This week is theme week at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown.  We’d like to see your Christmas or wintry cards showcasing stars!

My card was heavily inspired by the card my fellow design team member Gill made for the March sketch challenge.  I loved the clean and simple style with the glittery stars.  However, those of you who know me well know about my personal aversion to glitter, as well as Operation Write Home’s restrictions against using it on cards donated to them.  Instead of glitter, I reached for my metallic cardstock.  I didn’t want to copy Gill’s card exactly, so I’ve arranged the stars a bit differently and used a different sentiment.  The tiny stars are brads.

Be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has made!  Then show us what your stars look like!  Link your starry card to the 52{C}CT site by 1:00 p.m. Eastern time/6:00 p.m. GMT Friday, March 21.  We’d love to have you join in the fun and creativity with us!

Supplies:
Stamps: Christmas Messages (Stampin’ Up)
Cardstock: Pure Luxury White (Gina K. Designs); Brushed Gold, Brushed Copper (Stampin’ Up)
Ink: Champagne (Encore)
Other: Stars dies (Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps); mini star brads (The Paper Studio)

9 Responses to “52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown – March theme challenge”

  1. I really like the subtle shimmer on the metallic card, love the warm gold and copper too! Beautifully clean and simple. Fab!

  2. The stars are lovely Patricia and I love the sentiment too. Have a great weekend, hugs, Gill x

  3. I think this is fabulous, friend! LOVE the metallic card stock that you used–such a great idea! This is amazing! HUGS and happy weekend! Mynn xx

  4. magnifique pluie d’étoile Patricia, les couleurs métallisées sont tellement chic, biz

  5. What a stellar idea to use those glittery stars! Thanks for a fun challenge, Patricia.
    xxx Asha

  6. This is fab, Patricia, love the copper tomes and the little star brads. Loved this challenge!
    Louise xx

  7. A gorgeous collection of stars – love the metallic colours too – Jacqueline xx

  8. Bravo Patricia! This is gorgeous. I know what you mean about glitter :o). Nice choice on the metallic paper instead. Hugs D

  9. Hi Patricia, what a great card, I love the mix of metallics, the gold and copper are so classy together! The star brads are sweet accents too! Ruth x

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