Saturday, 17 March 2012

Happy St Patrick's Day

Happy St Patrick's Day!

So my new embossing folders eventually turned up and my steampumk play session recommenced.
I opted for the Tim Holtz gears embossing folder, to compliment the die cut gears. I've attached a couple of the die cut gears with brads, as well as the hands on the clock so that they have movement in them.
I decided to colour Scarlet West with my pro markers to a green theme in keeping with St Patricks day, it also happens to be my mum's favourite colour too, so ideal for her Mothers Day card.
I found some lace amongst some old stuff and thought it would add a lovely frill to Scarlet's Skirt.
I decoupaged the image of Scarlet and added the lace. I'm quite pleased for how it turned out.
I thought the lace was lovely, so made a scrunched up border with it, and also added it to my Kraft heart embellishment.


My mum loves the raffle ticket embellishments at the mo, So I made her one with 'Happy Mother's Day & With Love' sentiments on.


I then grunged everything possible with Tim Holtz distress ink.



I'm entering the following challenges with this card

Memas crafts - March challenge. Just the two of us
Cute card Thursday - Challenge 208 Birthdays/Celebration
I ♥ ProMarkers challenge - 108 - Anything Goes
Ladybug crafts ink - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - challenge 22 - Shabby Chic/Vintage
Digi doodle shop - Challenge #99 - People
Kenny K's Krafty Gilz challenges - Challenge #84 -Going Green for Mother's Day!
CES Challenges - Challenge # 77 - Kolouring on Kraft - Kraft Heart coloured with distress ink
Sweet Stampin - Use lots of Green
Make it colourful- Challenge # 47 - Colour with Green
Karen's Doodles - Challenge #100 - Something Special!
Oldie but a goodie challenge - Mums the word - My gears die, has been collecting dust for years!
MIM - Make It Monday linky party
Simon says stamps challenge - Bit o' green
Sugar Creek Hollow - Layers
DYSU - Favorite color - My mum's favourite colour is Green, it is to be her card after all!
Shellys images - Terifically Thrilling Thursday- Show us what you've got.
Wags n whisker - challenge-75 - Luck of the Irish
Pile it on - #11 St. Patrick's Day and/or Shades of Green
Delightful Challenges - Someone Special
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Challenge #38 : A NEW DRESS FOR MS SPRING

29 comments:

  1. Wow love the steam punk theme.

    Hugs
    Jayne
    x

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  2. Fantastc!!! I love this style of cards and this image is great. Great idea to use lace underneath her dress. Amazing card.
    Thanks for joining DC.

    Hugs, Rosalien

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  3. Beautiful card & fabulous detail! Thanks for joining in the fun at CES this week...good luck :) Donna ♥ x

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  4. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  5. WOW this is gorgeous! Love the colour scheme and fab embossing :-D
    Came over from MIM
    Nat -x-

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  6. This card has fabulous layering !! Something interesting to see everywhere in this card. Thanks for joining us at Pile it On this week and bringing us this great card!

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  7. Fabulous! totally LOVE the embossing and also the image, Thanks for Joining us on the Pile It On challenge this time, see you soon! hugs Samantha :0)

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  8. Superb card, love your colouring and I too have used this digi before and she is such a joy to colour, you ave done a marvelous job with her. Great layout and I love the choice of paper and colours, well done. Thanks for joining us over at I ♥ ProMarkers this week, hope to see you again soon and good luck!
    Andy
    x

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  9. Love your card and your coloring. Great idea to add the lace to the dress. Thanks for joining us over at Mema's Crafts this month and I hope to see you again soon. Good Luck!

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  10. fabulous card TC :-) I love all the details on this ! absolutely fantastic ! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  11. Hi

    Wow, awesome card!! Love this steam punk style.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

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  12. Fabulous card!Thank you for playing "going green......." at KKKG'sxx

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  13. That's such fun

    kitten - DYSU team

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  14. Fabulous! Thanks so much for joining our "ANYTHING GOES" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
    Darlene
    Shelly's Images DT
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  15. wow this is fabulous ... stunning
    Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie this fortnight
    Lisa x

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  16. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

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  17. Fabulous card! Love the timepiece you incorporated. Thanks for joining this week's challenge at the Digi Doodle Shop!

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  18. wow what a stunning card ,love the image and the whole steampunk feel
    thanks for joining us at the digi doodle shop challenge and good luck
    tracey x

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  19. This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this month at Bunny Zoe Crafts. Hugs Michele x

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  20. Fab card, love the image and embossing. Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' :o) Lisa x

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  21. Thanks so much for joining us on our "New Green Dress for Ms Spring" challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy. Good luck in the draw. Please join us for the next exciting challenge which starts tomorrow!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    DS4J DT LEAD & CHALLENGE CO-ORDINATOR

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  22. Fabulous card. Thanks for sharing with us at DYSU this week!

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  23. Oh wow, what a fantastic card!! I love every little thing about it!! The dies, the image and of course how you colored it!! You are a very talented colorist.
    Thanks so much for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.
    xoxo, Christine

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  24. Wowee!! This is fab TC. Love your colouring too. Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

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  25. Wow love your fantastic steam punk card, great idea adding the little touches of lace! Thanks for joining us this week at Delightful hugs Susan x

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  26. Amazing card, fabulous design, thank you for joining us at The Digi Doodle Shop Challenge this week
    Ruth x

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  27. Fabulous steampunk card with lots of super layers and that wonderful image. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  28. Wow!! This hot and absolutely gorgeous!! Amazing card.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Green” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs
    Natali

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Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on my creations, they are very much appreciated, and make my day. TC xox