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Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Shaker card


Hiya! Hope everyone's having a lovely day :-) Finally managed to get some long overdue crafting time so I had a go at a shaker card. Never done one before and I have to say, I'm quite pleased with the outcome! I coloured this Forever Friends cutie with my promarkers and followed a sketch at their challenge site here. My Nan gave me the cute little star confetti from a christmas craft pack she bought last year. The paper is from the Cupcakes pad by Crafts House. I chose it cos it's lovely and colourful and looked a little like the confetti in my shaker. I tied a couple of knots in matching ribbon to replace to flowers in the sketch and attached a Forever Friends greeting.
I'm also entering this into the Pollycraft Monday Challenge (Cute and Cuddly) and the challenge at A Spoon Full of Sugar (Anything goes).
Enjoy your day!
Love 'n' hugs,
Mel xx

9 comments:

amanda stokes said...

Ooh fab shaker card Mel!Love the faux stitching on the frame ;)
hugs amanda xx

Wishcraft said...

Great card :o) Love the image, great colours and the layout is fab! Lisa x

craftykitten said...

Hi Mel,
Great card hun, such a fun image and love your shaker effect. Thanks for all your lovely comments you leave on my blog - truly appreciated.
Hugs
Dawn x

joanne wardle said...

Oh I love that, what a fantastic take on the sketch!
thanks for taking part in the forever friends challenge

Jennifer said...

Brilliant! Love the gate fold and everthything really!! xx Jenny xx

Sande said...

Oh WOW, such a wonderful card!! Great colors and idea.

Thanks for joining us this time at Forever Friends!

Hugs, Sande

joey said...

Hi Mel

this is gorgeous, I love the fold and the layout, thanks for joining us at pollycraft

Joey.x

Poppy said...

great card,love how you used the sketch, thanks for joining us at forever friends.
poppy

Mandy said...

Mel your card is absolutely gorgeous hun, well done on making such a fabulous shaker card, I started putting one together earlier as I've not made one either, I'll be happy if mine turns out half as good as your
love n hugs Mandy xx