Happy St. Patrick’s Day
By LeNae Gerig
Designer’s Tip: Create 4 leaf clovers using a heart stamp and Mini Chalk Ink. To keep the shapes evenly spaced, first stamp 2 hearts opposite one another and then turn your paper and stamp the remaining 2 opposite hearts.
Font: Over the Rainbow 14 and 18 pt.
- Place the card fold on the left and cover the card with blue/green dot Rock On paper. Mat 3¾”x4 1/2” Forest Suede paper with white cardstock, leaving 1/16” border. Write or print “Happy St. Patrick’s Day” on white cardstock. Cut into a ½” strip and ink edges. Glue across the suede rectangle, ¼” from the bottom. Ink the rectangle edges mint green.
- Glue the suede rectangle to the card center 5/8” from the card top. Glue 5”x1 7/8” Hammered Gold Specialty paper across the center of the suede rectangle.
- Stamp 4 hearts in green on white cardstock as shown and cut cardstock to 3 1/8”x3¼”. Ink edges green and foam tape centered over the gold border as shown. Cut a “V” shape at the bottom of a 5/8”x1” and ½”x3/4” Hammered Gold Specialty paper. Glue both shapes even with the bottom left edge of the suede rectangle as shown.
- Inside: Write or print “May the luck of the Irish be yours” on white cardstock. Stamp a 4 heart green clover centered below the sentiment. Cut the cardstock to 3 5/8”x4 3/8” and ink edges green. Mat cardstock on Forest Suede, leaving a ¼” border. Glue a 1/2/”x6½” Hammered Gold strip down the card, ¾” from the fold. Glue the suede rectangle overlapping the gold border as shown.