70th Birthday Red Velvet Cupcakes

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These gorgeous cupcakes were made from the new lite cartridges. I used the Cupcake Wrappers cartridge in the leaf3 pattern at 2". I also cut the black scallop 70 part of the topper out of same cartridge. The Storybook cartridge was the font I chose for the 70 I cut on the topper. I was able to do that using the Design Studio software. I cut the black circle out of the George and Basic Shapes to give more contrast between the picture of my Aunt in her younger years when she was a model and the green card stock. I cut the larger green part of the topper out of the EK success punch. I then just simply ran the pieces through my Xyron sticker maker and assembled them together to make custom cupcakes. Yummy Red Velvet Cupcakes!!!

17 comments:

Trish D July 4, 2010 at 7:50 AM  

Very nice and yummy looking, Hope your Aunt has a great day with these!

Anonymous July 4, 2010 at 7:55 AM  

turned out great, I bet she loved them. Nice touch adding her photo

MichelleMyBelle

inge Bekaert July 4, 2010 at 8:21 AM  

Hello Christie,

normally I don't mind that I don't have a cricut machine. It's quite expensive and as I'm not a scrapbooker I don't really would use it that much, BUT.... making these beautiful cupcakes with it !!!! that's a temptation :)

You also have a beautiful standard to put the cakes in or is this in fact a candle stand ?
greetings from belgium
Inge

Bea July 4, 2010 at 8:37 AM  

Hi Christie! I LOVE YOUR BLOG!

How do you know the correct size to cut the cupcake wrappers? Not all cupcakes are the same size and I wondered how I can determine the cut size. Trial and error? Thanks for sharing with us!

MsJay July 4, 2010 at 11:00 AM  

I love them. They came out so nice. I really need to get this cartridge. Thanks for sharing.

Tracy C July 4, 2010 at 11:03 AM  

Beautiful! Love all your creations!

Vidette July 4, 2010 at 11:46 AM  

Fantastic job.

Anonymous July 4, 2010 at 12:40 PM  

I love these! They came out great. Question? Is there a set size to cut for the cupcake wrappers or is it hit and miss? quiltfrog@roadrunner.com

Anonymous July 4, 2010 at 3:13 PM  

Wow--very elegant! Great job!

pjoeandlylie July 4, 2010 at 3:53 PM  

These are amazing!!! I am going to be doing something similar with the picks for my son's 7 birthday party. Thanks for more inspiration!!!

Faye July 4, 2010 at 9:30 PM  

Thse are wonderful. What a great idea. Makes me want to throw a party!

JenE July 5, 2010 at 6:38 AM  

Wow, great job!!! I've never seen this cart actually used for cupcakes! Makes a wonderful display. Tempting for me since I makes lots of cupcakes :)

Jill July 5, 2010 at 10:47 AM  

Those cupcakes turned out great! I love the way you put her picture on some of them. Thank you so much for sharing.

Jill...:-)

Kay July 5, 2010 at 2:44 PM  

Those are too cute - thanks for sharing with us!!

Christie Hund July 7, 2010 at 6:48 AM  

I cut these at 2" I think it may be a bit of trial and error with sizes of others. It was the height that it took into concideration, not the width. Yes, that is a cupcake stand. It was bought at Michaels. :)

Anonymous July 8, 2010 at 6:40 PM  

I absolutely love the way you put together the cupcakes. What a nice thing to do for your beautiful Aunt:)
Aline

jcraig78@aol.com July 11, 2010 at 9:23 AM  

I am so glad these were such a hit. They look amazing! LOL Your best friend!!!

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