Cupcake Craft Challenge Card

Got a challenge card for you today and this one takes inspiration from Cupcake Craft Challenges which this week has a Girly theme.

I’ve gone for some bright colours to cheer us all up ๐Ÿ™‚ using papers from the Basic Grey Sugar Rush stack and boy what a versatile paper stack that is turning out to be LOL! You can get it from Elaine at Quixotic Paperie.

The stamp is from Inky Impressions and what a cutey – she is Angelica’s Lantern but I’ve stuck a heart in place of the lantern.

I got my Copic markers out to colour her.

Did some tearing and scrunching to make the flowers and leaves, but also added a bit of stitching. I’ve added some Stickles Glitter glue Icicles and then finished the flower centre with little Inky Dinky Drops from Inky Impressions.

The sentiment is stamped onto little torn scraps of papers and a little stitched heart.

Hope you are having a lovely day you all.



Stamp – Inky Impressions Angelica’s Lantern

Ink – Memento Tuxedo black

Colouring – Copic Markers

Papers – Basic Grey Sugar Rush stack

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue

Other – Stickles Glitter glue Icicles; Inky Dinky Drops; thread; cuttlebug; Dots embossing folder; nestibilities

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artistโ€“designerโ€“film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.


  1. 14 January 2010 / 3:10 pm

    Oh Kim your card is gorgeous, I love your papers and the colouring is stunning but your flowers are beautiful. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxx

  2. 14 January 2010 / 3:11 pm

    just gorgeous!! Love the handmade flowers! Hugs Juls

  3. 14 January 2010 / 3:19 pm

    It's beautiful Kim! That is a a super sweet image! Lovely!!

  4. 14 January 2010 / 3:45 pm

    Hi Kim,
    This card has everything – distressing, stitching, beautiful colurs and a fantstic imeage. Perfectly delightful.
    Fiona x

  5. 14 January 2010 / 4:05 pm

    Love the bright,zingy colours on this…and your flowers are gorgeous.

  6. 14 January 2010 / 4:08 pm

    A real wow card Kim, lovely colours and papers, love your crumpled flowers and stitched leaves and your colouring is fab.

  7. 14 January 2010 / 4:27 pm

    OMG Kim this is awesome.
    Stunning coloring. Perfect work. Love them.

  8. 14 January 2010 / 4:37 pm

    Nice job Kim!!! The colours are fantastic! The mood is fine!!! The details are gorgerous !!!

  9. 14 January 2010 / 4:43 pm

    WOWZER!! This is just GORGEOUS!! I love your image first of all and I really love the pretty papers and layout!! Fantastic job Kim!! HUGS

  10. 14 January 2010 / 4:58 pm

    This is gorgeous, I love the flowers and your colouring is amazing

    Jackie x

  11. 14 January 2010 / 5:49 pm

    Now how stinkin' CUTE is this? love all the texture!!!

  12. 14 January 2010 / 7:01 pm

    Love the image, and the colours are so cheerful – superb card Kim. Liz x

  13. 14 January 2010 / 8:12 pm

    What a stunning card. Absolutely love those colours (my favorite) and those flowers are really super – might try that sometime. Just a lovely "cheer-me-up" on a cold winter's evening.

    Hugs, Mette

  14. 14 January 2010 / 9:00 pm

    This is darling. I love your flowers.

  15. 14 January 2010 / 9:12 pm

    What a gorgeous card. Such a pretty image and the papers are definitely girly! Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

  16. 14 January 2010 / 9:33 pm

    Gorgeous card, love it, fantastic handmade flower embellishments. congratulations on your DT role.

  17. 14 January 2010 / 9:51 pm

    Hi Kim,

    This is fantastic, I love all the paper tearing and stitching you have done it is really effective.

    Hugs Ali x

  18. 14 January 2010 / 10:50 pm

    Your card is adorable Kim, love the fruity colours and such a sweet image

  19. 15 January 2010 / 12:01 am

    Oh my word Kim you did an amazing job with this image…I am picking my jaw off the ground…WOW WOW WOW I LOVE how you added the heart over the latern girl you are soooo creative and do such AMAZING work!!! Absolutely LOVE this card!!!!! You rock gf!!!!!

  20. 15 January 2010 / 8:11 am

    What a gorgeous card Kim! Beautiful details and beautiful coloring of the image too!

    Greetings from Anne (Norway)

  21. 15 January 2010 / 9:49 am

    Like your card very much! The colours are great and also the painting and the image!
    Hugs, Alex

  22. 15 January 2010 / 10:07 am

    Oh this is fabulous, sweet image and love those flowers.

  23. 15 January 2010 / 10:31 am

    Your card is just stunning Kim, so bright and colourful. Love these new BasicGrey papers. Fabby image you have used too and your colouring is fabby.

    Have a great weekend hunny pie and thanks for your birthday wishes. Having a brill day so far !


    Jo xxxx

  24. 15 January 2010 / 11:15 am

    This is so sweet Kim!! Love your choice of dp, your distressed flowers, your colors and your awesome coloring. Beautiful design!!

  25. 15 January 2010 / 2:39 pm

    Wow.. this is scrummy!! LOVE the colours and the dottiness, and the flowers.. BOOTIFUL!!

    Chris xx

  26. 16 January 2010 / 7:58 pm

    Gorgeously girly card Kim, absolutely love all the stitching on this card! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week ๐Ÿ™‚ Donna x

  27. 16 January 2010 / 10:34 pm

    I love it – going to have to try some of those flowers and soon!

  28. 17 January 2010 / 4:10 pm

    Wow I just love how bright and bold this card is! Those paper flowers are fantastic! Beth

  29. 17 January 2010 / 7:18 pm

    your coloring ROCKS! this card is so precious, I love your flower/ stitched embellishments!

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