A Shaker Card
I had a request from one of the ladies who comes to my Beachmere class for some boy birthday cards and remembered the card we made at Onstage Local earlier this year, I thought it would be perfect. I started by stamping the greeting from the Confetti Celebration stamp set onto the bottom right hand corner of Whisper White card using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and attached it to scored and folded Tempting Turquoise card. I stamped the banner image from the same stamp set across the top of a square of Whisper White card using Daffodil Delight ink. I stamped the star image onto the centre of the card using the same ink and stamped happy birthday over the top using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I used the fabulous new Foam Adhesive Strips around the edge of the stamped square and used my Embossing Buddy along the inside edges to remove any “sticky” on the sides. I punched Daffodil Delight and Pacific Point card using the Sprinkles Punch and placed onto the stamped card inside the adhesive strips. I also added a sprinkle of gold stars which I had punched previously for a project using the Confetti Stars Border Punch. (I put all the little punched out pieces in old brad or button containers and save them for just this purpose.) I cut the centre from a slightly larger square of Pacific Point card and stamped around the frame with the star image from the Confetti Celebration stamp set using Pacific Point ink. I attached a piece of Window Sheet behind the stamped frame and rubbed all over the Window Sheet using my Embossing Buddy to remove the static. The next step is a little tricky, I took off the covering strips on the Foam Adhesive Strips and attached the Pacific Point frame over the top – take your time to line it up perfect. (Of course if all else fails, you can trim away any edges that are showing.) To finish off I attached the shaker frame to the card front. To decorate the inside of the card, I once again stamped the banner image across the top of Whisper White card using Daffodil Delight ink. The balloons are stamped onto the lower left hand corner using Pacific Point ink.
I think this turned out well, so thanks Stampin’ Up! for the inspiration – I was happy and so was my customer.
Bye for now,