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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Carting Cards

Today was the first day of my externship at a veterinary clinic, and what an exciting day it was.  I helped out with two dogs that needed their anal glands expressed (not too pleasant), I observed two dogs having their teeth cleaned (and some removed),  and watched a surgery on a puppy.   Could have been worse for the first day.  Oh yeah, I also saw a dog get euthanized, see there is always something worse.
Enough about that, a while back I went to a picnic for work and came back with a bag of goodies.  One of which was a business card holder which I thought would be useful.  I tend to collect business cards a lot when I go to craft fairs and such, so it is great to have a place to store and organize them.  Except that it looks totally lame, but that’s too easy to fix.
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So here’s the before, that dark and gloomy appearance isn’t just because of bad lighting by the way.
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And here’s the after, it’s now bright, cheerful, and so pretty.  Having the same problem with photos as yesterday, so sorry for the blurriness.  I used some white scraps to make a removable cover for the card holder, then covered it with strips of this cute wide trim I got from Goodwill (see More Goodwill Friends for a better look).  A single bow on the front completes the look, it also makes it easier to tell which is the front end.
Here’s the updated list:
  • Tube top
  • Doll costume
  • Card holder
  • Green dress
  • Top recon
  • Polo dress
Three down, three to go.  The next one won’t be up for a week, so please be patient.


  1. Hehe, I love that you have a shopping list that you are slowly working through on your blog - so fun!

  2. Slowly is right, I'm about a week later on it than I had planned, but I will definitely get it all done.


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