Saturday, July 11, 2015

Similar but Different

Hello on this sunny Saturday.  What a nice day it has turned out to be?  I am playing inside right now and I plan to spend the late afternoon outside, once the heat starts letting up.

It is time for a similar but different card.  I saw this card several weeks ago and I just loved it.  Then I was reading on another site how you can use the Project Life fuse tool to make shaker cards.  I just had to buy one to try it.  It is the best thing ever for shaker cards.  No more thick cards.  You will be seeing more shaker cards (probably even another one today.)

My card is a little different.  I just used my Spellbinder Nestabilities to make the shaker part.  To make the actually shaker part, I used a 6X6 scrapbook page.  I put a seal down the middle and then used my nestabablities circle to seal the edges.  Once I had three sides sealed I added my beads and then sealed the top.  A great little shaker bag.  I will try to take pictures next time.

The crab is the crab from SVG Cutting Files' Crabby Box.  Originally, I cut him to big so now I have a big red crab to use for something else.   I put the mouth and nose on the crab using my PeachyKeen's Everyday Character Faces.  It was the 1 3/8" face.  His eyes are cut using my half inch punch and my hole punchers.  Before putting him together, I used my Tim Holtz's Distress Ink in Fired Brick to distress the edges.

I had to have some little fish to go under my shaker part, so I used the fish in the From The Heart's Fishing Birdbrain set.  I had to resize the fish, but that is easy to do with the Silhouette Designer Studio.

The two blue background papers were from Happy Hearts Studio.  This is a Etsy store and she has some of the best digital paper packs.  Most of them are only $1.50 (US dollars).  If you have a good print and are always looking for paper, you should check out her site.

I am going to use the card in the following challenges:
   Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
   Clear It Out - Anything Goes
   Crafty Gals - Under The Sea
   Inky Impressions - 2 or more Dies

I will be later with something else new, I am sure.

Products Used:
   Spellbinder Nestabilities Circles
   Spellbinder Nestabilities Scalloped Circles
   We R Memories Fuse Tool
   6X6 Scrapbook Page Protector
   Digital Stamp - From The Heart Fishing Birdbrain
   Papers - Happy Heart Studios Sun Splash
              - Happy Heart Studios Crabfest
   Crab - SVG Cutting Files Crabby Box
   Bead Treasures White Seed Beads
   Stampin Up 1/2" Circle Punch
   Tim Holtz's Distress Ink Fired Brick
   Face - Peachy Keen's Every Day Character Faces



  1. A lovely fun card. Love the shaker element. Thankyou for sharing with us at Crafting From The Heart. Hugs Valeryanne DT.

  2. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Clear It Out, good luck!!! Amy DT

  3. Love the creativity!! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner!! Jeanie, DT

  4. I LOVE shaker cards! This is one of the cutest ones ever!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Crafty Gals Corner!
    ♥ Samantha
    Crafty Gals Corner - DT Coordinator
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