Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Shy Bear in a Shaker

Of leaving Thailand, one of the things I miss a lot is the ocean. Living here in Kansas, the closest beach is probably at least a good 12 hours drive from home. So, I made this card to fill the void and the yearning for the ocean inside me, you might say.

This card features an easy shaker the kind I like to make. No messing around with foam-cored board or foam tape and frame. I just used one cello bag large enough for the image and filled it with the theme of the card. The Shy Bear image is from I Brake for Stamps. Stamped with Memento - Tuxedo Black ink on Neenah paper and coloured in with Copic pens.


A close-up for you to see I put in my shaker the sand and the sea :) I coloured my star fishies with sharpies to keep the bold and bright theme for the card. Told ya, I am so ready for the cold to be over!


Until next time, may mojo live happily in your heart, and may passion bloom in your soul. Be well!

6 comments:

Natalie said...

Manna this is gorgeous, I love the image and starfishes. I received my birthday card and goodies this morning, thank you so much.

Natalie x

Anonymous said...

I love it!! I may have to try something like it! Thanks for sharing.
Faye

Alex said...

This is too adorable Manna - love the colors and that sweet little image! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

LuLu said...

Love this card . . it is brilliant. So bright and you can feel the sunshine from all the way over here in the UK !

Maureen said...

You come on over and I'll take ya to the Jersey shore...
((()))reen

gina said...

oh this is gorgeous Manna, lovely and bright, great colours too
Gina xxx

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