Friday, November 18, 2016

Shake Shake Shake!

Love Shaker Cards!

I've been wanting to try a shaker card with the Jar of Cheer set. As predicted it is one of my favorite sets!  It coordinates with the Jar of Love bundle.
At the last card club meeting we made a fun shaker tag.  But this could easily be converted to a card.


 The assemble is a bit tricky but well worth it!  I've broken down the steps here for you.

Assembly

Stamp two complete jars (the body + lid)

Cut out using big shot: One jar with inside cut out and one jar just the outside cut.

Reserve the blank inside of the jar - this will become the sentiment tag.

Stamp the tree on the inside of the jar (this is the back) and Merry on the extra piece that was the inside of the card.

Glue clear window sheet onto wrong side of jar.
Build up the sides of the jar with foam strips. You will want to use as little strips as possible.  I started with a strip for the top and the bottom them filled in my sides.

Pour your "snow" into the area built up. Then remove the backing on the foam strips.  It's important not expose the adhesive on the strips before pouring in your snow as it will stick to the strips and you want get a good seal.

**Note: It's easy to want to really fill your area with glitter however you need to provide room for the glitter to move.  Resist the urge to over fill!

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