Monday, March 31, 2008

read any good books?

My next door neighbors have 2 cats and a house that we "sit" whenever they're on vacation. Well, Maria collects mice - not real ones, but those of a ceramic, painted, stone, etc variety - and also reads voraciously! I'd picked up this Max stamp at least 6 months ago and intended to use it on a card for her. Well, sooner or later I get around to doing what I intend ... honest!

They'll be returning soon so I made a "welcome home" card of sorts based on LaurenM's Saturday sketch and for Caardvarks' purple challenge. It's an acetate card, hard to tell from the scan but more apparent from the smaller pic of the card slightly opened. The base of the card is acetate, and opens to the left. Printed on the acetate is the "Read any good books lately?" sentiment; the rest of the card is mounted, centered, on the inside of the acetate base.

stamps: Stampendous' Max Books; paper: American Traditional Designs' Welcome Baby printed pastel vellum, ColorMates' medium outdoor olive cardstock, Karen Foster Story Time Collage DP; ink: StazOn Jet Black, Tri-C watercolor markers; accessories: Prima hydrangea flower, lavender dotted swiss organdy ribbon

2 comments:

Jolene said...

How sweet of you to make this for your friend. I'm sure she'll "squeak" with delight!

SmilynStef said...

What a cute little guy ... love the stack of books.