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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

white CAS




I'm going CAS today, playing along with the Less is More challenge. They're having a colours of your nation's flag week, and this is mine.


Not a colour combination I would normally use, so it was a bit more of a challenge than usual. I've actually made two cards, both very different. 


This one is mainly white, so I'm using different textures and materials. The layout is based on the Cardabilities current sketch.
The background is misted, and the vine is cut from wallpaper. The sentiment circle is a computer printout. Unfortunately my colour printer suddenly gave out, so I had to use black. It has been coated with crackle accent, although I'm beginning to question the rationale behind that... ~ Ü ~
The glittery circle bit is made with a gelly roll pen.
There is just a hint of the other colours of the flag, in the form of floral gems.



This card is also playing along with these challenges:

supplies: sizzix dies (vine & rosette), spellbinders die (scalloped circle), crackle accent, sakura gelly roll pen, tattered angel glimmer mist; others from my stash.

14 comments:

Joy said...

Love the rosette and just the perfect touch of colour...thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Suze Bain said...

Great idea to do the white on white with the coloured gems. I believe that is the Malaysian flag! I lived there for a couple of years and loved it. xx

Karen Aicken said...

Oh, what a pretty way to use a rosette! TFS!
Cheers, Karen
alteredscrapbooking.blogspot.com

Kathyk said...

Lovely - your rosette's fab

Kathyk

Chrissie said...

Thanks so much for showing us your Malaysian Flag... the first one in our challenge this week, and a big welcome to "Less is More".
This card is truly beautiful and you included the other colours very subtly!
We hope to see you next time.
Chrissie
Co-Creator
"Less us More"

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Hi There, pretty card, love the lace and the rosette, clever use of your flower gems for the colours, :0) Gay xxx

Jan said...

I absolutely love your card xx Jan

Mandi said...

Beautiful card, lovely to see your flag
Love the white on white section, the splash of colour looks great
Thanks so much
Mandi
Diva LIM
"Less is More"

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

This is lovely!! It definitely catches the eye in a nice way : )

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!

-Sarah

Pauline said...

A gorgeous card, love the rosette and beautiful lace.

Sasha said...

Gorgeous card, and a great take on the challenge!

Squirrel said...

How beautiful - although I had to look your flag up, how embarrassing! The crackle is very effective.
Rosey x

Sabina said...

What a nice card!! Love the lace...so romantic!! Thank you for playing along with Cardabilities!!

Lauren said...

Such a cute card! So many wonderful details! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

Lauren