Hello friends and happy December!  We are officially at the start of crunch time for the holidays!  Ugh, all that shopping, the mall (and crazy crowds), holiday parties, wrapping, baking. . .the list goes on!  This is Design Team member Crystal Komara here with you today.  I am sharing a holiday themed shaker card using the Christmas Joy digital stamp set (released last year).  I love this beautiful wreath and I turned it into a shaker card by fussy cutting out the center of the wreath.  Shaker cards remain one of my favorite (and I think, easiest) interactive cards to make.

Card details: 

The base of this A2 sized card is made from 80 lb. Neenah White Solar Smooth cardstock.  I dry embossed a 5 1/4″ x 4″ piece of the same white cardstock with a script embossing folder and then adhered it directly to the card.  I printed out the large poinsettia image on the same Neenah White cardstock, then I colored the image with Copic markers.  I fussy cut the image out with a small pair of snips.  I cut the center of the wreath out to allow for creating a shaker component.  Lastly, I printed the sentiment. Then I adhered the sentiment strip over the wreath.  Finally, I added a coat of clear Wink of Stella to the wreath for added sparkle.


I hope you have enjoyed this card and I wish you all a wonderful (and relaxing) holiday season!   Thanks for visiting and have a wonderfully creative day!  Additionally, for more inspiration, you can follow me on my websiteInstagramFacebook and on my YouTube channel.

XO, Crystal

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