Friday, June 10, 2016

Hummingbird Shaker Card - All Dies

Hello, everyone!  Before I get started, I would like to welcome two new followers - Swissie and Bunny - thank you for joining me!  Today I made a hummingbird shaker card using all dies, no stamps!


We have hummingbirds at our feeder again this summer and they always inspire me to make some hummingbird cards!  Have you heard of Gina Marie Designs?  If you're on a tight budget like me, you will definitely want to check out her shop, called Scrapbook Outlet.  Her prices are fabulous, and I have been super impressed with her customer service. The dies cut beautifully! I am not affiliated with Gina Marie, but I have become a big fan! On my card I have used several of my new Gina Marie Designs dies:


I die-cut black craft foam to layer behind the hummingbird and sentiment to add some dimension. The frame is cut from gold mirror cardstock. The patterned paper is from ColorBok and I splattered it with black watercolour paint.  I made my own sequin mix for inside the shaker and added some sequins to the card.


I would like to support these challenges (listed alphabetically): 613 Avenue Create AG 1/3; Clique Kits June AG 1/3; Craft Your Passion AG 1/3; Crafting By Designs June AG 2/3; Crafting from the Heart AG 1/3; Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper June UE; Creatalicious AG w Optional Wedding 2/3; Create and Inspire 1/3; Creative Fingers AG 1/3; Creative Inspiration Spring Into Summer 1/3; Creative Moments AG Optional Stitching 1/3; Deep Ocean Our Furry/Feathered Friends UE; Die Cut Divas AG 2/4; Die Cuttin' Divas AG w Die Cuts 1/3; Dies R Us Birds 1/3; DL.ART June Linky UE 1/day; Dragonfly Dreams Say it with Flowers UE; Inspiration Destination AG UE; Lil Patch of Crafty Friends AG 1/3; Little Scrap Pieces Show it Off Saturday 1E; Paper Creator's Crafts All About Flowers 2/3; Penny's Paper-crafty Favorite Embellishments (sequins) 1/3; PINspirational Photo (I was inspired by the birds) 1/5; Pixie's Snippet Playground Week 231 (all die-cuts from snippets, even the craft foam) 1E; Simon Says Stamp Monday Summer Garden 1/5; The Paper Girls The Great Outdoors 1/3; Through the Craftroom Door AG 1/2; Word Art Wednesday AG Uplifting Sentiment 1/5; Your Scrapbook Place AG 2/3

Thank you for looking at my card! Wishing you a joyful day!

54 comments:

  1. What a darling shaker card! I'm sure you are enjoying your humming birds, any chance of a picture?

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  2. This is absolutely stunning!! I love the shaker!! The design is so fabulous!! I'm watching hummers fighting at the feeders right now!! Gorgeous card my friend!! Thank you so much for playing along at DL.ART!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. Oh wow ... very cool shaker!! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘BIRDS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

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  4. Beautiful shaker card! We just put our feeder out a week ago - hoping to get some hummingbirds soon *fingers crossed*. We've had Baltimore Orioles at our feeder for over a month. Love watching them too.

    Thanks for joining this week @ Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you back again soon :)

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  5. A super creation and colours Kitty, sorry it's a bit short and sweet have tried to offer a bit of an apology on my blog.

    Hope you have a lovely weekend.

    B x

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  6. Hi my dear friend, I'm so glad to see that you have founded a bit of time for yourself and craft! Your shaker card is adorable, with the hummingbird silouette and the splatters!! Love the touch of pink with the flower sequins that matches with these inside the window, this colour seems always to me as your own personal touch... Love also very much the gold frame with its scallop edges and the stitch. This is a great die! Thanks for having make me know G.M's site, I think that I will ask her a quote for international shipping, the prices are really good and she has a lot of wonderful items!!
    Send you and Brian a lot of hugs...
    Good luck on the challenges!

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  7. What a fabulous shaker card. Thank you for linking up to our Challenge this week at 613 Avenue Create. Have a blessed and wonderful day.

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  8. Fantastic card Kitty.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  9. Really pretty shaker card Kitty! Very special and I do love the mix of pinks needless to say :)

    You reminded me that I have a lovely humming bird stamp in the Playground toy box to offer as a prize. Watch this space!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  10. Beautiful! Such a happy card. Love your dancing splatters! xxoo

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  11. A fabulous card Kitty, a super shaker design.
    Pauline
    x

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  12. You came back and I was gone! Good that you got all the construction completed and know you're glad to see that too.
    Love your shaker card Kitty. So fun and pretty. Yes, I have heard of Gina Maria Designs - but only recently. I have one of their dies and am getting so many more now.
    Lynn

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  13. Hi Kitty, a really pretty shaker cards and I love all the sparkly pink too. How lucky you are to have humming birds visit your feeder. Barbxx

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  14. This is so very pretty. I love the humming bird and the shaker elements. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting from the Heart. Sue DT

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  15. very beautiful card
    hugs
    take care

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  16. Howdy! Welcome back to crafty land! hope all is well with the house - shake, shake shake - Love it! Dropping by to say Thank you so much for entering your art work into WAW this week Anything Goes Challenge - where you can upload 5 pieces each week - a total of 10 opportunities to win a prize! Happy Dance - it is a blessing to have you come by and join the challenge - may your day be filled with fun and laughter and leaving you with this message "The Lord is Good - All of the Time" Blessings, Gail WAW DT

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  17. What a wonderful shaker card.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  18. Fabulous shaker card, lovely hummingbird.Thank you for sharing with us at Lil Patch of Crafty friends. We would love to see you again soon and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

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  19. Hi Kitty, Just saw your link on a comment at another blog, so easy to zip over to see what you're up to. I love hummingbirds, so I'm really liking this one. Love the shaker style, and the bling of that wonderful gold frame. Pretty card..I've been seeing the Gina Marie brand around Blogland, but it's nice to hear a trustworthy recommendation from someone who's used the products. TFS the link, and recommendation. Hope things are well with you. Hugs & happy wkend.

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  20. Wonderful shaker card. Hummingbirds are so much fun to watch. Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Dies R Us. Please joining us a gain.
    Kathy
    DRU DT A

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  21. WOW- this is gorgeous. Love the shaker card.

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  22. Lovely card, thanks for sharing with Inspiration Destination and good luck. Wendy DT x

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  23. Oh Kitty! Such a gorgeous shaker card! The hole card design is beautiful!
    Xoxo Olga

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  24. This is wonderful!! love the strong colours with the white!! BEUTIFUL!!!!
    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Cicci
    TTCRD DT
    ciccividpennan{My personal Blog}
    Through The Craft Room Door

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  25. Kitty, beautiful hummingbird card....they are so beautiful to look at and watch them fluttering around...
    Your card turned out really nice....well done

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  26. What a lovely shaker you've got here!!!! (If I remember correctly, I think I have made only ONE shaker up to date!!! :( and when I see a beautiful one like this I keep on telling myself I should give it another go!!!! ..watch my blog, hey, you've inspired me ;) !!!)
    I really love the happy colours you have worked with and the sweet hummer and the sentiment in black stands out so beautifully!!!! And the gold frame - fabulous!!! So lovely, my friend!!!!
    Have a great Sunday and enjoy the week!!!
    Hugz

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  27. I am not shaker card maker hehe but always love to see your shaker card Kitty
    the humming bird is a sweet added
    and the big bold stripes paper is so modern
    yaay love also that sentiment in black and bold
    feminin modern and beautifully made Kitty
    see you again soon on my other post
    I post manythings haha from manly card till flowers card...
    hope you like to see it
    hugs
    Monika

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  28. Love you beautiful card! The embellishments are awesome! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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  29. Thanks for the welcome, Kitty. I love the shaker card. It's so pretty. All that sparkle is awesome.

    Hummingbirds are beautiful and I love watching them. Thanks for the tip on Gina Marie.

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  30. Sooo beautiful!! The gold! And the shaker! And the colors... I have to get in the habit of stopping here more frequently again... only a few more days 'til the coffee hop!! See you again soon!

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  31. That is so sweet, hummingbirds are so lovely and I know they are special to you, lovely card with the colours of the hummingbirds, lots of hugs and lvoe to you and cuddles to your furbabys, Marion

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  32. Fun shaker card. I love the hummingbird and the bright sequins. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday June Linky Challenge. Katie-DT-member

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  33. Hi Kitty : )

    This is just a sweet shaker card! Good thing the bird is encased in the shaker with all the kitties you have over there! it'll stay safe : )

    Patti

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  34. Cute shaker card. Thanks for joining the Clique Kits challenge!

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  35. Great card - thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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  36. Your shaker card is beautiful and so filled with sparkly awesome-ness!! Love that background and the colors of the sequins just rock so much!! Happy to see you and what a splash you are making with this amazing shaker card - looks so cool!!

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  37. Great card,Kitty, with a lot of bling.

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  38. A very cute and bright card.
    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge.
    Happy crafting!
    Catherine x DT

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  39. This is so pretty!!! Love the sparkle and the colors :) Thanks so much for joining us at Creative Fingers this time around!!
    Susan - DT

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  40. A great card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional wedding” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Come and Get It)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

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  41. Superb shaker card !
    Thanks for joining us at the Paper Creator challenge ! xx

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  42. love the sparkles and splatter! CK apprecicates you linking up with them!

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  43. Wonderful shaker card! Thank you for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams. Cindy (DT)

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  44. Beautiful card <3
    Thank you for playing along with Clique Kits!

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  45. love it! Thank you for playing along with Clique Kits!

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  46. Beautiful! Thanks for playing along with the Clique Kits challenge!

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  47. Be still my heart!!!! I love this so much. Thank you so much for playing along with the Clique Kits challenge this month.

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  48. Such a gorgeous card, I just love shaker cards with sequins! Thanks for joining us at Clique Kits!

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  49. Wonderful shaker card. I love the colour contrast here. The shaker look great!

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  50. Wonderful shaker card. I love the colour contrast here. The shaker look great!

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  51. I love how you have combined the colour of the shaker elements with the pop of black with the silhouettes. Thank you for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at Diecut Divas. Cathie DT

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  52. Such a pretty card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a great crafty day!!! (So sorry for not commenting sooner but this proving I'm NOT A ROBOT stuff is driving me nuts!!!)
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  53. Im still getting the hang of shakers... I think i just failed again on the card thats hitting my blog on friday. Yours is great! I will keep trying. Thanks for playing in the Creative Fingers challenge Penny (Creative Fingers DT)

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