Friday, May 13, 2011

Yippee for ICE CREAM!!

For the record, I do not discriminate.. I have a sweet tooth the size of Texas & if it has sugar in it, there's a good chance I will enjoy it. (in fact I live by the motto dessert first & then if there's room have dinner) But there is something just wonderful about ice cream, it is close to the top of my favorites list. And if it has chunks of candy in it & topped with hot fudge, its even better! I have to admit however that when I saw the release of this month's stamp set scream4icecream at The {Stamps} of Life I was sceptical of how much I would craft with an Ice cream set. I couldn't have been more wrong! As soon as I started to play with this set, the ideas just kept coming & coming!
So here is my first creation. I used papers from the DCWV Sweet Stack (except for the brown dots, that's from my scrap pile) I love how the paisley print on the green adds a "frostiness" & the glittery swirls on the pink looks like ripples of strawberry goo (or bubble gum?) & the grid design on the yellow worked perfect w/ the grid on the cone stamp. And because I couldn't get enough of this set, I even did the INSIDE of my card (I know..jumping out on a ledge lol!)
I spelled out the main sentiment using a set called basic4alphabet from The [Stamps} of Life & CTMH Cotton Candy ink, then framed it w/ stamps from the ice cream set. The little cone is part of the set too! How fab is that?!


So the 'recipe' for this one was inspired by this week's CPS sketch #217
I am also entering on the following challenges:
Sentimental Sundays, Anything goes
Divas By Design, Anything Goes
Catch The Bug Anything goes
Lexi's Creations For a friend
My Grafico Anything Goes
By the Cute & Girly Anything Goes
Creative Cowgirls Anything goes
Stamp Something Anything Goes **Congrats to them! :) It is their 3rd blogversary & they have a blog hop to celebrate & some super fabby prizes too!

Happy Friday! If that's not a good excuse to head off to the DQ & celebrate w/ a yummy ice cream treat, I don't know what is!

7 comments:

  1. Positively delicious card! I love your motto! Thanks for joining us for this weeks challenge at Catch The Bug! Hugs, Becky

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  2. Definently put me down for 2 scoops! lol, Great job, and perfect entry for Diva's by Design challenge! Good luck, Hugs Tammy Louise xxx

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  3. Hi Candi honey! Yum, yum, yum!! I love your makes - so fun and beautifully put together!

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  4. What an adorable ice cream cone!! Thanks for playing at CPS this week! ♥♥♥

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  5. Very yummy! Beautiful pastel colours

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  6. Your card is adorable! I love the design and paper piecing.

    Thank you for joining our “Anything Goes” challenge at Sentimental Sundays .

    ~Cheryl~

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  7. Great paper piecing Candi, the ice-cream looks delicious. A fabulous CAS card.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at the Creative Cowgirls Challenge. :-) xx

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Your kind words are greatly appreciated! :) Candi