PPA 173 – Jewish Celebrations

Jewish Celebrations

What a fun week I am having!  I hope you are as well.  The PPA challenge this week is such a great sketch!  I was looking at the Winter Frost DSP and the Star of David kept catching my eye – does that ever happen to you?!  All of the patterns in this designer series paper are gorgeous, but those stars kept me drawn to it.  So, I am very happy that Stampin’ Up! didn’t retire the Jewish Celebrations stamp set or I would have been really stuck!  This card came together so fast (love, love, love it when that happens!).  I am not Jewish but I am very involved with interfaith activities and have Jewish friends.  I love to send them cards for their holidays!  It always makes me happy when I get holiday cards so why wouldn’t they feel that way as well?  This stamp set is not listed in the annual catalog or the holiday mini catalog but it is still available so I will list the item number for you in the details section if you would like to order it.

I heat embossed the menorah and the sentiment stamp in Smoky Slate to match the paper.  The Stars of David are just fussy cut straight from the paper.  Rhinestones are added for a little sparkle and glam.  So, what do you think?  I can easily make these cards for all of my friends and they will hopefully know that I care about them enough to make a pretty card for THEIR holiday.

It’s All in the Details

  • Stamp Set: Jewish Celebrations (#128045)
  • Paper: Winter Frost Specialty DSP, Coastal Cabana, Smoky Slate, Whisper White cardstocks
  • Ink: VersaMark
  • Cool Tools: Heating Tool
  • Finishing Touch: Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Smoky Slate Embossing Powder

I hope you liked my card today!    If you have any questions, please let me know.  Stamping is truly the most fun hobby that I have ever done and there are SO many ways in incorporate it into your creative life.  Is there any stamping technique that you would like to learn?  Let me know how you have fun with your stamping stuff.  

Well, off to play some more!  Until next time,

Stay calm and craft on!



  1. What a beautiful card! I hadn’t recognized that Star of David in the DSP. Great job!

  2. Love this card!!! So glad that you saw the Stars of David in that background paper too! I love how you cut them out!

  3. Hi Debbie, congrats on your recent PPA pick. this card is beautiful too!

  4. Great design, striking colors, wonderful details…

  5. When my daughter was a SU demo she got this stamp to make cards for her Jewish friends also. Your card, especially the colors are beautiful! Another wonderfully creative card!!!

  6. What a gorgeous card. I’m sure your Jewish friends would love to receive such a beautiful card with all the creative touches. It’s perfect!!!

  7. Gorgeous! Amazing use of DSP. TFS and thank you for playing with us this week.

  8. Wow! Gorgeous card. Perfect use of that dsp. Thanks for playing with the PPA this week.

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