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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Coffee of the Day - Irish Creme, of course! :)

Top o' the Morning to ya, lads and lassies! May ye find yourselves blessed beyond all possible belief on this lovely St. Patrick's Day!!!!

okay, this Texas gal has just exhausted her supply of blarney, so on to the crafties...... :)

I decided it was time to make something fun for the day using Shady Tree's "Eastertide" stamp set once again. I am loving this egg for all sorts of neat, out of the box things! what better way to celebrate St. Patty's than with a shamrock. I found some retired SU! vintage verdigris embossing powder that seemed just the perfect shade on the natural cs. the bits of gold really add a true life sparkle. the stem comes from the flower trio in "Backyard Springtime". I used a versamarker pen to go over just the stem, and then embossed from there. the gold button is from my vintage stash. it seemed perfect for the celtic theme! paper is Basic Grey Origins. some lace trim and a few green holographic sequins finish this off. this is the most CAS card I have done in a while. and yes, for me, this IS CAS. grins!

I think I will save it for Tyler for finals time, which will be coming up in a little over a month. since he loves all things celtic and about Ireland, I think this will be perfect for him!

take care and have a most glorious day!

Creative Card Crew - green
If the Shoe Fits - St. Patrick's Day
Fab 'n Funky - green or St. Patrick's Day
Paper Sundaes - Keep it Simple
For Fun Challenges - green or St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday Throwdown - lace
Pixie Dust - go green
Paper Play - embossing
Digi Doodle Shop - Anything Goes


PeggyR said...

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

absolutely on the irish creme coffee.

now i had no clue you had that much blarney - lol.

GORGEOUS card! absolutely gorgeous!

happy st. pat's sweetie!

hugs :)

Maria Matter said...

hey Jennifer, it was so nice to see your lovely face on my blog today!
I hope you're doing well hun and that precious family of yours!!

your shamrock is beyond gorgeous, love this whole design!!! it's just magnificent hun, a wonderful creation for this 'green' day!
hugs & blessings

lesleyworth said...

fantastic idea to use the egg to create a shamrock! gorgeous! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

phatelara said...

Hi! I came from Creative Card Crew's blog, just joined today for the first time. Wow, I adore your vintage card! :)

Debbie, Crafty Heart

Cat said...

Hi, Jennifer! Love the Vintage look of your gorgeous card! Love the button too! Thanks for joining us at Pixie Dust this week!

Deb said...

oh wow, this is beautiful, love the button!
have a great weekend, Debxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

A lovely inventive card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.


karen said...

This is fantastic! thanks for joining us at Fab n funky, Karen

Lauren said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining our lace challenge at Tuesday Throwdown!


Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

Love how you repurposed that egg stamp - I never seem to think out of the box like that and totally admire anyone that can. Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges this week.