Sunday, 20 May 2012

4 You & Whoopie Cakes

I have been experimenting making Whoopie Cakes this afternoon (yes they are legal) in between making cards.  Mum and I saw an article in The West Australian newspaper last week about Whoopie Pies or Cakes.  We were intrigued so I Googled to find out what they were as I had never heard of them before.  As a result of this we ventured off to the Kitchen Witch yesterday at Edgewater and purchased our Whoopie Pans and also found a great recipe book.  For my first attempt I made Chocolate Gluten Free Whoopies (Mum and I have had a great laugh over the name of them), they look like the picture in the book so I think this is a great start..  I am just waiting for them to cool completely before I put the filling in, make a cup of coffee and sample the wares.

The card for this post is for the challenge at Freshly Made Sketches, based on the following sketch:


We are supposed to keep out card fresh and clean lined for the challenge but my card ended up a bit antiquified (not sure if that is a word) for the challenge but I thought I would still enter it as I was quite pleased with the finished card.

The inspiration for the colouring of the Elements of Style stamp I cased  from the very talented Sandy McIver.  I made the flower using the Victoria Crochet Trim and an Antique Brad as the centre.

5 comments:

  1. This is so lovely! Your coloring is simply fantastic and I love the lace rosette. So glad you joined us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. This is very pretty! That lace flower is too, too lovely. Wonderful colouring and great card!!

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  3. What a beautiful creation Carolyn ... I love what you did with the trio of panels - your colouring is lovely and the mix of heat and dry embossing is great!
    Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

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  4. Very pretty! I'm glad I wasn't the only one who went landscape in their interpretation of this sketch :)

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  5. Wow! Love the techniques you used for the panels and the coloring. The flower is beautiful, too. Very stunning card. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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