Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Happy Birthday Shaker Card...Let's shake it up!!!

Did you hear that BIG squeal I let out?!  That was me!  I could not wait to share this Happy Birthday Shaker Card with you!  I don't know what it is about shaker cards, but they make me happy.  It's probably because they remind me of snow globes, and I LOVE snow globes!  

The inspiration for this card came from a card I saw on Pinterest.  But what fueled my desire to make a shaker card was my crafty friend Nicole Tugrul of Be Creative with Nicole.  

A couple of weeks ago, Nicole made one cute shaker card after another, and I wanted a piece of the action.  So I grabbed some of my go-to colors--Coastal Cabana and Strawberry Slush--some designer series paper, stamps, dies and a punch, and went to work.


The focal point of this card is that adorable banner shaker.  First, I double die cut the top banner piece from a black and white striped piece of Stacked with Love Designer Series Paper Stack.  

Second, I used some contraband, I mean some non-Stampin' Up! clear foam adhesive to make my shaker.  LOL!  I used KOOL TAK Clear Foam Roll Tape.  It's like working with a sticky gummy worm, but it's just what the doctor ordered. 


Inside my shaker, I filled it to the brim with some hearts punched from Coastal Cabana and Strawberry Slush cardstock using the Hearts Border Punch and also added some 2013-2015 In Color Sequin.  Because the sequins and punched shapes stick to the sides of the foam adhesive, you have to really fill it.


I added my sentiment by using a die cut "happy" from the Hello You Thinlits Dies and stamped "birthday" from the Crazy About You Stamp Set.  The die cut sentiment was adhered with just a few dots of true clear wet glue (more contraband)...Tombow Mono Aqua Liquid Glue.


I finished my card off with an adorable bow using the Bow Builder Punch.  Love that punch!

This was such a fun card to make!  I hope that I have encouraged you to give shaker cards a try.  You will find all of the Stampin' Up! products I used to create this card below.  My Online Store is open 24/7!  Click any of the links below to go right to that item.

Until next time, happy crafting!

 






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2 comments:

Nicole Tugrul

AWESOME.AWESOME.AWESOME!!!!! I absolutely LOVE IT!! This is the coolest shaker, we are shaker sisters!!! Thanks for the shoot out, you are so sweet!

Lisa Rhine

Thank you so much, Nicole! You inspire me!

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