Saturday, December 22, 2012

White Christmas


It's getting close to Christmas, everyone!  Yikes, only 3 more sleeps!  Are you all ready for it?
I've been too busy to make any new card in the past few days--I don't know busy with what exactly though...LOL, there just seem to be too many things to take care of.  But here's another card I get to show you anyway.  And yes, it's another one of my advent calendar cards...hmmm.  I haven't done a white on white card for quite a while now.   It's one of my fave types, so I do want to make more of them.

Featured on this card is the adorable Tilda with Little Rudolph. Rudolph maybe little, but it looks like he's still a wee bit too heavy for Tilda to be lugging around...LOL. This image is from A Christmas Story Collection 2012 from Magnolia.

I've coloured the image with my Letraset Promarker and Pantone Tria markers. 

Magnolia stamps are available from Magnolia-licious, Diana's on-line store.  This image is one of the more popular ones and it is out of stock already, but if you would like to have it, ask Diana if she can bring it in for you.  Have a look there at the other equally adorable images, both full size and mini stamps. Check out also the large selection of cutting dies from Magnolia, Memory Box, PoppyStamps, Marianne Design and Cheery Lynn Designs.

Challenges for this card:
Card Makin' Mamas Challenge - Happy Holidays
Tilda's Town Challenge #32 - Something Christmas
Crafts and Me Bumper Christmas Challenge - Winter Wonderland
Simon Says Stamp! Challenge - Merry Christmas
Divas By Design Challenge #66 - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Use any sentiment
Whimsy Stamps Challenge #54 - Anything Goes as long as it's Festive
ABC Christmas Challenge - Y is for your favorite punch and/or die (Marinanne Pine Tree die)
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #194 - Christmas Time

Thanks so much for taking the time to drop by.  You must all be extremely busy at this time of year, so I appreciate your visit.  Have a fabulous weekend!

Materials Used:
Dies:  Tim Holtz Festive Greenery; Marianne Design Creatables Christmas Tree LR 0136; PoppyStamps Picket Fence
Punches:  EK Success Snowflake; Martha Stewart Snowflake and Scallop Dot edge punches
Miscellaneous:  Crafts-Too embossing folder Pine Tree Scene
Medium:  alcohol-ink based markers--Letraset Promarkers and Pantone Trias


Antoinette Voorn said...

Really a beautiful creation!! And Merry Christmas and a happy,creative New Year!

Gr Antoinette

cabio's craft corner said...

You all white background makes this colored Tilda stand out so well Norma. Beautiful and lovely calendar. Hope you have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year :o)

Louise said...

Beautiful Norma, fabulous coloring and she really pops out with an all white background. Happy Holidays
hugs Louise

Mojca said...

Waw it is absolutley gorgeous Norma. Love how the background shines and your colouring is stunning as always. I wish you a marry Christmas. Hugs! MOjca

Ivonne said...

Wow Norma! This is so gorgeous...just stunning! I LOVE it! Hugs, Ivonne

Christina C. said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, Norma....superb coloring of Tilda and I also love white on white, especially with a splash of color, such as red! Such lovely die cuts....truly extraordinary!
Wishing you a blessed Christmas!

dolcreations said...

I love your advent calendars. This white on white is stunning! I love the colours you used on Tilda and boy does she pop! Wow!

I made my first advent calendar and love doing them. I see I am going to get addicted! Thank-you for always being so supportive if I have a crafty question and thank-you for always inspiring me!

Susy said...

This is absolutly gorgeus!


Rica said...

A gorgeous calender Norma, Tilda is beautiful coloured and stunning with the all white beackground and gorgeous details.

Heather xx
Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge.

Dot said...

Lovely creation, Norme. Beautiful white on white look...and Tilda sweet as always.
Thank you for sharing at ABC Christmas Challenge this time.
Good luck in the draw.
Wishing you a Merry Christmas.

Astrid said...

Lovely card, Norma, i loved this card calender.
Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Hugs Astrid

Fleur said...

Gorgeous card, stunning details.
Hope you have a wonderful Christmas
BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

Ann Marie Governale said...

Oh Norma, another beautiful card.. love the white on white and your gorgeous coloring! Happy and Healthy New Year to you and your family. xxx Ann Marie

Anonymous said...

Just beautiful Norma, I love all the white, very pretty, merry Christmas Julie P

Kelly Neis said...

White is perfect on your calendar and I love the embossed trees behind Tilda. The die cuts are just perfect for some dimension and I love her heavy Rudolf. These calendars are so fabulous and fun to play with I see. Wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas!

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Norma!
I also love white on white cards.
Yours is wonderful. I never get sick of seeing these gorgeous cards of yours.
Hugs Maz

..Karen said...

Wow! THis is stunning!! : )

EnblogSail said...

Whoa! white and lovely! I love the atmosphere of tranguility you've created. Do you send you cards to someone? How lucky:)

Gro said...

Beautiful calendar, and a very god idea. Love the white on white.
Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town this week.

Hugs :o)

sue morris said...

Hi Norma!awwww......Tilda looks so beautiful with her sweet reindeer. :)

Anonymous said...

Norma, what a beautiful card! I love all the depth and detail!

Cathy Lee said...

This is stunning, Norma. Fabulously white-on-white and so elegant. I love your Tilda, she is adorable with Rudolph and beautifully colored. The picket fence is fantastic. Another lovely advent creation.
I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.
Cathy Lee

Cami said...

Stunning winter white on white calendar card Norma! Tilda is beautifully colored and really becomes the focal point...pretty!

Merry Christmas and Happy New year, Norma!


ladydiana said...

I LOVE white on white and the dash of color from Tilda and Rudolph add that special sparkle. Gorgeous Norma!!!
hugs, Diana

Helen said...

Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Merry Christmas!
Helen x

cathylynn said...

Wonderful White and Gorgeous! Oh yes with red and yellow accent. What a fabulous scene too! Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Paper Tails said...

Stunning! Love all the white with the bright pink.


cabio's craft corner said...

I bet you are all ready for Christmas Norma with all your beautiful creations. What a fun and cute white on white card. It's such a cute idea putting the fence on the front and it looks fabulous. Really making this Tilda's coloring popped out :o)

Myrna Marcano said...

Merry Christmas !

Lovely card!!!
Hugs, Myrna

Lacey Stephens said...

Oh my gosh!! What a fabulous card! And great take on the Favorite Die or Punch Challenge. Thank you for playing along with the ABC Christmas Challenge! We will have another new challenge tomorrow. We hope you will play along again soon!
ABC Christmas Challenge DT

Crea-Sandra said...

This is stunning! Love this calender!
Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments!
♥ Sandra ♥

Jacqueline Smith said...

What a fabulous card, love the coloring and all the details! Thanks for playing with us at Whimsy Stamps!

tilly's crafts said...

gorgeous creation, love the layout. Thanks for joining us at Whimsy Inspirations challenge! Kim (Digital Designer)

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