Quick Technique | Twinkle All The Way Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders using Fa La La Die

Quick Technique | Twinkle All The Way Card with Fa La La Die

Hello friends and welcome back for another episode from our brand new Quick Technique series!

Quick Technique is all about sharing simple projects using our products and showcasing fun and fresh techniques! We hope you’ll love this new installment on our blog and will give some (or possibly all?) of these techniques a try!

Today we are sharing a card created using S4-828 Fa La La dies from the Joyous Celebrations collection from Sharyn Sowell (you can find more inspiration using dies from Sharyn here)!

Quick Technique | Twinkle All The Way Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders using Fa La La Die

Project created by Yana Smakula

Quick Technique – Shaker!

Cut white cardstock panel 4 ½” x 6”. Die-cut circle in the panel. Adhere clear acetate from the back of the panel to create a screen for the die cut window. Die-cut Fa La La out of white glitter paper. Adhere from the back of the white panel inside the circle opening. Use foam adhesive to create shaker walls. Add Diamond Dust to create snow inside the shaker. Blend Peacock Feathers and Tumbled Glass Distress inks onto white cardstock panel. Use panel to close the shaker.

Quick Technique | Twinkle All The Way Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders using Fa La La Die

Instructions:

Looking for a full set of instructions to create this card? See below!

  • Create 5” x 6 ½” card base.
  • Cut blue cardstock panel to 4 ⅝  x 6 ⅛”.
  • Cut white cardstock panel 4 ½” x 6”. Die-cut circle in the panel. Adhere clear acetate from the back of the panel to create a screen for the die cut window. Add strips of patterned and glitter paper on the front at the bottom of the panel. Tie twine into a bow.
  • Die-cut Fa La La out of white glitter paper. Adhere from the back of the white panel inside the circle opening.
  • Use foam adhesive to create shaker walls. Add Diamond Dust to create snow inside the shaker.
  • Blend Peacock Feathers and Tumbled Glass Distress inks onto white cardstock panel. Use panel to close the shaker.
  • Adhere shaker panel onto blue panel. Adhere onto the card base.
  • White heat emboss a sentiment onto red cardstock panel. Trim one end into a V-shape. Foam mount onto the card.
  • Embellish card using pre-cut self adhesive stars.

Quick Technique | Twinkle All The Way Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders using Fa La La Die

Spellbinders supplies:

Other Supplies:

White Cardstock (Neenah Solar White 80 LB); Colored Cardstock (My Colors Cardstock – Scarlet; Simon Says Stamp – Surf Blue); Patterned Paper (Pinkfresh Studio – Christmas Wishes); White Glitter Paper; Clear Acetate; Foam Adhesive; Tape Runner; Distress Inks (Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers); Clear Stamp (Mama Elephant – Merry Greetings); Clear Embossing Ink; White Embossing Powder; Heat Gun; Doodlebug Red and White Twine; FloraCraft Diamond Dust; Ink Blending Tool; Water Mister.

Quick Technique | Twinkle All The Way Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders using Fa La La Die Quick Technique | Twinkle All The Way Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders using Fa La La Die

Have you ever tried this technique? Will you give it a try? Let us know in the comments below! And have fun die-cutting!

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3 Comments

  1. Love this awesome shaker card! Simple but festive! TFS!

  2. Great technique, thanks !

  3. I’m a big fan of shaker cards and this one is beautifully done with the glitter paper, the blue blended background, and the diamond dust. Of course what makes the card is the wonderful falala die cut silhouette. It’s perfect!! This die is on my wishlist. I love it!!

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