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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Lucky Turtle St. Pat Day Card

Created this St. Patrick's Day card using Cricut cartridges Create a Critter 2 for the Lucky Turtle & Art Philosophy for the Shamrock Tag.

Used Recollections Kraft Gray cardstock for base of card. 

Heat embossed the Hero Arts sentiment with gold embossing powder.

Recycled a piece of gold twine loop thingie from a candy pkg on the Shamrock Tag.

Added wiggle eyes, gem, ribbon & washi tape. The Shamrock Tag can be removed since washi tape is removable.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Create a Critter 2 Lucky Turtle 2"  Art Philosophy Shamrock Tag 3"
embossing: Zing Gold emb powder
gem: gold on Turtle's hat
ink: VersaMark
machine: Cricut
paper: the Paper Studio Lined Shamrocks scrapbook
   cardstock - Kraft Gray - card base, black, gray - turtle shadow base, greens,
recycle: gold twine loop thingie from a candy pkg - added to Shamrock Tag
ribbon: St. Patrick's Collection
stamp:  Hero Arts CL498 - sentiment  
washi tape: Recollections - to hold the Shamrock Tag in place
wiggle eyes: 5mm 

Entering this into the following challenges:  

3/6 Come & Get It Ch Emboss It  3E(#3) 3/1 
3/6 Suzy Bee's Ch#69 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... Embossing  UE 2/28

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

3/8 Kraft Journal Ch#213 St. Pat Day  2E(#1) 3/2
3/8 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: Just a hint of Clover  5E(#2) 3/2

3/9 Clear It Out Ch Theme: Anything Goes  Stash: Anything Goes 3E(#1) 3/2
3/9 HIMCR#189 Any Holiday 3E(#1) 3/1
3/9 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#141 Anything Goes UE 3/3

3/12 Cardz TV Card Des Ch #4 Clovers or Shamrocks 3E(#1) 2/27

3/13 Dies R Us Ch21 Monochromatic 3E(#1) 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/
3/15 Creative Card Crew Ch82 Green 3E(#1) 3/3 
3/15 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#246 St. Pat Day or use color Green 3E(#1) 3/2

3/16 Cuttin & Stampin Ch 9 Gold  3E(#1) 3/3

3/20 Hero Arts Nature Ch UE 2/2    

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


  1. Your card sure is cute with that little turtle. We actually don't sell "grey paper" at The Kraft Outlet, but we're still happy to have you play along. Thanks for sharing.
    The Kraft Journal

  2. What a super cute card!!!! Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV!

  3. Cute card. Turtles are my favorite! Thanks for joining the Cuttin and Stampin challenge.

  4. Who would have thought there was a ST Patty's day turtle super cute card!! I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes MARCH Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  5. Such a cute card....I just love the Create a Critter cartridges! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps.

  6. Thanks Melissa for joining in at the Kraft Journal. Love the turtle, great job.

  7. Awwww, great job on your St. Paddy's turtle card. Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV.
    ~DT Barbara

  8. lol okay I think this is my favorite! too cute!
    Thanks so much for playing in our ‘MONOCHROMATIC’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  9. Very cute creation - love the turtle!

  10. cute turtle card, thank you for linking up on our Monochromatic challenge at Dies R Us.

  11. Cute Turtle card! Thanks for joining us at FCCB St.Patrick's Day challenge.

  12. Such a cute card! Thank you for sharing and for joining us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

  13. What a cute card, love the googly eyes :)
    Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    Craftin Desert Divas Design Team

  14. Fabulous! Love your image! Thanks so much for playing along with Loves Rubberstamps this week!
    Hugs, Dangina

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

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

  17. This is so sweet! And such a smart idea with the removable tag! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

  18. Beautiful !!! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

  19. adorable card, CAC was my first cartridge many moons ago, thanks for sharing in the Cuttin' & Stampin' challenge
    Cathy DT