Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mother's Day Garden Shaker Card


Happy Tuesday all my crafty friends. So, I was asked by Die Cuttin' Diva's to be a Guest Diva the other week. I was so excited, my first time being a guest designer, that I happily accepted. This weeks challenge over at Die Cuttin' Diva's is National Garden Month, so I chose to make this beautiful shaker card.


Seeing as Mother's Day is right around the corner I decided to make my National Garden Month card a "MOM" card. The MOM and shaker were both cut on my Cricut Explore using the MOM Shaker Card SVG file from My Treasured Kutz (MTK). I inked the edges of the card and patterned paper to give it a vintage look; then attached the patterned paper to the card base. The inside of the shaker heart was done with a miscellaneous flower stamp from my stamp collection. I used chalk to color the stamp. Then, finished the shaker up by adding colorful seed beads to the inside and attaching the heart to the card.

I then handmade all these gorgeous flowers using several MTK Nature's Beauty flower dies (listed below) I cut all these flower, inked the edges, used a stylus
to curl the ends of the flowers. I then rolled the flowers using a paper quilling tool, finally gluing the bottom together and adding a pearl to the center of each flower. Then attached them all to the card to create a stunning card that any mother would be happy to get.

Here's a close up of how awesome and beautiful these flowers turned out.


I really love the size of these flowers because they are the perfect accent to any card.

MTK's Nature's Beauty Flower Dies Used 


This is the first shaker card I have ever made. It was so much fun and I love how it turned out that I can't wait to make many, many more shaker cards.

Thank's for visiting my blog. 
I hope everyone has a blessed day!

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19 comments:

  1. What a beautiful shaker card!!! Love all the fabulous little flowers!! Thanks for being our guest designer at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.
    Gerda

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  2. Wow! That is so gorgeous. Thanks for being our guest designer at Die Cuttin' Divas! You did an amazing job.

    Leslie

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  3. Amazing! Your Shaker Card Looks fantastic!! LOVE all the details with those pretty flowers!! LOVE IT! :)

    Theresa
    Scrappers Anonymous

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  4. Excellent job! I love how you inked up the edges. Not only does it give a "vintage" look but it softens it up as well. I've never done a shaker card but you sure make it look easy... :)

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  5. Those flowers are absolutely gorgeous! The detail is stunning. Beautiful card.
    Thanks for being our Guest Diva at DCD this week!

    Evelyn

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  6. What a beautiful card - any mother would be proud to receive it. Your flowers are amazing. Thank you for joining us in the Through The Craft Room Door challenge this week.

    Hugz,
    Linda

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  7. What a beautiful cart the detail and work you put into it is amazing, your mum is going to love it.

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  8. How fabulous! Your card is stunning!! The flowers are gorgeous and I love the shaker part. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Divas Shaker Card Linky Party. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle (Craftin Desert Divas DT)
    Purple Monkey Moments

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  9. what an awesome card!! I love your flowers - so much work went into inking them but they sure stand out that way and I love how you added the heart for MOM and turned it into a shaker card!! Thanks for linking up with Craftin Desert Divas "Shaker Project" linky party!!
    Nicole
    CDD dt

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  10. Absolutely beautiful!! Such gorgeous flowers!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Millie
    Crafting With Creative M

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  11. So cute! And perfect for our May flowers theme. Thanks for coming to play with us at Riley & Company this week.

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  12. Fab card and please join us again @ CIO challenge blog <((><

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  13. Oh this is a fabulous card!! Love the shaker and adore those flowers!! Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    Kathy
    Craftin Desert Divas Design Team
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  14. This is just beautiful Jessica! I love every detail! The flowers are so pretty and how fun that you added the shaker :) Any mother would simply adore this creation!! So happy that you joined us for our Shaker Linky Party at Craftin Desert Diva's. Have a wonderful day!!
    DT Tina

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  15. Very pretty!!!! Thanks so much for participating in our PINSPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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  16. So very pretty! Love all the little flowers! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  17. So super cute. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  18. What a beautiful Mother's day card and I love that this is also a shaker card..so fun! Thanks for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  19. Beautiful !!! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

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