Sunday, 8 May 2011

Less is More–White On White

This weeks card challenge at Less is More is to make an all white card with no colour at all.  I found this quite tricky to start with but I’m now quite pleased with the results – it looks pretty and might make a good Wedding card.

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I used the same pearlescent white cardstock for everything. I made a square white card base and then I used a Cuttlebug embossing folder  which I cut out and mounted on foam pads. I thought that if there was no colour then layers would add interest. I added a punched flower which was three layers shaped and layered up with a couple of punched and shaped fern leaves behind. I finished it by adding some white beads to the centre of the flower.

I punched a butterfly which I was going to add to the opposite corner to the flower but I resisted and have saved it for another card!

Thank you to all the lovely people who left comments on last weeks card – it is very much appreciated!

17 comments:

Mandi said...

Simply elegant and beautiful
Lovely flower
Thank you Jeannie
Diva LIM mandi
Less is Moore

Chrissie said...

Well done you for hanging on to your butterfly... there's plenty on your card as you have it. It's really lovely! I do like to see the same kind of card and shade of white used.
Just lovely!
Thanks so much!
Chrissie
Lady LIM
"Less is More"

Anne-Marie said...

Oh, this is soooo beautiful! A gorgeous wedding card indeed...but could be for anything...just lovely!

fatmonica said...

Beautiful-and perfect for a wedding!

Debgem said...

Love the embossed frame and pretty flowers - very pretty!

Dolly Daydreams said...

A very elegant and stlish card and love the shimmery effect it has.

Marie

Ang C said...

A beautiful card!!!

Rita said...

Beautiful card. Hugs Rita xxx

Beryl K said...

This is beautiful, I've never though about cutting out this frame, brilliant idea
Beryl x

Zoechaos said...

Lovely card clever you leaving it sentiment free until you know what you will use it for. XOXO Zoe

Craftilicious said...

what a good idea to cut out the embossed shape. it's a very elegant and classy card - love it :-)

Susan said...

Love the embossed cut out piece! A beautiful card!

Pauline said...

Beautiful! Love that frame!

Karen said...

Oh, pretty pretty PRETTY! I never thought to cut that frame out and use it on a square card. Brilliant! And your card has such a lovely shimmer - well done. TFS
Cheers, Karen
alteredscrapbookingdotcom

Kathyk said...

It's beautiful and I love your little pearls in the centre of your flower

Kathyk

Suze Bain said...

Very pretty Jeannie, great embossing and a beautiful flower (well done for resisting the butterfly!) xx

Faith A said...

This is lovely and quite classy