We had a nice little rush on the wild black raspberries out back:*
Back down by the bee hive:
Attractive bear territory.**
And, while we haven't seen a bear this year, there have been numerous sightings close by.
So, I always sing a No Bears, No Bears song while I'm down there picking. Seems to do the trick. ;-)
Which finally turned into this:
Which morphed into the final version.
Production Steps: The Movie
Only 28 this month!
The berry pieces were scanned (and multiplied) from some old wrapping paper I had in my stash.
I had a devil of a time with the bleeding of the pink papers through to the berry pieces!
To mitigate the 'bleeds', I ended up layering on more of the berry pieces on a number of the cards.
Found some Black Bear graphics online, resized, copied, then cut 'em all out. 72 little bears. :-)
Had to get some music in, but instead of sheet music this month,
I opted for my musical notes paper punch.
Panel of 24 of this month's postcards.
*Our little red raspberry patch has also been quite abundant with berries:
**Bears do like honey, but what they are also after when they break open a hive is the bee larvae - for the protein!