Monday, 8 November 2010

All White Now

I really love a challenge to make an "all white" card .... it makes me feel so Christmassy!! I love the challenge of adding interest through texture rather than a lot of colour, though it's not easy to come up with anything "different".

I have only ever made one "all white" card before and the slightly unusual elelment I used was a feather ... I was so pleased with my own (rare) inventiveness I decided to do it again this time lol!! A feather very quickly suggests to me using an angel image ... so for a Christmas card there was only one way for me to go, and here it is!

I used the sketch from this fortnight's Sunday Sketch & Stamp #40

and would also like to enter

Simon Says - Are You All White?
Craft Your Days Away #7 - All White
I ♥ ProMarkers #39 - Snowflakes (my background embossing folder)
Flutterby Wednesday's #129 - open theme (angel, fairy or butterfly)
LotV #72 - One for the Girls (2nd entry)
CRAFT #75 - Dry Embossing
Crafty Cardmakers' Spotlight - Embossing
One Stop Craft Challenge #105 - Embossing
Thoughtful Thursdays - J is for Jewels

Main image: LotV "Christmas Angels - Praying", coloured with Promarkers & Copics, wings and edging decorated with glamour dust; and headdress decorated with tiny pearls;
Sentiment: Elzybells;
Papers: none - pearlescent white card embossed with Cuttlebug folders "Snowflakes" and "Christmas Stars";
Supplies: hellebores flower from Wild Orchid Crafts; feather, gems and small roses from my stash;
Tools: large scallop circle nestabilities; Martha Stewart "eyelet lace" edge punch.

That's all for now .. back tomorrow with my last GDT card for Papertake Weekly :-)


  1. This is just beautiful :)
    Thanks for joining us at SS&S.
    Mira =)

  2. Beautiful card Pauline - love the feather...and do I notice some new embossing folders too???
    Helen x

  3. Very pretty design thank you for sharing it with us at CRAFT Challenge this week.

    Good Luck

    Kerry x

  4. Lovely Pauline, I have that embossing folder too, it's lovely, love this image too, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

  5. Oh so pretty! Thanks for playing along with other lovelies thoughtful thursdays challenge!

  6. Gorgeous card, Thank you for joining in with us this week at C.R.A.F.T Challenge
    Kevin xx

  7. What a gorgeous card Pauline. Love the image and the added feather is fab. Debs xx

  8. Gorgeous card Pauline ,, such a cute image and the textire and embellies are perfect ,, love the idea to use a feather ,,, !! beautiful :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  9. Gorgeous card, beautiful details and sweet image.

  10. Lovely. Just lovely. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

  11. what a lovely card, gorgeous image and classy design. janex

  12. Very pretty card

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.


    Jo x

  13. Gorgeous card with a fab image and a great take on the sketch. Thanks for playing along with SS&S this time. Hugs, Claire x

  14. Thanks for joining our theme with this lovely project at CYDA

    Liz xx

  15. What a beautiful card Pauline, I love the image and the soft coloured embellies. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away, good luck with the challenge xxx

  16. Soooooooo pretty! I need to ask....what do you do with the stem on the hellebore??? I am struggling with mine!
    Kaz xx

  17. Wow its stunning! The embossing is beautiful and looks so beautiful against the glitter and the image
    love tasha xx


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Pauline x