Monday, May 16, 2011

Last Cupcake

Happy Monday my friends!  Hoping that each one of you had a fabulous weekend!

I am super excited today because I got to Guest Design for Cupcake Craft Challenges again this week!!

Big News:  Cupcake has a new DT Member, Jane!!!  To  celebrate her arrival, Ribbon Girl has generously given Cupcake a 5 metre bundle of 11 colors of Baker Twine that you can win just by leaving some love on her blog to welcome her aboard!

Pretty yummy, right?!  To visit Jane's blog, click here.

And this week's theme at Cupcake Craft Challenges is In the Garden!!  And as you guessed it, your projects this week should include something that is inspired by anything "In Your Garden". 

One of the things that my best friend and I love to do when we get together, is sit out in my backyard, with some good coffee, and just sit and talk.  For hours, lol.  I drew my inspiration for today's card from that using one of my new favorites from Guylou's Inimitability, Leah drinking a cup of Java:

You have until Monday, May 22nd to enter your garden inspired projects to be eligible to win some awesome prizes from Sassy Studio Designs and Crafts U Love!   Hope to see you play along with us this week!

Medium:  Watercolor Pencils
Image:  Leah drinking a cup of Java by Guylous' Inimitability
Sentiment:  TLC
Digi Paper:  Happy Go Lucky by Shabby Princess
Doodlebug Designs Boutique Trim
Glossy Accents on Gardening Tools
Yellow Stickles for flower centers
Felt flowers and button in stash

Stamps R Us - Goin' Digital


  1. Beautiful card! Love the gorgeous patterned papers and the fab image too, beautifully coloured.

  2. Hiya Sara. You have been the most wonderful Guest Designer, it has been an absolute pleasure working with you. :)
    Loving this card too. The image and sentiment are so fun and I 'neeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee'd some felt flowers. Have a delish week. xxx

  3. Hi Sara! Oh my...I just LOVE your card!! Love the colors, the papers, that sweet image and lovely sentiment! It's been a pleasure to have you on board with your lovely creations! hugs & Sunshine!

  4. AWWWW! Love the fact that you used a GI image...worked perfect for this challenge!
    And congrats again! HUGS

  5. That twine is drool inducing! :) Jane is a great artist and she takes awesome photos! :) Thanks for giving us a chance to visit her blog...I love visiting new blogs!

    And of course, your card is wonderfully colored! I really need to take some classes!

  6. Hi Sara gorgeous card just so love the image and the colours are perfect that you have chosen.
    Louise xx

  7. This is just LOVELY!!!! So very cute. Love that layout and paper you used too.
    Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us Challenges.

  8. Your card is gorgeous, Sara! Such a cute image and the papers and layout are fab! Love the flowers too:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

  9. Sara I'm smiling so hugely here! :0)
    I love your card honey.
    I love your blog post and I love our little story too! Smiles.xx

  10. Fantastic card Sara and brilliant inspiration behind it...your papers are such beautiful colours and the sentiment is perfect...we are so lucky to have you GD with us at Cupcake :) Donna x

  11. Lovely work Sara, I love the image and your DPs.

    Liza x

  12. Sara, you KNOW I love this!! I love this image!! I love your card, I love your sentiment, it is perfect with this image!!! Papers and ribbon and flower are perfect on your card!!
    hugs, Bren

  13. Sara!! I agree with everything Brenda said! It is so adorable and nothing like a good friend to sit and talk to about nothing at all! Beautiful card and beautiful music on your blog. One day I stayed and listen to it the whole time I was crafting!

  14. Such a cute card, Sara! Love it!

  15. Great card Sara and I can so relate to your inspiration for your card! Although I might replace the coffee with wine lol ;) Shelly x

  16. Hey girl...this card is incredible! I so want that paper that you got...thanks for letting me know the site for it lol. Haven't had a chance to get there yet, but I will! O.K...enough about about this card. Oh my good heavens did such a fantabulous job on this one (not that you don't always lol). You colored that image beautifully and framed her to perfection with those fab dp's. And of course that retro flower goes so totally perfect with this image. Congrats on your is a position very well deserved.

  17. First of all.. a big ol CONGRATS!! Look at you go with all these guest DT spots. I knew people would discover how very talented you are very soon. All they had to do is see your work. This card is too cute. Love the image and what you did with it. Cool design too. Love that TLC Sentiment too.
    **jammin to My Girl now too... Love this song :)**

  18. O.K. girl what haven't downloaded your newest image for G's challenge....AND I HAVE COMMENTS TO MAKE ABOUT IT!!!

  19. HOW SUPER CUTE!!!!!!! LOVE your layout, colors, and design!! What a darling image :) WOOOHOOOO congrats on the guest spot sweetie!