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Birthdays & Donuts...

Last week, Lindsay introduced her new Sweet Treats 2 digital stamp set. Just look at all this yumminess!

I have to admit, I think this set gave me a serious craving for donuts. I kind of felt like Homer Simpson because all I could think about was donuts. Finally, I convinced my husband to stop at Paielli's Bakery and pick some up. So, should I be ashamed that I ate two donuts when I am trying to lose weight or should I be happy that I showed some restraint and only ate two? Tough call.

Since I was so donut inspired, I decided to make this card.

Look at that chocolaty goodness. Oh boy, I feel another donut craving coming on. The donut is covered with crystal effects and it looks just like chocolate glaze in real life. I used some beads that I found in my old jewelry making supplies as sprinkles.

So do you think if I eat nothing but carrots and water all week, I can have another donut or two? Three? Geez, I need to stop looking at this card.

Thank you for looking! I hope I inspired you to get this delicious set from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff and make a yummy card to share with us (and go eat a donut).

Please stop by the rest of the DT blog's to see what the cooked up this week. Remember to stop by Lindsay's blog to pick up your weekly freebie. I would also like to welcome Tracy Viston to the team. Please give her a warm welcome and leave her some love on her blog.

Lindsay Weirich (Owner & Stamp Designer)
Cheryl Gorka (DT Coordinator)
Cindi Hooks
Diane Bove
Jennifer Bliss
Karin Martin
Leanne Garner
Lisa Jurecek
Margie Visnick
Melissa Craig
Micki Harper
Rebekah Doak
Rhonda Walker
Shannon Neparko
Tamara Bennett
Tracy Vinson

Challenges for this card:


  • Images: Sweet Treats 2 by Lindsay's Stamp Stuff on Mygrafico
  • Papers & CS - Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip, Georgia Pacific CS, October Afternoon Thrift Shop & Farm Fresh
  • Inks: None
  • Tools: MFT Large Scallop border die, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Big Shot, paper piercer
  • Embellishments: MFT Earth Girl button, CTMH natural twine, SU Crystal Effects, misc. beads, Zig Writter Chocolate marker, Prisma color & Copic markers
  • Techniques: Faux stitching, sentiment computer generated


Pat (mspfd) said…
Looks good enough to eat! Yummy creation!!
helloholley said…
love,love,love your card!!! Makes me want one too ;)
Leanne said…
Geesh now you got me wanting a donut!! I've been on a diet to and wow would I love to have one! I love the paper and your donut looks yummy!!
1CardCreator said…
What a great card! I love the Crystal effects and sprinkles and the sentiment is wonderful! Clearly inventive! Thanks for sharing, ~Diane
Cindi said…
what a fun card! that donut looks good enough to eat! fab coloring
Primitive Paper said…
OMGoodness...I have not wanted a donut in ages and my chops are watering! Love, Love, LOVE your sketch and color pallette you have chosen.
Scrap It Girl said…
super cute & yummy.. I always love the insides of your cards! Have a great day!
Margie said…
So yummy-love the sentiment, too!
Dawn said…
Now I have to admit that is a yummy set.Thanks for the push and wanting some donuts. I guess I would say I am proud you only at two. I would keep eating till they were gone!
Great job with all the details.
Tammy said…
This is awesome! I love that you added crystal effects and beads... It looks so yummy! Fantastic card!Thanks for joining us this week at OWH!
Yum! Your card looks delectable! Love the!
Andrea said…
A wonderful card - like the color and the details.
Thanks for joining stamp with fun.
Micki said…
oh yummy, that donut looks sooooo good. The whole card is awesome. Love the treatment you did on the donut. Seriously, I just want to reach out and grab it.

Tamara Bennett said…
Great card! I love that sentiment!
How cute, great sentiment!
Karin said…
Just so yummy looking! It totally does look real and your layout with the cute checked paper is great! I love donuts too :)
Kimberly S said…
Oh, what a delicious card! Your doughnut looks simply yummy, and I love the sentiment! :)
Caro said…
OMG, my favorite tasty treat... I need that stamp! Love love the cards! delectable
Karen B. said…
Too cute and funny, great choice of papers!
dstandard said…
What a yummy card! Thanks for playing at The Sweet Stop
Melissa Craig said…
Totally yummy card! I love that sentiment, too. Great job Cheryl.
ljurecek said…
Oh, that donut does look tempting! Good thing the bakery is all the way in town and I don't feel like putting on makeup! Your card turned out so cute, Cheryl!
alicaz said…
yummy! your donut looks good enough to eat! Love the sprinkles on the top!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes!
Dianna said…
I'm running out and getting a donut in the morning! {{wink}] This is an adorable card! Thanks for coming to the party at PTT this week!
Yolanda said…
The bead "sprinkles" are great.
Jan Hunnicutt said…
What a great card, that donut does look good enough to eat! Thanks for playing along with us OWH this week!
Annika said…
Yum-yum! Both donut and the card! Lovin those stamps!
Hugs Annika
JustYolie said…
LOL Love the sentiment! Happy 4th of July!
I think stopping at two is monumental! I've eaten sooooo many peanut butter m&m's this week - I'm ashamed of myself!!!

I love this!! that sentiment is awesome too along with the sprinkles!
You've been hard at work!!!
Nancy said…
A great card!! Love the homer pic!! Thanks for showing up for the party at PTT this week!!
Mervi said…
Nam great card!
Thanks for joining in
my birthday challenge at Rosie D's,
good luck ;-))Mervi
Kristie said…
Ha, ha, ha at the Homer pic! This is a fabulous card, it's yummalicious looking - your coloring is wonderful! Thanks for playing along with my Party Time Tuesdays challenge!
Anna said…
How fun is this?! Love the photo of Homer on there too! Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays! You made a fun card!
Marcea said…
Yum yum, this looks delicious!!!! Wonderful card sweetie, think you deserve just one more .... lol. Thankyou so much for joining us this week on Simon Say Stamp challenge blog
Kathy said…
Wow, this looks delicious! Great and funny sentiment paired with it, too. Good job stopping at two!
Tracy said…
Fab entry, thanks for joining Rosie-D’s challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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