15 - Monster in the Cupboard

HUGE thanks to Michele for creating our awesome CSI Coordinates--had so much fun with them this week!

My cat Maggie loves to jump into cabinets and cupboards and closets whenever I open them, and as soon as I close the door, she wants out. I was loading books into the bookcases my husband put together for our new library, and Maggie kept getting in our way, jumping into the bookcases. So Farzad, being the practical joker he is, put her in the top bookcase and closed the door. She looks so cute and so funny looking down at us.

Clues I used to solve this case: Evidence: monsters, metal, zig-zags, stacking/layers, pom-pom, and something transparent; Testimony: document an adventure, poem type, poem in a pocket, and inspiration word imagination.

My poem in the pocket reads:

In her little kitty mind
I'm sure wild adventures await
inside every cupboard,
behind every door.
When I reach for a doorknob
she's always right there,
summoned by some extrasensory
Door opens, cat jumps in.
Door closes, cat wants out.
Some cupboard monster behind that door
Instead of the glorious adventure she'd dreamed up.

Here are some closeup details. For those who don't know, I scrap 8 x 8. I've posted more information about products and stuff on my blog, if you're interested: http://debbitscraps.blogspot.com/2012/04/monster-in-cupboard-csi-case-file-no-15.html

Thank you so much for reading about my page!

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Comment by Jenn Kennedy on April 22, 2012 at 2:43pm
This is so cute!!!! You have to love cats and the way they think. Love the monsters.
Comment by Tina Walker on April 21, 2012 at 11:23am

This challenge just made me smile and I love all of your cute little monsters - who couldn't love them?  right?  Love how you intertwined the twine (whew, say that fast 3 times) around the monsters - so cute!

Comment by NancyBurke on April 20, 2012 at 2:37pm

okay....holy moly this is amazing!!!!!!!! I think this is my fave page EVER!!!! I love how you have the baker's twine trailing along with the monsters, the layering, and that photo is adorable!

Comment by Jenny Evans on April 18, 2012 at 11:10pm

Oh, Debbi!! I love, love, love this!!!

Comment by Milagros C Rivera - DT on April 17, 2012 at 7:20pm

That is one killer shot, love her peeking our of the cabinet and the story behind it, awesome layering too!

Comment by Keandra Perkins-Willis on April 17, 2012 at 12:43pm

Love that picture and the way the monsters frolic with the twine!!!

Comment by Sylvia Mellander Ekman - DT on April 17, 2012 at 9:44am

Oh my debs! Love the layering and cool accents and that hilarious shot. Love that your LOs often have a funny twist. Your kitty looks cute and funny as you write, but also a bit muffed like someone trod on her tail without saying sorry! LOL

Comment by Annette Gearside - DT on April 17, 2012 at 5:14am

love the story of your cat !!!! so so typical of them !! great poem !!! awesome LO depicting it all !!

Comment by Eila Sandberg on April 16, 2012 at 4:17pm

This is freaking a-m-a-z-i-n-g Debbs! What a fab poem and how cute is Maggie in that cabinet. WOW WOW WOW!!

Comment by Leslie Allard on April 15, 2012 at 9:10am

Love your poem and pic!!!  The monsters here are adorable!  I just love it!!!

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