I tried a technique from Linda (Oz) (I can't find her blog so I'll link her Flickr Photostream), but she puts me to shame with her mad skillz. I do like how this turned out--a birthday card fit for a leprechaun, I tell ye. (Read it with an Irish accent, it's way funny that way).
stamps: Hero Arts friendship definition, branch background, flourish background, happy greetings
cardstock: PTI kraft
accessories: pearls, prima flowers, crochet cotton, distress inks, palette hybrid new canvas