Monday, March 17, 2014

So LUCKY to know you!

Happy Monday MKC fans!  Britt Bass here, happy to be bringing you a project on this, St. Patrick's Day!
First, I want to draw your attention to today's Freebie!
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Freebie Of the Day!

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Isn't Miss Kate the best!?  If you take advantage of her daily freebies, hop over to the Miss Kate Cuttables Facebook and tell her you appreciate her!
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Since today is St. Patrick's day I wanted to share a card using some traditional St. Patty's icons, but as always, I try to look at the files I have from Miss Kate and see something that others might not see.
I got to thinking about holiday icons and how it can seem like a bad investment to purchase supplies with a holiday theme...but I'm here to tell you NOT to worry!  All those files you purchased (and freebies you hoarded!) with shamrocks, clovers, and leprechauns can serve you year-round with a little creativity!


I knew I wanted to create a background for my card using some of my files, so I broke out "Borders Set of 8" and chose the two chevron, layered boarders to work with.  I cut them out several times each and lined them up to cover the background of my card.


I punched out a circle and and then used "Cute Clover" to create my clover embellishment, but I eliminated the top layers (that create the cute signature MKC face) to better suit the style and subject matter of my card.  Lastly, I used the lowercase 'thank you' from "Card Phrases".  I tied the theme-y shamrock into the 'thank you' design by using the word "lucky" in my sub-phrase.  This could be given as a thank you note any time of year!

(TIP: If you want to get more out of your word and phrase files, play with the sizing and placement of the phrases - you don't always have to use the words the way they're originally arranged.)

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!!



7 comments:

  1. Love this! Those chevron borders are amazing. :)

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  2. This is such a sweet Thank you. Love the fun borders you used to create the pattern

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  3. Thank you for reminding me to think outside of the box or holiday so to speak! Love the card!

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  4. A very clever way to use the chevrons. They make a super background. Your sentiment cut out so nicely and I like how you make the clover plain. Beautiful card.
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  5. wow Britt what a awesome looking card I love all the detail you put into it
    Hugs
    Debbie

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  6. super cute Britt....love this card

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