Monday, March 14, 2011

Feeling Lucky Card

This week's challenge at Fantabulous Cricut is "Hip to be Square" - create a square card using green and gold (or bright yellow).   As soon as I saw the challenge, I knew exactly what I was going to make:  a race car birthday car for my youngest son's friend, using some green and gold foil paper that I had purchased.  As you can see from the picture below, that plan did NOT work out!!  Instead, I ended up making a St. Patrick's Day card for my husband.
I did use the remnants of the gold foil paper.  (It really does not seem to get along with my Cricut at all!)  I used Paper Doll Dress Up for all the cuts, with the exception of the gold "coins" which I punched with my Crop-A-Dile and the gold on the hat, which was cut by hand.  I ran the large shamrock through my crimper for a bit of added texture.  The hat and pot of gold were cut multiple times and popped in order to give a bit of dimension to the card.  I used a gold gel pen to add a few dots to the images for interest.  The stamp is from My Creative Time and I hand cut the tag.

There are some amazing takes on this challenge created by the Fantabulous Cricut Design Team.  Head on over and check things out - then join the challenge yourself!

24 comments:

Lisa said...

Hahahahaha! I LOVE it!!!! Thanks so much for sharing!

Lisa
prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

Tracey said...

How funny.......your card is so cute, I'm sure your husband loved it!

Besthobbyeva said...

Too cute Kate! I love it. Your husband is sure to love it as well! You are so creative!!

Kel and I got your thank you card, it is so cute, thanks so much!!!

Laurie

Coach fans said...

You put a smile on my face when I saw this card. Can't wait to know what your husband thinks.

Great job,
Georgiana

MiamiKel said...

ROFL, Kate! What a hiliarious thought to see how your kids birthday card went into a whole new direction, lol! Hee hee! This is fabulous though! Love the colors and the little adam and eve leaves are ingenious! :) x0x0

Tanya said...

Whoo hooo Kate! Cute, cute, cute...hope you glued down those shamrocks with super-glue! This is just too cute! I love it!
Tanya

bonkdawn said...

Adorable!! Love the strategically placed shamrocks! LOL! He will love it!

Robin's Creative Cottage said...

Will your hubby even notice the pot of gold! ... what a funny card Kate! :)

Maquel said...

Great job!!!! Made me laugh!! Adorable! Your hubby will love it!! ;)

Maquel (Fellow DT member)

Rhonda Emery said...

lol made me laugh how cute is this love it

sandee said...

This card just makes me smile..and feel naughty all at the same time! hee hee ( FCCB DT )

Sarah said...

LOL...love it! Can't wait for a full report in regards to your husbands reaction :)

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So super cute! you rocked this card!

Luv Scrapping Together said...

Oh Kate! Your husband is going to love this! Great job, my friend!

~Hugs,
Saundra :)

Maria Elena said...

What a lucky... I mean lovely card ! LOL
Thanks for commenting my blog !
Have a great Monday ;-)
Maria Elena.-
http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

Emily said...

This card made me laugh so hard :) Your husband will love it!

April said...

Really cute!

~Tammy~ said...

Slaps forehead! What a genius idea to use the crimper. Do you know I have one and never think to use the darn thing, and I would have never thought to use it for my shamrock focal piece! This is adorable Kate!

Audrey Frelx said...

OMG! What a fun and really cute card!

Linda Kaiser said...

Kate: This is super cute. Sorry I did not comment sooner! Love all your work.

Linda

Angi @ CokiePop said...

So cute. It made me smile. Love the gold coins and the other cute details. :)

Maria Elena said...

This is super cute ! great job Kate !
Have a great Wednesday ;-)
Maria Elena ~
http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

ROTFL!!! Love it!! As I'm sure your hubby did too!! :) What a cute idea!!

Tara said...

Haha I am sure he LOVED it!
Tara