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You're Gumbelievable Shaker Cards

Hey everyone, it's Julianne here back with some fun and easy birthday cards to have on hand. Today I'm going to be using the I Chews You Stamp Set as well as the I Chews You dies; I have had both of these sitting on my desk for quite sometime now just waiting to be used.
I have been cleaning my craft room and reorganizing lately and have realized that I may have an embellishment hoarding issue, so I decided I wanted to use some older mixes (to make room for more of course). So I picked six embellishment mixes and paired them with some Catherine Pooler inks and starting stamping.
I started out by stamping the gumball outline with some Memento Tuxedo black ink onto some pre-trimmed 4" x 5.25" white cardstock and stamped the image a total of six times for six cards. Once I had each of the outline images stamped I then started stamping the solid stamps with the different colors of ink. Once I had everything stamped I used the coordinating dies to die cut out the glass part of the gumball, this is where my sequins are going to go to act as candy for my shaker. Once I had them all die cut out it was time to start assembling the shaker, there was so much foam tape! 😂
With all the foam tape adhered it was time for the fun part of adding in all the sequins to my shaker wells. To complete each card I adhered my shakers to some color card stock card based that I cut down to 4.25" x 5.5" that went along with each ink color, and my cards were finished and now I have 6 birthday cards ready to be mailed out. These cards really took me no time at all, I got them all done in maybe 40 minutes and I love them. I especailly love that I was able to use some of my older products and bring them to life, I know for me I get distracted by all the pretty new things and forget about the other wonderful stamps I already have. I encourage you all to reorganize your craft areas and find some hidden gems you have forgotten about and create something wonderful!

To watch how this card came together, here's my YouTube video:

You can watch on YouTube here in HD<----- click!

I want to thank you all for stopping by I so appreciate it. Make sure to check out the rest of the blog to find some great inspiration from the design team. And don't forget to support your small businesses if you can and put in an order at Butterfly Reflections, Ink. if you don't want anything right now you can still support Vanessa by purchasing a gift certificate that you can use later. I hope you all are staying home and being safe. Now off to the postal service to get this mailed to some friends before I miss their birthdays, Happy Crafting everyone!


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