Sunday, July 7, 2013

All white AND an easel card!

Happy Sunday evening, fellow bloggers!  I am here now to share my very first easel card with you:

I made this for the Winter Wonderland challenge for this week.  I was channeling my inner Kittie Caracciolo with this card, I think.  Now mind you, mine is nowhere NEAR the intricacy of Kittie's cards, but I was thinking of her as I used my stylus on the petals and leaves of the poinsettia.  This time I decided to leave it all white, and in doing so, I knew I needed more texture to define the different areas better.  I hope I have done so effectively!  You can't see it in the pic, but I added some glitter to the center with the pearls.  I was debating whether or not to add more glitter to the flower or around the edges of the card, but I haven't as yet.  Being my first easel card, I kept it pretty simple.  I used Labels Eight as my shape, and the Decorative Swirls ef on the next layer for my texture.  A combination of small and large ovals were used for the sentiment, which is from the Vintage Christmas set from The Paper Company. 
Well, I hope you all enjoy your week!  I go back to work tomorrow, but have off again Tuesday.  See you soon!


ETA:  This has been recently added to Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for July.  Go check it out!  :)


  1. classy and elegant and a perfect entry, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Gorgeous card. Love the white on white and the flower. Great design.

  3. Marie, your card is very pretty! Great job on your first easel card. I enjoy making those...I'm thinking that this won't be your last...they can be addicting!

  4. This is another beauty, Marie! I love the white on white and the texture is wonderful!

  5. Gorgeous card Marie, very elegant. Cathy x

  6. Beautiful! The layered flower is so gorgeous!

  7. Beautiful card - so elegant.
    Thank you for joining the Winter Wonderland Easel challenge and good luck x Susan x

  8. This is really pretty Marie, looks very elegant.

  9. What a beautiful easel - love the WoW. Thanks for entering my CHNC challenge extra for July – please add a link within your blogpost - thanks x



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