Thursday, January 7, 2016

Snowflakes

Hello!  Thanks so much for stopping by
 
 
Today I wanted to showcase a card I made using my favorite style.. shaker card!!  Shaker cards are so fun and interactive.  They have such a look that I love. 
 
I started out knowing I wanted to use my stamp from So Suzy Stamps - Snowflakes are winter's butterflies.  I just love this sentiment.  I'm not a lover of snow, so to think of it this way puts my mind in a different thought pattern. 
 
I also knew I wanted a shaker element to my card.  I decided to use my Wonky Frame from Avery Elle to make my 'window' .  It's a solid cut so I had to also cut the inside with a die from MFT Stamps blueprints.
 
I added my transparency film to the frame .. I also opted for two layers of foam.  The shaker cards I have been making do not shake as much as I'd like.. So adding another layer made it perfect.  Everything shakes just as I want.  On the base of the shaker I stamped and embossed the sentiment from So Suzy.  I then embossed it in pink.  I learned a little trick from Jennifer McGuire and that is to glue a few of your shaker elements to the background.. that way it looks like it's floating.  I like this look so thank you Jennifer for that tip.
 
I wanted to use the digital stamp from Craftin Desert Divas so I colored this adorable Angel Bear and glued him to my project.   He adds the perfect touch to my shaker.
 
I made my own enamel dots from perler beads, so I placed one in each corner.  And just like that this adorable card took shape.
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope this has inspired you to be creative and go craft! 
~Kara


 

This card has been entered to the following:
 Craftin Desert Divas - Let it Snow
Challenge 293 Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
 Simon Says Stamp - Monday Challenge
Sparkle N Sprinkle - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes 
Tic Tac Toe Challenge - tic tac toe challenge
 
 



7 comments:

  1. Super sweet and adorable card...cute idea to add the snowflakes inside!! Thank you for joining us at Sparkle N Sprinkle for our ATG challenge!
    Diane SNS DT

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  2. This is so much fun... I do love shaker card too (who's not..*lol*) Love the way you colored the cuite angel bear and matching the background... It's so adorable Kara!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party../DT Jan

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  3. Your card is very beautiful !
    Thank you for joining us at Craft your passion!
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.
    Bad Kitty's Craftroom
    >^.^<

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  4. This is super cute!! Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge in our first challenge of the year. Happy New Year!

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  5. Your shaker card is fabulous! I love the colors and sweet image. Thank you so much for joining us at Craft Your Passion. We hope to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie DT

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  6. Hello Kara,

    Thank you for participating in the first Stamping Smiles Designs, Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge. Cute shaker card. Love the frame and snowflake sequins.

    Tracie Pond
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    #ssdtictactoechallenge
    Design Team Member

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