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Preparing for the Irish


As I started to make this St. Patrick's Day card for an Irish friend, I reminisced about several Irish blessings and songs I've enjoyed over the years. What fun to hum and laugh over a few as I mixed the two green Magenta Nuance colors, jade and grass green, with water on the watercolor card stock.

As you can see, I wasn't able to quickly locate my "Happy St. Patrick's Day" stamp. I used a Rosie's Roadshow word stamp that I thought sounded liked an Irish blessing; inside, I'll handwrite Happy St. Patrick's Day.

Dies:

Memory Box Lucky Leaves (98314)

Stitched Square Layers Designer Craft Dies (30038)

Rosie's Roadshow Stamp (words)

VersaFine in Olympia Green

Nuance by Magenta in Jade Green (MNU 004) & Grass Green (MNU 009)

Green sequins

Water droplets in green by Queen & Co.

Decorated card stock: Authentique "Lucky" Collection 6x6 Bundle

White matting panels and card base: Conqueror 118# cover card stock in Diamond White

Heidi Blankenship has been invited to be a member of the Ice Resin® Design Team. I've always admired her card designs. Now I'll have more work of Heidi's to admire! The link below will take you to her blog posting and her first-ever on-camera video.

Click on this link to Heidi's blog, Embellished Dreams . . .

http://embellished-dreams.blogspot.com/2016/03/life-updates-creative-work-my-1st-ice.html?showComment=1457501439049#c1186509065066511113

If you're looking for an easy and sweet Easter treat presentation, you should look at this one by Anne Thompson for Memory Box.

Click on this link to the Memory Box blog posting featuring this project:

http://davebrethauer.typepad.com/outsidethebox/2016/03/plush-spring-bunny-tags-by-anne.html

Mariette van Leeuwen has made a lovely card that certainly conjures up the idea of spring. Check this out from the Magenta blog:

Here's the link to Mariette's posting: http://www.magentastyle.com/2016/03/carpe-diem-carpe-diem.html

Another beautiful spring card comes from Daniela Dobson for Impression Obsession.

Click on this link to Daniela's posting:

http://danieladobson.blogspot.com/2016/02/hellocolor-challenge.html#.Vt-8OYTB_8s

I like the simplicity of this card design, as well as the technique because there are so many ways and colors to make the basis of this card design your own. You may dress it up as well.

Click on this link to Tracy's blog posting:

http://www.tracymae.com/2016/03/distress-ink-blending-thank-you-card.html

Thanks for stopping in. Looking forward to seeing you back here tomorrow!

#MagentaStyle #Nuance #MemoryBox #Authentique #HeidiBlankenship #IceResin #AnneThompson #MariettevanLeeuwen #ImpressionObsession #DanielaDobson #DistressInks #Easter

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