You're Invited...

to a Woodland Party!  And to the Release Review for Clear and Simple Stamps!  With this bimonthly release, we had SO many fun new sets!  We are having a blog hop today to continue sharing all that is available for the January/February Release!  There is a party going on today, so I hope you will stay around and hop with us!

  I have created a set of invites and some matching cupcake toppers using a couple of the new Critter sets.  Here is my party project...

I have some pictures to share to show you just how easy these invites are to make!  You need a few supplies first:

Kraft Cardstock

If you want to make the cupcakes and Critter decorations, you need these supplies:

For the invitations I took 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" pieces of kraft cardstock.  I stamped You're Invited on the top of each card first, making these in assembly line style.  Next, I laid out DATE, TIME, PLACE, and RSVP so I could see right where they needed to go...

I took a clear block and put it right down on top of the stamps, so each time they would stamp the same...

Here is a picture of my assembly line.  I put each stamp on a different block, laid everything out to keep it going.  

A quick tip for making the lines, I used a line stamp from Tweet Notes I.  I added a sticky note to the side of the cardstock to mask off and make a clean edge.  This made the stamping super easy and fast.  Much easier than drawing lines with a ruler!

Here is a picture of my 6 invites after I stamped the little critter up in the corner.  I colored them in with Prismas and OMS.  (And I just realized I didn't get a picture of that!)

Here are those cupcake toppers.  My disclaimer here....by no means am I a Copic artist.  I have come to the realization that I don't have to make everything look perfectly blended.  A good solid color on the image never hurts!  :)  Although I did try tome on the fox and the owl...that is why they are in the back!  hehe!
(and yes I did make my own cupcakes and frosting!  YUM!)

Here is another picture of the completed invite...

And the set...

I hope you like my little party!  Now I am pretty sure the other DT girls are going to have some fabulous creations today!  I can't wait to see them! 

 Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!


  1. woodland awesomeness!! those cupcake toppers are awesome, Laurie!!

  2. Adorable invites and love the cupcake toppers.I have bought this set and yet to ink them. Thanks for the inspiration, Laurie. You work is always A+ :)

  3. So so cute Laurie! What a fun idea!

  4. Love the little how to. Love, love the critter cupcakes. Great photo!!!!

  5. Laurie, I could soo use a cupcake right now! These are just adorable and shows how versatile these sets and dies are! I love them and I'm sure after I use yours next weekend, I will be placing an order!

  6. Love the awesome toppers. It can make a big smile on face. TFS. :-)

  7. Yum!! What a sweet party. These cupcakes are making me hungry though. LOL

  8. Super cute woodland party pack! ;o)

  9. Awww, how sweet!! I see some critter making in the weekend plans!! :) By the way, since I'm driving, are you bringing cupcakes? :) Heehee!!

  10. Wow - all those little guys look like their gonna throw one heck of a party! ;) So adorable.

  11. Wow! These invitations are so utterly adorable, Laurie! Veryyy cute, cute, cute!!!

  12. Those cupcake toppers are awesome! Great idea!!! Love the invite as well and how you showed how to do the lines. I just used a ruler and pen, yours looks professionally done.


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