Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Christmas Vellum Shaker Card | Picket Fence Studios - "Slim Line Cut Flower Stencil"


Happy Wednesday!

This is the first time I've ever tried a vellum-front shaker card and I paired it with the "Slim Line Cut Flower Stencil". This beautiful half-poinsettia/half-snowflake-looking stencil pattern is so symmetrical and pretty! I ink blended the pattern with Distress Oxide Inks starting with "Mustard Seed/Mowed Lawn/Evergreen Bough" in the detailed center and worked out with "Candied Apple/Barn Door" for the leaf area. I thought these colors really brought out a poinsettia look in the stencil!

I applied a thin coat of "True Christmas Red" Paper Glitz to a piece (2.5" x 10") of red card stock with my off-set spatula, set it aside to dry for 15 minutes and then cut it using the "Slim Line Oversized Joy to the World Die".

I ink blended a panel measuring 3.75" x 8.75" with the Mowed Lawn/Evergreen Bough, die cut it with the largest scallop die from the PFS' Slim Line Die Cutting System - "Scallop Frames" and attached it to a slim line card base. I cut a 1/4" slimline frame (3.25" x 8.25") three times from heavy white card stock, glued the pieces together. and backed the frame with thin vellum. Thin strips of craft foam were added to the entire perimeter of the frame on the backside and I attached just the word "Joy" from the die cut on the bottom right corner. 

The stenciled panel was trimmed to the same size as the frame and attached to the inked panel card front. I piled the shaker pieces (from the Sequin Mix Plus - A Snowy Season) onto the middle of the front panel, removed the foam tape release paper from the frame and carefully pressed it into place on top. The rest of the sentiment, "to the world", was glued to the inside to finish up the card!


Thanks so much for stopping by today!


  1. Love this card! Looks great with the vellum. Thanks for sharing.

  2. The vellum panel enhances the gorgeous muted tones of your stencil,and the bright red sentiment pops off the page,a beautiful card

  3. Gorgeous slimline card Rachelle! Love the vellum design and the beautiful stenciled background!
    Hugs, Tammy

  4. So pretty! Loving the vellum for the shaker, such a wonderful idea!

  5. This is fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration. Love Dawn x

  6. Hmmm I have never used vellum on a shaker. This is stunning!!

  7. This is so pretty, and what a great idea to use vellum. It gives the image such a soft, appearance. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Little Red Wagon!