Dec 272012

My granddaughter, Kate, is very serious about science.  She is fascinated by outer space, loves volcanoes and thinks dinosaurs are all that.  Her Grandpa and I visited with Kate and her family earlier this month.  Her dad (our son) is our dentist and it was time for our 6-month checkup.  (Is that a great excuse for a mandatory visit to the Grands or what!  lol)

While in Tucson we visited one of the observatories at the University of Arizona.  We looked through one of their huge telescopes and saw the famous Ring Nebula.

It looks like this in the textbook:

It looked like this through the telescope:

But it was still really cool!

I found some stickers that fit the occasion and decided to make a quick card and send them to Kate.

Next time we are hoping to go and see Jupiter!!

Thanks for dropping by today.  Happy Crafting!


Papers: PTI Vintage Cream; Three Bugs In a Rug “Blast Off” Designer Paper

Accessories: Satin Trimmed Organdy Ribbon

17 Responses to “Out of This World”

  1. What a darling picture! That’s amazing to love the planets, volcanoes and dinosaurs at such an early age. So cool to have your son as your dentist. What a great story.

  2. haha, how fun! And the card is so sweet! 🙂

  3. What a cool card for Kate. Now anytime is a good excuse for a mandatory visit to see sweet little Kate. She is such a doll Susan!

  4. In this age, the world still looks like full of miracles! I love it when kids are so fascinated – lovely card for your grandchild and I bet she will love the stickers!

  5. Wow! That is so fantastic that she loves science so much at a young age. What a great interest to nurture. Happy New Year, Susan!

  6. ahh…cute paper! perfect for the occasion!

  7. I’m so glad you had a nice visit with your son & the grands! How fantastic that such a young girl takes an interest in science! She’ll love the card and stickers 🙂
    Wishing you and yours a very happy new year!

  8. FABULOUS Happy holidays!!

  9. FABULOUS Happy holidays!!

  10. What a cute card you made, Susan! Kate would love it and what a nice set of stickers!
    Happy New Year to you and your family!

  11. Super cute and I am sure she will love it. Great exuse to see the grandkids I would say. hee hee

  12. so glad to hear you were able to spend time with your family during the holidays, she is so sweet, and I am sure she just loved the card to go with your visit!

  13. Oh I’m so far behind on checking blogs! These holidays just did me in and I’m so far behind! I just took a quick look at what I’ve missed here and really love those cards with the red berries and the challenge cards are just beautiful. And this one is so cute!
    So you have a budding scientist on your hands? That’s wonderful!
    Hope your Christmas was merry and bright. Wishing you and yours a happy and healthy new year!

  14. Happy New Year, Susan! Your granddaughter is beautiful and the card could not be more perfect.

  15. Someday I may be able to say that I know the grandmother of that famous rocket scientist!!!! How fun that she is so interested in all of that cool stuff. And how cool that she has a grandmother who thinks it is cool and sends her such a great card. Hope you are doing well and that the New Year finds you well and happy! Hugs, Curt

  16. You have used the perfect papers for her card, Susan…this is sooo cute!! She is going to love the stickers, too!!!!

  17. The perfect card for the occasion, and Kate will be thrilled to receive it and the stickers from Grandma. She’s grown so much! I’m glad you’re nearby and able to be a part of her life. Happy 2013!

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