Sunday, July 12, 2020

St. Patrick's Day Gnome Card

At the beginning of the year, I challenged myself to use this gnome for every season and holiday throughout the year. So far, I have used it on winter, Valentine's Day, The 4th of July and now a St. Patrick's Day card. From the moment I saw this gnome die, I just knew I wanted to make a St. Patrick's Day card with him. I used Authentique St. Patrick's Day themed papers for this card. You really can't go wrong when it comes to Authentique papers! I used an embossing folder to make a Swiss Dot pattern on the white paper, which made it so the oval background would have some interest and texture to it. Additionally, I used a Tim Holtz clover punch to make the smaller clovers. To make the larger clover I die cut 4 small hearts and arranged them to look like a 4-leaf clover. To top it all off, I added a sparkly gold enamel dot in the center of the large shamrock. I used a computer generated sentiment to complete the card.

I was flattered that Authentique chose this card to be included in their April 2020 Fan Feature.


  • Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Gnome Die
  • Authentique Paper Emerald Collection
  • Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables Die
  • My Favorite Things Stitched Mini Scallop Oval Stacks Die
  • Tim Holtz Clover Punch
  • Tiny Heart Die
  • Gold Sparkly Enamel Dot
  • Cardstock: green, white, orange
  • Darice Swiss Dot Embossing Folder
  • White Gel Pen
  • Twine

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