Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Now Comes The Fun Part

where I put some of those clearance finds to work.

Or at least three of them.

I was perusing etsy when I saw a print that called my name. But $15 + shipping? No thanks. At least not when I can "do it my-self," said in my best 3 year old voice.

I used the original as inspiration and whipped up my own version in Photoshop, then sent it off to Walgreens down the street to be printed as a 5 x 7.

Total cost? $1.79 Just perfect sandwiched between two thrift store frames. At least the size was perfect. The color? Not so much. And, no offense to Mr. Pachyderm, the insides weren't exactly what I had in mind either. I promise -it's not you, it's me...

Nothing a little paint and some free images from here, printed on scrapbook cardstock, couldn't fix. Now if I knew how to do a cool little "download here" button, this is where it would go. But I don't. So if you need a jpeg of cake-y deliciousness, shoot me an email: muchwisor@att.net and I'll send it back as an attachment.

How's that for hi-tech?

8 comments:

  1. I'd love the jpeg image!! Love your idea... thanks for sharing!

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  2. You are very creative. I'm not that great with crafty things, they never look nearly as good! lol

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  3. Great little print. I kinda liked Dumbo.

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  4. It took me twice through to realize it said, "let them eat CAKE"! Hello?! I'm retarded.

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  5. what a great site to print pictures from! Love that idea!

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  6. AWESOME!

    So easy, and yet I never would have thought to do that! I'm glad you visited my blog so that I now have a new person to stalk!

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  7. ARRRGGGGHHH!!! Mum, you are such a loser! You totally suck, why did you change my stupid header?!?!?!?!?! ARRRGGGHHH I WILL BE AVENGED!!!!!

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