Friday, 22 July 2011

A prototype

Good afternoon, peeps!

Well it's Friday again and blogging seems to be developing into a Friday habit recently. I do try to blog more frequently but I often don't have anything new I can show to you because the Clarity work is secret until after it's aired on Create and Craft TV.

Anyhoo, who'd like a tasty cupcake to have with their cup of tea? Me please, me please!! The good thing about this one is that it's totally calorie free - the only snag is that it probably doesn't taste too good the main ingredients being polystyrene, ribbon, cardboard and glue! I hope it looks better than it would taste!



You've probably seen a few of these around Blogland and I've been wanting to make one for some time. They're designed to hold one of those gift cards that looks like a plastic credit card so you lift up the chocolate flake and there it is, attached by means of a paper clip that's glued into the folds of the cardboard chocolate flake. I bought some instructions at the last show at Harrogate and they were from The Hobby House. There's also a video on You Tube here, which is very good.



As my heading says, this is my prototype and I'm certainly glad I had a trial run because I leaned a lot from it and the next one will definitely be better and it will also have a box to live in. I think that will make it a much nicer or perhaps a more complete gift.

Well my cup of tea is now finished - without a tasty, sugar topped cupcake (makes sad face!) but I guess it's better for my figure.

Enjoy your weekend be it with or without cupcakes!

Hugs


4 comments:

  1. Wowww this is absolutely stunning Diane!!
    Great work!
    Hugs Kristel

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  2. Oh my goodness Diane this is incredible!
    Such a beautiful creation! Looks good enough to eat!
    hugs
    kim x

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  3. It may be a prototype but it is fabulous. You've made an excellent job of that. Next time use edible ingredients and I'll come for tea, lol, x

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  4. I never eat cup cakes - too sickly for me and I am not into stamped images of them or anything to do with them ..... but THIS! It is amazing, fantastic, unbelievable. Gosh Diane, you are so talented!

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