Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Birthday Shake-Up

Rachel, one of my SBS sisters, posted a challenge to make a birthday card with "not your typical" birthday colors. I chose this palette of brown, blue and orange. I originally was thinking of sending this to a girlfriend of mine, but what GUY wouldn't like a hot blonde Bella delivering a birthday present?? So consider it a masculine birthday card, too!Bella is colored with Prismacolor pencils, and I added stripes to her party hat. I also added dots to the package. The sentiments are stamped with ColorBox Chalk ink in Tangerine. The ribbon is Ribbons and Bows Oh My! The 'Happy Birthday' is stamped on tiny tags from the Cuttlebug dies, attached with brads from Making Memories. The dotted DP is Die Cuts With a View. I recycled the acetate from a stamp set's packaging to make the window.

The whole card was actually inspired by this tube of beads I have from Queen & Co. They have been stashed away in my drawer and I have wanted to use them. But how? AHA, shaker card! It's my first Shaker, and I do like it. I hope you do too.
Thanks for looking!

5 comments:

Annapurna said...

Beautiful! There is a shaker card challenge for blog candy somewhere. You might want to look into adding it there. If I find the link I will send it to you.

Rachel said...

I love it! The colors are great. And you are so right... I know more than a few guys who would like a hot Bella delivering a package. Great job, and thanks for participating!

Heather said...

Nice shaker card- I love the beads.

Elisabeth said...

You did an awesome job!!

jami said...

Love it!! Very cute card.