Ballerina Shaker Card
by Jeanne Jachna

I hope you're having a beautiful day!  I sure hope you love pink because if you do you're going to love my card today!    Every time I see a ballerina I have to think of my daughter taking dance classes when she was about 5.  Things didn't work out so well for my little girl who was more concerned with the stickers they put on the floor to let the girls know where to stand than learning Plie and Jete, but boy did she ever look cute all in pink, head to toe, tutu and satin slippers! 
I thought the FLORAL DANCE COLLAGE would make a fun shaker!  To spice things up a bit I added some layers of pink ombre under the shaker.
I cut panels in three shades of pink with the PRETTY STITCHES border set.   The different shaped openings and fancy stitched detail adds a touch of elegance to the design.
The two darker shades of pink are adhered directly to the card base while only the top (lightest layer) is adhered with adhesive foam tape.  This creates a pocket to fill with seed beads and sequins! You can see the dimension here.
A die cut makes the perfect simple sentiment.  This FANCY CELEBRATE die fits inside the FLORAL DANCER COLLAGE opening perfectly! 
I love a shaker card!  Something about it just fascinates me!  OK .. so I'm easily amused!  HAHA!  The finishing touch on this one is a few BUTTERFLY SPRINKLES!  They're dancing along with this ballerina.
Have a great day!  I hope you find some time to make something beautiful! 
Jeanne Floral Signature copy

Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"



It so pretty !

What a lovely card - and shakers are such fun at that - nice job on this beauty - thanks for sharing!

I love that shade of pink and this is a cute shaker. I loved the story about your little girl in dance class! Sounds like my young son in the outfield throwing his hat in the air and kicking up the dirt with no idea where the ball was!

What a beautiful shaker card. Lovely job. The colors and die selection is spot on.

Hi Jeanne, This shaker card is stunning, the Floral Dancer Collage is one of my most favourite dies at the moment, and Shaker cards are my absolute favourite cards to make, the colours on this card are so pretty. A stunning card !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Such a magical card Jeanne, love your sweet ballerina and all that confetti!

This is magnificent Jeanne! The sparkling sequins and butterflies dancing about with the ballerina are so pretty. And I love the fancy borders you added!!

Breathtaking and lovely! The shaker makes it even more magical. Love all that pink!

Sublime !!

Whoa! What a knockout of a shaker! And what a sweet story of your daughter's ballet days! Jeanne, your trim dies in shades of pinks are gorgeous! Love how you used this die!

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