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Fri 01

Memory Box Challenge #8- Shake it up Baby! (Shaker Cards)

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It  is time to announce another Memory Box Challenge.  We  hope you will play along with the theme through the end of the month.  You will even  have the chance to win prizes!  Thank you so much to everyone who participated in last month's challenge.  I think people always enjoy seeing samples for holiday cards.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's "Season's Greetings " challenge is Donna from the Room in a Cupboard blog. She made decorative Christmas Crackers:



The lucky winner of the draw for the monthly prize is  Gail Scott from the I Like Paper blog.   Congratulations!

Please contact me at [email protected] to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize.  In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You can enter as many times as you like, and you are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.


I don't know about you, but I sure do love seeing the abundance of shaker cards that seem to be everywhere these days.  I have shaker cards for just about every occasion using just about every material imaginable to fill the "shaker" part of the card.   We would love to see your take on the challenge.   What do you use to fill your shakers?  Glitter?  Sequins?  Prills? Sand?  Flower Soft?  There are so many possibilities! 

Here are a few card ideas to help get you started:


by Jenny Griffiths



by Penny Ward



by Shelby Thomas

Ready to create your own "shake it up" project?  Link your finished work below.  You have until the end of the day (EST) on Saturday, January 30th to enter.  One project will be chosen at random to win the following prizes:




Thrilled to have won the coveted Memory Box badge.
Thank you :)
I've sent a seperate email requesting details of how to get it for my blog. I shall wear it with pride :)
Happy New Year to you all. X

Congratulations to Donna for the Christmas Cracker and thank you random.org and Memory Box for selecting me as the winner - doing the Happy Dance this 1st of January - sending an email after this posting.

I am so excited to see Shaker cards as the challenge - I have been wanting to create more of these and now I am inspired to do just that - the DT has some good makes - have a Happy New Year!

Congrats to the winners. You go Gail! Happy New Year Gail!
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Sent an email on January 1st to claim prize for the win - did not post that I did that here - so doing so today - please check your spam folder as sometimes my email travel there - thank you.

Beautiful DT creations and so inspiring BUT with the same couple of people entering over so many creations what chance does one have with only one or two entries???

This is listed on this challenge blog

You can enter as many times as you like, and you are welcome to link your design to other challenges.

Hope that this is not taken wrong by anyone but that has happened in the past where a comment I made was misunderstood. Have a nice day.

"Sunshine HoneyBee"

You have been doing this for years, that's why it's totally unfair regardless what the listing says....it's like a challenge between you and Gail on your own...not fair to other contestants and a reason why many others won't enter due to the 'greediness' of some.

Wow! It's not a challenge by any means between me & the other person you mention. Could bee nasty but that is not me so I emailed Ann privately and figured I would indicate here that I'll back off from this challenge and enter elsewhere and wished her best of luck in winning.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

All good...x

Apology accepted. I would rather win the blog badge since that is chosen and not the prize since that is random. Ann we can bee friends.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

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