Friday, January 11, 2013

hey cupcake

just a quick post here. 
(tmi alert: things took a turn towards the worst with my grandpa - so i may be quiet on the blog for a while)

since i haven't been in the mood to get crafty (my mind has been elsewhere), i've been feeling low. so i decided to make myself get crafty, forcing myself to get happy. :) 
i decided to play along with a brand new challenge site on the block - pinspired! it's all abut taking inspiration from things found on pinterest and getting crafty! love!

here's the very first challenge: 

so that was easy, right? i took the cake-yness and the birthday-yness from the photo and made this little gift box:

for the most part i used things at my desk. and odd note - i made this whole thing standing up! lol! i usually sit down at my desk, but i made while my littlest mann was sitting at my desk 'hard at work', read: banging on the computer keyboad. lol! 

i used stamps from the alley way stamps: cover-ups and hey cupcake. the little cherry and the heart are all popped up, and i even added a little sparkle to the heart - it needed it!  i used some washi tape on the sentiment and added some ribbon with flairs out, but it also goes around the whole box.

inside are some hershey kisses and m&m's. just a little treat! the box was made using a template i found guessed it!! pinterest!

so that's it!
have a good weekend! and get inky for the new challenge site too!


  1. This is awesome! You take on the challenge is perfect!

  2. Samantha, this a great! I love the cupcake and that box is amazing! Perfect, perfect take on the first challenge!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Pinterest and I can't wait to see what you come up with for the next challenge!!!

  3. Eak it's so cute! Wen I first saw it, I thought hmmmm she use the cricut. But, no! It's a template. Wowza

  4. I'm super impressed that you used a template for Pinterest--bonus points! ;) haha. Seriously cute box, and its filled with chocolate--PERFECT. Thanks for playing along with Pinspired!

  5. What a cute and unique gift box! The cupcake with the smiley-faced cherry is adorable and the perfect addition to your box! Thanks for playing along with us at Pinspired Challenges!

  6. OHHH! I simply MUST remember this template for the future! FAB paper and design--LOVE LOVE LOVE!! So glad I stopped by today!! <3

  7. Super adorable take on the pinspired challenge!!! The stamps are perfect too!!!

  8. Girl this is awesome.. I love the design..great take on the challenge..thanks for joining us at Pinspired Challenge.. :)

  9. Your gift box is fabulous! Thanks for playing along at Pinspired Challenges!


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