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Friday, April 17, 2015

Gold Star Shaker Card

A shaker card is perfect for celebrating anything. People just love a card that does something. And it doesn't matter your age.  Kids love 'em and so do grandpas. 

Shaker Card made with Stampin'UP!'s Confetti Stars Border Punch

The card is even more fun when the shaker window is a special shape. For this card the shape is a balloon - although with the Baker's Twine bow its hard to tell the shape isn't just a plain circle. I made the shape with Stampin'UP!'s Balloon Framelits die

Shaker Card made with Stampin'UP!'s Confetti Stars Border Punch

I love all the gold on this card. Gold Baker's twine, gold embossing on the sentiment (from a set called Sassy Salutations). And Gold Foil backing paper.

The stars in the shaker window were punched from a scrap sheet of gold foil paper using the Confetti Stars Border Punch. I used the Confetti Stars punch on the bottom of the white piece too so that the gold foil paper would be visible through the holes.
Star border punched with Stampin'UP!'s Confetti Stars Border Punch

How to make a Shaker Card:
1. Punch or die cut the hole
2. Adhere a sheet of Acetate over the back of the hole (to keep in your little pieces)
3. On the back of the acetate, use foam Dimensionals, to create a wall around the hole.
    The Dimensionals have enough depth to allow the little pieces to move around. 
4. Add your little pieces and cover with a backing material. 
    You should now have sealed shaker compartment
5. Adhere to your project.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you've been inspired to play today
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