My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Happy St Patrick's Day

Card Recipe
Card Blank - 14.5cm x 14.5cm.
Penny Black Stamp - Sweet Surrender.
Martha Stewart Design Paper - Seasonal Pad.
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Small Deckled Rectangles.
Sizzix Original Small Die - Shamrock.
Martha Stewart Punch - Lace Heart.
Embellishments from stash.
Coloured with Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
I did not have a stamp for this occasion so I used the Sweet Surrender stamp and replaced the hearts with shamrocks.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Blog: Week 94 Luck O' the Irish.
The Sisterhood of Crafters: St Patrick's Day.
Penny Black at Allsorts: March Challenge Welcome Spring (I have used St Patrick's day as this is in Spring).
Fab 'N' Funky Challenge: Challenge #64 Happy St Patrick's Day.

Linda xx


  1. This is such a gorgeous card Linda. So bright and cheerfull and perfect for our challenge this month at Penny Black at Allsorts. Your image is coloured beautifully and I love the way you have inked the grass and sky.
    Good luck in our draw and we hope to see you next time.


  2. What a fabby way of using Sweet Surrender - it's great when you are able to use the same stamp for other challenges, Luv Sam x

  3. What a cheerful card Linda, love your colouring and the clever way you used the stamp with the shamrocks.

    Thanks for sharing at Penny Black at Allsorts.


  4. Brilliant way to use the stamp Linda! Love this card - so cheerful. xx

  5. Hello
    wow this is sweet, this is an amazing card. The design and colors are stunning.

    Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood Crafters.
    * Karla **

  6. Linda, this is a riot of lovely green -- I don't know whether to be green with envy for your card or your wonderful blue summer house!

  7. adorable card linda...thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday this week..hugs kath xxx

  8. Great card Linda and such a great idea too. I have this same stamp and have masked out the hearts before to use it for other occasions, but didn't think about that this time!


  9. Oh this is so cute, fabulous card Linda.

  10. what a gorgeous card, I love it :o)

    thanks very much for entering my Irish theme this week at Allsorts


    Amanda x

  11. Hi Linda

    A brilliant card.

    Love your happy image with its fab background.

    Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

    Love Jules xx

  12. such a great card! i super like all the shamrocks! And what an adorable image hehe. thanks for joining us!!
    - Shauna {The Sisterhood GDT}

  13. Hi Linda

    What an adorable creation, so fresh and bright and a perfect Spring card.

    Thank you so much for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts, good luck and look forward to seeing you again next month.

    B x

  14. What a cute card. You've done a great job of coloring the hedgehog and the shamrocks pull the whole thing together. Great work! Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters!


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