Friday, August 11, 2017

CropStop Guest Designer Baby Boy Shaker Card

Hi crafty friends!  This is my last Friday as Guest Designer for CropStop
 Today I'm sharing a shaker card that I made for someone that will soon be having a baby boy!

I've been on a crafty spending spree ordering new stash from all the recent releases that are showing up everywhere.  One item that has already arrived is Authentique's "Cuddle Boy" designer collection...a bundle of super cute baby boy papers. 
I created this "boy" shaker card to share with you...
 
"Boy"
 
 

I selected a few of my favorite papers from the pad along with items for the shaker and  embellishments that I planned to use.




The 6 x 6 card base is made from navy cardstock with a layer of the patterned paper.  I used die cuts to create the second layer which will also house the shaker box.
 


I matched the circle die size to the shaker card pouch, centered it and cut.




The top photo shows where the shaker pouch will be placed.  After placing the "Boy" sticker in the center of the card base, I sprinkled the sequins and adhered the shaker pouch over everything.  This is topped with the second layer that I cut previously.


This next step is a little tricky because there are two die cuts used.  I wanted to add a finished touch around the shaker pouch and decided on a star pattern die to go with the sequins. 


Using the two die cuts together, I created this star frame surrounding the shaker pouch.


Although it's a baby boy card, I couldn't resist adding a couple of yellow roses along with the other embellishments.

From my stash...
Authentique Cuddle Boy Collection
Bazzill Cardstock
Close To My Heart Cardstock
Doodlebug Buttons
Dress My Craft Sea Breeze Sequins
Impression Obsession Shaker Pouch
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Recollection Roses
 Spellbinders- Standard Sm. Circle, Star Circles, Grand Label 1

Thank you CropStop for inviting to be a Guest Designer on the CropStop Blog.
It has been a pleasure!

 Shop the CropStop Store, the stopping place for paper crafters for your crafting needs!

Vicki

8 comments:

Susan Hogan said...

What a gorgeous collection of papers. Such a beautiful card as well - love the shaker. Nothing wrong with flowers on a male card - they love them too! Thanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles - hope to see you back soon!

Karen Letchworth said...

This is precious, Vicki! The ribbon is SO pretty, and I just LOVE having you play along with us. Thanks for sharing.
Blessings,
Karen L
Really Reasonable Ribbon
www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

Dale Tiernan said...

I love, love, love it. My Nursery room theme for my first son was rocking horses.

Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! I love the design and the papers you used!! The shaker is fabulous!! Thanks so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!!

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

frommycraftroom said...

Such a cute card. Love the colour combo. Thanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles.

Samra Leshinski said...

This is stunning! Thank you for joining Scrapy Land Challenge.
Samra DT
Paper Talk with Samra

Judy Rozema said...

Fabulous photos showing your process! Super adorable card. Thank you for linking up at Really Reasonable Ribbon! Please join us again!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Love, love this shaker card, Vicki! Such a clever design! Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Anything Goes Challenge!

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