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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Snowglobe Winter Birthday Card

Fav card of mine from 2016. I made one just like it in Jan 2016 & gave to daughter for her 25th birthday Dec 2016 and made another this year for someone else.

Packed a lot into this fun shaker style card. It is a snow & Christmas & Winter Birthday & New Year & card all in one. My daughter has a birthday 2 days after Christmas and even though we gift her for both the Christmas holiday & for her birthday I wanted to make this card for her.

Supplies List

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG
Die-Namics: die - Sequins - yes the sequins are made with a die
ink:  Memento Bahama Blue
machine: Sizzix
memory box:  die -Truly Gifted - white glitter paper bow
paper:  vellum  cardstock -  blues, white glitter (pattern paper)
Spellbinder: die -  circle - to cut out center of snowglobe from top blue layer
   DRS designs - Snowglobe  
   My Craft Spot Tiny Tags Christmas - sentiments -  
      Let it Snow,Snow, Snow  Merry Christmas, Happy New Year
   Simon Says Stamp It's Your Birthday - sentiment - 
      Best wishes on your birthday and throughout the coming year! 
tools: MISTI  

Entering this into the following challenges:

1/3    Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes    5E(#5)   12/28

1/6    CHNC Christmas Ch314 Anything Goes Christmas  UE   12/31
1/7    heARTful Stamping Ch Fav Card/Scrapbook Page 2016    2E(#1)   1/1
1/7   Pile It On #123 Any Holiday/Celebration   UE  12/11

1/10   CAS-ual Fri Ch CFC164 Celebrations   UE   12/30

1/13   Dies R Us Ch64 Anything Goes With Dies   3E(#2)   1/1

1/30   Memory Box Ch20 Winter Blues Blue Cards  1E(#1)  1/1

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Challenge icons

1/31   Connie Can Crop Ch54 Anything Goes   2E(#2)   1/1  

1/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Jan 2017   UE  1/
1/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jan 2017 Ch   UE  1/1


  1. What a fun snow globe. Thanks for sharing your design with us at Dies R Us Challenge Blog. We hope to see your creations in future challenges.
    Kathy DRU DT

  2. WOW What a fun shaker card Melissa! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Anything Goes with Dies’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  3. You can never go wrong with a shaker card in my opinion ;-) Love them and love your card, too. Thank you so much for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge, Anything Goes. Good luck!

  4. Great shaker card
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week and Happy New Year !

    Jo x

  5. Wonderful shaker card and I love your color combo. Thank you for joining us at Connie Can Crop.

    Sue - Connie Can Crop DT

  6. Love the idea of the snow globe for a shaker card. Very fun. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  7. Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  8. Nice card. Thank you for joining in the christmas challenge at CHNC Extra.

  9. another very lovely card. i love that you used the vellum for the shaker park, it gives a more vintage a mysterious look. TFS and for joining us at Connie Can Crop challenge "Anything Goes". Best luck