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Monday, June 23, 2014

Stampin' Up! Australia - Everything is Awesome Lego Card




Hi!

EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!!! Hands up if you've heard that phrase a million times this year and your kids (and yourself for that matter) are obsessed with Lego!?

I was a complete Lego fanatic when I was little....I loved it!....so once I had little ones of my own I couldn't wait to get new sets and create fun things with them.  

I took my son to The Lego Movie and he absolutely loved it.....it made him realise that you don't HAVE to make the kits exactly to the instructions...in fact, you can make anything you like....he has been making really cool things and letting his imagination run wild....I really am so proud of him. :)


Anyway....the card....when I saw the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches, I saw a bunch of Lego blocks ....but that is probably symptomatic of my geekish tendencies right?? 

I punched out 121 little circles and glued them to the rectangle and square shapes.
 
Yep - 121 punched circles!

I used the middle sized circle from the owl punch as it was the perfect size to fit my shapes. 

Here are some measurements in case you want to have a go:
The card base is 13x13 cm square.
Black base is 12.5 x 12.5 cm 
Red squares are 2 x 2 cm
Rectangles are 2 cm x 7.5 cm
Green Square is 7.5 x 7.5 cm 
Circles are from the Owl Builder Punch (the middle size circle) 

The sentiment was made using my funky & retro Dymo label maker (which incidentally was referenced in the closing credits of The Lego Movie.....yep - told ya I was a geek!). 

Hope you like my card! :)

Cheers
Alison xx

Materials used:
Stamps - none
Ink - none
Cardstock - Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight, Gumball Green
Accessories & Tools - Dymo label maker & black tape, Owl Builder Punch, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin' Trimmer




3 comments:

  1. 121 circles? Now that is dedicated and they all look so perfectly straight! This is a fabulous card and I particularly love the Dymo sentiment. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  2. This card looks awesome! We do love the Dymo sentiment (and that you spotted Dymo embossing tape on the closing credits of The Lego Movie). Thank you for sharing! ^CP

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Peace & love
Alison xx