Global Design Project - 'Theme Challenge' #gdp083

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What a fun theme for this weeks Global Design Project #gdp083;
Grab your Glimmer Paper, Glitter and Foil and join in the fun.

My creation is a little outside the square. It's a bit of Sparkles & Bling...

It's 'Tamatoa' from Disney's Moana! Well, a caricature of this 'Shiny' guy. He has a song; 'Shiny', and is possibly the most awful of creatures. But with such presence. 
I had to get my (Retiring 😭) 'You're Sublime' stamp set  out and create this creepy crab.

*Tamatoa is a gargantuan coconut crab that hails from Lalotai, a realm inhabited by monsters. Tamatoa is known as a "beady-eyed bottom feeder", a social reputation he greatly despises. He covers his shell in gold, rare artifacts and treasures as a means to elevate his status, and this overcompensation soon became a crazed love for all things shiny.

'Shiny' is from the 'Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies'
I die cut the 'sunshine' & 'hope' dies in 'Gold Glimmer Paper' and made the 'y' from the 'hope' die and turned it upside down. I backed the Gold Glimmer with 'Basic Black' cardstock - die cut the same way.
Tamatoa's collection of sparkly 'Gold Sequins' looking very shiny too.

Those tentacles! A couple of thin strips of 'Perfect Plum' cardstock wrapped around a 'Stampin' Write Marker' to give them some movement.
The background is 'By The Shore DSP' stamped with (Retiring 😭) 'Gorgeous Grunge' stamp set and embossed with 'Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder' & 'Gold Stampin' Glitter'. Looking a little like Tamatoa's Lair.

Thankyou for visiting me today. I have unleashed my inner artist and I hope you have enjoyed my 'Tamatoa' as much as I had creating him.
Until next time. D x

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5 comments on "Global Design Project - 'Theme Challenge' #gdp083"

    1. Oh, Sarah. You have made my day - thankyou so much for your comment. D xox

  2. Oh My Goodness! Total laugh out loud moment for the day! So agree with Sarah, your creepy, but oh so cute, Tamatoa is BRILLIANT! Creating a whole new word from the Sunshine Wishes dies is just pure genius. Thank you so much Denita for sharing this fabulous project in the Global Design Project gallery this week. If you haven't already, you totally have to share this one on the official Global Design Team Pinterest board.

  3. Wow amazing job- I NEVER thought that crab was from one of our sets- great adaptation! And the shiny die cut- so clever!!

    1. Thankyou Petra. He's a crazy version of the cute crab. Thankyou for commenting. D ♡


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