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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Luck of the Irish Shamrock Card

Happy St. Patrick's Day. Everyone at the Dog Park yesterday said Daisy looked festive wearing the St. Patrick's Day dog collar scrunchie that my oldest sister made for her.

Created this card using Cricut cartridge Designer's Calendar for the Shamrock. Stamped Hero Arts sentiment & Shamrocks inside. Calligraphy wrote a poem inside. Added buttons, gem, punched out Shamrocks, ribbon & twine.

Supplies List 

button: 2 green
calligraphy: handwrote inside poem
Cricut cartridge: Designer's Calendar 2" Shamrock
gem: green
ink: Memento Cottage Ivy
paper: DCWV spring matstack - Shamrock pattern  cardstock -  greens
punch: mini Shamrock
stamp: Hero Arts LL809 A Year of Holidays - Shamrocks & sentiment on inside
twine: green/white

Entering this into the following challenges:  

3/20 Hero Arts Nature Ch UE 2/2    
3/20 Jos Scrap Shack FCC#79 Lucky Clover 3E(#2) 3/13 
3/20 Suzy Bee's Ch#69 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... Spots and/or stripes   UE 3/14
   Spots - center of buttons  Stripes - on twine

3/21 Pile It On #60 Use 3 of something UE 3/15
   3 Shamrocks stamped inside 

3/22 Bitten by the Bug 2 Luck of the Irish Ch UE 3/16 
3/24 DL.ART Thankful Thurs Ch#152 Anything Goes/TY 13E(#6) 1Eperday no stack 3/12

3/27 Dies R Us Ch22 Shades of Green 3E(#1) must use a die cut 3/15

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


  1. Happy St. Patty's Day! Great card and love the inside sentiment! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘SHADES OF GREEN’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. Melissa you have an awesome blog site. You are very diverse and super creative! Your card shamROCKS! (I came up with that all on my own lol). Thank you for joining our challenge this week at BBTB2!
    -DT Kelly

  3. Great card, love the sentiment (everyone needs a rainbow in their pocket!) Thanks for joining us for our 'Shades of Green' challenge #22.
    Alicia (Dies R Us DT)
    MaxiBelle Studio

  4. Stunning card! Sentiment is great! Thank you for joining our Shamrock Challenge at BBTB2! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

  5. Nice to see one of your projects again! I love the pretty paper, shamrock and design of your card. Fantastic card. Thanks for joining us at Bbtb2.

  6. Nice to see one of your projects again! I love the pretty paper, shamrock and design of your card. Fantastic card. Thanks for joining us at Bbtb2.

  7. Such a lovely card Melissa! I love the inside saying so much, so lovely. Thanks so much for joining us this week in our Funday Friday challenge!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  8. Great card Melissa!!! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Shamrock Challenge' at BBTB2!!!! :)

  9. Love the wonderful background papers! Very pretty card! Thanks for joining BBTB2 Challenge!

  10. Lovely creation!
    Thanks for playing at Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge.

  11. Wow - love the saying and the calligraphy. you added so many items to embellish the shamrock that you made this card spectacular.


  12. A beautiful card as always! Love the poem inside too. And Daisy is very festive with her collar :) Thanks for playing along with Funday Friday at Jo's Scrap Shack.

  13. what a lovely project. Thank you for joining us at Pile It On this time, we hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT