Friday, March 16, 2012

Good Luck!

 St. Pat’s Fact: St. Patrick was born in 385 AD somewhere along the west coast of Britain, possibly in the Welsh town of Banwen. At age 16, he was captured and sold into slavery to a sheep farmer. He escaped when he was 22 and spent the next 12 years in a monastery. In his 30s he returned to Ireland as a Christian missionary. He died at Saul in 461 AD and is buried at Downpatrick.

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Good morning!! EEK!! It’s the Friday before Spring Break, it’s the day before my birthday and St. Patrick’s Day and I’m the hostess over on the Viva La Verve Forum!!  I chose my favourite sketch from the Verve January Release :)  In honour of my favourite day, I used my Verve Lucky You stamp set and matching Shamrock die. I’ve stamped the sentiment onto the Curvy Bookplate die and layered that onto a journal card.

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Here’s a rerun of the card I made in January :)

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I so hope you’ll join us for this week’s sketch!!  Make sure you come back tomorrow for the BIG DAY!! If you’ve been here over the years, you’ll know I always have a birthday “goodie bag” to give away!! Woohoo!!

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what’s in it?

stamps: Lucky You, Tag Time (Verve)

paper: rustic cream (PTI), chocolate chip (SU), This and That (Echo Park)

ink: onyx (Versafine), chocolate chip, mellow moss (SU)

accessories: shamrock die set, curvy bookplate die (A Cut Above by Verve), journal card (Maya Road), gems (Kaisercraft), button (SU), fillable frame, wine tag dies, twine, button (PTI), embossing folder (Cuttlebug), ribbon (May Arts)

9 comments:

KimCreate said...

Hey Maureen, I have been enjoying your St Patty's Day facts! Happy Birthday.
Love your cards.
Kim

Meghan said...

Happy Birthday tomorrow! And Happy Spring Break!

Niki Estes said...

Great cards, Maureen! I love all the layers and details. Hope you have a Happy Birthday!

Marisa said...

Great sketch :) Love the brown and blue together and can't wait to try the sketch. Happy day before your birthday :)

Luanne said...

8 hours and 32 minutes. I'll celebrate with you in Blog Land! :-) Love the sketch and I can't wait to get to my craft table this weekend!

Karin (PeppermintPatty) said...

Such beautiful cards! Love them!
It's just 2 hours till the 17th here in Sweden so I guess I can say Happy Birthday from me too!
/Karin

Lisa S. said...

I love this card and your awesome sketch. I'm behind (a little, lol) but this one motivates me to get going. :-)
Happy early Birthday to ya and "May the luck of the Irish be with ye" on yer birthday and everyday thereafter.
Sending birthday hugs,
Lisa S.

Jen W. said...

Love those stripy shamrocks - really gotta get me some of those!

TannyP said...

Well I guess I better get my butt over there and participate...this sketch is a beauty and you've used it perfectly (as always!) Gorgeous stamps and beautiful papers, combined with perfect bling & buttons?! Yep - it's a Moe card!

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