Happy Saturday and Happy St. Patrick's Day! Today is the monthly Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Party and today we have the fun theme of St. Patrick's Day/Irish. The Blog Party is every 17th and you can link up your projects on Claire's blog here. And, as if that weren't enough excitement, today is also the day to share a new Waltzingmouse Stamps Sketch Challenge!
And I decided to pre-plan (for once!) and combine these two events into one card:
I jumped at the chance to use the wonderful houndstooth pattern stamp in Anya's new Heirloom Patterns set, released last month. I love it! Really, is there any card that couldn't use a little houndstooth?! For my shamrock I stamped three little hearts from Sweethearts and punched them out with the small heart punch by EK Success. The lined border stamp in Heirloom Patterns makes for a convenient stem for my shamrock. For the sentiment, I used a stamp from L'il Buddies and selectively inked it to say "lucky to have you," rather than "so clucky to have you."
I think I'll give this one to my daughter with a little box of Lucky Charms cereal...right after we set up our leprechaun trap. Does anyone else have kids that insist on doing this each year?!? We haven't been able to catch one yet, but he does manage to leave a few gold coins behind while making a rushed exit.
Thanks for joining the party and have a great St. Patrick's Day!