I used to really like this story when I was young.  I think one of the fabulous things that the Library challenge allows me to do is to allow the story to live outside of the book.  As a reader, I am always thinking about whatever book I am currently lost in and what is just beyond the page.  This challenge allows me to take that and add a dash of creativity.   

I started by printing and cutting out the mouse and the sentiment strip.  I also cut out the oval around the mouse and the frame.  I then colored in the mouse and used a water brush to blend.  I affixed the oval frame to the mouse.  I then affixed the frame to the background and placed the mouse in position, and the sentiment strip in its spot.  I then attached everything to the card base.  Finally, I affixed the flowers,

 

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