Friday, October 4, 2013

Spooky Cuties Block Puzzle - SVG Cuts DT Project.

Hello friends!
Happy Friday!
I've got ANOTHER SVG Cuts project to share with you today -
that's twice in one week!
(That's the first that's EVER happened... and I can promise that it probably won't happen again!)
BUT!
I have ANOTHER SVG Cuts project to share with you NEXT WEEK...
so you're really in for a special treat :)

Today - I want to share a project inspired by one of my fave toys from my childhood.
As much as I loved to do the puzzle, I always thought about how fun it would be to make one these.
I guess I had a creative mind from way back :)

So... what I'm sharing with you is a BLOCK PUZZLE!

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Super duper cute, isn't it?
It ALMOST looks like it's store bought -
so it makes a perfect gift for kids!
Change them to Thanksgiving or Christmas cuties and you've got a holiday gift ready!

AND...
It's actually super simple to make!
I took the die file from here, (deleted all the circles of the die)
and made nine of them. 
I created a simple picture to go on each side of the puzzle, 
making sure that it took up pretty much the whole dimension of those nine blocks.
I chose these cuties characters
something that's easy to cut, yet a picture that kids would appreciate!
I cut them up equally into 9 pieces, 
adhered them on each of the blocks,
and mod podged them.
Finally - I created a box to fit the puzzle in, using a file from here, adding in a window.

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I created this using a paper collection from Echo Park - 
Chillingsworth Manor.
I chose a background paper to be different for EACH side of the puzzle,
so one can easily look at the paper and know what side to use!

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I've also created a 'reference picture' adhered to the back of the box,
so any kid can use that to put it together.

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It can be easily made by bringing the 'print and cut' files in the Extras folder on to the mat,
and then printing them up directly from your software :)

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Off topic a bit...
don't you just love those little felt cuties hanging out together in the back?
I saw them in the store, and just HAD to get them!

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Love this little devil all glittered up in red...
He's such a cutie with a mischievous look.
Just like my son :)

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Think this is my favorite side :)

So... are you all inspired to make one of these now?
All you need are these kits:
(you won't need this if you decide to use different pictures)

Then, once you have these files - 
head on over to the SVG Cuts blog for detailed file dimensions and instructions :)

Thanks for coming by - 
hope that you have yourself a FABULOUS weekend!


8 comments:

  1. OMG this is amazingly wonderful. Reminds me of blocks we use to play with in Italy at my aunts house and each side of the block was a different puzzle, As i remember ,, it was all nursery rhymes. How cool. Wish could make this for my grand children, you again are so amazing !!!!!

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  2. Once again....I WANT YOUR BRAIN!! Holy crow girl! I love it! So dang cute! If I didn't have a craft fair in November to get ready for I'd so make this for the big Halloween party at the end of this month!

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  3. What a great idea, Thienly! Great with any image really!

    Carmen L

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  4. Love your project. I hope I will get a chance to make one before the 31st.

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  5. Oh wow, that is awesome! I'm sure lots and lots of love went into that work of art! :)

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  6. WOW, WOW, and WOW!!!! I seriously would buy one of these from a store!!!! So creative! Pinned and Pinned! :)

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