Saturday, February 6, 2016

St. Patrick's Day Project

Happy St. Patrick's Day Project

This design I got over at Dreaming Tree is one of my favorites. I have made this into a Christmas slot machine and could not wait to make it for another season or holiday. So I was really excited when I thought of making it for St. Patrick's Day. This is perfect for a slot machine since they both relate to money, pot of gold etc. (Prior Christmas Project is here: Christmas Slot Machine

Like I said, I got the design over at Dreaming Tree here: Dreaming Tree Vegas Road Trip Bundle
I headed over to Joann's and picked up some Coordinations green card stock. I have used this before but in pre-packed bundles. Not my favorite. BUT this time I purchased the loose open stock. Wow it cut so nice. I was really amazed. Plus this week Joann's has 50% off all paper. I also purchased some loose St. Patrick's Day patterned paper. Going down the sticker section I found really cool 3d stickers to add as well as some perfect green gems to decorate the 'Lucky' border. I had a pack of Heidi Swap glitter paper I used for the main border to give it some extra shine.

For the slot machine icons, I pulled the file into Photoshop like I did for the Christmas Slot Machine and added some graphics I found online. To jazz them up a bit I took my Versamarker pen and went over the images. Since these were just print out on my inkjet printer they did smudge ever so slightly. But I just wiped the marker off on a scrap piece of paper before moving on to the next one as to not contaminate all the icons. I then used some Sparkle Embossing Powder from Hero Arts and heat it with my heat gun.

I am really happy with the way it turned out. Please check out Dreaming Tree as they have amazing designs and the best customer service! 


  1. This is fun Mike...perfect for St. Paddy's Day! Love that winning combo of 3 top hats!

  2. Looks fab! Love the sparkle! Now I need to check out your Christmas project ... Lol.

  3. This is so cool Mike I love how you switched it out to be two Holidays.
    You could enter this in my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes FEBRUARY Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  4. Mike this is awesome! I love the creativity you put into this project. And to answer your post from my blog, yes.... men and women alike can join my DT Call. :)
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  5. FANTABULOUS project! Impressive! :)
    Thanks for sharing it over at 2 Creative Chicks!