Star light, star bright.

Hi friends! A very Happy Monday to you! I’m thrilled to be on the blog today over at The Project Bin with another crafty tutorial! If you’re interested, take a peek at that HERE. We are doing “Christmas in June” on the blog and I created a super fun Christmas card using the Merriest Christmas stamps and dies along with the Summer Fun stamp set from my stash. Christmas stamps and dies paired with a Summer stamp set, you say?! Yep, I used the sun from the Summer Fun stamp set as the bright star! ;)

I created a top fold card base from charcoal gray cardstock to simulate a nighttime scene. I tore three snow banks from linen cardstock and arranged my die cut snowman and trees on the front. I heat embossed the sentiment and the ‘star’ above the die cut elements in white.

I stamped the inside sentiment in black ink and embellished the panel with a strip of red cardstock, and layered the panel on the red cardstock.

And another peek… really loving this little snowman! The sentiments in this set are so awesome!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Crafty Cardmakers: #260 – Create Your Own Background
2. Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenge: #2026 – CAS
3. Paperbabe Stamps: #122 – Anything Goes
4. Try it on Tuesday: Create a Scene

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Charcoal Brown and White cardstock, Marco’s White Antique Linen cardstock, Stampin’ Up Cherry Cobbler cardstock
Stamps: The Project Bin Merriest Christmas and Summer Fun stamp sets
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Bic Mark-It markers- Rambunctious Red, Sunset Orange, Oceanview Blue, Woodsy Brown, Forest Green, Key Lime; Versarmark, Posca white paint pen
Dies/Punches: The Project Bin Merriest Christmas dies (included in stamp set)
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Perfect Crafting Pouch and Perfect Cleaning Cloth; MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Hero Arts White embossing powder

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and have popped over to see my tutorial on the blog! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at The Project Bin, and while you’re at it, head on over to The Project Bin Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

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