Saturday, August 25, 2018

Shake Up Summer with Scrap' Stamp



Welcome to the Scrap'n Stamp Shake Up Summer Blog Hop.
We are happy you have joined us today.

There are SEVEN Tonic Die and Shaker sets to give away for this hop. We will choose SEVEN lucky commenters, one from each designer and one from Facebook, who will win one of the SEVEN Tonic Die and Shaker sets available. The winners will be announced on the Scrap'n Stamp Blog  September 1st, 2018.

And, Scrap'n Stamp will be offering 20% off all shaker windows.

Now that I have finished with the business it is time to move on to the cards that I have made for today.

This is Peace & Joy, using one of the Tonic Star Die and Shaker Set. I wanted to keep it light and use non-traditional Christmas colours. I die cut a small star using acetate and stencilled the star randomly around my card panel. Using the die that comes in the set, I die cut the star and added the shaker bubble. I then added the pink sequins, that include snowflakes, to the bubble and covered with a piece of white tulle, then attached the panel to my card base.
Here is a close up photo showing the tulle. I stamped my sentiment using Ranger Archival ink in Vibrant Fuchsia and added a few crystals to finish.
This photo shows the dimensions on the card. I really like the softness on this.
For my second card I went bright and bold, being as it is still August. 😊
This shaker card is made with an acetate window. I use fun foam when I make this a shaker this way, as then I don't have to deal with the sequins sticking to the sides of the opening. As I am running the fun foam through my machine, it flattens, so I glue two pieces together. 
I started this shaker by stamping my card panel with the Primitive Chevron Background stamp using Ranger Archival ink in Shadow Gray, then heat embossed with shimmering embossing powder. I painted parts of the chevron using my Zig Clean Color Brushes in Turquoise Green, Carmine Red, Pink and Light Green. 
I stamped the flowers from My Favorite Things Love Buds Stamp Set, using Ranger Archival Inks in Vibrant Fuchsia, Paradise Teal and Vermilion Red, then watercoloured with the Zig colours. I lined up where the panel would be and stamped the sentiment, splitting it to make 2 lines.
To put it together I added acetate to the back of the card panel, added the mixed crystals to the card base and covered with the panel. To finish, I styled the flowers a bit and glued them to the card panel. 
Thank you for joining us for today's hop. Next up is Laurie.

Today's hop list is:
Scrap'n Stamp Blog with Tara
Jessica
You are here ~ Kia ~ you are here
Laurie
Karen
Amy



16 comments :

  1. Beautiful shaker cards kIa. Loved the star and how soft and cuttle it was, then you created another with more of bold design.. Love them both. great job!

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  2. Sweet cards. Great tip about using fun foam!

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  3. Oh, I’m loving you Star shaker card. I enjoy the non traditional Christmas colours. The bright colours on the second card are so bright and vivid. Nice!!

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  4. I don't know which I like better -they're both amazing! Love that star shaped shaker form :)

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  5. I really like the bold chevron card. Enjoyed the star card too. Lovely!

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  6. Lovely papers used
    on your shakers. Love
    them both.
    Carla from Utah

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  7. Beautiful shaker cards! I love the pretty star shaped shaker and the soft colors! Pretty chevron design and color combo on your second card too! Love those sweet flowers!

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  8. Love both your cards. Thanks for sharing some cute ideas for making shaker cards.

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  9. The star shaker has so many possibilities!!! I love the bright colours on your acetate shaker window, very summery.

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  10. Your shakers are awesome. Especially love the stars.
    (Gilda McCain)

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  11. very sweet shakers...love the shapes and the pretty colours.

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  12. These are both beautiful cards!! The Christmas one is stunning!!

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  13. BEAUTIFUL shaker cards! I really love the soft colors that you used for each one! I especially am loving the second card with the pretty flowers added to it! Very sweet looking!

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  14. Simple but quite cute shaker cards. Love the star card.

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  15. Both your cards are great, but I love the way you used the shaker star on your Christmas card. :)

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  16. Both cards are fantastic! The shakers added great dimension and fun to your cards :)

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