Saturday, 22 August 2015

Rainbow Baby


About 18 months ago I was given the sad task of making a sympathy card for my daughter's friend who had lost a newborn baby. So, it was nice when my daughter asked me to make a card for the friend's new baby, born healthily a few days ago.

She said a baby born after a loss is called a 'rainbow baby' and asked for a new baby card incorporating a rainbow. I did find this quite a challenge- I do have some digistamps and cutting files with rainbows on them but they all seemed too cartoonish (the sort of thing you might see on a St Patrick Day card). So I thought I'd try creating an impression of a rainbow using inks. Obviously, it doesn't really look like a rainbow but I hope it gives that effect.

The image of the mother and baby is an A Day For Daisies stamp - actually a clear acrylic stamp as they did these for a short while.

I'd like to enter:
Lulupu baby
Catchy Challenges make background
A Gem of a Challenge  one for the girls.

5 comments:

  1. So beautiful Marina. You find the best images for sure

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. This is gorgeous Marina and so glad to hear your daughter's friend has happy news now as it's heartbreaking to hear of such a sad loss.
    Fliss xx

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  3. Hi this is a beautiful card! Thanks for joining in with A Gem of Challenge this time!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  4. Such a beautiful card Marina! Thanks for playing along with us at Lulupu Challenge#52. Good Luck!

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  5. Lovely card. Thanks for playing along with CSCC Aug challenge- week 4. Good luck. :)

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