Monday, March 14, 2011

The Wearing of the Green

St. Patrick's Day is in two days so I wanted to make a card for my mom.  I have had one made for my dad for a couple of weeks.  But I just could not decide what to do until tonight.  It came to me that her favorite color is green.

We went shopping Saturday and she bought 3 pair of sandals, red, tan, and green.  She was so excited to find green sandals.  My mom is so cute.  She is 84 years old and has the energy of a 25 year old and wears cute chic clothes.  She always looks like a million bucks!!
So here is her card.  It is just perfect for her!  The Wearing Of The Green!!!

I used the NIFTY FIFTIES cartridge to cut the dress forms and dresses.  A three dresses were embossed with the Cuttlebug. The shamrocks stickers, gold beads, and ribbon are from Michael's.  The little glittered flowers on the dresses are from Target.  The black card stock is Recollections.  The gold card stock is AC Specialty and the paper used to make the dresses is from DCWV.

And here is the inside sentiment.


My Sheri Crafts   St. Patrick's Day
The Sisterhood of Crafters   St. Patrick's Day
Penny" Paper-Crafter Challenge    Going for the Green  
Little Red Wagon   St Patty's Day
ECP Challenge   Green
Cooking With Cricut   Two Shades of Green
More Than Favors   St. Patrick"s Day


  1. Absolutely gorgeous Charlotte!! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Penny's. Good Luck!!


  2. Oh, I love this! Thanks for sharing!


  3. what a great card!! I really like sentiments inside and out, and what a creative idea to use those dresses- I'm sure your mom will love it ;) Thanks for joining us!!
    - Shauna K {The Sisterhood GDT}

  4. I hope your mom enjoys her card. She sounds like fun!


  5. This is so cool! The details are awesome! Thanks for sharing with us!

  6. Hello a very beautiful card, the design is gorgeous.
    Thanks, for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafter.

  7. Hi, Charlotte! Oh, what pretty card you made your mom!

    Sorry, I hadn't been around lately -- life just kind of got in the way!

    Hugs, my friend!

  8. Wow Charlotte... this is adorable !! what a great job, lovely details in special the glitter !
    My suggestion: You can play our challenge #21 at Cooking With Cricut : Green scene ...
    Have a great Wednesday ;-)
    Maria Elena ~ CWC DT

  9. This is so creative! I love how original and beautiful this is. Awesome job. TFS and thanks for joining us again this week at Cooking With Cricut!
    ~Madison CWCDT

  10. Great card!! Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

  11. Beautiful! TFS, Come and visit me over at my blog, I have some awesome Blog Candy to giveaway. It ends on Friday :D Bug Hugs....

  12. This is just beautiful! TFS your creativity-Cathie

  13. Thanks for your entry !
    Maria Elena ~ CWC Design Team

  14. Great card, Charlotte!! Love it! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Cooking With Cricut.

    ~ Jen, CWC Design Team

  15. Lovely card! Thanks for playing with us at Cooking with Cricut :)

  16. Such a pretty card! Love the little story about your Mom. She sounds amazing:)

  17. What a crafty idea for this unusal St. Patrick's Day challenge!! I love how you used the dresses..very unique!

    Thank you for joining in with our St. Patrick's Day challenge over at the Sisterhood of Crafters.

  18. FUN!

  19. What a great card! I love the dress forms! they are sush a great idea for a card. Thanks for joining us over at Cooking with Cricut this week :)


  20. What a unique card.....I love it! Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters!

  21. What a beautiful card! I love those dress & dress form die cuts! I may just have to buy that cartridge! TFS!

    A new follower,

    btw I was sent by Momo!

  22. What a terrific card. I just love the dresses in green!

    Momo sent me and I am now a new follower