Sunday, April 27, 2014

SS Blog Hop

Well here it is, folks.  My very first shaker card.  If it hadn't been for Paulina's Blop Hop over at Pretty Pink Posh, I might never have made one.



Remember when we were kids and were begging our Mom to do something?  Our plea was "But everyone else is doing it."  And her response would be "If everyone jumped off the bridge, would you?"  I'm kind of in that position.  Everyone I know is making a shaker card for this challenge.  Okay, maybe that's an exaggeration just like "everyone is doing it".  But a lot of those I follow have made some wonderful shakers and so I jumped off the bridge.



I learned a few things along the way, in case I ever make another one (not likely) but it didn't turn out too badly.  I'm not a sequin girl so I only had one little pack that I picked out the green and gold from to represent leaves.  I watercolored the owl stamp from Paper Smooches and mounted it behind some wood grained paper from We R Memorykeepers.  The sentiment is from the same set.

Now that I've pulled myself out of the water, I'm going to make a card more in my comfort zone.  Thanks for stopping by.

29 comments:

  1. Lovely fun and super cute. :) awesomeness.

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  2. It turned out perfectly!! The owl is so cute, great water colouring!

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  3. Jejeje Yesss... everyone is shaking it!! Your owl looks great!

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  4. I'm thinking about jumping too!!!! very cute!!

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  5. Oh my, your comparison at the beginning of this post is hilarious! :) I'm glad you decided to "jump off the bridge"!

    Your card is so sweet. So thrilled to have you as part of the very first Pretty Pink Posh blog hop! Thank you for participating and for sharing your creation!

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  6. I'm so glad you jumped off the bridge, fab card x

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  7. but isnt jumping off the bridge so much fun?! love your shaker, its so cute
    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  8. You've made a wonderful shaker card, too, Bobby! I'm one of the few who did not jump off the bridge, but you guys sure are having a lot of fun down there in the water!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Glad you jumped over the bridge Bobby! Great little shaker card!

    Hugs,

    Jenny

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  10. very cute! i love the woodgrain with your shaker. so fun!

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  11. What a HOOT - your card is SUPER CUTE!!!
    SO GLAD you jumped off the bridge, I LOVE EVERYTHING about your card and do hope you make more :)
    THANK YOU for sharing your sweet sequin shaker inspiration!!!

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  12. Oh Bobby! I'm so glad you 'jumped off the bridge'!! This is one sweet shaker card, and it's hard to believe that its your first! Very sweet. Great little owl, and love the sequin leaves. Bev

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  13. Nice with the woodland look. :)

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  14. Sometimes jumping off the bridge is a good thing! This is so cute, Bobby ... love how you used the sequins to represent the leaves on this fabulous tree! Anita :)

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  15. Lovely card! Would be great for fall, with the sequins as falling leaves :)

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  16. Great card--thanks for jumping off the bridge.

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  17. It was worth the jump! Your shaker is cute!!

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  18. Love the little owl! Fantastic card and I'm loving the whole tree idea with falling leaves.

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  19. It turned out darling! Great job, even if it was the first one!

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  20. OMG!! How SWEET Is this!! I LOVE your Shaker Card Design!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  21. Very cute. Love your wood grain card with the owl. TFS

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  22. Oh, this is a wonderful shaker card! I love it!

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  23. This is one of the sweetest shaker cards I've seen. I say you should keep going!!

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