Madonna and Child – Christmas Card

Hi everyone

Yey! it’s Friday. I am really looking forward to the weekend.  Not sure why as the “jobs to do list” is getting longer. What about you!  Anyone got anything nice planned for this weekend?

Today I would like to share one of many Christmas Cards I have made using the new Chocolate Baroque “A Child Is Born” rubber stamp sets.  Ooo! This is a fabulous set this one.   I have totally fallen in love with the Madonna and Child stamp in the set.  It would be perfect for other occasions and not just for Christmas.

FloLangleyCBDTSeptCC076CFirstly, I stamped a piece of white card using a crackle background rubber stamp.  I then stamped the beautiful Madonna and Child image, colored it using some water colored pencils and gave it a quick spray of fixative.  I trimmed it to size and attached it to a piece of pretty paper and mat and layered it as seen.

  I  sewed a piece of lace and silver fancy ribbon onto a thin strip of card, trimmed the card back so it didn’t show through the lace and attached it to the backing paper with some glue.

I then added the blingy bits to frame the main image and also the four small paper roses.

Chocolate Baroque Stamps Used :  Crackle Background – Echoes of Italy and Madonna and Child – A Child is Born.

Thank you for looking.

Take care and have a great weekend.

Florence x


  1. Marianne

    Florence, this is so beautiful. The crackle stamp gives the Madonna and Child a stained glass look…very lovely. I like all the bling around the picture as well as the lovely roses. I like how you curled the stems. Lovely!

    Marianne xo


  2. Kylie

    Wow, Florence. You are an absolute super star with these stamps. You never cease to amaze me with what you come up with. Truly stunning work, my friend xx


  3. Valerie Nolan

    Flo this is too beautiful for words. Like a masterpiece hanging in a church. Love the crackle effect under the Madonna and the lace is so pretty.
    Don’t wear yourself out in this heat. I booked a table for 12.30 which seemingly is when the bar opens and the kitchen opens at 1pm 🙂
    Val xx



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