Whether it’s designing decorations for my grandma’s 90th birthday party, creating tags for my cousin’s Dog Rescue Christmas Tree, my Kids’ 12 Days of Christmas Teacher Gifts or my Charity’s “Breakfast with Santa,” I keep busy crafting. I don’t lament not being able to create designs in my “unique” style because I love a challenge, I like variety, and I like being able to provide these amazing gifts for all the people around me who need it. Plus, I don’t think my “Rustic Chic” style translates to a Lego party.
My blog recounts the daily joys of the "crafting mom" and how Stampin’ Up! enriches my life to solve the creative dilemmas placed on me (and all us crafty gals). Of course I create projects for my stamp clubs and customers, but most of my blog posts are about what to do when real life collides with my crafting life.
3. Why do you create what you do?
And today's project is no different. If you’re within 20 miles of a six-year-old boy (or turn on the TV—even by mistake) any morning, you will know what Lego Chima is. If you don’t, just stop reading now. Please, stop reading and save yourself the trouble of learning about the Lions (“good guys”) and the Crocs (“bad guys”—except that Cragger is now a “good guy” gone bad who we really should sympathize with).
I used lots of punches for him (the list is below). I colored the rhinestone with the lightest of my Daffodil Delight Blendabilites (TIP: You know that you can use our alcohol-based Blendabilities to color things like Rhinestones, right?!)
The cardstock colors are Whisper White (nose/eyes), Very Vanilla (face), Soft Suede (headdress), Cherry Cobbler (hair), Pacific Point (Chi chain), Soft Sky (Chi center), Night of Navy (cape) and Gold Foil (crown and Chi medallion). Here are the other supplies: