Stampin Up Star Of Light Happy Stampers Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, another Thursday means another fun blog hop for the team to share with you today.   This week was a sketch challenge.  I made my card using the Candy Cane Christmas set, had it all done and then thought, “oh I could also try Star of Light stamp set too.  And that is exactly what I did.  I will show you the other card next week.


Here is the sketch:


Stampin Up “Star of Light”:

I wish the camera could catch all the depth and shimmer that this card has. It really sparkles but the camera just does not pick up the detail.  You will have to trust me on this one!  Enjoy

Stampin Up Star of Light card by Kristi @

Here is the recipe:

Card base:  Basic Black 5-1/2 x 8-1/2. scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Gold Foil, 4 x 5-1/4

Second mat: Basic Black,  3-7/8 5-1/8 x

Panel mat: Gold Foil,  3-5/8 x 1-5/8

Panel art piece:   3-1/2 x 4-1/2  cut into  3-1/2 x 1-1/2 strips

I adhered my gold mat to the card base.

I stamped my art piece before I cut the card into thirds.  I used the Star of Light stamp set and gold embossed the background star spirals and stars.  After it was embossed, I cut it into three pieces and mounted it to the gold foil mats with dimensionals. I then adhered it to the smaller black mat.  Before I attached this to the main card I wrapped a gold satin ribbon around the bottom front of the card. I then attached that whole piece with dimensionals.

More Details:

Stampin Up Star of Light card by Kristi @

The Star:

After the art piece was mounted I took a glue dot and attached some black metallic thread in loops to the card. I added a black star and a die cut gold glimmer paper star together and added that to the front of the card with dimensionals.  A gold satin bow finished the design.  The last detail was the sentiment. I cut Whisper White card stock 1/2  x 3 1/2 and added a Basic Black Merry Christmas sentiment.

The bling:

A card would not be a “Kristi” card without some bling.  Gold sequins and rhinestones finish this off perfectly.

Here is our team:

Click onto the “go to the next blog” button to view card in the hop. If you get lost along the way you can always click each name to direct through the hop.

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:


Can I help you:

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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  1. Mary B. says:

    This is a stunning card. Absolutely gorgeous! I love this stamp set and I just may have to case this card. I always enjoy seeing your creations.

    • Kristi says:

      Thanks Amy. I had another one all done and then thought of this one. My other one is going to post on Monday

  2. Susan K says:

    Oh my goodness! What a gorgeous card! This is the most beautiful card I’ve seen using this stamp set–and there are many pretty ones out there! Love love love it all–every star, string and bling!

  3. Mary says:

    Gosh – this is gorgeous! Love the Gold Glimmer on the black – very elegant and sophisticated – as is the whole card. Love it! 🙂

  4. Jaimie says:

    Stunning. I love the black and gold – it just makes the card pop. And your bow is perfect. I have bow envy. 🙂

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