(Card stock, that is...)
Last weekend I caught up with a friend who recently visited New York.
'I brought you back a little something' she said. And added, almost apologetically 'It's really quite small'.
After assuring her that I really REALLY liked small things, she handed me a card. Not just any card, but a card she bought at the Museum of Modern Art gift shop. A card that could be turned into a one-sixteenth scale Ercol butterfly chair!
If this isn't a good example of what the phrase 'It's the thought that counts' really means, I don't know what is...
Last night curiosity got the better of me, and I opened the package. Read the instructions. Punched out the parts (super-easy, especially as little arrows were printed on the backing pointing to where the chair pieces were attached to the card.)
Then realised that there were bits on the backing that weren't explained in the instructions. And the picture in the instructions of how to glue the chair together was very small. And very confusing.
Luckily, this morning I noticed the words at the bottom of the instructions: 'Further assembly instructions: www.onetosixteen.com'.
I checked out the website and found full, clear and easy-to-follow instructions.
And pretty quickly my flat pieces of card turned into a chair.
They've thought of everything, as included in the package is a floor and background to display your finished piece in.
The only problem? I want some of the other models. And they're not sold in Australia. :-(