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Friday, October 19, 2012

31 Days of Halloween - Day 20 - Halloween Cupcake Stand


It's already the 20th of Smeared and Smudged Forum's 31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop! Yea!  It's going by so fast!  I love all the wonderful projects that I'm seeing on my daily hops!  Take a bow, Wicked Bloggers!

Below are all the fabulous bloggers:

I am in love with my die cutting machine. It's a simple hand crank model, but I can cut tons of stuff with it! I won the Sizzix Cupcake Stand die when they had a big release bash for Eileen Hull's new designs! Sweet! I LOVE it!
Materials:
 Sizzix Cupcake Stand Die
A Halloween themed tissue box
Heavy card stock for the base
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
Aleene''s Tacky Double Stick Sheets
The Cupcake Die has 4 pieces, but you only need 2 of the shapes.
You will need 1 cut of top and 4 of the base.
I used a side panel from a Halloween tissue box.
I had a really lovely black satin finish card stock with shiny black polka dots for the base.
I used Aleene's Tacky Double Stick Sheets to stick the two pairs of base pieces together before sliding them together.
Once together, I added glue to the seems for extra strength.
Glue the top of the base to the back side of the top.
I added glitter glue to the edges of the top and base.
I didn't have a cupcake handy, so I set the tiny table with Tootsie Roll cheeseburgers and fries.

24 comments:

  1. What a fantastic die. I have never seen that one but how fun that would be to have the table adorned with them. Nice work. Thank you for sharing.

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    1. Thank you, Pam! All of Eileen's dies are awesome!

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  2. your work is so wonderful..i love it always so inspirational
    susan s.

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  3. Very neat die and I adore your cheeseburger and fries!! Love 'em!!

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  4. Cute mini-table! I will have to go back and read about the tootsie-roll burger and fries later :) I'm thinking I can make mini-tables for my haunted doll house of the future :) You are so clever and such an inspiration!

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    1. Thank you so much, Dear Lady! I bet you could adapt the pattern to make them smaller. I can't wait to see!

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  5. Great cupcake stand love iot. Could have done with one of them yesterday.
    Hugs xxx

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    1. Thanks, Jane! You mean you had cupcakes and didn't share? =0)

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  6. Wicked cupcake stand! Man, all these cupcakes is making me crave big time LOL! Being housebound recovering from major surgery sucks otherwise I'd go and get one...oh husband... ;0)

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    1. Sending you delicious, healing cupcake thoughts!

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  7. I LOVE it!! I love my die cut machine :) So I feel ya.. Ive never seen that die used before.. Its awesome!!

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  8. This is just awesome!
    Great image and colors.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  9. oh my gosh this is so cute! Love those little fries and burgers.
    Peace,
    Kristy

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    1. Thank you,Kristy! Tootsie Roll sculptures are a favorite with my kidlets!

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  10. Adorable die and your cheesburger and fries are making me hungry. xxD

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  11. A complete party or family activity kit including cupcake and frosting mixes and decorations.

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