Friday, August 14, 2015

Bird Shaker Card and Tutorial

Shake it up!

Hi. I'm here to shake up the month of August and provide you with a tutorial so you can shake it up as well. I am all about the shaker cards lately.  They are fun, unique and add a new level of creativity to cardmaking. 

There are numerous ways to make shaker cards.  I have an example where the surface of the card remains flat and the shaker is built underneath.  You can find that example right here.  The card I am showing today  has an elevated shaker window as you will see in the photo below. 

The Flying Unicorns are having a Shaker Card challenge for the month of August.  You can find it right here.    Come try your hand at a shaker card and think about joining in the fun. 

I used the Trimcraft Bohemian collection 12x12 pad for this card because it has fabulous graphics that can easily be cut out and used for projects, cards, decoupage.  

So let's see how I made my cards.  

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More Close ups: 

Petaloo Penny Lane Forget Me Not Pink
Petaloo Penny-Lane Mixed Blossoms Beige
Hemp cord
Fine Point Artist pen
Craft foam
Tim Holtz Embossing Folder


  1. These are simple to make and I like the layers and "fun" aspect of shaker cards. TFS your artistry! Fran (Quick Silver on

  2. This is beautiful and a great tutorial!

  3. This is fabulous. Thanks for the great tutorial too. I pinned.

  4. So very beautiful and elegant, Jen. And, thank you for the wonderful tutorial!

  5. Beautiful shaker and I love the simple step-by-step pics. Thank you for sharing!

  6. Fantastic tutorial Jennnifer!!!! What a beautiful card!!!!!

  7. Beautiful card!
    Thank you for the tutorial !

  8. Love Love Love .. Such a detailed tutorial and excellent use of packaging .. Very beautiful card ☺