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20 March 2011

The luck of the Irish

Are the Irish really lucky people?   I've always wondered... or maybe because they believe they are, they are...

This week's challenge at the Tiddly Inks Challenge blog was another hard one and I have to confess that I wasn't going to enter it, but it would be rude not to wouldn't it?  Especially since I was the lucky winner last week.

This week, there were two options, either a St Patrick's Day/Green/Luck theme or an environmental Earth day theme...  Green is definitely not my favourite colour, so once again I struggled with this one... don't you just love challenges that actually challenge you though?!

I decided to use Donna once again (Donna and Belinda definitely seem to be my favourites) and I altered her a little by drawing a bunch of four leaf clovers and sticking them over the frog she was holding in her hand.
























































































This image was coloured up before I started recording my copic numbers.  The papers are from October Afternoon and Bo Bunny and the ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl.

And in other news, we have started our 1000 or so mile boat journey to Imperia in Italy.  We are hoping to average around 20 - 25 knots and stop in Naples (and hopefully Elba) along the way.  So no crafting for me for the next few days, but luckily I have a stockpile of cards to post!  For those friends and family members that know how, we have our AIS tracking turned on, so you can track our progress on http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/ or the Google version (http://www.vesseltracker.com/en/Googleearth.html).

Happy Sunday!

Arabella Chickie in Lavrio, Greece

9 comments:

DonnaMundinger said...

OMG!!!! This is just precious! LOVE how you added the 4 leaf clovers! Brilliant! Thanks for joining us again at Tiddly Inks. XXD

Christy/Tiddly Inks Digitals said...

Well, isn't that clever. :) Super cute and well done as always. :)

Loopylou. said...

awww that is just so cute and i bet the froggy is having a whale of a time munching up all that clover from inside the bunch!! lol !!! thank you for coming to play with the tiddly inkers again hugs Lou xxx

CraftyMomOf2 said...

this is just FABULOUS!!! I LOVEEEEEEEEEE the clovers!!! gorgeous coloring. Just beautiful!!

Thanks for joining us again at Tiddly Inks!!

Hugs!

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Absolutely fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Tiddly Inks!
Marlena:)

Tracy (JTK Ink - Jedi) said...

Great job! This is such a cute card! Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks this week!

Larissa said...

Fabulous card! Love the clovers you added! Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks.

Hugs,
Larissa

ChickieChirps said...

This one is brilliant, the drawing of the clovers looks fabulous! Well done on making it look so professional.
And the green works! So you've challenged yourself beautifully and done a great job.
I'm watching you guys track your way across the world on the AIS!!
BB

femke said...

this is adorable!!! love what you did with the clovers. thank you for joining tiddly inks this week.

greetings femke