Easy Shaker Card Element

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features and easy to create shaker card element… I started by die-cutting THIS circle die from THIS card stock. I die-cut THIS frog circle die from the center of the circle, creating a circle window. I adhered acetate to the back of the opening and adhered the eye die-cuts into place. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set along the bottom of the circle by curving the sentiment before...

MOM Shaker Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m sharing a simple and sweet shaker card today… I started by applying THIS and THIS ink to a piece of white card stock. When the colors meet in the middle, it creates a beautiful orange color. I spritzed it with some water for some added texture. I die-cut THIS die three times from white card stock and adhered them together. I spritzed some of THIS on the top layer...

Fresh Bloom Release

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a couple of shaker cards featuring new product from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… First, I stamped two card fronts with THIS background stamp. I die-cut a tag and then die-cut THIS chick die and THIS bunny die from the center. I stamped coordinating sentiment from THIS stamp set on the tag and created shaker cards by adding acetate and foam tape to the...

Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit Week-Day 1

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features products from THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp. It’s called “Lucky Rainbow” and it’s fabulous. I’ve been making lots of projects with it so I thought it would be fun to make it a whole week of inspiration. Today is day one and I have a shaker card to share… I started by die-cutting a piece of patterned paper from the kit with THIS die and THIS...

New Picket Fence Release (February 2019)

Hi there, crafty friends. Picket Fence Studios has a new release and I have a few cards to share using their new dies… I think their new alcohol beverage dies are so fun and their large solid area makes them perfect for shaker cards. I started by creating three alcohol ink backgrounds on THIS paper. While the alcohol ink was still wet, I laid THIS silver foil on top. I trimmed them down to...

Snowman Shaker Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a shaker card created with THIS card kit. I stamped a snowman image from THIS stamp set (included in the kit), masked it with THIS masking paper and stamped two more snowman images. I colored them with Copics and stamped the snowflake image from the stamp set in the background. I die-cut THIS die from white card stock and fun foam. I adhered them together, sandwiching a...

Graduation Shaker Card

Hello there, crafty friends. I thought I’d share a fun graduation card today… I love the part in a graduation ceremony where all the graduates toss their caps in the air. I thought a shaker card would be fun to create that look. I started by creating the background with THIS stencil and THIS ink. I stamped several hats from THIS stamp set as well as the sentiment and used the coordinating dies to...

Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features new products from THIS release by Simon Says Stamp. I started by stamping THIS new background stamp using THIS ink on THIS card stock. I love how much detail it adds but still giving a tone-on-tone look. I stamped the wreath from THIS new stamp set using THIS ink and clear heat embossed it. I used THESE new markers to add a dot of color at the...

2018 Autism Awareness Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is extra special to me. Today is World Autism Awareness Day and I’m taking part in the Autism Awareness Blog Hop to celebrate my son. My son (Aiden) was diagnosed two years ago with Autism and it has changed our lives. While Aiden may face challenges on a daily basis, his challenges do not define him. He is a very smart, funny, and affectionate six year old that lights...

Honey Bee Stamps: 12 Designers of Christmas

Hello, friends. I’m so honored to be a part of the 12 Designers of Christmas for Honey Bee Stamps. December 1 – 11 we will give away a $25 Gift Certificate to one person who comments on that day’s blog post December 12th we will give away a $100 Gift Certificate to one lucky commenter, so be sure to leave comments daily!   So I’m not a coffee drinker, but I have many friends...