If you are on Final Blog Hop of the 2010 VC Rocks Season, and arrived here from Angela Walters' darling Life with a Weiner Dog blog
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Since there is no set "theme" for this hop - I'm am sticking to my usual antics and giving you Punch Art.
And today it is BUZZ!
No, not the little honey bee kinda buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
It is the "TO INFINITY AND BEYOND" kinda Buzz.
I have had MANY requests for Woody and Buzz from the Toy Story movies. Woody is easy since I just have to give directions to where guest puncher, Sheila White, did him months ago. But no one has ever sent me a Buzz Lightyear - so I made him for today's post.
Of course, the only use I personally have for a punched Buzz is to show him to YOU - so you can ohhh and ahhh over him.
So you start the appropriate ohhhing and ahhhing, and while you are doing that, I'll tell you how I made him.
Warning: Buzz contains 2 retired punches - when you read the directions below, you will find that I give you suggestions on ways to get the same effect. Am I a good little blogger, or what?
Helmet is the new 2.5 inch circle from vellum and another 2.5 inch circle punched close to that hole.
Face - RETIRED key tag punch in retired blush blossom, another key tag punch in perfect plum behind it. (You can get the same effect from a 2x1 inch rectangle if you round the corners) And I suggest blushing bride as your flesh tone. (If you didn't follow my directions to stock up on blush blossom paper.)
Eyes - small circle from Itty Bitty Punch Pack in white, 1/2 of the same thing in flesh, standard hole punch in bashful blue, drew in black with marker
Eyebrows - wide Heart to Heart next to the wide Heart to Heart hole so you get a funny shaped sliver from the top of the heart - cut that in half to get two curved eyebrows.
Nose - small circle from Itty Bitty Punch Pack trimmed to a triangle
Mouth - tip of word window
Chin - small circle from Itty Bitty Punch Pack
Neck - breast from owl punch (not necessary - you could easily use a circle - I'm just reporting what I actually grabbed)
Top of suit - small oval in perfect plum, large oval in certainly celery, wide oval in perfect plum
Suit base - 2.5 inch circle in white - trimmed flat
Breast piece - Full Heart in certainly celery cut in half (pointy ends are placed right at the edge of the perfect plum wide oval)
Breast decorations - RETIRED slot punch, small circle from Itty Bitty Punch Pack, 3/4 inch circle in white, 1/2 inch circle in Baja Breeze (you can substitute little strips of paper for the slot punch - they just won't be rounded on the ends)
Arms are layered as follows:
- 1 inch circle in black
- 3/4 inch circle in gray
- Small oval in white (end punched away with the 3/4 inch circle)
- 3/4 inch circle in certainly celery
- Small oval in white
Mid Section is a Round Tab Punch run through the crimper, small oval in celery, small oval in white that had two leg holes punched with a 3/4 inch circle
Legs - small oval thighs, modern label calves (snipped to a point at the knee)
Feet - 1 inch circle, cut in half to get two feet - trimmed flat at the heel, 1/2 inch circle (cut in half) at the toes.
*****FYI - Buzz is approximately 7 inches tall - so he is better to use on a scrapbook page. For a standard size card you will need to leave part of him off.
ANOTHER FYI - On Monday this blog turns 1 year old, so Buzz is the final post of its infancy. May the Inspiration Fairy take notes from Buzz and keep providing ideas "to Infinity and beyond".
Want to see more fun Stampin' Up! stuff? Continue on the hop and visit Holly at InkPaperStamps to see what creative thing she has dreamed up for you.
Have a great weekend!