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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

When (Guinea) Pigs Fly Set of Five Cards by Scrappyrat's Shop


When I saw the theme, Look to the Skies, I couldn't resist making some guinea pigs flutter up! Little pink wings take these guinea pigs on a flutter around the yard! The guinea pigs have been stamped, then I watercolored them by hand. Can't you just imagine the sound of their "Wheek Wheek" calls as they zoom through the air? In my etsy shop I have many items designated as charity benefit items with all the money I make from those particular items going directly to the EFA Charity of the Month. I am practically always working on items for rescues and other animal charities who contact me and ask that I make things for their auctions or other fund raisers. (I'm attaching a pic on one I just finished the other day for Second Chance Pet Adoptions.) It's something I really enjoy doing for these groups that request my items. I am also a foster volunteer for Carolina Pet Rescue (http://www.cpr-nc.org). I foster rodents and other small animals. Attached is a photo of Carrot, my most recent "graduate" who was adopted a few days ago. I think she's one of the cutest hamsters I've ever seen, and that's saying a lot because all hamsters are pretty darn cute to begin with.

8 comments:

  1. Oh so cute!!
    Flying guinea pigs!

    Heather:)

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  2. I love this, love this, LOVE THIS! I have 3 piggies I adore! This is too sweet!!

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  3. just adorable! thank you for donating to the charities of the month and being a part of EFA :)

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  4. This is adorable! I'm totally a pig lover since getting Butterscotch... ;) She's so sweet!

    HUGS!

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