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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Balloon Bday Shaker Card

Had fun making this shaker style card with 16  sequins (16 for yr 2016), memory box die for sentiment on front of card & stamped sentiment on inside of card. For more of a balloon look I fussy cut a small triangle & added black thread.

Supplies List

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way glue pen
ink: Hero Arts Ombre Pool to Navy
machine: Sizzix 
memory box: die - Curved Happy Birthday
paper: the Paper Studio Birthday Balloons scrapbook   cardstock - blue, white 
recycle: acetate plastic from pkg for shaker wall
sequins: 16 multi colors - 16 for the yr 2016 
Simon Says Stamp: stamp - It's Your Birthday - sentiment on inside
Spellbinder: dies - ovals
stamp: Stampabilities Birthday Subway Art - sentiment stamped on inside of card
thread: black for balloon string

tools: MISTI  

Entering this into the following challenges:    

1/2  Sweet Stamps Dec Anything Goes  UE  12/6

1/5  Simon Says Stamp Wed Party    5E(#5)  12/30

1/6  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #207 Pick Any 2015 Ch   UE  12/31
   199 Hot Trends Pile it High >= 2 layers - scrapbook balloon paper, plastic, 6 blue ovals stacked,
   plastic, 2 more blue ovals stacked 

1/7  Your Next Stamp Sketch & Color Ch#29  UE  1/1   I used the sketch

The sketchYNSSketch29
If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.
The colorsYNScolor-29
If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals.

1/8  Allsorts Ch Wk344 - What's New?  3E(#2)  1/2
   New - memory box happy brithday die
1/8  Sweet Stampin Something NEW (stash or event)  2E(#2)  1/2
   New - memory box happy birthday die

1/10  Bunny Zoe's Crafts Nov/Dec Ch Sparkle  UE  11/20

1/14  Dies R Us Ch140 Something New  3E(#3)  1/1
   New - memory box happy birthday die

1/30  Memory Box Ch#8 - Shake it up Baby! (Shaker Cards)  UE  1/1

1/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jan 2016 Ch  UE  1/1
1/31  Die Cut Divas Ch New Technique, Die, Stamp, Colors  4E(#3)  1/1
   New Die - memory box happy birthday die


  1. What a clever idea! So cute! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Something NEW’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. What a fun shaker Birthday card!! Thanks for joining the Dies R Us, January "Something New" Challenge.

  3. What a super card Melissa and perfect for our theme this week. Many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  4. Cute card. Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  5. Awesome birthday card, Melissa! Thanks so much for another challenge entry over at YNS.

  6. I love new dies. They are so much fun to use. Great card.

    So glad you joined us this month at Die Cut Divas.

  7. I love the cute shaker balloon element on your card. Awesome birthday card, Melissa! Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Party Challenge.
    Gayatri xxx

  8. Love the addition of the balloon string! Thanks for playing along with the Die Cut Diva's!

  9. Thanks for joining us at allsorts Tracy x

  10. This is fabulous, such a fun card.
    Thank you for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    I am having a little giveaway on my blog if you would like to take a look -

  11. You're on a roll with the shaker cards! I love the balloon cut out for this one! Thanks again for joining us at YNS! :)

  12. Fab card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

  13. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.


  14. Another fun take on the challenge! A balloon shaker is a great idea. Thanks for joining in challenge #29 at YNS!

  15. Another fun card! Love that you are playing again at Outside the Box. hugs :)