Sunday Postcard Art: Children

Alright…I’m sick as a dog (and how sick is THAT, you ask?) but I REALLY wanted to participate in this week’s challenge over at Sunday Postcard Art. Because I do not use a lot of vintage images, this wasn’t that easy for me. But I did step outside of my own box a little, and using some inspiration from Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer. For those of you who are not familiar with Trader Joe’s, it is a wonderful grocery store chain that puts out an advertisement flyer which features old vintage cartoons that have been given new captions (in the context of the ads).

Well, Sweet Mary here is an image I cut out from a 1953 children’s choirbook. It was to illustrate some song about “helping mother” or some such thing.

Sweet Mary

Sweet Mary

MATERIALS: Strathmore watercolor postcard; “Hide and Seek” #SPBBP06 Baby Collection (EK Success); velvet lime green ric-rac (stash) and a “Tranquility” Sunflower Slide (Maya Road)

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6 Responses to “Sunday Postcard Art: Children”


  1. 2 aino August 23, 2008 at 2:05 am

    Lovely, nice card.

  2. 4 Simone August 23, 2008 at 2:31 pm

    I hope you feel better! It’s a loveley card.

  3. 5 Annapurna August 27, 2008 at 8:33 am

    Very nice! Cute image and the paper you backed it on is very pretty. We have trader Joe’s here, but quite far from home, so I don’t go that often.


  1. 1 Sunday Scrappin #42 « Craftylyra’s Crafting Space Trackback on August 24, 2008 at 9:17 am

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