Thursday, 5 June 2014

Make a Cake from the Stampin' Up Retirement list

I've been going through all my stamp sets and giving the retiring ones a little love. Today it's the turn of Make a Cake, a cute little set that I haven't used nearly enough! Come and see what I've made with it:


There are seven stamps in this set and you can mix and match them to make a whole variety of gorgeous cakes. Mine is a three-layer, melt-in-the-mouth lemon chiffon cake with a delicious tangy frosting... oh dear, I'd better stop right there!


I've arranged my cake on a platter, decorated it with flags and placed it in the spotlight created by a split panel front with an oval aperture. I backed the panel with Midnight Muse card stock and added So Saffron candy dots for a fun touch.

I'll be linking this card up with Addicted to Stamps and More where there's a Make Your Mark challenge.

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO MAKE THIS CARD
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Some of the items in the annual catalogue are retiring to make way for new products. Don't miss out on your favourites! Some of these items have been discounted too - check them here.



When we were walking past a bakery the other day my youngest son became quite pensive. "Do you ever feel the overwhelming temptation to go in and buy a custard cake just so that you can push it in someone's face?" he asked. Er, no, I don't actually. And oh my goodness, just think of the lucky escape I've had all these years of passing bakeries with him!

See you tomorrow,


4 comments:

  1. I like the idea of the split spotlight Vicky. Am I correct in seeing that one side is textured and the other plain? Looks terrific - I may just borrow that idea if I may? (BTW the 'lemon chiffon cake' sounds delicious)

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  2. Well I've never had the custard cake compulsion . . . but I might just have from now on! THANKS! (not)

    Love your pretty cake card. xxx

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  3. Hi Vicky
    Fabulous card... Love the split... And the cake... Gorgeous...
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

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