I was asked to make a wedding with the design to incorporate - an afternoon Tea Party, Bunting and Turquoise. Umm needed to get my thinking cap on for that one! I remember a while ago (before my SU days of stamps and wonderful punches) that I made a cake stand card using cut-out printed images of cup cakes and I was quite pleased with the result - although I'm sure if I saw it now I would think it revolting - so I decided to give it a go using punches. I did have to resort to using a few things which are non-SU i.e. some mirri card, coloured pearls and the tiny flower punch, but only because I had to!!!
The cake stand was made with a strip of mirri card, half a Scallop Oval for the stand at the bottom and round puches for the handle. The 'plates' were a strip of white edged with the Scallop Oval Border punch, a score line along the length and holes punched with a crop-o-dile. The Fondant Fancies on the bottom row were a square with the top two corners rounded, run through the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing folder, a thin strip of Tempting Turquoise added near the bottom and flowers in Tempting Turquoise on the top. The cupcakes were an end piece cut from a Scallop Oval, stamped with one of the stamps in Confetti and the case cut from a piece of mirri board run through the Crimper. Not too sure what the cakes on the top layer were meant to be but just use your imagination! The cake part was cut from a piece of white card, which had been sponged lightly with Tempting Turquoise, with a circle punch and some Dazzling Diamonds added in swirls. Cake stand finished so now onto the bunting, simply cardstock stamped with a Confetti stamp again and cut into triangles, stuck onto the card and some of the tiny Basic Rhinestones stuck in between. Job done and I was quite pleased with the result but, as turquoise is not a favourite colour of mine, I think it may have been better with white bunting - but a bit late now!
Apologies for my lack of posts this last couple of weeks but I have an all day event to sort out for tomorrow so not much time for making - normal service will be resumed next week (hopefully!)