I had so much fun making my Sewing Kit Matchbox that I just had to make another similar project, so I made this Galaxy Paper Tots matchbox playset.
The ship is double-sided, and has a little wooden clip glued to it, so that it can be attached to the box.
The theme this week at Drunken Stampers is "Star Wars," and I was especially inspired by DT member Donna's "Storm Pooper" card. Oh my gosh, pop right over there and check out the cuteness! She used images from Kiki & Company's Galaxy Paper Tots set, so you know I had to buy it (I've made Star Wars projects in the past)!
The images come as a PDF, but I did resize it; hope I don't get into too much trouble for that...Kiki, I just had to make tiny dolls! These are about 1.25x1.25 inches. The matchbox is 2x2.5 inches.
The outer wrap is a shiny blue cardstock, embossed Kaleidoscope glitter powder with stars from a wine cork stamp made with wooden star shapes from the same pack I used for the stars on the front of the box (see above). I painted those wooden stars with a white glaze pen.
The slide-out box is made from a shiny silver paper (all the paper used in this project is Recollections brand), and the inside layer is embossed with a Tim Holtz embossing folder.
The images were printed on the back of a shiny white paper; I printed it at "best quality" and am very pleased with the quality.
To make the characters interactive, I made a triangular base out of a light yet durable gold paper. I folded it so that it could fold flat, or as an easel, or open completely to fit as finger puppets:
The images are all pre-colored, but I added detail with glitter and glaze pens. I think a child would have great fun with this, but the kids will have to come to us for now because I'm not sure I can part with it!
Drunken Stampers Challenge #128: Star Wars
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Update: This project was chosen as "Life of the Party" for Drunken Stampers Challenge #128. Thanks ladies, margaritas all around!
Update: This was chosen as a "Top 3" for Top Tip Tuesday Challenge 101. No one can resist that Wookiee!
Update: This was also selected as a "Top 3" for Jellypark's "Geek" Challenge.