Before I go onto this post, let me first apologise for being absent. My husband had a heart attack on Tuesday, and it’s been both difficult and hectic. He was rushed to hospital and straight to surgery to have a stent inserted. Thank goodness he is doing well.
I’d planned to have this post up a day or two after the other teenage card, but it just didn’t happen. Instead all hell broke loose!
Okay, so onto this post.
This is the second card I made for my granddaughter’s sixteen birthday. (This one from her dad and siblings.)
Again, I won’t go into how to make a shaker card – there are hundreds of videos on YouTube that will show you how.
I cut out all the pieces I needed to make the shaker card, then using the stencil from the MFT MP3 Player die and stencil set, I laid down the stenciling, taking it over the frame as well. I stamped Happy Birthday on the back panel with the stenciling, but didn’t think about where I might glue down some sequins on the clear panel. (Hint: plan it out before gluing them down!)
I cut out the MP3 player and the ear plugs, then added a small piece of music paper to the back of the MP3 player.
Originally, I left it at that, but decided to add the “16” afterwards. There were two reasons for that. 1) I felt the card was unbalanced; and 2) I wanted the card to celebrate a milestone.
That’s it. Quite easy, albeit a little fiddly as shaker cards tend to be.
I hope to post more frequently again, but I guess we’ll see. Hubby is now home from hospital and has to take it easy for some weeks.
Thanks for looking, and as always, if you want to comment and the comment box isn’t showing, click the title of this post and it will magically appear!
Oh my, so glad to hear he is okay, those stents are a whirlwind but amazing for sure, big hugs to you and your family! ps I know she will love this card, it’s a shaker what else can I say.
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Glad to hear your hubby is home. And, I really like that shaker card for a teenage girl.
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Thank you so much Therese and Verna.
Yes, she loved the card! (Yes, shaker cards are very popular!)
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