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Thursday, March 5, 2015

BugABoo DollarCandleCake St. Pat Day Card

Used green colors w/ a touch of gold. Used BugABoo digi, Dollar Candle Cake. Colored digi with Crayola pencil colors & pens. Used a sketch to create this St. Patrick's Day card which you can see below & you can click here for sketch also.

Used Sizzix Shamrock die w/ white cardstock. Used Versamark w/ Stamp N Plus Lime chalk to color the Shamrock. Stamped Hero Arts sentiment on Shamrock.

Used Fiskars paper crimper to make 2 panel layers (darker green) of the sketch to give added dimension.

Added Shamrock stickers.

Supplies List 

chalk: Stamp N Plus Lime - on white Shamrock
Crayola: pencil colors - greens
digi: BugABoo Dollar Candle Cake
ink: Memento Cottage Ivy  VersaMark
machine: Sizzix
other: Fiskars paper crimper
paper: cardstock - greens,white
pen: Gellyroll white  Wink of Stella gold
Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Rectangles
Spellbinder: Nest Scalloped Rectangles
Sizzix: die - Shamrock
stamp:  Hero Arts CL498 - sentiment  
stickers: SandyLion Shamrocks

Entering this into the following challenges:  

3/6 Catch the Bug Ch Photo Insp  3E(#2) 2/28



3/6 Suzy Bee's Ch#69 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... Embossing  UE 2/28 
   Embossing - 2nd pass thru Sizzix BIGkick of Spellbinder die for embossed look

3/7 Catch the Bug Stella Sketch Ch 304 3E(#3) 2/22

3/7 Pile It On #58 Adhesive embellishments UE 3/1

3/8 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: Just a hint of Clover  5E(#4) 3/2

3/9 Clear It Out Ch Theme: Anything Goes  Stash: Anything Goes 3E(#3) 3/2
3/9 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#141 Anything Goes UE 3/3

3/10 C.R.A.F.T. Ch301 Recipe Ch 3 embellishments, 2 papers, 1 image 5E(#1) 3/5  
   3 emb - 2 sticker Shamrocks & 1 shamrock in center, 2 papers - 2 greens, 1 image - cake

3/12 Cardz TV Card Des Ch #4 Clovers or Shamrocks 3E(#3) 2/27

3/13 Dies R Us Ch21 Monochromatic 3E(#3) must use a die cut 3/1

3/15 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Party "Green" Ch#50 UE 3/1

3/16 Cuttin & Stampin Ch 9 Gold  3E(#3) 3/3

3/20 Hero Arts Nature Ch UE 2/2    

3/28 Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe Ch#75 Sketch w/ Chalk 3E(#2) 3/1

3/31 DL.ART Mar Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 3/1


  1. Fun creation Melissa! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘MONOCHROMATIC’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. Very pretty card!! Great take on the sketch!! Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV!

  3. A perfect cake for St. Patricks Day. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  4. I love how you used the crimper to add texture to you rgreat design. Thank you so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge! Brenda :)

  5. Nice card. Thank you so much for linking up with us in our “Photo Inspiration” challenge at Catch The Bug! Please join us, again, next time, for a new challenge and more chances to win! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  6. Cute cake image - think it might be a must have!

  7. Thanks for joining us (again) over at Bugaboo's Stella Says Sketch challenge with this great card.
    Good luck in the draw!
    Jen L

  8. The crimped paper does add nice texture and I do like the faux stitched details as well.
    Good luck in the challenge - I hope you'll join us in the next one as well.
    Pia, Bugaboo DT

  9. What a great idea to transform a cake into a St. Patrick's Day cake! I love how you made it just perfect and specific for the holiday. I love all the green layers you added and the cute little shamrock in the center. Thank you for sharing your work with us here at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

  10. How super cute! Love the shamrock! Thanks so much for playing along with Loves Rubberstamps this week!
    Hugs, Dangina

  11. Such a great project! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Loves Rubberstamps.

  12. Such a great project! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Loves Rubberstamps.

  13. Thanks for sharing your green project at Craftin Desert Diva's! Good Luck! ~Saundra CDD DT

  14. A very sweet card and a great design,

    Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

    Helen x

  15. What a sweet card! Thank you for joining us at the Cuttin' and Stampin' challenge this week! Lynda - DT Member