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January 30, 2012

Cookie Monster Shape Card



What's more fun than snowballs? This card is for my little grandson who will be turning 3. He loves the Muppets, almost as much as his Daddy did. And of course, Cookie Monster has always been a favourite.


This shape card is 5-1/2 inches high. The image in the handbook shows Cookie with his hand up, waving. When I saw that, I knew he needed to be holding another snowball. But the best part is the inside!

Inside
The card opens to show the flip side of Cookie, with his favourite snack... cookies!

The directions are rather long for this card. If you have any questions about how I made it, feel free to leave me a comment. It took a lot longer than it should have. But now that I've figured everything out, I'll know better how to pull one together fairly quickly.

How can you NOT smile, just looking at this little guy? Go ahead, I dare you. Try to keep from smiling. See what I mean? LOL


P.S. Notice the snowball trim on Cookie's scarf? Had to!



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I guess you might call me a "right brainer", loving all things creative. Cardmaking is the perfect hobby for me as it allows me to be totally creative, combining design with poetry or verses I can compose myself. With Christmas being such an important occasion for cardmaking and crafting, I decided to create a separate blog just for Christmas projects. "It's All About Christmas" will host all my Christmas items. "Gracenotes For Today" will still feature items every other occasion of the year. I hope you'll drop by often and stay awhile!