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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

St. Patty's Bear with Blessing

Coffee of the Day - White Chocolate Coconut

I managed to make a card today, using the fun cupcakes at Cupcake Inspirations Challenges as my inspiration. I had saved this free Irish blessing from Michelle Perkett last week, and knew it would be perfect to go with this cute Irish bear from Sassy Cheryl. all the makings for a perfect St. Patrick's card! :)


Papers are Basic Grey Origins, flowers are Prima, buttons are vintage as is lace. the bear's tie and clover centers are dotted with distress stickles in peeled paint, a lovely shade of green. I painted the edges of the card this time, rather than using craft ink like I usually do. the edges of the blessing were carefully burned.

Challenges:
Sassy Cheryl - flowers everywhere
Party Time Tuesdays - die cuts
QKR Stampede - 3 of something (3 designer papers & 3 buttons)
Celebrate the Occasion - Luck of the Irish
Clear it Out - St. Patrick's Day stash (papers and flowers are OLD! grins!)
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - go green
Twisted Tuesday - springlike and green
Digi Darla's - green
Stamp and Create - fur or feathers
Great Impressions - going green
One Stitch at a Time - green
Basic Grey - anything goes with Basic Grey
Hiding in my Craft Room - green
Digi Haven - green
Broken Box Stock - St. Patrick's Day
Card Makin' Mamas - green

30 comments:

Denise Pustelniak said...

How cheery! Love the prayer! Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla's!

Athina said...

Just gorgeous! I love the colors you have chosen! Thanks for playing with us at PTT!

Indy said...

Oh I love all this green cuteness! Love the Teddy bear! Great take on the Cupcake Inspirations photo! Good luck!
{hugs}
Indy
CIC DT Sweetie

PeggyR said...

This is really cute!

Elizabeth Hart said...

I just love it and the Irish saying that you included. Fabulous!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Being quite a bit Irish- I have to say- LOVING your card! Just popped in to say Hi- long time no stop by!

:: BlueInks :: said...

Such a great sentiment. I like the embellishments and the colors. I loved viewing your card on 2TC.

Lou said...

Hi! ooh this is really sweet,love the saying too and the colours are perfect- great idea to paint the edges :)
Thank you for joining us at BasicGrey Challenge,
hugs Lou.xx

Vickie Y said...

What a cute image to go along with the Irish sentiment! Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

Laura W said...

Cute! Love all the little details. Thanks for playing at the Clear it Out Challenge Blog.

Rhonda Miller said...

I love your card. What a fun bear.

Josephine said...

Gorgeous! Love that dark floral paper - such a lovely contrast!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Penny said...

Beautiful, Jennifer! Love the darling image & perfect sentiment! Love your papers, design & cool embellies, too! Great St. Paddy's Day card! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Em's Thoughts said...

This is a very cute bear. I love your design. Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla this week.

Emily, DT

Sassy Cheryl said...

What a darling card Jennifer and I love the verse/sentiment. Super adorable.
Thanks for playing along with the Sassy Cheryl DT this week.

Pat said...

Hi Jennifer. Your card is so adorable! I love this little St. Patrick's card! And...the sentiment is perfect!! I'm so glad you've joined us for this week's "Flowers" challenge at Sassy Cheryl's! Hugs. Pat Frank

crafty-stamper said...

Great Spring/green card perfect for our challenge at twisted Tuesday love the Irish blessing
carol DT x

Denise@DigiHaven said...

Beautiful card and so many wonderful added embellishments. Thank you for joining us at Digi Haven for our "Green" Challenge. Denise

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful! I love the image, layout and sentiment. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

jkreucher said...

Jennifer! This is cute as can be-- gotta love cheryl's sweet bears!
lovin your shamrock flowers and awesome swirl!
Thanks for playing in our Sassy Cheryl flowers challenge this week
Judy

Kim Ryden said...

Great card! Thanks for playing with us this week at HIMCR!

Crafting Misfit said...

Great use of the Irish blessing. I love this. You have so many little details that really make this project great! This card is sure to make someone's day!

Rebecca, Fantabulous Cricut DT
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Check out my new challenge blog DT call!

Jackie Mooney said...

I LOVE your card ( and why wouldnt I ??? ) lol, beautiful!

Thanks for joining us in Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

Esther said...

Darling!!!!!
Love the Irish blessing you used!!!!!
Thanks for joining us at CTO this week!!!!

Ann English said...

Terrific, Jennifer! Always makes me smile to come see you!

Lucianna Dilsaver said...

What a pretty card and such a beautiful saying! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Luck of the Irish" challenge :)

Lynn's Place said...

Thanks for playing along @ CIO challenge awesome take on it this week hope you stop by and play again,,,LYNN <<(><

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Adorable!!! Thanks for participating in our QKR STAMPEDE challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

~DEANNE~

K8 4man said...

I love how you layered those flowers!
Thanks for playing with us at the Clear It Out Challenge blog!
Katrina

Sue from Oregon said...

Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impresssions Stamps March Challenge!

Such a fun fun green creation!!! Such lovely details!

♥ Sue Kment