Monday, 7 August 2017

Star Shaker Card Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

I have a shaker card for your sneak peek today -

I started by cutting the largest die from Sue Wilson's Radiating Star Die Set out of Acetate. I added some Cosmic Shimmer Crystal Stars to a Star Treat Cup and sealed them in with CS Glue and my Acetate star. I put aside to set/dry.

I misted a piece of Coconut White Card with water. I sprinkled over some CS Aqua Lagoon Pixie Powder and put aside to dry.

I cut an aperture out of Coconut White Card using the largest die in Sue's Poinsettia Star Die Set. I ran the background through the Spellbinders Platinum Machine with the Creative Expressions Candy Burst Embossing Folder.

I cut die #1 from Sue's Radiating Star out of Coconut White Card.

I cut die #4 from the set out of Coconut White Card and dies #3 and #4 out of Coconut White Card. I glued the 2 die cuts together. One the glue was dry, I slotted in die #2 and cut to create a frame.

I made a frame out of Coconut White Card using Sue's Double Pierced Squares Set B.

I then started to construct my card. I glued the inner Radiating Star die cut to a section of my Pixie Powder Background. I glued the Treat Cup to this and then slotted my embossed aperture piece over the top of the Treat Cup. I glued my star frame around this.

I added my square frame using 2mm Foam Tape. I matted onto Coconut White Card that I edged with Blue Lagoon Chalk Cloud. I matted onto another piece of Coconut White Card.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Santa's Sentiments using Blue Lagoon Chalk Cloud applying the ink with a Smoothie. I cut it out using Sue's Pierced Flags. I added a couple of snowflakes cut from my Pixie Powder Background using die #1 from Sue's Looped Snowflake Frame.

I completed my card by adding some White Pearls to the corners of my frame and the centre of the snowflake.

The winner of the card from Freebie Friday on 4th August is ................................

Ann Toppcards Leeds

Please email me at with your address and I'll pop your card in the post.

This was me yesterday morning - prepping the kits for the workshops with Lisa on 19th August. Now the kits are made the number of spaces is fixed in stone! If you would like to grab one of the last few places available, you can book here.

Thanks for stopping by.

Free card with all website orders over £10 (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).


  1. Morning Julia, what a superb card, love the aqua lagoon shade, makes the star really stand out. Well done Ann on winning the Freebie Friday card. have a great day everyone. Bx

  2. Morning Julia, a beautiful card today, I actually won that die set in Sue's blog competition recently, and I am looking forward to trying to so something similar to this.

    Congratulations to Ann on your win.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  3. Good Morning Julia
    Love this card to me it's a grown ups shaker card.It's gorgeous.
    Jan x

  4. Good Morning Julia.. Beautiful card this morning . Love the hint of colour from the pixie powder. Congratulations to Ann.......Wendy

  5. A lovely card I love the PP in the background

  6. Hi Julia
    A gorgeous card, love the pop of colour behind the star.
    I'm feeling very envious of the workshop attendees but am not able to stay at my daughter's that weekend, unfortunately.
    Congrats to Ann.
    B xx

  7. Lovely card this morning, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  8. Morning Julia,
    Great shaker cards, love it.

  9. Love the card Julia like to own the die
    Thank you
    Love June horrocks
    Congrats to the winner xxxxx

  10. Lovely card Julia. Like the colours. Recently started using coconut white again, (had been using bright white) forgotten how nice it looks.
    Annette x

  11. Great card Julia, love that embossing folder
    Congratulations to Ann
    Marion S x

  12. Hi Julia this is a stunning card. The workshop looks like it will be fun. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  13. Lovely card Julia.
    Well done to Ann , enjoy !.
    Elaine H X

  14. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. Great dies and colour, I really like your snowflake flower. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations Ann Toppcards Leeds

    Best wishes

  15. A beautiful card for Christmas, love the shaker card made with the star, must order some of the little cups....thank you Julia...would love to attend one of your workshops, but alas, too far away...have a good time....luv Ursula xx

  16. Hi Julia, A really lovely shaker card !!
    You have been a 'busy bee', lucky peeps.
    Congratulations to Ann, enjoy your 'Julia original'.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  17. Hi Julia

    Very pretty shaker card, love how you got the gorgeous blue background

    Congratulations to Ann Toppcards.... enjoy!

    June x

  18. Hi Julia I love this shaker card pretty star and lovely embossed background
    Congratulations to Ann

  19. Gorgeous card Julia. Congratulations to Ann. x

  20. Lovely card Julia. Congrats to Ann.

  21. Hi Julia,
    Love shaker cards and this one is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
    Congrats to Ann.


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