OCC Au Natural with a twist

This week, Linda is our wonderful host over at Our Creative Corner. Her challenge is to make a card au natural (light neutrals).....but with a twist- to add lace and buttons.

My card focuses on white and grey, with only a few hints of black. For the layout/design of the card, I was inspired by Sarah Martina Parker's sample at CASE Study. You should go check it out- it's amazing!

I embossed the white panel with a folder I just recently ordered online- I really like the look of it and will probably be using it a lot! In my button collection I have used buttons, as well as vintage ones from my grandma. For this card, I used the old ones. The only button that seems to look out of place in the pic below is the silver one- in real life it looks a lot lighter and shinier (I'm not sure why it photographed so dark). Here it is:

I sure hope you play along with our challenge this week, and make sure you link it up at Our Creative Corner!


  1. So pretty! I love that lacey flower you made.

  2. Beautiful card! Love the way you have the 'happy day' slightly off the card and that fluffy lace flower is gorgeous.

  3. I adore this! It's so light and airy and lovely.... Such a pretty creation. :)

  4. This card is so so gorgeous!!! tfs!!!

  5. stunning...really love this one!

  6. Just gorgeous Jen!! Love the lace with the button and the texture is perfect!!

  7. Holy Christmas, Jen! This is incredible. I love your color palette and the perfect way you CAS-ified Sarah's card.

  8. Such a sweet card, Jen. I love the light, delicate feel to it. Lvoely lace yo-yo and beautiful buttons! Terrific job on this week's challenge.

    Hope you are having a great week!



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