Thank you so much for joining us on our
HELLO, CUPCAKE BLOG HOP!
You are in for a real treat!
There are 16 Hop Stops after you leave here,
and these ladies are super awesome, creative, and SWEET!
I decided to make 8 - 4" x 4" cupcake card set with a little
"shopping bag" card holder for the set.
|Cards #43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50|
This was a super fast and easy "assembly line" card set to make.
The card base is PURPLE cardstock from Stampin' Up
cut @ 8" x 4" and folded in half.
The larger mat is paper from Me & My Big Ideas cut @ 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"
The purple mat is from Recollections ALL GIRL cut @ 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Cricut Cartridge: BIRTHDAY BASH
Cupcake page 58 cut @ 3"
Base of cupcake & leaves cut from K & Company Adhesive Paper Pad
Icing & Cherry cut from My Momenta Vibrant Hidden Hues
Cherry Rhinestone from Prima Go Green Concepts "Flower Centers"
Cupcake popped off of card base with Pop Dots
Cricut Cartridge: TAGS, BAGS, BOXES, & MORE
"Shopping Bag" page 114 cut @ 5 3/4"
Heart tag page 108 cut @ 2 3/4" with mirror / window feature
Silver Heart cut @ 2 1/2"
Ribbon from Stash
Purple flower from Recollections Boutique Fleur Floral Embellishments
Shopping Bag paper is Best Occasions Prismatic Paper Pack
Purple Heart paper from Stampin Up
FOR MY NEXT PROJECT
I also decided to write a little poem and make it into a little book - like a child's book. This was so fun!
I took 6 Size #10 (Business size or Letter size) envelopes, sealed them, and folded them in half.
I adhered the envelope halves back to back with the next envelope and these became my pages for my book.
The pages were then covered with decorative papers and inked around all the edges.
For the front and back covers, I cut chipboard a tad larger than the envelope and covered it with decorative paper and decorated.
Here is the front, back, and all the pages in-between...
The poem reads:
I HAD A LITTLE CUPCAKE
...by Janis L. Lewis
I had a little cupcake
as pretty as can be
It smelled like Vanilla ice cream
it's frosting shining at me
I held it in my hand
and smiled from ear to ear
but then my tummy rumbled
and my cupcake disappeared
|A Child's Year cupcake page 29 cut @ 3 3/4"|
|Birthday Bash Ice Cream page 57 cut @ 3 1/2"|
|A Child's Year page 29 cut @ 3"|
|Birthday Bash Dog page 30 cut @ 3 1/2"|
|Create A Critter Dino page 50 cut @ 3 1/2"|
|Mini Monsters page 40 cut @ 3 1/2"|
Who likes BLOG CANDY?!
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All you have to do to be eligible to win is
4" Cupcake Bottle Cap bow3 1/2" Cupcake Bow
Blue polka dot Butterfly clippie
Pink Owl felt clippie
Pink/Chocolate Cupcake felt clippie :)
Retail Value $24.25!
Sponsored by THE ICING ON THE CAKE BY BETSY:
All you have to do to be eligible to win is
1) Have a USA shipping address
2) Leave a comment on this post
3) Visit all the hop stops & leave comment love on their posts
You do not have to be a FOLLOWER to win, but I would love it if you were!
I will announce the WINNERS on Tuesday!
Here is a complete list of everyone
on the BLOG HOP:
on the BLOG HOP:
http://www.pausedreamenjoy.blogspot.com/ (YOU ARE HERE)
http://www.pausedreamenjoy.blogspot.com/ (YOU ARE HERE)
http://cravinscrappin.blogspot.com/ (NEXT STOP)
http://cravinscrappin.blogspot.com/ (NEXT STOP)
Thanks again for hopping along with us!
I hope you all have a Super Sweet, Fun day!
281 comments:1 – 200 of 281 Newer› Newest»
You are SO cute! I love both projects. The little book is adorable!!! :D Great job!
Janis!! Wow! I say WOW!
I really like the cherry on your cupcake.
Your book is cute and a fun poem--written by you!! Wow Lady!!
Thanks for including me.
I love the card set and the poem idea was wonderful. This is the first blog hop I have followed. Looks like it is going to be fun. I live cupcakes. Thanks for sharing.
I absolutely love the cupcake book! What a clever idea to use envelopes!
I'll have to try that! I'm already a follower! Thanks for chance to win!
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I'm in a blog hop Saturday too...Come by to visit!
Oh Janis!!! Cute, cute, cute!!! Thanks so much for including me in your hop...it's been so much fun!
Love 'ya girl!
Oh my goodness, I absolutely love your little book!! :)
I love your card set and the poem. I became a follower. Thank you for sharing.
I really like your cupcake card. I don't have the carts that you used. but I have put it on my wish list. tfs. Now I'm off to the next hop..
Cute little book. Love the poem
REALLY CUTE CUPCAKE PROJECT !!! leighkalbfleisch at hotmail dot com
Absolutely awesome projects! I love love love the gift bag that holds the cards and really like the cards that you made. These are so super cute! As for the book, this is my absolute, move fav fav fav of all the things you have made. You are so so creative, talented and just plain fun!
Wow! I'm the 1st comment, this is a 1st for me :) Excited to start on this hop, see how far I get b/f the baby pulls me away. TFS such a great project!
Love all your cupcake projects. I will have to take a good look at my carts. I have been a follower a while. Thanks very much.
Love your cards and your bag..too cute.
Thanks for the chance to win!
Loved your projects, especially that child's book. How adorable is that? Very creative. I'm a new follower. Thanks for a chance to win some candy.
I like the card however, the llittle Poem that you made into a bokk that was just ADORABLE! I have twin nieces and they have a birthday coming up, I think they would just love something like that!! Thank you for sharing!
That little cupcake book is too cute!!
carriedan1 at live dot com
Great projects. I love the poem book. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.
vwilson577 at yahoo.com
Janis this is actually my first blog hop :) loved your project and what a sweet poem :) Alee'
Janis your project is so sweet! This is actually my first blog hop :)
TFS by the way the poem is fab :)
Your poem is sooo cute! I love the ending, and the book...using envelopes is a really good idea to get the pages thick. im very impressed :) tfs!
I love the cupcake book, it is so clever. There's something about cupcakes that are fun to scrap and put them on cards (plus they are yummy). I was really excited when I heard about this blog hop. Thanks for sharing your creations.
Love your little cupcake book - A-dor-able!
I love your cupcake poem!!!
Here we make 100 mini cupcakes for
Can't wait to visit all the blogs and see there projects. I love what you did making a book your projects are too cute
hil23mart at gmail dot com
Wow! What a fantastic group of projects! I LOVE the little book! What a great idea!
Janis all your cupcake project are adorable just love them all
The Scrapbooking Queen
Thanks for the cute cupcake ideas , I love your little mini you are another Longfellow with the poetry. Pam
oh wow I avsolutley love love your projects...thank you so much for the wonderful inspiration...
Love your little book! Cute!
I love your little book! So cute.
Wow I'm the first to comment. Your projects are too cute. I may make my daughters some of these books.
Thanks for the inspiration.
Your projects are just adorable!!! I love both of them. The cupcake book is simply precious and the mini card set with the glittery bag too cute. Thanks for hopping with me.
Hugs & Scraps
That book is so cute and funny I liked it and the images you picked were perfect!! I love your card that cherry is so cute!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/
I love your cupcake projects! They're so adorable and I love your story too. I am now a follower of your blog:)
I wanted to say super cute book I love it super adorable and can't wait to make some of those books, what a neat "Card" for birthdays super cute thanks for the idea. Janis also thanks for hosting this great Cup Cake Blog HOp
Wahoo! So excited for the cupcake blog hop. Your projects look good enough to eat ;) Thanks for hosting!!
What a cute site, I am so glad I heard about the hop from Mary at CardzTV. I will be a follower!
Thanks for the chance to win!
I love the card set and the cutle little bag that goes with it. The book is also so cute. Excited about this hop today Thanks for a chance to win super prizes today
Love the little card set and the cute little bag that goes with it. I love your little book also. Excited about this hop today. Thanks for a chance to win some super prizes.
Yummy! And I can have cupcakes without gaining weight (or at least look at these).
As always I love your cards and projects. The book is wonderful and will be a great thing for your daughter to have. Thanks for this blog and for your talent.
I love the book...Very cute idea. TFS
Both of your projects are so cute
Thank you for sharing with us.
teri dot barefoot at gmail dot com
Oh My Janis! You did an awesome job! I love your little cupcake book with the poem. Good job, Friend,
This is such an adorable blog hop! Your projects are fantastic dear ~ I am off to the blog...
Have a groovy weekend,
Gale The Happy Stamper :)
I love your ideas. So cleaver. Thanks for the chance to win.
Love the card set and what a fun way to start off a blog hop!!
Love your projects as usual! That little poem is adorable. My tummy is rumbling. Thanks for hosting the hop!
lcass07 at gmail dot com
Love your cards!! Thanks for the inspiration.
I love the cupcake cards & cupcake book. What cute ideas! Thanks for sharing :)
jennykingham at att dot net
Love the book and the poem (and everything else!).
Thanks for sharing your amazing talent!
I love love love the book. It is the cutest thing ever, Thank you for sharing.
Your little poem & book are adorable! The card & bag are cute too.
Super cute projects. I love both of them, but that book (AND THE POEM) is fantastic! How creative!!!
Love how you decorated all the pages.
I also loooooove the new look of the blog. It makes me feel some kind of comfort when I just get into it.
Love your cupckae party!!!!
Love the cards! Great job.
So cute. I love your poem! TFS
croppinmommadesigns at wowway dot com
Wonderful projects...love the sparkle paper on the bag. Your little book is very very cute. Made me smile! Thank You for having the hop!
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com
Thx for sharing your cute & creative projects. Loved them. Time to hop!
I love everything...it's hard to pick favorite. Thanks for the chance to win!
Love all of your awesome projects and I love to make cupcakes!
TFS I love your creations. The mini book is adorable. I'm glad I found you through this hop. Now I have one more creative friend to follow.
Wow! You have been busy creating! Love the poem.
SUPER cute!! Love both projects!
amandawoodau at hotmail dot com
how adorable! that poem is so super cute!!
I love the book! So cute and the poem was so much fun!
jtg0398 at sbcglobal dot net
What cute projects. I am going to follow your blog. I love your projects and so happy you include books on your blog. I have to try and make a book with my son. Thanks for the chance to win.
Great projects! I like that you wrote a special little poem and used it with images and made it into a book. Thank you for hosting this hop, I look forward to seeing all the other ideas and finding lots of inspiration.
sthquilter at gmail dot com
I love, love, love these projects. I'm so inspired!
Great projects ! love the cupcake cards ! thanks for the chance to win !
Love your poem and the Cards with shopping bag holder. Already a follower and Love your work. TFS and starting the hop
I absolutely adore your Cupcake Poem and book. Too cute.
You had me at cupcake! Ohmygoodness, but these are some REALLY delightful projects. Can't wait to see the cupcake flavors on the hop! Thanks for organizing such a sinfully sweet event!
I thought the cupcake verse and book were precious! What a great idea!
I love the book!
I LOVE your idea of a bag for you cards. The Album is my favorite, I have become a follower and a subscriber. Thanks!
Yummy! Love your projects.
Such a versitile use of cupcakes! So darn awesome
That little cupcake makes me hungry..yummy. Love the little book & verse-so so cute.
Thank you for sharing! Love it! I am now a follower! :) email@example.com
Love these yummy projects! Your poem is so cute and I love the little book!
I love the card and the book is so cute! Great job!
This is so super cute! I love it! I hate that I am not able to play along with y'all I really did not think that I would be around a computer today. I am not sure I will be able to make it through the whole hop but I will try! I love you guys!
LOVE LOVE THE BOOK. VERY GREAT PROJECTS. THANKS FOR SHOWING YOUR TALENT. AWESOME.
Love your projects. Daughters birthday is coming up. It gave me great ideas.
You are not only a crafter but a poet and a writer. Fantastic!
I love the poem and book! So adorable!
kakrnach at yahoo dot com
Love the cupcake poem/book!!! TFS and the opportunity to win some great blog candy! I am your newest follower! Hugs-Angela
lauermaa at gmail dot com
SO super cute! The book is adorable!
Really pretty card set and bag. I love how you made the book! Awesome giveaways!
Amazing! Your cards are so cute! now that cute little book takes the cake! I love your book. thanks
shop2udrop at embarqmail dot com
I love prizes! Thanks for sharing your designs with us.
super super cute!
love your ideas
The poem book is so super cute! Thanks for the chance to win.
I really like all your progects they were real cute.
tristans_time_4_craftin at yahoo dot com
I LOVE that book!!! So cute!
Love the cards and that little book is just adorable! I really love the poem, it's super sweet!
These are great! But I really love the little book.
I love your card set and holder - so cute. I also love the poem written by you and the book - you're very talented. I'm a new follower. TFS and for the opportunity to win.
gigiact2 at bellsouth dot net
Cute cards, and I love the little story book.
Thanks for the chance to win.
super cute projects!!!!!! tfs :)
Love your projects that you made. Love the little book with the poem. So Creative!!!!! I am a new follower. Can't wait to see more things from you. Thank you for the chance to win your awesome giveaways.
WOW!!! Your projects are just gorgeous. I love the book idea. Thanks for the chance to win.
cascrapper at gmail dot com
Oh my gosh your projects are just too cute! I love that poem. I really like how you used several different carts. Great job! Thanks for having such a fun blog hop! Have a great day.
I am already a follower.
What cute ideas! I am your newest follower. Please stop by and say hi!
I love the book you made! It is so incredibly cute!
Love your projects that you made. Love the little book and poem. So Cute. I am a new follower.Thank you for a chance to win your awesome giveaways.
Love the projects. I love the little book, it is so cute.
Love your poem and cupcake project - darling treasures!
pam_lash at yahoo dot com
I loved your poem and your book. I have all of those cartridges that you used so I will have to try something like that. Thanks so much! firstname.lastname@example.org
I love the bag you made to hold your cards, I love to make card sets as gifts and that is a wonderful way to present them. Thank you for the option to win a prize!
I love both of your projects especially that little book and your poem is great. TFS http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
What a cute blog hop! Love your book! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win some amazing prizes!!
great projects.... thanks for sharing! On to the next blog... blog hops are so much fun!!!
Awesome projects! I love the poem in your mini album! email@example.com
The cards are great! The book takes the (cup)cake though! So cute! Corny I know! LoL
ksully4597 at gmail dot com
I love your projects especially the poem book, thats so sweet. Great start to your blog hop Janis!
Your book is adorable, thanks for your sharing your ideas and I hope you don't mind if I use them. My granddaughter will be having her first birthday and I thought this would be adorable for her. Love your blog.
I been a follower of yours for awhile and love your stuff...the latest is no exception and the book is so cute!! :) but I did signed up for your newsletter! Keep up the great work....TFS
Awesome!! I never knew you could do so much with the cupcake! Zilla
Very cute projects. I am particularly fond of the card set. Thanks for sharing and the opportunity to win.
These are great! Love the book! Super fun!
I love the cupcake book! What a great idea to use envelopes!! Thanks so much for the hop!
Your cupcake book is absolutely adorable!!
Wow! I LOVE your projects! You are so talented! Im a new follower, cant wait to see your future projects!
Both projects are so cute! I so want birthday bash...the cuts are so cute!! I'm already a follower. Thanks for all that you share with us!
What a cute cupcake book.
Cute! The mini book with the poem is such a great idea!
Thank-You for listing what cart each cut is from, sure saves a lot of guesswork! Such a cute idea, I will be making a set to give as gifts. Cupcakes are smiles in pretty paper!
Both projects are great - hard to choose a favorite. Loved the little poem, girl after my own heart! And the candy - each one's super sweet! Thanks for hosting the hop.
Janis your projects were adorable and I love your little cupcake poem. That was very creative. TFS Susan
Your projects are so cute! Thank you for sharing and the chance to win! I am a new follower and can not wait to see what you create next.
I love these cards, especially with the gift bag. My great-niece has made me sets like these in the past and I just love receiving them too. Great blog hop, putting a smile on my day!
Love the card holder.
I'm a follower and love your projects. Thanks for a chance to win.
This is so cute--I love the bag full of cards, and I especially love the little cupcake book! How sweet is that?
I really love your creation. It is great.
Hi Janis! Love your new blog design!! I am already a follower. :-) The cupcake cards are super cute and that book is PRECIOUS!! So creative!!
Wow... awesome prizes you have!!
Your projects are great, thanks for sharing.
Janis I have a Canadian address but wanted to come back from finishing the hop to tell you what a great bunch of talented friends you have. Alot of super ideas!, also my husband will benefit today from this hop because I REALLY have to go make cupcakes now. Love your childs poem book, that is so cute. TFS.
Very cute and love the blog theme. TFS
What a cute idea--Who doesn't like cupcakes?? I love the book you made.
Thanks for the opportunity to win some fun items! Those smiley face stamps are soo adorable. One more thing to add to my wish list.
Love your projects, and that poem is adorable. TFS.
Janis, that book is such a cute idea; I 've been wanting to do somethng like that for my daughter, thanks for the inspiration! On to the next blog...
Great cupcake projects! I loved your poem, just too sweet lol. TFS
Robin Aka thecricutscrapper
Rlj 547 at comcast dot net
Thank you so much for sharing. I loved the book with the poem. im a new follower.
I love your ideas thanks for showing us I myself love cupcakes
Great job on all the projects, they are really cute, thanks so much for the chance to win!
As always - fantastic job my friend. That book is adorable.
Love the poem. I wish I can be as talented as you.
babes_le at yahoo dot com
Your cards are great. Love the little book. Great idea! Yes and you are a poet too. Love it.
very cute projects thanks for sharing
I LOVE your mini book. What a cute idea!!!
Following now :)
What great projects. TFS! Your book is so cute and I love the poem
kwillis_15 at yahoo dot com
LOVE all your projects. That story is adorable.
I love the cute little book idea. You can use so many neat cricut cuts or whatever. Possibilities are endless. I love candy, esp blog candy, so if I am lucky enough to win, please leave me a comment on my blog: http://atuttletime.blogspot.com.
Thanks!!! Great hop...
Fantastic hop and great projects! I really like your book- adorable idea!
LOVE love love your book! that is the most adorable thing I have seen in a long time!
Cute cards!! I absolutely ADORE the cupcake poem book!! :)
That is the cutest cupcake poem! I love it!
mcclusks at bellsouth dot net
What awesome projects. I really liked the poem.
I love your cards and the poem book. You do some wonderful work.
I love your stationery set and your little book. Thanks for brightening my day!
Oh my!!! I love your cards but my favorites is that book!! It is amazing! I am in love with it!!! TFS!!!
ScrappinAsh at gmail dot com
Love your stationary set & your little book is adorable!! Thanks for putting on this blog hop!
I really love the card set! I have a student teacher who is leaving me this week and this has inspired me to make some Thank you cards for her to have on hand for her 1st year of teaching. Thanks for being such an inspiration!
So excited to continue on the hop!
rlhamm1 at gmail dot com
love all your projects! You always do a great job! Dina firstname.lastname@example.org
I love the envelope album idea! I am going to try it right away.
These are great projects! I love the little cupcake poem! Great prizes thanks for sharing and for chance to win!
OMG this is super cute I love the book idea with the poem its such a cute idea and gift idea too! Thank you for hosting this blog hop I love it!
Love the little card set!! I have that same paper you used to make the bag!! Looks awesome! So shiny!
You little book is just precious!!
Bet Bonnie loves it! I'm just getting started so I'll see ya'll on facebook in a little while!! :)
Super cute! Thanks for a chance to win.
Wow, what a great group of cards. I love them all. TFS. I am a follower. email@example.com
Now a follower - OMG what a great give away. Loved your book. My k/1st grade sped kids would eat it up.
Your projects are so cute! I am in the process of making ten books for one of my classes and I LOVE your idea. Thanks so much for sharing!
ojdorman at gmail dot com
Great Blog Hop...All of the participants projects are so very inspiring. Thanks for all of the ideas.
Love your poem and the cards are darling. Thanks for the chance to win some candy.
Loved the book idea from the envelopes!!!!
Cute, cute, cute!! My grandson would love the book. Thanks!
Cute projects. Love, love ,love the poem and book. Looks like a super sweet hop.
Cupcake book is to cute, thank you for all the work you share. Your great.
i just this idea it is cute to hear from you
wow wow wow... adorable projects. I love the colors and that adorable poem. Thank you for putting this blog hop together and thanks for a chance to win such cool blog candy.
lostnwa98 at frontier.com
Likes your card very much and just loved your book how talent you are.
Hi Janis! Your projects are so adorable and sweet! The cupcake card set is really cute! I love the cherry's! The cupcake book is super adorable and such a great idea. Thanks for the chance to win one of those awesome prizes! -Nicole firstname.lastname@example.org
These projects are great! I love how you put the cards in the bag!
Wow Janis, I love both projects. The shopping bag from Tags & Boxes is a great idea to hold the cards. Great poem for the book also. TFS, Anne :)
Really nice projects....it made me a Follower for sure. Thanks for the chance to win such great prizes.
Love the cupcake poem!
Liked the book - you put in a lot of time - thank you for pulling all this together!
So adorable! What fabulous projects. Thank you so much for sharing!
i live in canada can i still play? if i win something will they ship it to me?
The little book with the poem is awesome. And love the cupcake ribbons.
Oh my gosh, those cards are so cute but that BOOK!!!! I love the poem and I have all those cartridges. I'm totally going to scraplift you :) That is FABULOUS!!!!
they make me want cupcakes lol. very cute! email@example.com
The little poem book is so cute. I really like the bag you made to hold the cards, too. TFS!
tcsobotka at charter dot net
So cute! Love the book especially!
Thanks for sharing!
happiqueen@ aol dot com
Well I had to giggle at your little poem. I love the way you made a booklet out of it. And your cards and holder and are cute too.
Love the book and poem!
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