Thursday, August 31, 2017

Chibitronics and Studio Katia Collaboration

Hello! Two great companies are joining forces today to bring you several fun projects ... Chibitronics and Studio Katia! I've been anxious to share this card for quite awhile, as it's a big first for me ... my first light-up shaker card! Let's take a look ...


To start, I stamped the balloons from Kobi the Birthday Bear and the sentiment from Happy on the card base. For the shaker part I cut out a window from Dotted Patterns 1 on another piece of paper, and then traced along the inside of that shape on my card base so I knew what part of the background will be visible. I also traced around the bear head and cake so I knew where I could hide the battery and lights. This is where I put my battery holder.

Here's a peek at the guts of the card. Copper tape runs from the battery holder to two lights which will be behind the bear head. You'll also notice that I cut a section of the foam window away to make room for the battery.

Then it's a matter of pouring the shaker mix in (which came from Lev's Creations, Katia's adorable little son who makes a custom mix for you!) The green brush strokes are from Brush Stroke Stripes.

The accessories that come with Kobi are really fun to add to your card, and in this case, helped to hide the battery even better. Love the numbered candles for his cake!

Here's a shot at all the supplies, except the brush stroke stripes. The lights are of course from Chibitronics. Shall we see him in action? 

Once you press on the sentiment,

Kobi lights up! The best thing about this is that all the shaker mix elements sparkle and shine like crazy, since the light hits all the facets in the sequins.

Here's a short video showing the shaker card and the light up feature:

To see more great projects from these two companies, head over to the Chibitronics blog. Not only that, but you can comment to win a prize pack including a Starter Kit from Chibitronics and a $50CAD store credit to Studio Katia!

Thanks so much for looking!


  1. Delightful shaker card! Love that adorable bear and the contour of the cut out window! Pretty coloring too!

  2. Love your fabulous
    shaker! Lovely coloring
    and great design.
    Carla from Utah

  3. This is so cute and fun with the light up feature.

  4. Yay, a gorgeous shaker! And this one is soooo cute! Love how
    Kobi and the candle light up. Very sweet.

  5. Your card is so cute. That is going to make some six year old very happy.

  6. How CUTE!! This is such a happy card and what a fun design!

  7. Just too darn this sweet card.

  8. So fun! Love the bear peeking out of there!


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