Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Birthday Card~ St. Patty's Day Card~ and My Chickens :)

Hi Bloggers!!!
I have a few cards to share for a couple of different challenges along with a couple pictures of 
"The Girls" as we call them
Spring is in the air was a beautiful 63 degrees outside but very windy so nothing could really be done outside without being blown over.
I did manage to get a couple of projects done though...
I recently won a stamp set over at Paper Smooches~ this adorable Party Pals stamp
and I was dying to ink it up.
I made this birthday card!
The stamp and sentiment are both from Paper Smooches
Designer Paper is from Simple Stories (?)
Cardstock is all PTI
I colored the image with my copics and added some Twinery Twine in Maraschino.
The edges were all distressed using my Tim Holtz distresser

I am entering this card into:
Birthday Sundaes~ Birthday card w/ Sentiment

My next card and gift bag are using the super adorable file Lucky Me and 4 Leaf Clover Shaped Card  from 
Now I posted my DT project yesterday and if you missed that you can check it out here
but I loved these files so much I wanted to play with them some more
So my card uses the 4 Leaf Clover Shaped Card file
Instead of using the shaped card I cut all the layers and just used the front of the card for this.
I added 
My Creative Time~ Scalloped and Stitched Circle Die to the center along with the Tiny Tag Die in which I put my dollar bin stamped sentiment
I tied it all together with Trendy Twine in Twisted Lime
and added some Diamond Stickles for some Bling :)

I am entering my card into the following Challenges:
Pumpkin Spice~Button, Twine and a Circle
Little Scrap Pieces~ Use a Button and a Bow

Finally my Gift bag is again from the Lucky Me file and I used an envelope for the actual bag!
My fellow DT'er Tmika shared the how to on her You Tube Channel
A very super simple bag tied all together with some fun ribbon I had in my stash!!
I plan on filling it with some treats for my son's teacher!!

Ok now I just had to share some pictures of 
"The Girls"
It was so nice outside and they were loving life! I was trying to take some pictures of my card when they came to the back door to be photographed...LOL
Aren't they too cute?!?!

On that note I am signing off but will be back tomorrow with a new color challenge for
E.A.D Design!!!
Have a GREAT night!!!


  1. Awesome projects all of them. Say hi to the girl's for me and congrats on all the goodies you recently won.

    DIANA L.

  2. Cute cards!! I love the stamp set you got- the images are adorable! You have chickens???? Do they lay a lot of eggs? :)Amy

  3. Hi, Jessica!!! Love your cards and the gift bag -- very well done!!!

    Well, the ladies sure do look like they're enjoying the weather... lol!

  4. OMG. Your creations are just awesome. Great Coloring on the first card. Your 2nd creation just blows my mind it looks Amazing and I just love it.


  5. Beautiful cards! Love your girls :-)

  6. Very Pretty Cards. Lol I didnt know you had real Chick's. Thanks for sharing AJ!

  7. Your cards are so gorgeous, Jessica, and I love the Lucky design on the gift bag!! And oh my gosh, the girls are absolutely adorable :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  8. First I just have to say I love the pictures of 'The Girls'! And I love the cards. The top one is just way to cute and I so love the shamrock on the other one. The gift bag is great and I'm heading over now to watch that how to video! :)

  9. That card is so ADORABLE! I also love the other card and gift bag! The girls are cute!

  10. All three cards are just those girls they look like they are a hand full...
    so cute...... they must be laying chickens - do you live on a farm?

  11. Great cards, Jessica! Your "girls" look pretty big. Do they lay large eggs??--Pat N

  12. FUN cards!!!!! and check out your chickens...way toooooooo fun.

  13. Great projects Jessica, and I love the pictures of "your girls". How many do you have?

  14. Great stuff!! Love the chickens, lol.

    Be blessed, Beckie

  15. Awesome cards!! I esp love that little paper smooches bunny! He is too cute! Thanks for sharing picks of your girls! Looks like they were enjoying themselves! :)
    Tracy M

  16. fab cards girl ;)

    and "the girls" are too FUN!!!
    nothing better then fresh eggs ;)

  17. Awesome cards!! I love that Shamrock and the layering you did. "Your Girls" are too cute!! :) They want a spotlight too!! ;) Thanks for joining us this month for the Trendy Twine Challenge!
    Trendy Twine DT

  18. Cute cards! I love the face on the bunny:0) So funny!

  19. Your cards are AMAMZING!! Your birthday card striped papers and adorable image is so darn cute!! TFS! Wow, you have chickies-how cool is that....please send some of that warm weather to MN,lol!
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful cards...amazing work as always!
    Sherrie K

  20. Awesome cards! I love those ST. Patty's Day cards with that gorgeous Trendy Twine! Thanks so much for joining in at the challenge over at Trendy Twine!

    Trendy Twine DT

  21. Jessica thank you so much for joining my challenge again this week! Love those chickens and what you did with those cut files the card is a fabulous design. I am struggling on what to make for all my friends at work to many ideas can't pick one....

  22. All of them are just wonderful, super cute projects and I love your pic of your chickens :)

  23. Love the goodie bag Jessica and the card. Great font on LUCKY!! your girls are lovely and yum I'm just think you get FRESH eggs ahhh how I would LOVE that:) TFS

  24. Your projects are so adorable! Thanks for joining us this week at Birthday Sundaes! :)


  25. Super duper cute cards, Jessica!

  26. Hi Jessica! You're cards turned out terrific & that bag is just too adorable. Great pics of the chickens.
    Love how you said they were wanting to get in on your picture taking action. It is almost as if they knew...
    Take care sweetie!

  27. Thanks so much for joining our challenge this month. Loving this card... so pretty. Love the layering and the paper you used.

    Les :)

  28. Super cute projects! Love your St. Patrick's day projects!

    Trendy Twine DT

  29. Jessica,
    I love the clover card and sweet gift bag! I love all the layers and the button on the clover, so cute!

    Thanks for joining us in the Trendy Twine challenge and the Pumpkin Spice challenge!!

    <3 Alyssa
    Trendy Twine DT member
    Pumpkin Spice DT member

  30. Fab fab fab cards!!! I love them both!!! Thank you SO much for playing along with us at Shop Pumpkin Spice! I hope to see you playing again in more challenges! :)