Stars ‘n’ Snowflakes Card – – All Star Tutorial Bundle Design Team Blog Hop

Thanks for joining us for this exciting November blog hop with the All Star Tutorial Bundle Design Team! We are thrilled to be showing you our work today. You may be starting here or have come from Erica’s blog. You’ll find a list at the end of each post so you can continue around the world to see all these amazing designers’ blogs. You can purchase our brand new tutorial bundle TODAY! It includes 12 incredible designs using products from the brand new Holiday Catalogue. Click on the Buy Now button below. Or how would you like to receive the November bundle ABSOLUTELY FREE? Simply place a minimum $50 order (before tax and shipping) this month using the Host Code for November in my online store* and I will send you the bundle as a gift for shopping with me. You will receive the tutorial bundle PDF via email. * When you log in to my online store, please make sure that my name is at the top right of the store page and check the box that allows me to contact you, otherwise I won’t know where to send your free Tutorial Bundle!

I’ve used the same stamp set that I used in my tutorial bundle project to make today’s card – Star of Light. I used 5 images from the stamp set to create my own background. They were stamped in VersaMark ink and gold heat embossed. (I also used an Embossing Buddy to prevent powder sticking where I didn’t want it to.) Simple, but stunning in real life. I just adore the fonts in the sentiments and decided to pair two together (because I couldn’t decide on just one!), And since I was doing a lot of heat embossing, I thought it would be better to use Thick Whisper White for the card front as well as the card base.

Here are the measurements in case you want to recreate this design:

I like to create unusual designs, so I played around with different shapes to accommodate both white heat embossed sentiments, and decided on a scalloped circle cut from the Layering Circle Framelits Dies for the “Merry Christmas” sentiment and a plain strip for the “sub-greeting” (both using Basic Black Cardstock).

I added some Gold Metallic Thread behind the scalloped piece, secured with Tear and Tape, and some of the thin gold washi tape from the Year of Cheer Specialty Washi Tape (from the 2017 Holiday Catalogue) each side of the black strip (although you can’t see the strip on the bottom because of the angle of the photo – sorry!). Lastly, I adhered the black strip using Stampin’ Dimensionals, then adhered the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive.

I hope you enjoyed this project. If you would like to follow my blog by email, click here so you don’t miss a single blog post. Next up is the amazingly talented Jacque Williams with some inspiration for you.

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Star of Light for WWYS #92

Hello and welcome to this week’s WWYS Challenge using the Star of Light Stamp Set. It’s so easy to achieve a WOW effect with this set. I love the intricate designs of the images and the sentiments come in the most gorgeous fonts. Here’s the stamp set pic:

You can purchase the stamp set and coordinating dies as a bundle and save 10%.

Item #143508 – Star Of Light Photopolymer Bundle: Star of Light Stamp Set and Starlight Thinlits Dies.

I chose Night of Navy, Whisper White and Silver Foil for my card. They look so classically elegant together. And that swirl image is so pretty in real life! I backed the foil star and the sentiment with Silver Glimmer Paper.
TIP: When cutting foil, make sure your top cutting plate is relatively new otherwise it will leave indentations in the finished die-cut. Also, use a die brush to remove the die-cut to prevent damage.

I decorated the inside of the card with a little sponging in Night of Navy to emulate the night sky and some silver embossed stars. Both sentiments were clear embossed over Night of Navy ink.


Remember to check out all the beautiful inspiration over at the WWYS Challenge blog.


If you like this colour combination, click on the picture above to see more colour snapshots.

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