Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Impression Obsession DT challenge- white!

The latest Impression Obsession Design Team challenge is.....all white. I think the first thing you will notice about my card is that I didn't exactly follow the challenge. I couldn't help myself. I had to add a little color so that the snowmen (Let it Snow CL195) would stand out from the background. Plus, it was a chance for me to break out my super pale Copic markers to add a hint of color. To coordinate with the white color scheme, I added a little color to the edges of my scarves and hats rather than color every part of the snowmen.

To make the shaker part, I used an IO large circle shaker, a pre-cut layover by Paper Cut, and Polar White Flower Soft as a filler. I don't know if you can tell from the picture, but I repeatedly stamped the white paper with the IO Medium Snowflake (E6266) using Versamark ink. I then embossed the flakes with opaque white embossing powder. Here is the same card with a black background. Can you see the snowflakes better?

To finish the card, I added a Nestabilities snowflake. The snowflake comes with 5 possible layers, but I chose to only use 3. I used foam mount to separate the layers, added some Diamond Stickles, and added a white pearl to the center. Another thing that is hard to see from the picture is that I used a white pearlized metallic paper as my background card.

I thought the challenge was hard to get started, but once I got going, it was a lot of fun!

Want to see other all white cards? Check out what Daniela, Deborah, Dina, Jeanne, Jenny, Julie, Kathy, and Shirley created.

Want to make your own white card? You have until December 5th at midnight to enter, and you could win a $25 gift certificate to IO! All the information can be found here.


Shirley said...

What an absolutely beautiful and creative card! Very elegant, Laura! Fabulously Winter lovely!

Daniela said...

Wow, the card is stunnign!

krcrafts said...

Wow! I seriously LOVE the background! You did a fantastic job, thanks for playing!!

broni (waterchild12) said...

Beautiful "white" card, Laura! Hope you're doing well. And I hope you have a wonderful holiday season!

Julie Koerber said...

This is just so cute Laura!!! Love that kissing snow couple -- just warms my heart and what a fabulous way to use those shaker pouches!

Diana said...

I ADORE the all white of this card Laura!

Anne said...

Hi, Laura! You did a terrific job with a tough all-white challenge! I think the hints of color are wonderful and soft!

Hope you and yours have an amazing holiday season full of fun, laughter, and friendship! :-)

Melisa Waldorf said...

So sweet!! I love this card!! This was a difficult challenge for me, but I"m so glad I played along!

I would like to invite you to check out a "March for the Snowmen" Blog Hop I am participating in tomorrow. Probably 1/2 of the particpates are giving away blog candy!