Christmas Crafts, Handmade Holiday Cards & Gifts

Falling Snow Holiday Shaker Card

What would the holidays be without a little snow? Send warm-climate friends and family an interactive holiday shaker card with a magical falling-snow effect.

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Materials Needed:

  • white card stock
  • turquoise card stock
  • clear transparency/acetate sheet
  • foam tape
  • high-tack, double-sided tape
  • chunky glitter
  • rubber stamps for the sentiment and focal image
  • rectangular die (optional)
  • turquoise ink
  • watermark ink and white embossing powder OR white pigment ink
  • heat tool (if you heat emboss rather than stamping in white ink)

Cut Card Base and Frame

Cut white card base to 4-1/4" x 11" and fold in half. Cut turquoise card stock to 3-1/2" x 4–5/8", and use rectangle die to cut out frame's center. Alternately, use a paper trimmer to cut both inside and outside of frame.

Add Sentiment to Frame

Using watermark ink, stamp sentiment onto bottom of frame then sprinkle white embossing powder onto watermark ink (Image 1). Tap off excess embossing powder (Image 2). Using heat tool, heat embossing powder until it melts (Image 3). Note: Alternately, stamp sentiment in white pigment ink.

Stamp Focal Image

Ink stamp thoroughly and stamp image onto white card stock.

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