Wednesday 27 November 2019

So Many Stars for Paper Players 469

I love a sketch challenge and the latest one at The Paper Players is just my kind of thing. I just HAD to play it. Usually, the stubborn part in me kicks in and refuses to let me play with the shape that's been used in the sketch but this time around, it matched in with an idea I'd been toying with in my head for a few days.

I wanted to make a classic Christmas card in white and gold that used So Many Stars and this sketch gave me the impetus to do it. Here's the result.

I chose the Swirls and Curls embossing folder because it reminds me a bit of Van Gogh's Starry Night sky. For the gold foil mat and accent strip, I used the Subtle embossing folder to create a kind of faux ribbon strip but that folder also helps the foil reflect the light.

Update: Delighted to be chosen Headliner at The Paper Players!

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  1. This is BEAUTIFUL! What a fabulous way to interpret the sketch, I just love it!

  2. Beautiful, Jan! It's a perfect interpretation of the sketch. I love the texture and the touches of gold. Wow! Thank you for sharing with The Paper Players this week!

  3. Just gorgeous Jan - and I'm glad you went with the stars as I don't think anyone else did! The gold and white combo is stunning and really stands out and I love that subtle embossed foil layer border for extra detail. STUNNING! Thanks for playing along with my sketch challenge over at The Paper Players this week!

  4. This is an absolutely stunning card! So fresh and clean - and still so many details - right down to the Subtle embossing folder on the gold. Gorgeous!