Cupcake Inspirations #403

CIC403It is Sunday, so that means it is time for a new challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations.  This week we have a theme challenge going on, and this week the theme is ‘Mythical’!  That doesn’t mean it has to be unicorns, but with a cupcake inspiration like that, who can’t resist, right?

This week we are sponsored by The Greeting Farm, who is generously providing a $25 gift certificate for oneTheGreetingFarm random participant this week!!!

While unicorns are not a requirement, I just couldn’t resist creating a card with one, so I pulled out a digital stamp from Bugaboo featuring a unicorn.  I colored in the unicorn with my copics and then set off coloring the background in with my colored pencils.  I wanted a rainbow effect and the colors to seamlessly transition from one color to another, so I spent way to long working my pencils to get this effect.  I then grabbed a paint brush and some gamsol and really went to work blending the colors and breaking down the wax.  I finished the card up by adding some sparkle to the clouds and matting the image with some star printed vellum.

EK Gorman CIC403

I can’t wait to see how you use this week’s theme and what Mythical designs you come up with!!


  1. Your time spent in creating the rainbow background was well invested because WOW! So pretty and absolutely perfect for your adorable unicorn! The wee lady bug is such a sweet touch! Charming in every way! Happy Easter!

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