A few days before Christmas our vet gave birth to her first baby...
a girl, so yesterday I made this card to welcome little Olivia.
Concentrating on creating is a pleasant distraction to help
me deal with the pain.
Of course, the card had to have an animal on it, although I am pretty sure
our vet will not have to treat any giraffes in our little beach side town.
This oh-so-cute giraffe is a freebie digital stamp by Artesanato, and I
coloured her very softly with Promarkers.
My flower arrangement is very sparkly IRL with Star Dust Stickles,
but unfortunately the camera has not picked up the dazzle.
I completely covered the title die-cut with the Star Dust Stickles, and for
some reason the camera has picked up its sparkle.
The inside of the card co-ordinates with the front. I took this photo after the
sun had gone down, so that is why it is not as bright as the previous photos.
Challenges I would like to enter
A Gem of a Challenge #185 - 'Celebrate Something New'
CCC Digi Creations #65 - 'Use Die-cuts and/or Punches'
Crafty Friends #49 - 'New Beginnings'
Crafty Purple Frog - 'New Beginnings'
Daisy Chain #4 - 'Add Some Sparkle'
Nordsalten Hobbyklubb #153 - 'Baby'
Simply Create Too #123 - 'New Beginnings'
Image - Artesanato (Freebie digital stamp)
Colouring - Promarkers
Paper - Forever Friends New Arrival
Dies - Spellbinder Classic Oval, Scalloped Oval, Classic Circle, Scalloped Circle; Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip; Marianne LR0217 (Baby); EZ Cut 50046 (Stars)
Stickles - Ranger Star Dust
Flowers, pearl stems and lace are from my
After several days of near average temperatures (but with high humidity), we are bracing ourselves again for a major heat-wave here in Australia, so I guess I will be staying indoors with the air conditioning on, and hopefully doing some more crafting,
Until next time, thank you for visiting.