Monday, August 15, 2011

Happy Third Birthday Cupcake, Faberoony Sketcharoony, Pieces of Eight!

Morning and Hellio! It's Happy Third Birthday Cupcake Monday! What a fantabulous three years it's been. Wonderful Design Team Members, Generous Sponsors, Cool Challenges and Superdoop Challengees. Thanks to everyone, everyone, that has been a part of this brilliant journey. We hope the next year is as much fun.

To celebrate our Birthday, we have lots going on. Pieces of Eight? Rum, anyone? Want to know what the heck I'm rabbiting on about? Well stay tuned and make sure you read the whole post!! I know what you guys are like...! ;)

Thank you for getting Sew Mad last week. You kept us very busy at The Cupcake Factory and we loved seeing your fabby work. We hope you'll play with us again.

This weeks Challenge has been chosen by... Me!

... Faberoony Sketcharoony ...

Flip, rotate, mirror, add extras, we don't mind, so long as we can see the basic Sketcharoony in there somewhere!

You have until 8pm, GMT on Sunday 21 August to place your entry for this challenge. Enjoy and have fun!


Treasure! Buried Treasure Candy! Want some?

These three hoardes of Treasure Candy are buried in posts relating to today's card, amongst all of The Cupcake's Personal Blogs.

For a chance to win the Treasure Candy, here's what you need to do:

Enter our Faberoony Sketcharoony Birthday Challenge

When you link up your creation, make a note of your Inlinkz Number and go a hunting for Treasure Candy

When you've found some, leave a comment, including your Inlinkz Number

Add the photo of the Treasure Candy to your sidebar

Winners will be randomly selected when the Faberoony Sketcharoony Challenge has closed on Sunday.

You're welcome to enter as many Treasure Candy's as you want, you only need to submit one Faberoony Sketacharoony Entry and post one Treasure Candy in your sidebar. Just remember to leave a comment including your Inlinkz number on each Treasure Candy you want to enter.

Good Luck!


We have a Winner for last weeks sponsored Challenge and we’ve also chosen our Cupcake Cuties.

Here are the winners:

Challenge 154 Winner
chosen at random;
Margo S
My Scrappy Spot

Congratulations Margo, you win the gorgeous stamp from last weeks lovely sponsor, Paper Pretties. Could you please e-mail me your full postal address by Sunday 21 August so I can arrange for you to receive your prize? If the prize is not claimed by then, another winner will be chosen.

Our Cupcake Cuties are;

Tammy Louise

Congratulations girls, you can pick up the Cupcake Cutie badge below... we hope you will display it on your Blogs with pride!


This week we are delighted to be joined by six, yes, six fantastic sponsors:

Crafty Emma's Store

Crafty Emma's Store are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, a fabby £10 Gift Voucher to spend in store.


Cupcake Cards and Craft are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, the newly released Soft Whispers Digital Paper Pack.

Digi's With Attitude

Digi's With Attitude are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, a $10 Gift Voucher to spend in their funky store.

Inky Impressions

Inky Impressions are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, one of the fun stamps from their store and a mystery Goody Bag.

Stamping Boutique

The Stamping Boutique are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, five Digital Images of their choice.


Tickled Pink Stamps are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, either one Rubber Stamp or two Digital Images of their choice.


We're being good to you this month! Because it's all about three, we have three fabby sponsors lined up with gorgeous stash for you to win...

Crafts u Love

Crafts U Love is a naughty treasure trove of goodies and are generously offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, a £15 Gift Voucher to spend in their scrummy store.

Mo's Digital Pencil

I'm sure you love Mo's wonderful work as much as we do. Mo's Digital Pencil are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, a $10 Gift Code to spend in store.

Sew Sweet

Sew Sweet is crammed full of all the pretty things that you need. They are offering, one lucky winner, chosen at random, a £10 Gift Voucher to spend in store.


This month, The Cupcakes are joined by a fantastically talented Guest Cupcake... Cazza. Check out their gorgeous work, links are below if you fancy leaving some well deserved love...

A Few things to remember!
Please leave a link to your blog post and not just your blog!
Make sure that 'Cupcake Crafts' are linked in your post... if you don't mention us in your posting you will not be eligible for any prize(s) offered by our sponsors!
Please only link to new entries - it isn't fair to backlink to older posts!


stella said...

Happy Third Birthday. thank you for the sketch. And good luck to all participants


Jo said...

Happy Birthday Cupcake! :)
LOVE the sketch, i'll be joining in this week.
The DT examples are absolutely wonderful.
Thanks for sharing
Jo xx

Loopylou. said...

Happy birthday!!!! oh and such a gorgeous sketch too, i had to get busy, definately going to use it again thank you for the fabby inspirations and oooh i found some yummy treasure too!!!
My inklinky number is 2!!
hugs Lou xxx

Oscar said...

Happy Birthday and thank you for choosing my card as one of the Cupcake Cuties!

Rhonda Miller said...

Happy Birthday!! I love the sketch. What a great job by the DT.

Laila said...

Happy 3rd birthday.. Then my card could be for all of you :O)
Great DT cards, and thanks for the Treasure hunt :O)
Hugs Laila

Unknown said...

Happy 3rd birthday Cupcake, thanks for a terrific sketch.

Cheryl First said...

I really love this week's sketch! Thanks for a fun challenge, and a very Happy Birthday to you! Great DT cards and prizes here!

Colien said...

What a great sketch on your birthday! Congrats and thanks for this lovely challenge.

Helen said...

Happy 3rd Birthday Cupcakes! :0)
Have just completed the treasure hunt...thanks for the inspiration along the way!
Helen x

Craftdee said...

Thanks for the "fabarooney" sketch! great DT inspiration and for the chance at winning such fabulous prizes!! Dee

Randi WS said...

Happy birthday!! :)
This hop was so much fun - and I found the treasures!! LoL
I really want to win, but it seems like I'm having some trouble linking up the pictures in my sidebar :(
I'm linking in my post for the sketch challenge, I hope that makes me able to win the prizes...

Lots of love,
#64 Randi WS

Niili said...

Happy Birthday Cup Cake! I wish you many smiles and harmony, and you are such a constant source of inspiration!

Kt_Dragonfly said...

Happy 3rd Burpday! xxx

Arline said...

Wow you are so generous! What a fab lot of prizes to win...thanks for the chance! Finally got my card done so will go treasure hunting in a min...thanks for a fab challenge and happy birthday!xx

Arline said...

Just finished the treasure hunt...phew! Thanks for the opportunity to win!xx


Just so you know! I'm so excited to get to wear your badge! I'm so honored thanks everyone!
Tammy Louise

Theresa's Studio said...

Off to search for Treasure. Just added my entry. Happy Birthday! Great challenge and inspiration from the DT.

OlgaB said...

Happy Birthday! Wishing you all a lot of inspiration to keep on being an inspiration to us!

laislee said...

Happy birthday!
Thanks for the nice sketch!
DT card are beautiful!

ribenaruby said...

Happy 3rd to the whole team, what a big milestone, hope there's more to come! Ruby x