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Southwest Kokopelli Paper Art


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Design by: Deedles (1 Project)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Home Décor/Accents Summer Vacation/Travel Trendy Celebration Outdoors Vacation/Travel Cards Cards Naturalist Southwest

This clever trickster dances on a card that is designed of freeform papers torn to resemble the Southwest landscapes.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • 3 scraps assorted light blue carstock
  • 3 scraps assorted brown/tan cardstock
  • 2 shades of green cardstock
  • orange rose marigold maroon cardstock

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Flip and cut Kokopelli figure on Shift at 2.292 x 3.639 iches in the rose cardstock.
Flip and cut Kokopelli figure on Shift at 2.069 x 3.278 inches in the deepest brown cardstock.
Flip and cut Kokopelli figure basic at 2.042 x 3.333 inches in the orange cardstock.
Cut one Sun on Shift at 2.568 x 2.583 inches in deep brown cardstock
Cut one Sun on Basic at 2.514 x 2.50 unches in marigold cardstock
Cut one Cactus1 on Shift at 4.486 x 4.194 inches using the dark green cardstock
Cut one Cactus1 on Basic at 4.333 x 4.042 inches using light green cardstock
Cut one WildRose on Shift at 0.931 x 0.889 inches in the maroon cardstock
Cut one WIldRose on Basic at 0.847 x 0.819 inches in pale pink cardstock
Glue all layers of Kokopelli together
Glue all layers of the Sun together
Glue all layers of Cactus1 together; and finally glue all layers of WildRose together.
On a 5" X 7" blank card tear a horizontal strip of the blue cardstock and adhere to the top of the card.
Tear the next horizontal strip of a different blue making sure to overlap the first strip.
Tear the last horizontal strip of the remaining blue and adhere to the second strip. You've created the sky.
Tear your darkest brown cardstock into a horizontal hill and adhere on the last blue strip.
Repeat with the remaining two variations of tans until the card is covered in a hilly effect.
Trim any overhanging pieces so that the edges are clean.
Adhere the sun and cactus flat with sticky tape. Pop up Kokopelli and the Rose with pop dots.
You have now made a beautiful Southwest landscape!

Step 1

Flip and cut Kokopelli figure on Shift at 2.292 x 3.639 iches in the rose cardstock.
Flip and cut Kokopelli figure on Shift at 2.069 x 3.278 inches in the deepest brown cardstock.
Flip and cut Kokopelli figure basic at 2.042 x 3.333 inches in the orange cardstock.

Step 2

Cut one Sun on Shift at 2.568 x 2.583 inches in deep brown cardstock
Cut one Sun on Basic at 2.514 x 2.50 unches in marigold cardstock

Step 3

Cut one Cactus1 on Shift at 4.486 x 4.194 inches using the dark green cardstock
Cut one Cactus1 on Basic at 4.333 x 4.042 inches using light green cardstock

Step 4

Cut one WildRose on Shift at 0.931 x 0.889 inches in the maroon cardstock
Cut one WIldRose on Basic at 0.847 x 0.819 inches in pale pink cardstock

Step 5

Glue all layers of Kokopelli together
Glue all layers of the Sun together
Glue all layers of Cactus1 together; and finally glue all layers of WildRose together.

Step 6

On a 5" X 7" blank card tear a horizontal strip of the blue cardstock and adhere to the top of the card.
Tear the next horizontal strip of a different blue making sure to overlap the first strip.
Tear the last horizontal strip of the remaining blue and adhere to the second strip. You've created the sky.

Step 7

Tear your darkest brown cardstock into a horizontal hill and adhere on the last blue strip.
Repeat with the remaining two variations of tans until the card is covered in a hilly effect.
Trim any overhanging pieces so that the edges are clean.

Step 8

Adhere the sun and cactus flat with sticky tape. Pop up Kokopelli and the Rose with pop dots.
You have now made a beautiful Southwest landscape!

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