Tuesday, March 6, 2012

SUOC40, It's Fun Being Green!

I was having so much fun stamping and chatting with Jennifer Timko, I totally forgot to post my card for this week's challenge. Sorry, folks!

When I learned of the theme for the SUO challenge, and the timing, of course the first thing that came to mind was St. Patrick's Day. So I went to grab my St. Paddy's-themed stamps.......*crickets chirping*.  What the...?  I don't OWN any?!  The closest thing I had was the "Happy o' birthday" greeting in the On Your Birthday stamp set. Hmmm, do I know anyone with such a specific birth date?

Well, it just so happens that I know THREE people who were born on St. Patrick's Day, my cousin's triplets!  The next task was to improvise a shamrock, and the Hearts Collection Framelits had the perfect size for the job.

Tomorrow I'll post a couple of pictures from the stamp-fest or, as Jennifer called it, the stamp-a-pa-looza!  I am embarrassed to admit, I only got two cards finished.  But I sure had a lot of fun making them! And Jen - I didn't mean to imply that the room would be a mess when you left. Just that in a day or two it will look like a hurricane blew through - Hurricane Cindy!

Stamp: On Your Birthday
Cardstock:  Very Vanilla, Garden Green, Basic Black, Nursery Nest DSP
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Big Shot, Square Lattice folder, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Scallop Trim Corner Punch, Metallics Brads


  1. Such a great card!! I love the inlaid embossing to make the shamrock!

  2. I'm so jealous you to to stamp with Jen. :) Love this card. Perfect for a St. Patty's birthday card.

  3. This is a beautiful shamrock Cindy. A great idea for a St Patrick's day birthday.

  4. Hey, I heard that chirping sound over here, too! Funny!

    Fun layout and love the embossed shamrock layer. TFS!

  5. No St. Patty's day stamps here either. Love how you improvise! Great card!

  6. Very cute card! Love the idea for using the Framelits.


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