I just love the little snippets of life Alex creates. Spring is in the air and Mrs. McTwitter is out for a walk with her little dog Tootsie. Alex always adds so many details making her scenes so complete. She’s added little bugs flying around and would you believe actual leafy material (she said she got it from her dad’s train layout). I hope he’s not missing it!

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
1162-O Mrs. McTwitter and Tootsie out for a walk
3021-C Little Riley
5031-B Rolly poly
5059-B Butterfly with dots
5060-B Firefly
7023-G Smiling sunshine
7047-W Tree hill


For this adorable little Hoppy Easter card Lynne used two bunny stamps. She colored everything with watercolor pencils and added several layers of clear sparkle to the Easter egg. The faint little clouds were chalked in the background and the finishing touch – some pink splatters and a sweet little bow.

I hope you all have a lovely Easter.

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
5050-F Flopsy bunny’s got an egg
5062-I Brewster bunny (foot up)

Here’s a stackably fun card made by Alex. She used lots of different animals – cat, dog, bear, even a little ant and said that maybe they wouldn’t usually go together but here they are playing nicely together.

I always love seeing what Alex creates. I don’t think there is ever a dull moment in her imagination.

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
2037-G Purskie kitty looks down
3001-G Rowley balances
4021-I Bosley says lets go
5009-G Aunt Annie & Jr Ant (set of 2)

Here’s a fun way to personalize your morning cup of coffee. Alex sent this in and I just love it. There are lots of coffee tumblers out there and I know there are a few that can be personalized. The one that Alex made lets you unscrew part of the mug, create a picture, slip it in and screw everything back together.

She’s used just one stamp – actually a holiday stamp, but stamped it all around the insert and colored it in springy colors. Isn’t it just grand! For added strength she’s laminated the entire piece. So many possibilities!

Eat Cake Graphics stamp used:
7075-P Magical holiday flowers

Lynne Jardine - Barking on the front porch

Here’s an adorable card from Lynne. Usually when the Porch with light stamp gets used, the edges are off the card. But here she’s “floated” it which I think looks great. Lynne said she stamped the images and colored them in with her watercolor pencils. She then popped Webster and the bottom step/plant up on dimensional to add a little interest. The sky she chalked in background (a hint of clouds) and then added clear gloss to the light. I just love all the little embellishments – her sketchy lines, the little arrow that seems to hold it all in place and then bit of bling. Oh so cute. 

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
3015-F Webster’s tilting his head
6016-N Porch with light
8041-C Bark (text)

Lynne Jardine - Have a purrfect day

A purrfectly wonderful card from Lynne. I love the softness of this card – the sweet orange kitty and the patterned paper. She added some fun stars and finished things off with a bit of sparkle.

Here’s hoping you all have a purrrrfect day. :)

Eat Cake Graphics stamp used:
2016-G Kitty Sebastian has very long whiskers

Lynne Jardine - Thanks - Mailbox bears

Here’s a sweet little Thanks card from Lynne. I just love the spot of red in the mailbox and that she added a few enamel dots. She said she colored everything in with watercolor pencils and added a bit of clear gloss to the little mailbox flag. The background was created with chalks – I just love the little hint of clouds and grass.

She did say that she tried to add a shadow to the “Thanks” but says, “I stamped it off a bit too much so it just looks like a smudge here. LOL.” I think it looks just fine. :)

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
4004-F Nell and Wylie (mailbox bears)
8225-D Thanks (text)

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I wanted to create a soft winter scene, so I stamped the Winter trees in a light color and then used my watercolors to create the background. I stamped the penguins and Milo on a separate piece, watercolored them in and cut them out. I used a little foam tape to create some dimension. I then thought the little penguin should be holding a flag so I cut one out, wrote the words, glued it on a toothpick and then cut it to fit. The penguins arm fit around it just perfectly. Of course I had to use some glitter to finish things off.

Happy Christmas!
Holly

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
1114-G Milo’s sled picking up speed
5077-D Right foot up penguin
5075-D Sliding Penguin
7073-N Winter trees

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Here’s another Christmas card from Lynne. I love the color combination!! Always fabulous Lynne!

She says:
Here’s a quickie using my favourite Eat Cake Graphics elf! My unusual colour theme was decided by this pretty DP – not colours I would traditionally put together for a Christmas card, but I like how it turned out! I coloured my elf with watercolour pencils and popped him up on dimensionals. There’s LOADS of sparkle on this … I covered his hat and gloves with my clear glitter pen; clear gloss and glitter to the ‘furry’ bits on his hat; and then more glitter dropped into my enamel dots. Corner die is an oldie from Memory Box and sentiment die from Simon Says.

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
1202-J Christmas is coming (elf with newspaper)

Lynne Jardine Penguin Fun

Here’s a sweet Christmas card from Lynne. She said she couldn’t decide which of the penguins she wanted to use, so she used them all! Adorable!!!

Here’s what else Lynne wrote:
The two in the corner look like they’ve got cold feet, the dude in the middle is having a blast sliding down the hill, and the guy to the right definitely looks like the Health and Safety Officer LOL
Coloured with watercolour pencils, and clear gloss added to their beaks and feet.  I finished my card with a Simon Says Stamp Christmas die, Paper Smooches snowflake die, a little silver star and some clear bling.

Eat Cake Graphics stamps used:
5077-D Right foot up penguin
5076-E Left foot up penguin
5075-D Sliding Penguin
5074-E Looking Up Penguin

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