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Happy Birthday shaker card

Happy Birthday shaker card

Create this striking card in a few simple steps

You will need:

  • Lynda Chapman black and white card
  • Nuvo gold sequins
  • Creative impressions Butterfly tile and Happy birthday dies
  • White card
  • Craft perfect cotton paper – Champagne fountain
  • 3D Shaker foam
  • Pinflair bookbinding glue
  • Red liner tape
  • Acetate
  • 5x5 Black card blank
  • Tim Holtz guillotine
  • Die cutting machine
  • Scissors

Time to Make: Approx 1 hr

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate


  1. 1. Cut a square from both the white card and acetate using the guillotine measuring 4.50 x 4.50 inches.

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    2. Cut a square of the cotton paper measuring 4.75 x 4.75 inches.

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    3. Stick the foam tape around the edge of the white card, put the sequins in the centre of the white card. Then stick the acetate over the top, sealing in the sequins.

    Helen’s helpful hint
    It may help to cover the acetate with a static bag, this will stop the sequins clinging to the acetate.

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    4. Cut the butterfly tile out of black card. Using the red liner tape stick the die cut tile to the acetate

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    5. Cut a strip of the cotton paper measuring 4.50 x 1.00 inch. Cut the sentiment die out of black card and glue to the centre of the strip and then stick the whole thing to the front of the tile.

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    6. Glue sequins to the front of the card and then then glue the topper to the gold square. Using foam tape stick the topper to the card blank.

    Helen’s helpful hint
    Sequins can be very fiddly to stick to the front of the card, so if you use a pick up tool it may be easier to pick up the sequins.