Tuesday, February 16, 2010

With a Bit of Luck...


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Whew! Valentine's Day was a flurry of card-making activity, and I thought I might be able to take a breather, but then I remembered that St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. It may not be as popular a holiday as V-Day, but who can resist something that celebrates the happy color GREEN? I hadn't realized that Everything But the Kitchen Sink had introduced a sketch challenge and was tickled when I found out. The sketch immediately gave me an idea on how I could get a head start on my St. Patty's Day cards!
For this card, I used a heart punch for my lucky 4-leaf clover's "leaves." To give them a little something extra, I outlined each with Liquid Pearls and sponged on a bit of Wild Wasabi. For the center element, I stamped my image and popped out a little clover before sponging around my rounded corners. After adhering my heart leaves to some cute polka-dot designer paper, I was ready for what I hope will be a lucky streak of creativity!
BEAN NOTES: Studio G "St. Patty's Day" Clear Stamps; Stampin' Up Wild Wasabi Classic Dye Ink; DCWV Nana's Kids Designer Mat Stack; SU Whisper White, Certainly Celery, and Wild Wasabi Cardstock; Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper; SU Full Heart Punch; Foam Dimensional Squares (generic); Sakura Clear Jelly Roll Pen HAPPY BEANS: White Opal Liquid Pearls

12 comments:

Laural-Lee said...

Regina this is great! Proves yet again that I need that heart punch. Love the liquid pearls.

Ann Schach said...

Very cute! Love the "heart clover"! This works perfectly with this sketch!

Lynnette said...

This is just awesome. I love making St' Patty's day cards, and your take on the sketch is perfect for them!

Tiffany said...

Perfect St. Patty's day card. Great use of the heart punch. Nice work!

Carla Bazhenow said...

So clever and awesome!!! Hugs,

Patti MacLeith said...

You are so ready! Luck o' the Irish to ya!

Mary Fish said...

Way to rock the sketch with your clever clover! hugs, m

Winter said...

Too cute! I love it! Thanks for playing with us in the challenge! :)

Kelley Eubanks said...

Great take on the sketch... very cute! Thanks for playing along with our challenge! :)

Ann said...

Eeee, love it! Thanks for playing the EBTKS challenge! :D

Lisa Petrella said...

YAY! So happy to see a St. Patrick's Day card!!! I just haven't seen many out there these days!!!! This is so cute! I absolutely love the liquid pearls---excellent touch!

Brenda Weaver said...

This is great! I love the hearts turned shamrock! Great job on the sketch!