One of the women I work with came to me with a card request. Her son's 6th birthday is coming up and they are throwing him a Lego party. She was wondering if I could make a card for her to give to her son, with a Lego theme. I said I could probably come up with something and then proceeded to put my thinking cap on. Eventually this is what I came up with:
The card is 5 1/2"x4 1/4." I used white cardstock for the card base, then cut at 5 1/4"x4" black mat and a 5"x3 3/4" white mat. The white mat was embossed with the Polka Dots Cuttlebug embossing folder.
I created the bricks and Lego man head with the drawing tools in the Silhouette Studio. For the bricks I used the "draw a rectangle" and "draw an ellipse" tools. I drew out my rectangle, then sized my circles to fit. Once I had one basic brick that was the correct size I copied the circles and drew the other shapes around the circles, so that everything would be proportional (or as close as I can get).
For the Lego man head I used the "draw a rounded rectangle" and the "draw a rectangle" tools. I had a little Lego minifigure in front of me while I was doing this so I could get its look right. I think I did a pretty good job. I used the "smiley face" cut by Silhouette (#2360) for the face. I sized the eyes and smile on the head I had created. I also made the size of the actual smile smaller because it was too tall and curved. I used the cut called "3 thought bubbles" by Lori Whitlock (#7507) for my sentiment. I used just one of them and sized it to fit on my card. I then used a stamp from Scrappy Moms Stamps, the "Hooray for Birthdays" set for my sentiment.
The Lego head and thought bubble are adhered to the card with pop-dots. The bricks are all adhered to the card, but the circles on them are adhered with pop-dots. I think they look a little more realistic with the dimension. I also added some accents with a white gel pen, it adds to the realism that much more.
When I showed this to my coworker she was quite impressed. She said her son would just LOVE it!