Saturday, January 28, 2017

Thinking of You Shaker Card

I have another shaker card to share today made with Queen and Company's Heart Throb Shaker Card Kit. For this card I really wanted to show off the papers that I had so much fun designing so I picked out a few of my favorites and cut them into strips and added them diagonally across the card front. That was a quick and easy way to have a lot of different patterns all on one card without overwhelming it and making it look cluttered. 

Here is the entire 6x6 Paper Pad for this line. I can't help but be pretty proud of it! (And yes, you can purchase it individually if your'e not interested in the whole kit.)

The shaker heart was easy and simple to put together! Just peel off the liner from the foam heart. Stick it down on some pink card stock, fill with the included and adorable little hearts, diamonds, and flowers, peel off the liner on the other side of the foam heart and add the pre-cut acetate cover. Then I ran the stitched heart die through my Cuttlebug and glued the heart frame to the front of the shaker. The whole shaker took me only two minutes to make!  The included hello die and stickers also made adding my sentiment super fast and easy! I cut the hello out  a  few times and glued them together for extra dimension.

Look how cute the tiny heart and flower Topping are inside the card! These are my favorite of Queen and Company's new Toppings.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Friday, January 13, 2017

Queen and Company

I feel bad having neglected my blog this long. I'm sure there are many people out there who think I may have stopped paper crafting and scrapbooking...truth is though that making cards, layouts, and designing products for Queen and Company along with being the president of our ward's Relief Society at church has kept me so busy that a few things like blogging have had to take a back seat for a bit. I still make cards and layouts almost every day though so I'm going to make an effort to try a do better job at showcasing some of my favorite projects here. 

One of my favorite new experiences recently has been to design paper pads and stickers for Queen and Company's new Shaker Card kits! I've been able to design 7 collections so far and it is by far the most fun I've ever had designing! Today is the launch of the latest kit, 
In this kit I was able to design the papers, stickers, and line art for the word dies and acrylic shapes.

The kit is chalk full of amazing new items like the tiny heart and flower shaker elements that are just so stinking cute! The included dies make it very easy to customize your shakers or sentiments with any color  or pattern you like. 

If you are new to shaker cards, or just new to the way Queen and Company has revolutionized shaker cards you should know that they are super easy to make thanks to the self adhesive foam shapes included in each kit. Simply pull off the liner, stick down your foam, fill with fun shaker toppings, remove the second liner and cover with the clear acetate cover. Done! 
If you want you can then die cut a paper cover for your shaker with the included dies. In this kit there is a super adorable stitched heart die that really adds the perfect final touch to the shakers. 

Kit contents: 

6 heart foam pop up shapes & acetate covers

4 metal dies (1 heart shape and 3 sentiments)

1  6 x 6 paper pad

1 Sentiment sticker sheet

3 acrylic sentiments

1 sheet of enamel dots

8 different shaker toppings

 Just look at all these amazing tiny flowers and hearts! Incredible! Pulse there are some clear diamonds for adding a touch of sparkle!

 These new acrylic words are so pretty and add the perfect touch of dimension!
 I have created four cards so far with this kit and they were amazingly fun and easy to make!