You see, like many young couples, she and he love retro decor - they've even placed my husband's old manual typewrite in their front hall as an objet d'art - and so it came to mind that she might get a kick out of vintage kitchen appliances. (I suppose this means I am vintage as well, but let's not go there...)
I had the best time quilling a blender, mixer, and toaster, complete with silver-edge paper knobs and power cords - crazy, I know, to spend so much time on a card, but it's fun having someone new join the family who is too polite to tell me not to give her handmade cards because then she'll have to keep them.*
I braided embroidery floss as a way to attach the Shower Power tag... a play on the early 70's catch phrase Flower Power. I realize it might be a new one to those of you who were just mere thoughts during that era. Long hair braids were popular back then too - guilty as charged - so there's another connection I hadn't thought of until now. Oh wait, forget that... hair and kitchens aren't the most tasteful of pairings if you get my drift...
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