XOXO Heart Shaker Card FMS420

by Joanne James3. February 2020 15:00

I had a little extra time at the weekend and managed to  squeeze in (or out!) a couple of extra cards that I've had buzzing around my head! The first one uses this week's sketch by Jen T over at Freshly Made Sketches which I adapted by using a heart shape instead of a circle to make a fun shaker card that is also inspired in colours and theme by this week's photo inspiration over at Inspired By and fits with the current Valentine's challenge at TGIF too:


My fellow Paper Player teamies the lovely LeAnne and Claire both design on the Inspired By team with Laurel Seabrook and whilst I follow these lovely ladies and the Inspired by blog, it's the first time I've managed to play along - yay! Here is my clean and graphic modern Valentine's: 


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I made the shaker window aperture using the largest of the Stitched Be Mine Dies with some retired black and white heart-patterned paper to contrast with my bright Melon Mambo background. The shaker elements are a combination of hearts from another of the dies in the same die set, along with white, black and gold sequins and a few retired Melon Mambo heart-shaped sequins. I finished my card with an 'XOXO' diecut from the retired Circle Thinlit Card Die set in sparkly gold glimmer paper.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I love Jen's sketch and will definitely use this again as a circle - a super versatile layout!

Enjoy your day and I'll be back shortly with one of the cards from today's class. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (4) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/3/2020 7:45:10 PM #

Woohoo!  We're so glad you played along!  I knew as soon as I saw your card, you'd been INSPIRED!!!  My stamping girls are hankering to learn how to do a shaker card, so I think this would be a fun inspiration for us as well!  Thanks for sharing!  I REALLY love that little "xoxo", as you probably know!


Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited States
2/3/2020 8:14:31 PM #

Me too! I love those awesome inspiration photos you have and the whole DT produces fab cards - I often just don't manage to find time within the timescales to join up! Was so glad I managed to make this one yesterday - it had a little bit of everything! I thought you'd like the 'xoxo' as I know it was a 'keeper' for you too!! Also as shakers go, this one was easy!


Judy Rozema
Judy RozemaUnited States
2/4/2020 4:54:48 AM #

Fabulous little shaker! I love your valentine theme. So glad you linked up with us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/4/2020 9:20:05 AM #

Navy and hot pink - luscious! I almost never make shaker cards and I'm not sure why. This one is fabulous.


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