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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Shamrocks St Pat Day Card

Used green colors w/ a touch of gold embossing and a sketch to create this St. Patrick's Day card which you can see below & you can click here for sketch also.

Embossed Darice core'dinations green flower cardstock layer w/ Darice St. Patrick's Background embossing folder. The Darice core'dinations cardstock has a white core and the embossing shows up nicely. 

Used Sizzix Shamrock die w/ white cardstock. Used Versamark w/ Stamp N Plus  Lime chalk to color the Shamrock.

Heat embossed the Hero Arts sentiment using gold embossing powder.

Added gems, ribbon, gold loop thingie recycled from a candy pkg & washi tape.

Supplies List 

chalk: Stamp N Plus Lime - on white Shamrock
embossing: Darce St. Pat Background emb folder  Zing Gold emb powder
gem: 2 lt green
ink: VersaMark
machine: Sizzix
paper: cardstock - Darice green flower, greens,white
punch: Crop-A-Dile - to punch hole in sentiment tag
recycle: gold twine loop thingie from a candy pkg - added to circle sentiment Tag
ribbon: Recollections
Spellbinder: Nest Classic Circles
Sizzix: die - Shamrock
stamp:  Hero Arts CL498 - sentiment  
washi tape: Recollections - to hold the sentiment Tag in place 
Entering this into the following challenges:  

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 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#205 Mar Sketch 3E(#1) 3/3


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

3/9 Clear It Out Ch Theme: Anything Goes  Stash: Anything Goes 3E(#2) 3/2
3/9 HIMCR#189 Any Holiday 3E(#3) 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(#2) 2/27

3/13 Dies R Us Ch21 Monochromatic 3E(#2) 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(#2) 3/3
3/16 Cuttlebug Mania Ch - Greeen w/ envy 3E(#1) 3/3

3/17 Doubleclick Ch#17 Green 1E(#1) 3/4

3/20 Hero Arts Nature Ch UE 2/2    

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

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


  1. Very cute! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  2. Cute card. Thanks for joining the Cuttin and Stampin challenge

  3. Too cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania, good luck!!! Amy DT

  4. Great Green Card! Love the touch of washi! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  5. lovely card thanks for sharing with SBBCRachel dt

  6. WOW another fun St. Patty's card! Love the embossing on this one! Well done! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘MONOCHROMATIC’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  7. Super cute card!! Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV!

  8. Such a beautiful card. Love the pretty background pattern. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

  9. Lovely card! Love all the layers! Thank you for joining the Doubleclick Skittles challenge! Guest Designer - Payel (Beau Monde Designs)

  10. very cute love the embossing.Thanks for playing with Die Cuttin' Divas sketch challenge this week.

  11. Great card, love the embossing!! Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM

  12. Awesome card. Thank you so much or playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

  13. A lovely project. Thank you for joining us at Pile It On we hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

  14. Really like all the GREEN and the embossed shamrocks!

  15. Hi Melissa, love the combo of shamrocks!! That is a gorgeous effect!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!

    Cuttlebugs & Hugs

  16. Great St Patricks card Melissa

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

  17. What a great St. Patty's Day card! I love the embossing! :)
    Thanks for joining us for the Craftin Desert Divas "Green" Linky Party!
    ~ DT Lori

  18. I love the embossing folder and the use of gems on your card! Thank you for joining the DoubleClick Skittles "Use Green" Challenge!
    Beth, GDT
    Beth's Beauties