A Card for Healthcare Workers with Morning Star for Make My Monday

Thank You Card with Morning Star by Stampin' Up!

 

 

We have a new challenge for you at Make My Monday. Meg is our host and she wants to see “Digi Stamps” on your projects. Wow, this one was a big challenge for me because I have such limited exposure to the digital stamping world. Luckily, My Favorite Things had this digital image as well as three others available! With the pandemic being at the forefront of all of our minds, this was an excellent opportunity to use it. I made this card for my husband so left it pretty simple. Since my husband has always resisted wearing the traditional white coat that the doctor image had, I chose this image instead. The Morning Star stamp set had great images to go along with this card front and also used High Tides for the sentiment inside.

 

My Color Selection

 

Thank You Card with Morning Star by Stampin' Up! Thank You Card with Morning Star by Stampin' Up!

 

My Secrets to Making This Morning Star Project

  • This A6 size card began with Smoky Slate cardstock, cut at 6 1/2″ x 9″ and scored at 4 1/2.”
  • I printed the image PDF and began coloring the image with the Light Night of Navy, Ivory and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends. Once I was satisfied, it was cropped out with the Stitched Rectangle dies.
  • Next, I inked up the star stamp from Morning Star (soon to retire from the catalog) and cropped it out with the Stitched Star die. Then, I inked up the edge of the star with the Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends.
  • To make the background, I cut Blueberry Bushel cardstock 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8.” Then, I ran it through the Brick & Mortar embossing folder. To get a little definition to the great texture, I ran the Delicata Silvery Shimmer ink pad across the cardstock. Oh, how I love this bit of shimmer!
  • I stamped the “Thank you for being you” sentiment in Blueberry Bushel ink and cropped it out with the Ornate Frames die.
  • I cut some stars and added them to the sentiment, then added the retired Metallic Enamel Shapes for a simple finishing touch to the card front.
  • For the inside of the card, I ultimately chose the sentiment from High Tide. Once that was stamped in Blueberry Bushel ink, I stamped the line of stars strategically so that only three stars would stamp into the corner of the paper.

 

Product Spotlight 

Enjoy stars and flowers in varying sizes in the Morning Star Stamp Set. Mix and match to create unique stamped patterns complemented by encouraging messages. This stamp set is also available in French. This is a Two-Step Stampin’ set; it allows you to layer two or more images to create one final image with extra texture and dimension in the colors you want. This is also a Distinktive** stamp set; it has a special texture that gives added depth and dimension in a single step, creating photo-realistic images. **Patent pending  * 14 photopolymer stamps

 

 

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Before You Go!

 

 

Don’t forget that the retired products will be gone before you know it! If you are interested in seeing what is still available, click on this link to see what’s still available.

 

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6 Comments

  1. This is adorable!! Love this sweet image (I also downloaded the freebies as they are so cute!) and that fabulous brick background! I also really like those detailed star die cuts! Thanks for playing with Di’s Digi Designs and The House That Stamps Built.

  2. a wonderful combination of image and sentiments,love the stars, a great card

  3. What a cool card you have made. Nice that you participate in the Di’s digi Challenge.

  4. This is a lovely card. I hope your husband is safe and well. Bless him and his colleagues. It must be a worry for you and your family at the moment. Love Dawn x

  5. Winnfred Joy Hadden

    Fabulous card for someone who works so hard to keep us safe.

  6. Love the free digis – and this one is a really cute one. Love the brick embossing folder you used. Great card for our health care workers. Thanks for joining us over at The House that Stamps Built.

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