Friday, 7 December 2012

I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas at Crafty Ann's

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I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas
 ~ white on white background with a coloured image/topper ~



This is the last challenge 0f 2012 and a new challenge will start in the new year
  4 January 2013


This lovely poinsettia is from the  Trad-Temporary Christmas digital scrapbook kit*
I  printed it on on photo paper and decoupaged three layers and I think  it looks real pretty. 
A little tip (though maybe everyone does this already, lol)  - I don't like to see the white cut edges so I always go around the edge with a matching colour marker - this seems to give the layers more substance.

I've sparkled up the Nestie floral oval, some of the snowflakes and around the edges of the snowflake embossed BP.









Simply finished with some white organza ribbon found languishing in my stash.

I painted the snowflake - made with the XCut embossing punch - with iridescent medium and added glitter while wet, and added it to the bow. 
Shame you can't see all the sparkle in this pic.







*Most if not all of the elements in any of the scrapbooking kits can be used for cardmaking, they are not just for scrapbookers :)


The lovely DT have made a great job of ths challenge and their samples are well worth a visit over at   CACB .
We hope you will play along with us for this final challenge of the year and look forward to seeing your White on White creations and wish you a Merry Christmas and very best wishes for 2013.





I'd also like to enter
Crafty Calendar - white Christmas - metal optional
TTT #91 - Christmas
Creative Craft - white on white
Holly Jolly - bingo - glitter, free (snowflake), red
Papertake - anything goes
Twisted Tuesdays - winter white + snowflake
TTCRD #47 - anything goes

Thank you for stopping by
Cheers me dears


x

8 comments:

Lisa M said...

Completely elegant and festive Christmas card. That poinsettia centerpiece has such a beautiful sheen to it and the organza ribbon with snowflake...perfect!! Beautiful card you've designed here.

Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips.
Have a great one!
Lisa xx

brenda said...

Totally stunning Irene, you couldn't chosen a better background to set off that lovely poinsettia.

Have a good weekend.

B x

Judy McKay said...

Sweet lovely card. Very dainty. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly's Bingo challenge this week.

crafty-stamper said...

beautiful white on white card and love the embossing thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday
carol DT x

Gale said...

Lovely WOW card. That flower really pops. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft Challenges and good luck. Hugs, Gale

Darlene Lyons said...

Absolutely beautiful! The poinsettia stands out perfectly on the white background! Thanks for sharing it with us at TTCRD!

Shari Nelson said...

Very beautiful card! I love your poinsetta, you did a wonderful job on it. Thanks for the tip, I learned something! Thanks for joining with us at TT!!

Melina said...

beautiful tall card! Thanks for playing at Twisted Tuesdays :)