The star is made of sandpaper. We used an industrial style “coin envelope” to get the hardware-store vibe going upon receipt. If you didn’t receive one let me know and I’ll put you on the list for next year!
I’ve been hand-making New Year’s cards for about 15 years.
I love sandpaper and wanted people to be able to experience both the front and the back. Under the star, and I’m curious to know how many people found it, is this:
The idea, in broad-strokes, is that we’ve been given a limited amount of TIME to play with here on the planet Earth - a KIT of years, days, hours, etc. - so let’s use it well, take good care of it, and pay attention to the details! In that spirit, Happy 2010 to you, may your days run smoothly and be beautiful.