Hello there, campers! Welcome to MFT Camp Create 2021. We'll be with you for the next five days sharing crafty ideas and challenges that take your card making to the next level. Earn badges, share your crafts with your fellow campers, and maybe even win an MFT shopping spree — that's a better camp souvenir than a bag of dirty laundry or a case of poison ivy any day!
Now that we’ve settled in and made our virtual introductions let’s talk about our plan for the week. The goal is to participate in our craft sessions each day and earn your Camp Create badges. As a participant in Camp Create, you immediately earn the badge pictured above. Copy this image and share it on your blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed to let everyone back home know how you spent your summer vacation.
Today’s Craft: Spectacular Shakers
It's the last day of July and we're in the dog days of summer. Why not embrace the heat with a sunny shaker packed with cheery yellow sequins like Stephanie has? There are endless ways to incorporate shakers into your cards — from bold sentiments like this example to window designs with coordinating pouches to full panel cards that make the shaker the primary feature! We can't wait to see what approach our campers take to this fun challenge.
Join counselor Stephanie today to learn more about her process for today's camp craft.
Watch Camp Create 2021 | Spectacular Shakers on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.
Here’s how to earn today’s badge:
- Watch today’s video and follow the Creative Challenge issued at the end of the video.
- Link your project below for your chance to win!
- Add the badge below to your blog post to show you’ve earned it.
This week as a Camp Create camper, you have three ways to win:
- To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Participate in today’s craft and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.
- To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our MFTv channel on YouTube and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video.
- To be eligible to win the $150 Grand Prize: Earn all five badges for the week by participating in each craft presented this week (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!
The deadline to comment and upload your images is Wednesday, August 11 at 10 PM EDT.
All winners will be announced Thursday, August 12, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner.
Can’t wait to see what you create!
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Just love the technique !! Thanks for the inspiration and tips !!
Such a fun technique !!
Love your card! I love making shaker cards! Thanks for the video
What a great shaker!
Shaker cards are so fun and impressive! Happy camp week!
I love Camp Create!! All the tips and the inspiration are always fabulous and fun.
P.S. I am unable to post the badges for each day on my Flickr account for some reason (I don’t
usually have problems with badges). I hope that will not disqualify me. I do post the link for
that days post with no problem.
I have never made a shaker card. Thank you for the technique. It was so much fun.
Great card, Stephanie. I seldom make shakers. My grandson will be 6 soon- bet he’d love one.
Great happy and bright card. Love that die and that the sun was the only part with the sequins. Lovely job Steph and I always look forward to camp!
My absolute favorite style of card to make! FUN!!!
Love love love making shaker cards!
Now that’s a fun shaker. Great tips. Hugz
I learned something new after watching the video
Looking forward to an inspirational filled week!
Thanks for the camp. I’m sure it will be a fun week. I hope I can participate every day.
Fun class! :)
fun challenge – great video:)
Thank you for the Camp Create challenge – I hope to participate each day – have a lovely week
I have had troubles with the shaker contents sticking to the foam and then it ruins the shaker effect. Any tips or suggestions?
Such a fun way to kick off Camp Create 2021!!
Yay for Camp Create! One question – do we need to use MFT products only, or can we use anything? Thank you for doing this! :) ~ Andrea