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Hero Arts Sky Stencil Pair Birthday Cupcake



How are you enjoying the new year?  It’s the beginning of a brand new year, do you have any particular cards you’d want to make first?  I do, birthday cards.  One could never have too many birthday cards on hand right?

I used the Hero Arts Sky Stencil Pair on my card today.  The Star stencil for the background, and the Cloud stencil for the frosting of my cupcake.


My process:

  • Place Star stencil over white CS and secure; press clear embossing ink all over.  Remove stencil and heat emboss with Gold Glitter EP.
  • Place Cloud stencil over white CS and secure; spread embossing paste over, lift stencil and sprinkle Diamond Glitter powder over embossing paste.  Shake off excess, let dry.  Furbish using bone folder.  Trim closely.
  • Die cut cake stand (from Hero Arts Stamp & Cut Birthday set) using Gold Foil paper.  Stamp and cut candle from same set.
  • Die cup cake (coffee cup sleeve from Hero Arts Coffee Cup Tag Frame Cut) using recycle coffee cup.
  • Stamp birthday day banner (from Happy Birthday Calendar) and trim banner with scissors.
  • Assemble and adhere all elements as shown, then onto yellow card base.



The Hero Arts Sky Stencil Pair is great for both background and focal point, don’t you think?  Get yours at the store today.  Use code Cindy15 to get 15% off any purchases $25 and more (shipping excluded) at check out.

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Hero Arts Sky Stencil Pair

Hero Arts Amy’s Shades of Green Ink Cubes

Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kit – MH1216

Hero Arts Coffee Cup Tag Frame Cuts

Hero Arts Stamp And Cut Birthday

Hero Arts Wooden Stamp – Happy Birthday Calendar

Memento Dye Ink – Tuxedo Black

Clear embossing powder


7 thoughts on “Hero Arts Sky Stencil Pair Birthday Cupcake

  1. Very festive birthday card Cindy and such a cute idea to use the cloud stencil to create frosting!

  2. Very creative and such a fun card!

  3. love that you used the cloud for the frosting–and those stars look fab!

  4. Super festive and beautiful card, Cindy!!

  5. Oooh, I am LOVING all the beautiful gold embossing on this card, Cindy! So clever to use your cloud die for the frosting, too…Love this card!

  6. So pretty!

  7. Love the gold accents on your card, and the fancy-looking cake. Never would have guessed it’s a recycled coffee cup! Thanks for the tutorial, too. 🙂 ~ Andrea

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