We've got a lot of 5-year-old birthdays now, so the High 5 stamp from the brand spankin' new CAS-ual Fridays stamp set Woot Woot was just begging to be used. I have to say how impressed I am with the quality of these stamps. Usually with such a wide image I have a hard time getting a solid impression, especially with a dark ink.
I used an old hand stamp as a template, and traced my own arm out. I'll write the message here. The arm then fits into the sweater sleeve which is glued on the bottom. Not your typical card, but I think a five-year-old would get a kick out of it (my son did!) This card is sized to fit into a standard-sized long envelope.
Here are some earlier versions. This one I used an exacto to cut the hand out, and then scored a fold line at the wrist. I liked having a much longer stand in back because it allowed the hand to stand straight up, instead of sloping backwards. But overall, this card wasn't doing it for me. I think because the "sleeve" on the bottom was too wide.
So then I mounted it on a darker green base and left the hand flapping out. A nice card, but not sure I was crazy about it.
Thanks for looking!
stamps: CAS-ual Fridays Woot Woot, Papertrey Ink Striped Sweater, PSX hand