Saturday, May 21, 2011

A Passion For Stamps-CAS Birthday Wishes

ETA:Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe below.  Hi friends, it is the wonderful weekend....we have some fun things planned too....making strawberry freezer jam and the dance recital!  I will share more later about both later!  I have created this CAS card for several challenges, one I cannot remember where it is, if you know please let me know.  It is to use polka dots and stripes(the inspiration photo is shown).  I have used the sweetest cupcake digi, I adore the shape of this cute.  You can get yours here and be sure to check out the other digis that Ruth offers, cool stuff!  I have paper pieced part of it and added stickles for icing and pearl on top.  A super simple card from me today, I hope to bring you more creations this weekend so stay tuned....enjoy!
Clean & Simple-sketch/FTL141
Friday MashUP-girly/ribbon and pearls
If The Shoes Fits-CAS/FF80
?-polka dots and stripes
SCS IC-pink sequin headband/IC285
Stamps:  Digi Rose Cupcake(A Passion For Stamps)
Paper:  Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla(SU), and Stella Rose Designer Paper(My Mind's Eye)
Ink:  Early Espresso(SU)
Accessories:  Crinkled Ribbon, Pearl, Stickles, Janome, Button, Burlap String, SU Circle Punch, SU Square Punch, EK Success Border Punch, and 3D Foam Squares

I have had this recipe for over twenty years, it is so simple and so much fun....I hope you enjoy it!  This is so yummy with homemade bread.....hhhmmmmm.
Strawberry Freezer Jam
Mix in large bowl
     6 1/2 cups of sugar
     3 1/2 cups crushed strawberries

Mix in separate bowl
     3/4 cup of cold water
     to 1 box of sure jell....boil for 1 min or little longer

Add sure jell mixture to berry mixture, stir for 3 minutes.  Pour into containers, let stand for 24 hours and store in freezer.
May use any type of jar or container.

easy peasy......yummy!


  1. Love the Ribbon, Crinkled Ribbon is always so pretty.. The pearl on the cupcake is too cute! Thanks for playing along with us at the Friday Mashup!

    Sonds like you have a fun weekend ahead.. I'm curious about the Freezer Jam you are making. Never heard of that before.

  2. Thanks for posting the recipe this sounds yummy! I need to get out to a pick your own Strawberry place and get some berries to make it.

  3. Very pretty card. The cupcake is so cute adn love the colors.

  4. Hi Teresa, Lovely to see you again at the Friday Mashup with such a cute card! That crinkled ribbon adds a lot of dimension. Cheers, Kasey ~ in Oz

  5. Teresa, this is SO sweet! Love your embellishments - they add just the right touch! Thanks so much for playing with us at the Friday Mashup!!

  6. Teresa, the card is just gorgeous!!! I'll have to try that recipe too! Thanks so much! Ruth x

  7. Teresa, this card is so pretty! I adore that ribbon and the pearl on the cupcake is such a great touch! I always love to see the cards you come up with! Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

  8. I love the ribbon on that card. It is so detailed! :)

  9. Such a "yummy" creation! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup!

  10. So many pretty cards. You have such a gift. Love, love them.

  11. adorable card....yummy recipe...that is the one I use made me want to go get some berries!!

  12. Such a precious and yummy card! Love the details in how you *frosted* your cupcake!

    Thanks for playing along with the Friday Mashup!

  13. This is BEAUTIFUL! I loveeeeeee that cupcake and the ribbon! Thanks sooooooooooo much for visiting my blog... I appreciate it! :):):):):):):):):):):):)

  14. Oh, how adorable!! I'm your newest follower!


  15. beautiful! love the pink and chocolate color combo and thanks for the recipe! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

  16. Your card is gorgeous.TFS!



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