Starry Village Night

Challenge #71 “All the Trimmings” Partnering with The Paper FunDay

A few weeks ago I created this shooting star background by using silver embossing paste through a Hero Arts stencil. Finally got around to using it and made this card for the Double Trouble TicTacToe challenge. I used the diagonal line from bottom left to top right. I didn’t go along with the twisted sister section though.

I added the background piece to a dark gray card front and then took the soft patterned paper from a Recollections pad and die cut the circle before adding it on top. Using the village die from Cottage Cuts I die cut the village I cut a piece off the end so it would fit where I wanted. Before gluing it I used a small sponge with some faint violet ink to give it a bit more definition and I also added a touch of sparkle with a Stardust Sakura Gelly roll pen. The sentiment is from my newest MFT kit. I’m using this particular stamp a lot right now so I guess it is my latest favourite stamp.

16 thoughts on “Starry Village Night

  1. Another beautiful card! You are on a roll, Johanna. I love your starry background and the paper you chose is beautiful for the snowy village. Great job on your highlighting, too. All the blues and silver give it a great snowy look. I’m ignoring the “cold” part. 😉

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    1. Thanks Golda – you made me smile at the cold part. I try to ignore it too as this isn’t my favourite time of year.


  2. What a beautiful Christmas card, Johanna!!! Love the embossed background panel and how you let it show thru your window. Great job on the village, too! Thank you for joining us at Double Trouble for our tic-tac-toe challenge!!! -Donna

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  3. Such a fabulous Christmas card, Johanna! The colors are lovely and so is the village scene. Thank you for playing along with us at Double Trouble #71.

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