Having an idea of making one thing, very often leads me to other ideas.
It’s just how my brain works. Filled with thoughts, ideas, music, talk….etc. Most people know this from themselves but sometimes mine spins a whole lot faster and I really need to grab those ideas when they’re there – otherwise they diminish into oblivion forever. The big black hole as I call it 😉
This time I had set out to make an Iglo as I noticed Simply Crafty SVGs didn’t have one yet.
I took the bottom piece from the Dog Dish and the top part from the Hat and glued them together……only to discover that they did NOT make a Iglo shape.
But looking at this odd thing I had made, sent my head in a spin of ideas and here’s a few of them:
Bucket Hat or Cloche Hat:
It’s going to be to difficult to explain exactly what I did to get to this but as mentioned before I glued the two shapes from the files together and then I added panels.
These were also made from the same two files – simply by using the welding tool in the Silhouette Studio software.
A little tweaking with the edit points and voila….perfect panel.
I used AC Cardstock and patterned paper that I printed from the Silhouette Design Studio (ID #255448 by Miss Kate Cuttables). I also added Glossy Accent from Ranger to the dots of the flowers in the paper.
Then I tied a ribbon around the hat and added a few flowers. It’s cute right?
The little Groovy sentiment/tag is from the Silhouette Design Store ID#13856 and I added a group of flowers matching the paper from Miss Kate Cuttables also from the Store ID#251605.
Next idea was given to me by a friend that saw this shape as a Blue Bell Flower:
I downsized all by 50% and changed the panels slightly to have a curvy bottom (no pun intended)
Again I played with the different tools in Silhouette Studio:
To get the curve, I used one of the flowers from the Hollow Easter Egg and then I welded this cut-off piece onto the panel I made before:
And ta’ daaa….now the panel works as a flower petal 🙂
Further more I made the top leaf out of one of the roof pieces from Spring Egg-Centric House:
This was done by pulling and pushing on the edit points. Amazing how it can go from one shape to another 🙂
I glued that on top of the flower and cut a small slit into it to fit a name tag and now it’s a place card.
I really like this one ❤
Well…..I could go on with ideas for this shape like a Storm Trooper Helmet. But I didn’t have the patience to make that one 😉
Instead I pursued my original idea and made an Iglo but this time with the top part of the Sailor Hat:
I used a shape tool to make the entry way but other than that it’s the same.
I used AC Cardstock and Best Creation Glitter Paper which I embossed with a brick patterned embossing folder. Not exactly the right folder, but that was what I had at hand.
I’m not going to go into details on how I struggled to make a bottom for this Iglo (and realizing that a such already existed o.O) but I’m not entirely satisfied with this Iglo. I will keep at it until I make one just right unless Sandy does the work for me 😉
Thanks for taking the wacky journey with me today. Phew….It’s kinda exhausting having this nut of a brain but also a lot of fun 🙂
Hope you’ll join me again soon ❤