Stampin’ Up UK Christmas card with sparkly stars …

It’s time for another 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge!  And this week the theme is stars …

Stampin Up UK Christmas stars

When I saw this week’s challenge, for me, the choice was pretty easy – stars need to sparkle after all.  So I punched out a bunch from white glimmer paper using the small star punch from Stampin’ Up, and then arranged them in a random pattern around my stamped sentiment from More Merry Messages… 

Stampin Up UK Christmas stars 4

I added a sprinkling of adhesive rhinestones too…

Stampin Up UK Christmas stars 3

A strip of cherry cobbler cardstock added some contrast, and the whisper white organza ribbon, tied around the card, added some softness and texture …

Stampin Up UK Christmas stars 2

Now it’s your turn – we’d love to see your creations, so why not join us over at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown

Want to make this blog colours

cardstock: whisper white, soft sky, cherry cobbler, white glimmer paper;

stamp sets: more merry messages;

inks: basic grey; 

punches: small star;

accessories: whisper white organza ribbon, adhesive rhinestones.

All supplies from Stampin’ Up – contact me for details. 

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15 Comments to “Stampin’ Up UK Christmas card with sparkly stars …”

  1. Another stunning card Gill xxx

  2. Wow! This is absolutely stunning! Sparkly stars, beautiful colours and the bow is fab (I can’t do bows!).

    • Thank you Deborah., I love the glimmer paper – I had to refrain from punching more and more stars! LOL! I’ve had a lot of practise with bows, and I mean a lot! My dear mum, bless her heart, knitted a beautiful Christening robe for my daughter many years ago, and I got the job of tying over 100 teeny tiny bows that were then sewn to the robe! It was gorgeous when it was finished and well worth the effort, Have a great weekend. xx

  3. I love this card, so simple and elegant. I will CASE it for my classes in Christmas in July.
    i like your ideas
    Pat from snowy Upstate New York will i ever see my crocus?

  4. What a beautiful card, love the glitter, perfect!

  5. LOVE the gorgeous color combo you used, Gill! This is fabulous–those starts and bits of bling are perfect! HUGS and happy weekend! Mynn xx

  6. magnifique Gill, superbe pluie d’étoile, j’aime ta façon d’interpréter ce sujet, biz

  7. So so sweet, Gill. The glittery stars are soooo lovely!
    hugs, Asha

  8. Such an elegant card Gill and I love the soft sky and glimmer card combination xxxxx

  9. I absolutely love this card, the stars and rhinestones combined, with the touch of deep red and the gorgeous bow. STUNNING.
    Louise xx

  10. This is absolutely fabulous! I love the Soft Sky/Cherry Cobbler combo, and the sparkly stars and rhinestones are terrific. Fantastic job, Gill! 🙂

  11. This is so pretty and delicate – it looks like icing on a cake – Jacqueline xx

  12. Oh my goodness – how gorgeous! You are very good at cards with stars Gill :o) LOVE this color combo. Hugs D

  13. What a stunning card Gill, I just adore that bold pop of Cherry Cobbler against the Soft Sky! I’m a lover of the Glimmer Paper myself and the starry sparkle is further enhanced by the rhinestones! A perfect bow too – a beautiful card! Ruth x

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