I'm giddy with excitement. This was in my head for years.
The intended use of a mousetrap scares the bejeezers out of me. I just can't think about it, and I'd rather pay $30 for a trap that will save the mouse (and likely bring him back into my house two days later) than 4 for $2.00 at the local discount store for a trap that would harm a cute little mouse.
I do reserve the right to scream if I see the mouse . . . not from fear but from surprise. But I just can't bear to kill the little guys.
But come on . . . 4 for $2.00 . . . metal and wood. You know those have to be awesome for crafting.
And they are . . .mouse trap meets Action Wobble challenge. Challenge was Halloween, and nothing says TRICK or Treat like hanging candy from a mouse trap so the recipient has to wonder if their hand will be slapped from taking the candy. But . . . it's safe! Traps was never engaged. So I took the trap, and I used pliers to make a hook at the top.
I decorated using pattern paper, cardstock, ink, stamps and washi tape. What's awesome . . . the medallion with the washi tape is a wobble (which is why it is slightly blurry. It was awesome to use the wobble because there is a sturdy wire underneath that I would have had to lift if I was putting this medallion flat on the trap. And because this was hanging . . . there was lots of wobble action.
And it really does hold candy (best I could do was a Nestle Skinny Cow). It is hanging, and it is holding! Quite a grip.
So . . . the task at hand . . . I need to find the mouse traps that I bought. I literally pulled one out months ago and left the other dozen or so in a bag. Somewhere . . . but where.
Cheap mouse trap from discount store
Doodlebug Pattern Paper and Washi Tape
Close To My Heart Stamp
Memento Black Ink