Wednesday, May 1, 2013

We all SCREAM for ICE CREAM!

It feels so weird to be making this while it's snowing outside, but hey -
one can dream of summer, right?

Yeah, it's May in Calgary, and BRRR... 
I've got a tank top, with a layered shirt over it, a cardigan...
still feels chilly at home!

Anyway - 
I recently saw a project challenge over at Carta Bella using the Cool Summer collection.
I don't usually enter challenges, 'cause
1. I don't get enough 'extra' time to play other than my DT commitments
2. I just don't like losing! :) HA!
But hey - I had these papers and just shouted out to me...
"Make me an ice cream truck!!!"
So yeah, that's just what I did.

Mary from SVG Cuts made the cutest ice cream truck file last year, 
and been itchin' to make one.

... and here's my version!~

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Cute, right? 
It's the file and the papers that does it.

I made a little stand up sign, too!

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Those Epiphany Epoxy circle shapes were perfect to make them look like candy!
I have them on the 'headlights' as well, but it's hard to see...

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I just love adding pinwheels to my summery projects... 
so simple to make and adds so much!

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You see the wheels?
In the original file, the tires are just glued on...
but I KNEW that my kids would want this truck to move.
MOVE FAST.
So, before I sealed off the bottom, I made holes at the sides, 
inserted a thin wooden dowel and attached the tires on them.

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... and here's the back...
Please don't go.
I need another fudgesicle!!!

So you like?
I wish that I had enough time to make little ice cream cones that are also in the kit...
but just didn't have enough time today!

Here's the collection that I used - Ice Cream Birthday SVG Kit.


Oh, and don't forget to pick up the free file of the week as well - 



AND!!!
Looks like my Mother's Day SVG Cuts project is going up tomorrow 
and I can't wait to share!!!


AND!!!
We are also celebrating Unity's 5th Birthday TODAY - 
and we're having a huge blog hop tomorrow!
I've got 4 things to share, so yeah,
come on back here tomorrow!
Lots to share!


Have a beautiful day!








8 comments:

  1. This is so cute. I love the truck and you done a great job. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. What a great project I am looking forward to seeing gyour mothers day project.

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  3. OMG,You are so creative and ice cream truck is so super cute!!! I just love it!!

    Scrappy hugs,
    Amanda :0)

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  4. Goodness gracious! This is the cutest thing ever! :)

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  5. LOVE this! It just makes me smile. So cute.. One of my favorite CB collections, too!

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