Closeup image of Saint Paddy's Day Card using Stampin' UP products

St. Paddy’s Day Card Challenges

Every once in a while, I like to play and combine a lot of card challenges.  Today's card combines three different ideas: card design, card layout and color.  Make sure to check out these fabulous blog sites.  They are a terrific source of inspiration on those days when you are having creative block and can't seem to come up with an idea.

Birthday Wit Stamp Set by Stampin' UP

A Little Birthday Wit

The Birthday Wit stamp set by Stampin' UP is loaded with funny sentiments for birthday cards.  I decided to pair it with a few of my favorite colors like Peekaboo Peach and Lemon Lime Twist, as well as one of my top ten picks from the Occasions catalog.  

Quirky Critters Stamp Set image shows sloth

Quirky Critters Sloth Birthday Card

This cute belated birthday card features the adorable sloth from the Quirky Critters Stamp Set in the annual catalog.  The image was stamped with memento ink and colored with the Stampin' Blends.  Using the Layering Circle framelits also from the annual catalog, the image is cut out on the big shot along with a scalloped frame cut from garden green card stock.  The framelits come with 16 dies in a variety of different sizes that will be a go to for all your card making needs.

Lemon Zest Bundle from Stampin' UP

When Life Gives You Lemons…

When life gives you lemons, you should live it with zest. Also, bundle these great products and save 10%.  The Lemon Zest Bundle from Stampin' UP has found a perfect mate with the Sale-a-bration Tutti-Fruitti note cards (FREE item during Sale-a-Bration with a qualifying order) and the Tutti-Fruitti DSP paper stack.  Don't they all coordinate beautifully?