Monday, June 16, 2014

Are you ready to Make a Snowman?

Are you ready to make a Snowman? I really had a great time making this project. It turned out so adorably cute and worth all the effort put into it.  Of course, I LOVE the Frozen movie and had to make this cute project for a special little girl.  I know she will cherish and enjoy it for many years to come.  This is the 6" x 6" x 1/2" envelope (adjusted from a 6" x 6" x 1/4" SVG cut file). Some large and small punched snowflakes are randomly placed. Additional specific details on what was used to make this project is listed at the end of this post.
A closer look at the words:  Stardust Stickles added around the white section. The word was plucked from the label below - make a shadow using your computer, then cut it our using the Silhouette and this is what you get! So flexible to do this and cool, eh?
 Envelope back: embellished with punched snowflakes
Remove the "card" - this is the card front tripled matted with the envelope color (2 shades of co-ordinating blue and white): randomly punched snowflakes in front and of course a tree, too.
Here's a closer look at the front - you can see the Stardust Stickles around the mat.
Star Dust Stickles added to the top edge of the card can be seen clearly here. LOVE this look.
 Here's the panoramic view of the storybook card extended (23" long):
Sven: Cute, eh?  Collect some shades of brown to make this cut image.  Ink the edges lightly with brown ink. 
Kristoff: He is so adorable - love his outfit and hair - both are lightly sponged on the edges with brown ink.
Anna: I love Anna and her outfit.  Her hair is also perfect. I made it all the same color - just inked the edges lightly with brown ink for it to show a bit more.
Arendelle: the perfect setting with snow and trees in the back (all are on magnets so they can be re-arranged).  The castle is shades of brown with some rust accents. All the trees in this card are embossed using the Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder. Of course, the pieces are lightly sponged edges with some brown ink.  Randomly position some punched snowflakes to complete the scene.
 Stardust Stickles added to the lightly blue inked edge snow areas:
Elsa: Her hair: hmmm.....Vanilla and White ended up to be the perfect combination for her look.  She turned out pretty cute!
Olaf: Isn't he cute?  Because his hair and arms are fragile, he is glued on to a piece of clear acetate, then trimmed.  I did end up not using the eye and eyebrow from the cut file because they were just too tiny - a black pen and white gel pen was used having this option.
Here's the theme: it is adhered (no magnet used here).  Stardust Stickles added to the letters.  randomly placed punches snowflakes.
Overhead view:
 Outside side panels are also embellished with punched snowflakes and a snowy tree.
Card inside: The larger snow on the ground was enlarged using the cut file (so easy - just stretch it).  Then it is sponged with some light blue ink on the edges, add some Stardust Stickles around those edges. A hand written message here or a nice photo.
 Card Back: the tree and some punched randomly placed snowflakes.
And, here's the gang out of the card:
See all the magnets......ugly but it works! And, thank goodness they are hidden when the images are on top.
Magnetic strips are used here to close the envelope:
SVG Cut files used:
Lettering Delights Ice Princess Cut It Set and Ice Princess Party Cut It Set found here.
Olaf is from PPBN Designs SVG cut file called Happy Magic Snowman found here
Sven is from Treasure Box Designs SVG cut file called Let It Go found here
Envelope was made using the SVG cut file from My Scrap Chick Mary Engelbreit found here.

Paper: Card base and envelope cut using Core-dinations Canvas Texture Oceanic, Bazzil textured Lt. Blue, Recollections White and Kraft..........balance colors used are scraps from various Recollections color packs.

Ink: Brown and Lt. Blue - any brand will be OK

Star Dust Stickles
Magnetic 3/4" tape by XyronEK Success Snowflake (really old) punch
Recollections Snowflake punch - one of those inexpensive bin punches.
Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder

Finished image sizes:
Sven: 4-1/4" x 2-3/4
Kristoff: 3" x 4", tree: 4-1/4" x 2"
Anna: 2-1/2" x 4"
Castle/trees: oops, forgot to take the other measurements.......
Elsa: 2-5/8" x 4"
Olaf: 2-1/2" x 3-1/2" , tree: 1-3/4" x 4-1/4"
Let it Go: 2-3/4" x 3-3/4"
Cover Tree: 2-5/8" x 5-1/4"
Cover Sign: 4-1/2" x 3"
Card Back tree: 2-1/2" x 4"


eunice said...

OMG,gurl...this project is nothing short of FABULOUS! First I was oohing and ahhing at all the intricately cut Frozen characters and when I realized you had created them to be MAGNETS, I nearly fell off my chair! What a FUN and SPECIAL gift for that LUCKY little girl! Such a COOL ROCK!!!

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Leanne said...

Wow!! That is awemazing!! And you turned them in to magnets? Swoon!! Someone is going to be super super happy!!
Awesome creation!!

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