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Tuesday, January 06, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Likes Maracoons!


Hi, I am back today with a tutorial for the STAMPlorations Sugar Rush set. I really like those delicious looking macaroons...



I started by embossing the macaroons on white card stock using Versamark ink.



I colored them with Copics and I also stamped the top macaroon again on a little piece of scrap paper (no photo)



I chose patterned paper from my enormously big supplies (although I almost never use it...) and fussy cut and trimmed the side of the card stock along the macaroons.



I also added distress Stickles to the macaroons (you can see it better on the photo above on the right). I did not want any glitter here; the distress Stickles are much more subtle. I added the extra macaroon on foam tape and a chocolate colored string with tiny gold beads. Hmmm, still looks a bit bland.....and what do you do then? Well, I always add something - glitter, sequins or splatters...


I settled for splatters, so I had to remove the extra macaroon and made a mask for the others - did not want any splatters on them...



Now I am happy! Hope you liked this and have a great day!


Stamps Cornelia used in today's project:



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23 comments:

  1. Eine Karte mit Macarons ;))) ich liebe diese klitzekleinen Kalorienbomben und deine Karte ist wunderbar und kalorienlos!!!!
    Ganz liebe Grüsse Elisabeth

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  2. Oh my, Cornelia, your card is pure, yummy, delicious fun! I must have been channeling you, because I tried out my macarons just yesterday, and practiced colouring with my new Chameleon pens. Your card is far more glamourous than mine, of course! Such a fun set Sugar Rush is - and the craving for sweets that ensues is fun, too *grin*
    Hugs~c

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  3. This is fab and those splatters finish it off perfectly.

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  4. Waiting for this set to drop into the mailbox. Love the bright coloured macaroons against the black and white. Hugz

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  5. Cornella. this is so cute. I love the black strip with the writing and the stack of macaroons. Tell me how you make your splatters.

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  6. I love this fun card, Cornelia! The splatters are just the right embellishment and I like the distress Stickles, too.

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  7. Fabulous design! Love your macaroons!

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  8. What a great card! Love everything about it but now I feel like having another cookie! (Don't have any macaroons)

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  9. Delicious card Cornelia! the macaroons look amazing!

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  10. I love the dimension of macaroons over the scripted PP, and adding stickles give them life and love those perfect amount of splatters, really yummy creation!!!

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  11. Love those yummy macaroons! The Stickles look like sugar on them and the splatters were the perfect finishing touch on this.

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  12. Boah das sieht ja zum anbeißen aus *lol
    eine tolle Karte und wieder so farbenfroh
    LG hellerlittle

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  13. Good enough to eat! The stickles are inspirational.

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  14. I got this set specifically for the macarons. I love what you did with them--as a border and the stickles.

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  15. Love those cute macaroons.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  16. Cute, yummy, delightful, very well done, sparkly, and just plain beautifully colored - these are all words or phrases that describe this awesome card!!! Love it and think it is amazing!!!

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  17. What a great idea! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  18. I love the use of patterned paper on the side ( as I have some and never use it), and the macaroons look yummy. Card is great and I love it.

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  19. Yes, the splatters were the perfect addition. Love the colors in the card and that you left the background subtle with just brown and white. Great card!

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  20. This is a really eyecatching card Cornelia, I love it

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