Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Flamingo Shaker Card

Hello lovely peeps


I'm back with the second shaker card that I started at cardmaking club on Thursday.

This was as far as I got initially :o)


The flamingo die was from a Chinese seller on ebay and I used it to cut an aperture in one of the papers in the First Edition Paradise Crush 8x8 paper pad.  I backed it with acetate and cut a slightly larger mat of a matching paper to frame it. It looked a bit busy with the pattern behind the aperture so I added a rectangle of white card before adding 2 layers of foam tape and pink sequins.

I picked out some more of the gorgeous papers to layer up a 7x7" card and cut flowers out of one of them to use as embellishments.


There are a couple of other papers in the pad that have butterflies and flamingos on, so I cut some of those out too. To match the lovely turquoise colour around the flamingo I cut some Bonnets and Bowties Solids paper with a Memory Box 'Tropical Leaf' die.


I would like to enter this in the following challenges:- 
Allsorts #419 2 or more dies
Quirky Crafts #4 Quirky things with wings
Animal Friends Challenge  #51 animal with wings
Crafty Animals  #3 Anything Goes
Crafty Awesomeness Anything goes always opt shaker
Little Red Wagon #397 Move It
Glitter n Sparkle #243 Bright Colours
 Creative Inspirations #276 Your favourite things (First Edition papers)

Thanks for stopping by,
Katrina x

13 comments:

  1. This is lovely, I've ordered the flamingo die from China, I really love how you have used it. Debbie x

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  2. A very pretty creation and perfect for our theme with the dies you used, many thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  3. Oh, Katrina, I love this one too! So fun that you use the flamingo as an aperture, I have to remember that. Thanks again for joining us this week at Little Red Wagon!

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  4. This is absolutely lovely - it really speaks to me as last week I saw flamingoes in the wild for the first time ever and I'm still bursting with excitement about it. Thank you for joining in our challenge at Quirky Crafts
    Jane

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    1. How fabulous Jane, you lucky sausage xx

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  5. Fab card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxx

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  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Glitter N Sparkle, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  7. Brilliant shakers card and I love the bright colours too,

    Thanks for sharing over at Quirky Crafts,

    Hugz Tinz

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  8. So wonderful... love it
    Thanks for joining us at Animal Friends
    Hugs Anja

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  9. Love this. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Animals. Hugs Traci DT xx

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  10. A great shaker card! Thanks for joining us at Quirky Crafts

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  11. Eine ganz zauberhafte Karte. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.

    LG Heike

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