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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

It's Your Day To Sparkle

Happy Hump Day stampers!

Today I have a card made for this week's Paper Players Challenge, where LeAnne has an awesome and fun theme challenge this week called Sweet Treats. I have many stamp sets that would work. The hard part was choosing which to use!

I decided on this lovely cake from Concord & 9th. It's no secret to any of my family and friends that I LOVE chocolate cake. (I take after my father in this trait.) I stamped the image onto Strathmore watercolor paper and heat embossed it with SU white EP then colored it with Zig Real Brush watercolor markers. The dark chocolate layers have Expresso Dimensional pearls added on top of the watercoloring. When it was dry, I cut it out with the corresponding set dies. As you can see, the layout is this week's Mojo Monday sketch.

I decided to not have a sentiment on the front on this one. Here is the inside with the appropriate greetings.

This cake reminds me of what I call "The Birthday Cake" that Mr. Personal Chef has been making me for my birthday since we were in college (minus the flowers). It's a triple layer chocolate cake, whipped cream between the layers and thickly frosted with semisweet buttercream. It's AMAZING! and one of the reasons I keep him around :).

Thanks for looking in today. Have a nice rest of the work week.

Stamps: Happy Day set by Concord & 9th
Paper: SSS white card stock, Strathmore watercolor paper, We R Memory Keepers Hip Hip Hooray patterned papers
Ink: VersaMark, SU Bermuda Bay, Memento tuxedo black
Other: SU white EP, heat tool, paint brushes, Die-namics Stitched Rounded Rectangle and Fishtail Flags STAX dies, Concord & 9th Happy Day dies, Dimensional Pearls, sequins, the Big Shot, foam tape


  1. Oh my gosh....what an awesome-looking cake! Your colors are stunning! I love the sketch too, how did I miss that one?! Thanks for playing with my Sweet Treat challenge this week! We always love seeing you in the gallery!

  2. WOW! Colleen, this is amazing! Every detail makes me smile! So happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

  3. I love your cake image. Great take on the sketch!


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