A site for my handmade cards, accompanied by my photos and written meanderings which are occasionally witty, often tongue-in-cheek, and rarely profound. Beginning in June 2013, you'll also see lots of NBUS, which is an acronym I coined for Never-Before-Used-Schtuff. Feel free to join in, use the acronym, and use up your NBUS too! Thanks for coming by! Have a beverage and enjoy!

February 4, 2016

Love and Baboons

Hello Createers!

I hope your week is going well!

We are over the crest of the week and whooshing downhill to the weekend! Whee! Here in America it is all about Super Bowl Frenzy, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area where the Big Event will take place on Sunday. I hope your favorite team wins, whichever one that is!

Here on the blog, I'm working hard with Hammy and The Hammettes to escalate Mt. NBUS. Today we are playing with hearts and balloons. Oh, did I say baboons in the title? Sorry if you got all becited about seeing baboons instead of balloons.

We'll start with love in honor of the season.
The NBUS dies on this card are the Stitched Jumbo Fishtail Banners from My Favorite Things and the Light Ray Heart from Simon Says Stamp. The stitched rectangle is from Lil' Inker and the love word is from Paper Smooches. A shiny cool card that a even a guy person would like.

Challenges

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Next, I wanted to use the balloon snippets that came from the corner die I used in my last post. I knew if I put them in my bits and boobs ~ oops, darn these ginfers ~ bobs schtuff (BABS), they would likely die of old age before I got back to them. So I made another shaker card, using another NBUS item.
Isn't that a fun design with the jar tilted to one side and the balloons and sequints escapading out the top? You're thinking I'm a genius, I'll bet, but the truth is the darn die moved during production. I was disgrunt led and reached for another piece of card stock and then I thought, well,  that's wasteful, so I just went with it like I meant for it to be that way. To make it even crazier, I stamped the stamps cattywampus, too!

If you look up the definition of cattywampus (spelled other ways), you will find the synonyms "askew" and "awry." It's like a gift from the dictionary gods where the defining words are just as silly-sounding and wonderful as the word you were looking up!

And, yes, I tend to overfill my shaker pockets just like I do my belly.

The jar is from Paper Smooches and the NBUS stamps are from the Smirthday set by Technique Tuesday.

Challenges
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111 comments:

Jane Willis said...

I really ought to have learned by now not to read your posts while drinking tea . Gorgeous cards though, I love the die you used for the heart.
You must have a veritable LAKE of NBUS. One day I'm going to come over there and wallow in it! (Being hippo-like in proportions I am well qualified for wallowing)
Jane

Kath said...

Fabulous cards - my favourite is the first one with the lovely heart and all the shimmer.
Kath x

Čarovnije z male kmetije said...

dear Darnell, thanks a lot for your kindnes :) Sorry for my laziness in commenting,you are always so nice, writing super posts and making beautiful cards. But my english is not so good so I am an obstacle to the expression of my thoughts. Hugs.

sandie said...

Great way to use those balloon cut offs and what a love smiley face. That is a cool hear dies and we do love a touch of shine. Great to see you at Ink....this card would be good for our new challenge at TO or you may want to see along with John Lennon in another way....have I tempted you to take a look?

Maxine D said...

Oh Darnell I so enjoyed your post - and your cards!! The shiny one is a stunner, and the balloons - perfect!
Blessings
Maxine

Redanne said...

I have never seen a sunray heart before and it looks a-ma-zing - so beautiful and of course I love the red and white together.

I did think the shaker jar was planned that way, after all, you would pick it up to shake it and it looks like you deliberately did that to create movement - very clever!! Big hugs, Annie xx

Linda said...

Thanks for the giggle Darnell ..... what a great way to start a Thursday!
Fab cards, love the little shaker card ..... what a cute little happy accident. Have a lovely day my friend xx

!neke said...

Two great cards Darnell!!!
Love the shaker card !!!!!

Ineke XX

Sue said...

Fab cards.

I have to admit I was very disappointed not to see a Baboon:) LOL

Hope you have a lovely day. Sue

scrAPpamondo said...

Wonderful both the cards, love expecially the shaker, such a great idea and fresh colours, it's very happy!
P.S. I don't enter in the last giveway, I think that the lovely punch is too heavy to send it in Italy :(

SARN said...

Super looking cards Darnell.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Daga said...

Fabulous cards, with LOVE is my favorite. Kisses :) Daga

Carole said...

Great cards Darnell...love the red and white heart on the first one...in the photo it looks like the card is made form satin material it has such a lovely shine. the second one I thought was as meant to be...shaking on an an angle , but the top was off...bit like the ketchup bottle...oops! Your posts always bring a smile to my face.........so keep posting...you make me happy!

Valerija said...

Lovely cards. I like the shiny paper on the first card.
Valerija xx

Marilyn said...

Adorable cards!! Love the one with the jar. You always brighten my day with your post.

Kris B said...

Great cards Darnell! Love the shine on the first and the heart die looks awesome! Fun shaker card, even if it is a little cattywampusy! Sometimes our "mistakes" make great cards!

Birgit said...

Wow, both cards are fabulous but I love the sheen on the first card. So classy, Darnell! Ok, so I did come over here to see what the baboons were all about. The title of your post just made me laugh.

Mrs A. said...

Tis a brilliant jar of tipsy baboons you have got there. Love it. I just adore that cattywampus word. I shall write it down on my list of letters to use for my challenges!!
Wonder wot colour a cattywampus butterfly is!!!!!!!!! Has anyone ever seen one?

Hugs Mrs A.

Nan G said...

Oh darn Darnell, I thought we were going on a safari. tehe Fab cards, especially the catyywampus one. What do you use to add height for your shaker? Double stick foam tape? Your shaky bits and boobs (bobs) don't seem to stick to the edges of the shaker. giggle tehe Hugs

Jeanne said...

What a great twofer set today! The first is all lovey dovey and shiny! Like a new penny. Can't help but notice it! And I adore your cattywampus jar full of balloons, sequins and all kinds of happy! Thanks for sharing!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are gorgeous! LOVING that heart on the first one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

~amy~ said...

super fun cards..love the metallic paper on the first and a shaker...love a shaker card.

Ardyth said...

Chrome is a fun (and new to me) way of going masculine - I like it a lot and will consider that for my male valentines! Love the shaker, too!

Jen said...

You know, I was looking forward to baboons...LOL Love the metallic shine of the first and the shaker is adorbs! Overfull... bah...

Andie Miller said...

Both cards are lovely, but I just love shaker cards. Using the schuff from your previous die cuts is genius. So glad you joined the City Crafter Challenge. Thank you for the kind comment on my blog too! I love the encouragement.

Pat said...

Two fabulous cards Darnell, and I really love your silver and red creation with all the great stitched layers and the adorable SS heart die and then your jar full of BABS and the pretty baboons...oops! I mean balloons, floating about all over the place, and all on that super blue card. I have been feeling rather down since our son went back to Australia after a few weeks spent in the UK but your fun post has cheered me up today! x

Susanne Vargas said...

You could have fooled me with your askew jar! I would have totally believed you had planned it that way! Looks perfect with the balloons floating out of it! And your metallic love card is so cool!

designbydonna said...

The heart card is simple but stunning. But I really love the balloon shaker card. Great save on the kattywampus die cut. Before I read the rest of the post, I thought what a great effect, looking like the sequins and balloons are escaping the party in a jar. Just like you intended!

Happy Dance said...

Mmmmmm.....shiny. Like ravens and certain other creatures, I'm almost always captivated by shiny things. So it naturally follows that I'm totally smitten with your Valentine. LOVE that SSS heart die perfectly held by those fishy tail banners. Pretty sure the Mr. would love this, if it were for him....though if all the little hamsters haven't seen this, it could be for one of them as well. Very cool card! And I love your askewery shaker card! The wind is just blowing from the west to the east is all! Perfect when balloons are involved! Gorgeous blue, and what a perfect way to delve into Mt. Nebus! OH! And by the way, you ARE a genius. True story!!! Miss you. Bev

Mary-Anne V said...

Great cards...love how you made a work of art out of your "mistake" die cutting.

Shelly said...

Now, how fun and sweet are these?!!...Love them!

Di said...

Two amaaaaazing cards Darnell. Love the first one - so fresh! And your snippets card is terrific - I have that jar die or similar and never thought to use it for a shaker. Which is silly 'cos it's just perfect - a great card!

Thank you for coming to play.

Hugs

Di xx

Krisha said...

I am so glad I have learned to put the coffee cup DOWN before reading your post.....trying to follow the rule "Thou shalt not snort your coffee"!! LOL

An other GREAT presentation of beautiful cards. I haven't made a shaker card in YEARS, yours is just darling, and I like the jar all catyywampus........much more character.

I Card Everyone said...

You make me smile and giggle ... cattywampus or not, I love that you turn it around into perfect! Shiny, pretty, love that heart!
=]

Julie B said...

Nothing better than a happy accident! Brill cards. :0)

TK said...

Both of your cards are wonderful! Love the caddywampus cut and stamping! I also love that someone else on the planet talks like I do!! My family all make fun of my "words" but hey they get the point across!!!

Cat Craig said...

Fun designs Darnell, love the tilted jar!

Migdalia said...

A huge WOW on the cards...absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Susan said...

Two great cards, Darnell! I do love a shaker card...and I probably "need" that jar die! LOVE the heart die too...very different!

shirley-bee said...

You're doing a fabulous job tackling Mt NBUS, Darnell - mine is just growing... Love the shiny shimmery heart card, and your happy cattywampus baboon card. Loved the original balloon shaker card too. And the watercolour hearts card. See, I have been paying attention ;)

Ruth said...

You really are making headway into your NBUS and making fabulous cards at the same time! I love the heart die, but I adore your slightly wonky (it was your subconscious saying you needed to make that mistake because it looks amazing!!) jar. Xx

Ros Crawford said...

Oh your cards are fabulous!!! Love that jar with the balloons! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB too!!!!

Lisa said...

Both of your cards are so gorgeous!! I love the love card!! The shaker jar looks amazing!! Both are so fabulous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

KandA said...

Good job I'd just finished my cuppa before reaading this. Both card are brilliant but really love that shaker jar with the escaping baboons xx

Gerrina said...

Good for you that you used the balloon-snippets on your second card'love that pool-colour. And your fist is a real valentines-card; the haert and an original design! Hugs, Gerrina

Janis said...

I wasn't sure if the "Love and Baboons" card was going to require a parental advisory warning, but I clicked on it anyway. lol.... Beautiful work, as always, Darnell. I love the shimmery wonderfulness of the first card and the jaunty angles of the second one. If only my production errors looked that terrific....
<3 J

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Geri said...

Your posts and your cards make my heart, eyes, mouth, and brain smile! Could add a few more body parts but that might make for a super long comment!

The wonky shaker jar rocks...quite literally actually! Love the blue and pink color combo! AWESOME heart card! Now that I see the SSS Light Ray heart in action I wish I would have bought it instead of the curly/swirly one that I ordered!

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Hello Darnell,
each of your next card is better than the previous one. Beautiful graphics, and a better idea of the perfect selection of colors and materials. The first card is inspired outfit sports and I can see very clearly the relationship. In the second tab, set the die by chance, and I think that there are no accidents. This card has a movement, a moment grasped as the photograph. A jar is tilted, the balloons fly away ... Revelation.
hugs,
BozenA

Donna said...

My notification for your latest blog entry always seems to turn up REALLY late. Either that... or you have a lot of followers who respond within seconds of you posting...
Fab cards as always... and a big thumbs up for not being wasteful :) We would never have know about your pesky die moving (been there, done that) if you hadn't have said.
Have a good weekend. X

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Darnell,

I must admit, baboons really got my attention! Especially since I haven't been by for a while and wondered what direction your cards were going.... tee hee

Both are great, by the way.

I bet you have lots of traffic there with Super Bowl being so close.

Hugs,
Kay

Kathleen said...

Two wonderful cards and a wonderful post as always. Love the Valentines card, a great heart and I like the idea of the wonky jar, makes it look better than if it was straight, nice smiley balloon.
I bet you are as thin as a rake in real life.
Kath x

Sarah Gray said...

Fab post and cards....I am always glad to pick up technical crafting terminology such as cattywampus - most educational!

Pollard Carole said...

Just wonderful love that fishtail die stunning might just get added to my ever growing wish list Your shaker card is such a clever design I love it hope you are well and thanks for your recent comments so kind Love and hugs Carole x

Verna Angerhofer said...

Both cards are fantastic but I must say my favorite is the red and white shimmery one with the fishtail banners. That is gorgeous!

frommycraftroom said...

Two more fab cards. Love the angeled jar - looks just like it's suppose to be there! :)

Pam said...

Well, more great cards! Love the shimmery red love card and the shaker is so fun. Your blog posts crack me up, my friend. Highlight of my day!

Sharon Underwood said...

I love your cards! Your blog always brightens my day.

Shona Chambers said...

Silver, red and those gorgeous fishtail dies.....oh swoon......its gorgeous!!!!! And I'm the same with my tummy...ah I mean shakers, nothing worse than not having anything to actually shake!!! Enjoy the superbowl and I know the food is a bit part of the whole weekend, so dig in!!

oldpunca said...

You have created two wonderful cards. The red one is my favourite this time. Wonderful heart. And as always, wonderful post. :-)
Hugs, Sonja

pam said...

Two wonderful cards Darnell, love the beautiful heart and fish tale one, not seen this heart before, great shaker card.
Gave me a laugh reading your post, first visit but not my last.
Pam x

JoAnn said...

Wow, your Love card is gorgeous. Love the heart cutout design and the pretty red foil paper. The balloon card is pretty also. Have a great weekend. ((hugs)) JoAnn

Jean said...

Great cards!

Jeanne H said...

These cards are just awesome. Love the heart. Now I (we) need to see some baboons. A difficult couple of weeks for me, and you and your blog help a lot. Thank you. Hugs back to you.

OH Babs said...

Busy lady Miss Irma. I especially like the silver Valentine card with nice die cuts. (The blue card looked like sperm). :)

Barb said...

Two super card Darnell. What beautiful dies you used on the heart card. I've not see either before and the card looks just like satin. Stunning.

I think my favourite is the second though. I love the smiley face on the balloon and I thought the shaker jar was meant to be that way. It certainly works well anyway. That was serendipitous! I love your new word cattywampus. I've just written that one down. Barbxx

jimlynn said...

Love that heart die you used on the first card - and pretty sure that just went on my list of HAVE TO HAVE! Two wonderful cards Darnell!
Lynn

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Whoa! Shimmer-o-rama on that love card. Am I the only dirty minded one who thinks that those balloons don't look look like balloons but look like.... not balloons? No? Just me then. Okay. I can live with that. But I can't live with the disappointment of no baboons. That's a rough one.

Hettie said...

Cattywampus!!!! Love that word!!!! Prefer it to wonky!!
Your cards are gorgeous.
Say Hi to Hammy and his hareem!
Hugs
xx

Loll said...

I couldn't wait to see the Baboons!! But then, there were balloons and it was just as exciting. LOVE the tilted jar. You know when a happy accident happens, you should just tell us you planned it that way. We'd never know. :) Love your shaker cards ... brimming full of balloons and pretty sequins.

And that ray heart ... how cool is that?? Is this Mister's V-Day card?? He will love it! Still haven't made one for Gord, but it's next on my list. xx

conil said...

Is that shiny card a Valentine for your guy. It shines like a brand new motorcycle. Very impressive and powerful, just like a bike. Your second card makes me smile. Remembering how many times I've goofed with the old Big Shot. Think it's very responsible of you to use it as is and fill it with snippets. I'll bet the EPA sends you thank you notes.

Craftychris said...

Love both cards! The first one is fab with the gorgeous heart and I love the cattywampus second card. That is a fab word! I first heard it when Sue Wilson used it on the telly, I thought at first she had made it up till she said it was a real word! So cool, much better then crooked or wonky! I love the jar filled with sparkles and balloons! I am still looking for those baboons too though! xxx

Carol L said...

oh my gosh, I just LOVE LOVE LOVE both of these fantastic cards! They're both so gorgeous, and that 2nd one just has me grinning from ear to ear :)

Greta said...

The shaker is so cute, but oh my goodness--can't take my eyes off the first one! Absolutely stunning creation, Darnell! I saw that SSS heart die & thought what in the world would I do with that, but I'm sure glad you got it!

patrap777 said...

Hi, I love the card with the shaker jar! Happy mistake of the tilted jar is adorable!

Tracey McNeely said...

Love them both Darnell, but smitten with the first red and white delight! Hubby is on his way home, expecting him sometime in the wee hours of the morning. I expect we will be watching the game!

dottielottie said...

I was so intrigued to see how you could link Love and Baboons together in your card making Darnell. However you definitely nailed the love and balloons with your two fantastic cards. That's a colour combo and the jumbo fishtail banners with the light ray heart make a very classy card.
I think the production malfunction of your second card actually turned out to be a stroke of luck as the jar looks perfectly placed at it's jaunty angle. Loving that cattywampus stamped stamp too. Your a genius! Hugs Lottie x

Lisa said...

Lovin your fancy shimmery Valentine!! And your balloon shaker is so super cute!! THANK YOU for the wonderful comment you left me today. You are just the bee's knees MWAH!!

Helen F. said...

Two great cards, Darnell! The Valentine is really sweet with the stitched banner and shiny glimmer paper. Love the mason jar shaker too~ it's so cute!

Cheryl W. said...

Cool cards today. I like the tilted jar. Sometimes our mistakes aren't mistakes at all - they're just divinely-inspired fumbles of our card-making footballs!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Your blog posts crack me up! You are so much fun! And I learned a new word too!

Your cards are absolutely gorgeous, Darnell! Your foiled cardstock looks amazing on your first card! Also love your shaker card - they are my favourite card to make at the moment!

baileyrosy.com said...

Hi Darnell I love your jar its so exhuberant just like you brimmed full and overflowing with joy and kindness, am a bit of an overfiller too, love it. The heart card is so beautiful CAS-i-licious I must say.

Marie

Petra Swart said...

Who doesn't like to overfill the belly from time to time, Darnell!!!! LOL!!!!! And your tilted shaker with the escaping balloons looks as if you have intended right from the start to have it tilted like that!!! Such a cute card!!!!
Love the shiny VD card with the wonderful heart!!!! Really beautiful!!!
Have a great day!!!
Hugz

Stamps and Paper said...

Two lovely cards Darnell...especially love the balloons coming out of your lovel shaker card

Anne

Karen B said...

See you've been using your Fuse again Dippy........mine has just arrived so aim to have a play soon. Your first card is gorgeously shiny and just love your offset jar, balloons and sediment; you really should have owned up you know! We would all have just put it down to your genius.......again!

Hugs.

Karendipity xxx

Vicki Dutcher said...

Both awesome in trendiness - inlaid and shaker! So fabulous~

Carol Cel said...

Great cards! - I do love how the love card came together -- and the jar of balloons -- I thought it was on purpose too! Have a great Valentines day with the Mr. I've got a snow day here -- so after I do some real work, I hope to play. Enjoy your day.

Jenny L said...

Hi Darnell,
oh what brilliant cards.
They are both perfect, and fabulously crafted.
I think the jar looks great that way.
Now this is funny as I have just finished an Anniversary card with a jar on it.
Will be posting it in the next few days.
Now you have the Super Bowl and we have the Rugby starting over here over the next few months.
Have a lovely weekend.
Love and big hugs from my house to yours.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Doni High said...

Love the metalic shine o the beautiful heart card. Thanks for joining
ua at ATCAS.

Tina Z. said...

I always enjoy your post :))) and I admire both of your cards - what a pretty heart and another lovely shaker card.
have a great weekend!
hugs, tina

Liz said...

Your posts always make me smile, Darnell, and often make me laugh out loud!

Two fabulous cards. I love the heart on the first one and the design of the second one with the tipped up jar is brilliant. The die was obviously meant to slip! xx

cm said...

Cattywampus...love it! Added to my vocab list for the students (and is sure to generate, as most things do, eye-ball rolling). Speaking of baboons (well, I'm speaking of them): every time I hear or see said word, I'm reminded of my French Canadian uncle who, when his kids were pouting or sniveling about something, would proclaim they were 'making a baboon'. "Think" that in your best slightly French accent (baboooon); it's rather funny and actually, quite fitting. Anyway, I've devolved...degressed...Your heart/tag card is shimmery swoon-inducing; your jar, sequints and balloon card, wonderfully delightful. I happen to quite like 'askew'...because that's what I am...slightly askew...
Hugs~c

Brenda in IN said...

I'm so disappointed about not seeing the baboons but there's always the zoo. Your valentine card is just gorgeous. I love the stitched edges, the bright reds and that fun die. I love the balloons though. The happy face just makes me smile and makes up for no baboons. Cute cards.

Anita in France said...

Yum, Darnell ... cool and graphic lurve shininess! If your little tilted jar wasn't full up, how could all the tiny goodies escapade out of the top ... it's fabulous and perfect in every way! I learned a new word ... never heard cattywampus ... so happy you gave us the definition!! Hugs & bisous, Anita :)

Laurie Unger said...

Adore both cards but my favorite would have to be the shaker card. I just love the smiley face on that baboon.

Bobby said...

That is some gorgeous, shiny paper on the love card, Darnell. I actually like the jar tilted like that and I'm glad you found a way to use your leftovers.

Bobby said...

I forgot to mention that I hadn't thought about cattywampus in years. I usually say cockalavitz. Not sure of the spelling so went phonetic. Not sure of the language either.

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

You probably don't have a baboon stamp, or do you? But that's okay, 'cause your balloon card is a treat! As is your heart card! And your blog post - hilarious! Cattywampus - never heard that.....will try to remember and use it on occasion - what fun!

Stella said...

Darnell I always smile when I see your card linked up :) And my oh my you sure know how to nail a challenge. Both cards are gorgeous but I LOVE that jar. Andballoons are always a good thing :) Wow! Thanks so much for being with us at CCCB! Always good to see you!

Teresa Kline said...

wow, these are both fabulous cards..luv! so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

shine always *~*

Donna said...

Wow, I am comment 100! Awesome cards, your. Valentine card is very eye catching and beautiful, and your catiwampuss card is perfect just as it is. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

Pia S said...

The shimmery love card looks quite cool and modern, almost metallic. A card perfect for both younger and older persons.
And the shaker card is so much fun, I love to make them but could probably more adventurous when it comes to dies chosen for cutting out the window, love how you used this jar shape!

Monika Reeck said...

you have adorable DIE of heart and I love the silver paper there so shiny your first card
and the second one ooh sooo sweet that smiley of Balloons and cute Shaker with balloon too...
great post again Darnell
hugs
Monika

Sandy said...

Love your shaker card -- I just cannot keep up with you!
sandy xx

Brenda said...

Well now, just look at these two wonderful cards! Let me grab my shades for the first card....ok, ready to go! I am totally loving the shimmer and shine of this red and silver love card Auntie! It is so fab, those banners are amazing and OMGosh, loving that heat! Yep, this one is a winner even for a guy. The shaker card is totally fabulous! I love that the jar moved and became cattywampus because it looks so good and I love the balloons and sequins escaping from the top, over the top cute! Great way to use up those cast offs too, they look great in the jar and I love that you overfilled it. Your cute smiley balloon is just too sweet, what a great birthday card! Hugs, Brenda

Kate said...

Brilliant cards and banter as always. I had to laugh at the first comment here - really should have learned not to read your posts while drinking tea!!!

Marybeth said...

Love them both ,the shinny paper is gorgeous with the red and I love your full belly shaker :) thank you for the nomation, on the FB .

SHartl said...

That shaker card is so darn cute I wouldn't be able to give it away! My favorite part is that happy little balloon...sailing up into the sky. I'm not brave enough to try shaker cards yet but I know an adorable card when I see one!

Karenladd said...

Yikes, that birthday card is way too much fun to be legal! The fact that the tilted jar is a happy accident makes it even better...and those balloon die cuts mixed in with sequins is a party in itself. Shaker cards are beyond my patience point so I'm glad that you are making enough of them for all of us!

Jill Vickers said...


Love that shiny V-Day card! The design is perfect with all the stitched details. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards! Jill

Olga Fink said...

Such a great shaker card! and it can never be too ful! lol
xoxo Olga

Helen F. said...

The jar tilted to one side is a fun design with the balloons and sequins spilling out the top! I'm not sure I would admit this was not done completely on purpose ;-)