Shaker Card Joy
November 28, 2018
Hi everyone! Laura here to share some inspiration with you today!
Now that Thanksgiving is over,
are you ready for some Christmas crafting?
Who needs a GREAT card/gift idea? How about both in one?
I've got something super fun for you! It's a bit of a twist
of an old favorite, the easel card.
The base is the regular easel card. It was made as a
standard 4&1/4" by 5&1/2" size. To make an easel
this size, you measure out a 11" by 4&1/4" piece of
cardstock. Then score at 5&1/2", then score one
of the 5&1/2" sides at 2&3/4" inches. You decorate the
bottom few inches of the 5&1/2" side and you end up
with your base piece that looks like this:
To create the ornament, I used the
Clear Scraps Mini Shaker X-Mas Tree.
First up is to paint the top layer with acrylic paint.
Next step, to add a little sparkle, I used some glitter glue:
Then I traced the back of the tree on patterned paper,
twice, cut it out, then glued it to the front and back of
the tree back piece.
To build the shaker, I glued the layers together,
then added in some fun beads and sprinkles.
Then I glued on the acrylic layer, the sparkly tree
outline piece went on the top. Then I finished it with
some stickers, a twine hanger and bow on the top.
Then I cut and decorated a 4&1/4" by 5&1/2" piece of
cardstock, punched a hole in the top, and pulled the
twine hanger on the ornament thru, then taped it
to keep it in place on the card front:
This makes the ornament removable, so when
the recipient gets this card/ornament gift, they can use
the ornament on their tree.
Such a cute and simple card and gift in one to give to
a friend or family member for the holiday!
A lot of these great shakers to choose from, make
sure to stop by the Clear Scraps store to check it out!
Thanks for stopping by today! Stop back soon for more inspiration!
Supplies Used: Clear Scraps Mini Shaker X-Mas Tree
Other: Bella Blvd Merry Christmas, Queen & Co shaker beads, twine,
rhinestones, Stickles, acrylic paint, Beacon Adhesive.
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