Yesterday I shared a simple card I made that was inspired by a picture I saw in a shop by the beach. If you missed that post you can see it HERE. I stepped it up for today’s card.
My stepped up card is a shaker card. I added some sand and tiny shells I got from Newport when I went sailing with my son. I enjoy shaker cards and they are really fun and easy to make. The cardstock, measurements, etc. for this card are the same as yesterday’s simple card. I attached a 2 1/2″ square window sheet with glue dots to cover the square. Then I added 2 layers of Foam Adhesive Strips around the square (to allow for enough space for the shells to move around).
I added a few pearls and this stepped up version is just as simple to make as the original! Which one do you prefer?
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I enjoyed reading the comments yesterday about what you think I collect when I go on vacation. I gave you a hint when I told you I’m in my happy place when my toes are in the sand. You can see some of my collection below.
I told you I love the beach! I bring the beach home with me everywhere I go! (Oh the stories I could tell about some of this sand! FYI…trying to go through customs with sand in a plastic bag is not always easy! LOL) I love the different colors and textures. It’s amazing how different the sand is from beach to beach. I have sand from as far north as Prince Edward Island and as far south as Cancun, Mexico. I also have sand from as far west as Hawaii and as far east as Normandy, France. I spend a lot of time on the east coast and have collected sand from Maine to Florida. My favorite is the pink sand from Bermuda! This is such a fun collection and brings a smile to my face. It’s inexpensive and easy to document my travels with some Avery labels on jars.
I am still away so I had to text my daughter to get her to take the picture of my sand collection. My husband took a picture of her standing on the bathroom counter to get the photo. The things she does for me! LOL
Congratulations to Pam Traffis for guessing correctly! Pam, email me (email@example.com) your address and I will put a goodie in the mail to you next week when I get home. Many thanks to all who left a comment. I enjoyed reading about your collections. I love to take lots of photos too while on vacation and I look forward to sharing some stories and pictures from my travels.
Have a wonderful day!
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