White on White Rose Garden Wedding Card

by Joanne James12. February 2016 21:18

Yay it's Friday - the weekend is almost here! I'm looking forward to mine, especially as it heralds the start of half-term and a welcome break from the routine of school, even if for just one week. Today I'm sharing a card that I made for this week's challenge over at Less Is More - one of my favourite challenges and this week it is celebrating it's 5th Birthday - amazing! Chrissie and the rest of the Design Team really are the friendliest bunch and do a tremendous job inspiring the masses each week. As it happens I am too late to join in the celebrations, the theme of this week being 'white on white', however I wanted to share my card anyway. I decided to make a wedding card using the Rose Garden framelits and co-ordinating Rose Wonder stamp set for my sentiment. Here is my card:

When making a white-on-white card, you have to use either shades of white or texture to add interest and contrast. I decided that texture and sparkle was the way to go, so using a base of Shimmery White cardstock, I added a layer of white Dazzling Diamonds glimmer paper, then another layer of Shimmery White onto which I added two diecut roses and leaves to opposing corners, allowing them to overhang the edge slightly. I added a simple sentiment, which I stamped in Versamark and heat embossed in silver along with a lovely verse inside to finish my card. 

This is one of those cards that looks so very pretty in real life - all shimmer and sparkle. Tricky to photograph though, so I hope you get the idea! I love these thinlits  too and am really looking forward to making more projects with them. They are also going to be featured in one of my April technique classes, so if you live in or around Northampton and would be interested in attending, do get in touch for more details. I'm also linking today's card up with CAS Colours and Sketches as I used their sketch for my layout and Stamps Ink Paper where the theme is 'love' - a wedding definitely celebrates that!

   SIP Challenge 34 - Love 800

So happy birthday Less is More - hope you continue to inspire for the next 5 years and beyond. Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Sandy mathis
Sandy mathisUnited States
13/02/2016 02:23:20 #

Oh my gosh this is stunning, Joanne! Absolutely stunning!

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scrapyourmind.blohspot.comGermany
13/02/2016 05:46:23 #

A really simple and so lovely card. Thanks for sharing.

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scrapyourmind.blogspot.comGermany
13/02/2016 05:50:14 #

I love this shining card. Simple and just lovely. Thanks for sharing.

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Ela
ElaGermany
13/02/2016 20:16:26 #

That is so beautiful and elegant.
Hugs
Ela

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Tina Riddle
Tina RiddleUnited States
14/02/2016 01:02:46 #

oh my Joanne, this is absolutely gorgeous!!!  I love white on white but that dazzling diamonds glimmer paper is stunning on the white shimmer cardstock.  Totally loving this!  Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper for our Love themed challenge this week!

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Stephanie Adams
Stephanie AdamsUnited Kingdom
14/02/2016 21:37:34 #

As you say, white on white cards can be tricky, but your wedding card is beautiful. Shame you missed the LIM deadline but so glad you made ours at CC&S. Stef x

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Maria Rodriguez.
Maria Rodriguez.United States
15/02/2016 03:56:33 #

What an elegant and gorgeous card, the Dazzling Diamonds roses look absolutely stunning!!
Thank you for sharing.
Hugs,
Maria Rodriguez.
www.swimbikerunandstamp.blogspot.com

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karen h
karen hUnited States
15/02/2016 06:39:15 #

Beautiful card!  I love the glitter on the roses! Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S!

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Ginger Pelfrey
Ginger PelfreyUnited States
15/02/2016 07:50:38 #

Oh my what a stunning card!!! That glitter is such a perfect touch. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Stamo Ink Paper Smile

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Patricia Hays
Patricia HaysUnited States
17/02/2016 04:23:08 #

I think the glimmer paper was the perfect choice for the roses!  Nothing wrong at all with adding some glitz to a wedding card!  Smile  Thanks for sharing it with us at CC&S!

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Liz Bailey
Liz BaileyUnited States
18/02/2016 04:00:07 #

This is an absolutely gorgeous CAS card! As Stef says, I'm sorry that you missed the first deadline but happy that you made ours. Thanks for joining us at CAS Colours & Sketches this week. Liz x

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Caro Thomas
Caro ThomasUnited Kingdom
18/02/2016 18:11:07 #

Gorgeous card, Jo.   I love your use of the roses and leaves as the circle sketch element and the white on white is just so CAS!  Thanks for joining us again at CC&S. Caro x

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Susan Dalton
Susan DaltonUnited Kingdom
19/02/2016 22:06:58 #

Beautiful WOW CAS card - love it xx

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