Category Archives: Queen & Co.

love you more (Queen & Co. Heart Throb Kit)

Hello crafty friends! Today I’m sharing a double shaker card using the new Heart Throb Kit from Queen & Co.  I thought it would be fun to create a love themed card with a common shaker area containing a mix of the two different topping colors.

Michele Boyer - Queen & Co.

I simply nipped away the overlapping portion of the second foam heart frame, ensuring that the two pieces aligned tightly once adhered so none of those adorable toppings could escape.


Within the mix, I also added a few diamonds and some clear/white heart sequins (also from the kit). On the Queen & Co. blog today you can find a bit more detailed instruction as to how I assembled the shaker elements.

Thanks so much for visiting today! ♥

1amichele siggy

Super Quick and Easy Birthday Shaker Cards (Queen & Co.)

Hello everyone! I’m excited to be sharing two shaker cards using  new Foam Front Kits from Queen & Co. These cards are so quick and so easy. (I ♥ them.)

Today I’ve used the new Candles Card Kit (2 Pack). Also available is a Candles Foam Front Die but I didn’t use that today. Maybe soon!

Michele Boyer - Queen & Co.

Basic kit instructions:

  • Adhere pre-cut foam to card base.
  • Fill with toppings.
  • Cover with transparency.
  • Adhere pre-cut card stock cover.

Michele Boyer - Queen & Co.

I filled the openings with Pastel Diamonds, Posies and Donuts, adhered the transparency sheet then added a simple orange mat. To do so, I cut the patterned paper to size (5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″) and trimmed away the inside to reveal the candles. I’m saving that piece for another project.

Once the mat was adhered using Scrap Happy Sheer Glue, I added the pre-cut candle card stock cover atop. SO easy! The sentiment is from Taylored Expressions’ Far Out stamp set. The words were cut to simple tag shapes and adhered, with a Rivet to each left side.

My next card is a bit more sparkly and girly.


I filled all openings with Sequin Sprinkles and super sparkly Pastel Diamonds.


The sentiment was stamped from Paper Smooches’ Birthday Sampler, ends cut to flag shapes and topped with a flower.

Before playing with Queen & Co. kits, I was somewhat intimidated by shaker cards. But they make it SO easy! And SO much fun! I hope you’ll give it a try!  :)

Thanks for visiting today!

1amichele siggy

Thanks (Queen & Co. Heart Throb Kit)

Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing my first card as a new Queen & Co. design team member. I cannot express how honored I am to be a part of this talented team. (Seriously.)

My card today uses the new Heart Throb kit. I did not have much experience at all with creating shaker cards until I began using this kit. Queen & Co. makes the process so incredibly easy. And the contents of the kit? So. Much. Fun.

Thanks-Shaker-500 Feb 12

Here is everything that is included:

Heart Throb Kit

The kit is currently $5 off AND free shipping! I am so addicted to the paper pad. (And just FYI, you can buy an extra paper pad here as well as foam/acetate refill pieces here. How nice is that?)

Thanks-Shaker-CU-500 Feb 12

How about those tiny toppings (shaker pieces)? Oh my gosh, SO cute! There are also tiny diamonds. Who doesn’t like diamonds?  They’re so sparkly!  I am a forever fan of this kit. ♥ You can be assured you will see more from me. I adore it!

Thanks so much for visiting!

1amichele siggy

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