a squirrely greeting card.

I like making my own greeting/thank you/wedding/happy baby cards, but sometimes you find one in a store that you can’t possibly bear to leave behind.

This is quite old news now, but I found this card just before Dani left for Senegal, and it was so wonderfully appropriate I couldn’t resist. Behold, and bask in its squirrel-y glory:

squirrel_greeting_card

Immediately, I realized all the possibilities for my own handmade cards. An illustration of a squirrel won’t suffice now, no, not that I could have it dangling from a STRING with a life-size 3D acorn. Oh, the amazing world of squirrel art … friends, expect good things from your birthday cards from now on. HINT: they may or may not have tails.

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carrot greeting cards.

Perfect for friends, significant others, and rabbits. Or those who fancy themselves rabbits.

1. buy the biggest carrot you can find.

2. make a tag.

3. write your message.

4. attach. i used a handle from a paper bag, wrapped around and knotted in the back.

5. give this silly greeting card to someone special, and make their day a little brighter (literally – a carrot this enormous is bound to improve their eyesight at least somewhat).

katie