Monday, January 4, 2021

Hi There! Meow's It Going? Shaker Card

Happy New Year! Stampendous! has a new release that includes a wonderful new Pop Frame Die Set and seven Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Sets that coordinate with it. Perfect for framing photos, greetings, or just for using with any of the seven coordinating Perfectly Clear Stamp Sets, this set of dies is so very versatile. Three sets of nesting dies are perfect for framing greetings or small images, and a great card edger helps you make a decorative panel perfect for your personal messages.

If you'd like a chance to win this great new die set, pop over to Stampendous!' blog for more information!

I'm sharing a cat-themed shaker pop-up card that uses the new die set with the new Kitty Frame Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set.

Here's the outside of the card with the frame die used as the shaker element and another die from the set used for the sentiment.

Here's the inside of the card that uses the pop-up element and two other dies included in the set.

Stampendous! Products Used:
Speech Bubble from the Tweet Birdie Die Set
Kitty Frame Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
"Hello There" Sentiment from the Flower Frame Perfectly Clear™Stamp Set

Other Products Used:
Kraft Cardstock by Recollections™
Yellow Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Kitten Smitten Patterned Paper by Doodlebug Designs Inc.™
Dot-Stripe Patterned Paper by Doodlebug Designs Inc.™
Copic® Markers:   Cats: C2, C4, C6, C7: YR12, YR14, YR61; E81, E84, E87: C00, C0, C1, C4; Y32, YR30, YR12
   Cats' Eyes: YG01, YG03; Y11, B32; Y21, Y23, Y26
   Cats' Noses: R81, R42
Pawsome Pets, Nebula, Pumpkin Spice Sparkle Blends by Doodles Paper Playground
Black Foam Tape by Craft Fancy

  1. Cut a piece of kraft cardstock in half. Score one piece at 4.25" and fold to form an A2 card.
  2. Cut a piece of yellow cardstock to 5.25" x 8.25".
  3. At 4 1/8", score from the outside edges .5" in towards the center of the card. Do NOT score all the way across.
  4. Position the bottom edge of the large pop up die along the score lines on the cardstock. Secure with repositionable tape then run through your machine.
  5. The die will have cut the sides of the cardstock and added three score lines to it. 
  6. Pinch the cardstock on the score lines, then fold as shown.
  7. Adhere the scored and folded yellow cardstock to the inside of the A2 kraft card, taking care to leave the pop-up portions free of adhesive. 
  8. Cut a piece of 12x12 cat silhouette patterned paper to 4" x 5.25" and adhere to the front of the card.
  9. Use the large wavy-edged die and the border die to cut cat silhouette patterned paper.
  10. Adhere the large wavy-edged die-cut to the pop-up as shown. 
  11. Adhere the border die-cut to the bottom edge of the inside of the card.
  12. Using Tuxedo Black Memento ink, stamp the Cat Frame, the cat, and the sentiment onto Mixed Media Paper.
  13. Position the large wavy-edged die onto the stamped cat frame, secure with repositionable tape, and cut.
  14. Position the next largest die onto the stamped frame, secure with repositionable tape, and cut.
  15. Use the speech die to cut the sentiment.
  16. Fussy-cut the cat.
  17. Use Copic markers to color the sentiment die-cut, the cats* on the cat frame, and the cat. Edge the cat with a dark marker.
  18. Use two of the wavy-edged die-cuts to cut yellow dotted patterned paper.
  19. Use the Y32 marker to color part of the die-cut.
  20. Adhere the cat as shown on the wavy-edged die-cut, then adhere that onto the pop-up portion in the inside of the card.
  21. Use Onyx Black Versa-Fine ink to stamp the sentiment onto the other wavy edged die and adhere to the front of the card as shown.
  22. Flip the cat frame over and adhere acetate to cover the opening.
  23. Add a double layer of black foam tape to create a well around the window.
  24. Add the shaker contents.
  25. Cut a piece of yellow dotted paper so that it's larger than the aperture and use to seal the aperture.
  26. Adhere the shaker frame to finish the card.
Thanks for visiting today!


  1. Such an adorable card! The inside is so cute too...
    Thanks for sharing.

  2. Great card. You used my favorite of the coordinating stamp sets. Love the shaker element of the card.

  3. Awwwwww....that is so cute! I would love to make cards with a pop-up feature inside!
    Thank you for the chance to win!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  4. Oh cute card
    and this pop
    up is so fun!
    Carla from Utah

  5. Such a sweet frame for any shaker and a lovely surprise on the inside!

  6. Super card - love the cute kitties! I like how you used the die cuts to make a shaker card! Thanks for the inspiration!