Hello there. I have been die-cutting and die-cutting yesterday and today, whilst an alcohol ink creation was drying for a future project.
This card is paying homage to the first kind of cards I liked to make – and realise I still do! I used to take a lot of the Sue Wilson die sets and just cut them out, then add them to a card base – lots of layers and dimension.
There are some die sets here that are new to me – I used a Christmas gift token to buy some older Sue Wilson die sets – so – new to me, though older sets.
Here is my humongous card:
It has become clear to me that taking a good photograph of a project which is white is near-on impossible. I tried outside in the daylight, I tried using my mobile camera with and without the flash, I even tried some photograph ‘fixing’…………I’m not 100% happy with any of the photographs, but I have provided quite a few so you get the idea.
I used the same white card on all of these die-cuts – even though the picture sometimes gives the impression of different types or make of card, and even some of the photos means the card looks cream or ivory – all the same card, and all the card is white………………
I used a card base from a pre-scored pack – does anyone else have lots of card bases is shapes and sizes? – as I wanted a really large card base to add all my elements.
The dies sets and embossing folders are listed, but the process began with die-cutting the poinsettias, then embossing the flowers with the ‘Ice Crystals‘ embossing folder to add some interest to the flower leaves.
I stuck the flowers onto the card base with 3D glue, as this allows some moving around and slotting in of other elements. The added leaves and branches placed as you see.
The sentiment is die cut three times and stacked for dimension, and adding the outline die-cut too, to bring the sentiment more into focus.
The white accents to the centre of the flowers came about because I was looking for some white glittery Nuvo Drops – but found these instead
I shall be entering the following challenges:
The Rainbow Card Challenge – Wonderfully White
Water Cooler Challenge – Occasions
Cut It Up Challenge – die cuts and snow – (white and frosty with snowflake and icicle embossing folder)
My Time To Craft – use new stash
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge – atg Christmas
Happy Little Stampers atg with dies Challenge – atg with dies
Christmas 24 Challenge – atg Christmas
19 thoughts on “Wonderfully White”
The card is so beautiful and elegant! I love the gorgeous layering and the dimension. Great to see you in the Rainbow Card Challenge gallery. Hope to see you again soon. Nandini, DT
Thank you very much Nandini 🙂
Your attention to detail is impeccable – this is a stunning card. Thanks for joining us this month at RCC – Jacqueline DT xx
Thank you very much xx
What a beautiful and elegant card!! Love all the details!!
Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!
Have a great day.
Thank you Gerda xx
I love white-on-white cards. They always look so sophisticated. I love all the detail and texture on yours!
Thanks for sharing your Snow Much Fun project with us at Cut it Up.
Thank you Evelyn xx
This is absolutely stunning! Thanks for joining us at The Rainbow Card Challenge and I hope we see you again soon.
Thanks Em xx
Wonderfully white this is! Wonderfully amazing, too! Thanks for adding lots of photos taken at different angles! They really highlight all the little textural details and depth you were able to create by layering and clustering! Fantastic! Thanks for including MTTC blog in your link-ups! Becca/DT
Thank you Becca – I couldn’t get the look I wanted in the photos so took loads of ’em………. xx
Wow, Lynda! Simply “wow”! There is a wonderful elegance about your creation. It is a gorgeous piece of art. I’d love to see this in a piece of pottery or carving. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.
Thanks very much Heidi – It would lend itself to pottery and carvings, wouldn’t it? I didn’t think of that XX
Stunning monochromatic holiday card! Thanks for joining the Cut It Up, “Snow” Challenge.
Thank you Vicki 🙂
Your photographs are great, Lynda, and show the card in all its majesty! I just love the amazing depth you achieved! It looks like a delicious Christmas cake!! Hugs, Darnell
Thanks very much Darnell xx