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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The luck of the Irish

Next month brings St Patrick's day - The patron saint of Ireland, I've never made a card for this holiday but when The Scrapoholic Candy Store released their latest digi stamps I just couldn't resist Lucky Penguin.
OK I hear you - what has a penguin got to do with St Patrick??? Nothing but you have to admit that he is so adorable!


I just had to color him up and this challenged me as I don't usually use green in my designs but I couldn't avoid it with this little fella


I colored him with Spectrum Noir Markers adding white highlights to give him some depth.

I chose to do a large card for this one and matted an 8x8" base card with Green card. I then chose some shamrock digital papers and again matted these and my image with the same green card. Placing them in a symmetrical design on my base. The added shamrocks are sticker I bought in my local papercraft store which just balanced the image.

Oh and the little fella "adjusted" his sentiment after all he is so much cuter than a duck would have been!

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5 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

Oh my what a cute St Patrick's day card! The penguin is just the cutest.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Lea Brawn said...

How fab. Great card x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a gorgeous card I love the oh so sweet penguin. Hugs Jackie

Bad Kitty said...

cute!
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Fiki ❤

Tracy Welham said...

Absolutely adorable! Creative Blessings, Tracy x