Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!! This is one of my favorite holidays. The kids at school get so excited about it. They are all decked out in green and a lot of the younger classes set a trap to try to catch the leprechaun that shows up every year at our school. They get necklaces or small trinkets to wear from him. Everyone seems to spot him lurking during the day. He takes the gold they leave for him, does some pretty crazy things to their rooms and never manages to get caught!

I made this last minute card to give to one of my friends at school. She is always saying on St. Patrick's Day every year that everyone has a little Irish in them on this special day! When I saw this Sassy Cheryl cute bear digi I thought of the sentiment Beary Irish and knew it was perfect for her. I gave it to her today and she loved it. I was so glad I made it for her.

Here are some wonderful challenges that fit this card

The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge #7-This is the fantastic sketch that I used for my card! A really fun sketch this month.

Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #102-This week the cupcake is a St. Patrick's cupcake with a shamrock on it. My card is covered with shamrocks.

Allsorts Challenge Week 94-This week the challenge is "Luck of the Irish" Luck is a wonderful thing to have!

Alota Rubber Stamps Challenge #55-This week the challenge is all about St. Patrick's Day!

Charisma Cards Challenge #11-This week their challenge is To "Die" For they would like to see your die cuts on your card.

Creative Belli Blog Challenge-This week their challenge is all about embellishments starting with the letter "C". I have a charm and crystal shamrocks. I have had both of them for a long time and was kind of "Hoarding" them till I made the perfect card to use them on.

Creative Card Crew Challenge-This week for their challenge they would like to see the color GREEN!

Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge #51-This week the challenge is "Anything Goes", one of my favorite kinds of challenges!

Fab "n" Funky Challenge #64-This week the challenge is "All Things Green" or St. Paddy's Day!

For Fun Challenges-This challenge is all about "A Bit of the Green" any way you like it!

Freshly Brewed Challenge #39-This week their challenge is to use "Spots and Dots" on your creation. I love to see spots everywhere on cards!

Sentimental Sundays Challenge #46-This week their challenge is "Let's Go Green" with a sentiment!

Simply Create Challenge #39-This challenge is "Just a Little Monochromatic". This fits my card perfectly!

The Pixie Cottage Challenge #61-This week the challenge is a sketch and/or green. I chose to use green!

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge-Their challenge is "Leaping Leprechauns" create a card with a St. Paddy's Day theme.

Crafty Purple Frog Challenge-This challenge is a color challenge, use the color green on your creation!

Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge-This week their challenge is to use "Animals" on your creation. I used the cute bear.

DYSU Challenge #11-This week their challenge is to "Add A Bow" to your creation. I love to put bows on all my cards!

Rainbow Lady's Challenge-This is a new challenge for me and the theme this week is St. Patrick's Day!

Papercraft Star Challenge 37-This challenge is all about the theme of St. Patrick's Day and a photo inspiration. Great combination to work with!

These are all fantastic challenges so be sure to stop by for some inspiration or better yet play along with them!

Thanks so much for stopping by to see what I created. I really appreciate all the wonderful comments that you leave for me to read. They really make my day brighter!

Happy Creating,


Kathy and Lucky said...

This is an adorable card, love it! Thank you for joining us at Fresh Brewed Blog.

FerrellGraph-x said...

Ooh, the lil' bear is just precious!
Kindest regards,
Jennifer Ferrell

Elara said...

Hi! I came from Creative Card Crew's blog, just joined today for the first time. Super cute card! I love how it looks so sparkly! :)

Debbie @ Phatelara

WencheP said...

The little bear is so cute! Fabulous coloring. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Tamara Morton said...

Gorgeous card I love the glittery paper and the colour is perfect..
Hugs Tamara Posh Cat Crafts!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi Mary, Ah great card for St Patricks Day, what a cute wee berar and your colouring is stunning. Thanks for playing on Rainbow Lady this week Hazelxoxo

Davi said...

What a great card Mary! Love your cutie bear and all the great elements you have combined. thanks for sharing it with us at The Pixie Cottage.

Michelle Quinno said...

This is BEARY cute, Mary! I'm sure your friend loved it!

Meera said...

OMG this is a super great St Paddys day card, love it.

Thanks for sharing at For Fun.

x Meera x

Mary Marsh said...

this is such a cute card and a great image-coloring is awesome-you captured the spirit of the belli challenges by using your stash-thanks for joing in with us

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Mary, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your papers and embellishments are perfect. Thanks for joining us at charisma cardz this week. Hugs, Denise x

Jen said...

Super card, love all the layers and that bear is soo cute. Love it. Thank you for joining in with Rainbow Lady's challenge this week.
Jen x

Marie said...

What a SUPER CUTE card!

Thank for participating in the Alota Challenge!

Ingrid said...

Wow, this is the perfect green card! You did a great job with my sketch :-)
Thanks for joining us this month at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge.
Hugs Ingrid

Robin Parker said...

Love this creation. Just the right amount of green and the charm is perfect. Love the crystal shamrock as well. Thanks for sharing on the Belli challenge.

scotspanda said...

awww sweet image and cute sentiment!

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


Amanda x

heidy said...

Wow what a great card!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week

Chris said...

Mary, this adorable bear card is PERFECT for our challenge at Cupcake Inspirations this week. I love your ribbon and charm embellishment. Such a great card, thanks for joining us this week.

Allison said...

sweet card
thanks for playing along with Charisma this week

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and that little shamrock charm is perfect! Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's challenge and good luck
Claire xx

Jo said...

I love this! Your colouring is superb! Thanks so much for sharing your creations with DYSU this week! It’s been great fun checking out your work on your blog!

Rainbow Lady said...

Welcome to my challenge and thanks for this super beary Irish card. Love Cynthia x

Shauna K said...

such a pretty card! i super like pop of the sparkle paper and the great charm hehe. thanks for joining us!!
- Shauna {The Sisterhood GDT}

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Cute! Cute! Cute!!!

Thank you for participating in the Spots and Dots Fresh Brewed Challenge this week!

Christine said...

A super card, such a cute image, lovely colours. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's challenge this week. Christine xx

Tameko said...

Great card. Thanks for joining us this week at SS!

Rachel Hope said...

Adorable!!!! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

Tracy said...

Your papers are awesome!!! Adorable image and that shamrock charm is too cute! Thanks so much for sharing this with us this week at Papercraft Star!

Sue said...

What a wonderful mix of papers! Love the Irish bear, so cute. Great sparkle on the card too. Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge this month. Great take on the sketch!


Anonymous said...

Hello so very beautiful card,the design is gorgeous.
Thanks, for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafter.
** Karla

Janna Werner said...

Hi Mary, such an awesome card and a fantastic bow!! Thanks so much for sharing your project with us at DYSU this week :) Janna

Vee said...

Fabulous card,with lovely details. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

Anne said...

A lovely card! with a cute image. Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage this week!

Hugs, Anne

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

hehehehehe! Beary Irish! CUTENESS!!!! I love how cuddly and plush he is. Darling card

Thanks for playing along at the Freshly Brewed Spots and Dots challenge!!!

CarlaKH said...

Ok this is my all-time fave St Patty day card...its so cute~ that little bear is adorable! Thanks for joining us at The Pixie Cottage this week!

Random Acts of Krafting said...

Too cute! Thank you for playing with The Pixie Cottage this week.

Unknown said...

Beautiful bear card, loving the green ,what a fun image, thanks for sharing with us this week at Crafty Sentiments Animal challenge.... Hope you can join us on our next challenge with a freebie image and blog hop! Jo xxx

Christine said...

Such a wonderful St. Paddy's Day card. Love that image. Thanks for joining us this week at For Fun Challenges.


Janet said...

Awww---so cute! I've fallen in love with the image and you've got some great embellishments! Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters!

darling Ho said...

This is so cute!! I love bears and yours are so lovely.
Thanks for sharing it at SC, hope to see you soon. ~~hugs~darling Ho~~

Keely Livings said...

I love your fabulous St Patty's Day card! Thanks so much for playing with us at DYSU :)

Janice said...

Well done, love the color and design you've used! Thanks for playing Simply Create this week!

stephanne said...

This is oh so cute!!! I can see that this little cutie didn't get pinched this St. Patty's Day!! A lovely creation, thanks so much for playing with us at TFWC this month!!
hugs, stephanne

Unknown said...

thanks so much for playing along with SC, and congrats on being one of the top picks. :)