Thursday, August 16, 2018

Moon and Stars

The Shine On stamp set and the Stacked Stars die which are both from Simon Says Stamp! are now officially no longer NBUS items. I used them to make this card design. And about time I would say as I have had them in my possession for several years. What a shame. And, I really like the die especially! I cut a few of the die cut stars off so I could have enough room for the sentiment.


The main panel was die cut also with a Memory Box border die. After I had the stars die cut I then added some Versamark ink to them and embossed them with Gina K. Designs Silver embossing powder. I also stamped and fussy cut out the moon before embossing it with Gina K. Designs clear embossing powder. I had stamped it on yellow card stock with black Versafine ink and used a Copic marker to add some shading. After I had all assembled on a white card base I then added the sentiment using black ink.

Dies used:
Stacked Stars-Simon Says Stamps!
Cross Stitched Frame Border-Memory Box

I am entering this in the following challenges:
Dies R Us Challenge#103-You Are a Star!
Double D's Challenge-Moon/Stars

I think this will be a good card to save for a graduation card or for someone trying out for a new job!

Well, thanks for the visit and I hope you have a great weekend. Tomorrow is another day to have a check up on the toe so my day will be once again interrupted. Hopefully, this might be the last visit for a long time. Until next time, take care.

God bless,
Verna

21 comments:

MaryH said...

Wonderful use of this die. I remember seeing it on SSS and wondering how on earth I'd use it! It looks so pretty with the xstitch matting and the sliver of Mr. Moon. Perfect sentiment, especially for a graduate...but really, for anyone. TFS & Hugs

Ina G said...

Simply fabulous Verna. Everything just blends in together perfectly. Love the sentiment.

Greta said...

What a fun card!

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card,love the fab design.xxx

wannabcre8tive said...

Verna, I am loving this pretty blue card. The dies are awesome. The blue and silver go so well together and adding the yellow moon really adds to it.

Darlene said...

Oh Verna this is just fabulous and I love that sentiment! Great job! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘You are a STAR!’ challenge at Dies R Us as well as the 'Moon and Stars' challenge over at Double D. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
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Shona Erlenborn said...

This is a fabulous make! That star die is amazing and how clever to emboss it in silver. Great shading on the moon and then embossing to make it shiny! Just so clever Verna!

aussie aNNie said...

Wow, this is fabulous love your creativity for our "MOON and Or STARS" Challenge. Thanks for joining in and good luck in the draw. ♥ DOUBLE D ♥
 [aNNie DT member for Double D Challenges]

Donna Ellis said...

LOL! Loving your NBUS stars background! They are pure magic done in the metallic theme, and I especially like Mr. Moon happily nestled in front of them. It's a wonderful card of encouragement! Wishing you a great week-end! hugs, de

Lisa said...

Fantastic! This IS such a cool design! LOVE it!!

Brenda in IN said...

I have to admit I have that star die too and have never used it. You always inspire me and this is another card that does. I love how you embossed the stars, what a great idea. Hope your toe is doing well and on the mend.

Judy Woodland said...

What an awesome take on the Double D challenge! I love, love, LOVE those die cut stars, they are so perfect here. Great design too, thanks for playing along over at Double D!!

Carol L said...

This is just wonderful and congrats on using your NBUS! that's a fabulous die and makes for a great card too!

Barbara said...

Quite the awesome card for this challenge. Love the sentiment and it is perfectly illustrated too. Thanks so much for playing in our ‘You are a STAR!’ challenge at Dies R Us as well as the 'Moon and Stars' challenge over at Double D.
Barbara DT Member

Donna Phelan said...

Love all of those pretty stars die cut, perfect for our challenge! The moon looks like he is deep in thought lol Love that sentiment, so encouraging! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Moon And Stars, Donna, DT Member.

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, Verna, I know... every time I use a die or stamp set that's been NBUS forever I think "what a shame". Sometimes it takes a challenge or two to bring it out and this is absolutely perfect for the two challenges you chose. Now you'll probably have all kinds of ideas! Thanks for thinking us us at Double D with your cute and encouraging card!

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

That die does make a lovely background. Great card!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Those embossed stars look terrific

Karen Dunbrook said...

your starry bkg looks fab...lovely card.
xx Karen

KT Fit Kitty said...

Very pretty, Verna! The background stars are gorgeous and I like your cool moon! Great sentiment too!

laurie said...

Awesome die! Your card is beautiful!Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us!

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