Bethlehem With The Sleigh Ride Edgelits Christmas Card

by Joanne James19. November 2015 08:05

Today it's time for a new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary and this week we have a great colour challenge for you:


I decided that this week's colours were perfect for a night sky, so decided to indulge in a spot of masking and sponging to create my Bethlehem-inspired scene. here's my card:


I used a base of Delightful Dijon and a matt of Elegant Eggplant, then on a piece of Whisper White I masked off a rectangle and sponged in my sky, starting at the top with Island Indigo and the bottom with Elegant Eggplant. I stamped the stars from the 'Holly Jolly Greetings' stamp set in the sky in Versamark and heat embossed them in gold, then overlaid my landscape cut from Delightful Dijon using the Sleigh Ride Edgelits. To finish, I added my sentiment from the 'All ye Faithful' stamp set in Elegant Eggplant across the bottom.

A simple design, but I can't begin to tell you how much I love this card! I thought I would find these colours intimidating, but it turns out the opposite is true.

Do visit the other Design Team members to see how they used this week's challenge colours; there's lots of inspiration over on their blogs too!

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

  • Sleigh Ride Edgelits Dies
  • Big Shot
  • Holly Jolly Greetings Wood-Mount Stamp Set
  • All Ye Faithful Wood-Mount Stamp Set
  • Embossing Buddy
  • Versamark Pad
  • Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder
  • Heat Tool (Uk)
  • Delightful Dijon A4 Cardstock
  • Elegant Eggplant Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Elegant Eggplant A4 Cardstock
  • Island Indigo Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Island Indigo A4 Cardstock
  • Whisper White A4 Cardstock



Comments (7) -

Eveline van Heijst
Eveline van HeijstNetherlands
11/19/2015 1:18:41 PM #

I love the card too.


Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
11/19/2015 10:43:34 PM #

Ah-maze-ing!!!! These colors are perfect for the night sky and look wonderful with the golden village. The gold embossed stars add the perfect am out of shine. Such a neat card all the way around!


Lisa Young
Lisa YoungUnited States
11/20/2015 11:55:50 AM #

You rocked the color challenge! The card is outstanding and I especially love those gold stars.


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
11/20/2015 11:28:23 PM #

Wow, I saw this challenge and headed for the hills!  Yikes!  BUT....your creation is full of serenity, calmness and peace!  Love it!


Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
11/24/2015 2:37:42 AM #

Stunning!  This looks like the perfect evening sky!  Love the gold embossed stars.  Your sponging is PERFECT!  Doing the city in Dijon is genius...looks like it is catching the setting sun!


Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
11/24/2015 2:50:13 AM #

I could lose myself in this scene!  Gorgeous!  Great job with these colors!!


DariaUnited States
10/20/2016 6:39:53 AM #

Lovely card!  Thank you for sharing the details.


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