Friday, November 20, 2009

Impression Obsession Shaker Card Challenge

The current challenge over at the Impression Obsession blog is to make a shaker card. They have these really cool Shake It Pouches that make it so easy.  They come in a great assortment of sizes and shapes and can be purchased at the IO store.  For my card I used the large circle Shake It  Pouch.

I began by stamping K7017 Cardinals onto Cryogen paper with Memento black ink.  Copics used:
Cardinal - R22, R27, R59
Beak - E95
Branch - E42, E43

I airbrushed BG11 into the sky, it closely matches the DP, the scan just does not show it well.  Oh, and the best part, these pouches co-ordinate with the Nestabilities dies so it was a very simple matter to cut the opening in the paper as well as the red border.  I used Diamond Dust Twinklets for the snow inside of the shaker, very sparkly! 

The DP is from the Basic Grey Fruitcake collection.  Finished size is 6" square.  For more inspiration, be sure to check out Impression Obsession's design team creations.  You can find links to them on the IO blog.


Shirley said...

Totally gorgeous, Sandy. I am posting it as I write this post to you. What a really beautiful and creative card! Thanks for playing, lady!

Carol said...

Sandy GORGEOUS job! Really like how you colored those cardinals with the shading; they came out looking so good! :) nice job!

Anonymous said...

Very beautiful and love the paper also. Edna B.

Marcia said...

love, Love, LOVE the coloring on the cardinals. Fantastic job! Did you use glitter for the "shakes"?

Bonnie Brown said...

What a beautiful card! Cardinal are so beautiful against a winter day! You have created a gorgeous card featuring them! Love the snowflake and evergreens.

Viv said...

Oh Sandy this is just beautiful!!
I love hoe you've showcased them in that bubble.
Viv xx

Jenny Gropp said...

hmmmm. pinky, these are the strangest looking fish I have ever seen.
Great winter card -- those cardinals are beautiful! I have to say those little shakers are a dream -- make it so easy!!!

SandyK said...

Lovely! Cardinals are a favorite of mine.

Justine said...

Beautiful. I am so happy to know that I can get the shaker things somewhere besides Stampin' Up.