Waves of The Ocean Pocket Edge To Edge Shaker Card

by Joanne James2. May 2022 10:00

Happy Bank Holiday Monday to my UK readers! Today I'm sharing a card that uses the colour palette over at Hand Stamped Sentiments

I'm loving all of the blue colour palettes that are about at the moment, especially since I have been giving my Waves of The Ocean Suite a workout and the two pair perfectly! I thought the HSS colours were perfect for a little project that I've been wanting to have a go at for a while - an edge to edge pocket shaker card. My good blog friend and fellow Tic Tac Toe challenge team member Stef Perry over at Perry Papercrafts made this fabulous card a while ago and I have been wanting to have a go and thought that the Waves of Inspiration bundle would be just the thing to make my own version - take a look:


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

Waves Of The Ocean - Since this card is really all about the shaker, the stamping is fairly simple. I used all three ink colours to create my blended seascape background using my blending brushes and stamped a single wave in Versamark and heat embossed it in white; this forms the base of my shaker. 

A Pocket Shaker - creating the shaker itself is rally easy. You just need a flimsy acetate pocket - the wrapping that your new dies come in is perfect for this - then you attach it to the back of the panel on three sides to form a pocket, fill with the sequins on your choice (I used some retired ones from the Whale of a Time suite, minus the pink shells, along with some clear, white and silver ones) before taping the fourth side shut. You then mount this panel on your card front, and add any additional diecuts to the front of your card; I layered a Coastal Cabana foil and white cardstock pair of waves cut with the Waves Dies over my stamped image, and snipped a sentiment and added it to the opposing corner:


The sequins still move around the front of the card, although a little less freely than with a traditional shaker. On the upside there is less bulk though so this kind of card is great for posting. I just love this idea and am really happy with how this card turned out - thanks Stef for the inspiration, I knew I'd get around to making one eventually!

Going, Going, Gone - Today is your final reminder that lots of things are ending today - it is the last day that the following items will be available:

  • Last Chance Products, stamps and accessories from the current 2020-21 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue
  • All Together exclusive paper, stamps and dies (only the skin tone Blends are carrying over to the new annual catalogue)
  • Waves of The Ocean Suite exclusive papers, foils and embellishments (only the stamp set and dies are carrying over to the new annual catalogue)

When tomorrow comes, it will be all about the new annual catalogue so if any of the above are still on your list, you best click the links below and hop over to the online store today! 

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. 

Enjoy your day; I will be back later with one (maybe two!) posts as I have a few makes 'in progress' on my desk along with news of a great new joining offer that will be starting tomorrow to coincide with the new annual catalogue launch - exciting stuff! Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (6) -

pattiUnited States
5/2/2022 4:42:30 PM #

What a gorgeous shaker card! I love all the layers of the wave! thanks for playing along with hand stamped sentiments!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
5/2/2022 5:58:56 PM #

Perfect images and colors for this fun shaker card!  I love it!

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
5/2/2022 7:49:35 PM #

Wow, Joanne, this shaker is glorious!  Love the look of all the shaking elements, and your layered wave dies are simply stunning!  So much shine and sparkle here, just like the ocean!  Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Genevieve Valdes
Genevieve ValdesUnited States
5/3/2022 3:21:55 AM #

Fabulous card!  Love you used the shaker technique with the wave.  Genius!  I totally did not see the blue foil to purchase.  Your card is an inspiration!  Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Tracy Grauer
Tracy GrauerUnited States
5/5/2022 2:21:43 PM #

What an excellent shaker card. I love it!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/6/2022 10:13:33 PM #

That's a really lovely card, Joanne. I have not yet had a chance to play with this suite - only one card so far - but your simple shaker idea is one I might try out. I like the overlay die cuts in different colours too as it really adds depth to the image.

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