Thursday, May 30, 2019

Mickey hand shaker card

I needed to make a thank you card for my Grandson's Kindergarten teacher so this is what I came up with.
I started out with a black A-2 card base folded at the top.   I used Simon says stamp bundle of stitched shapes set for the stitched rectangle that I cut in red.   I ran that through my Cuttlebug star embossing folder.  I used a stitched fishtail banner stacks die for the black-and-white polkadot which is from Pebbles - Basics.   I tied a bow around that layer with some red and white bakers twine.  I used a stitched scallop circle die to cut the black for the center.  Using my Cricut expression and an SVG file for the shaker hand I got from my friend Cheryl over at Creative Kuts.  I filled the shaker with some red seed beads.  I backed the shaker and also cut a stitched banner for the sentiment out of some yellow striped pattern paper from my scraps stash. The sentiment I created on my computer and printed and cut out  with the sew stitched fishtail banner die.   I cut some small hearts out of red foil on the Cricut expression to scatter on the front of the card.
On the inside I used my Cricut explore to write the personalized sentiment to his teacher.   I also had it write his name and the school years at the bottom and cut a small Mickey head to place next to his name.  The Mickey head is from Cricut Mickey and friends cartridge.  I cut three more red foil hearts to scatter around inside.  I used Simon says stamp bundle of stitch shapes for the white stitched rectangle.  I left plenty of room for him to personally sign his name also.

One final touch, I had my Cricut Explore Air write out her name on the envelope.
That's it for me today, thanks so much for stopping by to see my projects.

I am entering into these fun challenges:
YNS Challenge #114  School's out for Summer
Cardz TV Challenge  #90
Jo's Scrap Shack  #283
Crafty Creations Challenge  #391
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes
DL.ART May 2019 Linky Challenge

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DIANA L. said...

This is so clever. I love the mickey hand with the red beads- cute shaker card
Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes MAY 2019 Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day

DL.ART said...

What a fun shaker card! Great Mickey theme. Thanks for joining in the YNS challenge.

Elizabeth Hart said...

This little hand shaker card is simply too much fun - love it!! Thanks so much for joining us this time at Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Silver Griffon Designs said...

that card is just too cute great job!!!

Migdalia said...

Super cute card!!
I would love for you to enter my "Thank you" GIVEAWAY over at my blog
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia Rodriguez
Migdalia's Crafts

Samuel Alex said...

Wonderful..!! Thank you for posting an informative blog. Your posts are more interesting.

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