Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Closest Inspection

Hi Bloggers.

A mostly white card from last weeks shows today -

The background is simply a piece of Coconut White Card run through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Compassionate Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the pattern. This is not a repeating pattern but you can get away without the join showing too much.

I stamped the dandelion from the Creative Expressions Natures Wonders Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Silver Pearl Lustre Embossing Powder from the Metallics & Darks Set. I cut it out using Spellbinders Fancy Postage Edge.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Butterfly Kiss Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with the Silver Pearl Lustre Powder. I cut it out with a Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangle - I highly recommend using Wax Paper when cutting this die at least until it has been used a few times.

I tied a bow using 2 lengths of White Sheer Wrinkled Edge Ribbon. I pressed a Fancy Pearl Embellishment into the Perfect Medium Pad, sprinkled it with Silver Pearl Lustre Powder, tapped off the excess and heat set it.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in White around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Julia,
    A beautiful card.. Thank, I must go do some shopping on your site. Ta ta

  2. Hi Julia, white/white cards are my favourite combo. This is a beautiful creation . Thanx for sharing. Lol Lynne M x x x

  3. Good morning Julia wow live it ilove making white on white cards. Ive got these stamp stamp sets but not had a play with then yet. I would like to have ago at this one if thats ok with you.
    Keep up the good work and take care.

    Debs Artliff

  4. Morning Julia, This is stunning, I always love white on white and with the pop of silver embossing, it is gorgeous. I really love stamping then heat embossing, it is so elegant. Thank you for the tip on putting embossing powder on the dazzlers too, would not have thought to try that.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

    1. Hi Patricia. It's a Fancy Pearl Embellishment - not a dazzler.

  5. I love white on white cards, and your silver just tops it off nicely.

  6. What a stunning card Julia. White on white is so classy and I know I'm repeating myself but this is one of my favourites!!

    Val in Spain xxx

  7. Morning Julia,
    Simply stunning, love it all.

  8. This has to be my favourite of all cards, white on white and I adore the dandelion

  9. Morning Julia. A stunning card like everyone else love the white on white cards
    done one for a wedding the other week and they were over the moon with it.

    Nancyd xx


  10. Hi Julia,

    Such an elegant card. A master piece. X

  11. Morning Julia lovely white on white card loving the silver lust you have used xx hazel

  12. It's a beautiful card Julia, very elegant.

    Jo x

  13. Morning Julia

    This is truly beautiful I love everything about it

    Sue xxx

  14. Morning Julia, Beautiful card, I also love white on white.

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

  15. Hi Julia.
    White on white is always a winner with me. Beautiful.
    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Joan B.

  16. Love white on white cards Julia and this is a stunner

    xx Sandra

  17. A beautiful card Julia. I adore white on white.

  18. Hi Julia, lovely card today - but then white on white is my favourite. Have just started watching the shows from last week, love the butterfly stamps, a definite for my wish list, along with Sue's vintage guys stamp set - just not enough money!!

  19. WOW what a it.

  20. Hello Julia, A truly beautiful card, adore white on white so classy and the silver embossing makes it pop. Love the stamps they are on my wish list.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  21. Hi julia this card is simple and yet so stunning, I have yet to try a white on white card so its definitely on my things to try list!! Hope you are back on our screens soon,I seem to be watching c+c less and less these days!! Love lesley xx

  22. Hi Julia
    Wow this is absolutely stunning so beautiful and classy too, if you haven't guessed I am a fan of white on white! Thanks as usual for some great instructions.

  23. beautiful card, love these white cards.Laura O

  24. Hi Julia
    I check your web page everyday but this card is so stunning and beautiful that I had to join your blog today and express my appreciation of your wonderful cards you bring us. As always your instructions are very clear. Thank you, look forward to your next card.

  25. Hi Julia I check in every day and love all your cards thank you for the ideas Tracy w x

  26. Hi Julia

    Simply stunning - a very gorgeous card. I am waiting for my stamps and embossing folders to arrive - they seem to be taking ages.
    Amanda x

  27. Beautiful card Julia, stunning! Carole Z X

  28. Love this card Julia - so elegant x

  29. Hi Julia

    Gorgeous card, I love white on white, it's so effective



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