Sunday, October 25, 2009

Very White Christmas Card - Three Challenges in one



Well I ended up having time yesterday to create a couple of cards as the kids were off with their mates. :-) So I checked out some challenges and have tried to combine a couple here.

I have used a white gloss card for the base then run white paper through the 'herringbone' embossing folder. I have machine stitched this to the the card. Then machine stitched on the rectangle of mulberry paper. I have added three rectangles of embossed 'swiss dots' paper with white pearl bling. The image is a free digital stamp from Back to Paper. I coloured her with my watercolour pencils and aqua pen. Added glitter to her wings. Then cut around her using my scalloped edge nestabilities which I then embossed the edge of. I added this to a circle cut from my nestabilities from pearlescent paper.

I am entering this into the following challenges:

This card is also heading off to my Craftmad Swap partner for October. We had to swap two cards with stitching of some form on the front.

14 comments:

Tracey Feeger said...

Fabulous. I love the embossing and the image is very cute.
mwah
Trace

Sharon said...

These are great. I love the texture. You are so talented. Sharon

CrafteeCC (Cathy) said...

lovely card Merry!

Cheryl said...

Absolutely gorgeous,I just adore white cards!!!
xx

Nilla said...

So elegant and pure! Love the whole white idea and the cute image! Gorgeous! Hugs Nilla

Rica said...

Gorgeous card Merry - wonderful embossing, great layout and I love the cute image.
Thanks so much for playing along with us at CC.
hugs Heather xx

Elborgi said...

Love your creation!

elborgi

vikkithescrapjunkie said...

Fab card Merry, love all the textures, they are perfect when making a very white card.
Love n hugs
Vikki xx

Ed said...

Ooo I love this card, reminds me of an old fashioned piece of embroidery - white on white, it's stunning Merry..

craft_princess said...

Very angelic looking! Your water coloring is really good! I think working with water can be tricky on paper.

Lora said...

Fantastic textures and the little angel is gorgeous, Thank you for joining in with Digital Tuedsay, Lora x
Ps, i Have got some blog candy on offer at the moment, Come on over and check it out

Stephanie said...

What an amazing card - love all those textures!
Hugs, Steph x

Linby said...

lovely card - like the look of that herringbone embossing, may have to add that to my wish list!
Linbyx

Mina said...

beautiful card Merry, love the textures...thanks for joining in with the Colour Create challenge
Mina xxx

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