I hope you aren't too tired of the mouse yet - I am finding him to be a very versatile little guy. This time I dressed him as a pilgrim and made him part of a title for a gratitude page. Of course he is thankful for his cheese! Doesn't it look like he is about to take a bite?
This title piece of my 12x12 layout contains the mouse, Basic Black Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Kraft corduroy buttons, Just Perfect Alpha, So Very (retired) and some shiny dots from my stash. I think it would look just as good without the "so very" but that is one of my all time favorite "just words" sets so I try to pull it out for use occasionally from my "retired and never to be sold" stack. (Please excuse the incorrect use and over use of quotation marks in that last sentance - it is so hard to convey tone of voice on a blog.)
This time I made the mouse out of Kraft and sponged him with Soft Suede. But what is that shiny paper behind the letters?
It is soft suede with the NEW Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint from the mini catalog - LOVE THAT STUFF! I just took a foam paint brush and painted the 1 inch circles, the edges of the "so very" block, the corduroy buttons, his nose, the edges of the pilgrim hat and the buckle of his hat.
Recognize the buckle? It is one of the chain links like yesterday's chain post but in white this time. (I took this photo before I put a slit in his collar but I thought you might see him better when he wasn't on a black background)
I'm way too old to be thinking of Pilgrims and Indians and turkeys from traced hands but I truly like that stuff and this is as close as I can age-appropriately craft in that fashion. I love kids' holiday arts and crafts and I don't care if that seems "cheesy" (grin)