Wednesday, 21 September 2011

This Weeks Challenge Cards

This weeks Polka Doodles challenge was called Whiteout. I really love the effect of just using white and one accent colour on a card and this theme really lends itself to a lovely snowy scene and snowmen, but after doing so many cards like this I wanted to try something different.

Materials used

White cardstock
Silver mirri board
2 different embossing folders
Marianne circle die
Spellbinders flower and leaf dies
1 inch and 3/4 inch circle punch
Star embossing tool
Peel off numbers in silver

I think this makes a lovely, elegant 25th wedding anniversary card and I'm going to try this for ruby and gold anniversaries also.

My next card is for the Willow Sketchie challenge.



And this is what I came up with.


Materials used

6 x6 inch white card blank
Silver mirri card for matting and layering
Nitwits Joyful Hearts paper collection
Dotty embossing folder
Spellbinders border die
2 circle punches
Just for you round stamp
Wild Rose Studio Winter Lady stamp
ProMarkers
Jewels, glitter glue and silver ribbon to embellish.

I hope you like these cards, I really enjoyed designing them even though this week I didn't have a lot of time, everything has gone mad here...... oh well never mind, here's to next week being a little bit calmer, although I doubt it.

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Jo, I love those NitWit papers and the image is sweet.
    Thank you for joining us at Willow Sketchie this week.
    Pauline
    x

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  2. Wow!! Your card is wonderful, I really like the colours.

    Thank you for joining in with my sketch for WSC and the best of luck.

    Anne-Marie x x

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  3. WOW Jo I adore both these cards especially the white on white one its stunning. Thanks for playing on Willow Sketchie this week, Dont forget our MEGA prize next week!!! Hazel xox

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  4. Just delightful.Such a pretty colour and such neat work.Your other card is very elegant.Thanks for joining us at Willow Sketchie Challenge.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

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  5. Stunning! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

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  6. A beautiful card, thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge.

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  7. Gorgeous card Jo and that's such a lovely flower. Your other card is lovely too.
    Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles Whiteout challenge and good luck.
    Fliss x

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