Hello Friends in Blogland ,
These cards were made for an all white-on-white swap hosted by my friend Vivian ( better known as blusky on SCS)
This is what she requested in her own words:
"White on White Holiday Card swap Challenge...Who doesn’t love white on white cards. They are just so elegant.
So the theme of this card swap is to create white on white Holiday cards-Christmas, Hanukkah or New Years is appropriate.
The possibilities are endless, but here are a few ideas:
1) You can dry emboss, or wet emboss an image
2) You can use your cuttlebug or any embossing tool for background or main image
3) Add a little glitter, bling, flowers, you know how to make it pop,
Show off your creativity in this one...."
Well, I have to say that this swap was quite a challenge for me...
what? NO color AT ALL? NOT even ONE to throw in the mix??
Oh my!!...I was truly stumped!....Then I thought of using my friend Kristina's
poinsettia Spellbinders dies -after seeing a gorgeous RED poinsettia she posted in her own blog,see here: http://reflectionsofahappycrafter.blogspot.ca/2012/09/festive-poinsettia.html
thus, these cards were 'born'.....
I wanted to keep them simple yet elegant....I hope I achieved such task.
Above: close up of the centered double oval with a very glittery single poinsettia
Below : the simple sentiment added to the inside ,the only black ink addition ;o)
For these cards I used three different white card stocks: pure white, ice white and glossy white. I discovered that I really like them all together.The addition of GLITTER to the flower's petals is a given ,as well as three Kaiser pearls to complete it. Other than that ,oval Spellbinders dies were used here, as well as embossing folder to give more dimention to the first background oval.
On the very top, a simple white organdy ribbon was added with the addition of a sparkly raindrop rhinestone in its centre.
Not too shabby a result eh?! :o)
THANKS FOR STOPPING BY FOR A VISIT!...
Comments are sooo appreciated too!
Just saying....*LOL* ;o)
Hugs and Blessings galore....♥