Friday, 7 October 2016

CAS Christmas shaker

 Another Christmas card ready and waiting for December 1st mailing.

I really like the elegance of white-on-white and confess to a bit of a shaker addiction, so this card ticks all the boxes for me ... except for being difficult to photograph.
  



I used the Falling Bauble Screen die from the new Be Merry Collection by Couture Creations to make the shaker window and filled it with sparkling clear sequins.

The card stands 5 3/4" tall and 6" wide ... not my usual 6x6 as I wanted the border around the shaker window to be quite narrow (5/16") and to allow plenty of room for the sentiment.

The sentiment is the Merry Christmas Script die from the Silent Night Collection by Ultimate Crafts.

Here is a flat view so that you can see the detail of the shaker window.


I made a white-on-white shaker card base with the Falling Bauble Screen die a few weeks ago but it was a lot narrower, with a small sentiment planned for the bottom right-hand-side.  ... I will finish off that card when the die arrives.

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Sizzix Big Shot
Couture Creations - Be Merry Collection - Falling Bauble Screen die
Ultimate Crafts - Silent Night Collection - Merry Christmas Script die
Couture Creations - Quick Release Die Paper
Couture Creations Turbo Precision Glue Pen - to adhere sentiment
foam dots
American Crafts textured white cardstock
Pretty Pink Posh - Sparkling Clear Sequins

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I am going to enter my card in the following challenges (in alphabetical order):
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I have used two dies to create this card.
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The challenge is to create a project using at least 80%
Couture Creations / Ultimate Crafts products
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I was inspired by all the white and textures.
The reflection of the garland in the mirror is just like my shaker :)
   
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(must be Christmas or December Holiday Theme including New Year)
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18 comments:

  1. Oh wow! This one takes the cake, both elegant and fun

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  2. Stunning make, thanks for sharing with us at {PIN}spirational Challenge DT Lisa

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  3. Thank you for entering your beautiful card in the {PIN}Spirational Challenge.

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  4. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with our Two theme at the ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Carissa

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  5. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along at ATSM.

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  6. Wow Tracy...this is just lovely. What an elegant card. Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly for our Ornament challenge. Good luck.
    Lynn, Holly Jolly DT

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  7. Tracey you card is gorgeous, so elegant and everyone loves a shaker card

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    1. Thank You Kerrie & Couture Creation Team :)
      I love white-on-white and shakers and think they work well with my favourite Christmas dies.

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  8. Gorgeous card!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a great crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  9. Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at 12 months of Christmas cards link up. Hope to see you again next time.

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