Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card

 Heartfelt Creations Wednesday: Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card

Hello Friends!  Welcome to Heartfelt Creations Wednesday.  Today, I have a super fun Cascading Fuchsia shaker card and tutorial to share with you.

Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card 02aI am just loving the beautiful Decorative Oval Die that comes with the Cascading Fuchsia collection!  There are so many different ways to use it: as a layering piece, a frame, ornaments and as you can see here…layered over clear acrylic cardstock!  It’s such a versatile die.

Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card 04I wanted to share this detail shot so you can see the way the cascading fuchsia blossoms are shaped.  I added a light shimmer to mine by sponging them with Violet Metallic 3-D Stamp Paint.  Can you spot the pretty sequins I tucked inside the card?

Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card 01aI created a big poufy bow with light, airy white organza ribbon that I topped with a loopy bow made from White Iridescent Metallic String. I topped this off with a pretty button I found in my stash.  Violet pearls were added to the center of each diamond. I wanted to keep my embellishments simple so that the die cut and gorgeous Cascading Fuchsias could take center stage.

Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card 03aThe flowers were fussy cut from the paper collection and layered beneath the blossoms.  You can read in the tutorial how I created the frame and shaker panel.  I did sew the evacuated card front to the clear acrylic cardstock, but glue or double stick tape would work, too.  One of the things I love about this card is that the inside is just as pretty as the outside.

Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card 05I decorated the top inside panel with more of the pretty lattice paper that I used on the front cover, and then added another card front and tag from the collection.

Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card 06You can tuck a gift card behind the tag, as I left enough area unglued to allow for that.

There’s a complete supply list and step by step tutorial below, in case you want to make your own Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card.

Thanks for stopping by!



Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card Tutorial

Heartfelt Creations Products:
HCD 763 Decorative Oval Die
HCD 762 Cascading Fuchsia Die
HCD 745 Luggage and Tags Die
HCPC 3668 Cascading Fuchsia Cling Stamps
HCPC 3354 Classic Message Cling Stamp Set
HCDP1 254 Cascading Fuchsia Paper Collection
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
GBCC811 8.5″ x 11″ Clear Cardstock
Viva Décor Rose Metallic Stamp Paint
Viva Décor Violet Metallic Stamp Paint
Stamping Pad
Colorbox Dark Peony Chalk Ink
Colorbox Rouge Chalk Ink
Art Institute Dries Clear Adhesive
Other Products: White Cardstock, SU Pretty in Pink Cardstock; Jet Black Archival Ink; craft knife, glue dots, hot glue gun, Kaiser Adhesive Pearls, 7/8″ white organza ribbon, Fuchsia sheer iridescent ribbon, white iridescent metallic string, button, sequins, foam tape
Cut a 5″ x 7″ card front from the paper collection. I used the one with the lattice, leaves and flowers. Use your craft knife to evacuate the artwork from the frame. Fussy cut the leaves from the artwork and set aside. Cut a 5″ x 7″ rectangle from clear acrylic cardstock. Stitch (or glue) to the evacuated frame. Cut a coordinating 5″ x 7″ panel from the paper collection. Cut a 5″ x 7.5″ rectangle from pink cardstock. Score at 1/2″ from the top edge and line up the 1/2″ lip over the top of the designer paper panel so that you have created a top fold card with a pink cardstock base. Place 1/2″ wide foam adhesive tape all around the edges of the front of the designer paper rectangle. Fill with sequins. Peel off the liner and carefully glue down the clear cardstock frame over this rectangle. Press down to seal. This is your shaker card base.
Die cut the Decorative Oval from white cardstock. Center over the front of the card and use Dries Clear Glue to attach over the clear cardstock, as shown.
Stamp and Die cut several sets of the Cascading Fuchsia stamp onto white cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink. (I used an entire piece of 8.5″ x 11″ white cardstock) Die cut. Use a sponge dauber to color both the fronts and the backs with the chalk inks. Dilute the Viva Décor metallic paints with a little water and sponge over front and back of the die cut flowers to add shine. Shape with the tool kit. Shape the fussy cut leaves with the largest nib from the tool kit and arrange on the card front, gluing down as you go. Add the flowers. Place small pearls on the stamens and in the center of the Oval Die cut. Tie white organza ribbon around the base of the card and add a triple bow to the top. Tie a loopy bow with iridescent metallic string and glue down. Add the fancy button.
Use the Luggage and Tags Die to cut the sentiment ticket from the paper collection. Secure to the card front with foam adhesive.
Finish the inside of the card by covering the top and bottom sections with paper from the collection. Die cut a tag from the paper collection with the Luggage and Tags Die. Stamp with the sentiment from Classic Message Cling Stamp Set . Top with a bow, if desired. Add to the inside of the card, as shown.


19 thoughts on “Cascading Fuchsia Shaker Card

  1. Robin T

    Just amazing Kathy! I love your shaker card, what a great idea! All the details and your coloring make this a beautiful card!

  2. Pattie Jns

    OH! MY! OH !MY! what gorgeous creation. It would be hard to part with this one.

  3. Dawn Skene

    This is gorgeous! My fuchsia stamps are on their way. Can’t wait to try them out.

  4. Maureen

    You’ve gone and outdone yourself Kathy! This card is stunning, inside and out! I love the shaker part of the design. I think interactive cards are so much fun, and your Fuchsias are perfect. The pearls are the icing on the cake! Hugs

  5. Anne H.

    oh my goodness you are such a busy crafter!! These card projects are amazing, your fuchsias are so life-like! Absolutely stunning Kathy!!

  6. Angela Hartley

    stunning!! I received my package from Heartfelt Creations yesterday and have been playing around with all the goodies and you always supply such a wealth of information I just love to see! if I could ask a question please… do you make your bows? mine never turn out like yours!! Blessings to you!!

  7. Candy Colwell

    Kathy…I wonder if the companies whose products you showcase realize what an incredibly gifted artist they have in you. This card is truly beautiful on so many levels. The fuchsias are beautiful and the way you have dimensionalizes them truly does give them such a realistic quality. The white oval die cut is gorgeous and the perfect comment to the delicate fuschia and leaves. Your airy bow is exquisite and the interior with the area to tuck in a gift card is exactly as you said…as beautiful as the outside. Thank you for sharing this lovely card and the step by step.

  8. Sara Emily Barker

    My Gosh, Kathy! You have really blessed my day with this beautiful card! I love those fucshias; you have shaped them and painted them into the most realistic lovely blooms that you can almost smell their perfume! Wow! So many details in this one card! Yes, I see the pretty sparkly sequins tucked inside, and of course that stitching I am so envious of! Just setting those pearls would send me to the funny farm! You have the hands of a gifted surgeon, Kathy!

    I’m so proud of your gorgeous work, and happy to include you as my friend! Have a wonderful day! Thank you for making mine with this inspiring card! Hugs! Sara Emily

  9. carol

    Gorgeous card Kathy just so pretty. This collection is just wonderful saw it on TV last week in UK and was tempted, very tempted . x

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