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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Festive Friday Challenge # 18 ~ A STAR Element

                                                                                                        
The challenge is to include a star element on the card.  I can't believe I had another Hero Arts stamp that had not seen ink...in the words of fellow blogger Darnell this is a NBUS stamp (again, her words:  "Never Before Used Schtuff"!!  She is so mighty clever with her words). 
I inked up the rubber stamp with royal velvet ink and stamped it on Harvest gold paper.  I took a sentiment from Nativity Additions and stamped it off once, then stamped it to make my background.
                                             
I used the same sentiment inside the card and stamped the star in the corners (I used the same star on the envelope...3 times, in the bottom left corner)

Stamps:  HA: Starry Night,  PTI: Nativity Additions
paper:  PTI royal velvet, harvest gold, white
ink:  royal velvet, harvest gold, memento black

Thank you so much for taking a look!  I hope you have a glorious Sunday.  We are celebrating my grandson's 14 birthday and also an Open House as his family moved into a new home for them...one with lots of rooms for the three kiddos.
Heart Hugs, friends!

Colleen

5 comments:

  1. I love how you've stamped the sentiment as the background - this is a lovely serene image! Thanks for joining us at Festive Friday!

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  2. What a nice card, Colleen! LOVE that image and sentiment!!! Great to have you back at Festive Friday!

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  3. Oh, I really like how you created that background, and how it ties in with your image. It's beautiful! Thank you so much for joining us at Festive Friday!

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  4. Colleen, that is one beauty of a background! Used the same stamp, and can't wait to try it your way! Always love to see what you do with and to a card challenge! This is no exception. Love the purple on yellow. Looks like a deep night sky!

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