Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Shaker in the snow

I've been trying out shaker cards, and I made this Christmas version.
For the shaker area, I started by diecutting a snowflake. I took the negative leftover, cut it in a circle, and that is the bottom of the shaker area.  I used a circle of fun foam to create the "box."  It has blue and silver sequins in it, covered by a circle of acetate framed with a navy scalloped circle. (You know that saying about mistakes being an excuse to embellish? Yeah, I had a glue problem so I added the snowflake brad.)
The snowflake-printed strip is actually a sample of wrapping paper (stashed away since some long-ago PTA wrapping paper drive), and the silver paper behind it is recycled from some envelope. So, it's a blue card and a "green" card.

Entering these challenges:

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge #232 -- use blue
 Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for June -- anything Christmas
Holly Jolly Christmas -- Frame It
Clear it Out -- blue with blue embellies (sequins).


  1. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Clear It Out, good luck!!! Amy DT

  2. I like how you fixed your glue mistake. I think your card was trying to say that it needed something there. A snow themed shaker card is a great idea! Wonderful card!

  3. A great creation! I have also only recently started with shaker cards and got really hooked... and see now that there are other techniques to do this as well.

  4. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

  5. Very pretty card. Love the shaker card idea. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT


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