Today I’m featuring the first of four cards I made for the Rising Stars card swap using the Night of Bethlehem bundle (Night of Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelits Dies.) You can see all the swap cards here. I used some unexpected colors on this card: Pink Pirouette, Berry Burst, and Soft Sky. It reminds me of the pastel painted buildings I’ve seen in tropical areas.
Here’s what I made:
Here’s what I did:
Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:
- Soft Sky card stock (CS) cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, then scored in half at 4-1/4″
- Berry Burst CS cut to 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
- Soft Sky CS cut to 5-1/4″ x 4″
- 2 pieces of Watercolor Paper cut to 5″ x 3″
Stamped with the Night of Bethlehem stamp set:
- stars in Whisper White Craft ink onto the upper half of the Soft Sky CS layer, then set the ink with a Heat Tool)
Stamped with the Iconic Christmas stamp set:
- sentiment in Pool Party ink onto the bottom of the Soft Sky CS layer
Watercolored using Aqua Painters:
- one piece of Watercolor Paper with Pink Pirouette ink
- the other piece of Watercolor Paper with Berry Burst ink
Die cut using the Bethlehem Edgelits:
- Pink Pirouette Watercolor Paper with one Edgelits die
- Berry Burst Watercolor Paper with the other Edgelits die
Assembled the card:
- Berry Burst CS layer glued onto the front of the card base
- stamped Soft Sky CS layer glued onto the Berry Burst CS layer
- Berry Burst die cut glued onto the Soft Sky CS layer
- Pink Pirouette die cut adhered over the Berry Burst die cut using Mini Stampin’ dimensionals
- silver star enamel shape applied to the Soft Sky CS layer
Here are today’s colors:
You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!
Here’s what I used:
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