Friday 5 August 2011

White on White with the Winter Wonderland

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
Today Team Marianne are presenting the challenge at the 

with the very talented Suzi choosing the fabulous theme of 

White on White

we are sponsored by the fabulous Sassy Studio Designs
The team were given some images to use and although I am not in Team Marianne, my resolve never fails me to make a Christmas Card every week, so here is what I came up with for this challenge
I love doing these white on white cards, it really makes you think about depth and texture. I have also used my copics and some liquid appliqué for the fully bits.

I have used my MS holly around the page punch on a 12 x 10 inch card, this way when folded the holly perfectly lines up.  I have used my bug to create a Swiss dot textured back ground.  I distressed all edges and glittered them up.  Adding a white ribbon to took the tag under.  The hand made flower contains a pearl brad from the Hobby House and the punched out layers have been embossed with little hearts.  I used punched out swirls and leaves for that extra dimension, adding little pearls to the ends of the punched swirls. The sentiment is from My Sentiments Exactly.  The image of course by Sassy Studio Designs.
hope you can see the added glitter on the embossed flower
and the tag tucked under the ribbon/bow

Don't forget to  hop over to the challenge blog to check out Team Marianne's great inspiration.

I would like to welcome all my new followers and wish you all well in the 300 follower candy.   For those of you that have not yet entered the 300 follower candy you can do so here, thank you to Feline for now advertising my candy too.

As always and very importantly I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments on my blog, allowing me to hop back over to see your own beautiful work. THANK YOU!!

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Aud Sentiments - Merry Christmas on your card
Charisma Cardz - Flowers, Pearls and Glitter
Just for Fun - White on White
PaperPlay - Christmas in August
ABC Christmas - P for Presents
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas
ICopic - Skin Tones
Gingerloft - Make it Sparkle
PaperPlay - Christmas in August
Do It With Digi's - Christmas in August
Sassy Studio - Let's Get Sentimental
Bah Humbug - White on White

think that is about me for today

Enjoy the rest of your day and have a fabulously crafty weekend


KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous christmas card kate, I love white on white.
great image and coloring.

greetings karin

Joey said...

Oh my goodness Kate, this card is so full of detail its beautiful! love all the white on white, something I cant seem to master, you have done it to perfection, its gorgeous. Joey xx

Natali said...

Hi Kate!! I thought you showed already a lot you technics and stiles.. But every time I came to your blog and BAHHHhhhh... Again!!! This card.. I even dont know what to say... I am speechless.. I fall in love just now with this card!!! )))
HUGS, Natali (SME)

Chantal said...

Wow, wunderful card, love it.
Cute image and great colouring.
Hugs, Chantal S

Arline said...

This is beautiful Kate! Love that image and on the white it looks stunning! Great challenge....will be having a go when I return home on Monday!x

Heidi said...

Hallo Kate, this is an absolutely gorgeous creation. hugs heidi x

misteejay said...

What a beautiful 'White on White' creation - just lovely.

Toni xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card Kate and very clever how you lines up the PATP. Marianne x

Zoechaos said...

Beautifully made card with lots of lovely layers and textures. Sadly it is not really white on white and does not qualify for Just for fun XOXO Zoe

Sara said...

OMGosh, that is truly beautiful! Thanks for playing along with SSD!

Zoechaos said...

Thanks for being a good sport! Looking forward to seeing what you make of Sam's challenge for next week. XOXO Zoe

Sandra H said...

Absolutley stunning:) Sandra H

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Kate, I love the white on white and the fab image.
Kevin xx

Hazel said...

Kate - what a really lovely card - I love all the white it looks really classy. I look forward to seeing your next creation. Hazel x

coops said...

fanatstic card kate, i love the white on white and stunning image :D

xx coops xx

Unknown said...

Wow stunning card Kate. I love this white on white, ot really makes the image stand out! Hugs ,Frea

Caroljenks said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! The holly edging is perfect - very effective!

Thanks for joining us over at ABC Christmas for our 'P for Presents' Challenge.

Carol x

ladyjanet_56 said...

This is rather nice Kate as usual you have put so much work into it, I have this stamp isn't she a joy to colour. Janet

Amanda xx said...

Oh this is truly beautiful Kate...thanks for sharing this with us xxxxxx Amanda

Theresa said...

WOW!! This is just beautiful. Love all the white and the Santa babe is just too "red" hot!! Fabulous card. Love that ivy border.

The Crafty Den said...

Wow Kate, what a stunning card. You've made the white on white challenge look easy! Have a great weekend. Hugs, Denise x

Julie said...

Gorgeous card! You rocked the white on white challenge. Love the way you colored the Sassy image. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

Lisa Jane said...

oh i love white on white cards pretty
Lisa x

Céline said...

so gorgeous card!
love the white on white, so beautiful...
thanks for playing with us at Paperplay this week
céline PPC DT

Gaynor Greaves said...

WOW, I LOVE this, Beautiful, thanks for joining our make it sparkle challenge at Gingerloft, good luck, Gaynor DT :)

Lori said...

Brilliant card, love all the white with just the image in colour and the liquid applique is the perfect finishing touch! thank you for joining the Diva's over at Do it with Digi's, we're happy to have you!

Susie Sugar said...

Oh wow this is so sassy and I love the white on white
Thanks for joining us Digi Divas at the "Do It With Digis challenge" this time
Hugs Susie Sugar xx

Amy said...

Love it!! Thanks so much for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge blog.

Marion Kuipers-van Eijsden said...

I love this card... wonderful that red between all that white!
Thanks for joining us at Totally papercraft challenge this week. Please change the title of our challenge to Holidays... bling it up is a past challenge.

Regan said...

Oh my goodness, Kate, this is a magnificent creation! All that lush detail and all in white on white! I love the border punch detail and your embossing and punched elements give the card such wonderful texture! Fabby coloring too! Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs! :)
Regan ~ Design Team

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