Amanda Cabrera is sharing a tutorial on how to make a shaker card with us for our journaling Bible using the new Illustrated Faith She Blooms collection

So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ve probably heard of a shaker card.  But just in case you haven’t gotten the chance to see one, let me blow your mind with adorable awesomeness that you’ll instantly want to make!!  There are a few ways to make these cuties but the way that I’m going to show you today is without a fuse tool or any other fancy gadgets.

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First things first, you’ll need to get your supplies together.  I’ve written out a supplies list for you below but don’t feel restrained by whats on it, let your creative mind flow!

Shaker Supplies:

-Some sort of card that you’d like to showcase

-Confetti, spangles, glitter and/or sequins

-Washi Tape

-Product Packaging!

**Ok so you may be reading that list and asking yourself…”What the heck is product packaging?!”  Well you know those little cellophane wrappers that your Illustrated Faith goodies came in?  Or maybe the packaging from your latest Target dollar spot haul?!  Well were going to put that trash to good use and save the planet or something like that!**

So, now that you’ve gotten all your supplies together, it’s time to get shakin’!  (See what I did there?)  You’ll want to place your card inside your cellophane wrapper and you can either let it move around freely or as you’ll see in the picture a little further down, you can use some double sided tape to adhere the card a little higher so your confetti mix floats around on the bottom and doesn’t cover up any of your words or image.

Next, if your packaging has some holes in it from either hanging on a peg or something similar, you’ll need to cover up those holes with some washi tape.  You don’t want all your glorious shaker fluff falling out!!

After you’ve got all your holes covered and your card inside…bring on the sparkly confetti goodness!!  Pour in until your hearts content, then fold over some of the cellophane and finish off with some washi to secure and that’s it!  You’ve created a shaker card!  Feel free to add some extra washi or stickers to the outside if you so desire.  Now pop that beauty into your bible or journal and just take all its colorful happiness in!!!

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Did you stop right then and make about a million shaker cards?  I know.  I know.  The temptation was just too great wasn’t it?  No one could blame you.  A few tips that I’ve learned along the way…if the glitter is really clinging to the inside of your packaging and just not moving around freely, you can add a tiny bit of salt and it’ll free the glittery troublemakers.  Also, the Illustrated Faith and Target dollar spot pen packages make the BEST bookmarks.

Amanda Cabrera is sharing a tutorial on how to make a shaker card with us for our journaling Bible using the new Illustrated Faith She Blooms collection

And now the heart…  These cards from the “She Blooms” line really spoke to me and so when I got the sheet of them in the mail I immediately knew what I wanted to do with them.  In 2nd Corinthians 5:17 it says “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, she is a new creation.  The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”  Why is this so important?  Simple, it’s everything.  It’s knowing that the person you were the moment before you accepted Jesus into your heart as your Lord and Savior is gone!  Dead!  Done-zo!  No more!  You are made new.  Clean.  Fresh.  White as Snow.  Lovelies, before Jesus…I was ugly.  I was wrapped up in so much darkness and self loathing.  I was searching for the answers in all the wrong places.  I was selfish and callus.  I was unhappy and ashamed.  Then Jesus.  He took someone like me, a child of addiction, using what I had physically to get what I wanted and pathetically meandering through life and set me on the tracks of redemption.  Loves, until you truly let the Lord in and take over all that sin and burden you’ve been carrying around, you’ll never feel at peace.  But once you do, you’ll be eternally free!!

I hope you’ve enjoyed making these shakers as much as I do and I cannot wait to see all the beautiful ones you’ll create!  Don’t forget to tag me on Instagram if you do post a picture of one!  I’d love to swoon over them!  I also thought that it would be really awesome to give away the 2 larger shakers that I made to one lucky lady!!  All you need to do to enter is comment below with something you’re looking forward to this spring!  Giveaway will be open until Sunday the 13th and I’ll randomly select a winner Sunday night so check back!!!

-Amanda

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31 Comments
  1. Karen Funk 4 years ago

    As the weather warms up and the snow and ice disappear, I hope to get outside and go for walks and do some work in my flower beds. Inside, I need to de-clutter my craft room and do some paper crafting! I look forward to trying one of your shaker cards. Thanks for all your inspiration! God Bless.

  2. Katie Skiff 4 years ago

    Super cute. And easy, thanks for sharing. :) since spring is popping up here I am excited to be outside!!!!

  3. Dawn Hauan Bean 4 years ago

    I’m looking forward to warm sunshine and journaling outside!!

  4. Denise C Preddie 4 years ago

    I am looking forward to spending more time in the Word of God.

    Thank you for the opportunity

    Denise

  5. iva runyon 4 years ago

    Love the shaker cards! This spring I’m looking forward to new life!!!! The blooms, the buds, the butterflies and the birds! Singing birds waking me up in the morning, as they are now doing!!!!! The Resurrection season!

  6. April Galbraith 4 years ago

    making shaker cards!

  7. Abby Thompson 4 years ago

    I’m looking forward to taking long walks outside and feeling the nice warm air that I have missed.

  8. Jill Sanders 4 years ago

    I am excited for all the spring colors to pop up for super inspiration!

  9. Hen Frilangy 4 years ago

    I am looking forward to all the beautiful birdie who will come feast at the feeders in the back garden and listening to them sing!

  10. Judy 4 years ago

    I love these!!! So much cuteness.
    What I’m looking forward to spring is exploring outside with my boys.

  11. Angie Arthur 4 years ago

    Love this! I’m looking forward to being able to run outdoors again rather than on a treadmill. The weather has been beautiful lately!

  12. Lindsay 4 years ago

    I’m looking forward to spending quality time with God and in my War room… so I can be inspired by the Holy Spirit to enjoy the Gift that very soon I’m going to receive when I made my faith tested and I won a contest to get my first journaling Bible!. I will start selecting my favorite Bible verses and making marks and sketches … to plan ahead how they will look like in the future :)

  13. Amanda 4 years ago

    The shaker idea is super cute!!! where do you get the “blooms” cards? I like those!! I’m excited about spring for the beautiful weather and flowers popping up!!

  14. LEHarris 4 years ago

    I am looking forward to all the pretty flowers that will be blooming and long walks with my dog.

  15. Hailey Manns 4 years ago

    Absolutely love this! Can’t wait to make these! I’m most excited to be able to run outside in God’s beautiful creation!

  16. Niki Crotwell 4 years ago

    I’m looking forward to warmer weather, the smell of coconut and tropical goodness, even if it’s just a wax block that smells like I took a bath in Hawaiian tropic suntan oil, getting outside and finding creative inspiration in the limitless possibilities of God’s own artwork painted from the ground my feet stand on (or sand and waves my body lays in) all the way up to the clouds in the sky. And I also am looking forward to be randomly selected to win the shaker cards. XOXO

  17. Tonya Hamilton 4 years ago

    Love your cute shakers!! Where is the word page sticker sheet from (under one of your shakers)?

  18. Michelle 4 years ago

    I must of been under a rock! Thank you for the lesson these look like a lot of fun. :)

  19. Tonya Hamilton 4 years ago

    I’m looking forward to all the flowers in Spring!! And not the ones growing in my yard ? Azaleas, gardenias, roses, ahhhhh!!!

  20. LaTanya Thornhill 4 years ago

    I am looking forward to the farmer’s market opening again in my town for Spring

  21. Elisa Lessard 4 years ago

    I’m loving spring colors and the feeling of renewal in the air!

  22. Dora Espinoza Narvaez 4 years ago

    Ohhh….I’m so looking forward to the warm sunshine and the pink & yellow flowers in my garden.

  23. Donna Gibson 4 years ago

    I love this shaker card idea! I always save those little plastic pouches! Now I know why!!! I’m looking forward to Easter. It always fills me with a sense of renewal.

  24. Jessica Dixon 4 years ago

    I cannot wait to make some of these with my little girl! She will love this project. And for spring, I am so ready to get my garden going!

  25. Rosalin Afan 4 years ago

    I am looking forward to start seedling so it plants/flowers will be ready to be planted during summer. And trying to start thinking which vocational bible school to volunteer at.

  26. Kylie Heinrich 4 years ago

    Since I’m in Australia – we have just started Autumn, so I am looking forward to the changing colour of the leaves, and cool, crisp evenings where I can snuggle with hubby. :-)

  27. Kaylee Munden 4 years ago

    Love the shaker cards!!!! I’m looking forward to getting closer to God!! I’m about to get my first journaling Bible and can’t wait to dive in!!

  28. Amy Bruce 4 years ago

    Just love you tribe sister ?

  29. Thanks for showing how to make the shaker card. Love it!

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