Monday 25 February 2019

JAI 455 and Fusion Rainbow Cupcake

Just a simple card today, even if it was inspired by two challenges. With a month still to go in Sale-abration, I was looking for ways to use Hello Cupcake, one of the reward stamp sets.

Fusion has a sketch and an inspiration photo, while at Just Add Ink, the challenge is to add embossing.

The Fusion inspiration photo lead me to using Hello Cupcake, the colours used and the layout. Just Add Ink added the next level: a texture embossed background using the Scattered Sequins folder, creating faux ribbon using the Subtle folder and the heat embossed swirly white icing. 

I masked the cupcake and sponged the background before cutting it out with the Stitched Shapes framelit.

 I've embossed the icing onto vellum, fussy cut it and popped it up on dimensionals. The embossing gave enough places to hide the dimensionals while providing the necessary support  - although a little creative dimensional cutting was required.

I've used texture embossing two ways. Firstly, I used the Scattered Sequins folder for the background. Secondly, after adhering two the strip of Daffodil Delight to the Melon Mambo, I ran them through the Big Shot using the Subtle dynamic impression embossing folder to give the appearance of ribbon.

Finally, some silver sequins were added to visually bring together the sentiment and image and to pick up the sequins from the embossing folder. Quick and easy!

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  1. Oh now that looks lovely - I great idea to emboss the vellum. Very sweet card. Chantell Just Add Ink

  2. Such a charming take on the inspiration photo, Jan! I love your swirly frosting and how you used embossing paste on your design! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Fusion!