Monday, 16 August 2010

Cupcake Craft Challenge 2nd Birthday Celebrations!

Good Morning everyone...I'm very excited today as we are doing a Blog Hop over at Cupcake Craft Challenge to celebrate our 2nd birthday! We have some fantastic sponsors on the main challenge blog and the design team have put forward their own candy for a blog hop! There are some amazing prizes up for grabs so pop over now to the challenge blog to find out what you can win!

We have a rather special challenge theme for you this week and it's...

2 Design Papers...2 Ribbons...2 Flowers

You can see a picture of my blog hop candy below and the rules for joining in...I'll show the details for the elements used on my card at the bottom of this post! I hope you'll come and join in the fun with us this week...we'd love to see you!

12 Sheets Dovecraft Christmas Fancy Design Papers
12 Sheets Dovecraft Jolly Happy Christmas Design Papers
1 x Lili of the Valley 'Skating Along' Rubber Stamp
1 x Lili of the Valley 'Baby's First Christmas' Rubber Stamp
1 Pack of Trimits Green Star Buttons
1 Pack of Trimits Red Star Buttons
1 Pack Hand Made With Love Charms
1 Metre each of Red...White & Green Satin Ribbon


Welcome to the
Cupcake Craft Challenge 2nd Birthday Blog Hop and Cupcake Trail!

If you've just come from Denise's blog then you are in the right place!

While you're here...please leave me a comment and then pop over to Faye's blog next.

Don't forget that you also have to enter this weeks
All the Two's Challenge at Cupcake to be eligible to win Design Team Cupcake Candy or this weeks fabulous sponsored prizes.

If you think you've lost the cake crumb trail, you can go back to Cupcake and start from the beginning!

Good Luck with your entries you have until 8pm Saturday 21 August to enter and all the winners will be announced on the Cupcake blog on Monday 23 August.

On my card I've used 2 design papers...2 ribbons...2 buttons...2 snowflakes...2 card candy and 2 sentiments...the image was kindly provided by Roberta at Prairie Fairie and she is one of our sponsors this week! Thank you Roberta :)

Digi Image : Prairie Fairie (Mistletoe Kisses)
Design Papers : Sweet Shoppe Designs (Waiting For Santa)
Colouring Medium : Promarkers
Red Card Stock : Papermill
Embellishments : Lace, Ribbon, Buttons and Card Candy from my Craft Stash!
Tools : Nestability Rectangles & MS Snowflake Punch
Sentiments : Created on the Computer


Heather said...

What a gorgeous card, so many lovely two's. Thank you for offering such a lovely prize. Heather:)

Carrie said...

Oh my...this card is soooooo cute!! i LOVE THE IMAGE AND CHRISTMAS COLOURS!!

Thanks for the chance to win such fabby candy!!

chris said...

Good Morning Donna, how gorgeous is this! its beautiful.
have fun with your hop love chris xx

Lisa said...

Hi Donna, Fab card! I just love this image and fab sentiment.

Thanks for the chance to win your blog hop candy!

Lisa x

Faye said...

This is a wonderful card, love the layout and the scrummylicious papers. Enjoy your time off this week. Hugs. xxx

sari said...

Oh my...I just LOVE your card!! So bright & funny!! The image is really great, puts a smile on my face!! =) Have a great cupcake day!

debby4000 said...

Oh Donna wonderful card and love the image.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Donna!!!!TFS:)Fab Blog Hop!!!!
hAve a great week :)x

Poppy said...

have a lovely day, great card.

kerry said...

I love the christmas colours that you have up for grabs!! Your card is fantastic!

schwarzesbunt said...

what a card and waht a candy...

Terry Oulboub said...

How cute is that image with the mistletoe, puckering up - all ready for the yuletide lip smacking fun! I love the reds and greens so much - you really are putting me ready for Christmas, Donna! Stop it! :-) LOL! I love the added lace too - you know I have to get a scallop square...nice prize package...great challenge...Darn it...I will have to try this challenge - see what your cards do - INSPIRE!!!! :-)

joey said...

Hiya Donna

this is gorgeous, I absolutely love the image and sentiment lol


Sophie Doodles said...

Love this card mum, her glasses are adorable and her face makes me giggle! I like the lace you used as well!
Sophie xx

Lia said...

wonderful card donna, I love the papers, the lace and the stamp is cute
hugs Lia

Anonymous said...

Your card is AMAZING! Love everything about it, the colors, the image, the sentiment!!!

What a great set of candy - thanks for the chance to win!

Sanwanya said...

great card,love the image

cgl1539 said...

Lovely candy. I was taking a real close look at the skating along stamp and I want her outfit, lol. Wouldnt look as cute on me, but oh well. I adore your card, and I need to get me a wire and some mistletoe this christmas, get me some smooches.

suzanne said...

wow your cards are lovely, this is my 1st blog hop and i'm loving it! great candy too, i'll put a link on my blog when i've finished 'hopping'

Lorraine said...

oh wow i just love this card the colours are gorgeous and the image is so fun xx

Carrie said...

I think I have a new hopping....great fun.
Love your blog.

Shelly said...

Hello Donna! Ah what a cheeky little card... I love it! And what fabby candy you're offering... someone's in for a real treat! Sending hugs, Shelly ;)

Margo said...

I love your card - that little image makes me smile every time I see it!!

Thanks for the chance to win such a generous blog candy!!

Chris said...

Great card Donna and that image is brilliant, really made me smile! Wonderful colouring and a gorgeous design too. Happy Birthday to Cupcake from me :). Hugs, Chris xxx

Sue said...

Hi Hun
lol fabulous card, awesome colouring, great image & sentiment, lovely papers & embelies, sue,x

Sarah said...

I really love your card, what a cute image! You have given me some great inspiration for some Christmas cards. And thanks for the chance at some fab candy!

Pops x said...

LOL i love this image she is really quirky, gorgeous colours too, hugs Pops x

Anne-marie said...

what a fab card love the image. Happy cupcake birthday

Pinkllilac said...

Such a beautiful card Donna with lovely detail and the papers and colours are gorgeous.So Love your candy and keeping my fingers crossed.
Hugs Linda

Danni said...

Very fun and cute card!

Liza said...

A gorgeous Christmas card Donna and a fabby image.

Liza x

fi's cards and crafts said...

fab card and that image is just so fun!!


Katie said...

I love your card! The colors are GREAT!!
Thanks for sharing and for doing this fun blog hop!

cindy said...

Fabulous candy and card. I love how you inked those tiny little snowflakes.

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

This is too cute, Donna!! What a fun image!! Wonderful job!!

Thebug415 said...

Such a cute image! Love all the details too.

kaos said...

Great Christmas Card - The image and the saying made me really laugh! I like it!


Andrea said...

Oh what a yummy candy! Thanks for the chance to win.
Your card is beautiful.

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! What a fabulous card.. Brilliant stamp and I love the sentiment - made me laugh!
Thanks for the chance to win some awesome candy. My challenge entry is over at Cupcake with Mr Linky.
Caroline xxx

Michele said...

Such a fabulous card Donna. Love the fun image you've used and the sentiment made me LOL. Hugs Michele x

Catherine said...

Sorry my comment is late Sweetie, we went to the seaside yesterday and came back late... We had a wonderful time and I managed to visit the local crafts shop... Had to didn't I ? I love your card Donna ! Gorgeous papers and I love the image, isn't she cute ? Hugs and smiles from Catherine

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Super fun card, love all the detail and what a fab candy. Thanks for the chance to win. Marianne x

brenda said...

Hi Donna

Congratulations on Cupcakes second birthday, a real achievement, a great reflection on a really dedicated DT.

B x

Maria Matter said...

what a fun image & sentiment! lovely design and I love how you used the candy with your's a great look!

Congrats on 2 years...gosh, I remember when it first started! wow!

enjoy your day!
hugs & blessings!

Wedgie said...

Fab card Donna - love that image! What a generous blog hop prize too - thanks!

Happy Birthday Cupcake!

Wedgie xxx

Wedgie said...

Fab card Donna - love that image! What a generous blog hop prize too - thanks!

Happy Birthday Cupcake!

Wedgie xxx

Michele said...

This is absolutely adorable!!! Love the image and the sentiment....oh and the snowflakes and paper choices...ah it ALL!

Stephanie said...

Just love that image on your card, that image is to stinkin' cute!

Biscuitlid said...

eh up you - sorry to have been MIA for so long!

What a fab card and fun image too, proper giggled at it I did!


Lindsey said...

What a FAB card! I love this image and your layout and papers are too die for! Thanks for the chance to win your lovely candy!
Linds x

Sandra said...

Hiya Donna....fantastic card,love everything about it!such a fun image and just the perfect sentiment...fabby papers too!...gorgeous candy for a lucky winner...

Hope you've had a good day
Take care
San x

Anna said...

I just love your card, so much fun :)

Sam said...

Great card, the image reminds me of my Mum when she's trying to get the kids to kiss her! Wonderful blog candy, how can you bear to part with it? x

JLJ Designs said...

Cute card! It made me laugh. I love the image.


Emma said...

An adorable card Donne, love the sweet cute!!
Gorgeous candy too hun, will pop over to cupcake and have a hop.
Hugs Emma x

Melanie-Jane said...

Hi Donna, Your card is so pretty. The little lady is so funny. The colour-combo is great.
Thank you for your amazing candy.
Wishing you a great day.

Heidi said...

Wow just love your candy. Happy 2nd Birthday, love the challenges set each week, haven't been blogging long, but I know what I like. Cupcake Craft Challenges are magic!!and the DT designs are just as magic!! xx

lindyloo said...

Hello Donna oh what c cutie that image is love it huggies lindyloo xx

Marianne said...

Happy 2nd Birthday Cupcake Craft Challenges

Love your cards and the humour you weave in so well

Norma said...

Donna, what a sassy image--love it. The sentiment goes so well with it. And wow, so generous of you with your candy.


LuLu said...

What a brilliant image and love the sentiment too! Many thanks for offering such wonderful blog candy too.


Heike said...

Wow, what a lovely creation, so cute. Thanks for the chance to win.


Mirabelka said...

very cheerful!

Basslady said...

the image is so cute...a christmas card that makes me smile at once...and this in august! ;-)
the ribbin over the lace and the bow with the button looks fantastic!

MANY hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Kat said...

What a fun image. Love the traditional colours here. Thanks for the chance to win your lovely candy.

Kat x

Sarah said...

Great card and blog candy