The beads in this hidden shaker are behind my image. Instead of seeing the beads rolling around like a snowglobe in a traditional shaker which always looks oh-so-pretty, I just needed a sound effect for my shakin' snake tail LOL! Assembled like a regular shaker without the acetate, just make a small square outline of dimensionals or foam tape on the back of your focal point, pour in your beads, and then adhere to a another piece of CS. Since you can't see the beads in this one, they need not be your pretty (pricey) micro or colored beads, just whatever makes a noise, dry rice would work well to if the grains are small!
I incorporated two of this weeks SCS challenges (sketch and color) for this card. I'd been meaning to use two of my folders to represent the different snakeskins and I thought this layout would be a fun way to do some color blocking, just run your CS through your CB with the Mesh and Tiny Bubbles folders and then punch with your 1" or 1 1/4" sqaure punch and mount them on dimensionals. I stamped the snakes twice and then cut out a pair and popped them up on dimensionals on top of the first, so you'd see the litle shakey lines around the tail. The image is colored with ink pads and my Aquapainter. (I mixed my Old Olive and Garden Green ink together to match my Wild Wasabi CS since I don't have the matching ink.) Their bodies are covered with my Clear Spica. The little self-adhesive rhinstones included a color that were a terrific match for the Taken with Teal CS, I was so excited to see that! I used Classic and Scalloped Square Nestabiliites to create the mat.
I may print out a little "Shake it, Baby!" or other greeting to add to the front later to give the recipient a "heads up" directive, but that wasn't on the sketch. ;)
Some other fun images I think of using/needing a little shake sound effect added would be with a rain or sprinkler image, maybe with a grill for some "sizzling" burgers etc!
Have a great day, "Go shake it!!" (anybody watching "Shear Genius"?)
* So what do YOU think of these little snakes in a hug-lock? (I drew their necks into a little heart, to make them less creepy if you're not into snakes!) I also added a little "sss" sssstamp sssso you can give any of the front or back of your greetingssss a little hisssss!(kisssss?) You'll also notice when you are putting your stamps on your acrylic block you can change the new greeting "hugs and kisses" to "hugs and hisses" ("for the Mr. and Mrs!" hee! I made a rhyme!) Enjoy using this new little reptile stamp with your green (or other colored) Gina K Zoo brads! too! (oh yeah, I totally planned that, just for you) ;)