Hello Sweet Friend

Gracillie Design

Hello everyone… A new week is here and I hope you all will have a wonderful one! Today I have a fun watercolored, shaker card for a friend.

I use the new digital stamp set, Sweetness from Graciellie Design. This beautiful digital is pack with sweet sentiments and image to use for creating projects for friends.

I created the rainbow watercolored background with Koi Watercolor Paints. I started with adding water on a watercolor paper with big flat brush. And then, I started adding the colors and let them blending naturally with water. Once I was done adding the colors, I dried the panel with craft heater. I trimmed it to fit on a A2 (4.25″ x 5.5″) white card.

I cut 2 scallop dies from Craftin Desert Divas – Fancy Frames Dies to create the shaker window. I added a piece of clear acetate paper on it with Scro-Tape double-sided tape and then I added thick 3D foam tape around it. Then, I added the shaker filler with clear jumbo glitter and fine clear glitter in the middle of the card. I make sure the glitter is in the middle and around it is clean, and then I added the frame on top of it.

I printed the ice cream flower bouquet image and sentiment on a white cardstock with inkjet printer. I dried the ink with craft heater and start color the ice cream bouquet with Leisure Arts Watercolor Pencils and waterbrush. I added some glitter on it with Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Brush Pen. I dried it again with craft heater, and then I fussy cut the image with micro-tip scissors.

For the sentiment, I cut it into banner strip. I added it on the top of the frame with dries-clear adhesive glue and then I added the ice cream flower bouquet on the card with dries-clear adhesive, I added some 3D foam tape under the extra that sticking out of the edge of frame.

Rainbow always give me hope and joyful feeling in my heart… And I hope you all are inspired to create something today… Thank you so much for stopping by and may you all have a wonderful week!


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6 thoughts on “Hello Sweet Friend

  1. Helen, your soft rainbow background makes this shaker card outstanding. I love the placement of that ice-cream cone to the side, as well. A beautiful design. Thanks so much for joining our HLS July Watercolour Challenge.

  2. Hello Helen! Your card is beautiful and beautifully made, as always. Happy to share on my Crafts and Sewing board for you and our readers, thank you! Stopping by from this week’s Create with Joy {#342} link party. 🙂

    Happy Monday,
    Barb 🙂