Sunday, March 29, 2009

Star Wars Characters

I created these for my nephew's birthday party invitations. He is over the top in love with Star Wars. Here is a photo of the characters and below is the recipe for each character. I used Cricut Paper Doll Dress Up for all of them except R2-D2. For him I used George and Basic Shapes.

If you have any questions about what I've done, let me know. I'll answer them if I can.

Star Wars Paper Dolls using PDDU (unless other wise indicated)

Body pg 29 on blackout
Hair pg 77
Pants pg 46
Boots pg 73
Top pg 62
Sash pg 76 cut twice
Belt pg 56

Body pg 29 on blackout
Hair pg 73 cut the bun off
Hair pg 36 (her side buns) use the lolly and cut the stick off (cut twice)
Dress pg 75
Shoes pg 38
Belt pg 56

Darth Vader:
Body pg 29 on blackout (cut off ears)
Outfit pg 48
Face pg 44 cut the crossbones off
Mouth pg 48
Cape pg 56
Hat pg 76

Han Solo:
Body pg 29 on blackout
Vest pg 67
Shirt pg 67
Pants pg 46
Boots pg 64
Belt pg 61 headwear/shift (cut two one smaller then layer)
Hair pg 44
Gun pg 62

Body pg 29 on blackout (cut off ears and feet)
Onesie pg 36
Robe pg 77
Feet pg 33 use the gloves and cut of the thumbs
Ears hand drawn
Staff pg 77

Body pg 29 on blackout
Head pg 49 on blackout
Sash pg 60 cut off string part of the bow
Bag pg 77 cut mustache off of beard
Gun pg 62

Body pg 29 on blackout (cut off ears)
Body pg 48
Face pg 44 cut off crossbones and bottom ½ of mouth
Stomach pg 108 cut twice (George and Basic Shapes)

R2-D2: All George and Basic Shapes
Body pg 97 (cut and overlap to make shorter)
Arm pg 100 (cut in ½ long wise)
top/arm pg 105 (cut off top of balloon)
Head pg 108 (cut in ½)
Feet pg 117 (cut diamond in ½, makes 2 feet)
Base pg 105 (cut off top of balloon)

Light Saber is the shepard staff with the hook end cut off. I also used silver ink for the handle and stickles for the sparkle!

Here are a few more photos...


Betsy said...

Thanks for all the details! I'm making a card today for my cousin's son. I looked through the book and guessed at what you used, but boy was I off! Thanks for sharing - these are really wonderful!!!

Sess said...

Thank you! I just got this cart and will be making lots of Lukes for my 4 year old ds's co-op preschool pals.

Lisa said...

I love these! Thanks for your post on how you made them!!! :D

Susan, PCC Editor said...

Oh my gosh, how CUTE and creative are those! I especially like that you mostly just used 1 cart to make them ALL. Very cool.

Katya said...

You are so creative. These are probably the coolest invitations for kids or grown ups. Thank you for sharing.

Live Love and Scrap said...

This is what I came to your blog for and I just got "lost" in all your creativity LOL! You are soooo talented!
Thanks so much for taking the time to post this...I cant wait to make these for my 5 year old...he is going to FLIP =)

Elizabeth said...

Thank you so much for sharing. I wish I would have found your blog sooner for my sons birthday party next month. I might still try to make a few for the goodie bags.
Thanks again. Happy Scrapping.

Linda said...

Wow you are incredible. Those Star Wars Figures are great.
Thank you
Linda in Stanwood

Anonymous said...

I'm new to the card making world but have lots of phenominal tools. I would really like to understand what you mean by pg.. is that the page number of the sample booklet for Paper Dolls? What is PDDU...the name of the cartridge? You are so talented...I am so envious. Thank you for any help/advice you can offer. You can email me directly at My name is Margaret. Thank you again for any help you are willing to give...I'm trying to make my son's birthday extra special and I think this would be it over the top. Also, one last did you print the text. I have a regular Cricut, Cake Cricut, software to integrate the cartridges and the Gypsy. I barely know any more than how to print out some shapes on the Cricut. If I need other tools to make these, please let me know, if you don't mind. THANKS AGAIN!

Linda said...

I can't believe my eyes. I have been looking for Star Wars to make a birthday card for my grandson. You rock. I have the paperdoll dress up cartridge now I will try to make them into Star War characters.
Thank you so very much
Linda in Stanwood

Megan Setter said...

This is pure genius. I am making my son's birthday banner and came across your blog and I am incredibly thankful. I am just now putting the images on my Gypsy to cut, but your direction is awesome. Thank you SO much for taking the time to put this down. I've re-pinned this to my Pinterest wall and hope you don't mind! I feel like your creativity should be showcased!

- Megan

Anonymous said...

So creative! I used the paperdolls to make a Ben 10 for my son's b-day which turned out cute. Thanks for sharing!

Jen said...

We made death maul
Black blackout body
Red skull pg 44 trim off bones
Genie pants black pg 39
Black boots pg 56
Long robe black pg77
Shirt black pg 62
Yellow eyes mini hole punch
Yellow horns free cut
Black sharpie for head detail
Gold sharpie for teeth

Karen said...

Wow these are excellent I will have to try these out for a friends birthday, Awesome

Ashley Nicole said...

As far as sizing goes, when you cut out all the pieces did you use the same size so that the pieces were in proportion? Thanks!

Jennifer Schiavone said...

These are awesome!