Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Penguin Birthday Shaker Card

Hello everyone, it's Karen here today and I hope you had a good Christmas holiday! I've got a shaker birthday card for you today with some happy, little penguins.

I've used the Penguin Cake - 4x6 Clear Stamp - GSD799, to create the cake and penguins.  I masked the two front penguins after stamping them on some Neenah Solar Crest card, and then stamped the cake and the middle penguin afterwards.  I used Copic markers to colour everything in, and then attached the image to the front of an A2 sized card.  I added some Distress Oxide Shaded Lilac ink around the outside of the penguins in a circular shape.

The paper for the card front is from the Grunge Light collection by Craft Consortium, and I cut out a circle that was big enough to allow the penguins to show through.  The sentiment is from the same stamp set, and I just used Versamark ink and white embossing powder and heat set it.  On the back of the card front,  I placed double sided adhesive tape around the opening, removed the backing paper, and then attached a piece of acetate that was big enough to cover the opening.  Next, I placed two layers of foam tape all around the opening and over the rest of the back of the card front.  I added some shaker bits over the penguins, before removing the backing of the foam tape and adhering the card front to the base. 

I used the Memory Box Bubble Circles die to cut the rings out from white cardstock - I cut two of these.  I actually cut the circles from scraps of inked up card I already had, but I think it would be even easier to just use markers or pencil crayons to colour in the circles.  I added Stickles Glitter Glue over top of the circles and let it dry before attaching the rings to the card front with glue.  And then all that's left, is to give the card a good shake!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Get well soon by Noga Shefer

 Hi crafty friends, Noga  here and I am so happy to share with you another project for Gerda Steiner Designs today.


 
My card featuring the adorable Positivi-Tea 4x6 Clear Stamp Set stamp set.
This is perfect for "get well soon" cards.

To make this card I took an A2 panel of Bristol smooth cardstock and cut it with circle die.
For the background, I die cut the scallop frame die out of white cardstock. 
I ink blended a background using Distress Oxide in spun sugar and glued it on plaid cardstock.
Next I colored the sweet image using copic markers. I glued it to my panel with foam tape for dimension.

Next I stamped a greeting from Under The Weather 3x4 Clear Stamp Set using black ink.

For a final touch, I added some seqins.

I hope you enjoy the card I created and feel inspired to create!

Thanks for stopping by,

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Merry little Christmas

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this sweet infinity shaker card using the Gerda Steiner Designs Little Reindeer stamp set:

  • stamp the Gerda Steiner Designs Little Reindeer with Lawn Fawn Jet Black
  • color the image with Spectrum Noir Triblend Markers, add extra shading with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils and highlights with a white gel pen
  • stamp the sentiment from the same set with Versafine Clair Nocturne
  • wrap acetate around the panel and fill it with star-shaped sequins
  • adhere the shaker panel to a cardbase colored with Distress Ink Peacock Feathers and splattered with water droplets and white gouache


The sentiment says it all: Have yourself a Merry little Christmas

Hugs,