Saturday, 9 February 2013

Green Beer

Hi Bloggers.

It's St. Patrick's Day next month and there's an appropriate sentiment on the Creative Expressions Cheers Stamp Set. Here's one of the green cards I made for the shows last Monday.

For the background, I inked through the Stone Mask with Peeled Paint Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I then stamped the 'Celebrate' stamp from the Cheers set several times using Peeled Paint. With the stamp in my hand, I randomly stamped the Plaid Stamp using Forest Moss Distress Ink. I made sure the ink was dry and then inked around the edges with Forest Moss using Cut n Dry Foam. I added an Idea-ology Custom Fastener to each corner.

I stamped the pitcher from the Cheers Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I coloured it using Meadow Lime, Soft Moss and Jade Teal Cosmic Shimmer Matt Drawing Inks from the Garden Twist Set. I cut out using Spellbinders Labels 28 and inked through the die with Peeled Paint.

I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with the clear powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Matting Basics A and inked through the die with Peeled Paint.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Black Pearl around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia love this one my uncle would love it he;s into beer thanks

  2. I dont know one man who would not like this one,I love the background stamps aswell,

  3. Morning julia what a great card i love this set f stamps they make great mens cards. Xx

    Debs A

  4. Ughhhhhhhhh. I can't imagine what green beer would be made from. Peas? Broccoli? Cabbage? Love the card though - very patriotic. Ju

  5. Morning Julia
    Am watching you as i write this.
    These a great stamps for guys and the background techniques that you are showing are great.
    Amanda x

  6. Another fab guy card, Julia. The dies are still only on my wish list... Better do some juggling cos they're so great! Hugs Annie

  7. Hi Julia, another brilliant card, all your examples are inspirational. Not got the stamp sets yet, but think they are a must. Bx

  8. Morning Julia,
    Great male card not sure about the colour.

  9. Good morning Julia,
    While I am not a beer drinker I do think this is such a fun card. I do admire your style. Happy early St. Patrick's Day.

  10. Morning Julia, WOW, what a fantastic St. Patrick's Day card this would make, loving the colours you used, but 'green beer' don't know how this would go down in the 'local pub' ha ha.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  11. Lovely card love the colours and the sentiment xx hazel


  12. Morning Julia,

    Lovely mans card. X

  13. Hi Julia, As my aunt is Irish and she and my uncle go to the pubs for St Patrick's Day celebrations I think I will have to give this one a go!! Regards Jackie D

  14. Hello Julia, A great man's card, the backgroound is stunning, love the colour amd sentiemnt. Think I need to get these stamps.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  15. Hi Julia wow this is a great st Patrick's day card that would look equally good done in normal beer colours with a different sentiment!! Will definitely be getting these stamps when I can find them as they would be very useful for me as I have a brother and two nephews who are very into their beer!!! Lol love Lesley x

  16. Hi Julia, lovely card and love the green. x

  17. great card ,perfect for Paddy's Day.Laura O

  18. Hi Julia, a great card for all the guys young or old
    but as Patricia said maybe a different colour of beer
    i'm not sure about green beer. Nancyd xx

  19. Hi Julia, this is such a fun card! Love the green beer, Carole Z X

  20. Hi Julia
    What a super card just perfect for the males!
    Have a great weekend

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