Nov 10, 2015

Christmas Shaker Card

I was browsing Instagram for some fun ideas for shaker cards and I stumbled across this beautiful card and I knew I wanted to re-create it for Christmas. Using the software for my Brother Scan'N'Cut I created an appropriate number of squares, positioned them and added my letters. I've made a German and English version and if you like them you can download them below.

Shaker panels (.fcm, .svg, .pdf): Download



I cut the panels out of white cardstock and adhered a large piece of acetate behind the windows (you don't want to know how many cards I had to throw away because I 1) didn't include acetate and only noticed it after I applied tons of foam tape and 2) applied in on the wrong side...). Then I used a ton of foam tape to put around the whole window frame so nothing can fall out. Because I wanted to have several shaker windows I also put foam horizontally between the windows. 


And then it was time to fill the shakers. I had a lot of tiny stars that I bought last year around Christmas and I was happy to have found something to put them to use.



These cards participate in the following challenges
Challenge Up Your Life - Shakercards
Stempelküche - Keine Stempel (no stamps)
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes
The Glory of Christmas Challenge - Glitter and/or Shine

8 comments:

  1. Oh gosh - they are fabulous. I'm still on the fence over the SnC but this is so helping me make up my mind. Xx

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  2. Was für eine klasse Idee für eine stempelfreie Karte! Danke fürs Mitmachen bei der Stempelküche-Challenge.

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  3. Lots of tedious work for this .But what a reward .A beautiful creation . Thanks for sharing with us at Christmas card Challenges

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  4. Wow - this is such a stunning idea! Great job.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  5. Very creative! Fun card design. Thank you for sharing with us at The Glory of Christmas - Myrna DT

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  6. Deine Karte ist wirklich genial geworden! Mich hätte die ganze Fummelarbeit vermutlich abgeschreckt, aber ich sehe ein, dass sich das Ergebnis lohnt!!! :-)

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  7. Wie Jeanin, was für tolle Karten! Ich bin ganz begeistert :) ich finde deine eigenen Karten noch besser als das Vorbild. Danke fürs mitspielen bei Challenge up your life!

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  8. Boah! Wow! Alter! <-- ja, so reagiere ich auf diese Deluxe Shakerkarten! Das ist einfach unglaublich! Ich bin begeistert und möchte jetzt bitte eine Schneidemaschine :D

    Danke fürs Mitspielen bei Challenge up your life und in der Stempelküche und viel Glück!

    Jessa

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