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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Lucky Shamrock


Good morning!  I have a card to share using the adorable Hamlet PigWit, who is From the Heart Stamps March Stamp of the Month.  This set comes with 2 versions; the one I have used today and one with a butterfly and daffodils...both are adorable!

If you played along with last month's progressive challenge, you received this image for free.  If not, there is still time to play along....  You can purchase the image in the shop or if you spend $10 in the shop, you can enter THINKSPING to receive it free.  If you play along this month, you will automatically receive the April image for free.  Sounds good, right?  Right!

I have used the Mojo Monday sketch and kept it clean and simple.  Hamlet is colored with pencils; I have tried to color him as I remember the pigs when I was growing up on the farm.  They aren't really white, but they are not pink either...just a hint of blush is how I would describe them.  I've added just a touch of glitter to a few of the shamrocks and coated the die cut shamrock with glitter.  I like how this simple sketch lets Hamlet shine!

Image: From the Heart Stamps "Hamlet PigWit Think Spring"
Ink: Printer, Sakura Black Gel Pen
Paper: G.P. 110, SU! Garden Green, PTI True Black, Karen Foster Designs DP
Embellie: Martha Stewart Crystal Fine Glitter
Extras: Prismas/Goo Gone, Spellbinder's Nestabilities, QuicKutz Shamrock Die, Foam Tape

You can find more inspiration from the DT and challenge details here.

Challenges entered:

Cards in Envy: Think Green
Die Cuttin' Diva's: Luck of the Irish (QuicKutz Shamrock Die)
Fab 'n' Funky: Animals (no people allowed)
Loves Rubberstamps: Shades of Green
Mojo Monday: Sketch


{PIN}spirational Challenge: Inspiration Photo (shamrocks, ladybug)
Simply Create Too: Animals
Sweet Stamps: Lucky
Twisted Tuesday: Live a Clean, Green Life

Thank you for stopping by!

Angela

19 comments:

Keti said...

Cute card. Great take on our inspiration photo.
Thanks for playing with us at {PIN}spirational Challenges.
Hugs, Keti (DT)

Laura Lunsford said...

Adorable card! Hamlet looks great Angela! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Loves Rubber Stamps Challenges and look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations again soon. Have a beautiful week! Laura

Linda Palmer said...

Darling card. Love the papers you used and beautiful colors.

Kristie said...

What an adorable little piggie. I love the small scalloped black border around the image. Great take on the sketch. Thanks for playing with us over at Cards in Envy!

Kelly L said...

Love this image, and your coloring of Hamlet is perfect! He looks great with this sketch and color scheme. Good to see your cards again, Angela. Hugs, Kel

Nikki said...

Great card. Love the dsp and all it's 'shades of green'. Your image is so cute too. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.

Nikki

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,fabulous image and papers.xxx

meine-bastelarena said...

Adorable card! Love your design and the sweet image. Thanks for playing along with us at Fab´n´Funky Challenges. Have a wonderful day and good luck! Hugs, Sujin

Danie May said...

Such a cute card for St Pat's Day. I am really loving the beautiful clover background paper and cute image. Thanks so much for joining us at Cards In Envy. Danie xx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh I love this cute little piggy and the adorable design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Carol Willis said...

Fabulous card Angela, love the adorable little pig.
Hugs
Caz x

Gerda said...

What a super cute card!! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

DT-Member SCT
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

wendipooh13 said...

ahhh the piggy is too cute!! LOVE the coloring!!! sooo much for playing along with Cards in Envy!!!!

Tracie said...

So cute. Love your matching shamrock.
Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday challenges.

Lynne said...

So cute! Gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!

Pat said...

Lovely card, great image and super design, thanks for sharing at Fab'n'Funky.

Pat xx

Sandy Trefger said...

Cute card! I love that adorable little piglet and the shamrocks! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

Diane MoneyGoolsby said...

Love your cute piggy card--great work! Thanks for entering our Challenge #57 - "Animals"--hope you enter our upcoming challenges too.

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://SimplyCreateToo.blogspot.com
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

Kim Heggins said...

This is just too cute...I love your sweet little pig. Thank you so much for playing along with Simply Create Too!