Shakers Gonna Shake (shake, shake, shake, shake) – Creating a Flat Shaker Card

Shakers Gonna Shake

Happy Tuesday, Creative Friends! What’s shakin’? Looks like our shaker card week is going to be a popular one!

Even though you’ve likely completed your years of education, the desire to learn more probably hasn’t dwindled for you. Perhaps this is why instructional videos on YouTube and online classes are so popular, especially among crafters.

Enter this Shakers Gonna Shake promotional week from My Favorite Things. It’s one thing to show cute shaker cards for you to ooooh and aaaahhhh over, but showing you HOW is of even greater value, don’t you think?

The videos you’ll see this week are just the tiniest portion of inspiration and education that you can find on our YouTube channel here. Established in early 2010, we’ve amassed a wealth of videos filled with tips and tricks and terrific tutorials and tantalizing uses of our products. Make to sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel and start digging through the hundreds of videos already posted. And by subscribing, you’ll never miss a new upload!

Today our Shakers Gonna Shake (shake, shake, shake, shake) series will focus on creating a flat shaker card. If you want to send a flat and mailable card, you don’t have to forego shaker card fun. Let’s see what it’s all about!

How-to Create a Flat Shaker Card

My Favorite Things Design Team member Stephanie Klauck sat down and created a fantastic tutorial for creating a flat shaker card. Take a few minutes to see how she did it by watching the video below.

See? It’s not so hard! It’s all in what you choose to put inside when it comes to flat shaker cards.


Once you have the shaker constructed, you can finish the card design in any way you’d like!

Quick Recovery Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring the Tweet On You stamp set from Miss Tiina and Sun, Moon, & Stars and Jumbo Cloud STAX Die-namics.

As Stephanie said, vellum softens the elements on the inside of the shaker card. By using acetate, you’ll be able to see them more clearly.

Quick Recovery Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring the Tweet On You stamp set and Sun, Moon, & Stars and Jumbo Cloud STAX Die-namics

Fun, right? I wouldn’t blame you for skipping out of work early or insisting on a longer naptime today. *wink*

Before you go, take a look at this beautiful prize we’ve gathered. We’ll get you started with some of the essentials you’ll need to create a shaker card.  One winner will take away foam tape from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, a package of heat resistant acetate, Die-namics Stitched Circle Frames, and three packages of sequins from Pretty Pink Posh. All winners will be announced next week, so stay tuned for the announcement!

Here’s how to enter for your chance to win:
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Be sure to check out additional tips and tricks for creating flat shaker cards by visiting the blogs of our talented My Favorite Things Designers!


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I bet this week will make you shake, rattle, and roll!