Hey there lovelies, I hope your week is going well. I'm here today to share with you a fun shaker card I created to celebrate that wonderful day of 'love' that my hubby likes to dis' so much! Seriously, he's so NOT into Valentine's Day, he actually wrote me a song about it! Hehe, I'd be mad if it wasn't actually kinda sweet! But I'm a romantic at heart, and whether he wants to celebrate that special day, when everyone else in the world is focusing on love (that can't be a bad thing right?!) or not, I'm always going to do my thing. Which of course is to create the sweetest soppiest card I can, right?!
This year, I had a little help from a lovely older set of Whimsy Stamps sentiments called 'Key To My Heart'. I think it's perfect for a mushie heartfelt Valentine card. I have the matching dies from that same release, so I diecut the key in cardstock and generously embossed it with Silver embossing powder. A simple but perfect embellishment for this card I think.
I created a shaker card by layering up foam behind an oval aperture. I cut a frame from white cardstock using two different sizes of oval dies and the fabulous paper inside the frame is the gorgeous digital paper from last months digital release set called Love In Red.
There are several utterly perfect paper sets in last months release for Valentine's Card creating. I also used these fun shaker elements from Whimsy Stamps Valentine Sequin Assortment. They're on special right now, so grab a pack while you can!
I did pick out the pink sequins and save those for another creation. I added instead some shiny flat back pearls for a bit of shine in the mix. There's a very satisfying swish as the sequins shake about. I created a side opening card this time around. As I had some pre-scored card that fit perfectly.
I know my hubby will groan when I give this to him on Valentine's Day but secretly, he loves it really! For those of you who are curious about the song her wrote for me. You can have a listen here.
Come on over and see what the rest of the Whimsy Digital Divas have been up to on our Facebook page. There's loads of inspiration flowing in a constant stream over there, so it's a great place to visit for that little bit of inspiration boost!
Do head on over to the Whimsy Store to see the current new release goodies too and I'll be back next Wednesday for another Whimsy Wednesday Inspiration post. Hugs to you all and happy crafting xoxo
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