Mar 02

The Best Dr. Seuss Quote

What’s the best Dr. Seuss quote to use in a card?  This is the perfect question to ask on Dr. Seuss day!  So many of us have loved Dr. Seuss books from the time we were small children.  The silly nonsense rhymes made us giggle then and we still giggle now when we read them to our children or our grandchildren.

Because they are so recognizable, these are perfect to use as sentiments in your handmade cards.  They can be silly or profound, but are sure to bring a smile and maybe even a happy memory to the recipient.

But what’s the BEST Dr. Seuss quote to use?  I have done a little research on this and have come up with an answer for you.  Of course, this is my opinion and I think you should do some research yourself and figure out which Dr. Seuss quote is best for your card.  Here’s what I came up with…

The BEST Dr. Seuss Quote to use in a card

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And here’s a look at the front of my card…

The Best Dr. Seuss Quote

I love how the copper foil paper looks on this dragonfly.  It is so elegant!  And although all those tiny pieces were glued on individually, it wasn’t hard, just a little time consuming.  I am okay with spending the time when it produces a WOW effect like this one!

I simply printed my quote on a piece of whisper white cardstock and cut it to fit inside my card.  To get the best use of your paper, go ahead and print your sentiment on each quadrant of the cardstock so you can create 4 sentiments at once.

I hope you will choose to use a Dr. Seuss quote in one of your cards, even if it isn’t Dr. Seuss day.  It’s a fun way to share a smile with someone.  Please share our post on Facebook so that others can enjoy the silliness of this day too!

Mar 03

My Favorite Children’s Book

Yesterday was Dr. Seuss Day.  I didn’t realize that fact yesterday, but I did have a conversation with my friend about books we used to read to our kids when they were little.  Our daughter’s favorite book was “Watch Your Step Mr. Rabbit” by Richard Scarry.
Favorite Children's Book

I know we read that book hundreds of times.  We all had every line of every page memorized.  She still loves reading as much as she did when she was a little girl.

When I was a kid my favorite books were the Boxcar Children books and Nancy Drew mysteries.

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My mom took us to the public library all the time to find new books to read.  We would spend hours walking among those shelves of books choosing just the right one.

I am thankful that I have kids who still love to read and that I have a mom who helped instill a love of reading in me as well.  Reminiscing about all of this has given me an idea for Mother’s day.  I think I will begin now making a list of things like this that I am thankful that my Mom did for me and include it with her Mother’s Day card/gift this year.  Maybe I will even choose a small gift that relates to each of the items on my list.  Of course, my first gift is going to have to be a book… 🙂

Maybe you would like to join me in this gratitude list.  What a nice way to honor our Mom’s on Mother’s Day (or our Dad’s on Father’s Day).  If you have ideas of items you will include in your list, please share them in the comments section.  Your creative ideas may help spark creativity in someone else too!