Sunday, March 4, 2012

An Irish Blessing For You


 It's round or square week over on the Mojo Monday blog and round it will be :)

After a short hiatus from St. Patrick's Day cards, another one was in order so I'm one card closer to my required quota.  Out came Verve's Lucky You shamrock set and the matching dies are such a joy to work with!

Used a tried and true colour combo and just "had" to go with polka dots again....sorry....I'm on a bit of a bender with them lately....even embossed them in the background!

Just need to make one last St. Patrick's Day card and then you'll have a reprieve from them until next year LOL!    But I won't commit to your not seeing any shamrocks until then as there could very well be a "lucky you" card or two somewhere along the course of the year.

Wishing you the blessing that's on the card, and sending you many thanks for all your wonderful comments.  They make my day and fuel the fire to keep creating (((hugs))).

Challenges:  
Raise The Bar - Twine 
Friday Mashup - St. Patrick's Day

 

What's In It?
Stamps: Lucky You (Verve) 
Paper: Draft, Wild Wasabi, Happy Go Lucky (Pebbles)

Ink: Garden Green, Black 
Accessories:  Scalloped Circle and Circle Nesties, Shamrock Dies (Verve), Scalloped Border Punch (SU), Seeing Spots Embossing Folder, Black Half Pearls, Black Buttons, Twine, Dimensionals

25 comments:

Katina said...

Gorgeous as usual Marisa. Love the fresh colours and I have a thing for polka dots too!
xx

nwilliams6 said...

Marisa, another absolutely fabulous St Pats day card. You have the best green papers of anyone I know and you use the best sketches. I am trying to do a green card for a challenge and I am so stuck. I am going back through all your green cards now. Hugz.

Dawn Easton said...

FUN card, Marisa! Loving those new Verve stamps and dies!!

Christina said...

You always rock the greens, my friend! Love your circle card, which is just perfect for all of those cute polka dots!

Maureen said...

I will never have a problem with seeing St. Patrick's day cards!! They are a vision for me :) Love the embossed background and, of course, those sweet little shamrocks :) Be still my heart!! I see your husband is a multitasker with the remote!! I'm up early (well, my body is used to the 6:30 wake up) to watch more curling :) I miss not seeing Martin there for Alberta :(

Wanda Cullen said...

Such a sweet circle card! Love the touch of kraft with the green/white combo...gotta love that green (and the polka dots)!

TannyP said...

Gorgeous job, Marisa! That is phenomenal. The polkadots are perfect and I love the button & half pearls!

Sue said...

You can never have too many polka dots Marisa!! Your card is gorgeous, I love the contrast of the lime and the green!
congrats on your win at AnnaBelle's last week, a very worthy winner! :)

Vickie Z said...

Look at you "getting your green on"....haven't even played with these shamrocks yet...what is wrong with me?!?!? lovin it!!!

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Hi Marisa,

Thanks so much for sharing your fabulous card with our challenge this week.

Love all the details you've added, the twine is a great addition.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz
Friday Mashup DT

Nance Leedy said...

Oh Marisa! This is darling. I love the two greens that you have combined and the way your polka dots and round shapes flow throughout the design. Those shamrocks are fabulous every time you use them! Sorry I've been such a stranger...life is WAY too crazy, does it ever slow down, LOL! ((hugs))

StampendousGraphics said...

Fun shaped card! Thanks for playing with our challenge this month!

Benzi said...

That's a cute Irish card, Marisa. Love those shamrock dies. Maybe I'll have good luck just for commenting on your card. Think so? LOL

Lisa said...

Lovely card! Thanks so much for joining us at The Friday Mashup.

Heidi Baks said...

Wow, this is a beautiful card! The colors are gorgeous! Thanks for playing the Mashup this week.

Andrea Ewen said...

What a wonderful celebration of St. Patrick's Day! Beautiful card and beautiful use of your (and mine) beloved green! Fabulous!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Super cute, great use of the colors and circle card WHOHOO!!! I think you got me hooked on those, really. I have enjoyed making so many of those lately.

Paula Bee said...

Beautiful card! I love the polka dots and the embossing! Fantastic card!

Rita said...

Fabulous card! I love the texture and all the beautiful elements that came together so perfectly. Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

~*Joni said...

Marisa, this is so beautiful! It's like the Mojo Monday sketch was designed after your card. ;) Beautiful color palette and perfect for the upcoming green day! Thank you so much for joining in on our twine challenge this week at Raise The Bar!
~*Joni RTB DT

Betty Wright said...

You totally rock a card in the round! I have the hardest time with them. There is only so much I can cram into such a tiny space. I may need to break out a GRAND Calibur and make me a huge circle card and load it up. LOL! Love this look and those adorable Verve shamrocks...well...rock! Awesome card!

Scrappychick said...

ABsolutely fabulous! Thanks for playing with us at Stampendous!

Holly said...

I love this.. It's so clean and bright and what a great shamrock Image.. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup.

Spellbinders Paper Arts said...

This is such a happy card! It makes us smile! Thank you for sharing Spellbinders Scalloped Circles and Standard Circles Nestabilities! Nice work!

Jingle said...

This is so pretty! Thanks for joining us for the Stampendous! Challenge!