Merry Christmas

Saturday, 22 December 2012
I've a feeling I might surprise a few people by the very fact that I'm posting as it's been two months since my last post (why does that sounds like the beginning of a confession?!).  I hope everyone is ready for Christmas.  I can't believe how quickly it has come round.

This next bit will surprise people even more.......I've made some cards!  It's been so long and it actually felt enjoyable again.  I'm not going to push myself with this but I am hopeful that this is the resurgence I've been longing for.

The card I'm going to show today is one I made for one of my very best friends little boy.  She welcomed Jonah in March of this year and he is such a sweetheart. I really wanted to make a card for his first Christmas. 

I'd already coloured the image when I embossed the background. Unfortunately it caused the card to warp slightly, but I hope it's still ok.  You can't see in this photo but I'd put stickles on all the snowflakes to make it sparkle, as well as some Glamour Dust on the fur trim and bobble of the hat.
If I'm correct, the image is little Baby Jack from the Humphrey's Corner range.  I'm ashamed to admit that this is the first time that I've inked him up and I must've had him a good 18 months.  I've got so many stamps like this.
Anyway, I hope you like the card.  I will be aiming to post the others over the next few days.
I hope you are all well. Thank you for stopping by and for any comments you may leave, they will be greatly appreciated, especially after such a long absence.


  1. Beautiful cute card Sarah. Lovely to see you back in blogland. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Sue x

  1. Karen said...:

    Perfect sweetie.xx

  1. Kellylouj said...:

    Gorgeous card love that image x

  1. Lisa said...:

    Hi Sarah, Gorgeous card! I love the CAS design and adorable image.

    Hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

    Lisa x

  1. Sanna said...:

    Cute card!

    Merry Christmas to you and your family! :)

  1. Lovely to see you back and your card is just gorgeous. The image is just perfect for a baby's first Christmas.

    Sharon x

  1. Marcea said...:

    just stunning. I really love the snowflakes - they are gorgeous. I think we are all guilty of buying stamps and then not using them. Good to see this little guy get inked up. Have a great Christmas xxxx

  1. coops said...:

    so gorgeous sarah.adorable image and i love your snowflakes :D

    xx coops xx

  1. Pami said...:

    Hi Sarah honey, hope all is well with you. Your card is fabulous!

    Have a wonderful Christmas and very best wishes for the New Year.

    Pami x

  1. Elaine said...:

    It's a gorgeous card Sarah. Nice and clean looking with the image being the real focal point, the embossing is a beautiful detail.

    Wishing you the Merriest of Christmas's and a Happy New Year.
    I hope 2013 will be much kinder to you.

    Big hugs
    Elaine xx

  1. Gorgeous card Sarah! Great to see you back in blogland and hope to see some more of your gorgeous cards soon.

    {{hugs}} for a happier Christmas and may 2013 be everything you would wish it to be.

    Jocelyn X

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