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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Happy St. Patty's Day!!!

Good Morning Everyone, Happy Friday!!!! Its snowing and COLD here today...Yuck!!! The kids got a two hour delay though which is good so they don't take anymore days from their spring break!!!

Today I would like to share a creation with you that I made for the Outlawz Thursday challenge this week, to make a monochromatic card using anything but alcohol markers!!! I decided since St. Patty's Day is right around the corner I would make a GREEN Monochromatic Creation!!!

Hope you enjoy!!!



I used this FANTASTIC sentiment from Whimsy stamps in the Raindrop Echo Digi Collection, there is a wonderful set of St. Patty's Day sentiments, you should check them out HERE!!! They are just perfect for those GREEN cards!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope you have an AWESOME Friday!!!!

I have entered this card in the following challenges:

AI Factory - Green or St. Patty's Day

Do You Stack Up - Layers

Meljen's Designs - Green

Paper Play - Shades of Green

Stamp Something - Green and Cream

Shelly's Images - Something Green

Stamp Insanity - Anything Goes with Green for St. Patty's Day

Little Red Wagon - Green for Patty's Day

Paper Shelter Challenge - Lucky Charms

Penny's Paper Crafty - Green

Sister Hood of Crafters - St. Patty's Day

Stampin Royalty - St. Patty's Day Green

Scrap Creations - Going Green

Kaboodle Doodles - Go Green

House of Gilli - Green

The Shabby Tea Room - Luck of the Irish

Here's the Recipe

Sentiment - Whimsy Stamps Printed on Papertrey Ink Cardstock - Inked Edges with Wild Wasabi Ink
Paper - Wild Wasabi Cardstock, Misc St Patty's Day Paper
Accessories - Sewing Machine, Square Scallop Nesties, Stickles, Dress it Up buttons, May Arts Lace, SU Wild Wasabi Ribbon


60 comments:

Cassie said...

What a gorgeous St. Patty's day card, Crystal! I LOVE all of the greens and the ribbon treatment is awesome :D

*Vicki* said...

WOWZER!! This is so gorgeous Crystal!! LOVE the sentiment and the added lace and charm make it so elegant looking hun!! Beautiful take on the greens sweetie!! Have a lovely weekend!! BIG HUGS

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohh FAB, I love all the green!!~

Patti J said...

Cute as can be, my friend! And oh, so green! Love the sentiment - great job!

karlinchen50 said...

Hello
this is an amazing card. The design and colors are stunning.

Thanks, for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafter.
*Karla**

Monique said...

This is the sweetest St. Patrick's Day card :).. I love the sentiment and the charm is just adorable :) Have a great weekend Crystal :)

WencheP said...

Beautiful card! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Marie said...

This absolutly fantastic! I adore your card. Wonderful LO and the sentiment. Just fabby! Thanks for sharing with us over at TPS this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

Tammy said...

WOW Crystal your St. Patty's day card is GORGEOUS!! All the different shades of green and embellishment are fantastic and I LOVE that sentiment! Enjoy your weekend! :)

kimmie_35 said...

What a lovely card!
Hugs
Kim
x

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww Crystal your card is BEAUTIFUL hun, I love it and all the details and charm and the sentiment is way true and way CUTE!!!!

Enjoy your weekend!
Hugs,
Cheryl

tilly said...

stunning card Crystal.... wish I was Irish then it could have a home with me lol
Tilly x

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

WOW oh WOW! This is one gorgeous St. Paddy's card, Crystal. i love every little thing about it! GORGEOUS! :)

Courtney said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Crystal!! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Penny's. Good Luck!!

Courtney~

Ann said...

Oh my ~ I love your card; so perfect in paper choices, design, sentiment..... Thanks so much for joining us for the House of Gilli Challenge!

Beth said...

Love that sentiment - great card Crystal!

Peggy said...

Crystal this is such a pretty St. Patty's card. Great job as always. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Beautiful Crystal! I just love the lace and the lacing of the ribbon. The shamrocks with the charm and the sentiment are perfect! Gorgeous as always! Have a good weekend hun! TTYS!
hugs,
Chris

Danni said...

Gorgeous card!! Just so elegant and pretty!

catdidit said...

Gorgeous! I always struggle with green for some reason! Love the ribbon/lace treatment!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh wow! that's the best looking green i've ever seen (besides $100 bill of course - lol).

love the embellishments!

snow? will it ever end? we have sunny & 50F. beeeee utiful day here.

hugs :)

Lisa Kind said...

What a great St. Patty's card! Love all the clovers and that sentiment is so true! Lovely card, Crystal!

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful card Crystal! Lovin the shamrocks and your lace is soooo pretty!

Nancy L. said...

thats a beautiful card!!

Jodi said...

Crystal this is so pretty! What a great sentiment for the occasion! Love the stitching and lace!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at TPS....

Hugs
Judith

Marlene said...

Your green mono card is absolutely gorgeous, Crystal! Wow!!! Love everything about this! Beautifully done!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Super fantastic! I'm certainly ready to see more GREEN ... getting really tired of all this WHITE!! YOU? LOL!
Keep up the wonderful creations ... your work is always inspirational!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Wow this card is packed full of challenges. That little charm is darling. Very festive card for St. Pat's day.

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Hi there sweet friend!! Your St. Patrick's day card is super fun!! I love how good you make green look! :D Hugs, Sabrina

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

this card is lovely! I love all the green and all the stitching.

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Hello my sweet friend. I hope all is well with you. I've missed my blog visits here. So sorry about that. This card is absolutely perfect and really captures the "irish" feel with the lace and stitching. wonderful. Have a good wknd.

Joan Ervin said...

What a pretty St Patty's Day card, Crystal....the sentiment is wonderful and how cool is that ribbon laced through the lace...sooo beautiful!!!!

Shelly's Images said...

AAAAH! I am such a sentiment lover and this one is fantastic. I love the ribbon and the stitching is fantastic! We are so happy that you shared your project with us for the "Something Green" challenge this week at Shelly's Images.

Kerri said...

I LOVE the layers on this card and your beautiful lace/ribbon treatment! GORGEOUS, Crystal!!!

Patricia Garcia said...

Elegant card Crystal, Love all the FUN green color on your card. Funny my birthday is the 17th and I am a Patty, did I mention I love your card??

Hugs,
Patricia

Lisa said...

Beautiful layout! Love the card! Thanks for playing at MelJen's this week:)

Beth said...

WOWza! This is FABULOUS! Omigosh - amazing! (Stumped for words - no easy feat!) Really just gorgeous! :) Thank so much for sharing your pop of green with us at StampInsanity!

cabio's craft corner said...

Pretty and elegant St. Patty card. Love the green scheme and the pretty design of this card :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Yone said...

Lovely card and sentiment ! Tks for playing with us at the House of GILLI Challenge this week ! Hugs,Yone

Mary Duffek said...

Love, love, love this....Green is my fav. color and I LOVE IRELAND...LOL! Fabulous job.

uksharon said...

Fabulous - love your layers
Thanks for joining us at the Paper Shelter this week
Best wishes, Sharon

Abi said...

Hi Crystal, wow this is a beauty! Love your ribbon threading & that cute little charm. Gorgeous sentiment too. Thanks so much for playing along with the Sisterhood of Crafters x

Ika said...

Very beautiful card, Crystal!! love the clover and the sentiment.. love everything in this card!! soo perfect! thank you for playing at AI Factory!

Jane said...

A lovely card for St Patricks Day thanks for playing at StampinSanity
this week
Luv Jane xxx

princesskitten said...

love that sentiment

kitten DYSU team

Dana said...

Oh Crystal I LOVE this card. I'm partial to St. Patrick's Day cards since that's my birthday. LOL

Hugs~

Dana

Janna said...

Hiya Crystal! So fun seeing you play along at DYSU this week! Love this green and fresh card with a sweet clover embellie! Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week! Janna

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Crystal love this so much the design and that sentiment is super.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Janet said...

What a great sentiment. I totally agree. Love the charm too. Thanks so much for joining us at the Sisterhood of Crafters.

Anita said...

This is very pretty. Love the lace you added. Thanks for joining in the Meljen's Designs challenge this week.

frazzled2day said...

You have certainly embraced the green theme this week Crystal....a lovely card!! Thanks for playing along with Paper Play Challenges blog this week, hope we see you next week, hugs, Janey x

Shelley said...

This is stunning, thanks for joining in this weeks AiFactory Challenge. Hugs Shelley x

craftybunny said...

Love the shades of green you've chosen.Beautiful card.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
Lisa x

Shauna K said...

how adorable, Crystal!!! I'm loving all the St Patty's accents- the great DP with all the beautiful layers, the shamrock embellies and charm, and the beautiful lace- so pretty!! :D Thanks for joining in at The Sisterhood too :D hehe
- Shauna K {The Sisterhood GDT}

Sharon said...

What a pretty card.
Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty this time, hope to see you again.
Sharon x

Petra said...

Beautiful and oh so elegant!
Thanks for joining us at AiFactory this week :)

Marlena Peduzzi said...

I just love your card, especially the sewn edges! Thanks so much for joining us at meljen's Designs!

Susan's crafty chaos said...

This is stunning! Thanks very much for playing along with us at StampInsanity this week, hope to see you again soon :D

Dana said...

Hey g/f!! I knew this card was a winner!! Did you see that you won over at Stamp Something? Woo Hoo!!
http://stampchallenges.blogspot.com/
Hugs~
Dana x