Saturday, October 17, 2009

All White

This card is for the Twisted Sister Challenge on SCS - these gals are such a special group of ladies and have become like a family to me - I love Fridays and look forward to our challenges.  We travel on a thread called 'The Old Broken Bus' and have a lot of laughs along the way, we have been known to shed a few tears, what a blessing these gals are...and we are not exclusive...anyone is welcome to play!!

This week our challenge is to make a card that is all white - NO SPONGING!!  NO COLOUR!!  The only exception is that we could have gold, silver or black on our sentiment......I am feeling pretty smug right now as I didn't even do that - no colour for me girls - it is ALL WHITE....except for one thing - the brads have a small bit of silver on them...which I supppose keeps me at the back of the bus for breaking the rulz - never mind I think I am being joined by a few others this week - I have caught glimpses of colour on some of the cards - not going to be lonely back there this week! LOL!

I used an embossed background, which I distressed and layered onto white CS, which I also distressed - if you can't have sponging you have to have texture and distressing!!  I added a strip of gorgeous whote lace which was given to me in a RAK from a dear sistah Sabrina (aka okimom2girlz) I save this for special cards, the layered flowers were also from Sabrina - she filled Craft Central with white - how blessed am I!!  I added butterflies which have been punched from embossed CS, these have been glued on and had small pearls added to their bodies - you would be surprised how these pearls made it 'pop!' 

The final touches were added with paper piercing around the word 'YOU' that I chose to use as a sentiment and pearls added to the right hand corners....very easy and not as challenging as I thought it would be for me - I think I am starting to get a bit used to working outside of my comfort zone!!

This card also fits the ABC Challenge where 'F is for flying!'
Flutter by Wednesday is open as long as it has a butterfly or fairy.
Thank you for stopping by, I am so appreciative of your comments - you bless me!!  It is Saturday night here and cool - we are all cosy inside...I am hoping to get another card or two done tonight once everyone goes to bed - I am a late night crafter...it is our 18th Wedding Anniversary tomorrow, I have made a card for DH but daren't post it until he is in bed as he drops by sometimes ('Hi Love!) and I do't want to spoil the surprise - so I will see you a little bit later!!  God bless you!


  1. I love this card Linda, all the white is so pretty and very effective. Gorgeous!:)

  2. I love the depth of color white it is so primitive yet charmingly quaint. Your texture and design compliment its purity and delicate sensibility.
    Congratulations on an exquisite card.

  3. Wow Linda with just the color white you managed to create a very beautiful card! So elegant....


  4. Gorgeous!!! Love all the white and off white togehter!!! Hugs ~S~

  5. Ooohh, I am drooling over this one! Who would think that all white could be so beautiful. You really rocked this challenge, my friend!

    Blessings & hugs,

  6. Gosh, Linda, could this card be any more GORGEOUS!! I am sure glad you've got to use all of those white goodies;D. I guess I'll have to send you some more so you can continue to bless us with such stunning creations. Big hugs and blessings, Sabrina

  7. This is gorgeous!! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

  8. Ooo, it's like icing on a wedding cake, so pretty!!

  9. Oh my goodness Linda this is stunning! What we would do without our CB EFs right??? The texture, layout and pretty flowers just are perfect! It's pure, crisp and elegant all at once! I love it! Thanks so much for sharing Linda! Hugs!

  10. great all white card, lovely!

  11. This is beautiful Linda!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge!
    Helen x

  12. Wow - how you have made the white sing, my sister!!!That is GORGEOUS!!!! with no apologies for shouting :-). And you should be at the front of the bus after this one!


  13. wow...what talent..just fantastic

  14. Beautiful job on the all white challenge Linda! Love all the layers and the embellishments. Wishing you a Happy Anniversary for tomorrow. Hope you have a wonderful day!


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