Sunday, November 25, 2007
SNOWGLOBE Shaker Card
True CONFESSIONS of a menopausal STAMPER...(TMI?...sorry!)....But, oh so true!...I designed this card WAY back in August for my Designer Christmas Card Buffet...which was a huge hit, I think because the cards were challenging more-so than your typical Stamp-a-stacks ( NOT that there is anything wrong with those....beeeeeeecause, they are very gratifying and make one feel accomplished!)
ANYHOO....when I saw this stamp set SIMPLE SNOWMAN from SU....I immediately saw a SNOWGLOBE....Ok, so bouncing back to the menopausal moment....I cannot, for the LIFE of me remember who EXACTLY recommended the basic shaker tute ( maybe Maria Bell??.)...But, this is what I came up with in the end. Using the CD envelopes available anywhere, I stamped the sno-guy onto the window sheet portion with STAYZON ink and colored in with SHARPIES. SNowflakes & the string of lights were stamped onto white cardstock which was placed INSIDE the envie...giving dimention to the card. MORE flakes stamped on outside edges...and 5 x 5 CD envie was layered onto a 6 x 6 folded card from SU Brocade Blue c/s...sentiment JUST FIT to be punched with round tab punch....another snowflake, punched with circle punch, glittered edge, silver brad, and POPPED....ribbon down one edge....OH...and before sealing up the envie, I added some cheapie glitter & snowflakes to make it a shaker SnowGlobe....The "icicles" across the top are made by taking CRYSTAL EFFECTS and droozling them across a piece of wax paper, and applying DD glitter....Let dry, and just peal it off, and attach to card with Crystal Effects. ( BTW...I DID try this with a BRAND X -CE.....and it did not work...just broke apart!!)
OK...I am a MUCH BETTER teacher IRL!!!....where I can use my hands to talk!....LOL!...I just have a hard time putting my "words" down on "paper"!!
Hope you like the card..I know its a tad blurry...still getting to know my camera.....sorry my "recipe" is not a standard one...( My cooking is basic 101 ALSO!)
PS......DONT FORGET about the BLOG CANDY!!!!!(scroll down!!)
Have a SUPERIOR SUNDAY!!!!!!!!!....Blessings, Debbie