Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Happy Hour Shaker Card

Hi bloggers!  The Happy Hour Background makes a great shaker card and you can even use the fallaway pieces inside of the shaker part too!

 The finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x  7 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x
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Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all

I saw the video of this card when it first went on to your site, it is so clever, many friends would love this and I will watch it again. These sets are moving up the wish list very fast.
Hugs to all, have a lovely day, it is 5 pm here and just off to early dinner and our trivia night, my second favourite thing after crafting lol !!

Muriel x

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. Are you messing with my mind again lol. I still can't get over the card from last week, I know you're clever with your dies, that's why you won and deserved the award but last week's background blew our mind and both of us sat here - Andy included and actually laughed out loud - wow amazing ☺
I look forward to watching today's tutorial as I've gone shaker card mad and made a few for Mother's Day to take to market but they could be better, and although I asked Paul for idiot proof step by step instructions lol but there's nothing better than getting help from a professional (sorry Paul) lol love ya 💋 so im excited to watch you put todays fun sample together, its brilliant Sue thank you.
Sending love and hugs your way, hope you have a great day xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue.
I think everyone loves a shaker card.Today's is so clever. It's just great.
Thanks for sharing.
Jan x

Marion Scott said...

Great fun shaker card Sue, love it.
Marion S x

Jan.moogie said...

Another fantastic fun card Sue, so useful to have a tutorial,thanks. Have a great day,hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Debra K. said...

Fun shaker card! Debra x

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a really fun card today, love the idea of using this die to make into a shaker card, especially with the fall-away pieces cut into different colours. Will catch up with the video a bit later. Have a great day everyone. Bx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card. I'll watch the video later.
B xx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a cute fun card! I enjoyed the video thanks for sharing!
Hugs x
Heather T

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a great card and video.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

hollyberry said...

Love this card,a great way to use this die and the cut outs from it.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a lovely card today, great idea for the fall away parts too.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a lovely fun card. Great idea. Love a shaker card.

Barbara V

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Clever card. Love it.

Clai01 said...

Shaker cards are great fun and look fantastic. x

CraftyCoffey said...

Great card, fun idea.


Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A great card. Shakers are so versatile as you can fill them with lots of different things to suit the particular occasion! Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Chris Curry said...

A great fun card Sue. Thank you, have a good day. Xxx

Heather Rogers said...

Hi Sue

I hope you are well.. I love the card, with the glasses along the bottom it could equally be called "The Morning After" ! LOL! Those little glasses are very useful.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

hazel young said...

Fabulous card Sue x xhazel

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Ohhh boy do you make things look so easy...... yes you do...... I have just watched the video and was I impressed. Normally the shaker cards don't do anything for me.... but I have to admit after seeing this I could be wanting to have a go. Hey maybe it's the wine glasses...... or is that wish full thinking lol. Anyway it's a brilliant card Sue and so much fun. Sending best wishes to everyone on this sunny but bitterly cold morning. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

TDQ Karen said...

Great fun card

Donita Naylor said...

It's like someone gave us miniaturization dust and shrank us down so the confetti inside the shaker card looked huge. That little bit of sparkle really dazzles up the pastel drinks. Using the background as white on white really helps cut down on the confusion of which is the image and which is the space in between. Also, having the pastel cutouts of the drinks as the confetti really helps the eye see the drink shapes first and ignore the waistcoat shapes.

That reminds me. I was at an event Monday night, and talking to a woman I had just met. We were pointing out people in the room by describing their hair color or what they were wearing. I wanted her to notice the man in the fleece vest, but as I was searching for the word vest, she said jumper. It stopped me. She didn't have a British accent, but I still asked if she was British. She said no, but her husband was.

I really like getting videos almost every other day!

Thank you. Enjoy your Tuesday already in progress.


Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

This would be such fun to make and a great card for party invitations...off to watch the video now...


Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - what a really great card you’ve made and I’m looking forward to watching your video later. Sending best wishes

KarinsArtScrap said...

fantastic beautiful and cheerful card Sue
Gr Karin

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Fantastic card Sue x A brilliant idea to use the fallout pieces and use them in the shaker x thankyou Sue x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Lovely cheerful card. love Jean Z xxx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A lovely shaker card & who doesn't like a bit of fun with a card. This card could suit a few occasions. Yvonne xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a gorgeous card I love shaker cards they are such fun. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
A real fun card for this morning. I love this shaker card, the colourful glasses and your video.
It is a while since I tried one so will have to try one soon.
Lesley S x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Great fun card, love it.

June Horrocks said...

Love this card sue I know so many peeps who would love this one like Lesley not done a shaker card for a while thank you
Love always June Horrocks xxxxx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
Fantastic card this morning and will come in handy for one of them cards. Its a brilliant idea to use the fall away pieces. Thank you so much for doing the video.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all... Wendy

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,

beautiful card and really funny. The soft colours are gorgeous.

Rolf xxx

Anne said...

What a fun card, Sue. I have to admit to never having made a shaker card.

Anne (Northampton)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

I don't make shaker cards have only ever created one but this looks a fun card to make. Could it be the glasses???


Heather R Oxfordshire

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a great card love the way you used the waste as well.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day and stay safe all

Hunnymummy54 from MK

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue, what a brilliant, fun card and so useful for lots of occasions. I haven't made many shaker cards but will be having a go at this one. Will watch the video when I have my morning coffee. Hugs xx Pauline

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Really good fun card - I know a few of my friends who would love this one! Great use of the fall away pieces too. Off to watch video now.
Sending love and hugs to everyone, Alison xx


Really fun card. I know a few people this would be terrific for. Thanks Sue x

Ann said...

Hi Sue

This is a really fun card would make fabulous party invitations etc etc..........


Annx without an "e"

Rosemary Stickland said...

Fun card!
Rosemary xx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I'm glad I don't have to clear up after that party! A fun card to make and one that many would love to receive with a clear short and sweet video.

Joy (Owlish) - what a shock for you, I hope your husband continues to improve.
Stephanie K - hoping that you survived the storms without any damage.


Sue MacFall said...

Great card for a party invite or for men. using different colours. Thank you Sue

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a fun card. Brilliant for 'party loving' friends & family and for invites to a party. Thanks for your video.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
......... and a good time was had by all. This is such a fun card, and really appreciate the video.
Hugs, Rose

CraftyJo said...

Very cute :)

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a really clever idea. Love this one.


Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue, 🥇Award Winning Blog For 2016
A Very Quick Comment Today, But I So Enjoyed The Video Tutorial (I Always Do!)
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card ✨
“Creative Expression Piercing Ruler 12”/30cm”
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Peach/Wisteria/Pale Blue Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Foundation Acetate”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels Iced Flake”
“Creative Expression A4 Adhesive Double Sided Sheets”
Famous Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card 🥇Award Winning Cutting Dies For 2017
“Sue Wilson’s 3D Cosmopolitan Cocktails Die Set” (From The Necessities Collection 11 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson Happy Hour Die Set” (From The Background Collection 3 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Double Stitched Rectangle Die Set” (From The Noble Collection 11 Cutting Dies)
I Believe It Was “Izzy” Mentioned This Would Be Great As A Party Invitation I Do Agree.....
Sue, Thank You For The Tremendous Video Tutorial
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

Kate's Cards said...

Cheers! Hiccup xxx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
I know so many people that would love this card - so most of the people I know now sound like well dodgy heavy drinkers! Lol x
Seriously - fantastic idea - so fun and colourful x
Owlish - sending you and your husband love x
Mum and sis in law coming for dinner so must go and peel my spuds x
Love to everyone specially missing friends x
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

Pawprintx4 said...

We all need some Cheer in our lives and this card is fun and happy and as card makers we look at all the construction details in amazement.
A grey, gloomy day here so far but my house is still standing after last night. We had a horrible thunder storm with wind but not as bad as was predicted. I have branches down but am grateful nothing else (thank you, Frances).
Everyone have a wonderful day. Stephanie C make a few shaker cards.
Stephanie K

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another fun card today. Love this set I must say.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Such a happy card, love that you've used all the cut out glasses as the shaker element, and a great video too. Thank you for sharing
Joy- I do hope your husband continues to improve
Stephanie K- glad to hear the house is still standing

Love and hugs to everyone especially all our missing friends

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

Love this fun and happy card.I agree with Izzy, this would be great as a party invitation.

Happy first day of spring to you all (just ignore the snow, rain, wind ... the crazy weather if it's what you have).
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette

Narrowboat girl said...

Who can resist a shaker card, they are such good fun

Scottydog said...

What a fun card, can think of a few people who would enjoy receiving a card like this! Looking at all the empties think this was more than one ‘happy hour’. Thank you Sue for making us smile!

dmj said...

This could be a fun "hen night" card!!! Love
the colours used too,

Doreen x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I love your shaker cards so this is a hit with me.
Owlish I am so glad your husband is better it must have been a difficult time.Stephanie K so pleased the storm wasn't as bad as expected.

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a fun and happy card and what makes it eve better - it's a shaker card. They always manage to bring a smile to your face. Thanks for sharing the video, you make things seem so easy.

Have a fabulous day.


karenlotty said...

Great idea Ideal for both male and female cards and all age groups

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, I think that this is a 'genius' card, I adore that the 'fall-outs' are the 'shakers', a truly fabulous card.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
This is a really fun card suitable for any occasion, male or female. Love the 'glasses' used as the shaker. Great background.
Di B. x

Barbara said...

Fantastic card Sue!!!
I just love a shaker card and this one is amazing.

sued99 said...

Really like this. Shaker cards are great. X

Laura O' Connor said...

great card ,stunning ,Laura O Springfield

Mary Lynn Cox said...

This card is so cute. I think it would be adorable for a New Year's card.

Eunice said...

What a wonderful fun card, Sue. Thanks for the amazing idea.

ursula said...

Quite a novel idea for a card, love it....luv Ursula xx

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card can use for lots of occasions
Love & Hug's Lynda xx

Latenight SandyH said...

Super card. Love shaker cards and the colours you've used for the fallaway pieces are so pretty. I made a shaker card for my grandson's birthday a couple of weeks ago, not using this die though as he's only six. Last year's card, a gum ball machine is still his "best card ever" but it's come back to me for servicing. After thousands of turns the handle has come off so he wants it mended and returned in working order!

Take care everyone

Marie P from Longridge said...

Beautiful card Sue and great video.
Just making up the numbers today lol.
Marie P.

Owlish said...

I don't know that I particularly like shaker cards
But I think u done a pretty card with this one
I keep losing track of what going on lately as
my husband had a stroke but going to try
and get back into viewing as ur blogs now
as l missed them

Fikreta said...

wonderful card!