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Friday, January 1, 2016

happy birthday Shaker Card

Had fun making this shaker style card with 16 gold sequins (16 for yr 2016), memory box die for sentiment on front of card & a stamped sentiment on inside. 

Supplies List

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way glue pen
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix 
memory box: die - Curved Happy Birthday
paper: the Paper Studio Birthday Balloons scrapbook   cardstock - blues, white 
recycle: acetate plastic from pkg for shaker wall
sequins: 16 gold - 16 for the yr 2016 
Simon Says Stamp: stamp - It's Your Birthday - sentiment on inside
Spellbinder: dies - circles

tools: MISTI  
twine: gold - used on inside for balloon string 

Entering this into the following challenges:    

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

1/5  Simon Says Stamp Wed Party    5E(#3)  12/30

1/6  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #207 Pick Any 2015 Ch   UE  12/31
   204 Silver/Gold - I used Gold

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.

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

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

1/15  Tic Tac Toe Ch 1  3E(#2)  1/1
   1st Row - Gold (sequins), Sparkles (sequins), Acetate (plastic used for shaker window)

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(#1)  1/1
   New Die - memory box happy birthday die


  1. I am will be making some shaker cards as well - glad that challenge is going - I like how your balloon is inside that card Melissa - and also that you added 16 shaker sequins - for 2016 - happy new year!

  2. What a fun happy birthday shaker card! Thanks so much for joining us at Dies R Us for the "Something New "Challenge!

  3. I love that you used SIXTEEN sequins for 2016!! Love the balloon on the inside too.

  4. What a lovely birthday card! Thanks for joining us for our "Something New" challenge at Dies R Us!

  5. Cute card, love the balloon on the inside

  6. Fun! I didn't even think to make a shaker card out of the sketch for this challenge - great idea! Thanks so much for hanging out with us over at YNS.

  7. Welcome back to the tic-tac-toe challenge, Melissa. I enjoy your birthday shaker card. Great added sparkle with the gold sequins.
    Tracie Pond
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  8. It's always fun to play with a new die. Terrific BDay card.

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

  9. Fabulous shaker card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  10. I like that you used 16 sequins for 2016! Thank you for sharing with us at DRS Designs.

  11. What a fun shaker card! Thanks for playing along with us at Die cut Diva's.

  12. Cute balloon paper, great card. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.

  13. Pretty card! I love that you used exactly 16 sequins! What a thoughtful detail!! Thanks for joining the challenge at YNS!

  14. Such a fun card! Thanks for joining in challenge #29 at YNS!

  15. Fun card!!! Don't you just love shakers? Thanks for playing along with us at Outside the Box. hugs :)