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Monday, March 10, 2014

Sweet Stamps- Lucky

 It's Tuesday- so that means another great challenge at Sweet Stamps .  Our challenge theme for this week is Lucky. I decided to try the Card in a Box this week.
 How fun are these cards!  They do fold down to fit into an envelope..... I found a tutorial-  HERE thru Pintrest that fits into an A-2 envelope.  Here is a pic of this box folded down flat:
 My Dad is 100% Irish, so I have to say I love St. Patty's Day cards ...and I also love Corned Beef and Cabbage too : )

 I added some of the images on thin strips of acetate. I cut the sentiment into pieces and added them in a graduated fashion for more dimension. I added shimmer with Fairy Dust Creative Inspirations Paint and the Sakura Gold Gelly Roll pen.

Here are the supplies I used on this card:

 I hope you will join in the challenge! Every entry qualifies you for a chance to win $20 of items from the store at Sweet Stamps, and if you use a Sweet Stamps image- you will receive an additional chance to win! The winner is chosen by so everyone has a chance to win!

  Here is a direct link to the Monthly Challenge as well- 2/15-3/14-Folds. You have a chance to WIN- winners drawn by *** There are still a few days to join in***

  Stop by the Sweet Stamps Challenge Blog HERE to see what the rest of the DT has created for the Challenges

 I am inspired by Challenges:
Make it Monday - Anything Goes- the last challenge for them : (
Artistic Inspirations- A/G St Patrick's Day
Sparkle and Sprinkle- A/G with EP and Sparkle
The Pink Elephant- Picture Inspiration
613 Ave Create- A/G St Pat's/Irish Saying/Blessing/Quote
Amusing Challenge- Green
Open Minded Crafters- Use something Green
Get Inky- Green; St Patty's Day

***Sweet Stamps also has a PINTREST page- HERE ***

Thanks for stopping by!


Donna said...

I've been seeing these box cards all over lately. They seem to be all the rage. I love all the detail you added to yours. Beautiful St. Patty's Day fun! Hope all is well with you. I am in Las Vegas for a conference but really looking forward to coming home early Thursday.

Maxine D said...

What a wonderful project Shelly - love the box and the way you have added dimension and sparkle.

Anne Temple said...

Love your exploding box and will definitely check out the tutorial. Love all the elements you've added.

jimlynn said...

Fun, cute, and creative!! Love it.

cass said...

Wonderful project, would love to be able to make one myself, great card, thanks for joining us at Open Minded Challenges this fortnight

Loz said...

Fabulous card in a box and images. I saw this on MIM..Loz

Donna K said...

Bless my blarney stones this is cute, Shelly!!! I have never tried or even wanted to try one of these cards, but you have outdone yourself and almost enticed me to try it. Your coloring and papers are just adorable together….CUTE, CUTE!

Sandy Fredrick said...

Awesome design, beautiful coloring on the leprechaun. Love how everything pops up around the box.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Wow! This is so cool! Love the way this folds down!

Beth Norman said...

So sweet. You did an excellent job with this style of card.

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Great job on this fun St. Patty's Day card in a box! Aren't they fun to make!! Have a great week!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

What fun box card! So cute!!!

~ Kendra ~ said...

This is so FUN!!! I love it!! Love all the details!! Wow! Very inspiring, have not done one of these yet, but really want to!!

Anne Temple said...

Popping back to say what a wonderful project this is and I'm so glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge this month!

Janine said...

What about potatoes?
Your card is fun and fits Irish and German with the big tankard of beer. Great work.

Monica Taylor said...

Love these cards in a box. I have not been courageous enough yet to try one. Thanks for sharing over at 613 Avenue Create. Monica, DT

stamping sue said...

Shelly! your card in a box is terrific! I discovered this card myself and really like it! I've made three so far and plan on making more.
stamping sue

Leanne said...

This is lovely! I must make something for this challenge & to send my daughter for her first St.Patty's day celebration with the Irish at ND.

Amy E said...

What an AWESOME card Shelly!! I LOVE all the detail! I saw some cutting files for this style in the Silhouette store and bought one, but haven't tried to make it yet. It's on my list for next week hopefully!

Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your sweet words!!!

Shirley said...

How wonderful and so much fun at the same time! Love the design and thanks for the link too! A really cute and pretty card, Shelly!!

Terry said...

Shelly, you are just one clever cookie! What a fun St. Patrick's Day card and love those images right down to the ice cold beer! Enjoy the weekend!

Penny said...

I am loving this box-style of card. And you did a great job with this one! Really cute and fun details, Shelly! Love it! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Have a great weekend & St. Paddy's Day, too! :^)

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Love this card! It's still a fold that I have to try! Great combination of elements!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

Crafty Humphreys said...

The box is very clever (might have a go at that myself!!), but the way you've decorated it is amazing! Thanks for joining in with the Artistic Inspirations Challenge! Suz xxx

Eret said...

Such a fun box card. The way you've decorated it is awesome! Love it! Thank you so much for sharing your fantastic card with us at Sparkle N Sprinkle. I hope you'll join with us again.
Eret x