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Thursday, 6 January 2011

White on White

Good afternoon all,

I hope I find you all well and in good spirits. I`m in a particularly good mood today as I`m on holiday from work from next monday for a week. I can`t wait.

I`m managing so far to join in a few challenges this week and the Tuesday Trigger over on Moxie Fab World  is one I couldn`t resist. This is the photo inspiration ,
Wow! you really wouldn`t want to eat that cake now would you? You would have to have it on show, like forever lol.
Good job I`m never likely to get one then. It is, however, perfect for inspirational card making purposes.
Here is my take on it,

                                                                             I realise that the cake looks as if it`s been antiqued but I decided to go with white on white.

It turned out to be one of those cards that just fell into place. It doesn`t happen very often to me so when it does I heave a great sigh of relief.

I`ve used the same white card stock for everything as it`s surprising how many different shades of white there are.
I made a panel slightly smaller than my base card and used the Birds and Vine cuttlebug folder to emboss it.
I placed it on my card using foam tape to give it some dimension.
I made the flower using Spellbinders Scalloped circles die and a plain gem brad.
The sentiment is by Joanna Sheen, stamped and embossed in detail silver, then cut out with a Spellbinders Labels 4 die.
I used my Marianne designs Ribbon eyelet die ( had to cut it down a bit)
made a bow from white and silver ribbon, leaving long tails, then threaded the tails through the eyelets. then placed it using foam pads.
I added some leaves to my flower using my new punch and thats it.

I have to admit it was a bit of a bugger to photograph though. Although the weather has brightened a little , it`s not bright enough for my camera to work without the flash going off.
I`ve only had the camera for about 6 years so I thought it was time to read the instructions and find out how to turn off said flash and Voila!
Much better. I think I really ought to carry on reading, you never know I might even learn how to take half decent photo`s.Lol.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx


  1. Oh, wow, how gorgeous! Love the white, and the embossing, and your design more beautiful than words can say, Lynne, totally fabulous. The ribbon and the fower are simply stunning!


  2. Lynne, you really have got the knack for these style of cards; this is stunning!! I must start making 'grown up' cards too! xxx

  3. I really like white on white but it is hard to photograph - you did a great job though! Love the threaded ribbon detail on this card. By the way I'm loving the swanky new blog design!

  4. Well Lynne words fail me, this is just sooo gorgeous. Must try and do something like this!

  5. This is simplt STUNNING, all i can say is wow i love the wow cards so much, husg pops x x

  6. This is very pretty!! Great job with the Winter White Tuesday Trigger! ♥♥♥

  7. Hey Lynne! What a pretty approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

  8. Don't you just LOVe when a card falls into place. This is STUNNING and my kinda card I love everyting about it. Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog.

    Enjoy the rest of the day

    Ali x

  9. I love white on white and your textures are perfect. The flower is very creative as well. You have been busy since I last stopped in. Sheesshh.. Either you are one busy stamper or I need to get on this computer more often and check in. lol


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