Saturday, March 5, 2011

What's Shakin'?

This fun card uses dry embossing and paper piecing to add interest.


Materials List
Stamp Set - What's Shakin'? Unity Stamp Co., Itty Bitty 
Inks - Stampin' Up Ink pad in Basic Black
Card stock - Stampin' Up Whisper White and Bazzill Basics Card stock on Petty Cash, Champagne, and Candlelight
Embellishments - White rick rack - local craft store, twine - Papertrey Ink, small silver brad - Michaels
Tools - Paper snips - Martha Stewart, Pattern #2 and Large Dots Texturz plates from Stampin Up and Label, Oval #3 and Label, Ornate #2 dies from Sizzix, Big Shot from Stampin' Up
Adhesives - Stampin' Up Snail and foam tape - Stampin' Dimensionals, Scotch tape

Instructions
1. Create card from Champagne card stock.
2. Emboss card with large dots impression plate
3. Cut yellow and green strips 5.25 x .5 inches. 
4. Turn them upside down, place them together and tape with Scotch tape
5. Emboss yellow, green strips with Pattern #2 Texturz plate
6. Adhere embosses yellow and green striped rectangle to card
7. Adhere white rick rack to card
8. Stamp shakers in black ink on whisper white, petty cash and candlelight card stock
9. Cuts out white shakers with paper snips
10. Cut out top of shaker in the yellow and bottom areas in the green, then adhere to the white shakers and adhere to card with foam tape
11. Die cut the oval #3 and ornate label with Big Shot
12. Stamp sentiment on white oval, adhere oval to ornate label
13. Glue twine on back of ornate label 
14. Attach brad to card
15. Place foam tape on sentiment frame and "hang" sentiment frame on small brad

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