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Friday, December 7, 2012

WINTER MAIL - THE OUTLAWZ CREATIVE FREEBIE CHALLENGE

The Outlawz Creative Freebie challenge has two fabulous images that I got to create a card with, and this is one of them:


The idea here was to keep the whole card 'white on white' with just the coloured image, so as to emphasize the whiteness of the snow.  I coloured the image using alcohol markers and a white gel pen, and some Stickles to accent.  The log under the mail box is my attempt at woodgrain - I hope it works ...


The corners of the image layer were rounded using a corner rounder punch, and it was then mounted on another layer of white CS, also with the corners rounded. 

I used a square white CS card base, onto which i had printed the sentiment. 

As embellishments I used some white on white flowers, with silver centres.

it's not often that I am happy with a white on white card that I have made but I think this one really works to carry off the theme.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges
OLDIE BUT GOODIE, LET IT SNOW (my silver /metal rose is more than 5 years old!


luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

29 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and layout.xxx

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  2. Jen this is just beautiful. Love the colours and all the little finishing touches. Everything works so well together.
    Hugs
    Desíre
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  3. What a lovely mailbox: it makes one think of Christmas!
    Thank you to share with us on Deep Ocean Challenge.
    xoxoxo Eulalia

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  4. Jen, I was just admiring your beautiful snow scene this morning before knowing that you had entered it in TTCRD. I love how the image really pops with all of the white details. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  5. WOW!! Such a gorgeous design!! Love your image and your beautiful snow effect! Thanks for playing along with us at the Tuesday Throwdown Challenges! Hope you will join us again next week and good luck! Smiles and Hugs - *Vicki* ~ DT member

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  6. Oh Jen, this is so beautiful, love the winter scene, Hugs

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  7. gorgeous creation thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

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  8. Gorgeous card! The scene is beautifully colored.

    Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

    Karen

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  9. Fabulous creation, Jen! Love your coloring, sparkle & design! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  10. I love this card, Jen! Beautiful clean design and fantastic coloring!

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  11. very pretty image and I love your white flowers. Thank you for playing along this week at The Stamping Boutique. Good luck in the challenge and I hope to see you in the next challenge.

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl TSB DT
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

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  12. Ahh, Jen what can I say, this is gorgeous! The coloring on your wood fence and mailbox is awesome!
    Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Through The CraftRoom Door.
    Huggs
    Sandi

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  13. fab card...love all that snow and glitter.

    Thanks for joining us at our first challenge at Christmas at Sweet Stampin.

    Fi
    x

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  14. I love your choice of image and the design too, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  15. Jen~You did a fabulous job with this. Is this one Anne's image? It just turned out lovely like all of your creations DO! :) Thank you for joining us at The Stamping Boutique for Challenge #61 - Holiday Cards. We hope to see you in future challenges! Good Luck~Patti TSB DT

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  16. ohhhhh wow your card is really stunning! Just love how you have colored this digi up and the sparkle. I can almost feel the cold of the snow!

    Thanks for joining us as Tuesday Throwdown this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

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  17. Love the design and thanks for sharing the thought process behind it. It's very pretty! Glad you could join us at Top Tip Tuesday for our Christmas challenge.

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  18. This would make a great entry over at Craft a Scene! Lovely work. NancyD

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  19. Beautiful Christmas card....Thanks for playing along with us at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy xx

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  20. This is a stunning card, I love the WOW.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
    Pauline
    x

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  21. Beautiful - a really elegant card.

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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  22. omg- this card is incredible! gorgeous. i loooooooove it!!! thank you for joining us at fresh brewed designs :)

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  23. beautiful scene sweetie!!Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges!!
    hugs
    xMx

    you can visit
    http://whenthescraphitsthefun.blogspot.com/
    and http://colorinkdigistamps.blogspot.gr/
    for my free digis!!

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  24. Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Christmas at Winter Wonderland.

    Pam x

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  25. How darling is this little scene - absolutely charming! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

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  26. Sweet card! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~

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  27. This is absolutely fabolous Jen. Love the design with the sparkles on the mailbox and snow and the scene you've created. Absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for this seasons last challenge. Hugs Bettina xx

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  28. wow Jen, this is just gorgeous! I love that you did all the white's with only the image having colour...really made it stand out.

    I hope that you and your family have a Very Merry and Blessed Christmas...and that the new Year will bring all that you are hoping for.

    Hugs ~ Charlene

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  29. great image, love all the glittery snow... would love to have a white Christma just once instead of our Australian summer heat! thanks for joining in with Whimsy Stamps Challenge :)

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