Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A Real Shaker Card This Time

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Happy Wednesday, peeps!  You all were so gracious about my faux shaker card from Sunday’s post, I thought I would prove to you that I honestly do know how to make a real shaker card!  This idea was rattling around in my head for a while after I received Sprinkles of Life and I finally took it to fruition…no pun intended:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Sprinkles of Life Shaker Card Stampin Up

I used some Farmer’s Market DSP and the new Tags & Labels dies to make my shaker window.  I stamped and punched out the tree, bird and apples and assembled the whole thing with a window sheet and foam tape. 

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It’s really cute IRL!  I added a couple of banners and stamped the sentiment on an Itty Bitty Banner to finish it off.  And here’s a hint about punching out those small images with the Tree Builder punch.  Stamp your small image on a narrow piece of scrap cardstock (we all have plenty of them, right?):

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Slide the strip into the specific punch area from the back….you should be able to wiggle it through the slot fairly easily:

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Then just punch!  You won’t have a bunch of other punched pieces flying around!   Here’s my little apple, and I still have more cardstock on which to stamp and punch!

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We are on vacation, so I am going to take a little bloggy break, but I’ll be back on Sunday with my Paper Players creation!  Enjoy your week!

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10 comments:

  1. What an adorable shaker card LeAnne...I've paused and by passed this bundle several times...now you've got me thinking twice....enjoy your vacation...have a sweet time ((hugs))

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  2. Absolutely love this card! More items to add to my shopping list. And of course, how better to end a post than with beautiful Cassidy!

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  3. Love it! I am still waiting on my backordered punch - now I'm even more anxious for it to arrive! Have fun on your vacation - we are now looking forward to January through March on the boat in the islands. ~chris

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  4. LeAnne, I love your creative shaker card. Using the apples in your shaker is a wonderful idea.
    Have a fabulous and restful vacation. We're off again too in a couple of days:)

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  5. Ok LeeAnne, have a fun week, see you then !!, oh NO Cassady is looking so grown up !! Noooooo, don't let her !!!! Hugs
    To you both.
    Frenchie
    Ps love that Apple card , thanks for the tip !!!!

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  6. Now THAT'S a cute shaker card, love this idea!! Really cute photo of Cassidy too. Enjoy your vacation LeAnne!

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  7. That is soooooooooo stinken' cute!!!! Great idea for punching out the little images too. And, as always, our darling Miss C brightens any day.-- give her a hug for me.

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  8. This is absolutely adorable! The die cut and the tree couldn't fit together more perfectly! And the apples as the shakers.....genius!

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  9. This is gorgeous - and such a cute idea with the falling apples. I always knew you could make a shaker card ;-) I'm going to have to case this one to show the ladies at my next class as I'm featuring this stamp set - it's great as yet another way it an be used!

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