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Friday, November 6, 2009

White Christmas

The Penny Black Blog Challenge this week is White on White. I encourage all who visit here to go take a look at the Design Team's amazing contributions for this challenge. In the laundry room, I have no trouble with my whites -- but when there are so many yummy colors to be had in the studio, I had to wash away my desire to use colors -- though thank goodness the challenge does allow for the image to be in color. Most all elements are raised with pop dots -- except for the textured layers of snow. Because there is (subtle) shimmer to this card -- I am also presenting this to Our Daily Bread Designs Blog challenge "Show us the Shimmer".

Here's a better look at the shimmer:

Stuff I used:
Penny Black Rubber Stamp: "Aiming to Please" (scarf paper pieced)
5 different Cuttlebug Embossing Folders, Martha Stewart Snowflake Border,
Emaginations Snowflake punch, Sizzix tree die,
white satin Picot ribbon, shimmery paper,
crystal gems, Art Institute Glitter, mica powder,
asst. fibers, water color pencils, pop dots

All to show my dh that it takes a "Lot of Stuff" to make a card! Thanks so much for dropping by...please take a moment to tell me what you think.

my hand


stephanne said...

Oh my goodness, this is spectacular!!! Those white trees look wonderful, I love how you've added such wonderful texture and dimension and the shimmy surprise, wow wow!! White on white really lets that cutie patootie image take center stage. Well done, someone is going to be very pleased to recieve this gem over the holidays.
Take Care,

Kath said...

such a beautiful card....love the super cute image and those gorgeous textured trees...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxxxx

doris said...

Martha, this is so cute...!!

xox doris

Inger said...

What a sweet and beautiful card!!
Have a lovely weekend.

Inger :o)

RosesMarijke said...

What a very beautiful card...amazing!!

treesawardincrafts said...

Hard to photograph white on white, but I love your cards they are great.

Kort og Søm said...

Love the trees on your card!!
Have a nice weekend,
fredrikke :o)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is beautiful Martha!! Love all the white and the texture you added!! The shimmer is an excellent touch!! The image is too cute!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

I pressed the post button before thanking you for joining the ODBD challenge!! Love all it's shimmer and elegance.

Barb said...

Stunning card! I love the shades of white -- so elegant.


Sandee said...

Wow! Gorgeous card! So glad you could play in our challenge!

Sue said...

Great card and those trees, to die for! The reds in the image just pop off the page with all that white.

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! This is absolutely gorgeous!

Sandra1968 said...

A great card! I thought also it's very difficult to make a card with white on white, but it was fun to do :-)

cats whiskers said...

Wow this is just stunning dear what a fantastic colour schemeI adore the white on white
Hugs Jacqui x

Grace said...

Oh very cute!! I love white on white and it really makes your image pop! So glad you played along with us on Our Daily Bread designs!