bow and adhere on the cake slice, snip leaves apart and arrange flowers, leaves and filler flowers as shown, adhere. On the blue filler flowers, you can add some Turquoise Nuvo drops and on the green filler flowers, you can add some rhinestones. Add glue on the flowers and sprinkle some Crystal Clear glitter on them. Finally, add some white Nuvo drops on the round cake's chocolate frosting.

Make all the cookies and chocolates in the candy and cookie molds using plaster, allow to dry. Paint them with acrylic paint, then put lacquer on them, and allow to dry. Cut black cardboard as a platter, adhere paper doilies onto platter and glue cakes on top of doilies. Arrange candy and cookie pieces as shown and adhere onto platter.

Black and White

Black and White

Other Products: VersaMark, VersaMark Pen, UTEE, WOW Sparkling Snow Embossing Glitter, Ranger Black Sparkle Embossing Powder, Diecutting Machine, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, White cardstock, Black cardstock, Dimensional squares

For more tips on creating with the Sugarspun collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kLs8-V6iBG8.

Instructions: Card size is 5 x 7". Score 10 x 7" black cardstock at 5" on the long side and fold to create top fold card base. Cut mat layer from white cardstock 4 7/8 x 6 7/8", place in embossing folder, run through diecutting machine and adhere to card base. Cut a black mat 3 x 6" and a white mat 2 7/8 x 5 7/8", emboss white mat and adhere the two together. Adhere to the card base as shown using dimensional squares. Cut two pieces of white cardstock 4 7/8 x 6 7/8" and adhere to the inside of the card.

Stamp small cupcake from Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes Cling Stamp Set 4x on white cardstock using VersaMark ink, sprinkle with Ranger Black Sparkle Embossing Powder and heat set using the Heat It tool. Diecut two cupcakes using full cupcake die and two using topping die.

Stamp small cupcake from Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes Cling Stamp Set 4x on black cardstock using VersaMark ink, sprinkle with WOW Sparkling Snow Embossing Glitter and heat set using the Heat It tool. Diecut two cupcakes using full cupcake die and two using topping die. Diecut cupcake 9x from black cardstock and adhere 3 to each of three cupcakes using dries clear adhesive to create a stronger image. Diecut topping 6x from black cardstock and adhere two to each of three stamped toppings using dries clear adhesive.

Adhere the black toppings to the white cupcakes and adhere the white topping to the black cupcake. Color the cherry on the white topping with Zig Clean Color Real Brush marker Carmine Red, color in using VersaMark pen, sprinkle with UTEE and heat set. Adhere the cupcakes to the card as shown. Adhere the 4th cupcake to the inside of the card.

Stamp 'Happy Birthday' on white cardstock using VersaMark ink, sprinkle with Ranger Black Sparkle Embossing Powder and heat set using the Heat It tool. Diecut using second smallest Arrows and Banner die and ink the edges using Ranger Black Soot Oxide ink. Diecut a second one, the same size, from black cardstock, adhere the two together offsetting them and then adhere to the bottom of the card as shown.

Golden Moments

Golden Moments

Other Products: iCraft Iris cardstock, Brilliance Pearlescent Purple, Creative Expressions Gold Mirror Cardstock, Pearls, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter - Diamond

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

For more tips on creating with the pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uDhKUj9AAMo.

To see how to shape the roses, watch the video at https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12" x 6", score at 6" and fold to create a base card of 6" x 6". Cut the decorative die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set out of gold mirror cardstock and adhere to the top of the card. Cut a piece of gold mirror card 6" x 6" and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of patterned paper 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" and adhere to the front of the card. Cut another piece of 3" x 6" and adhere to the bottom of the card on the sides and bottom only to create a pocket. Die cut another decorative die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set out of gold mirror cardstock and adhere to the pocket top. Die cut the eyelet edge trim out of gold mirror from the HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die set and adhere to the top of the pocket. Die cut the inner strip from the HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die set for this edge out of the paper collection and adhere to the eyelet trim. Add pearls to the outer edges at the top of the card and the inner trim as shown.

Stamp the rose images from HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating flower shaping mold and assemble when dry. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add three roses to the bottom right corner.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Stamp set in Library Green ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with the Leaf Green, Fern Green and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the leaves around the roses on the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and adhere above the roses and to the bottom left of the roses.

Stamp the small lilac spray images from the HCPC-5816 Lush Lilac Stamp set in Jet Black ink on white cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green and Pearlescent Purple ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape, trim and adhere around the roses and leaves as shown.

Die cut the small tag from the paper collection using the tag die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die set and adhere to the bottom left of the card as shown.

Die cut two outer tags from gold mirror cardstock. Die cut three inner tags using the inner die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die set out of the paper collection. Adhere the inner labels to the two outer gold tags and stamp the sentiments from the HCPC-3844 For My Friend Sentiment Stamp set in Deep Purple ink. Die cut two of the top tags out of the gold mirror cardstock and adhere to the front and back at the top of on the tag without the gold back as shown. Add a leaf, rose, small green leaf and a lilac spray to the top of the gold as shown. Die cut 4 of the hole protectors out of the gold mirror cardstock and adhere to the front and back of the other two tags. Add Nuvo Pure Sheen - Diamond glitter to the flower images on the tags with Dries Clear glue. To finish, add pink and green ribbons to the tags.

Kissed Blossoms

Kissed Blossoms

Other Products: White Cardstock, Versa Mark, Raspberry Micro Beads,

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the diamond dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/JwS0Rmysd98.

For more tips on creating with the pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uDhKUj9AAMo.

Instructions: Prepare a 6 x 6" card base and top with a piece of the Sugarspun paper 1/4 inch smaller. Die cut 2 of the Petite Pocket Accents out of White cardstock and adhere one on each side.

Stamp the sentiment on some of the same Sugarspun paper and die cut it using the Diamond Basic die. Die cut one of the Eyelet Diamonds out of white cardstock, adhere the two together. Place foam dots on the back and adhere to the center of the card.

Stamp the leave and flowers on the Deluxe Flower Shaping paper. For the leaves use the Leaf Green and color in with the Vivid Chartreuse, cut out with the coordinating die and run the mold through the die cutting machine. Ink the edges with the Leaf Green and adhere to the card as shown. Stamp the flowers with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink, cut out with the matching die, ink the edges with the same ink and place in the flower mold. Put 2 together and adhere on top of the leaves. Add micro beads to the center of each flower. Add glitter to all the leaves and flowers.

Stamp the butterfly on the Vellum with the Versa Mark ink, heat emboss with the Bridal Tinsel powder, cut out with the coordinating die, adhere to the card. Add Crystal drops to the butterfly to finish the card.

Posted in: Wednesday Blogs
SARA ALFORD
What a precious suite of dies, paper and cards.
Wednesday 17th of April 2019 08:30 AM
KATHY R
These are all stunning!
Saturday 20th of April 2019 04:31 AM