Christmas Nighttime Sky

Hi everyone! A very Happy Saturday to you – I hope you’ve had a great week! I’m stoked to be back on the Eyelet Outlet blog today with one more awesome DT inspiration project! This is my last regular post for Eyelet Outlet (I’ll be popping in from time to time with new release samples for them) and I’ve created a Christmas card with a pretty inked nighttime snowy sky featuring our City Skyline Washi Tape and Snowflake Brads along with Santa and his reindeer!

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base from 110# Solar White cardstock along with a layering panel from 80# Solar White cardstock. I employed the DTP (direct-to-paper) technique to ink the background with Ranger stormy sky and chipped sapphire distress inks and then splattered white acrylic paint mixed with a tad bit of water with my fan brush across the panel. I applied a strip of City Skyline Washi Tape to a scrap piece of 110# Solar White cardstock, cut it out along the tops of the buildings, and adhered it to the bottom of the inked panel. I stamped Santa with Reindeer (a rubber stamp thank you gift in one of my previous Taylored Expressions orders) and the sentiment from the Trinity Stamps A Sentiment For (Almost) Everything stamp set in Catherine Pooler Midnight ink, and then added the Snowflake Brads to complete the panel.

I cut the inside panel from 80# Solar White cardstock and embellished it with a super narrow strip of Basis Blue cardstock. I stamped the sentiment from The Project Bin Merriest Christmas stamp set in Catherine Pooler Midnight ink and layered the panel on Basis Blue cardstock.

And one more look… so loving how this turned out! You know how I love me some Christmas all year long, and I really enjoyed creating this with the fun washi tape and brads!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Crafting Happiness Challenges: #123 – May Anything Goes Always
2. Crafty Catz: #597 – Anything Goes w/ optional twist of All About the Girls (no twist)
3. Paperbabe Stamps: #168 – Anything Goes
4. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes
5. Sparkles Christmas Challenge: #136 – Christmas Sentiments

Eyelet Outlet products used:
City Skyline Washi Tape
Snowflake Brads

Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you – I really appreciate your support!

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Basis Blue cardstock
Stamps: Taylored Expressions Santa with Reindeer rubber stamp, Trinity Stamps A Sentiment For (Almost) Everything stamp set, The Project Bin Merriest Christmas stamp set
Ink: Ranger stormy sky and chipped sapphire distress inks; Catherine Pooler Midnight ink
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Large Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Liquitex white acrylic paint, Tim Holtz distress sprayer, fan brush, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at Eyelet Outlet! I can already see you drooling, lol! Be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Eyelet Outlet Facebook Page to keep up with news and sales, and while you’re at it, join the Eyelet Outlet Fans Facebook group for lots of creative inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

6 thoughts on “Christmas Nighttime Sky”

  1. So fun, Leslie – that skyline washi tape is amazing! Beautiful night sky, perfect Santa scene – and I can JUST spot your sentiment! Thanks so much for playing at Sparkles!

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  2. I LOve to see Christmas cards A.R.Y. ~Such a GORgeous scene.
    Thank you so much for joining us this week at Crafty Catz.
    GDT Chrissyxx

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