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April02

Tricky Tip Tuesday—A Punch of Color

During the month of April, every Tuesday we will be sharing ideas for new and unusual ways to use Stampin’ Up! products. Our first “tricky tip” features a creative use for cardstock!


This cake top was easy—the hardest part was deciding which punch to use. I went with the 1/4" circle because it’s a classic, and polka dots are just so springy! I’m convinced I only scratched the surface of the fun designs I could embellish my baked goods with. Just think of all the other punches and Framelits. . . !

I made a template by simply tracing a cake pan, slicing the cardstock circle into 2" strips with the Paper Trimmer, punching the strips, then taping them all back together. Too bad I forgot to snap a clean photo—but better late and in the sink than never, right?

I created the almost-Daffodil-Delight sugar by dropping in two drops of yellow food coloring and working it in to the sugar—another great trick that took about 19 seconds!

Got any more cake decorating ideas using punches or dies to create templates? Let us know!

Emily M.
Curriculum Developer & Trainer

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