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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Thanksgiving Mini-me

Hi there friends,
I wanted to share this Thanksgiving project with ya. I'm so tickled with the way it came out! Plus it got the approval of my little one :) Here it is:
 I used the cake box from Bags, Tags, Boxes, & More cart on my Cricut to make the teepee. This made it very easy to create. I cut another piece of cardstock the same as the front, cut a slit into it, & folded the edges back (adhered it) so that it looks like the front of the teepee is open.

Here's a closer peek at Native American Mini-me (Tilda):
Isn't she adorable! I am so smitten with all the Tildas in this collection from around the world. She's colored with Copics. I took some blender solution & a piece of washcloth to give her clothes a more sueded look. I also made a little log for her to sit on :) Next to her I sprinkled some glittered leaves.

 At the top of the teepee, I tied a bow with the ribbon I wrapped around the box. I adhered a moon button to it & dangled some beads from the top give it a more Native American flair.

 Here's a pic of the side

& of the back:

I am ready to fill it with some yummy treats! Just slide the ribbon off & open the box- easy peasy! I may give this one to Jordan's teacher... or just keep it for myself :) We'll see.

Oh & guess what??? This little diddy qualifies for a few challenges! Yay!
Creative Card Crew- Let's Give Thanks
City Crafter- Thanksgiving project
Magnolia Down Under- make own embellies
Our Creative Corner- Thanksgiving/ An attitude of Gratitude
Paper Cutz Challenge- Thanksgiving
ABC Challenge- H is for Holiday

Wow! I think this is my all time record for challenges :)

Thanks so much for peeking once again! I am editing the pics for the paper bag recipe book so hopefully, I'll have that ready to share next.
Gotta Go!

29 comments:

  1. What a fabulous creation!!! Amazing ... just love everything about it ... thanks ever so much for playing along at CCCB

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  2. Gosh.....how cute is that. There's even a little rug. You have put so much love into the details.
    Great job.

    Have a great weekend.

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  3. How creative to use the cake box from the cartridge.

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  4. OMG! This is too cute for words!!!!!

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  5. cute! Cute! oh my, sooooooooooo cute, Karli! Gosh you are so talented, girl! Great project!
    Hugs,
    Annie

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  6. Stunning make, creative idea and a universal way to use your tilda i am amazed !

    Sarah-Louise
    tiggertastic blog
    Design Team Member for :
    Crafty Purple Frog
    Creative Card Crew
    Bearly Mine Designs

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  7. This just could not be cuter. What a fabulous design. One I will have to tuck away for future reference. Well done! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Paper Cutz.

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  8. Oh my, This is just about the cutest thing ever!!! i love it.

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  9. This is amazing!!! I love the teepee and image of Tilda!! What a very clever design - thank you for joining us at Paper Cutz this week - I can't WAIT to see what you make next!
    Melissa

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  10. Oh my gosh I LOVE IT ... how creative to use the box for a tee pee

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  11. Karli, this is awesome! Beautiful & creative Thanksgiving project.

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  12. Karli, I have really missed visiting your blog! You always have great projects and you never disappoint!! This is just adorable! The Tilda is perfectly colored...you are just SO creative!!!!!

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  13. This is such an adorable project!!! Thanks for sharing! Good luck with all the challenges!

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  14. What a wonderful thanksgiving project. Your image is sooooo cute & that tepee is adorable! Love it all beginning to end! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the creative card crew!
    Denise
    CCC-DT

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  15. absolutely adorable karli!!!
    Thank you for sharing this wonderful project with us @ Creative Card Crew!
    hugs & blessings!

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  16. Wow this is very adorable. I really love the teepee idea. I might have to scraplift this...very clever. TFS

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  17. I can't stop looking at your project. What a fantastic creation. Perfect in every way. I don't know where to start....I just LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Thanks for joining us at Paper Cutz.

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  18. This is just amazing! I love your creative take on the cake box! Super cool idea!

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  19. This is so wonderful. What a clever idea.
    Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  20. This is so super cute!! LOVE that teepee!!! Thank you so much for playing along with CCCB this week!

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  21. WOW! What a great creation. You are so talented. Pat yourself on the back for this project. Thanks for sharing it with us at Paper Cutz Challenge

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  22. Totally fabulous, what a great creation, good to see you here and thanks playing along with us at CCCB!

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  23. Wow- this is such a fantastic project- love the image and think your treat box is outstanding!!!

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  24. This is so cool! Hmm, I have that cricit cart. still in the blister pack. I really need to ty this, it is a great project. I love the international Tildas, too, such a fun line!

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  25. This is AMAZING!! Love it! TFS!
    ~Dorcas
    http://4craftyangels.blogspot.com/

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  26. Wow this is amazing! Would never have thought to make a tepee from a cake box, great idea!

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