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Doodlebug Design Shaker Cards

Doodlebug Design Shaker Cards

Doodlebug Design Shaker Cards

Shaker Cards are so much fun, and especially Doodlebug Design shaker cards. Day 2  of my Card designs inspiration using Doodlebug Design Hey Cupcake and Party Time collection. I decided to show you how versatile the card designs really are. You can keep them simple or bling them up. I used 2 of the designs and changed some elements into Shakers. Everyone loves to shake something and watch the sequins and glitter move around.

Doodlebug Design Shaker Cards


Card Design Two

Let’s begin with Card design two. For this Card I used the Doodlebug Design Hey Cupcake collection. Using the 6×6 Paper pad and elements from the Odd’s & Ends and Chit Chat packs to create the card. I used the centre element section and turned it into a shaker.

To make the shaker I cut a square piece of Kaisercraft card stock and a piece of pattern 6×6 paper pad. Using double sided tape I attached these together. I then used my Sizzix Big Shot and a nesting circle to die cut an appropriate sized circle. The next step I used some white foam and cut 2 more circles using the same nesting circle and cut down to hide behind the card stock. Using some acetate I cut that to size and then assembled like this:

  1. Attach the acetate behind the card stock and pattern paper and flip over
  2. Using Helmer 450 Glue i attached the 2 foam pieces to line up with the circle, and let it dry.
  3. I then piled a heap of different sprinkles and sequins in the appropriate place on the card base
  4. Attached the foam shaker top to the card base over the sequins and glued with Helmer 450. Make sure you let it dry before shaking otherwise the sequins will stick!

I then finished the card off with a Hip Hip Hooray sentiment from the chit chat pack, a cupcake and banner from Odds and ends. Adding a couple of pink Doodlebug Design Sprinkles to finish.

Doodlebug Design Hey Cupcake Shaker Card

Card Design 3

For this card i got a little more creative and used the element in the bottom left corner as my shaker. Everyone loves a cupcake and adding  Little Birdie Sprinkles made it look like the sprinkles on the cupcake!. To make the cupcake i used a similar technique as above, but used my silhouette America Cameo to cut the cupcake. I then cut one piece of foam using a Craft knife to make a hole and cut to hide behind the cupcake shape. Adding a banner and circle die cut with various pattern papers from the Doodlebug Design Party Time 6×6 Paper Pad.

Doodlebug Design Party Time shaker card

Did you enjoy my card inspiration today? Are you inspired to make a card or two using my designs? Download the Card Design sets (there is three of them) for FREE! Share on Facebook or instagram and tag me so i can see your creations! Also give this post a little love by leaving a comment so i know you’ve been!


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Shaker Card Fun with Sweet Stamp Shop and Doodlebug

Shaker Card Fun with Sweet Stamp Shop and Doodlebug

Shaker Card Fun with Sweet Stamp Shop and Doodlebug

Lest we forget on this ANZAC DAY 2015…..Hubby and my eldest attended an ANZAC day service in our local town while I stayed at home snuggled in bed with my youngest. It’s so cold here at the moment and it’s not even winter yet! I had to get into my craft room and put some brightness back into my day! I knew exactly what i wanted to use and that was the new Doodlebug Design Collection Sunkissed. I love this collection for all it’s summer time themes and the colours are so bright and cheerful! I thought I’d make some Shaker Cards to add to the fun..Shaker cards are a lot of fun to make and add something unique to the front of a card or a project life page.

For the first card, I used the Sweet Stamp shop Beach Bum Stamp Set and stamped lots of the beach balls and sand buckets and spades, and a sandcastle onto X press it Blending card and coloured in with my Copics. I then cut a template for the stripes from a scrap piece of card stock, traced and then cut again using the stripes paper from the 6×6 Sunkissed paper pad. Next I adhered some acetate to the back of the paper, placed some foam tape around the edges of the template so the sandcastle, beach balls and buckets didn’t fall out when i placed them into each open stripe. I finished the card off by sticking the small polka dot paper onto the tape to hold the bits and pieces in and matted using the blue paper. I added some Enamel dots, paper twine and a stamp to finish it off.

Sweet Stamp Shop Shaker Card
Sweet Stamp Shop Shaker Card

So much fun seeing the balls and the buckets sliding around when you shake the card!

The next card I made I used some Nesting Circles and scollop circles to cut out my circles and scolloped border. Using the same technique of acetate, foam tape and some card stock on the back, I added some colourful sequins to the middle. Finishing the card with a Sunshine from the Sunkissed icons Sticker sheet, a few enamel dots and the same stamp. I love the noise this makes when you shake it around!


I have started working on some project Life pages as well Using the Sunkissed Collection, which i hope i can share with you soon! Below is a list of all the things i used to make my cards. Click on the time to find it in my store!

Doodlebug Designs 6×6 paper Pad – Sunkissed

Doodlebug Designs icon Stickers – Sunkissed

Doodlebug Designs Glitter Sprinkles – Sunkissed

X Press it Foam Tape

Sizzix Happy Birthday stamp

Sweet Stamp Shop Beach Bum (discontinued and one left! be quick!)

Sequins (red, orange, yellow, green)

Acetate (Link coming soon)

Copic markers (Link Coming soon)

Paper Twine (Link coming soon)

Thanks for stopping by today and checking out my project! Leave a little love below and I’d love to see your shaker cards! Post them on Instagram and  tag me in your post, or share them on my Facebook page for me to see and i will share your card!

Kerry xx