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Saturday, November 4, 2017

The Season of Color Shaker Card

 For this card, I made a mistake when I was ordering my stamp--I forgot that the blog post would actually be posted AFTER Halloween! I would've chosen a different image if I had remember that! But, I decided that I could still use this owl, and just make it a nice Autumn Card.  As you can see, I took a bit of liberty with the sketch for today at Sketch Saturday



I made the owl on the branch represent the white panel on the sketch. Instead of the Moon that I'd originally planned, I made the star be a sun trying to glow through the chill Autumn Sunset.

The cute Owl on a Branch image is from Lemon Shortbread designs. I colored it with Copic Markers. I made it's eyes a brighter black using a black Micron pen then topped them with Accent Essentials.

 I covered the image with Masking Glue so I could blend the inks for the sunset all around it. I started by lightly covering the whole background with YoYo Yellow (retired SU!) then placed a circle of mask-paper where I wanted the sun. I followed with So Saffron (retired SU!) and Vintage Photo (Distress Ink) mostly along the top bit. I did add a bit of Certainly Celery (retired SU!) particularly along the bottom, because I always feel that the light is just a bit greenish in Autumn!



The sequins are all from sets I purchased from Amazon. The sentiment was from a Paper Smooches stamp set, stamped with Versafine brown and heat embossed with clear powder. I cut the frame with a die and put 2 layers of foam tape behind the acetate. The interior message was from the same Paper Smooches stamp set and the brown Versafine ink.




I really enjoyed making this shaker card! Please be sure to check out the other examples made by the great DT at the Sketch Saturday Challenge Blog!


12 comments:

  1. Wow, this is a work of art. You put a lot into it. It's a beautiful shaker card. I love how you combined all the different stamps. This is a gift for someone to receive. Great job. Thanks for joining us at Colour Crazy Challenges.

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  2. Hi this is a stunning card that owl is so cute. Thank you for joining us at Emerald City Crafts Challenge Blog Anything Goes Challenge 5. Hugs Jackie (DT)

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  3. Hi I am back again this time to thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge Blog for challenge 391 the theme is Anything Goes with the optional theme Beartastic use a Bear in your creation and the sponsor is MelonHeadz. Hugs Jackie (GDT)

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  4. Beautiful!!! Thanks so much for participating in our IMAGINE THAT! CREATIVE PLAYGROUND challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! *If this comment is late I apologize! I’m having major issues lately trying to leave comments due to the stupid ROBOT silliness!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  5. Wonderful make. Thanks for joining us at Jo’s Funday Friday Challenge.
    Angie DT

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  6. HI Sara :)
    This is gorgeous! I absolutely LOVE owls... so I'm excited and happy!!! And I also love shaker cards!!! This is a brilliant pairing of the two things I love! :)
    Thank you for playing with Jo's Scrap Shack this week in our Funday Friday Challenge! Have an amazing day!
    Hugs,
    JO
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

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  7. Great shaker card, Sara. Thanks for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at Catch the Bug this week!

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  8. The sunny bg is so pretty - and the sequins are in all the right colors. Thanks for joining us at the Anything goes (option - Angels) challenge at QKR stampede this week. Dorothy S, DT member

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  9. so lovely! Thanks for joining us at creative friday!Hugs,Beate

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  10. This is so fantastic!
    Thanks for playing along with our ITD’s Creative Playground Challenge and good luck!

    Hugs and please come back soon!
    Doris
    *GDT* ITD’s Creative Playground
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  11. Greak shaker card - cute owl. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies!

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  12. I like shaker cards and this one is absolutely cute. Thank you for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

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