baby announcement

i just finished this sea themed baby announcement. each is printed  from the original piece with sea creature details made with a mix of with hand embroidery, fabric applique, pinhole art and hand painting.  

detail of coral inspired art...
a little hand painted seahorse give a message from the proud parents.

a little crab peeks out of the envelope welcoming the new baby.
the envelope liner is polka dotted with french knots.