Welcome to the Cheery Lynn Designs Shaker Card Kit New Release Blog Hop.
If you arrived here from Ginny’s Blog, you are on the right track. If not, why not head back to the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog and start from the beginning so you don’t miss any of the terrific projects.
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Please humor me and try not to notice that the two projects I made would have photographed much better together if I had used the same gold cardstock (hanging head in shame). In my defense, they would never be seen together since one is a card and one is either a gift tag or holiday ornament. So much for planning ahead though….
My projects feature the Bell Shaker Die Set and a mix of Mini Circle Shakers and Mini Merry Christmas Shakers. A great way to give the new shaker dies and shaker pieces a try is to pick up the Bell Shaker Card Kit that provides all the pieces I used along with the acetate and foam.
I used non-adhesive foam to create my shaker piece and my adhesive of choice is glossy accents because it goes on in a really thin layer and you can get the glue right up to the edges without having excess squeeze out on to the acetate. Many different types of adhesive work for this, just experiment and see what works best for you. Cheery Lynn carries double-sided adhesive foam as well.
There is a great shaker card video tutorial on the Cheery Lynn Blog that will take you through the steps if you have not assembled one before.
I also colored the edges of the foam with a Krylon 18kt Gold Leafing Pen. Just be sure to ink the edges of the foam and set it aside to thoroughly dry. Learn from my mistakes! If you touch it before it dries, you will have gold on everything! I also tried coloring the foam edges with Copic markers and that works fine too if you need a different color. I just don’t like seeing the white foam.
Cheery Lynn Dies Used:
K105 Bell Shaker Die Set
K101-21 Shaker Mini Circles Set
K101-6 Shaker Mini Merry Christmas Set
PS101 Pierce Plate Large Parallel Rectangle
B837 Holly Leaf Set
B839 Christmas Wreath Set
Word Art Wednesday #254/255 – Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends #30 – Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #344 – Anything Goes with Twist of Use Dies Cuts or a Punch
Addicted to Stamps #134 – Lots of Layers
Amusing Challenges – Anything Goes with a stamp
Allsorts #387 – Let’s Make a Start on Christmas
CHNC #305 – Anything Goes Christmas
Crafty Catz #344 -Anything Goes w/Twist of Use die cuts or punches
Simply Create Too #121 – Christmas Colors
Simply Papercraft #39 – Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. #387 – Ribbon, Sparkle and Shine
Crafty Girls Creations #28 – Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers #118 – Christmas and Use Die Cuts
ABC Christmas Challenge – V is for Vertical
Simon Says – Anything Goes
Thanks so much for stopping by today. Your next stop is Debbie’s fabulous blog.
Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs (see list above)
Ribbon – Really Reasonable Ribbon Gold Metallic String, and the
Adhesive – Stick It Adhesive Sheets, Scotch Advanced Tape Glider, E6000 , Glossy Accents Precision Tip
Zutter Bow-it-All V3.0
Zutter The 9-in-1 Tool
White Mulberry Paper with Gold Tinsel
Silver Snowflake Embellishment