Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A Birthday Ensemble by Karen Day

Hello Ai fans!
I have a girlie birthday card and matching tealight cake to share with you today, using the fun Out to Lunch (sku#UM3576) set.
These have been a huge hit with my daughter's friends whenever I've made a little tealight cake to match their card.  Perfect for when you need a little extra somethin' with your gift.  I designed my card first, piecing together strips of patterned paper, and zigzag or straight stitching them over the seams with my sewing machine.  I pop dotted my matted image, and glued a strip of rosette ribbon along the bottom:

 I purchased a bulk pack of the plastic tealights, and assembled my pieces using scrap bits from my card:

There is a tiny on/off switch on the bottom of the tealight, so before I attached it to my cake base, I cut a tiny hole so that I can access the switch:

I cut a small hole in the center of the cake top, just large enough to fit over the flame:

Lastly I glued on four little ribbon flowers.  Here is a photo with the little flame switched on:

My inside sentiment:

 
Happy Stamping!

 


5 comments:

  1. Oh my so pretty and just adore the colours just perfect for this beautiful image!

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  2. Your colors and stitching are beautiful! Love this. So pretty for a friend.

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  3. What a pretty card , lovely colors and your matching tea light is so cute , perfect for a friend working in an office where real candles
    are not allowed ..so love this idea .

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  4. Through the art you can easily express your languages that all people speak that cut across racial, cultural, social, educational, and economic barriers and enhance cultural appreciation and awareness.

    Art

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  5. Gorgeous card Karen and the cupcake is absolutely adorable, totally awesome!

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