Tuesday, February 8, 2011

{lovin' from the oven - The Paper Variety!}

This week's challenge at The Paper Variety is to make a paper project using cupcakes as your inspiration. One cupcake or a bunch of cupcakes. Little cupcakes or big cupcakes. Chocolate or vanilla...it's all good! :)


On a recent snowy day, I cleaned out some kitchen cupboards and found this old cupcake tin. Thinking of this challenge, I knew I wanted to alter it. When the weather cleared, I made a trip to Hobby Lobby and bought some cream spray paint. Four coats later, and my old cupcake tin was lookin' shiny and new. I then used my most favorite embellies to make it into a piece of wall art - heidi swapp chip hearts and some jillibean soup buttons, tied w/DMC. Love!! The little 7Gypsies chip pieces were made into magnets using a For the Luv of Art stamp, Unity cupcake stamp, some Martha Stewart gold micro beads, machine stitching and a button tied w/DMC. To finish, I looped some Strano ribbon through the top of the tin.

I really love how this project turned out. I have it hanging above my kitchen sink and it looks so cute! My man/son Thomas asked me when I got home from work the other day..."hey, mom...how 'bout some lovin' from the oven?" He cracks me up!!! :)

Check it out!!!

Another fabulous prize from The Paper Variety! I don't know how Suzanne and Abby do it...but they offer up the most awesome prizes every single week! If you're not playing....you're not paying attention. LOL!! ;) This week's prize is from The Treasure Box Club.

~a couple of cupcake tin close-ups~


In this next photo, you can see that I used small round magnets. I adhered them to the chip pieces w/Fabri-Tac by BEACON. Great stuff!!! :)

I hope you'll get a chance to play with us this week at The Paper Variety!! Link up before noon, next Tuesday, February 15, for a chance to win that fab prize from The Treasure Box Club!


Thanks for coming by my blog & have a great day!!
hugs, patti

7 comments:

Rbarakat said...

That's so cute Patti! I love that your son asked for some lovin from the oven - how fun is that!

wendipooh13 said...

oh my gosh that is sooo clever and fun!!!! what a cute festive decor item for the house!!! love it:)

Valerie said...

This is so clever and cute! I love how you altered this tin - I think to need recycle some of my aging cupcake tins!

Suzy said...

cool project Patti !!!

Katie said...

Ohhhhhh, ahhhhh, ohhhhh....
Love this!

Kristen said...

Patti! That is super super cute! I am going to try this out.

mustangkayla said...

How fun!