Sunday, November 29, 2015

Shaker Ornament

Hello everyone!! I've been quiet for a few days. Life got busy and so I had to take some time. I'm here to share a shaker card that I made recently.



I had this thought on my mind for a long time - to make a card with a shaker ornament that hangs from a pine branch. But was little hesitant to try it - the shaker part was a little bit intimidating!! But after seeing one of the Blitsy live sessions, I went ahead and gave it a try (I don't have a fuse tool. I used the old school method).


I stamped the pine branches from the Inkadinkado branches set and embossed it with Stampendous Jade Pearl embossing powder and the brown part with Clear bark embossing powder. I stamped the ornament from Joanna Sheen Make A Wish set on the cardstock and embossed the holder with gold embossing powder. I cut out the ball part of the ornament. I stamped the ornament on a piece of acetate (I recycled a piece of package) and embossed it with gold embossing powder. I used tiny pieces of foam tape around the ornament and added brown, gold and green sequins inside.



The sentiment is from Sweet n Sassy - Christmas Penguins Clear Stamp Set and I embossed it with the Clear bark embossing powder from Stampenduous.

This is one of the cards for the Caring Hearts card drive.

Thanks for stopping by. Please let me know your thoughts on this card.

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15 comments:

Kathleen said...

This is a fabulous card and love the shaker bauble.

Kath x

creationsnz said...

This is gorgeous, love the idea.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Gorgeous shaker card! I love it!

scrappymo! said...

This card is ever so pretty. I have not tried a shaker card yet, but love the look of them!
Thanks for taking part in the November Rudolph Days Challenge and good luck in the prize draws.

Lilian YF said...

Great shaker card! I'm glad you tried it!
Thank you for joining us at ATSM!
Lilian
The Leaf Studio

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Loved the metallic embossing and cute shaker ornament !

aussie aNNie said...

Love this, it's brilliant , adorable finish on your creation.xx
 { aNNie}

SARN said...

That's one fab shaker card! Had a go at a shaker card recently . . .decided it's not my forte! But your card is brilliant.

Happy Rudolph Day!
Hugs, Sarn x

Katy McGloin said...

Love the shaker ornament! I had seen it also on Pinterest and have been wanting to give it a go. And I had never heard of the Fuse tool so ended up watching a video. Hmmmm.... The card details are perfect for your ornament. It looks tied to a pine tree with lovely sparkles to showcase the shaker bits. Thanks so much for including Retro Rubber in your stamping fun this week. Hope to see you play often!

UTs Hobby Time said...

Gorgeous shaker card. Love your stamping.

UTs Hobby Time said...

Gorgeous shaker card. Love your stamping.

Deepti said...

Beautiful Holiday card, I love the ornament you created :) simply amazing !

Suchi said...

Shaker ornament is so pretty...beautiful card! :)
Suchi xx

Dianne Ayers said...

A pretty, seasonal card, the recipient will love the shaker, such fun.

Debbie Mageed said...

Love your card! What a fantastic idea. I am so glad you share it. Thank you for playing along with Retro Rubber and hope you will join us again soon.