I hope that you will hop along through all of the designers' blogs! There's so much inspiration! And prizes! Don't forget prizes! Pink & Main is giving away FIVE $50 gift certificates to the Pink & Main store to FIVE random winners! To be eligible to win one of these fabulous prizes you must have commented on EVERY blog in the hop! But why wouldn't you want to?! There's so many pretty things to be seen! With that - let's see mine!
I decided to use the new BEE Day stamp set to create a double shaker card! This is the first time I made a card like this, but it was relatively easy once I figured it out! I started by taking two landscape cards, turning them sideways, and gluing the backs together to make a tri-fold card. I used a circle die to cut a circle from the center of the front of the card, then I closed my card and traced the outline onto the inner flap of the card, lined up my die, and cut a second circle so that I had a sort of "tunnel" going through the two flaps of my card to the back. I stamped my sentiment and little bees from the BEE Day stamp set onto the front of my card and added some simple coloring to the bees.
I wanted the inside to have pops of color and I also needed some way to sandwich my shaker pouches into my card, so I trimmed a piece of yellow cardstock to be slightly smaller than my card and again lined up my circle die and cut out a circle window. To add a bit more interest I stamped the little bee image from the BEE Day stamp set repeatedly and added clear embossing powder for some shine. I did this twice so that I would have a panel for both inside portions of my card.
To create my shaker pouches I cut a rectangle from a piece of acetate and added strong double sided adhesive around a 4 sides. I added some sequins to the middle and removed the backing from the tape and folded it in half to create a square with sealed edges and sequins in the middle. This allows me to create a flat shaker, but there's still enough space in the middle that the sequins can move around a bit. I made 2 shaker pouches and adhered them to the back of the yellow pieces of cardstock and sandwiched them between the card base and the cardstock.
I stamped the bee hive and some more bees from the BEE Day stamp set and cut them out with the coordinating dies and added them to my card. I am so excited about how this card turned out! And I love how you can see straight through the front to the back where the little bees are buzzing around their hive!
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Lynnea H. - you are here!
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Your shaker card is fabulous..ReplyDelete
Girl - LOVE this! The bees inside with the yellow - just blew me away!!!!ReplyDelete
I love the bee background that you created for inside the cardReplyDelete
You went over and above in the shaker department. I have only made one, and it was a bit beyond my level. NICE JOBReplyDelete
Great card! Love the shaker and it’s just so pretty and colourful!ReplyDelete
Wow! This card really pops! Great card!ReplyDelete
I just can’t stop loving on the 🐝 so cuteReplyDelete
WOW- double shaker!! Mind blown! Sooo cute!ReplyDelete
Your card is just stunning, I've never seen a shaker card done in this manner bee-fore...lol! Sorry, couldn't resist..lol! Thank you so much for sharing with us.ReplyDelete
I love this shaker card. Do you have a you tube showing how to make it?ReplyDelete
I don't! But that's something I could work on!Delete
Those yellow insides are FAB!ReplyDelete
Fantastic card design! :)ReplyDelete
Such a cute design - really nice workReplyDelete
I love the inside of your card. Such a cute shaker!!ReplyDelete
Fabulous. The your card.ReplyDelete
Wow! Amazing card! Love the double shaker element.ReplyDelete
Love your trifold shaker. Fab design. HugzReplyDelete
Super ingenious idea for the double shaker. It gives me so many ideas.ReplyDelete
Super creative card! And love the bee paper!ReplyDelete
AH!!! This shaker is awesome I love how it opens up with the bee paper inside!ReplyDelete
Oh wow! Double shaker!! That's so creative and interesting! Awesome work! :)ReplyDelete
Sweet shaker card! Love the bees!ReplyDelete
Oh my ...this card is amazing!ReplyDelete
I adore this design, thanks for the inspiration!ReplyDelete
Your card is amazing! A double shaker with the bees -- that's brilliant! Love the bright yellow when you open the card.ReplyDelete
What a darling card! Perfect for this birthday celebration!ReplyDelete
Cute shaker design with all of these little bees.ReplyDelete
Oh, what a cute idea! I've never seen a double-shaker like this! Love it!ReplyDelete
Awesome double shaker card!! Such a creative idea! Love it!ReplyDelete
Wow, you created the most adorable double shaker card.ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing...
Love all these colorsReplyDelete
OMGOODNESS. TOO CUTEReplyDelete
Lovely shaker card Lynnea. Fabulous release from Pink and Main.ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing your talents.
So cute!! Love the interior with the yellow background and little bees!! Awesome!!ReplyDelete
Cool tri-fold shaker with these adorable bees. xReplyDelete
I love shaker cardsReplyDelete
WOW - amazing card! Love this double shaker idea! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Your shaker card is AWESOME!! It is my favorite card to make!! Beautifully done!!ReplyDelete
Have a wonderful day,
Crafting with Creative M
Oh those bees are just too cute. Fantastic card, how fun is that tri-fold shaker!ReplyDelete
Adorable! I've never seen a double shaker card before. I love the inside flaps with all the tiny bees stamped on them. Such a creative card!ReplyDelete
Love this card. Lots of workReplyDelete
but well-worth it. thanks for
sharing such an interesting
design. thanks for sharing
Awesome card! Just love the bees. Thanks for the chance to win and sharing.ReplyDelete
Oh my--shaker card is amazing and Beee-utiful!ReplyDelete
Those tiny bees are adorable.ReplyDelete
Tri- fold with shaker is something new for me, love your card!!ReplyDelete
Shakers are always fun, love how you added pattern paper inside too, great card.ReplyDelete
Your shaker card is wonderful!! I love the bright colors and the bees are so cute! Thank you so much for sharing!ReplyDelete
This is such a fabulous design! Love this. And shakers areReplyDelete
Trifold card with double shaker card is quite unique and new for me. Love how created your own pattern paper. So fabulous. Love it.ReplyDelete
The double shaker is so delightful and sure to be appreciated, such a fab surprise when the card is opened.ReplyDelete