Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Silent Night

Hello crafters!  Another card that uses the Starburst, but this one is super bright!  I started by creating the background using a piece of acetate and adding Blue Aquamarine and Teal Tourmaline Crystal Tints and spreading them with my finger.  I sprinkled on some Silver and Midnight Marine Holographic Glitters on top.  Next I scrunched up a piece of white tissue paper and laid it over and tamped it down with a piece of kitchen roll.  I set it aside to dry overnight then cut it to size with a paper cutter.  Next I cut the Mosaic Bauble frame in both white and black.  I used the black as a shadow then cut away the two longer sides.  I added a strip of white card behind them, then added mounting foam and used the on the two sides of the acetate.  I cut the Starburst in white and added a black backing, then mounted it in the centre.  The Swirled Silent Night cut in black was added to the centre of the Starburst.  White and black mats and layers were used to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/2"  x 8 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x









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59 comments:

hollyberry said...

Great card,love the background that you have created.

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, a fantastic card, love the background and the mosaic side strips. Have a good day everyone. Bx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card, thank you, it will be the star card.
Take care and have fun.Kitty.

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a beautiful card today love the background

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a lovely day all and take care

Love
Hunnymummy from MK
xxx

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. Think it's time, time to get down and dirty lol I've seen you smile that smile when you get the glue and crystal tints out when you've demo'd this kind of background there's a kind of glint in your eye so now that you've shown us how gorgeous these are to show your dies on I'm finding it hard to resist, as long as it's as easy as pixie's surely I can't get it wrong - can I ?
This sample should be re-named Blue Starburst Night as it has a real firework burst to it, fantastic sample.
Wishing you a day as exciting as your background xxx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, a beautiful background colour and makes the card really pop. Xx

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue xx hazel

Diane Broad said...

Hi sue,

I love this card it's a little unusual but stylish, I have this die and I love it

Di Di from broadstairs Kent

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, another super duper card, and the blue blast really does make it special, thank you Sue xx

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

Netty The Runner said...

Love it Sue, the background is very striking.
Annette x

TDQ Karen said...

Just gorgeous

Janice K said...

Hi Sue,
A fabulous card with a beautiful background and mosaic border.x

Chris Curry said...

Crystal tints are brilliant aren’t they? Loved them in yesterday’s card and love them in today’s too. Great card, thank you Sue, have a good day.xxx

BenteS said...

Beautiful background on this card!
I can't help it, I just love the Starburst die- think it is so awesome ;))

CraftyCoffey said...

Great card today, love the background.

Michele

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue.
Fantastic card, love the effect of the glitters with the crystal tints. Fabulous.
Marion S x

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card, fabulous background.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a lovely striking background and beautiful card.

Barbara V

Anonymous said...

Beautiful background for a beautiful card. I love the colours. Hugs MERRY BERRY 2. xxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, fabulous card, love the background and always love it when I have all the ingredients too!! Love Jean xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - such a great background and stunning colours. Just amazing. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Lovely card.
Lydia
X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
The Starburst looks amazing on the twinkling night sky background.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Good morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes.
A beautiful card as usual.Like everyone else I absolutely love the background and the foreground makes it POP!

I usually start my day with you and am never disappointed.Where do you get your inspiration from?.. I'm so glad that you pass it on.
BFN.
Marie P.

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Another lovely starburst sample..... Beautiful. But the background Is stunning. I just wish my background offerings were this good . Ohhhh I really try I could do with spending a whole week of tutorial background videos with yours truly...... if only. One day I will produce something like this. Your sample today is lovely Sue. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card the dies are gorgeous and that background is just amazing. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Crafty Cruiser said...

Lovely background, making a beautiful card.
Doreen R

gwen70 said...

Stunning card, love the background

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
The Starburst looks amazing with this background. Yvonne xx

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I have tried this technique for making backgrounds and it was quite easy and very successful. Thank you for sharing.

Lisbeth

June Horrocks said...

Wow sue that blue is so beautiful I love it just bought the stamps so looking forward to having a go
Your card is stunning thank you dear friend love always
June horrocks xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, lovely card .love Jean Z xxx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Wow! That background sure packs a punch Sue, it is beautiful, looks so good with the starburst and the mosaic borders, so different and so lovely
Hugs
Muriel x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Stunning background, I’m going to have to get some crystal tints, and great card with the starburst die

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a lovely Christmas card. A beautiful background to the star burst.

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue,
We all agree that your background is stunning. I also dont possess any Crystal tints either, but I may just have to remedy that. I'M not in the least worried about getting messy, as you should see the state of my hands when using glue and sprays.
It shows off the starburst die really well but can be used as a background for lots of cards throughout the year. Hugs xx Pauline in S.A.

CraftyJo said...

Gorgeous :)

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
First sorry I missed yesterday's card,it is absolutely gorgeous.
Today's card is spectacular,love the background and everything else.
Best wishes
Karen M

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
It's a wowser. Must look in my stash, I'm sure I've got the tints, it's just like that huge cupboard is like a tardis and things disappear..........
Hugs, Rose

scrAPpamondo said...

Another fab use of the Tints and the Starburst!!! Wow! This card looks so impressive!

Kate's Cards said...

Very striking and bold. Xx

Pawprintx4 said...

Love this card using some of my favorite Festive dies and a wonderful background. This card really brightens up my day....rain...more rain.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue, What a lovely card, that amazing background really makes it stand out..
Love Brenda xxx

sued99 said...

Lovely CAS card. I love the background. X

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Spectacular card Sue x I love the background it's a real wow x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card - full of sparkling loveliness. I really adore the starburst - it really gives an amazing ‘pow’ to your cards. I have got it as I was given your Christmas collection for my birthday.
My cardmaking has been very restricted this year. My mind wants to craft all day long but my body refuses to play ball!
Today’s card is wonderful.
Fluffycat, Crewe Trish and Pat L - my week away was lovely, the housework will have to wait (a long time), and Lion King was magical. If anyone gets the chance to go and see Lion King it is pure joy x
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

KarinsArtScrap said...

very beautiful Sue with a gorgeous background
Gr Karin

Diane King said...

Gorgeous. Must try this xx

ursula said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful....luv Ursula xx

dj from kettering said...




What a lovely card,




Doreen x

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the background and the gorgeous die.
Cheers,
Di B. x
Tasmania.

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Another Truly Phenomenal Card This Will Be A Short Comment
As I Don’t Feel Top Knotch..................
I Just Love Your Magnificent Background Where You’ve Used
“THE AWESOME CRYSTAL TINTS” PLUS “THE SWIRLED SILENT NIGHT”
ALSO “THE STARBURST DIE SET”
Creating The Most Impressive/Superb/Rich/Opulent Card..............
Thank You For Sharing Today’s Exquisite Card Plus I Truly Appreciate Everything You Do
Sharing Your Superb Tips/Techniques.........................................................
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue.
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx.....................................

Betty McAlister said...

A beautiful card Sue. Sam, hope you feel better soon xx

Anonymous said...

Love it
Elizabeth Bennett

Littlelamb said...

A gorgeous card Sue. Thank you.

Tressa said...

Beautiful card. I like the starburst die and the way it has been used.

Teresa

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Lovely card the background colours are fabulous

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
Another great inspiration from u love you're ideals
OWLISH Xx

DeCor said...

This starburst die makes such an easy statement. Great card