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Luck Be a Lady… Bug

March 17th, 2013 · 17 Comments


Waltzingmouse March Blog Party

“Luck” is the theme of this month’s Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Party. Not surprising, since today is of course St. Patrick’s Day. The song “Luck Be A Lady” immediately popped into my head, and when I discovered that ladybugs are considered good luck charms I followed the directions in Kelly Slattery’s YouTube video to create Ladybug Punch Art for my card.

The card design was based on SCS Featured Stamper Nancy Littrell’s Simply Congratulations card. Instead of using several patterned papers, I stamped a variety of background images and ended up using five different WMS stamp sets! The dots on the ladybug were created with a small solid circle stamp from the Vintage Circles Small set.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Compact Sentiments – Part Two, Vintage Circles Small, Off Beat Backgrounds, Pic-Nic Patterns, Musical Backgrounds (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Paper: Real Red, Basic Black (SU!); Pure Luxury Crème de Menthe, White (Gina K. Designs)
Ink: Real Red, Gable Green (SU!); VersaFine Onyx Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Styled Silver Hodgepodge Hardware, 1″ Circle Punch, 1-3/8″ Circle Punch, 1-3/4″ Circle Punch, Horizontal Slot Punch, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals (SU!); Green Satin Ribbon (Ellen Hutson); Scor-Tape (Scor-Pal)

Tags: fun & frolicky

17 responses so far ↓

  • 1 marybeth // Mar 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    I love that you used a lady bug… adorable card!

  • 2 Tammy // Mar 17, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    So so adorable! How brilliant to us a lady bug! That song also popped in my head too! Ha!

  • 3 Cassie K // Mar 17, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    I love that song and the fact that “lady”bugs are good luck fits perfectly with it too. Great card.

  • 4 Pauline // Mar 17, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    So cute, I love the ladybird, and the mix of stamped backgrounds!

  • 5 Deborah Frings // Mar 17, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    What a fun card! Love the ladybug and the musical backing!

  • 6 teresa kline // Mar 17, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    cute card, luv the ladybug..so glad you joined us for the WM party…have a wonderful week!

    enjoy *~*

  • 7 Renee L // Mar 17, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Adorable!!
    Love that you used a ladybug and a music sheet…
    goes so well with your theme! :)
    Now I’ll be singing that song for the rest of the day!

  • 8 Joyce M. // Mar 17, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    Now that song is stuck in my head! What a great card, and I love your giant lady bug.

  • 9 Tracey McNeely // Mar 17, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    The lucky ladybug, what a fantastic take on the theme for this month! Beautiful and cute too.

  • 10 Cammie // Mar 17, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    Such a cute lucky lady.Love the mix of patterns on the background.

  • 11 Kelly Schirmer // Mar 17, 2013 at 5:59 pm

    Oh this is so sweet, Vera! I love that you made a ladybug card for the luck theme. I always think of it when I see them (even the ones that sneak in my house all summer!) Love the ribbon gathered with the beautiful clasp. This card is so sunny and cheerful that it’s making me yearn for spring even more!

  • 12 Sharron // Mar 17, 2013 at 5:59 pm

    What a great take on the theme! Your lucky ladybug is so adorable and love that you added the music panel.

  • 13 Julia Aston // Mar 17, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    I just love your big lady bug Vera! how cute – wonderful stampings on the panels

  • 14 Lynn Mercurio // Mar 17, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    This is such a clever take on the theme, Vera…and look at all the WMS images you used! FANTASTIC!

  • 15 Laura Jane // Mar 17, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Now I’m gonna be singin’ that song for the rest of the hop! SUPER FUN card:)

  • 16 Pat (mspfd) // Mar 18, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    Love this Vera! Beautiful background stamping and wonderful punched butterfly.

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  • 17 Jane Harrah // Mar 19, 2013 at 9:24 am

    Such a cute little lady! Luck has to be with her.

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