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It seems that my dear friend Mrs Penny Bunnie had a bit of a mishap following her last visit with me. After I finished with my photos I took a break and popped into the kitchen to have my toast and cocoa. I left everything on my table with plans to tidy up after. Luna happily munched on the tiny piece of toast I gave her then trotted off to start her morning hunt for Mr Mau, her toy mouse. I didn't notice how quiet things were until I heard an unfamiliar crunch. There on the table was Luna with her mouth around one of Mrs Penny Bunnie's ears, furiously crunching away!
Poor Mrs Penny Bunnie! I've had her for 9 lovely mishap free years. Every Spring she pops out of her cupboard and makes herself at home in my little Easter displays. My last 2 kitties have never had an interest in her except for a passing sniff every now and then. But Luna, being the very curious kitten that she is decided a sniff wasn't enough. So I quickly wrapped Mrs Bunnie's ears with a pink velvet ribbon and a scrap of old lace.
Since my garden was fresh out of rabbit holes I offered Mrs Bunnie a hat box to burrow in while she was on the mend.
Word of her misfortune quickly got around. Soon Miss Hyacinth Peep waddled over to console her best friend and to keep her company.
Hyacinth was such a good listener that she didn't mind Mrs Bunnie repeating her woeful tale 22 times. She even brought her friend more lace and a pretty pink button to cheer her up. After all nothing makes an ailing friend feel better than something pretty and something pink!
Later (much much later) that night I eventually got around to starting the gift tags I had been planning to make. Inspired by Mrs Bunnie's tale and because I decided to participate in my first Pink Saturday this weekend I made a few color changes. Mrs Bunnie was kind enough to share some of her vintage lace and the pink button she received from her dear friend Hyacinth Peep. Here are my first collage gift tags using the Distress Ink pad I recently picked up. The color is called Tea Dye. I think it's my favorite new toy! I'm really excited about trying it on lots of other projects. Perhaps I'll send a tag over to Mrs Bunnie.