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Thursday, February 25, 2010

St Patrick's Day Card-5 Challenges

Had lots of fun making this card.  This little Leprachaun has a contagious smile.  All the Peachy Keen stamped faces are soooo cute!  I do hope to expand on my assortment in the near future.  So much to buy, too little money and not enough room! Well this card looks so much better in person, the sparkle of the card is hard to see with my cell phone pics...Oh well thats the way it goes.  I wanted to make a St Patty's Day Card and the Peachy Keen Challenge 23 was the perfect start.  The challenge colors of green and yellow set the tone. For Kaboodle Doodles  Fancy Fold Challenge 25 I made it a pop up card.  Just Buggin Dry Emboss Challenge was fantastic..I always try to emboss at least one element on all my cards..gotta love that Cuttlebug!  I used Sketch Saturday's Week 91 Challenge for my card layout.  Since the card is truly very sparkly and dazzle's in person I also entered it into Fussy and Fancy Challenge to Dazzle Us.
I used up more of my stash, the paper is sparkly paper, I used some stickles, red and gold embossing powder.  Clear Utee on the buttons of gold to make them more golden and sparkly...oh yeah and really hot!  His little hands I colored gold.  Used my Cricut & Gypsy to cut out the doll,  his pot and the cartouche.  Used the Cuttlebug to emboss the pot and everything yellow with  Swiss Dots. The face was stamped with a Peachy Keen Basic Paper Doll Face stamp from PK570.  Used a Shamrock Charm and a green brad for the pop up pull tag.

I really want to keep this card.  I will give it to my hubbie, that way I can put it into an album layout.  I will just take out the sentiment and replace it with a pic!
Thanks for all the comments, very much appreciated.


KathyJ Peachy Keen Stamps said...

WOW.. you sure hit the JACKPOT with this card! This card is amazing! I love your St. Patty's theme! Your little leprechaun is just as cute at can be! Thank you for playing along with us at Peachy Keen Stamps! Hugs, KathyJ

Faye said...

This is an absolute belter, no wonder you want to keep it. Thanks for playing at Kaboodles. x

Saxo Stamper said...

Oh cute, cute and more cute, I love it. Thanks for joining us over at Just Buggin.

Hope you will join us for the blog hop this weekend. Lots of hidden prizes and fun to be had.

Karen JB DT

Lynne said...

Great card!! Your leprechaun is awesome!! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Buggin Challenges!
Lynne JB DT

Janice W. said...

Awesome card! I can see why you want to keep it in the family! :) I haven't seen an easel card done that way. Very creative! Thanks for joining the challenge at Peachy Keen!

Karin said...

Found your blog by your entry on Sketch Saturday.

I love your St. Patrick day card! It's very cute!

karin xx

Jill said...

Really nice easel card, love the papers. Thanks for joining in Kaboodledoodles this week. Jill

Raven said...

Oh honey this is so cute. Now I regret not doing a st. pattys day card. Cute idea. Super creative.

My Creative Time said...

I agree w/Kathy! you definitely hit the jackpot w/this one!!! LOVE the pot of gold!!:)
Great job w/the challenge:)
Thanks for joining us @ Peachy Keen!

Ladybug Designs said...

That is really cute. I love it.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great card. Love the image and the pot of gold. Thanks for playing along at Kaboodle Doodles. Hope to see you back for the next challenge. Marianne x

Jacki Randolph said...

Great card, so many little details that make it so GRAND!

Thanks for playing with us at Fussy & Fancy

Juanita said...

Too cute, love the pot of gold. Thanks for joining us a Fussy and Fancy.

Carol<>< said...

luck of the Irish! nice pedestal card!

dragonlaidi said...

10 months till Christmas??? Hubby will love it.

Nikki the *scrappinNavyWife* said...

OH SO CUTE!!! I just made this lil' guy today! ;o) Your card totally rocks! Thanks so much for playing along with us at PKS!

Good Luck!


mudmaven said...

This is so sweet! Love that little leprechaun! Thanks for playing our Kaboodle Doodle challenge. ~chris

Hope said...

Love your little guy! and that pot of gold is awesome!

Thanks for playing this week at Just Buggin'!


JustCrazy4Scrapen said...

This is just adorable. I love this easel card, I sent one to a fiend the other day.


Mindy (Scrappy and Piggy) said...

Very cute!!!! that leprechaun is adorable. thanks so much for joining us at just buggin this week.

Lilacanglia said...

oh my what a cheeky leprechaun
Super card,
Thanks for joining in the fun at kaboodle doodles this week,

Anonymous said...

What an awesome card! I love the coins and how you incorporated all those challenges! Thanks for playing with us at Just Buggin!

Kandi *JB DT*

Stephanie *SP Diva* said...

This is just way too cute! Love that leprechaun! Great job! Thanks for playing along at Just Buggin'!
Stephanie H. *JB DT*

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

VERY pretty! LOVE the pot of gold. Thanks so much for joing us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Viv said...

Brilliant St Pat's card!!!! Love the cute leprechaun with his pot of gold. Ingenious!
Thanks for playing along with us at peachy Keen. Good luck! Viv xx

Lorie said...

WOW! This is off the chart cute!! I love your creativity with this card, and I'm so happy you could join us for the Peachy Keen Challenge!


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