• Handmade

    Shaking it up with sequins and tulle

    As Natasha of The Artisan Life points out in The Joy of Snail Mail & Decorated Envelopes DIYS, there’s something special about receiving snail mail. It was with this thought in mind, and the prospect of Mother’s Day around the corner, that I decided to make a card for my mother-in-law. She loves flowers, so I knew that whatever I created, it would incorporate one. I also wanted to experiment with a new technique, so I turned to my favorite card crafter, Jennifer McGuire. This past week she released a video tutorial, Tulle Shaker Cards, about how to create shaker cards using tulle. Your usual shaker card sandwiches sequins and beads…