My name, Karin, was pretty common when I was growing up...just not the spelling. Unless you are of German heritage like I am. So, I have spent my entire life answering the question, "What is your name"?... With, "Karin...with an "i"! Who knew it would come in handy all these years later when I went to name my blog.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Favor Cake and a Card

Hi Everyone,

Here are my party favors that I promised to show off.  You can see the party details in yesterday's post. It was a great day filled with laughter, and family and friends. I love a good party!

The favor cake I made for the party was filled with silver Hershey Kisses. Sorry for the not great photo, but I was in a rush when I realized I never took a pic.

Here is a side shot of the individual slice...

Unfortunately my cake stand would only hold 20, so I had to round out the favors by making bags with toppers due to space constraints.

I sent the top of the slice through my Cuttlebug and embossed it with swirls. The ribbon was a pretty silver like grey and the flowers were from the craft store.

While I was in the middle of making these, Lindsay came out with a SVG Printable Cake Box Favors set herself.  Now you can make one too!  Gotta love Lindsay's Stamp Stuff!

Also, the week before the party, my cousin had tickets to the Cleveland Orchestra that he couldn't use, so he gifted them to us.  (I love thoughtful family and friends, don't you?)  Well, we had a wonderful time sitting in amazing seats and attending a dessert reception afterward, so I had to send a special thank you note.  I used a coffee image freebie from a long time ago, that was offered on Lindsay's personal blog The Frugal Crafter to make my card. 

This freebie coordinates with the set Coffee Talk too.  Check it out:

Thanks for stopping by and be sure to check out everything at Lindsay's Stamp Stuff at MyGrafico!

Thanks for the visit today.

 Challenges for the Card:
Paper Playtime-Anything Goes
Stamps R Us-Anything Goes
Designed to Delight: Anything Goes
Digis with Attitude-Anything Goes
Poodles Parlour-Anything Goes

Details not listed above:
Paper: The Paper Company, Ribbon: Dollar Tree, Flowers: Darice
Paper: My Minds Eye, The Paper Company, Stamps: PTI, Markers: Copic, Punch: Stampin' Up!, Ribbon, Lace & Gems from my supplies.


bearkis said...

Изискано и много стилно!!!Непременно ще опитам този кейк!Поздрави за красотата!

Donna said...

Karin, I've seen cakes done like this before, but never anything so elegant and eye-catching! Absolutely amazing! Your little fingies have been BUSY BUSY BUSY!!!!! Thanks for sharing more about your SIL's special day.

Anonymous said...

Wow Karin, your cake is beautiful! So elegant. Your card is adorable too, love the colors and the quote is so sweet.

Have a great day!

Micki said...

WOW Karin.... absolutely speechless that wedding cake is absolutely gorgeous. I love the white on white! Stunning.

Your card is wonderful.... love the colors and that is a fun fun set. Speaking of coffee, better go get me some more to get going :-).

1CardCreator said...

Wow Karin that cake favor rocks! I love all the beautiful embossing, ribbons and embellishments you added. I bet everyone loved it! Cute thank you card too.

Margie said...

Gorgeous!! What a lot of work that must have been! But it is beautiful!!

Monica said...

So elegant and stunning - almost divine! Such hard work! What a good soul you are.

Thanks for sharing those wondervul pics - dunno whether I commented on them but I wanted to ... got taken away by my little one as it was her bed time.
It almost felt like attending the celebration - so nice to see everyone happy. You look wonderful!

Lindsey said...

Gorgeous, Karin! Perfect thank you card, too.

Barbara said...

I too am in awe of this beautiful "cake." This is such a wonderful idea and how gorgeous it is!. Love the special thank you card also. I have seen svg files advertised. Do you have a moment to tell me what these are. If I purchased a cricuit could I use them on this machine? Thanks Barbara
Blog: www.u-inspire-me.blogspot.com

Amanda R said...

I am really behind in commenting so I haven't seen yesterdays post yet but this is stunning! It just looks so elegant, I hope everyone was suitably impressed!

pinky said...

Oh wow Karin what a great job you made of those cake boxes, it makes a glorious display and a gorgeous gift for your party people to take home.

Jacq said...

Hi Karin.
WOW those cake boxes are Fabulous!!!! Absolutely Gorgeous card!!! Love the image you've used, mmm coffee LOL, love the dp's, the colour scheme is just perfect. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured so beautifully. Thanks for joining us at The Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxxxx

Sharon said...

Love your card!!! The sentiment is just perfect with the stamp image!! Love the wedding cake favor boxes also! Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!! :)

Crafty_Fairie said...

Wow thanks for joining us at the poodles parlour this week great inspiration.


Shannon White said...

This is soo darned Cute! Love your fun images and great dp's too! Your sentiment is just Perfect! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stamps R Us! 8-)

NanaConnie said...

WOW! Gorgeous favor cake! There's nothing else to say. :-) OK, the card is great, too.

Deanna said...

What a cute card. I love the sentiment. The wedding cake boxes are beautiful. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime.

Mrs. Fence said...

Wow! Stunning cake and love the cute thank you card. Beautiful work, Karin!

Sue said...

WOW! You came up with the PERFECT favor! They look so classy too!

Cheryl said...

Wow - these favors are GORGEOUS! Beautiful job my friend!

The coffee themed card is just adorable too.

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