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Mar 17, 2010

CIC50 Shamrock Wishes

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!  -  Even though I'm not Irish I still like to celebrate the day by wearing green.

Here is my card for this weeks Cupcake Inspiration Challenge.  What a fitting cupcake for St. Patrick's day.
I wanted to create a card that could be used for something besides a St. Patrick's Day card and I think this works.  I wanted a "linen" like feel to match the napkins and just had to include a shamrock of some kind. 
My little (Gnome or Leprechaun) is from Stampendous.  I colored him with Prisma Colored Pencils and paper pieced the hat.  I added some glitter (Sea from Art Institute) to the Shamrock.
My colors are:  Card Stock: Sage Shadow (SU) Light Beige is from a piece of Chocolate Box Core-dinations.  The patterned piece is one I've had in my stash forever and had no company listed on the back.  The (Wish) sentiment is a $1 find (Inkadinkado) and was stamped with Sage Shadow ink.  The eyelet lace is from my stash as well.  The brads are from Paper Hedgehog and the flowers are Prima's.
I distessed the edges with a paper distressing tool (SU).


  1. CUTE!!! Love the paper pieced hat!! Thanks for playing along with the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge!

  2. Hey Ida! This is just DARLING! I love his plaid hat!! woohoo!

  3. Happy St.Patrick's Day Ida! I just love your paper pieced gnome!

  4. Very cute - love the pastel colors you chose!

  5. this is a cute st patty's day card ida-I really like the eyelet lace you used on your card

  6. I love this so much! The colors, the layout, that gnome...one of my faves of yours!

  7. Absolutely adorable! Your CIC projects are the best! Really love the paper piecing here! And this lace looks so pretty here!

  8. Super cute!! Love the knome's hat!

    I've become a Follower of your blog and I hope you will Follow mine as well :).

    Many Blessings!!

  9. oh my is this ever cute, great CIC card!

    enjoy *~*