Wednesday, May 24, 2017

4th of July Birthday Shaker Card

I was asked to be a Guest Designer for Honeybunnies Treasures and was given the Sweet Liberty Mini Page Kit to work with.  Since I really don't do much scrapbooking I thought I would show other ways to work with it.  For this week I decided to make some cards for the 4th of July, and the one I'm sharing here is the shaker card.


The kit included this 4" x 6" panel with the Statue of Liberty on it and I used a craft knife to cut out the image leaving an opening for the shaker part of the card.  I not only added red, white, and blue sequins to the shaker, but added a few to the front of the card too.  And then I added a strip of the red and white striped paper (also in the kit) down the side and embellished it with stars cut from blue metallic cardstock and added a silver sequin to the center of each star.  I decided the words Celebrate Freedom did not stand out enough, so I underlined it with red Stickles.

Believe it or not, this will be a birthday card.  My daughter's birthday is near the 4th of July and she is very patriotic.  But not only that, she will be 18 years old...and what does every 18 year old do?  They CELEBRATE FREEDOM!  I actually made another card for her from this kit, but decided I am giving her this one instead of the other one.  

To see the other card I made using this kit and to learn more about this kit just CLICK HERE and watch my YouTube video :) 

Challenges...
Mod Squad Challenge Blog - Birthday Bash
Crafty Creations Challenges - #342 Anything Goes
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps - Wonderful Wednesday AG
The House That Stamps Built - M2417 Anything Goes
CAS On Sunday - #108 Shaker Card
A Bit More Time To Craft - #44 Anything Goes


Thanks for watching and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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10 comments:

  1. What a great birthday card for the 4th of July and a great shaker!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at  The Mod Squad Challenge Angie, Challenge Host.

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  2. What a great Shaker card, so original!

    You left a comment on my post for the CRAFT Challenge Birthday Bloghop and I'm glad to say that you won a $12 voucher for Di's Digistamps.

    To claim the prize, please e-mail Jo on: craftchallenge@yahoo.co.uk and add 'Blog Hop Winner' in the subject area. Congratulations!

    love Mags B x

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  3. What a fabulous shaker card!

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  4. Very pretty! Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built!

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  5. This is so fabulous!! I LOVE shaker cards, and this one is soooo fun!! Perfect for 4th of July, and, it sounds like it's perfect for your daughter, too. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  6. Awesome shaker card and what a fun birthday card - this will be perfect for your daughter and I am sure she will love it. Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built this week.

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  7. What a great shaker to celebrate freedom in a variety of ways! Your daughter will love this! Thank you for sharing this gem in the ATSM gallery!
    ~carol

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  8. How creative to make a Statue of Liberty shaker. I love the fireworks in the background. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.

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  9. Great card. Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge.
    Hugs, Iwona

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  10. What a fabulous shaker card...Love it Totally..Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges. Hugs xx Deepti Aggarwal

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