Monday, 8 November 2010


I have been asked to make a few personalised cards for children - their ages range from 3 years to 4 months. This is the second one of the order.

Here's the one for the baby! I loved this image from Mo Manning called Kai in the Snow as soon as I saw it - I think the expression on the baby's face is simply wonderful! (I have always loved snow so maybe that's what attracted me to the image)

I coloured Kai with promarkers and added some stickles for the snow.

The embosssed frame is from Craftwork Cards and I used some Pearlescent Blue ink round the edges of the scallops before mounting it onto some blue card. I dusted over some of the snowflakes with blue glitter, the two single snowflakes were done using a Martha Stewart punch and the greeting was printed on the PC.

There's lots of challanges relating to Winter this week -
Sunday Stampers - Winter
Bee Crafty - Christmas (and a Digi image)
Paper Sundaes - Let It Snow
One Stitch at a Time - Winter Wonderland
Stamping Vacation - Paper with Snowflakes
Raise the Bar - Curves or Scallops


Hels Sheridan said...

Such a cute card and gorgeous for a 1st Xmas...thanks for joining in with the Sunday stamper x

Rose Petal said...

Hi Viv. Whata very pretty card, its stunning and very calming. Love the cute image and the snowflakes are just perfect to compliment the look. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

xGemmax said...

An adorable card hun...just love everything about it!! :o)
hugs and xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Awwww hun its gorgeous!
Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week! Good luck, hugs shell xx

Jan said...

This is an absoloutely adorable card Viv. The design, image and colours are just perfect. said...

Love this fantastic christmascard.
Great work. Have a nice day, Trudie.

Meggymay said...

A gorgeous card, I am sure it will be a keepsake.

Dana said...

Don't ya' just love Kai!! He is so adorable and your rendering of him on this beautiful card is amazing!! I just love it!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Raise The Bar!

Shar said...

A total cutie!

ona_i_ja said...

Your christmas card is adorable.
Thanks for joining us at One Stitch At A Time this time. Good Luck.

Karina said...

A gorgeous card! Love those colors you used. And the image is so cute. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.
Hugs, Karina

Sandy Ang said...

Just adore this card !
Love to see you at my Christmas Card Challenge

Pattie said...

Sweet image and oh so pretty! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes for our Let It Snow challenge!