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Heart of Christmas - Night Divine


Hi there

Welcome to another week of Heart of Christmas. Each week, the talented ladies from the Art with Heart team will  bring you inspiration for your holiday craft projects. 

This week I've had a play with 2 new products - the Patchwork Pieces Dies and the O Holy Night Suite. The Patchwork Pieces Dies are in the Annual Catalogue, but they are new in door for me.

Stampin' Up! Stars at Night Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
I created the background for the beautiful embossed star with the Night of Navy Soft Shimmer Paper and the vanilla and gold design from the Shining Brightly Specialty DSP. I used the Patchwork Pieces Die to cut one from each colour and them put them back together in an alternating pattern on a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, which I then added to a layer of Gold Foil. It was very challenging to photograph the card, but there is a lot of shine and sparkle in real life.

Stampin' Up! Stars at Night Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
I hope you can see in this photo, more of the lovely sparkle of the Shimmer Paper. I used the Stars at Night Hybrid Embossing Folder to emboss and die cut the large star from Gold Foil, in one pass. It is beautifully detailed, so I decided not to layer over it too much, just adding the long, slim star cut from the Night of Navy Shimmer paper. To finish, I added the larger of the stars from the Adhesive-Back Star Trinkets that work perfectly for the centre. The greeting from the Night Divine stamp set was stamped at the base of the Very Vanilla card base before the art panel was adhered with Adhesive Foam Strips for a firm finish.

Stampin' Up! Stars at Night Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

For the inside, I have a mat of Night of Navy Shimmer Paper for the writing panel (I did cut out the centre!), with a strip of the Night of Navy gold star design from the Shining Brightly Specialty DSP at the base. In the top corner I have one of the smaller stars in navy and the small gold star trinket adhered in the centre. The greeting from the Brightest Glow stamp set compliments the 'joy and peace' on the front.

Stampin' Up! Stars at Night Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

Project Details
Stamps Night Divine, Brightest Glow
Card stock & Papers Very Vanilla, Soft Shimmer Combo Pack, Gold Foil, Shining Brightly Specialty DSP
 Ink Night of Navy
Accessories Adhesive-Backed Star Trinkets, Festive Pearls
Tools    Stars at Night Hybrid Embossing Folder, Patchwork Pieces Dies, Stampin' Cut & Emboss, Dimensionals, Adhesive Foam Strips, Dimensionals


Now it's time to hop along to see what the very talented Cathy has created for you this week.


If at any time you find a broken link and the next blog doesn’t come up, please click on the link for our host of the  Heart of Christmas Blog Hop, Sharon Davern, and she will have the list of all who are participating.

Thanks for visiting today!


Kate Morgan

Absolutely gorgous, Judy. How good are these Patchwork dies!!? I am in love with them. I adore your shimmer with the vanilla and gold papers and your star focal point is lovely.

Michele Taylor

Judy the patchwork die works perfectly with the star. Your card is so elegant. I love the NofN, VV and gold together. A different but beautiful Christmas palette.

Andrea Sargent

So so gorgeous Judy. I love your use of one of the quilting dies - the alternated Speciality Papers is delightful. Your addition of a navy shimmer star at the centre of the embossed star is gorgeous and especially so with the gold star trinket on top. Stunning. xxx

Rosa Leyden

Stunning card Judy with the patchwork dies producing a starburst effect behin that gorgeous embossed and layered star. Very elegant.

Catherine Proctor

Well, who knew! The Patchwork Pieces Dies and the O Holy Night Suite are a match made in heaven, Judy, on your gorgeous graphic card! This is a stunning card.


Totally stunning!

Rachel Woollard

Stunning card Judy, the Shimmery Night of Navy and the Gold DSP look fabulous together.


Lovely, Judy. This is such a beautiful, elegant, colour combo that I know I am going to enjoy creating with this year. I'd forgotten about the Night of Navy shimmer paper; it's glorious! Lovely complement to the DSP you've used.

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