Saturday, June 11, 2011

Touch and Feel

Hello Everyone,

Well with blogger being a cabbage again, I did not think I would get here today, BUT.. I did, and here we go.

Try to keep it short and to the point, as I have a few photos.

A client has a daughter who is visually impaired, and loves to touch, and feel textures, and I was asked if I  could  make her a Birthday card, that involves the touch/feel I thought about glitter and stuff like that, and while surfing the net came across this freebie from Anne Fenton and totally feel in love, AND, had a brain storm. [did you here the thunder]

I thought of some crafty stuff in my draw, and one thing led to here we go.

A cute little monkey.............The girl's name is MARIE..and her Dad calls her MONKEY FACE..hence the monkey had to be used.

Had the fur in my draw, and that thought came pretty quickly...something to feel...

Made an easel, so when it stood up she could feel the textures on the side of the card, which are cuttlebug hearts in vellum and scraps from the papers I used, just layered them on the side.

A gingham flower, I made that with spellbinders scallop circle dies, out of some mores scraps, as the green was very much the same as the leafy papers.

Last one, a side view, and all sides have been decorated, AND gently rubbed with she can smell it.

Her Mum was very happy with it, and "monkey face" will get it today, so I was able to post it here AND, enter a challenge at Cupcakes Crafts  and they want to see 'Things with tails" so hope I'm in time.

Thanks everyone for stopping by, and another new follower, thank you so much for joining me here,
I just cannot see any of my beautiful people at the moment, blogger wont let me..but you are all gorgeous, and love the hear from you.



Spyder said...

Too weird! My daughter's call ed Maria, and we used to call her monkey face, and now, she seems to have a theme of monkey pictures in her toddler son's room, which is nice, lovely card and very cute monkey!!

gobeagirl said...

Hi Chrissy. I so agree about blogger this week. I need to play catch up with everyone for this last week as I was just too tired to do much more that work with the kids on their projects and go to bed after work. Your card is just wonderful and I love all the details you put into it so that Marie can get the best enjoyment out of it. Totally adorable! Have a great weekend. Hugs, Lisa

heidy said...

Oh Chrissy your a clever girl,love this card,you gonna make a girl very happy!
Hugs Heidy

cheryl said...

oh hun how super cute is this wee monkey making one,gorgeous card love hugs cheryl xxx

Janette said...

Hi Chrissy, what a fab idea this is, love how you did the fur, she will love this so much,think it's a brilliant card.xx

Vicky said...

Just the cutest Chrissy...! love the image and great use of the fur too sweetie..!

hugs Vicky xx

Dobra said...

Lovely a card,
and all beautifully decorated
I really like the stamp
is beautifully painted.

Doreen said...

Oooh this is gorgeous love the

Mary J said...

How clever, Chrissy! Your card is amazing - she is going to love it!!

Lisa Jane said...

oh what fab card - love all the sensory elements .
Lisa x

Cazza said...

Chrissy this is AMAZING!! What a brilliant idea and such a lovely thought to add fragrance to your card too. Love, love, LOVE it and I'm sure 'Monkey Face' will do too :o)

coops said...

wow, this is such a special card chrissy.the monkey is super cute and i love all the added texture just wonderful :D

xx coops xx

Beverley said... freakin' cute is this card...I love it...thanks for dropping by my blog and leaving sweet comments.

Stampin' HUGZ

Debbie said...

Wow Chrissy, what a great and special card. I'm sure she'll love all the textures.So inspiring.Hope you're okay.Love Debbie x

Donna said...

Super sweet card Chrissy and just perfect for our 'things with tails' challenge this week...thanks for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake :) Donna x

Anonymous said...

LOL!! That monkey makes me smile!! :) I love your brilliant card with your papers and punched borders!! Thanks for sharing!!

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this card is absolutely fantastic let me tell you you have done an awesome job of it you really have. My daughter has impaired vision so she has lots of touchy feely stuff she usually loves the glitter on cards lol. So this really is perfect hun believe me.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, this is just gorgeous, i love the cute image, fab papers and colours too hugs pops x

Crafteezee said...

Well this is where handmade cards come into their element, you would never be able to buy a card with all those textures and the thought that went into making it. I'm sure she is going to be thrilled. Fabulous! Hugs Tracy x

Jayne A said...

What a great idea. It's fantastic card and I love the cute monkey.


Anonymous said...

Fabulous idea Chrissy, I am sure she will love it!
Helen x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Chrissy, what a gorgeous card. I love the cute image and your papers are beautiful. Your punch detail is fantastic. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

XxJULESxX said...

wow fab idea Chrissy! it's wonderful!!

Anne Fenton said...

Chrissy I love your card, thank you so much for using my image. I would like to feature it on my blog if I could.