Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Shamrock Blessings

Close - up on the faux embossing. A new technique at JUGS.

Sentimùent from Meljen's design: May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.

Good Afternoon

The green and gold challenge at Shelly's image was the inspiration for this card. Since it is St. Patrick's day soon and the Irish have such a beautiful way of saying things, I thought I'll join them this week. The background was done with a faux technique. Instead of embossing you use diecuts or punches in the same colour as your cardstock and glue the cutouts on the cardstock. Very nice technique of creating your own background. Unfortunately I don't have any shamrock dies or punches. I've used my marianne's design diecuts. I've used 3 different ribbons and the only gold buckle I could find, which I had to modify by taking out the middle pen. The sentiment is from Meljen's design and the diecut is from cuttlebug and the CAS team require sentiment as focus point.

Challenges I'm joining:

JUGS #127 - Faux embossing

CAS-friday CFC43 - For sentimental reasons

Charisma Cardz #9 - Ribbons

Thank you and may YOUR blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.


Darlene said...

Simply beautiful Olga! PERFECT!! Thanks so much for joining our "GREENS & GOLDS" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images DT

Cat's sCrap said...

Fabulous card ! "Très chic" and very smart. Wonderful embossing. Original project ! Bravo !

Hugs from France.

Clare Brown said...

fab card,goodluck at charisma this week.

hugs Clare x

Hannelie said...

Gaan loer op my blog... daar is iets wat jy moet lees!

Min said...

I just love the shape and embossing on this Olga! Fabulous!!

Thanks so much for playin' along with us for the Shelly's Images "Green & Gold Challenge”.
We hope you'll join us again tomorrow for another FUN Challenge! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
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Jen Leeflang said...

Hello again Olga - jou kaartjie is SO oulik -
I love the buckle and the sentiment is perfect!
Thanks for joining us on our Green and Gold challenge at Shelly's Images. Good luck in the draw!
Jen Leeflang

Michele Gross said...

Wonderful sentiment! Thanks for getting sentimental with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Oh those scrolls are fabulous with this technique! Thanks for joining in at JUGS

Carrie said...

Love this!

Thank you for joining us at Charisma this week!

Carrie xx

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

So pretty! Love the buckle embellishment! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! We're so glad you did!

Andrea M said...

Great example of faux embossing! Lovely card! Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls!

febe said...

Beautiful on its simplicity. Love the embossing and the sentiment. :)

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