Monday, December 12, 2011

Cupcake 172... Don't look at the Light!

Well Hello! Fancy seeing you here. Wanna Cupcake?! Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? Are you excited? Or are you just ignoring Christmas fever? Either way, I think you're gonna love the Challenge our Jane has chosen for us...

Thank you so much for sharing your GORGEOUS backing papers last week. Your projects were amazing. What an inspiring bunch you are. We had a lovely time visiting you all.

So, without further ado, this week:

... Don't look at the light ...

With the party season now at full throttle, this week it's all about the shiny stuff. If it sparkles, shines, gleams, glints and/ or glitters, we'd like to see it!

You have until 8pm, GMT on Sunday 18 December to place your entry for this Challenge. Have fun.


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

Here are the winners:

Challenge 171 Winner
chosen at random;
Daisy Chain
Daisy Chain

Congratulations Christine, you win a $20 Gift Voucher from last weeks fabulous sponsor, Simon Says Stamp. Could you please e-mail me by Sunday 18 December 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;

NG Cards
Sue U
Donna Bowman

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 have a little pre-Christmas treat for you! We have stash from not one, but two lovely sponsors, up for grabs. Get your stockings ready...

We're very happy to be joined again by:


Cupcake Cards and Crafts are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, their choice of a delicious Paper Collection from the store.

And for the very first time, we are delighted to welcome Krista from:

Saturated Canary


My name is Krista. I am the artist behind Saturated Canary Digis. I love creating, drawing, dreaming up new projects, and writing on my blogs.

I have two sweet little kiddos and have been married to my awesome hubby for ten years.

I'd love for you to stop over to my personal blog, Saturated Canary, and introduce yourself!!

Krista very kindly provided the Design Team with images to play with this week. Thank you so much for your generosity. :)

Saturated Canary are offering one lucky winner, chosen at random, two images of their choice.


And don't forget about our super monthly sponsor. We're really pleased to welcome back:

Polka Doodles

Polka Doodles are generously offering TWO lucky winners, chosen at random, the delicious Ohhhhhh.... Sooooo Pretty Sweet Mini CD Collection:

This stunning CD collection is just adorable, and as the title says, it's Pretty and it's Sweet and unashamedly girlified. Meet Amelia, Piper, Maddie and Bella, 4 gorgeous girl characters who are waiting for you to colour them in and bring them to life.

The CD contains over 200 printable pages:
12 different character images in both pre-coloured and black and white so you can colour them yourselves
14 backing paper designs in approx. 10 colour swatches per design, over 150 backing papers in total
5 sheets of co-ordinating sentiments.

I want it, I don't know about you!!


The Cupcakes have created some amazing projects to help get you in the mood!
Pop over to their personal Blogs if you'd like more details about their work, or if you just fancy leaving some well deserved, old fashioned luuuurve... ;)

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.


NCSue said...

I’ve included your site on a page I’ve put together devoted to hops, challenges, and memes for every day of the week! The link to that page is under my header.

NGCARDS said...

Thank you very much for picking me as one of your cupcake cuties! xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous Dt creations hugs pops x

Sue U said...

Wow, thank you for picking me as one of your Cupcake Cuties this week! Sue xx

Gail said...

What fabulous projects by the DT.Beautiful images from the sponsor.

Crafty Math Chick said...

Lovely samples from the DT. Thanks for the fun challenge.

Leah l'Orange said...

these are LOVELY! gorgeous stamps, fantastic project! i was definitely inspired!

Scrappin' Sista said...

Thanks for the wonderful challenge. The DT inspiration is the bomb!


Simone said...

Wow, I´m one of your Cupcake Cuties! Thank you so so much! I´m very proud of it!

Rachel said...

Fab challenge! I love a bit of sparkle!! Gorgeous DT cards too. Wedgie xxx

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Thanks for the fun challenge, love the glitter and glitz this time of year. Thanks for the inspiration. Hard time linking up...hope it worked.

Lisa Walsh @ said...

Absolutely gorgeous inspiration from the DT ladies. Thank you so much for sharing & for a wonderful challenge. I had lots of fun :)
Merry Christmas to everyone.

Benzi said...

Beautiful creations from the DT. Thanks so much!!!!

Tracey said...

Thanks for a challenge to include the sparkley stuff. I loved it! The DT examples are amazing!!