{Cupcake Inspirations} Birthday Celebration Day 4

Ready for more celebrating!?  We are on day 4 of celebrating over at {Cupcake Inspirations} with another feature of sponsors for our 500th “birthday celebration” challenge!!  Yipee!🥳

Today, we are highlighting Varada Sharma – check out the challenge blog for more details about this sponsor.

Our DT has been generously provided with an entire new release collection from this sponsor!  There were so many fun things to play with, so I did some combining:


How fun and yummy is this?!  There’s just something about cupcakes that are so fun to decorate with frosting, sugar crystals, sprinkles, fruit, etc etc and so why not do that with crafting too?!

I started with the background and decided to take the Hanging Banners Background image and print it out over some teal cardstock and then I used a Copic marker to add some shadowing around the images.  I cut it out with a stitched rectangle die and layered it over a piece of yellow cardstock to match the sentiment banner…which actually looks green in the photo, but it’s yellow IRL! LOL!  Then I mounted it over another A2 sized side folding teal cardstock base.

I sized and placed together the two different cupcakes from the Cupcakes, Cake Slices and Toppers set, printed it out and then colored them in with Copics.  I’ve cut them out with a circle die, layered it over another circle layer cut from some silver mirror cardstock.  I sponged some teal ink around the edges of the cupcake circle, added some stitch lines with a marker and then cut off the excess from the edge.

I used some glitter, glimmer and shine to add details to the cupcakes! (The photo is not showing all of the fun details at all!) Bummer…

I added a thin strip of that silver mirror cardstock across the bottom of the card front and then took the sentiment that I put together from the Celebration set, printed it out over white cardstock and then used my yellow ink to sponge over it.  I fussy cut it out and then popped it up with foam tape over the silver strip.

This is going to make a fabulous card for someone’s birthday.


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22 thoughts on “{Cupcake Inspirations} Birthday Celebration Day 4

  1. Fabulous celebratory card,the cupcakes look delicious I’ll have the strawberry one please,brilliant make Vicki


  2. My birthday was just a few days ago – and I did get a dark chocolate cake with whipped cream icing – but no decorated cupcakes. I don’t make cupcakes very often – well just because. The sugared strawberry just sets it off.


  3. So yummy and such a happy card Vicki…Fabulous inspiration today and over the past couple of days x.,


  4. I just love the shadow effect on those printed banners in the background! A sparkly cupcake is what every birthday card needs and this is so much fun!


  5. Awesome card, I love the colours and colouring. Thank you for sharing at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. Hope to see you again!
    Merja DT


  6. Great color combo, my friend, and that strawberry looks good enough to eat! Loving your choice of the mirror CS. That always gives such a festive shine to things. 😀


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