Sunday, March 27, 2011

A quick project so you know I am still alive

I haven't forgotten my blog and I haven't even been neglecting my craft room, I just have been too lazy to write up some blog posts. This is a quick project that my daughter and I created last week for a school project. She was assigned the role of snake in the school's word parade so after vetoing my idea of a butt rattle this is what we came up with!

The details:
The visor was just a plain white craft foam visor that I stamped with Versamark ink and heat embossed. The stamp is an animal print one that I picked up on clearance but it worked for looking scaly. The jury is out as to what kind of chemicals I released when heat embossing foam - but hey it worked! We added some large googly eyes and a paper tongue.


The t-shirt has a snake from Paper Doll Dress Up and is cut at 5 inches Real Dial Size. We used Heat Transfer Vinyl, and I didn't take a picture of the back but we did the "rear view" of the snake on the back of the t-shirt (thanks to the hide contour feature). The colors of both the t-shirt and vinyl were not my decision, and I did have help with the ironing as well.

Overall she was very pleased with the outcome (even if she wasn't so thrilled to be a snake in the first place) she had a great time running around and hissing like a snake - the bonus was getting to scare grandma! 
I shall, as always, endeavor to be more on top of things and get posting!

7 comments:

  1. SSSSSSSSssssssssuper job gals!!! Love the visor technique.
    Lorraine

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  2. OK - a butt rattle sounds cute to me too, but not if I had to wear it I guess.

    I love how the heat embossing made the visor look scaly. Pretty cool!

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  3. I just became your 50th follower!

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  4. Love this idea though the butt rattle sounded more intriguing and appealing :) TFS

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  5. I love that you did this with your DD! Turned out great!!!!

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  6. Awesome project. (I like the butt rattle idea too though, LOL)If my boys were still little I'd have to try this out. Very fun.

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  7. Thanks so much ladies! Maybe some day I will be able to talk my second girl into the butt rattle!

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