Monday, March 2, 2009

Creative Cuts and More blog hop...


Welcome to the first ever Creative Cuts and More blog hop. For those of you who just hopped on over from Lindsay's blog thanks for coming over. Lindsay and all of the CC&M design team are such inspiring woman and do an amazing job! If this is your first stop in the blog hop then make sure you go to where all the fun begins...Diecut Diva the blog of the Creative Cuts and More design team!!





For my first project I made a cheery, summery, red and white polka dot two tier wedding cake. You can purchase the cake boxes individually or enough to make one tier. You can also purchase the two tiers, like mine here as the "cake box set". The colors I chose are from Curious Metallics "Ice Gold" (white) and Stardream Shimmer Metallics "Jupiter" (red). This picture does not do the cardstock justice, it is shimmery and creamy, simply gorgeous! I used the "Polka Dots" stamp set from Paper Trey Ink inked up with Versa Mark and embossed with White EP from Stampin' UP! The boxes are put together with "Killer Red Tacky Tape". Creative Cuts and More carries Killer Red tacky tape in three sizes and boy do they sell it at a great price! To finish this cake off I added some satin lined organdy wire ribbon and some silk flowers I found a Michaels. Really super easy and what a great center piece. Another idea is make a one tier birthday cake and fill each box with party favors!


My next trio of projects I made the bride, groom and chair favor boxes from Creative Cuts and More. The brides dress is in Curious Metallics "Ice Gold". I used some double sided tape flourishes from Doodle Bug then added Dazzling Di
amonds from Stampin' UP! The tuxedo box is cut from Stardream Shimmer Metallics "Onyx" cardstock, which does come with a bow tie. I chose to make a tie out of ribbon to match the brides sash. The chair box is cut from Curious Metallics "Gold Leaf" cardstock. I tried using some wide ribbon to make the chair look like it had a skirt, like they do at wedding receptions. All three boxes are super easy to put together. There is no need for tape, which makes assembly super easy!

Now for my blog candy!! You have until this Thursday, March 5, 2009 ending at 11:59 PM MST to leave a comment here on this post. One random lucky person will win a cake box set from of course, Creative Cuts and More. That is 24 boxes in your choice of cardstock! FAB-U-Lous!!!! Don't forget to leave a comment (International viewers are welcome to join) for each of the stops in our blog hop starting at Diecut Diva for your chance at all of the different blog candy prizes. Friday, March 6th we will announce the winners.

**Now hop back on over to Diecut Diva and leave a comment saying which diecut you like best for another chance to win some blog candy!!

Thanks for hopping bye!
~Pam

39 comments:

Lindsay Weirich said...

very pretty Pam!

Smullis said...

The 'cake' is just a great idea. You could actually use that idea for any event. Thanks for sharing!

Stampin' Meg said...

Gorgeous job on your cake- I just made something similar last week ( pic on myu blog) but yours is soooo much nicer!

Jan Butler said...

Where was this when I had weddings-yes TWO, that's 2-last year! But the ideas are great and useful for many more occasions.
Hi from Colo. Spgs.

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

Love that cake! Fabulous creations!

Kathryn Oldfield said...

The cake makes a "sweet" center piece. I like that you alternated papers. This would have been perfect for my friends Valentine's wedding we just did. I loved the ribbon tie for the tux. It looks like the old-fashioned ascots like my husband used. Thanks for doing the blog. It was fun and inspiring seeing everyone's so very different take on the same products.

Deb Oberg said...

That cake looks pretty enough to serve at any shower! Beautiful centerpiece. I'll remember how you did this. It is just gorgeous. Great job. (isn't that Ice Gold paper just lucious?? It's one of my favorites!!)
Debbie Oberg

Dawn said...

Such great ideas Pam, as always!! I love the trio of boxes, the chair is adorable with the ribbon around it!

Barefootstamper said...

Pam, these are GORGEOUS!!!!! I emailed your entire post to my niece, who is planning her wedding. Thanks so much for sharing!

Kristie said...

Wow...these are just amazing! I love the bride & groom outfits...and that cake is to die for...it looks almost good enough to eat :)

dk.denton said...

Your cake boxes reminded me of strawberry shortcake. I'm getting hungry just looking at them. I love the tie on the groom's box. So much cuter than a bowtie.

KanataNewf said...

Can I say I love EVERYTHING! Beautiful.

Eva said...

WOW, that cake looks so delicious and wow on the dress and tuxedo....

Bonnie S said...

That cake looks absolutely deliscious! And your wedding trio are great too.
Thanks,
Bonnie S
stampin-ak at gci dot net

Scrap Jaci said...

Yummy cake. You did a wonderful job. Thanks for the chance to win.

CarolG said...

Very pretty. You did a great job. Thanks for the chance to win the blog candy.

Denise said...

This blog hop is very impressive with all the different designs. The cake boxes are fabulous. And your second project is my favorite. I love the set. especially the trim on the chair, so detailed. The dress boxes are just fab as well.

Jenniwren32 said...

Stunning projects Pam! That cake is AMAZING!!!

Heidi said...

I LOVE the cake box! I've never seen one done before. I especially liked the two colors you used. What a fun creative, useful, and decorative table idea for any party... TFS!

Regina said...

This cake box is one amazing creation! And the dress boxes are so cute!
Thanks for the chance at your candy!

many greetings from Germany - Regina

Lila H said...

WOWZA!!!!! love the cake - and your bride and groom set is - well..... just gorgeous!!!! very classy

Polo.Pony said...

Such a beautiful "pair" you made! They remind me of Valentines day with the red :)

Ginger said...

I just adore the cake, it's gorgeous!!

Sharon said...

wow those are so great you've got talent

AG said...

Beautiful work! You are so creative!

Boni said...

Pam the red really 'pops'. Love the color combo, but my absolute fav is your cake. Looks good enough to eat, yet too beautiful to destroy. What an awesome idea for wedding favors. Fill the little boxes with treats for your guests (could use for birthday, bridal shower, anniversary, all sorts of ideas are running amok in this head) anyway a great take away. Very impressive!

Melissa said...

The beautiful projects just keep coming! I love what you did with the chair box, and the cake is fabulous! sullymel13@yahoo.com

Stephanie Smith said...

Your cake, dress, tux and chair are amazing. The hop has been fun. Thanks for the chance to win.

paradise45 said...

Too cute, yet so elegant!!! I love the chair, what a great addition to the set.

Sharon said...

I love the way you kept everything with the red and white theme...

Kendra - The Craft Addict said...

Beautiful! I'm in a wedding coming up this year and that wedding cake box set would be fabulous to have. Thanks for the opportunity to win one :)

Dawn said...

Pam,
What great ideas. The double layer cake is amazing and I love the red accents on the bride and groom boxes.

Connie N. said...

The cake looks good enough to eat! Everything is wonderful! thanks for sharing

Mandiannie said...

The red in your projects makes them really catch the eye. Lovely in every way.

Anonymous said...

That cake is such a great idea for so many occasions!
Mitzi
mnic.1@excite.com

DJ said...

Love how you did the tux love the colors red is one of my favorite colors.

craftaddict said...

Love the cake box, yummy colours.
eileen

Doramiyi said...

Saw so much of the dress & tuxedo boxes that I totally forgot about the cake boxes till I got to your blog. Thanks for putting your spin on it.

Looks awesome, I would never be able to give away the favors if my finished project looked like yours. Thanks for sharing.

doramiyi
doramiyi@gmail.com
-CANADA-

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Awesome projects on your blog!