Thursday, 19 February 2015

Shaker Card with a twist

Hello everyone,

I am back with another Valentine Card...can't stop making them...:D
Shaker cards are very much in trend now...but I have observed that there are very less variations of shaker usually an image in the background and an acetate either stitched or adhered with foam tape...

And I always like to give my cards a twist...
So here is my shaker card...

Here is a closer look at the shaker elements and the image behind...

I know what you are thinking...where is the twist?????

Wait for it...

Open the card and.............

A bit more....

And Tada...the twist... it is a see-through shaker card...the image is on the inside of the card...

Here's another look at the see-through shaker card...
(My second futile attempt to emphasise that it is see-through :P )

Now that the suspense is over...let me tell you about the all the elements on the card...

The card background - I have used Worn Liptick DI with a circular dauber. I wanted a messy look so I did not try to blend the colour and I also spritzed it with water several time. I have used Vintage Photo DI for the edges of the card. And lastly, I have flicked white acrylic paint with a toothbrush for the white splatter.

The B&W heart - The heart is part of a digi from The Graphic Fairy. I omitted the couple that was in the middle of the heart. Fuzzy cut the image.

Shaker elements - I have used some silver sequins, light pink pearls and small silver balls

The shaker background - I used the heart cut-out from the front panel on the inside of the card. The sentiment is stamped using letters from different stamps.The doodle border is drawn using a Micron tip pen. 

Hope you like my shaker card and the twist...

Note: Sorry for the quality of the pics. Had to take them with mobile. :(

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Create Something Catchy - Love-themed shaker card
Stamplorations - Heart + stamped sentiment
The Mixed Media Card Challenge - Love themed card
The House That Stamps Built - Pink + Hearts


  1. An amazing creation...!! I loved the subtle colors that you used to make the valentine's special card! Great twist! Loved the card! <3

  2. What a fun shaker card!! I love that pink background. Thanks so much for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

  3. love that pink and doodle combination Purvi......and the twist too !!

  4. What a sweet shaker card! Beautifully done :) So happy that you shared it with us at The House that Stamps Built!!!

  5. Love the shaker with a twist! Great idea to make a full window shaker. The background you created is so distress cool. Great card and I'm thrilled you joined us at The House that Stamps built this week. Sure do hope you'll come back for another challenge so we can see more of you great work.

  6. Beautiful project! Thanks for playing along with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

  7. Great project!! Thanks for joining us in this month's Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

  8. oh wow, this is striking! looove the colors in combo with the black and the shaker is genious! love, love, love! thanks for playing along with us at MMCC :)

  9. Beautiful card. Great shaker idea. Love the B/W heart as it plays off the pink BG. Thanks for joining us this month at the MMCC.

  10. Now that's creative and so very elegant, Love the way you did the shaker :) Thank you for sharing with MMCC!

    1. Thanks a lot Deepti! Means a lot coming from you!

  11. What a fabulous card, love the strong colors and adore your twist, :)

  12. fantastic card! i love the window shaker element. Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

  13. Beautifully done, very vibrant colors. Thanks for joining us at CSSC.

  14. Oh wow! Oh wow! this is simply FAB!!!
    Thank you so much for joining the fun at CSCC- shaker cards. Good luck.. :)

  15. Wow Beautiful. .Thank you for joining us at CSCC :)

  16. Great card! Absolutely loved the twist! Thanks for joining us at CSCC.

  17. Lovely card and the doodling is so neat! Loved the twist too.Hugs.

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