Delightfully Detailed Forever Wedding Card

by Joanne James18. May 2020 07:00

 

Monday already - where does the week go?! I meant to blog this card last Friday and the end of the week simply ran away from me. Anyway, today I'm sharing a card that I made for this week's Less Is More Challenge and the current challenge over at Addicted to CAS:

    

Yes, LIM wanted cards in cream and white and Addicted to CAS have the code word of flower. I have done all-white type cards before and these are always a challenge. I haven't managed to play along over at Less Is More in a while so thought this would be a good time to remedy that - take a look at what I created:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

A Laser Cut Cheat - I used some retired Delightfully Detailed Lasercut Specialty Paper for my showcase floral flourish on today's card. It's white on one side and vanilla on the other. For today's card, I used the white side against a vanilla card base and snipped a piece to the size I wanted from a larger 12" x 12" sheet. This paper is still available on the Clearance Rack (just click on the link below) if you would like to recreate my card.

It's All About Texture - When using only shades of cream and white, I find texture plays an important role in creating interest, whilst maintaining a clean and simple feel. So in addition to my laser-cut floral flourish, I embossed my card base with the Subtles Embossing Folder and added a simple diecut sentiment from white sparkle glimmer paper for added interest. 

Inside Reversal - I added another piece of laser-cut paper inside my card, this showing the reversed side so that the vanilla shows up against the white lining. I stamped my sentiment in Sahara Sand to maintain the neutral feel: 

 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I do have another card to share today so I'll be back with that later! Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (6) -

Tinz
TinzUnited Kingdom
5/18/2020 8:56:18 PM #

This is very pretty,

Hugz Tinz

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
5/19/2020 12:14:18 AM #

What a unique card...I saw that vanilla/white challenge and just wasn't sure what I could come up with it!  Very elegant creation indeed!

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Anita
AnitaUnited Kingdom
5/19/2020 8:19:05 PM #

A lovely example of cream and white, and I love how you've reversed it on the inside.  Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/21/2020 8:21:02 AM #

This monochrome palette is really elegant. I like the way the laser cut peeps off the page.

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Sharon
SharonPortugal
5/22/2020 3:53:40 PM #

Absolutely beautiful Joanne! It is such a classy and classic colour combination and it suits your elegant wedding card perfectly.  This is really delightful. Thank you for popping it in to us at Less is More xx

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Bobby Hagen
Bobby HagenUnited States
5/24/2020 12:18:07 AM #

This is such an elegant card, Joanne.  I love how you added a piece of that fabulous laser cut to the inside.  Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to CAS.

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