Thursday, April 3, 2014

Sunshine and Laughter and a Cake

Oops...looks like I have been missing in action again!

And this is why...


I am so disgusted with my photos :(
I can edit all I want, but the blurriness is driving me nuts!!

Waiting for the sun to pop out to get enough light is a big problem. 
When it does decide to show, I am busy with other stuff, not at home or the sun plays peek-a-boo every couple of minutes!

Have been pondering the thought of purchasing a light box kit and tripod in the hopes of rectifying most of the problem.
It's the cheaper way to go, I can't see forking out big bucks on a more expensive camera and lens for my simple enjoyment of Cindy's Paper Creation.

I have mailed out a couple of my cards without taking pics because I did not want to deal with my lack of photo taking issues. 


Now a creative funk is what I have done to myself (again) because of this unnecessary frustration.

I am going to reorganize my crafting supplies in the hopes of acquiring that creative passion as it once was. 
Wish me luck!

I repeatedly say to myself ...this too will pass!

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But in the meantime, I really wanted to show a card creation that I sorta scrap lifted the idea!

Earlier this month my sister, who lives miles away from me near Daytona Florida, had a birthday and of course I wanted to make her a special card.

She owns Wildflour Cakes
Her custom cake studio specializes in creating modern and elegant wedding cakes and special occasion cakes. She incorporates her own organic, free-range eggs into her recipes to guarantee a cake that tastes as amazing as it looks!

So when she posted this picture on Facebook of a cake she created,























I thought I would make her a card using the idea from her cake and by coincidence I had just purchased a package of miniature clothespins that was on sale at Michaels.



scrap or card lifting from cakes



Of course the photo does not do the card justice. 


I am hoping this will give you some creative inspiration.
You can create by scrap or card lifting from cakes!!  :-)



Happy Crafting!

TTFN 
aka The Rebel Blogger

3 comments:

  1. OMG! I didn't realize your card was inspired by my cake! Scrapbooking and cake making go hand-in-hand....

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  2. Your card is lovely Cindy, I love how you found inspiration from the cake, which is incredible as well! As for your photos--don't wait for the sun to peek out. As long as you take your photo during the daylight hours, there will be enough light. Purchase a piece of white poster board. Fold it in half. Prop it up in an L shape with one side up against a wall, the other side on the floor. Place it NEAR (not in ftront of) direct sunlight, or any natural light you have in your home. Take your photo!! Good luck!!

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    1. Thank you, MIssy for the advice, I appreciate it and will give it a try!

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