Saturday, December 23, 2017

Silent Night, Holy Night

Hello Blogger Friends! Thanks for taking the time to stop and visit with the Charmed Life Blog. It's now 2 days before Christmas and all my gifts are wrapped. I am ready for our Christmas Day celebration.
I am showing a card today that I created for my weekly DT post on the CottageCutz Blog. So let's get started with some details on how I created this card.
Step 1: I don't have many photos to show today but I will give the steps I used to create this card. Started by sponging my background on white cardstock with several different die inks.
I used Stampin'-Up inks- pacific point, berry burst and rich razzleberry. Once the sponging was complete, I took some white acrylic paint and a toothbrush and flicked it on the background to resemble stars.

Step 2:  I cut my image from black cardstock. I thought this would accent it nicely against the sponged background. 
I used berry burst and pacific point cardstocks to layer and as the card base. The cardstock matches my ink colors.
Berry card base:  4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Blue layering panel: 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
Sponged panel: 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
Step 3: I completed the card by stamping my sentiment on the sponged background panel. The sentiment is a stamp set from PaperTrey Ink. The panels are attached with double sided tape.  Well, that's it for me for this post. I would like to extend a Merry Christmas to all my blog friends. Until next time.......God bless.
Dies I used to create card:



  1. A gorgeous background for your card. Merry Christmas!

  2. Oh, Mary! This is stunning! The beautiful colors are the perfect background and really do give off the feel of starlight! Hope you had a blessed Christmas and wishing you a very happy new year!



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