Brightly Gleaming Meets So Many Stars for PP460

by Joanne James22. September 2019 09:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the delightful Claire to host this week and she has my favourite, a sketch challenge, for you to work with:


Tall and skinny - what fun! I love occasionally to change things up and give cards a completely different look by altering their size and shape. It didn't take me long to decide where to take Claire's sketch this week - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I took two of my favourite things - the navy and copper star patterned paper from the Brightly Gleaming set and my Stitched Stars Dies - along with some copper foil and star and foil elements, and created a layered star centrepiece. I heat embossed my sentiment from the 'So Many Stars' set in copper onto Night of Navy cardstock, fussy cut around it and popped it up on a stack of dimensionals to complete my card. 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I'm linking my card up with SUOChallenges where they currently have a Designer's Choice challenge. I love this card - so much so, I made a second one straight afterwards! I just need to use my trusty BoxBuster tool to make a couple of bespoke envelopes now ready to send them!

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; I am singing with my choir in a harvest festival service this morning, then will be home to assist in finishing homework and the like in the afternoon. I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (12) -

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
9/22/2019 6:04:09 PM #

Joanne, all I can say is WOW! Talk about a stunning card! I just love all of the glitz and glam and you really showcased the star foil element beautifully. Everything just works so beautifully on the tall and skinny layout. Just beautiful!

Wanda Cullen
Wanda CullenUnited States
9/22/2019 7:07:55 PM #

Whoa...this is one stunning design!!! Love everything about it!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
9/22/2019 8:44:15 PM #

I didn't get these stars, but they are LOVELY!  The copper foil really makes them stand out---just beautiful against the blue background!  A perfectly wonderful tall and thin creation!

jaydeeUnited States
9/23/2019 2:23:28 PM #

Joanne, all that wonderful foil is just perfect for the blue background.  The stars work so well with the tall and skinny card, too.  Gorgeous!
Hope you have a wonderful week

LaurieUnited States
9/23/2019 2:41:24 PM #

This is stunning! What a gorgeous card.

Heather H
Heather HUnited States
9/23/2019 6:47:08 PM #

Beautiful, Joanne - you've combined these suites perfectly!  Love all the metallic against that blue - just gorgeous!  Thanks so much for playing at SUO!

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
9/24/2019 5:43:13 PM #

Absolutely stunning, Joanne! You can't beat this paper paired with copper foil.  The foil element star makes the perfect focal point!

VickyUnited Kingdom
9/24/2019 8:52:00 PM #

Well, those starry papers are wonderful Joanne and you have created a beautiful centrepiece with the die cut stars. A stunner and I'm not surprised you made another one! How lovely to sing in a choir at harvest festival! Hope you had a lovely time Smile

Windy Ellard
Windy EllardUnited States
9/25/2019 9:04:11 PM #

Love the copper star in the center! Awesome with the blue and copper pairing!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
9/26/2019 12:34:05 AM #

Joanne, this is stunning!!!!  I love the copper foil star is beautiful!!!!!!  I absolutely love the star paper, too!   Every detail of this card is perfect!  You certainly rocked my challenge this week!  Have a great upcoming weekend, My Friend!  XX

Fiona Whitehead
Fiona WhiteheadUnited Kingdom
10/1/2019 9:22:59 AM #

Such a gorgeous card - I've yet to try and make a skinny one - I always seem to do the same size!  I love all that copper -  thanks for joining us at SU Only this week.

Cindy B Designs
Cindy B DesignsUnited States
10/1/2019 1:22:04 PM #

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! That's one suite I don't have! Love this. Such a beautiful card. Thank you so much for playing along with us at SUO Challenges. We have a new challenge up today and hope to see you back with us!

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