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Cupcake Finds a "Home" - Part II

Hi there!  
Thanks for stopping by today.  I have for you today part 2 to a post from a couple weeks ago (you can see part 1 here ).  
If you follow the blog you might remember that I created a cute double sided cupcake and promised you that I would give her a perfect little "Home."   Well, here is the finished project. 
Here is how part 2 started out.  I began with the word HOME made from pine and perfectly cut out by Foundations Decor. 

I then added a pale blue and white acrylic paint wash to all of the letters. 
Next, I added layers consisting of vintage text, fun papers, a large stamp and a pretty little star collage image. 
Then, came a bit more embellising with acrylic paint in white and black for some pop around the edges and a vintage key. 
Get it, the key to your home...
And, a little bit more embellishing...
And, here you have the finished piece, but wait there is more...
Remember that sweet cupcake?

Here she is in her new home.  
The great thing about his letter set is that you can customize it and add other Foundation Decor pieces in place of the "O". There is the very fun beach ball or this funky skull found in the Halloween "Spooky" letter set.  Or, how about a shamrock?  
I designed my Home with that very thought in mind.  I needed the palette to be transitional enough that I could swap out the "O" for well, almost anything that I choose and whatever color and theme that next option might be.  
And, I know as the seasons change Altered Pages will have even more choices...
I can just imagine the Christmas possibilities. 
If you saw the previous post you will remember that the cupcake is double sided to suit any mood or decor.  There is the sweet pink with pretty paper flowers or blues, grays and blacks with distressed hearts and butterflies for a more vintage look. 

So, thanks so much for hanging out with me. 
I hope you enjoyed part 2 of our little cupcake story. 
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