Sunday, November 22, 2015

Happy Early Thanksgiving!

As a parent, I don't think you are allowed to have a favorite child.  However I am pretty sure as a grand parent, you are allowed to have a favorite grand child, right?  I certainly have a favorite and she is the apple of my eye.  Every time I walk past one of the many photos of her around my home, I smile.  Every time I hear her voice, it makes my heart just explode.  I have started sending her holiday cards and I am finding this very fun!  I have started also including a package of stickers with the card too.  I never get to see her open the cards, so I hope it makes her happy and makes her smile when she gets a card from grandma just like she makes me smile.  Here is the card I made for her this weekend to send off tomorrow with some extras:

Isn't this just the cutest card?  I like how it turned out and I made her some Sesame Street characters to put in with her package of stickers.  I made this using my Cricut Explore.  I just love the print and cut feature!  And to make up for the lack of dimension because I did not paper piece these, I cut two of everything (except the leaves and sentiment) and layered them with foam squares.  The interior has a turkey with another leaf.  All the elements on my card are from Create A Critter 2 and the Sesame Street characters are from Sesame Street Seasons.  

I hope you enjoyed my simple and easy card!  It really came together in a flash using my Cricut Explore.  Please feel free to leave me a comment.


Judy Garrelts said...

Adorable!!!!! I love the Print and Cut! Fantastic card and stickers!!!
Love it!
Thanks for sharing,

Danielle said...

Very cute! She will love the thanksgiving card.

Jennifer Earley said...

super cute! love that cartridge!

Rosie said...

Kim, this card is sooooooooo cute. She will love it!! When I send (to CA) a card to my granddaughter who is 17 mo. the first thing she does is try to pull the animals off to play w. them and that's ok w. me. I know my son and daughter-in-law want to save her cards (they tell me) but whatever she wants to do is fine w. me. Am I spoiling Gramma? Yes. and, yes, we can have a favorite grandchild as this little one is as I helped w. the delivery!! You did a great job.

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