Tuesday, 1 July 2014

White on White for Merry Monday

Happy Tuesday!

And happy 1st of July  too ..... pinch and a punch and all that!

Not long to go now ..... only one more sleep then we're off!  That's if I ever get around to doing any more packing.  As it stands I've got sun cream in my suitcase, PJ's, underwear and shoes!  Don't panic .... there's all day tomorrow, we don't actually leave for the airport until  4pm(ish)

Before I head off for the sun, I've got this week's Christmas card for the Merry Monday Challenge
It's another colour challenge ..... one of my favourites too.   This week we have to use White-on-White


Here's what I came up with ...... my blog friend Darnell will be so proud, I'm using more NBUS (Never Before Used Schtuff!)


It's the first outing for the little Precious Mittens die from Memory Box (sooo cute!), and .... I must admit I don't recall ever using the Cuttlebug Embossing folder before either (oh dear!).

Anyway what can I say ...... mittens cut from white cardstock, twice.  The cuffs have been cut from one set, glittered and layered, then the mittens have been attached, using foam pads, onto a piece of white cardstock which has been embossed using the Cuttlebug Snowflakes 2 folder.  I do love embossing white cardstock, it always looks so crisp!


I stamped my greeting onto the bottom of a larger piece of white card, using IndigoBlu Flitter Glu  and then added Sheffield Steel Mega Flakes over the top


Everything was then attached to the front of a 7x5 cardblank, and that's my first Christmas card of July done! 
There won't be a Christmas card next week ...... I'll be in Vegas!! (playing cards probably .....not making them!)  But don't worry, I will catch up when I get home.

Ok ..... next job on the list for today, finish the ironing (oh joy!)  Once that's done though,  it's time for coffee and a good old chat with a friend and enjoy some of this sunshine we're having.
Thanks for popping by ...... enjoy the rest of your day.

Cheerio until next time

Linda 
xx

17 comments:

  1. Love this card Linda, the Cuttlebug embossed background shows off the mittens beautifully.

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  2. It's hard to say mittens look elegant, but I just love the look of this card! So clean and bright and "elegant"!! :0) Great job!

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  3. I just love this Linda! Those mittens and that bow are just adorable - beautiful white-on-white here! Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday!

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  4. This is just so cute. Not only cute, but the white on white makes it so beautiful.

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  5. Hello Linda , I am Ineke from the Netherlands.
    Just saw your card, like it very much!!!!
    I am you new follower !

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  6. Hi Linda
    Love the cards,really need to be starting mine.Have a good holiday.
    Love Angela x

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  7. Fantastic card Linda, I love the background texture and adorable mittens. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  8. What a well balanced card, Linda! I love how simple and clean it looks!

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  9. Love these mittens and the textured background too! So cute. Have fun in Vegas! Safe travels.

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  10. This is just adorable! I love anything with mittens! Especially sparkly one! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday this week!

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  11. Adorable card, Linda, love those cute mittens, and especially the glittery cuffs!

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  12. Cute as can be!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

    Deanne :)

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  13. Such a beautiful card . . . love the sparkly mittens.

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  14. White on white, CAS perfection, Linda! Love it!!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

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  15. This is beautiful Linda, CASimply beautiful!!

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