H2H Challenge - The Wearin' o' the Green

Welcome to my blog, Paper Crafting With Rebecca!

Today I am entering a Heart2Heart Challenge which has teamed up with the Double Trouble Paper Crafting group for some added fun. If you would like to see the rules or join in on the challenge please click the link below...

I hadn't realized until this challenge how very seldom I use green cardstock. Yes, I use it during the Christmas season, and a "poison green" or two for Halloween, but when I went to the storage box which contains my Close To My Heart (CTMH) scrap paper, there just weren't a whole lot of greens in there! 

Not being sure what I wanted to create, I browsed through my various sources of inspiration... my CTMH Idea Books, various card magazines... but I didn't "feel" that inspiration until I looked in my Cricut Access projects file. There I found the card that inspired me for this challenge (I simply added my own bits here and there).

To start with I customized my card design in my Cricut Design Space and then I cut out the pieces using my Cricut Explore Air. I also gathered together some CTMH Willow ink and a CTMH discontinued background stamp set (D1750). However, any background stamp would have worked for this project, including Background Builders or Border Medley.

I used the background stamp to add some life to my plain cardstock. This is an easy way to create your own patterned paper.

Next it was just a matter of assembly. I used my Bonding Memories Broad Tip Glue Pen to adhere all the parts together. Lastly, I applied three green rhinestones from my stash to help balance out the bling of the Gold Glitter Paper.

That card was simple and fun to make. I really should work with green more often! 😉

Thank you again for reading my blog. If you have any questions or comments I always love reading them... just leave them for me in the comment section below!

Happy Paper Crafting,

P.S. - I was playing with my video abilities... here is a video you might get a chuckle from...


  1. I love your card with the rainbow and shamrock. I really like how you created your own pattern paper and used the gold glitter. Thank you for joining us at Heart 2 Heart.

  2. Great tutorial, cute card. Thank you for joining us this week at H2H

  3. Very cool card...love how you used green for your rainbow and your variety of pieces (personalized stamping design paper and gold glitter)...love everything about your card, the layout and big bold sentiment...lovely St. Patrick's Day card. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Dare and Heart2Heart. You may also be interested to know that Three Amigos BlogHop Challenge is rainbows...I'm sure they would love you to share on their challenge too. Another challenge would be Color Dare Challenge #331 which closes this evening, check it out.


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