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« on: May 01, 2014 08:51:48 AM »

My partner in the Fairy Tale Swap just had a baby and I wanted to give the little one a gift. I decided to do these story blocks for her. It has Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, Red Rose, and Hansel and Gretel blocks.
Wooden story blocks for Fairy Tale swap by kittykill, on Flickr

Wooden story blocks for Fairy Tale swap by kittykill, on Flickr
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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2014 08:55:31 AM »

These are so cool! You painted these?!?
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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014 08:56:22 AM »

Wowza!  These rock!
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« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014 08:56:44 AM »

I didn't-I wish I could paint this well. They are mod podged.
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« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2014 08:57:34 AM »

So clever! Video coming please? Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2014 08:58:23 AM »

 Cheesy The woodsman reminds me of Portland. Maybe I should make a story of Portland story block set.
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« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2014 08:59:29 AM »

Yes! Hipsters and dragon boat racers and Lumberjacks! oh my!
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« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2014 09:20:55 AM »

I like them!
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« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2014 09:43:13 AM »

What a great idea!  Where did you find the pictures that you used?
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« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2014 09:46:43 AM »

These are great!
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« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2014 09:49:13 AM »

I love these!  and am totally stealing the idea for an upcoming addition to the Earth Grin
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« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2014 09:51:19 AM »

Thanks everyone!

The images are called Olli blocks and they make sets of pictures with a bunch of different themes.

http://caravanshoppe.com/product/olliblocks/

I am thinking of getting some sets for holidays. The only thing that was a pain was cutting them. They don't have lines to cut so you are kind of winging it.
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« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2014 09:52:33 AM »

I just love these so much!
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« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2014 10:03:39 AM »

Pretty cool! This would be fun as a swap idea to itself. The Block Swap Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2014 01:42:20 PM »

Love these blocks! What fun!


Pretty cool! This would be fun as a swap idea to itself. The Block Swap Smiley

Block Swap? I'm in.
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« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2014 02:08:02 PM »

I might have to do that, pottermouth Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2014 05:22:48 PM »

What a fun idea!!

And I'd like to see Mare's Portland version too Cheesy!!
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« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2014 01:44:15 PM »

They are wonderful! My two-year old saw then on the table shortly after they arrived her eyes just lit up! Of course, she was trying to stack them 5 and 6 blocks high. But eh, they'll make sense to her soon enough. Wink
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« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2014 08:03:14 AM »

Very cute. I love the fairy tale character idea.

I've seen blocks like this before but never knew where they got the pictures. Thanks for sharing the link. I'm definitely going to be making a few of these now.
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