cardmaking, Greeting Cards, Papercraft Like a Pro

Shaker Card Inside Out Featuring Creek Bank Creations

Typically, we spend the majority of shaker card construction working on top of a cardstock panel. The "inside out" technique works with the actual card BASE during the whole construction, building the shaker down INSIDE the card. Do you ever notice that regular shaker cards are sometimes "top heavy"? You will see a big difference in the distribution of weight when you put the shaker INSIDE the card.

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cardmaking, Inspiration to get more done, scrapbooking, Use What You Have

Inspiration to Get More Done – Easy Cards Using Paper Scraps

When I sit down to make cards or scrapbook layouts, it is as EASY as pie because I do all my creative thought about color and size beforehand! This way, my creative focus can be on how to USE these pieces or scraps, which is much more manageable for my brain! Here are some close-ups of these "scrap" cards...

Greeting Cards, Use What You Have

Use What You Have | Happy Birthday Shaker Card Using a Plastic Container

Thinking about trying to make a shaker card, but don't want to purchase a bunch of acetate sheets? Save your plastic take out containers instead!