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Welcome back to Day Eleven of our 5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Event! This year, we will be doing a $20 Gift Card GIVEAWAY each day. Be sure to comment on the blog daily to be entered to win! Winners will be announced on 12/13 on the blog.

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Hello Crafters! 

It’s Kelly Taylor here and I’m super excited to be joining Honey Bee Stamps for the 12 Days of Christmas! All the designers have been just wonderful so far and I’m honored to be included with them. 

I have been really loving the Farmhouse style of Honey Bee’s latest release. The release of the Snow Globe A2 Shaker Die pretty much guaranteed someone in my life was getting a shaker card for Christmas lol.  I decided to combine the too for a fun pretty shaker that was a bit more sophisticated than my usual ones. 

I first die cute all of my pieces out of white cardstock and then set the middle frame piece aside. I used Distress Oxides to color the base layer and the topper piece for my snow globe. Once my ink blending was done I used the one of the brown Distress Oxides to stamp the Barn Wood Background stamp for the real farmhouse feel. Next I stamped all of my decor images to begin my coloring. 

I copic colored all of my images before using their companion dies to trim them out. I took my time and arranged the pieces on my base layer so everything fit inside. I love the berries in this stamp set they are perfect to make a full bouquet or in my case more like a spray. I started gluing my pieces together top to bottom to make sure nothing moved. I glued my bow to my flower, my flower to my leaves, etc. Until it was one piece then I glued the entire piece down as one. Once it was placed I used my copic markers to blend in the white outline to the background giving the illusion they are one layer. 

After that I just had to build the shaker. I used left over packaging as my window and trimmed it to the size of my framed die. I typically add two layers of foam tape around the edges of my shaker cards but for this one I only did one. It seemed to give plenty of room for the sequins to move and will cost less to mail. Speaking of sequins, I piled up some clear sequins in the center of my flower and then attached the frame over top. To add a “frosty” look I used a stiff bristle brush and the tiniest amount of white acrylic paint to dab around the edges. Dab your brush off several times before taking the brush to the acrylic. 

Last just arrange your die cut sentiment and “decorations” on your snowglobe to finish it off. I really love the way this one came out and I hope you do too! 

Thanks so much to Honey bee for inviting me! I hope you all have a blessed Christmas! 

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48 responses to “12 Days Of Christmas – Day Eleven: Kelly Taylor”

  1. Renee says:

    So festive, I love this!!

  2. SWOON!! Such a BEAUTIFUL Card!! I LOVE Shakers and this is just so STUNNING!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!

  3. Kim says:

    I love shaker cards and this is just beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

  4. Holly Mahoney says:

    Gorgeous!! I love the snow globe die and how you put all your elements together! When I was younger I collected Christmas snow globes so your card hit a sentimental note with me.

  5. Denise Bryant says:

    Beautiful snow globe shaker card! I love the poinsettia and all of the pretty greenery! Gorgeous card!

  6. Oh wow, this is so stunning, love it! What an amazing decoration – I’d keep that forever, and put it on display every Christmas <3

  7. Anneleise Hampson says:

    Wow! The poinsettia is colored so beautifully!!

  8. Catherine L says:

    What a beautiful shaker! I love the coloring you did. There are so many wonderful details in the card!

  9. Sharon Gullikson says:

    That is just beautiful. I love the Poinsettias and shaker element.

  10. So pretty!! That’s a beautiful stamp set ❤️

  11. Lee says:

    Very pretty shaker card!

  12. Leanne S says:

    Fabulous card!!

  13. Mel H says:

    So beautiful. The poinsettias are just simply amazing. They look so very real.

  14. Amy Cooley says:

    This is so gorgeous! Shaker projects are my favorite.

  15. Debbie A Smith says:

    Love your shaker card, Its so nice to see a sophisticated shaker instead of one of whimsy.
    Merry Christmas Kelly and family!

  16. lynne morgan says:

    you made that white poinsettia look great

  17. Rebecca Darrow says:

    Wow! Great shaker card.

  18. Lisa Mosher says:

    Love your coloring, what a great shaker card!

  19. Miriam Prantner says:

    How beautiful! Your coloring is so pretty and I love the contents of your shaker.

  20. Mary-Anne V says:

    Such a pretty and elegant shaker!

  21. Laurie Black says:

    Beautiful shaker card!

  22. Maria Petkash says:

    So beautiful! Your coloring is awesome as usual and I love the idea of the poinsettia in the shaker. Thank you for sharing!

  23. Vivian C. says:

    Stunning shaker card, colored beautifully. The recipient is sure to be delighted.

  24. Carla Hundley says:

    Oh this looks incredible!
    Love the whole design.
    Carla from Utah

  25. Marisela Delgado says:

    So beautiful! I love it! ????

  26. Carol Wortman says:

    ???????????? On the 11th day of Christmas, Ms. Kelly made for Meeeee, a farmhouse shaker frosted for beautyyyyyyy ????????????. This is a beautiful shaker snowglobe… the recipient will be more than delighted! Thanks for the frosting tip. Merry Christmas ????????????????♥️

  27. Arianna Barbara says:

    Wow!!! What amazing card!!! All the details are really beautiful!!!

  28. Dianne says:

    This is just beautiful! The shaker element adds another twist.

  29. Lori Lehnen says:

    Gorgeous card!
    I love the coloring on the Poinsettias.
    Thanks for sharing.

  30. Isabel Z says:

    This is a little work of art!

  31. Kelsey Thomas says:

    This is amazing! 🙂 I always love Kelly’s cards!

  32. Ann Ito says:

    Gorgeous, such beautiful coloring! Love snow globes and shaker cards!

  33. Debbie says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! As always, Kelly does beautiful work.

  34. Mary Butler says:

    Beautiful card, reminds me of a stain glass window.

  35. Meghan Kennihan says:

    Your coloring is OUTSTANDING! Just beautiful!

  36. Karyn Siemering says:

    Such a pretty shaker!

  37. Cori T says:

    Gorgeous shaker card!

  38. Anushree Vaish says:

    This is just so pretty !! LOve that stained glass look!!

  39. Susan B says:

    This is sooooo pretty! Great job!

  40. Ammie says:

    This shiny shaker is so festive and beautiful.

  41. Andrea says:

    A wonderful gift in itself.

  42. Chris S. says:

    Beautiful shaker card. I love the use of the pine cones and the bow. They make it look very festive.

  43. Jessica Yoder-Jones says:

    Beautiful card! Very classic

  44. Kerry D says:

    Wow, really beautiful!

  45. Iris Esther López says:

    What a beautiful shaker card. The flowers are lovely.

  46. Stacy V says:

    Gorgeous card!!! Watching Kelly Taylor you tube videos is how I learned to Copic color. She makes amazing projects 🙂

  47. Dawn Cooksley says:

    Love your card…soooo gorgeous…

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