PPA75 & A Colorful Cupcake!

Stampin pretty create a cupcake punch birthday
My daughter Caroline is turning 17 today.  I "channeled" this week's Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge (PPA75) into her birthday card. This week's PPA Celebrity Guest Stamper is Canadian Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Andrea Walford.  Check out the talent and inspiration samples created by Andrea and the PPA Design Team HEREPlay along!

PPA 75 Celebrity Color Challenge Jan 6 2011

  • Stampin up create a cupcake pals paper arts What could be more fun than a new cupcake stamp set and coordinating punch?  That's exactly what the Occasions Mini Create a Cupcake stamp set and Build a Cupcake Punch have to offer!
  • The combination of three unique colors is softened by the use of Whisper White
  • That little flower brad adds just the right pop of green.  It's Old Olive but blends beautifully with Pear Pizzazz.
  • Lining an envelope adds a coordinated polish.  Click for my video tutorial and quick lesson!


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 Stampin' Supplies List
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Black signature ivory

Stampin up create a cupcake punch birthday Stamp Set:  Create a Cupcake (WM 121915, CM 121982)
Paper:  Pear Pizzazz (119795), Perfect Plum (101889), Baja Breeze (111352), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Perfect Plum (101437), Baja Breeze (111833)
Cool Tools:  Build a Cupcake Punch (121807), Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (117335), Big Shot Die-Cut Machine (113439)
The Perfect Touch:  Brights Flower Brads (119734), Pear Pizzazz 1/2" Stitched-Poly Ribbon (119265), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Whisper White Medium Envelope (1077301), Subtles Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (117152)

  Create a cupcake stampin pretty


  1. Mary this is adorable! I cant wait to get this set…If only the UPS man would hurry up!!!

  2. Love the colors! Such a cute card too!

  3. I LOVE this card! Simple but very elegant and looks more complex than it is! TFS 🙂

  4. Adorable, Mary! Happy Birthday to Caroline!

  5. Love the colours with the cupcake images! Your daughter will love it! Happy Birthday to her!

  6. Love your card, Mary, and happy, happy birthday to Caroline! I know she’ll love this one!

  7. Great card — I have a friend who loves purple and this cards has her name all over it — I will have to do something like this. Happy Birthday to Caroline!

  8. Absolutely lovely card!

  9. Oh so cute… I love it. I love the way you layered the colors together!!! Hugs,

  10. Beautiful card – love the way the cupcake pops off the white background. And Happy Birthday to your daughter!

  11. Your card convinces me I want this stamp set & punch. Hope your daughter has a terrific birthday.

  12. Very cute! Love the colors.

  13. So fun!! Love the colors.

    Happy Birthday to Caroline… WOW 17 already! I can only hope that my little one grows up to be as awesome as your little one. 🙂

    Hope my card reached her in time.

  14. This card is so fun! I bet your daughter loved it! Happy Birthday to her 🙂 Does Caroline stamp, too?

  15. Gorgeous! I’m sure your daughter loved it!

  16. Happy Birthday Caroline!

  17. Delicious card. Delicious colors!

  18. I absolutely love the Cupcake card! The colors are AMAZING!

  19. You made this really POP! I love the little flower on there. Great job with the colors.

  20. Love what you did with this stamp set and color challenge … very birthday festive! Hope your daughter has a wonderful day!

  21. The little flower brad is so perfect! Love the card and Happy Birthday to your daughter!

  22. Happy Birthday to Caroline! This cupcake is just adorable! Hope Caroline gets a real cupcake too!

  23. what can I say? Stunning as always. Love the colors! Happy Birthday to Caroline. 17 is a great age…

  24. Such a gorgeous card, I love that little cupcake and the colours. It?s a pity that I can?t get these stamps in Germany.
    Hugs Jeanette

  25. I love these colors, Mary! SOOOO cute and that cupcake is adorable. XOXO

  26. Ooh, I love these colors and the cupcake is adorable!

  27. Beautiful card. I’m sure your daughter loved it!

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