You Are The Sunshine Shakers
The February Stamp of the Month (SOM) S1802 Sunny Thoughts is a wonderful stamp set. I had this vision of creating a shaker card with the sentiment “You are the Sunshine in My Pocket” with a sunshine shaker. You can see why from the sentiments in this set:
I ended up creating a 2 cards for this, using two different options. The first one was creating using the Design Space and the sunshine overlay from Artbooking. Cut out the overlay at least 14-15 times to create the shaker. The idea comes from Jennifer Mcquire and some shaker ornaments she made. She did hers with a die. For mass production, I prefer using Design Space!
It’s a little tedious to glue all the layers together. The look you get is well worth it. You can make any image you want to cut out multiple times and make a great shaker from it. Get the acetate from Staples in a box of transparencies. They work great and are inexpensive. Cardstock is Black, Lemon, and Tangerine, all CTMH. Fill with Queen and Company toppers. Use a sponge dauber to swirl around Lemon ink on the sentiment to give it some depth and color.
The second shaker is made using Queen and Company’s sunburst foam card front and die:
The Making Waves purple paper went on top with Lemon cardstock as the base. The Lemon cardstock shows through like rays of sunshine and the yellow toppings added some bling and shake to it all. The purple/white dots background and texture paper really makes the Lemon pop. The large circle die from CTMH cuts the circle for the sentiment but you can use the circle from Art Philosophy (if you have it) or Access, and cut at 2.5″. Distress the circle with Lemon ink and a sponge dauber.
February things to keep in mind:
- Free Card Kit when you purchase the February SOM S1801 Bloom and Grow for $5.00 with a $50.00 purchase. I have an album of art up in the FB group. – Check it out.
- Pretty In Pink. All things pink are on sale this month, 25-30% off. Single items and bundles are available. Check it out.
- Join My Team in January and get a The Color of the Year Bundle . There are a few other freebies and incentives offered to only my first downline. Contact me to find out. =) Check out this blog post.
- Featured Paper Packs: Making Waves and Whimsy Fundamentals. Check out my FB group to see art made by myself and other talented artists.
- Happy Mail Club: With online orders over $25.00 of product, you will receive workshop guides (see the FB Group for the album) and more. Check it out.
- Check out CLEARANCE! It rocks right now!!
Thanks for stopping by to checkout my creative world. Catch this sunshine of a stamp set. It’s sure to brighten someone’s day. If you need some creative help, I’m here to help you out – give me a call or email me: email@example.com!!