Hey friends! Tazhiana here with a fun project you can create using the new We R Memory Keepers Mold Press, available at JOANN Stores HERE. I instantly knew I wanted to create some sort of custom shaker element for my project so I made a duo of Halloween themed shaker tags that can be attached to a treat bag as well as a shaker card with a huge shaker dome so that you can fill it with candy before handing it off to the recipient.
To use the Mold Press, first you have to have the item you’re casting a mold of. I used some old Halloween chipboard that was in the shape of a ghost and a pumpkin as well as a circle mold designed for making your own Christmas ornaments. I followed the instructions directly on the package – plug the mold press in, allow it to heat up for ten minutes, wearing your heat resistant gloves, insert the plastic and let it heat up, turn on your vacuum and drop your plates! I actually didn’t require any trial and error, it is a super easy piece of tech to use and the possibilities are endless.
Once I had my molds, I used my die cut machine to cut out some tags as well as to cut out a circle from my card that would be big enough to fit my dome into. I trimmed the plastic down to give me a bit of a discrete edge and then cut my paper elements so that there was a window for my pumpkin and ghost to fit into.
Next, I filled my molds with sequins from my stash – pumkins, bats, and star, oh my! – and slid them into the windows I had cut into my tags. A simple scrap of cardstock cut into the same shape as my tag served as the backing element to keep all of my layers together and keep the shaker bits from falling out. I did the same process on my large shaker dome but if you were filling this with candy, you could attach the backing element with Velcro so that it was removeable and your recipient could access the treats inside!
A few embellishments from the Pebbles Spooky line as well as a strip of coordinating Halloween ribbon finished off these tags and the shaker dome card. I hope you enjoyed this process and it encouraged you to give the Mold Press a try!
Supplies: Mold Press