Saturday, 17 March 2012

Happy St Patrick's Day! Kiss Me I'm Irish!

Don't! Coz I'm not, but that's what they say, isn't it! The only day I can wear my St Patrick's T shirt and I can't find it..aw, never mind, it probably doesn't fit me any more ~ not that I'm fatter this year, (of course not! sez me as I crunch on another curly-wirly) it's just shrunk a little, that's all! in the wash!
Last year I made a St Patrick's card, so I thought I would do so this year too. I've used the same digi, Leprechaun on a Toadstool and as before, some lovely freebie papers from Summer Driggs, only these are different. There's still a rainbow though, as I feel there has to be a rainbow on a card with a Leprechaun, because that's where Leprechauns find their pots of gold!
So, I used, one blank pearl card, edged with a black Promarker, (saves matting and layering and card!) and 'A little spring in your step' kit freebie papers From Summer Driggs, you'll find Summertime Designs Here.
I covered the card first in some lovely green flowery paper, which you can't really see, so there's a bit of that in side the card too. Then layered the rainbow paper, then the green spotted paper and then the little rainbows and the Leprechaun. I used a PGN digi so just printed him straight onto the pink rainbows. I was going to 3D him, but my printer jammed... and didn't print the second leprechaun. Never mind, I think it has enough layers!
The little Shamrock/clover button came back with me from my trip to Seattle USA a few years back, so it's well travelled! I've added a few green beads to add a bit more texture. I chose the daisy chain ribbon as it goes from pink to green and I wanted to use as much green as I could for a few challenges I'd found.
The flowers I punched out with a Woodward punch. One of them has a bit of gold netting added to it, which was once part of a posh Christmas cracker. There's also loads of Stickles and micro fine glitter added too..
The Font I used is a freebie. It's called Fluffy Slacks BTN, you can Download it HERE
Well I think that's it... I do love the inside, in fact I did the inside first. I've left it blank, as I'm not quite sure where it's going yet!
New Followers. Hi and a ((Big)) wave to Country Twinkle, some lovely cards over there!! Rosie Gustafson another lovely blog! and WOYWW fan Dotty A Designs! I'm not here, we're off to do a bit of Dog Sitting for a few days! Grrr-arf arf!! Thank you for stopping by!
Challenges.
Rainbow ladys challenge-Patricks day
Wagsnwhiskers-luck of the Irish
Sweetnsassydigis-digi-green-blog-hop
Digistamps 4 Joy- green
CardmadFairy-Add a Sentiment
OSAAT-Use A Digi

21 comments:

  1. Great card Lyn I love the leprechaun

    Jackie x

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  2. Great card, love the layout you have used. Thanks for joining in with our Use a digi challenge over at OSAAT and good luck Julie x

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  3. Fabulous card Lyn ! He's a cheeky little fellow hehe Love how you have put this card together..
    Hope you are having a nice weekend !
    Hugs
    susan x

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  4. Wow, how super-fun! Love all the elements. Also love the inside! Thank you for joining us at One Stitch at a Time! Best, CG

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  5. hi - this is a wonderful st. patricks day card well done thnx for visiting me from woyww and commenting and yes thats milton ave a nice day - michelle

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  6. Great card, Spyder. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

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  7. Super card and of course there has to be a rainbow for my challenge lol. Thanks so much
    Love Cynthia x

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  8. gorgeous lyn, love the colours and the cute wee leprachaun, he is superb. hugs heids x

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  9. Fun card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
    Jen x

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  10. What a lovely card...Thank you for joining us at Digistamps4joy. And good luck.

    Caz..DS4J DT

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  11. Fab card, love the zingy colours! hope you found your Tshirt lol. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge this week
    Claire xx

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  12. Thanks so much for joining us on our "New Green Dress for Ms Spring" challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy. Good luck in the draw. Please join us for the next exciting challenge which starts tomorrow!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    DS4J DT LEAD & CHALLENGE CO-ORDINATOR

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  13. What a fabulous card Lyn, love the wee leprechaun sitting up there on his mushroom...so cute, fab colouring, love the flowers and papers...great card.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  14. Happy belated St. Pat's. Lyn! Beautiful card!! I love how bright and happy it is, and those flowers are wonderful. Thank you for playing along with us at Digistamps 4 Joy!

    xx Star

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  15. Great card thanks for sharing with us at Rainbow lady's this week. Elizabeth x

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  16. Hi Lyn,

    Oh, I do love your St. Patricks Day card! I see you are still dog sitting. Is it anything like a mini vacation for you? Away from home?

    I have two dogs so that cuts down a bit on my traveling. I do love them though!

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  17. Lovely, thanks for sharing with us this week at Rainbow Lady.
    Jenny x

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  18. What a fun St. Patty's card!! I love all details! Wonderful details inside & out!

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  19. Lyn, this is SO cute and beautifully designed! I love all the great embellishments you used!
    Thanks for playing along with us at the SNSDC!

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  20. This is just too sweet, beautiful coloring. Thanks for playing with us at SNSDC last week, hope to see you again this week.

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