Sunday, 21 December 2014

Poor Man's Pac Man

Hello.  Welcome.  Jack had a birthday.  Happy Birthday Jack.  Jack really likes dinosaurs and I had an idea to make a shaker card.  I hope you like it Jack.  



I've used Paper Smooches Cuteasaurus set.   When I saw the pile of stones in their picture perfect challenge I thought the rocks in this set would be perfect.  Turns out you can have piles of dinosaurs as well!!   I stamped the different stamps on shrink plastic and coloured with pro-markers.  A whole load of very cute shrinkies.  I've used foam to space my shaker element.  



I stamped the leaves from the Cuteasaurus set onto a piece of Craftwork cards patterned paper.  Then I decided a straight shaker was a bit boring so I added some ramps and stuck some trees and rocks at the ends to keep it interesting.  



Then I filled it with dinos, sequins and a few beads.  OK, yeah, it's a bit busy and the dinos and rocks are all in piles.  I'm sure Jack will shake them into submission.  



I used a piece of handmade paper on the front of the shaker element.  I think this is made from banana leaves.  Good texture.  I added stamped leaves, rocks, bones and dinos.  This shows the difference between the stamp size and the shrunk size.  I added a hopefully humorous computer generated text.  I stamped the leaves on a piece of green paper and have used this behind the shaker and also cut parts of the leaves to disguise the ramps.  Hoping it's a hit.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
Paper Smooches Sparks - Picture Perfect Challenge
I Love Promarkers Challenge 250 - Anything Goes 
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Anything Goes 
Stampotique Designers Challenge 176 - Anything Goes

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz, and extra hugz for Jack. 


7 comments:

  1. What a fun take on a shaker card! Thanks for joining us at Paper Smooches SPARKS!

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  2. How cute is that??? Fabulous idea!

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  3. So super fun! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

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  4. THis is so clever and fun!! I'm sure jack is already loving it and playing with it too! I love the idea of having tilted tiers, adding to the fun of a routine shaker card! NJ!

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  5. Fab and fun dinosaur card! Brill ideas to make it different and it is bright and noisy lol:-) xxx

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  6. Haha great and funny idea!
    Thanks for joining us at the Stampotique Designers Challenge :)

    xx Arwen

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  7. What a great idea for a shaker card! Love it! Thanks for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at I Love ProMarkers. Hope to see you back for new challenges. Good luck, hugs from Lisbeth.

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