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Spring floral shaker card by Gladys

Spring is definitely in the air (at least where I live) and I'm celebrating with this beautiful floral shaker card! When I saw the Spring Flowers backdrop from Lawn Fawn I knew I had to have it. I have been loving all the unique die cuts that many crafting companies are coming up with and I find die cutting to be very relaxing. 

To begin, I ink blended an A2 size panel cut from Bristol smooth cardstock. I used tattered rose and the new saltwater taffy distress oxide ink. I love this new ink, it's a lovely peach color and perfect for Spring. Next I used the Spring Flowers backdrop to cut twice from green cardstock. Whenever I work with intricate dies I like to stack a couple cardstock for stability. I inked the edges using lucky clover to add depth. The die also comes with different types of flowers which I cut from colored cardstock. I went with soft colors for a Spring pastel theme. 
  
For the shaker element I back the panel with acetate and double-sided foam tape. Before adhering it to the inked panel I added various colored sequins from Pretty Pink Posh to the center. Next I use the Giant Happy Spring die to cut twice from white cardstock and once on yellow cardstock. This sentiment fit perfectly right in the center of the backdrop. To complete the card I added some flat back jewels to the center of the flowers. 

That is all for me today. Happy Spring and have a wonderful day! Hugs!
 

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