Hi everyone, Mou here with today's Sizzix inspiration.
I love things that bring back childhood memories. Such are these dies from Eileen Hull's Vintage Kitchen Sizzix collection. They remind me of the little toy tea parties with my little friends and how we had kitchen collections for playing home with tea sets, stoves, canisters, and more. It was a lot of fun to make these objects again using dies. Let me tell you how.
Trim chipboard or mat board to size. Lay the Make-it-3D die blade side up on an Extended Cutting Pad. Lay chipboard on the die and cover it with another Extended Cutting Pad. Pass the whole sandwich through the Big Shot machine. This will give you the bodies you need to make the 3D objects. Fold along the creases so you can attach them to two identical shapes you'll cut using the sugar bowl and creamer dies. What makes this die so incredible is that you can make anything 3D with it!
To make the Sugar Bowl & Creamer, trim chipboard or mat board to size. Lay the die blade side up on a Standard Cutting Pad. Lay chipboard on the die and cover with a second Standard Cutting Pad. Pass the sandwich through the Big Shot machine. Repeat one more time to die cut two identical pieces of the sugar bowl and creamer.
Paint the pieces, front and back with Distress Paints and add shading with Distress ink. Follow this helpful PDF to assemble the Sugar Bowl & Creamer. If you are not into painting, you can always use patterned papers to layer over the chipboard shapes. In that case, die cut the shapes out of patterned paper and be sure that the patterned side faces the right way when the shapes are cut.
To make the 3-D Oven, lay the die blade side up on an Extended Cutting Pad. Lay chipboard on the die and cover it with the Extended Cutting Pad. Pass the whole sandwich through the Big Shot machine to die cut the oven parts. Assemble the oven following this PDF of instructions. Color the oven with Distress Paint and rub Distress Ink to make it look old. Stitch on beads to create a handle. Again, you layer patterned paper instead of paint to decorate your little oven.
To make the Canister, cut chipboard to size. Lay the die blade side up on an Extended Cutting Pad. Lay chipboard on the die and cover with another Extended Cutting Pad. Pass the whole sandwich through the Big Shot machine to die cut the pieces. Remember to cut two body pieces to make one canister. You can cut the length of the body shorter to make different sized canisters. Follow this PDF of instructions to assemble each canister. Add a brad to the lid center to make a handle. Color the assembled canister with Distress and acrylic paints.
Here's what my set looks like.
Hope you enjoyed today's inspiration and just imagine the possibilities!
Other Supplies Used:
- Acrylic paints: DecoArt Media
- Distress paints: Ranger
- Distress Ink: Ranger
- Ink blending tool: Ranger
- Adhesive: Scotch 3M
- Others: chipboard, paint brush, wooden brad, beads, thread, needle, paper piercer