So one of the moms who came to our Friendship Fiesta loved the photo props we made and asked if I could make some Wizard of Oz photo props for another daughter's birthday. I love a challenge! Here is what I did:
For Dorothy: I used the Slumber Party Girl svg from the Silhouette online store. I separated her hair from the file, then drew a circle and layered it on top of the hair. I "separated" the shapes to get the rounded face area. Then, I used strands of hair from a witch found in Lettering Delights' Best Witches set to give her a little dimension. I added the little blue gingham ribbons with hot glue.
Glinda was simple: I used a crown svg from Sihouette, and cut it out of a fabulous sparkly paper with a tinge of pink (just like Glinda's crown in the movie). The paper was a bit thin, so I cut out the crown on plain cardstock, as well, and affixed that to the back for a little extra strength.
The witch came from a hat in Silhouette's 4 Halloween Icons bundle. Just as with Dorothy, I drew a circle and layered it on top of the hat, then "separated" the shapes to get the rounded face area.
The tin man was tricky. I had to find a funnel image online, then trace it to get the funnel shape. I also added a half circle to get the little handle. Then I cut it out of silver paper.
The lion came from Silhouette's Zoo Animals in a Cage bundle. I used the same circle I created for Dorothy's face and the witch hat to create a face opening in the center of the mane. I cut the ears out separately and glued them to the back. Then I found some swirl images and cut them out for his swirly tendrils.
The scarecrow was from Silhouette. I ungrouped the image, then used the hair as the opening for a face. Then I cut out the hat and tuft of straw at the top separately. Then I duplicated the image and welded it, cutting a larger shape out of plain cardstock to hold all of the pieces together. I added a little yarn around the hat for dimension.
I added a wooden dowel to the back of each character for holding.
Hope that makes sense! Please note that the scarecrow in the photo above was very mad that I wanted to take his picture, even after bribing him with chocolate chips!