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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

St Pat Day Shamrock StencilInk Leaves Card

Made one of these for a gift bag and now a card. Inspired by Jennifer McGuire to try ink stencil technique. You can click here to see Jennifer's cards & video.

Used Simon Says Stamp Leaves stencil. Pounced SSS white ink on green cardstock first and then SSS Fern ink on second.

Used Kraft cardstock for layer below the stencil ink.

Used Sizzix die for Shamrock. Recycled cereal box cardboard to cut a 2nd to make the Shamrock sturdy.

Stamped Hero Arts sentiment.

Added lace & jute string bow.

Supplies List 

ink: Memento Cottage Ivy
lace: lime green doily
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper: cardstock - Kraft   greens, white
recycle: cereal cardboard box
Simon Says Stamp: ink - Fern, White  stencil - Leaves
Sizzix: die - Shamrock
stamp:  Hero Arts CL498 - sentiment 
Stampin' Up: adhesive - dimensionals 
string: Parrot Green jute

Entering this into the following challenges:  

3/10 Mod Squad Ch Make a Background UE 3/4

3/14 Pile It On #59 Green UE 3/8
3/15 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Party "Green" Ch#50 UE 3/1
3/15 Craft Your Passion Ch252 Always Anything Goes 3E(#3) 3/9 
3/15 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#206 Happy St. Pat Day 3E(#2) 3/10

3/15 Kraft Journal; Ch#214 Take Your Pick, Pick 3 2E(#2) 3/9
   Green, Die Cut - Shamrock, White - ink

3/15 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  B is for 5E(#4) 3/9
   B is for jute string bow 
3/15 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch -  Green  2E(#2) 3/8

3/16 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#142 3 Shades of Green UE 3/10

3/20 Hero Arts Nature Ch UE 2/2    

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


  1. Thanks for sharing your shamrock card in our Pick 3 Challenge this week. It's always such a blessing to have you play along.
    The Kraft Journal

  2. This is such a great card! Love the stencil technique! Thanks for joining our Use Lots of Green Linky Party at Craftin Desert Diva's!
    DT Tina

  3. Wonderful card, love the clover! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  4. What a cool background with that stencil - fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  5. So super cute!!! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!