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Feeling Green

It's time for the new Sentimental Sunday's challenge. This week we are challenging you to "Go Green!" You can interpret however you feel, St. Patrick's day, the color green, or even recycling, but be sure to include a sentiment.

I decided to make a card for St. Patrick's day using a new, precolored digi from Meljen's Designs and a sentiment from Raindrop Echo Designs. Using a precolored digi made putting a card together really quick. These papers are out of my stash. I bought them a few years ago when a local scrapbooking store went out of business and they have just been sitting there waiting to be used.




I am looking forward to making my Guinness-Braised Beef Brisket & Quick Cook Cabbage and cracking open a Guinness while listening to my Celtic playlist on Thursday. What do you do for St. Patrick's day?

I hope you will join us in the "Go Green!" challenge at Sentimental Sundays. Thank you for stopping by!





Supplies:


  • Stamps: Shamrock Bear (colored) by Meljen's Designs, Luck Sentiments from Raindrop Echo Designs (both available on Whimsy Stamps)
  • Papers & CS: PaperTrey white cs, Georgia Pacific cs, Bazzill Basics Carob Cream, Karen Foster Design Celtic Knots, My Mind's Eye Signature Suite Textured Lime & Bohemia Textured Green
  • Inks: None
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities
  • Embellishments: Sakura gellyroll glitter pens in clear, gold & olive, Close To My Heart Stardust glitter gel, dew drops

Challenges:

Comments

Pat (mspfd) said…
Super cute card, Cheryl! The design and pattern paper works beautiful with this sweet image.
Courtney said…
This is absolutely adorable Cheryl! I love that image! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Penny's. Good Luck!!

Courtney~
Anita said…
Very cute card Cheryl. Aren't her precolored digis fantastic? Love your papers and layout.
Cheryl said…
this is one super cute image hun,and your coloring on this is just first class hugs cheryl xxxxxxxx
Saskia said…
Great card with a cute image!!!
CraftyC said…
Such a sweet card Cheryl, love the colour combo!
Clairexx
WencheP said…
This is cute, love the stitching. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche
Tammy said…
Adorable St. Patrick's Day card Cheryl. Love the dp.
karlinchen50 said…
Hello a very beautiful card, the design is gorgeous.
Thanks, for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafter.
*Karla**
Rachel B said…
Check out your fabulous card! I love all that green! Great job using up some of your stash and I love the pre-colored image. So cute! Thanks for playing along with us at Clear It Out.
Karen B. said…
This is just adorable!!
Cindy said…
Cheryl, This is an adorable St. paddy's bear!! Hope he enjoys the corned beef!!!
Thanks for visiting my blog!! Comd back again!!
Sandi said…
Cheryl - adorable image, love all your elements!
Well Done!
Thanks for playing in our 'Show us Your Green' challenge!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!
Shelly's Images said…
I love this card Cheryl! The sentiment is fantastic and I love, love, love, the look of stitching on cards!

We are so happy that you shared your project with us for the "Something Green" challenge this week at Shelly's Images.
Pattie G said…
Cheryl,
What a cute card! I love how you used our theme and the image too. Thanks for joining us this week at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
Hugs ♥
Robbie said…
What a cute bear image. Makes a cute card for kids for St. Pat's Day. Thanks for playing with us this week. Hope you will join us again on future challenges.

Robbie
1CardCreator said…
Cute card, love the buttons! We will be eating corned beef with stir fried cabbage and onions.
What a nice sentiment to go along with this image :)

And, he's got the pot of gold behind him too :)

Terrific!!
Maria
that bear is too cute! Thanks so much for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty this week!
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx
Maggie's Crafts said…
Great card!

Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion @ www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com this week!

Maggie
x
Marlene said…
Adorable card, Cheryl! Love the way you've shaded it.
Cherie said…
Such a beautiful card Cheryl, thank you for playing along with Creative Card Crew this week.
Hugs cherie
Hi Cheryl, you are the WINNER of my blog candy!! please come by my blog and claim your prize or email me at mytreasuredcreations at gmail dot com with your snail address so I can send it to you. :) Congratulations. :) God bless, Tereza
Saskia said…
Lovely to see your work at Delicious Doodles Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

Saskia :)
Fiona said…
I love the celtic design paper you've used . That's one smart bear on your card :)
What a fun and super cute card! Great image and the papers are just lovely!
craftybunny said…
Such a cute image and the papers go perfectly with him.Greatsentment too.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion and AiFactory :D
Lisa x
Kathy and Lucky said…
What a great card and your stitching is perfect and how great is the paper behind your image. The image is adorable with the shading, gives a 3D look, ok, I could go on but guess there are just so many characters allowed. :)
Janet said…
Very cute image. Your card design really holds together....it`s a great layout and the colors are very nice. Thanks so much for joining us at the Sisterhood of Crafters.
Martha said…
so adorable, and such a great image, thanks for playing with Clear it OUt.
Tracey said…
So cute! Love the sentiment :)
Have a great week Cheryl.
Hugs
Tracey
xx
Karin said…
Totally cute! Great card to ring in the holiday week :)
Rica said…
Fabulous card Cheryl, fantastic papers and colour, I love your beautifully coloured St Pat's bear and your details are just perfect.

So glad you could join us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge,
hugs
Heather xx
Anne Marie said…
This is just darling, Cheryl! Your image is colored perfectly and as always, your details all work perfectly together. Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week. So happy you did! :)
frazzled2day said…
This is an adorable card. Thanks for playing along with Paper Play Challenges blog this week, hope we see you next week, hugs, Janey x
Rhonda said…
Ooooh I love this one. The layout is great and that image is just too cute!
Happy Days said…
So cute. Thanks for joining us this week at Delicious Doodles. I hope you'll join us next time.

Good luck

Claire x
Very cute card. I love it. Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.
Hugs,
Beth
stampinbygenny said…
Beautiful sentiment and very cute image. I love that all the layers are stitched. Very nice details. Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.
Anne Temple said…
Such a sweet image and cute card. Thanks for joining us at Stmping with the Dragon.
wow! Love all the extra touches! and the stitching is fabulous! Thanks for playing this weeks Sampin' Royalty Challenge!
Jo said…
Another wonderful card Cheryl!! Great to have you joining in with us again this week at DYSU! Hope you come back next week.
Jen Leeflang said…
What a cute card! Thanks for joining us on Patties Creations Design Challenge!
Love
Jen
PCDC DT
Teri said…
Beautiful hun!
Thanks for playing our 'Green for St. Patrick' challenge at Delicious Doodles, and good luck!
Hugs,
Teri x
Allie Gower said…
Love your card.

Thanks for playing with us at AiFactory this week.

Allie Gower
AiFactory Design Team
Shauna K said…
what a cute card!! I really like all the layers and the great celtic knot paper! The 3D shamrocks and dew drops are great touches! Thanks for joining us!!
- Shauna K {The Sisterhood GDT}
Min said…
Super cute card!!
Thanks so much for playin' with us this week at Shelly's Images for the "Something Green" challenge!
Hugs & Happy Days
~Min
Bev said…
cute card..
Thanks for playing along at Pattie's Creations and hope to see you again next week.. Bev PT DT
lesleyworth said…
stunning card! gorgeous papers and delightful little bear! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!
Tameko said…
Great card. I like the way you colored your image.
Abi said…
Just fabulous, Love the layout & beautiful papers perfectly finished with the stitching. Thanks for playing along with the Sisterhood of Crafters x
TannyP said…
Your coloring ins incredible, but that stitching and layering of fabulous papers really makes my day! Gorgeous job - I love the blinged out clover, too! Thanks so much for joining the Sisterhood of Crafters St. Paddy's Day challenge. Hope to see you again!
Crystal said…
what a sweet & adorable card! great coloring! thanks for playing along at AiFactory...hope to see you again soon! hugs!

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