Any good construction site requires a good construction crew and I definitely made sure my little"workers" were prepared for the party!
To start off: every worker requires a hat... I had planned to buy them from my local dollar store, where I have purchased them in the past. But when I went to go get them, they were sold out! I was so disappointed! I checked out local party stores and found some, however...they were 3 times more expensive for a cheaper quality...so I refused to waste my money on them. I was really, really, really disappointed that there wasn't going to be any hard hats at the party.
Each hat required 3 1/2 sheets of cardstock with a lot scraps left over. I used Daffodil Delight cardstock and sponged the edges with Crushed Curry ink. I assembled them with sticky strip to ensure they would hold together.
What do you think? Does it work? I would have loved to add little MDS tags to them but I ran out of time... I had the design of them planned out, well before the party, but ran out of time to construct any. At the last minute (the night before) I decided that I needed to do them and finished assembling them the morning of the party. MDS is quick and simple but I LITERALLY ran out of time!
Facebook page? Well I just couldn't make a tool belt for them without any tools in it! So I designed tools in My Digital Studio with a lot of punches and the punch editor tool. The ruler is a stamp from the Storytime download and the bandage is from the Patterned Occasions download (Hmmm...I think this was a Sale-a-bration download...)
Funny enough, my fabric is actually a canvas drop cloth that you can purchase from the hardware store. You get a ton of it for a cheap price!
Have a great day and join me tomorrow to see what I filled their tool belts with!
Happy Creating everyone!