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Saturday, February 4, 2012

White on White Grace

Hello Again, thanks for popping by,

Today I’ve created this gorgeous White on White card for the Card Crafters Circle challenge this week.

A Challenge it was too – I ended up having to use just a little colour (Stampin Up’s Sahara Sand to be precise). I embossed my new Paperbag Studios ‘Grace’ stamp with White embossing powder on White cardstock. She was just a little too hard to see, so I inked over her with the Sahara Sand and I think she looks wonderful!

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There is quite a bit of embossing on the base layer and I’ve layered two more plain squares behind her to lift her up and define a frame around her. I swiped the edges of these layers with ink too. The Chipboards are set up high too. A border die cut was placed along each side and lost of ribbon & paper flowers were used.

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It was difficult to take a photo of this card so I’ve taken it with the light in different places for you.

The chipboard letters were painted with white acryllic paint and dabbed over with glitter glue. The beautiful rose ribbon was another purchase I made at the closing down sale yesterday of my favourite and local craft shop.

The Wonderful sentiment was cut out of a digi that was free over at Birds cards. I trimmed the word out and then glued it to a Spellbinder 4 shape. I embossed the whole shape with the word glued in place and it kind of hid the edges where I’d cut around the sentiment and stuck it down.

Word of warning if your going to try this – make sure the glue is dry before you emboss it all together, otherwise the glue squeezes out and it all sticks to the embossing folder in a gluggy mess!

I hope you like my card as much as I do, I’ll enter it at the following challenges as well as Card Crafters Circle’s White on White Challenge, for which it was made.
  1. http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/challenge-20-anything-goes.html
  2. http://hotshotcraft.blogspot.com.au/2012/01/challenge-3-flowers-and-winner-of.html
  3. http://pattiescreationschallenge.blogspot.com.au/2012/01/challenge-36-embossing.html
  4. http://thestampmanchallenges.blogspot.com.au/2012/01/stamp-man-embellish-it-challenge.html
  5. http://stampinfortheweekend.blogspot.com.au/2012/01/challenge-2-embossing.html
P.S If you are in to Candy - check out mine it's super simple to enter! My Candy!

13 comments:

lisa

I love the white on white look, it is really classy and you've created so much texture and interest too.
Thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Stampman this time.
hugs Lisax

Jenée

You may have felt this was definitely a challenge for you, but your rose to the occasion quite nicely. This is a lovely card. I really like the different elements and the embossed image adds to the texture of the card. Well done, lady!! Thank you for joining our challenge this week at
Card Crafter's Circle.

Cheryl

Gorgeous! I love all the texture.


~Cheryl~

Jennifer

This is just sensational! I love the image and all the embossed details! Thanks so much for sharing at Card Crafter's Circle! I love seeing your work!

craftymum

a super card. Thank you for joining us for our flowers challenge at HSC.

hugs Sarah x

p.s. I have candy on my blog for old and new followers.

Pattie G

This is so pretty! I love your added touches. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
Hugs
Pattie ♥

Tracey

This is gorgeous, I love all the different textures :)
Hugs
Tracey
x

Sandi

I love it!
Thanks for playing in our 'Embossing' Challenge #36, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

DesignerDiva

Beautiful card I love white on white and all your textures are fantastic!
Thanks for joining us at Diva's By Design this week and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie xx

Pauline

Wow.. this is awesome! I love the 'negative' loo you've achieve by embossing in white, and then inking... thanks so much for sharing at Card Crafter's Circle...
hugs,
Pauline

Sarah

Oh my word, this is just stunning! I do like White on White and this is a brilliant example of the style. Wonderful texture and love the flowers.

Thanks for joining in with us this week at Divas by Design.

Sarah

Sandi

WTG!
Congrats on your win of 2 images (excluding sets) in Challenge #36 from Pattie's Creations! Make sure you stop in the challenge blog to email Pattie with your image choices within 7 DAYS.
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

Manderly

Hi! I am on my phone checking mail real quick because if I turn on my computer there goes hours! TY for the funny comment about sewing the pieces back together! I'm glad you understand! Lol that you would do the same! I will be back to check out your blog. Manderly xxxooo