Altenew Educators’ “Secret Card Recipe” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

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Welcome to today’s blog for Altenew blog hop named Secret Card Recipe.

You are probably coming from the blog of very talented crafter Irene Mejia, if not, you can find her blog here.

My secret or not-so-secret card recipe is a shaker card. Usually, when I have no idea what to do I make a shaker card. These moving sequins inside are always very interesting elements.

For more interest in this card, I used a Mandala die and cut it out of white paper.

All those small parts which have to be punched out my grandma did. She is 80 years old and on a good way to dementia. She cannot do as much stuff as she was when she was young, but she still wants to feel useful. Punching these parts out gives her that feeling and also calms her mind. 

I also cut out a white frame to glue on the mandala, on the bottom I glue foil and foam for dimension. Inside I use gold and white sequins. Then I add some roses from the stamp set called Cartoon Rose, a few leaves, and a stripe saying hello. And the card was finished.

$130 in total prizes! Altenew is giving away a $20 gift certificate to 3 lucky winners and a $15 gift certificate to 4 winners! To win, please comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 10/30/2022. 
There’s MORE! Join our party! We have included an Inlinkz at the Altenew blog for you to enter your beautiful, Altenew “Secret Card Recipe” creations. 
We will pick one of our favorite handmade creations from those who joined the linky party, and they will receive a $10 Altenew gift certificate!
Altenew will draw 5 random winners from the comments left on each blog hop stop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 10/31/2022.

Don’t forget to you on the next stop and leave a comment there too. This is the blog from our lovely Virginia Lu.

Thank you for the visit and see you soon!

Hop list:

Altenew Card Blog

Laurie Patterson

Irene Mejia

Roteja Galvan

Virginia Lu

Pam Boedeker

Neha Aggarwal

Nancy Souza

Helen Kalb

Rachael Shedeed

Rosie Neustaedter

Nicki Baxley

Joylita D’Souza

Lana Taber

Bridget Casey

Nandini Karmarkar

Teri Duncan

Eva Bussom

April Leithner

Amy Hill

Jennifer Leonard

Annemarie Caister

Natasha Davies

Anna Patricia Mahtani

Fiona Duff

Categories: Altenew's blog hops | Razno-razne voščilnice

22 thoughts on “Altenew Educators’ “Secret Card Recipe” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway”

  1. Oh Roteja, you are so talented! I love the shaker bits that you come up with. And what better that they were punched out by your Grandma! That is so precious! Your card is absolutely gorgeous!

  2. Roteja,
    This is wonderful! I love the mandala background and a shaker behind it. What I great idea. Thank you for sharing!

  3. I’d like to try making a shaker card. Thank you for the idea 🙂 This is really pretty and interesting.

  4. Shakers are fun to make and it is a great “something extra” for a handmade card. You never see a store bought shaker!

  5. What a lovely card created by you and your grandmother…and I love that the shaker is actually behind the stunning flowers so that they can really shine. Keep making beautiful memories like these. They are precious.

  6. Hi. First off, what a wonderful way to spend time with your Grandma! Thank you for finding a way to bring her joy. (It is a hard battle, I know.)

    I love what you did with this card! How creative to use the mandala die with your shaker window! It adds so much interest to it!

    Thank you for sharing your tips!

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