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Sassy St. Patrick’s Art! New paper & Tim Holtz stamps! GREEN Sale!

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Cheers! ATCs with Shenanigans and Malarky by Design Team Member Shannon Cooper

Yes, these may be a bit too much for some of you, but (please!) just go with it! Shannon and I had fun finding just the right sentiments for this new collage sheet. Here’s an intro from Shannon’s blog post:

What do you get when you cross snarky sentiments and alcohol? Irish people! But also a really funny collage sheet from Alpha Stamps. Leslie made my wee heart happy with the new images! The problem, however, was choosing which ones to use for my project.

I ended up making five chunky ATCs — and after a pint of PBR, I decided they needed someplace to live, so I turned a Mini House Front Box into a mug-shaped caddy. [Scroll down just a bit to see the ATC caddy.]

I ultimately decided to make ATCs because I really wanted to try out the new Alcohol Pearls. The inks were daubed on some Yupo paper, then I used stamp pads with a few stencils to make the backgrounds. Pretty simple application but the shimmer from the alcohol inks was impressive! The frames are free-hand cut (because at this point my beer was 3/4 finished so I forgot I owned a straightedge…) from nice card stock then spritzed with some shimmery spritzy stuff. The card stock I used for the cards is thick, with a nice texture, so I also used it to cover the side and back of the caddy.

To wrap up the day of mad crafting, I busted out the bumpy chenille stems and made two little dancing dudes that are getting their Irish on. This one is Seamus and he likes Riverdance. Seamus is accompanying me to the St. Patrick’s parade here in Savannah, so I know I won’t be pinched!

I love what Shannon has made! Check out the bow tie on Seamus, too: it’s one of the new Tiny Glittery Green Bow Ties (also shown at right). And scroll down a bit more (or come back after reading the rest of Shannon’s blog post — with a tutorial!) ’cause those bow ties and EVERYTHING GREEN is on SALE!

More New Goodies! (Love those Vintage Papers!)

Yes, those first 2 photos in the 2nd row really are paper! Laser-cut printed cardstock in beautiful vintage designs (and this 12×12 paper pad is from the coordinating collection)! Plus those 2 new Tim Holtz rubber stamp sets are perfect for adding a bit of faded, old tile (or wallpaper) to the edges of a scene or a collage!

Back in Stock

Everything with GREEN in the name is ON SALE!

What’s this? A FLASH SALE on Everything with GREEN in the name!?! From things colored green to items like “greenhouse” (“GREEN” had to be in the name to get caught in this group).

This is a 25% off sale on EVERYTHING in the GREEN Collection!

39 options… including the 4 highlights below!

The sale ends at midnight on Monday night, March 11th. Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

Shenanigans and Malarky Giveaway!

I decided to pick out some of my faves from Shannon’s Supply List (plus a couple more of the GREEN items in the FLASH SALE) for today’s Giveaway!

New Saint Patrick’s Day Collage Sheet
New Tiny Glittery Green Bow Ties
Chunky ATC Blanks
Waves & Seaweed Solid-Color Paper Set
Alcohol Pearls – Sublime
Double Dot Vintage Wasabi Green Scrapbook Paper
Sea Green Mermaids Collage Sheet

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Shannon’s artwork (some of which are listed above in this Giveaway) — and don’t forget the GREEN SALE!

To enter the Shenanigans and Malarky Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Monday Night, March 11, 2019).

And what are you going to make?

Don’t forget to leave your (hello!) correct email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via

Hey, who won the Circus Puzzle Blocks (and Tiny House) Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Laural! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, March 10th, 2019

29 responses to “Sassy St. Patrick’s Art! New paper & Tim Holtz stamps! GREEN Sale!”

  1. Kat Cashwell says:

    Happy St. Patrick’s day! This is perfect and I would have to make leprechaun with a pot of gold!☘️🍀

  2. Barbara A says:

    What fun! These ATCs are the best. Love the snarky sayings.

  3. Ann F. says:

    ATC’s are so much fun to make. I’ve been wanting to try Alcohol Ink. Love that it shimmers!!

  4. jo says:

    These St. Pat’s ATCs are so cute and funny! Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. Nadine says:

    Happy St. Patrick’s day!

  6. Judy Adamcyk says:

    Looks like a great leprechaun house to me.

  7. Happy St. Patrick’s day to everyone.

  8. Jen R says:

    Green with envy at the talent!

  9. Annie W says:

    Love the sassy sayings. I would make more cards!

  10. Celia says:

    Ah..malarky and luck….fun combo!

  11. Happy St Pat’s Day!!!

  12. Jean Marmo says:

    Such fun! I would also do something for St. Patrick’s Day!

  13. Kathe Deck says:

    That mug-shaped ATC caddy is totally clever and cute! I would have to make ATCs, they’re so much fun.

  14. Nancy E says:

    Love this!

  15. Denise Bryant says:

    Fun ideas! I’d make St Patrick’s Day cards and ATCs!

  16. Janet Turner says:

    I love this idea- funny and cute! would like to make some gift boxes with a St. Pat’s theme.

  17. Karen Mallory says:

    Cute!!! I would make St Patrick’s Day card!

  18. Catharine McCammon says:

    Well…I know I would use those tiny green liquor bottles!

  19. Mary Ann Fry says:

    I love this and would make one for my friend and one for me. Happy St. Pat’s Day!

  20. Jaimi B says:

    Our family runs on shenanigans and malarkey! I’d make a set of medallions to attach to green,gold,and white bunting.

  21. Rebecca R. says:

    I would make a St. Pattie’s day inspired green house!

  22. Peggy Manning says:

    And the rivers will be running with green beer nd I’ll make St. Pat’s houses all up and down the shore lines!! PeginOKC

  23. karen young says:

    Top of the morning to you. Love the green!

  24. Sylvia L says:

    Green is my favorite color, so it all looks wonderful. I would like to make St. Patrick,s Day cards. The little figures are really cute.

  25. Laura Callies says:

    This is full of cheer!

  26. BarbMac Vt says:

    Love the word combinations on the ATCS! Especially the “Alcohol you later!” LOL
    Green, Green is.a dream! TFS!

  27. Rhonda S says:

    I love wish you were beer. How fun.

  28. ricki walker says:

    I’m not Irish but it sure is fun to pretend for a day! Love the snarky sayings!

  29. Kathy says:

    Love the sayings! hahaha! get the toolbox!