Our Jingle Belle challenge this time involves cards that are predominately white. I almost missed this deadline (yet again) as I've been very distracted these last couple of weeks. Last week was the last week of school for the students and staff and there's always so much that has to be done before they leave for the summer. It didn't help me that I have a "staycation" scheduled for this week and though I have a list of things that I want to get done, there are still so many distractions. You know, like when the weather is so nice that you just have to get outside and weed rather than hide out in the stamp cave. Things like that.
But I managed to get upstairs and pull this together taking liberty with the shades of white that I was using. The dove is recycled from a card that we had received from my cousin and his wife who now live in Indiana. He is a minister and for several years their Christmas cards featured doves and I've saved every one of them. The ribbons came out of my scrap bag and the wooden snowflake is shinier IRL but I just might have to give it a coat of something a little more glittery before Christmas.
Trust me, it's just the lighting. There is no gray to that lace.
I think I set a personal record for the time it took for this card. If I didn't forget that I have a little craft iron upstairs I could have saved some time setting up the iron and ironing board to tidy up that ribbon. See how distracted I am. Or would you call it focusing so much on getting something done?
I took a peek and there are some beautiful white creations on the Jingle Belles blog including the gorgeous samples that Lauren and Stephanie provide for inspiration. They just take my breath away sometimes. If you feel like getting a little breathless yourself (without too much physical activity involved) click here and you'll get a real treat.