One of the more oddly interesting vintage greeting cards I've stumbled upon lately, a strange mish-mash of ballet bunnies and a horror inducing create-a-face bonus that probably scared the ploppers proper right out of poor lil Petunia. Yep, grandpa sure knew how to pick 'em, as all girly tradition is thrown to the wind with a cute, whirling wabbitty poem accompanying a sheet of weird-oh-esque male facial features to apply to the blank slate ballerina's missing mug on the front cover-- ?!! This is definitely one for the pre-teen trauma Twilight Zone files!
Why the ballet bunny that's fallen right on his cotton tail? At least you could have given him an "oops" face not a "I'm a failure, I'm quitting ballet and moving to the tundra" face.
Also why are all the stickers pretty much older male features, for a card that looks to be for a little girl?
Think of all of the levels of management this design had to go through without a single person going "... wait a minute ..."
Holy cats, this is some kinda bizzarroverse holy grail right here. I'm very impressed. And I think it's the gender nonconformity that I love the most, actually. It's just so collaborative, so ready to inspire the recipient at their own pace: "Here," the card seems to say, "you can do it."
So basically its Colorforms combined with a greeting card?--That's actually not such a bad idea. Too bad the designs of the facial feature stickers have such an unappealing design.
"I'm a failure, I'm quitting ballet and moving to the tundra"
Brian, you've been reading my diary.
Wow. I’m simultaneously in shock and impressed. I want all my ballerinas from this day forward to have googly eyes and mustaches
The stickers definitely should've been more Babs Streisand-esque than turn of the century barber shop of horrors quartet-- of course that's what makes this dang thing so interesting in the first place!
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