Papertrey Ink June 2017 Blog Hop

This is my second post of the day.  I don’t usually do that but The Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and the one day only Papertrey Ink Monthly Blog Hop are both on today.  Because they are two of my favorite challenges, I had to do an entry for each one.

I had a card in mind the instant I saw the inspiration photo.  Somehow the days slipped away until I realized today is the blog hop day and I had not done my card.  Sometimes necessity really is the “mother of invention” because I wanted to do a shaker card but was afraid I wouldn’t get it done before our dinner party tonight.  As a result I made a modified shaker using tiny flat confetti that I had in my stash.  It came together quite quickly and I love the result.  I like the vellum on the jars as a change up from acetate, but was sad that it muted the very pretty confetti pieces.  In the end, I had enough time to glue a smattering of the tiny confetti on to the background and I think it finished the card off perfectly.

Inspiration Photo:



Supplies:  Papertrey Ink Friendship Shaker Die, Papertrey Ink Tulip Time stamp and dies, Papertrey Ink Garden Gate Stamp and patterned paper, Martha Stewart Confetti, Pico Embellisher Shimmer, Recollections Vellum, Simon Says Stamp card base, Hero Arts dye ink and Scor tape.

About DebSelby

I am a Mom to three great sons, a grandmother to seven great grandkids and a totally addicted scrapbooker, cardmaker now that I have retired from paid work.

Posted on June 25, 2017, in Card Samples, Challenge Entries, Debbie's Challenge Entries, Oscar's (Deb's) Card Samples and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Great idea to make shaker cards! Those ombré jars really draw the eye, and so do your jars with their sparkly goodness inside them.


  2. Great shaker card!! Love it!!!


  3. I love these shaker jar vase!


  4. ooh I love that jar vase Shaker too
    always love this tulips Image
    great interpretation
    so happy if you like to visiting me back


  5. Such a pretty use of the dies to make a shaker card!


  6. Very pretty take on the inspiration photo!


  7. Cute idea to mayshaker jars!


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