It's great to be selling cards again after the long Christmas break, and it means I've got some re-stocking to do - the perfect excuse to spend hours quilling! But in between the ever-popular flower and butterfly designs, I've had a couple of 'boyish' projects to do.
Firstly, I was asked to create this birthday card by a regular customer who loves designs with cut-outs. She wanted me to quill a train on the inside of the card that would show through at the front, so I did what she asked, adding a single cloud of smoke on the outside face of the card to link it all together.
And then I had another go at the 'Baby Boy' design, after some friends of ours recently became grand-parents. This time I have made the bear smaller and the balloon bigger (just as I had planned) and I think it works much better than the earlier version. (Apologies for the shadow on this card - I had to take the photograph in artificial light.)