Liquid Gel Shaker Card feat. SBC December Cut File

Nov 5, 2019Christmas & Winter Holiday Cards3 comments

Liquid Gel Shaker Card feat. SBC December Cut File

Nov 5, 2019Christmas & Winter Holiday Cards3 comments

Can you see outside the box?

I have to admit – looking at the latest Scrapbook.com cut file – “December”, I was stuck trying to figure out how I would use the file in a way that was new and creative. There isn’t a “card” design included, per se. But, there are pocket card designs that would work… Of course, you have to see “outside the box” – and by that, I mean, you have to remove the included rectangle cut line so you can just use the actual design to create the image you want!

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It’s not that hard!

That’s the great news. It’s not hard to remove that cut line. Once you have the file in your cutting software, you should be able to break apart the design (either un-group it, or remove the compound path) so all of the elements become separate. Then, select the border and delete it. Afterwards, I just select everything and re-group it so it will scale and move together.

If you prefer to actually see that process, check out this video where I showed you how to do it on the Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software.


Snow Gently Falling – in Gel!

After I decided on the pocket card design, I knew I wanted to make a shaker card. But, not just any shaker card – a LIQUID/GEL shaker card! I saw some tutorials on it a few months back, and it’s been on my mental to-do list ever since. This was the perfect project to showcase the technique with all of those big, open spaces! The mirror card in the background just brought the whole idea to a new level.

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I seriously LOVE this card (It’s a Top 10 for sure!), and the great news is that it’s not hard to make! Of course, I did up a video for you to share all the details so you can add this technique to your Toolbox too! Enjoy!

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December card designed for Scrapbook.com Features the December cut file set (scrapbook.com). For details and a video, click through to the blog. #pmretreat #scrapbookcom #shakercard #liquidshakercard #cutfile #carddesign #cardmaking #greetingcard #cards