Saturday, March 10, 2012

Shamrocks and Green...It Must Be Near St Patty's Day

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I have been busy this week making St Patty's Day cards and Pots of Gold (I made those last here to see) for Joe's Aunt Margie. Here are five of the cards that I made:

Card 1:


Card 2:


Card 3:

Inside: (you can see the window)

Card 4:


Card 5:

All Finished Cards: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Card 1 Materials:
Cardstock: Green, Yellow and Patterned Paper
Cricut Cartridge Paper Doll Dress Up Leprechaun (Shamrock), page 40 (Accessories 3 Shift)
Cricut Design Studio (Welded 2 Shamrocks together to get a 4 leaf clover)
Fiskars 3 in 1 Corner Punch
"Bakers Twine" made from Aunt Lydias Crochet Thread and Spectrum Noir Green Marker (Please click here to see the tutorial from The Alley Way Stamps)
Studio G Clear Stamp "Friends are like a four-leaf clover hard to find, Lucky to have"
Green Pigment Ink
White Pigment Ink
Green Button
Mounting Tape

Card 2 Materials:
Cardstock: Olive Green, Bright Green and Patterned Paper
Martha Stewart Punch All Over the Page, Rose Window
Large Circle Punch
Studio G Clear Stamps " Luck of the Irish" and "Happy St Patty's Day"
Black Pigment Ink
St Patrick's Day Handmade Stickers (Walmart)
Mounting Tape

Card 3 Materials:
Cardstock: Hunter Green and White
Martha Stewart Punch All Over the Page, Scallop Square
Clear Plastic (for window opening)
EK Success Scallop Punch
Martha Stewart Punch All Over the Page, Rose Window (Inside Scallop Circle)
Studio G Clear Stamps "Happy St Patty's Day" and Shamrock
Green Pigment Ink
Versa Mark Watermark Stamp Pad
Queen and Co Rhinestones, Grass Green 3 Large
Mounting Tape

Card 4 Materials:
Cardstock: White and Three Shades of Green
Free Digital Image, Shamrock
Spectrum Noir Markers
Studio G Clear Stamps "Erin Go Brach" and "Happy St Patty's Day"
Black Pigment Ink
Queen and Co Pearls, Grass Green 6 Large
Mounting Tape

Card 5 Materials:
Cardstock: White, Two Shades of Green and Patterned Paper
Cricut Cartridge Spring Holiday Cards, Button 11 and 31
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder D'Vine Swirls
Nicole 500 Stickers St Patrick's Day, 4 Tiny Round Stickers
Queen and Co Rhinestones, Grass Green 1 Large

I would like to also share a card that my granddaughter (age 2), Gianna, and I made: (she placed all the stickers):

She had so much fun!

I am also going to enter Card 1 into two challenges: Fantabulous Cricut (Make a project with a Shamrock or the color Green) and Bitten By The Bug 2 (Shamrock and the color Green).

Thanks for stopping by...leave a comment...

imagine what you could do....


  1. Great cards. Thanks for sharing with us at BBTB2.

  2. have been busy, I love what your granddaughter made---cute!! So glad you joined us at FCCB this week!!

  3. A great display of nice greens.... thanks for sharing with our BBTB2 Shamrock challenge.

  4. all of these cards are wonderful! I really like how each one has its own special look! thanks for joining us at FCCB this week! :)
    ♥ Cyndy

  5. Wow - you have been really busy. I shouldn't say, but number four is my favorite. Love the design and great paper choices. Thanks for sharing with us at BBTB2 this week.

  6. beautiful cards!!! Each one is so great!!
    I have to say the last one is my favorite...LOL!! (your grand daughter did an awesome job!!)
    TFS and happy Sunday!

  7. WOW! You sure have the holiday covered! What a fab assortment of cards. thanks for joining us at BBTB2. xxD

  8. WOW great job with all Your St. Patrick's Day cards! Thanks for joining us over at FCCB this week!:)

  9. These are all great!! Thanks for playing with us at BBTB2!

  10. Wonderful cards with great sentiments! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!



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