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Monday, March 15, 2010

Happy St. Patricks Day

I made this sweet 5 x 7 card for the Crafty Secrets and Heartwarming Vintage challenge at Paper Craft Planet.  I needed to use a Crafty Secrets image, this sweet St.Patrick's Day image is available for free at the Crafty Secrets blog, along with a lot of inspiration.  The challenge also called for flowers, I made these with Flower Soft on green wires.  It also calls for it to be CAS, clean and simple.  I originally made it with a large green button poised where the bouquet sits.  Then it hit me a little later in the day, there were supposed to be flowers!  So I took the button off and replaced it with this bouquet, sorry if it's not too simple.  I took a Valentine Doily and fashioned it to look similar to her bouquet.  The paper was printed at Free Vintage Flower Art Scrapbook Paper, the green was a different shade so I used some Kelly Green ink and sponged it to get this color. I used a MS punch, some dimensionals, and two ribbons from my stash.    I am also entering this in the Cupcake Craft Challenge Going Green, and for A Spoonful of Sugar, because they are looking for something recycled.  And Raise the Bar, is looking for something Green as in the color green or recycled Green.  I recycled the wrong color paper, the Valentine heart doily and the green wires have been in my stash forever!  I bought them years ago to make silk flowers on an ink pen for my daughters teachers.  And actually the paper I printed the stripes on to was on it's way to a landfill from work. It is a crack and peel paper that prints with an antique look to it, so I recycled that piece twice!  lol.  Thanks for looking, ~Diane

10 comments:

  1. Diane, you have done a fabulous job with this digi image! Love all the detail - the lacy punched border the, the lacy ribbon & that darling cone of flowers! Great job with this challenge!

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  2. oh, this is an adorable St Patty's day card...love the lace and the little cone :)

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  3. gorgeous card - so much pretty detail

    Thanks so much for joining in at Cupcake Crafts this week
    Hugs
    Victoria
    x

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  4. Diane, this is the sweetest vintage, love the little tussy mussie. Hugs

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  5. I really like this card - I have that image and I love how you have used it here. The little bouquet is a great touch!

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  6. Very pretty, vintage look card! I love all your die cut layers and trims! You really know how to put a card together!!!

    xxx Kristen

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  7. What a sweet card! I love all the greens on it, and way to go with all the recycling. Your image is adorable, thank you for going green and joining us at Raise The Bar!

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  8. Diane, this is sooooo sweet! I made a card using this too! I always have problems finding things on PCP; and as usual, could not find the Crafty Secrets challenge to which you referred. It is probably over, maybe that's why I can't find it? You did an awesome job on it anyway, and thanks for visiting my blog too!
    LeAnne

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  9. I love the embellie at the bottom..super cute :)

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