Monday, August 05, 2013

White on White.

This is a card that I made for a swap back in June. The swap was for 2 cards to be made that were white on  white any design.  They have been received by my partner in Australia now so this is the first one that I made. Looking through my card blanks I spotted this shape and thought it would work quite well with my X Cut  'Square Parenthesis' die.

I had the idea to make a grid design so used my Scor Pal to mark out the design on the card front and then onto the die cut. I matched the pattern up but forgot to put a pencil mark on the die cut as to which way was up. Believe me it took me ages to work it out and line it back up. I raised it on foam pads for a slight 3D effect. The butterfly was cut using Cheery Lynns Small exotic butterflies #2 DL 113AB. Again you learn by trial and error. The white card stock was quite a thick one and didn't turn out very easily from the die. I have since used wax paper on die cuts and it works a treat. It was very fiddly poking all the small pieces out of the butterfly. The word die is by Britannia . I used some small pearls from my stash which had been a freebie in a magazine. No bows or ribbon as I liked the classic lines and simple CAS style.


Entering into the following challenges:
Pixies Crafty workshop #84: Use up your snippets. (white card for butterfly)
Make It Monday #152: Paper crafts.
Totally Gorjuss #195: Anything goes with pearls.
The Cupboard Trilogy #14: Monochrome.
613 Avenue Create #31: Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody #26: Anything goes. 



30 comments:

  1. Oh wow Mrs A - very clean and so very elegant. No ribbon needed - it's just perfick as it is.

    Raining here today, sigh. Come back Summer!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  2. This is a fabulous card Mrs A.
    I love the freshness and CAS of the card.The pearls finish it off beautifully.
    I spotted your gorgeous card on MIM this morning.

    hirley

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  3. This is lovely Mrs A. How did you manage to get it done with no inky thumb print on it?
    Hugs
    xx

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  4. This is such a beautiful and elegant card! Love the pretty pearls! Have a wonderful day! Hugs and sunshine

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  5. Well worth all your efforts, this is a lovely card :)

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  6. So pretty - I do love white on white.
    Sandy

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  7. Beautiful card,very elegant looking.Thank you for Your visit and wishes.Cograts.on Your 42 years together,wonderful.Denise

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  8. My favorite cards at the moment are WOW so therefore ofcourse I love this one.

    Kath x

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  9. So elegant. You matched up those scored lines so magnificently. Enjoyed reading the background story. I've had difficulty with this same CL die, even when I did the wax paper. It's a beauty of a die when it works well, as yours did. This is such a clean & pure looking card, a real piece of art. Bet your friend loved it too. TFS

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  10. So very elegant Mrs A. I love this look but it's not something I can do - so beautiful! Karen x

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  11. Beautiful card Mrs A and so elegant all in white. I bought some of these card blanks in the craftwork cards sale last week but haven't got a scooby what to do with them, thank you so much for the inspiration :) Donna ♥ x

    PS: the little bow on my card is from the Die-namics Blueprints 3 die set...I love them already x

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  12. Gorgeous white on white card. I saw this on MIM..Loz

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  13. Hello. I spotted your beautiful card on MIM. Faye

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  14. Love the white on white - a very elegant card.

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  15. Oh my goodness Mrs A your card is so elegant l just love the embossing created with you scoring and that beautiful butterfly simply gorgeous xx

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  16. What an amazing job of lining up the lattice! Beautifully elegant!

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  17. Wow, this is so beautiful and elegant! Well worth all the hassle of getting everything in the right place!

    I'm so sorry your hackers are still being a problem, I hope the little toads will be sent packing asap!

    love Mags B x

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  18. Wow! This is beautiful! I love how perfectly you aligned the scoring with your card base to the panel! Gorgeous butterfly too!

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  19. White on white is very elegant and your design is gorgeous. Creative Happy Hearts...

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  20. Stunning .Love white on white and the embossing . thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

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  21. White can be such an amazing medium to work with, love this, saw it on MIM

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  22. Such a beautiful and elegant card Valery Anne ! Thank you for your message Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  23. Beautiful embossing - I saw your card on MIM.

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  24. Wonderful WOW card Mrs A. Great scoring.

    Hugs
    SarN xxx

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  25. Very elegant card, saw it on MIM,
    Kate x

    visit my blog and join in my blog Candy @ Kato's Crafty Creations

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  26. I love white on white and this is a great example of how beautiful it can be! Thanks for dropping this off by our house at 613 Avenue Create! We look forward to your next visit.
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  27. Very elegant card. Love that word die...I am just getting a few now and I think they are great. I usually stamp sentiments crooked so they solve that problem.
    Wonderful white card!

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  28. I think I like this even more than the other WoW number you did! xx

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  29. What a lovely card, thanks for joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog

    Stella xx

    TCT DT

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