Thursday, March 17, 2011

St. Paddy's Day Blog Hop

Hi everyone! Welcome to The Paisley Turtle & the St. Paddy's Day Blog Hop. You should be arriving from Liliana, or if you just happened to stop by today go back to the beginning and visit Denise @ Designs from my Heart. If this is your first visit to The Paisley Turtle, I am so glad to have you. Please take a minute to look around, become a follower or leave some comments! :o)

I had a vision for a fun card that told a story. This is TOTALLY not my norm and WAY out of my comfort zone, but even if I do say so myself it is pretty cute!

Supplies Used & Elements Description:

Card is 4.25" x 5.5"
Leprechaun - cut from Freshly Picked Cricut Cartridge @ 2.59" - gnome1 on p. 35 of handbook; paper used K & Co. Remake Grass Greens Mat Pad, K & Co. Remake Earth Browns Mat Pad; smile - Peachy Keen Everyday Character Face Parts PK-494 stamped with dark brown chalk ink
Four Leaf Clovers - cut from Give a Hoot Cricut Cartridge @ 1" - bird1 accent on p. 45 of handbook, papers K & Co. Remake Grass Greens Mat Pad
Sky - 2" strip cut from Hippie Chic MatStack by DCWV punched with Martha Stewart Ribbon Loop Edge Punch, light blue CS by DCWV punched with Fiskars Upper Crest Border Punch
Grass - K & Co. Carolyn Gavin Greenhouse Mat Pad & Remake Grass Greens Mat Pad, cut by hand
Clouds - hand drawn, paper unknown, on pop dots for dimension
Fiskars Small Scallop Paper Punch
Kiss Me I'm Irish Stamp - Scrappy Mom's The Charmed LIfe Stamp Set, stamped with dark brown chalk ink

I hope you enjoyed this card today, I had a LOT of fun making it!

Your next stop on the blog hop is: Meighen, and for a full list of hop participants, please visit our hostess: Denise @ Designs from my Heart

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  1. This is so cute!!


  2. It certainly does tell a story AND its super adorable! Love the little leprechaun, TFS!

  3. I liked that you converted the gnome to a leprechaun. Great idea!

    Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

  4. I love that you tuned a gnome into a Leprechaun! What a great idea!! Your card is so cute. I'm a follower--you can find me at ksjennings at gmail dot com or

  5. Very cute. Love your turtle card holder. Thanks for sharing and I am a follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

  6. Very cute card.
    cstephenson at q dot com

  7. super cute card!!! good job! New follower!
    craftycardgallery at gmail dot com

  8. Great idea and follow design making a gnome into a leprachan. Looks great!

  9. I love your card and the added turtle with hearts on it how cute is that. I am a follower and TFS.


  10. What a cute card. TFS.
    debbie_craine at hot mail dot com

  11. Hello Lori,
    Your card is super cute. I like how you made the clouds pop out. I'd like to invite you to post your creations in our gallery at


  12. Is that a cute little guy or what? Love the layers and paper , thanks for sharing.

  13. Your card is really fun! TFS and such wonderful inspiration.

    Christel (Scrappin' Sista)
    askscrappinsista (at) hotmail (dot) com

  14. super cute card! I am a new follower. I found your blog from MOMO! I cant wait to check out your other projects~

  15. Wow love your blog
    Momo sent me and I am now a new follower
    if you would like to visit me

  16. Great cards. :)
    I came over from Momo's and am your new follower. If you would like to take a look at my blog, and become a follower, it is:

  17. Hi Lori - momo sent me, but you had me with your featured quote. Amen! I'm a new follower. Love your work, too. Please stop by and visit me and if you like what you see, follow :D
    Happy Crafting!

  18. Hi, I've been sent by MOMO, isn't she fabulous. Love your blog. I'm now a new follower. Would love if you dropped by mine.

  19. thats such a cute card you did a good job momo sent me

  20. I love your blog, such cute projects! I am a new follower, sent by Momo. Would love it if you had a moment to check out my blog,

  21. Cute projects. Momo sent me. Visit my blog for a chance to win some blog candy.

  22. "Momo Sent Me"... Just poppin' in to say "Hi"... and take a look around. My first time here and a new follower... *Ü*. I'm looking forward to visiting with you often.
    **Lots of Hugs**
    P.S. I ♥ your creativity... *Ü*!

  23. Super cute card. Look forward to seeing more of your creations. I found you through Made by Momo's blog followers post. I was already a follower. =)


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