Sunday, January 3, 2016

Birthday Shaker Card

It is time for the first challenge in the 2016 at the Stamping Sensation. We start with nice and easy. The challenge theme is: Anything goes with a die (and stamping as a focal element). I made a shaker Birthday card.

We are pleased to welcome Tonic Studios back as this months sponsor and what a fabulous prize they are offering to one very lucky winner. The prize is the full range of their new colours of Nuvo Crystal drops and also pots of matching glitters.

Now, back to my card... Flowers from Sparkle N Sprinkle Beautiful Friendship stamp set are stamped with Memento Tuxedo black ink and they are colored with Promarkers. I cut them out with scissors and popped two of them up with foam tape. I added some Crystal Stickles to the flower centers.

Butterflies are die cut with dies from Cheery Lynn Design Mini Dimensional Butterflies set. They are inked with Versamark ink and heat embossed with Firefly Embossing powder. This EP actually glows in the dark. I added tiny pearl to each butterfly.  
The decorative layer behind the flowers is die cut out of white cardstock with Nellie's Multi Frames Round Lily die. I inked it with Versamark ink and heat embossed with Gold embossing powder.

The word "õnne" (in English: happiness) is die cut with dies from MemoryBox Classic Upper Alphabet Set. It didn't had a letter "õ" (surprise, surprise), so I used "q" up side down. Looks a bit wonky but it works :) I glued an acetate behind the openings and made a shaker box underneath it. Background of the shaker is heat embossed with Gold embossing powder.

Background is stamped with Viva Decor Brick & Wood stamp and Versamark ink to the white cardstock. I heat embossed it with Opaline embossing powder. After that I inked the background with Spun Sugar and Worn Lipstick Distress Inks.

Materials used:
Stamp Credits: Sparkle N Sprinkle (Beautiful Friendship), Viva Decor (Brick & Wood);

Embossing Powders: Sparkle N Sprinkle (Opaline, Gold, Firefly);
Coloring MediumPromarkers;
Inks: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Versamark, Distress Ink (Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick);

Dies: Spellbinders (Pierced Rectangles), MemoryBox (Classic Upper Alphabet Set), Nellie's Multi Frames (Round Lily), Cheery Lynn Design (Mini Dimensional Butterflies);
Cardstock: White;
All others: Acetate, Foam Tape, Pearls, Suze Weinberg's Beadazzles (Jazz), Stickles (Crystal);

Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smiles,


  1. What a clever idea having the sentiment as the shaker element Eret and lovely floral blooms.

    Happy New Year to you and Yours.

    B x

  2. This is great Eret! Happy New Year!

  3. Beautiful!! the background looks fantstic with the flowers and doily.
    Great made!

  4. Wow! What a gorgeous card, Eret! I love the shaker sentiment and your flowers are so beautifully coloured as always. Beautiful creation xxx

  5. Eret your card is absolutely gorgeous, loving all the techniques used.

  6. Lovely card, Eret! Such pretty gold details, and the fussy cut flowers are beautiful! It's so nice hearing from you. I wish you all the best in 2016! hugs, de

  7. Love this Eret! The flowers are beautifully colored and the shaker part is awesome. Love the idea of the word being the shaker instead of a shape.

  8. Brilliant card, Eret! I love the gold details and the shaker sentiment. The flowers are so pretty too. xx


Thank you so much for your comment. It is always so nice to read them. Hugs and smiles. Eret

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