Monday, 15 March 2010

Tuesday Taggers 9th March

I haven't had much time lately for blogging, or for crafting, come to that. Unfortunately, at the moment real life is having to take priority. However, I have managed (at the last minute!) to make something for this week's Tuesday Taggers, where the theme is St. Patrick's Day. Since I don't have anything specifically to do with St. Patrick, I'm hoping a general Irish theme will be okay.

I decided (inspired by Debbie Dolphin's host of wonderful examples) to make a round easel card, which I cut with my Nestabilities. I have just bought the Celtic knot die by Joy!crafts (available from Crafts U Love ) and it seemed to be perfect for this project, mounted on to some My Mind's Eye paper. The base of the card is stamped with the Hero Arts Delicate Vine Background. The "Good Luck" stamp is one of a set of stamps free with the current (April 2010) issue of Papercraft Inspirations Magazine. The Irish Blessing & butterfly are Elusive Images from Graphicus. I finished the card with some shamrocks made from punched hearts. (Edit: I now realise, of course, that shamrocks have three lobes to the leaf, so these had better be lucky 4-leaf clovers!)

It was a bit of a rushed job (I should just about make the deadline!) but I think it turned out okay in the end.

5 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

That celtic knot die is girgeous and perfect for this card - the round easel card seems to be the new thing - ust try it.
Your card is wonderful
Lisa ;)

craftimamma said...

This is beautiful Lynne and such pretty shades of green. Love the round easel too.

Lesley Xx

lisa said...

I see you've got the round easel bug too, Lynne. They are really great aren't they. I love what you've done with it, the colours are beautiful.
Hope life isn't too hectic.

Lisax

Sally H said...

Stunning card, Lynne! I love the celtic knot die. Thanks for joining us at TT this week x

Debbie Dolphin said...

oh wow!! thankyou.
i was so shocked to see my name on your blog really really shocked!!!lol
love what you have done its ace
love debbie xxxx

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