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I also cut four of the caterpillar die and stacked each of the body parts four deep. I wish I'd been drunk so I wasn't cursing myself for that hair-brained idea. I was also cursing myself for not having red, orange and yellow flock, because caterpillars are fluffy, you know.
All in all, I was most unhappy. Although, I did like my idea of adding some dots to the body parts. I do like those.
Discouraged, I tried a less-complicated version of the card, and I made this:
I cut the caterpillar out of the white layer, colored it with a tan marker, and pieced it back in. Then I added glue and brown flock so it was all fuzzy:
I popped the strips of grass on dimensional adhesive so it looks like he's peeking out from his hiding place. :) And so far the eyes are still stuck to the flock.
I like the Less version a lot more than the More version. I'd even make it again!
About that green card stock: I bought a pack of Core'dinations Minty Fresh card stock at a big box store because it was on sale and I liked the blues and greens in the pack. When I opened it, I found that even though the sheets are textured, which I love, they are very VERY thin and flimsy. This is actually good since I planned to use it as layers, but for the grass, for example, if I'd used a larger die, I fear the paper would have flopped over unless I'd layered it. Yeah, it's that thin.
So now I can check off one more thing from my "not yet used" box and move on to something else. What will it be? I'll probably surprise myself!
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Products used: Poppy Stamps Cute Caterpillar die, Core'dinations Minty Fresh textured