It’s Day 1 of a two-day blog hop to celebrate Simon Says Stamp’s DieCember®, a month-long celebration of all things die cutting!
I have a tutorial to share on how I created this fun, wintry shaker. Check it out:
Onto the blog hop fun. First up, the hop special:
BLOG HOP GIVEAWAY:
Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $25 coupon at every stop on the hop! Winners will be pulled from the comments and posted on the Simon Says Stamp blog on Weds., December 7. Winners will email Simon to claim their prize!
BLOG HOP MAKERS:
Cathy Zielske—you are here!
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Laura C. Budke says
Shaker cards and CZ – great combo. Love this card.
Tammie J. says
I just love this card, Cathy. Your video demystified the whole shaker card thing for me. I enjoyed it very much!
Mel H says
I love the purple color and the beautiful sequins. It’s such a pretty card for the holidays, and I love the unexpected colorway.
Katie Rose says
LOVE this card so much!!
Emma Sleppy says
Love the lavender yardstick. Makes a beautiful winter background. Love the shaker cared too.
Dorothy Chretin says
I love the colors you chose for this card! I love shaker cards but are always intimidated by them! Maybe I’ll have to try this one!
Christine Szekeres says
Such a cute card! I love this Hexagon Snowflake frame! I was the second thing in my first Diecember order. So thanks for the inspriation on using it!
barbara lassiter says
Hello indeed! This is very beautiful!
Maryanne Mott says
This is so cute thanks for sharing.
Gayle I. says
Very lovely card; love the soft pastel color!
I love this new die, so much that mine is on order. Your card used this die perfectly, I wanted to be able to shake the card to hear the shake,shake,shake sound as I looked at it. So much fun in card form (and you used lavender) which always makes my purple & shades heart happy. Well done Cathy Z
Hopping along the trail and stopped to see Cathy’s latest! Love love the non traditional colors and use of this fabulous die. Thanks Cathy!!
LOVE the non-traditional Christmas colors. Thank you as always
roxanne tellini says
This is a really cute shaker. Something about it made me smile.
Jeannine Douglas says
I like how you used the Snowflake Hexagon die for the shaker card – thank you for the video.
Mary Ellen Guikema says
Great card. Perfect “wintery” colors.
Maureen Reiss says
Cathy!!!!!!! This is GORGEOUS!!!!!!! Love the sparkle!!!!
Alma Dirpaul says
Love your shaker card!!
susie sonnier says
Love the use of lavender on this card
Melissa SunshineHoneyBee says
Wonderful snowflake shaker card.
Merrill P says
Good video; explained process well. And very pretty card.
Cindy K. says
Super cute, Cathy!
Deborrah Cannizzaro says
Love your shaker card! Very very nice!
Margaret Ann Chamblee says
Love this modern, wintry spin! Thanks, CZ!
Marianne C says
a lovely way to use this for a shaker frame!
Stacey Kowbel says
Beautiful shaker card! I love the colours and the hello sentiment overlapping the shaker window!
Mary Anne says
Very pretty card. Really nice to see a great idea with that window snowflake die.
Melissa Johnson says
LOVE the shaker card – and the colors. That snowflake is really cool
Donna Rose says
Another really cool card! I love shaker cards and your explanation of “how to” is easy to follow. I’ve bought many stamps & dies based on your cards. I love the pastel purple. It has a very calming effect after all the red & green of Christmas. Thank you for keeping us inspired.
Marilyn Fisher says
Such a pretty all-occasion winter card. I love to send season related cards for birthdays, etc. ❤️
Michelle Hackett says
Love the die, love the purple, love the shaker!!! Merry Christmas.
kathleen dumpert says
Everything is better with a shaker.
Lauryne Cunningham says
Gorgeous shaker! I love the lavender!
Lisa Angel says
Deborah Moseley says
Love the new snowflake wafer die! Your card is beautiful!
Tracy R says
great card Cathy! Love the wintery colours and that die is awesome.
Sue Smith says
Cathy, your shaker card is terrific. The soft colors are so pretty. Happy Holidays 🤗
Andre M. says
The snowflake frame is so pretty, love the soft purple paired with the pretty sequins.
Steffi H. says
I love the colorful snow in your shaker.
Meghan Kennihan says
Beautiful shaker, colors and snowflakes!!!!!!
Linda Crowder says
This is so much fun. I had a blast watching you make the card. This set is my favorite of the release.
Kathryn S says
Love the shaker card.
PAULINE GODFREY says
Cathy, this is one of the most beautiful shaker cards I’ve seen in a while. Love your design, love the purple! Amazing!!
Jenni King says
Oh , such a pretty shaker card! Love it!
Sue D says
Pretty shaker–I like the shape and the snowflakes.
Kelly B says
Beautiful card! Always love your CAS look.
FRANNIE R says
Love that Snowflake Hexagon Wafer Die… makes such a cute shaker card!
Mary Myers says
Wow! This is a beautiful shaker card, Cathy! I love the colors and how the die covers the whole front of the card. Just lovely! 🙂
Barbara-Jean K says
love that shaker card! also like the clean and simple design!
Sandy Liles says
So awesome, as usual.
Christine H says
Beautiful card! You’re so creative. I love all of your cards!!!
Shelley Scales says
This card is really elegant…love it!
Sheri Kempke says
Love this shaker card! That snowflake window die is so clever–thanks for the inspiration.
Denise Bryant says
Beautiful shaker card! I love the awesome snowflake hex die!
Alexandra Y says
Very fun shaker card!
Yvonne Boucher says
Love shaker cards and ru is one is truly lovely.
Kathy j in Ellicott City says
Great shaker card!
Sandra Baggarly says
Absolutely love your shaker card! Gorgeous.
Zlatka Kabaivanova says
I love this! Your designs are always perfect!
Daria Zender says
This card is so fun and festive, Cathy!!
Deborah Hellman says
Gorgeous… love the die
Cindy M says
I saw Laura do the introduction to the new release. She mentioned this die would make a great shaker card. You made it perfectly! I love the colors you chose as well!! Nice…
It was fun to watch you make this card!
Kim Becicka says
Barb Borja says
Cathy, you always make a clean and simple style card look amazing!
Cindi Green says
I love all this purple goodness!!
Lovely card! I enjoyed the use of shaker bits and the non-traditional colors.
jane booth says
This is one of my favorites! All of the products you chose to use were on my wish list from this release!
Janet D. says
Great card design!
Carmela Hubler says
What a great shaker card!
Lori Spitzer says
Beautiful card! Great color choices!
Lori S in PA
Valerie Hayden says
Love shaker cards and this one is in all my favorite colors.
Bets Greene says
Your videos are so much fun! And, I always learn some new. This card is freakin’ awesome!!! The colors are perfect for this cold winter season. Boop…
Cherryl A Lewis says
Simply beautiful and love it
Kelli Byrom says
Beautiful shaker Cathy 🙂
Marisela Delgado says
Such a beautiful card!
Joni mastronardi says
love your video. Love the shaker card that you created with the snowflake die!
Edna Stacy says
Love your card! Also love the lavender instead of the traditional colors.
Connie G says
Love this shaker!
Mary Holshouser says
Clean and simple but so pretty.
Love the shaker. thanks for sharing
Kathryn Bayley says
Big fan of Cathy Z….always has so many inspirational card ideas…this one is no exception. Pretty pastel colours for subtle winter look. Love it!!
Your card is amazing!
When I saw this die, I thought: “Hm, I do not need this, I have some snowflakes in my stash.”
But after I saw your card I felt in love with it and now I need this die! 😀 So I am going to create my next order at SSS (I have on my way two more order 😀 I am addicted :-D)
Thank you for inspiration!
Kris Reeves says
I love it!
Love the soft shade of Purple you chose, and the shaker card!
Thanks for sharing.
Leah W. says
I must use more lavendar/lilac on Christmas cards — this looks great! TFS!
Michelle Bethel says
Such a great card
Jill R says
Elegant and simply beautiful! Love the colors.
Jeanne Rice says
Fabulous shaker card.
Love this shaker card!! So pretty!
Bonnie Lynn Schroeder Ratzloff says
Stunning, yet beautiful, shaker! I love it!
Cindy G says
Love this! I hopped over to the Simon website after seeing this card. Thanks for the inspiration!
Phyllis Freese says
This card is on my list of cards I want to make when the die becomes available again. So much inspiration. Thanks for the tip about cleaning the nozzle of the spray glue.
Janice Stovall says
I’m always drawn to shaker cards!! LOVE the colors you chose for this one!!
Shari Czerwinski says
Great shaker card!
Debbie Eslinger says
Beautiful love snowflakes. Thank you for the inspiration
Dee Earnshaw says
aww what a sweet card – love shaker cards
Kay Furnish says
Okay, I have to say, so far this is my favorite card in the whole hop! I’ll make sure to go over to YouTube and give your video a THUMBS UP!!!
Lisa Bloedel says
Beautiful! Purple is my fave color! All the shades! That sequin mix and snowflakes combo is to die for! Haha! … I’ve never tried a shaker card but one of these days I will and you make it look easy! I bet you could make this layout even if you don’t have this die – nested shape dies and snowflakes snipped to fit around it! Great inspo! And a lovely card Cathy!
Patti Nienberg says
Beautiful! Love these colors! I love making shaker cards, and you made this one look so easy!
Love your card and the dies. I snoozed and I lost they are out of stock. 😢. Maybe next week they will be back.
Connie Hostak says
This card is elegantly beautiful!
Such a beautiful card!
Judy Inukai says
Beautiful shaker card. I always enjoy watching your cards come together. You make it look so easy.
Nandini Karmarkar says
Mirella ROGAN says
How lovely! Great design & I love the background colour!
Terrie D. (StarSpry) says
What a beautiful shaker card! Love the colors 🙂
Such a lovely card! (I’ve learnt a new term too – over-adherer! Better that than losing bits of your card, right?)
Jeanne Beam says
Such a gorgeous shaker card! Love the colors.
Shaker cards are great, and this one is lovely!
Jan Elmore says
Aaaaaawwwwwweeeeee! So pretty!
Laurie Black says
Beautiful card, very festive!
Lynn Conlon says
The winter sequins with that lovely lavender paper are Beautiful. I have never thought of using foam tape and taping it together in half. Interesting idea. Loved this card. Thanks for sharing.
Terry Deason says
Love shaker cards!