I’m so excited to share today’s project – I created this card this past weekend and wanted to post it as soon as it was done, but I had to wait until today. I’ve wanted to make a “shaker card” for some time but never have. Shaker cards have a clear front and are filled with something fun (like glitter…argh) that can be shaken to create movement inside.
When the Friday Mashup team suggested a “hello card” that uses sequins, I thought that was the perfect opportunity to make a shaker. Today, I’m going to share the card. Tomorrow, I’ll share the steps I took to make it. For now, here’s my card:
And here’s the challenge banner for the Friday Mashup that inspired my card (this week’s project is a mashup of a “hello” card with sequins):
- Color Combination. This sweet color combination of Calypso Coral, Crisp Cantaloupe and kraft first hit me upside the head when I had three random pieces of card stock sitting on my craft table together. At the time, it was Calypso Coral, Crisp Cantaloupe and Baked Brown Sugar, but kraft is as close as it gets. The little touches of Whisper White make the pinks and browns crisp and delicious.
- What’s New? There are several new products used in this project. For starters, I love the new #hello stamp set – so modern, so fun. I used the new Calypso Coral Stampin’ Emboss Powder to emboss this image on Whisper White (the image is a negative image) and punched it with the new 2″ Circle punch. The shaker is filled with the new 2013-2015 In Color Sequins. All of this is mounted on and coordinated with the new Kraft Cardstock.
- Shake it, Shake it Real Good. Who wouldn’t love to receive this shaker card in the mail? All the sequins are secured inside and just peek out from behind the sentiment. I know it’s a square – this one is 4-1/2″ x 4-1/2″. I made a matching envelope with the Crisp Cantaloupe Designer Series Paper Stack but will mail it in a rectangle padded envelope (to prevent it from getting squished in the mail).
Stamp Sets: #Hello Papers: Kraft Cardstock, Crisp Cantaloupe, Calypso Coral, Whisper White Accessories: Calypso Coral Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Decorative Window Gift Boxes, 2013-2015 In Color Sequins Assortment, Stampin’ Dimensionals
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