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Woodware Shaker Cards

This week on the Woodware blog we have been sharing Shaker cards I was inspired by Crafty Debs’  shaker card, which you can see on her blog later this week, and I always love to use my Dylusions Stamps so here we are.


I am really please with how it has turned out, now I just have to decide who to send it too!


To make my shaker section I used one of the new tag top punches, and the 2 inch circle punch


The Tag Top Punches have size guides to help you cut strips, the punch just does the top and so it can be as long as you want it to be.


First I stamped with purple Crafters and edged with Bark Crafters.

The stamp that I have used comes from the Dylusions set Basic Backgrounds.


Then I glued my acetate on to the back of the card, next the hard part…


add the strips of foam tape around the circle, (this is when I was thinking why didn’t I use a square punch?) It is important not to have any gaps, I have cut the strips of tape in half.

Then I added my Daddy Long Legs


and the words


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Woodware – Chosen by Francoise – Sakura Glaze Pens

We have something new on the Woodware Blog this week, one of the design team are choosing the theme for the week. So first to choose is Francoise Read, and I am first to post.


Francoise has chosen Sakura Glaze Pens as what we have to use. I have used them on Lucky Squirrel Shrink Plastic.

The shrink plastic comes in clear, translucent, white and black, or you can get a starter pack that has 2 sheets of each.


I have stamped on the white shrink plastic here with Black Surfacez ink from Colorbox. One of my favourite things about shrink plastic is that your mistakes get shrunk with the piece, so stamping does not have to be perfect.


Here you can see how patching the stamping is. I have coloured the flower plastic with the rose pink and the turquoise they are nice and wet so you can blend them together and have touches of purple, this will work on card too but it is really well none porous surfaces.


When you heat the shrink it will curl up and you have to be brave, and just keep heating.


 an acrylic block is a handy way to flatten the piece if it does not go completely flat when heating.


here you can see how much the pieces shrink.


I have some translucent pieces too.


Here you can see that I have used the Clear Glaze Pen as a blender pen to get the orange to blend to nothing.


I have also used the Clear Star pen to add a bit of sparkle to the flower.


Here is the finished white one the kilt pins are a really good way to display the pieces.


I have also done a bag charm also on white.


Put together with lots of jump rings.

The stamps that I have used are 2 of Francoise’s new ones Wonderful Friend and Make Time

Thanks for visiting, remember to pop over to the Woodware Blog to see what the rest of the girls are up to.