Video: Dog-Gone Awesome Shaker Card Using the New MFT Release


dog-gone awesome shaker cardI’m back from my vacation in Germany and survived the cold and the flight back. Woohoo for me 🙂

Dog-Gone Awesome Shaker Card

While I was still in Germany MFT released some very cute dog stamps that I had to have. Mainly because one of the dogs looks like my Freedom. That’s why I had to use that particular dog on my card (even though my dog is not entirely brown) and create a dog-gone awesome shaker card with it.

Here is the video for you:

Please excuse the messy Copic coloring. These brown tones always bleed a little more than others, at least for me.

As I mentioned in the video I screwed up with using too much adhesive for the banner. That bothered me so much that I had to create a second shaker card. What I also changed was the mechanism to keep the flap closed. I added two paw-circles to the card, one on the flap, one slightly below and added a piece of twine around it. Now you can wrap the twine around both and keep the card closed. Btw, to lift the circles a little, I added a tiny piece of foam tape underneath them.

Closing Mechanism

This is how both look closed:
dog-gone awesome shaker card

And open:
First Card
Second Card

Supplies Used


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  1. Sweet dog and the comic coloring is great!! So glad you joined us at CTD!!

  2. What a great shaker card (love the paws closure you created)! Thanks for joining us at Color Throwdown!

  3. Such sweet cards! I love how you used this die set as a shaker. The little pup is adorable and love the way you coloured him. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

  4. Really fun cards – I just love how you used that die to create a peek-a-boo shaker! The little dog is adorable too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at AAA Cards! Jill

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