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Ice Crystal Chrismas Cards

Last weekend I completed six designs for Christmas cards. These will be printed on the cards I send to my family and friends this year.

Each design is based on an actual ice crystal (more commonly known as snowflakes) photographed by W. A. Bentley in the early 1900s. Bentley was the first person to photograph a single ice crystal, and went on to photograph more than 5000. You can see from my illustrations the complexity and intricacy of some of the snowflakes photographed by Bentley.

The cards are also available for sale in my etsy shop.

Handmade Snowflake Christmas Card
Handmade Snowflake Christmas Card
Handmade Snowflake Christmas Card
Handmade Snowflake Christmas Card
Handmade Snowflake Christmas Card
Handmade Snowflake Christmas Card


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Saturday = Shopping

I got a bit carried away shopping this weekend, I ordered lino cut printing supplies online and I treated myself to a couple of lovely little presents in the COS sale:)
COS Necklace

COS Mittens

We also got our first snow of the winter. The Ocado delivery man still made it to us, although by the time he arrived I was ready and waiting to go to bed.

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