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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Here it is in a Nutshell - Happy Birthday !





This frisky little squirrel makes a
cheerful  birthday ambassador.


 

Here is a side view.
 The base is a cat food can . After covering the can with a strip of scrapbooking paper and some rickrack I  hot glued a ribbon spool to the (open side) top.




 Since this is going to be a cake topper I made the squirrel double sided then added embellishments. I love the little walnut with it's birthday candle!


  Looking down.

He sat on my work table waiting for just the right finishing touch.. .

 I think these tiny embroidery daisies are it. 
Here are the images I used. 



 Enjoy!



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4 comments:

  1. I think the flowers did add the final touch!

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  2. Such a clever use for a vintage card. I would love to see it on the cake!:-)

    Laura from Sunday View

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  3. Susan,
    So sweet!! Thanks so much for always dropping by!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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