Holly Jolly pink and blue snowflake shaker card
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Frosty Palette Shaker Card

Icy Blue, Pale Pink and Snow White

They may not be traditional holiday colors, but the frosted pastels in the Holly Jolly paper collection have inspired me to put together a snow themed card with Candy Apple accents.  This card has a lot going for it with color, texture, pattern and shine.  Even so, I decided to really go all out and add an interactive shaker element.  I can’t wait to show you how easy it is to put this impressive card together!

Holly Jolly pink and blue snowflake shaker card

Step By Step Instructions

White Daisy card with envelope
White daisy cardstock 5″ x 2″
Smoothie cardstock 5 1/4″ x 4″, plus scrap for die cutting
Candy Apple cardstock scrap for die cutting
Blue Snowflake paper 5″ x 2 1/2″
Plaid paper scrap for die cutting
Zip strip
Snowflake embossing folder
Scallop border die or punch
Shaker Window Thin Cuts
Shaker Window Foam & Acetate
Liquid Adhesive
Tape Runner
  1. Center darker side of Smoothie cardstock on card front and adhere.
  2. Emboss White Daisy cardstock using Snowflake folder.  Adhere to lower section of card front.
  3. Adhere Blue Snowflake paper to upper section of card front
  4. Die cut Candy Apple cardstock with border die and adhere to card front cover seam.  Adhere zip strip to border.
  5. Die cut Plaid paper to create back panel of shaker.  Optional: stamp sentiment on this panel.  Adhere panel to card front as shown.
  6. Remove adhesive from one side of shaker window foam.  Carefully align and adhere on top of shaker back panel.  Add sequins.  Remove adhesive cover.
  7. Remove protective cover from acetate window and center over adhesive .
  8. Die cut stitched shaker window frame from lighter side of Smoothie cardstock.  Apply liquid adhesive to back and place carefully over acetate window.

I’ve got lots of ideas for the Shaker Window Thin Cuts!  Leave me a comment and let me know what you’re creating with these versatile dies.

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