Scratch and Sniff - Ernie's Early Xmas Present

Bert and Ernie

I couldn't resist getting an early Christmas present when I saw this original Bert & Ernie longhaired dachshund silhouette from the Etsy shop Scratch and Sniff. I've been tagging these as favorites for a few months now but today is was just pure kismet when this was listed. Ernie turned 14 on November 5th and this will be a sweet piece of artwork that will always be his.

The artist is Lou Lomibao from Newport Beach in California and not only does she make these whimsical pieces but she's also a photographer! Check out her website, Scratch and Sniff Photo. It's wonderful to find out she's a devoted dachshund fan and that she donates her time to the Southern California Dachshund Relief, and she even started a dachshund meetup in the O.C. area! Hmmm, might have to join in on that if there's one going on after Christmas while we are down south!