Wednesday, 2 November 2011

White Christmas

Quick share today - got to get on making the rest of the order!
This Christmas Roses image is from Just Inklined. I used it quite a bit last Christmas but coloured it with more vibrant colours than this one. I wanted to do a predominantly white card and didn't want colour overload!

So I used the palest promarkers I had for the actual flowers and pale greens for the leaves. I was left with no choice for the red holly berries!!!!

First I tried the image with an embossed snowflake background but the folder I have only has large snowflakes and it was not balanced - so out with the trusty swiss dots and white pearlised card instead.
(I'm sure I can use the snowflake background on something else).

I tried some lace too but ended up with the punched strips instead topped with some organza ribbon and tied a big bow.
Just popped two pearls in the bottom left to finish it off and a wee bit of bling in the flower centres and to highlight the frames.

Challenges -
 Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes (plus a bit of bling if you want)
Craft Your Passion - Bingo - I chose the middle row - Ribbon, Free, Pearls
The Pixie Cottage - Make a Christmas Card


  1. Hello Viv. This is so very beautiful. Delicate and very classy. Just perfect. Happy crafting.
    Love Sandra xxx

  2. This is so very pretty and elegant! Thanks for sharing your work with us at The Pixie Cottage. xxx Steph

  3. Viv, that is a stunning card. I really love its simplicity, although I do know there is a lot of hard work gone into it.

  4. Beautifully elegant Viv.... less is definitely more sometimes.

  5. Beautiful and classic Christmas card Viv. Hope you are well. x

  6. What a wonderful creation, I like this a lot, very creative, thanks for sharing with us at CYP, good luck and hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT :)

  7. This is so beautiful and classy mate is it for me lol xxxxx

  8. What a gorgeous card Viv, I love the delicate colouring. You can always trust in Swiss Dots to give some teaxture :o)
    Jackie xx

  9. wwo stunning card viv.i love the white on white and the image is beautiful :D

    xx coops xx

  10. A beautiful 'classy' card - (how'd you manage classy and elegant!!!!)

  11. Really Beautiful Viv.Thanks for visiting

  12. Gorgeous christmas card Viv!! I sure struggle doing a white card but this is so Elegant and pretty!!!! Thanks for joining us at The Pixie Cottage!! Good luck
    Hugz--Mary lou

  13. This is stunning! Love all the white, really brings out the beauty of the image. Thanks so much for playing at THE PIXIE COTTAGE this week:)


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