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Seashell Birthday Shaker Card

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Other products: White Cardstock, Art Institute Microfine Poupon Glitter, Fingertip sponges, Spray Bottle w/Water, Dimensional Adhesive, Paper Trimmer, Scissors

Watch this video for shaping tips and techniques on the hibiscus flowers and leaves.

Instructions: Start with 11" x 4 1/4" white card base, score and fold at 5 1/2". Sponge edges of card base with Memento Rose Bud ink. Cut A2 size card front from Under The Sea paper and diecut second largest of HCD2-749 Cut Mat Create 1A Die from center of card front. Stamp "Happy Birthday" from HCPC-3740 Heartfelt Wishes Cling Stamp Set in Rose Bud ink onto center 1A panel as shown. Lay card front border centered on card base, then attach center 1A panel directly through center opening onto card base. Sponge edges of card front border with Rose bud ink. Cut a 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" size piece of clear cardstock and attach onto backside of card front border.

Stamp seahorse from HCPC-3739 Under the Sea Cling Stamp Set, leaf, hibiscus, set of 7 seashells from HCPC-3736 Tropical Hibiscus Cling Stamp Set in ColorBox Dark Brown ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Use Fantastix along with Rose Bud, Cantaloupe and Teal Zeal to color seashells and seahorse. You can view a quick coloring Fantastix tutorial here: Sponge 2 smallest hibiscus and leaf with the same inks. Place a dab of Gold Stamp Paint onto some clear cardstock or other non porous surface, spritz with water to dilute, and use hydra sponge to tap off first then lightly apply over hibiscus, leaf, seahorse, seashells and let dry. The stamp paint increases the color vibrance and adds shimmer. Use Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to shape hibiscus, leaf, seahorse and seashells. Place 3 seashells onto the center 1A panel, add sparkle of glitter onto panel and seashells, then place dimensional adhesive on backside of card front border and attach over seashells and center panel, creating a shaker card. Cut apart leaf. Use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach 2 hibiscus, seahorse and leaf as shown. Use Dries Clear Glue to add Poupon Glitter and Heart Of Gold prills onto card as desired.

Created By: Ellen Miller

Hydra Sponges


Funnel Tray


Clear Cardstock 8.5 x 11


Gold 3D Stamp Paint


Cut Mat Create 1A Die


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Tropical Hibiscus Die


Under The Sea Die