Kiss Me, I'm Irish!

Hi everyone! Bibi here today, and I know I'm a little early using March colours ... (think Paddy's Day), but when I saw that Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers had a challenge right now where kiss is the theme, I just HAD to make this Irish inspired kissie-kissie card:

An Irish giraffe? Why not! That stamp has become one of my favourites so she will continue to show up, unannounced and unexpected.

I made the Shamrock using three heart stamps, stamped with green ink and coloured in with a lighter shade. I made its stem by swooshing the green ink pad across a piece of cardstock, then cut it out in the thickness I needed.

The text is printed out, using a free font from (love that place!).  

The giraffe is popped up with pieces of foam tape underneath.

I finished off my card with some green fibers attached around the spine (is it called "spine" when we're talking about a card?)

I'm entering my card to:

Thank you for the inspiration, Snarkies!


PS: I am not Irish, although my shoulder's tattoo of the Irish harp 
and a tiny shamrock suggests otherwise:

I got it in Dublin over 20 years ago and it has faded a lot since then, but my love for Ireland has not!
♥ ♥ ♥  ♥ ♥ ♥  ♥ ♥ ♥

Updated February 24th: 
My card won me the honourable title of Princess over at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!!


Susanne Rose said…
This one is fantastic!!! It is so cool. The giraffe's glance goes perfect with the sentiment. She looks super self confident.
Artatag said…
Hehe! This one is so you.... Loooove it!!
ionabunny said…
So cool. Love your green giraffe. Perfect for a little irish luck. Spine works. Hugz
Chris Dring said…
OMG! I just love your Irish giraffe card! I'm jelly that you've been to Ireland. I so want to go there! Thanks for joining in the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!
Craftyfield said…
That's a fun one! Green and Irish poor giraffe!
Donna said…
I love your Irish giraffe Bibi!! I have never been to Ireland, but I married into a (mostly) Irish family and we got married on St. Patrick's Day...that HAS to bring me some luck of the Irish doesn't it?? Thanks for joining the sisterhood of snarky stampers for K is for Kiss!!
Bibi Lindahl said…
Thank you, Susanne! Next time I use the Giraffe, I will remember to mention that you drew her for me! I'm so grateful, you know that ♥
Bibi Lindahl said…
Yes, it sure is so me :) Thank yoouuu, Gabi ♥
Bibi Lindahl said…
Thank you, darlin'! ♥ I should be so lucky to get some Irish luck ;)
Bibi Lindahl said…
Thanks, Chris! So glad I saw your challenge just in time! Ireland is waiting for you ... ♥
Bibi Lindahl said…
Thanks, hon'! ♥ But "poor", why? It's not easy being green? No, wait - that's if you're a frog named Kermit :)
Bibi Lindahl said…
Thanks, Donna! ♥ Married on Paddy's Day, that is so cool! Did you wear a green dress? ;) I used to dye my hair green on March 17th, back in my younger days when I celebrated the day at an Irish pub in Oslo. Glad I found your challenge in time!
Lindsey said…
I love this card! Since everybody is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, of course your giraffe is. ;) The background behind him is so cool, too. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers! (You know the sisters love their Rubber Dance stamps!)
Love that tat, great card and thanks for joining our challenge at SoSS
Bibi Lindahl said…
Thank you, Lindsey! ♥ Yes, of course the giraffe is all set in green for St. Patrick's Day and she's ready to be kissed, too :) Thanks for the fun challenge! (And for loving my stamps!)
Bibi Lindahl said…
Thanks, Chelle! ♥ Great challenge!

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