Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Quilled Cupcake Swinging Card

This was the first time I made this type of card--swinging card. It is actually pretty fun. The only thing is that I couldn't make it a double sided circle because I used quilling and that is much too raised. If I added quilling to the other side, then the card wouldn't close flat if you know what I mean. 

I am not as satisfied with the way the cupcake came out--it doesn't look the way I originally imagined it in my head. :P I covered the brown frosting with glitter to make it look like sprinkles. The wrapper is alternating blue-greens. It is shy one color to complete this week's Tuesday Alchemy color theme: sea green, brown, and pink. The circle background is dry embossed, but it is hard to see. I had a hard time taking a head-on shot of the card as you can tell. :D
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18 comments:

  1. Such a great card - love the quilling:-) TFS

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  2. Hi Eileen! Not satisfied?!! Your cupcake is amazing!! I think it is so pretty! I love your quilling!! Love the colors too! Have a lovely day! Hugs and sunshine

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  3. Your quilling is amazing Eileen!
    TFS and enjoy your new week filled with fun filled happiness and crafting~

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  4. Oh wow Eileen, this is absolutely brilliant! To quill a cupcake! And the cherry on top finishes it off beautifully, superbly done! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, take care, Ira
    irascreacorner.blogspot.com

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  5. The idea of a swinging quilled creation like this is beautiful . Maybe you would like my version of a swinging quilled card I had made earlier. Here is the link:http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.in/2011/07/swinging-spinning-card-tutorial-quilled.html

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  6. WOW Eileen, I think you did a fantastic job. Your cupcake came out perfect.

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  7. Such a fantastic card Eileen and a fantastic job with the quilling. It's something I have never been able to get the hang of but you are great at it
    xcatherine

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  8. wonderful that you have very nicely done
    I love your work!
    Greetings Baukje

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  9. Beautiful card and your quilling is great. saw it on MIM xx

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  10. Wow! It's cute! Gonna try this.

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  11. what beautiful card! by volume pastry looks very deliciously! :)it is so desirable to try a chocolate color to the taste :)

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  12. Great job Eileen!! I don;t know what you're talking about?! The cucpcake looks awesome!! It's making me want something sweet to eat!!

    Cheers!
    Kelli
    Loves Happy Hour

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  13. Fab quilled cupcake - makes a wonderful swinging card,
    Thanks for linking up with MIM this week
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    Sandy :)

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  14. Hello Eileen, Sorry for answering so late -had a lot to do cleanning house and preparing for the school that's almost at the door.I tried to teach Dana a little bit of French,repeat English and ,well,facts of life you can always learn! When I get my work done I try to relax with some quilling.It's the way I rest and get out of the real world!I cannot do so many things I would love because of the political situation -we have a snake president without dignity or pride,a notorious thief that's leading us for 8 years now,and we cannot escape! It is too hard to explain and it hurts too much!
    I can see you tried a new card style and it is a success ,love it!
    Maybe next time I will write you more,I promiss! love you!
    Ps.you are right,we love dogs but I guess it's a mistake to keep an animal in the house (appartament)

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  15. What a gorgeous card,love the quilling.

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  16. I love this card, the cupcake is brilliant, you have so much patience!!

    *hugs* Shell x

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  17. Love your card Eileen. You are a master at quilling. Very creative too.

    Hugs and smiles

    Laine

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