Full Panel Shaker Card – WOW! FB Challenge – ‘Glitter & Glintz’ with a Lawn Fawnatics twist.

Hello lovelies,

This month’s challenge is to use Embossing Glitter or Glintz powders; I chose a glitter powder I had already got in my collection which I felt had been somewhat neglected up to now, so I decided to give it a starring role in this ‘somewhat’ extra full panel shaker card!

I wanted to use this new-to-me ‘happy’ die from Lawn Fawn, so I used my Versamark pad to emboss a panel of Neenah Solar White with Mermaid Tales embossing glitter from WOW!

Once the panel was fully covered and had cooled down I ran it through my Big Shot 3 times to give me 3 sparkly die cuts. I also embossed the word Birthday from another Lawn Fawn set

I created the full panel shaker element by cutting a sheet of acetate to 6 1/4in x 7 1/2in, scoring it at 1in from each edge; this gives me a finished card size of 4 1/4in x 5 1/2in with a 1in flap on every edge. I cut a panel of deep grey cardstock from Hobbycraft to be just a shade smaller than the given card size.

Using super strong double sided tape I attached the bottom flap and both side flaps to the cardstock. You should end up with a pocket, sealed on 3 sides, then before I sealed the top flap I tipped in a generous amount of silver stars.

I found that the best way to stick the glittered sentiments was to run them through my mini Xyron sticker maker, which adds a layer of strong glue to the back of the whole die cut. Then it was just a case of spacing each one out evenly; I started with the centre one, which makes it easier to then space out the others.

I ended up with a card that certainly packs a punch; it would definitely make an impression on whoever received it!!

It’s quite difficult to see in the photos, but that WOW! embossing glitter is so stunning! It’s a mix of blue & silver, with different sized flakes that gives such a gorgeous sparkle in real life.

This month’s Lawn Fawnatics challenge is ‘bring it back’ so I decided to use 2 elements from older Lawn Fawn sets: the ‘scripty happy’ die is chunky enough to hold it’s own when enrobed in this bold glitter, then I loved pairing it with this really simple ‘birthday’ from the Year 2 stamp set. I love pairing 2 contrasting fonts in my sentiments.

I love Lawn Fawn’s signature style and they are my go-to for scene building and cute cartoon characters/critters but I really wanted to step out of my own comfort zone and show how you can stretch those supplies to create a huge variety of cards that are suitable for anyone’s taste.

I really enjoyed challenging myself to stretch my supplies and once I started, I couldn’t stop, so I’ll definitely be adding a blog post on this soon.

I’m entering this card into the following challenges:

WOW! Embossing Powder Fans Facebook Group – February Challenge, Glitter & Glintz

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #71 – Bring It Back

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Please be aware:

As part of my Design Team and Guest Design work I do often receive free products to use, but I only ever recommend products that I genuinely love.

Also, I know how incredibly lucky I am to have these opportunities, but you don’t always NEED the newest products or the ‘full set’.
So please don’t feel that you need everything.
I like to show a variety of brands and products; this way; this way there will be something for everybody to enjoy.

  • Neenah Classic Crest – Solar White
  • Wilko’s brand Ink Cartridge refill
  • Copic Ciao Markers
    • BV00
    • BV04
  • Winsor & Newton Pro/Brushmarkers
    • Hair – Y747, o324, 0345
    • Belt/Wand Tip/Necklace/Head Band – V735
    • Skin – O729, O618
    • Wings – CG1, CG2
  • Uniball Signo Gel Pen – Silver
  • Wink of Stella – GL. Clear 999
  • Versamark Watermark ink pad
  • WOW! Embossing Powder
    • Metallic Silver – Superfine
  • Distress Oxide – Peacock Feathers
  • Unbranded make up blending brush
  • Altenew – Skylight Stencil
  • Nuvo Glimmer Paste – Moonlight
  • Ranger Matte Multi Medium glue
  • Unbranded double sided adhesive tape
  • Anita’s – Silver Mirror Back Gems, various sizes

6 thoughts on “Full Panel Shaker Card – WOW! FB Challenge – ‘Glitter & Glintz’ with a Lawn Fawnatics twist.

  1. This is so cool!! I’ve never seen a full panel shaker before and it looks great!

  2. this is so cool! i love the full panel shaker!! it’s totally stunning! thank you so much for playing along with the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge! 🙂

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