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Friday, December 5, 2008

Sweet Treats!


Doesn't this little fella look good enough to eat? I made this wee gift bag for The Cats Pajama's Tuesday Challenge.


This pretty Gingerbread Picture was the inspiration for this weeks Challenge. Focusing on the Gingerbread and the icing, I came up with this little creation. I have SO many die cuts and rarely pull them out of their cases. I also LOVE liquid Applique and saw this as a perfect opportunity to use a dab or two on my project.

I sponged the Gingerbread die cut with Creamy Caramel Ink to give it some dimension and then I chalked in the rosy cheeks with some Pink Passion Stamping pastel, adding a dot of white gel pen for highlights.

Using the Gingerbread House and candy image and sentiment from Candyland Christmas, I made some embellishments for the little guy! I coloured the house with Copics and added a little Chunky Glitter to the roof for effect! I iced the little man with liquid applique, as well as added more to the chocolate fondant border! A Sweet Treat indeed!

Hop on over to the Cat's Pajama's site to play the Tuesday Challenges, they're a blast!

9 comments:

  1. Love that gingerbread man,so sweet. Cookies look so yummy.

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  2. This is too stinkin' cute, Vicki!! LOVE how you have embellished that gingerbread man and that little house in his hand - OMG - TOO adorable!!

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  3. This is so cute!! Its perfect for sharing holiday cookies!

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  4. What an adorable bag and design Vicki! I have that die and its one of my favorites. I LOVE the fun polka dots and yummy design!

    Have a wonderful weekend,
    Jennifer :)

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  5. You are so right! He does look so realy and so 'sweet' cute!

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  6. oh my word girl....At first I look at this and went..OMG SHE MADE COOKIE TO MATCH..BWAAAHAAAAA love the little stamp you used...heehee PERFECT as always!!!

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  7. So clever! I like how you used TCP stamps to embellish your gingerbread man. I like your use of the liquid applique. (I guess it is good for something! Mine sits in a drawer, forgotten.)

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  8. This is just wonderful. What a great idea.

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  9. Wow, your gingerbread man looks like the real thing! Love the sponging and the "icing"! Fabulously inspired!

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*****Vicki*****