Altenew | Stamp Focus: Starry Night + Video

Altenew Starry Night. Cards by Svitlana Shayevich

Hi, friends!

Altenew released a lot of new amazing holiday products this month. Today, I will be sharing three cards featuring the newly released Starry Night Stamp Set.

This set has a starry tree, several stand-alone stars, a star border (or corner), and several festive sentiments.

GOLD ON BLACK

There is one type of card that I love making. I call them “corporate style ones”. You know what I mean – those cards that companies would send to their customers or partners on holidays. My first card is of this style.

Altenew Starry Night. Gold On Black. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

I made a panel out of Jet Black Cardstock and heat embossed two starry borders on the top and bottom of the panel using the Antique Gold Embossing Powder. I also heat embossed a sentiment and a couple of stars in the middle using the same powder.

Then I made another panel, a quarter inch bigger in each direction and heat embossed its edges by swiping the Embossing Ink Pad onto the paper and then adding the Antique Gold Embossing Powder.

Altenew Starry Night. Gold On Black. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

I foam mounted the “gold” panel onto a black card base using black foam squares. And then foam mounted the smaller panel on top of it.

Altenew Starry Night. Gold On Black. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

 

WATERCOLOR BACKGROUND

For my next card, I went with a very simple recipe – watercolor wash and white embossing. Although, I went a bit overboard and made the whole background, not just a wash. I used the blue and teal watercolor pans from the Altenew Watercolor Set.

Altenew Starry Night. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

I let my panel dry and white embossed the starry tree on top using the Pure White Embossing Powder.  I also white embossed a stand-alone star for the tree topper.
Then I sprayed the panel with the Pure White Ink Spray.

Altenew Starry Night. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

And then I foam mounted it onto a white card base.

Altenew Starry Night. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

Lastly, I popped a sentiment stamped onto a white strip using the Dusk Crisp Dye Ink.

MULTICOLOR TREE ON BLACK

The last card is also made in a bold color scheme. I know many people are intimidated by dark backgrounds and I try to not make more than one in a set of cards. But in case of this stamp set, when I was thinking “starry night”, I always pictured a night scene. Also, for the technique I’ve implemented here the black background was a must.

Altenew Starry Night. Multicolor Christmas Tree On Black. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

I started by stamping the tree onto a white panel using the Morning Frost Crisp Dye Ink. I was using my mini MISTI for stamping and left the tree mounted to the MISTI lid when I moved to the next step.

On the mentioned next step, I colored all stamped parts of the tree using the Ruby Red, Forest Glades, Ocean Waves, and Warm Sunshine Artist Markers.

Altenew Starry Night. Multicolor Christmas Tree On Black. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

Next, I stamped over the second time with the Embossing Ink and clear embossed the tree using the Crystal Clear Embossing Powder.

After that, I blended the Jet Black Crisp Dye Ink onto the panel covering it completely (a.k.a. – making my own black cardstock).

Altenew Starry Night. Multicolor Christmas Tree On Black. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

I popped the panel onto a white card base. I like using a white card base for dark backgrounds with margins of a quarter inch on each side. It tones down the boldness of the background a bit. And, also, if I want to add some white elements onto a card, the white margin around the panel balances off the white elements.

Like in this case, I popped a sentiment onto the card stamped using Crimson Crisp Dye Ink onto a white cardstock strip.

Altenew Starry Night. Multicolor Christmas Tree On Black. Card by Svitlana Shayevich

This card comes with a video. So you can see in detail how it was done.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at YouTube

Here you have three ideas of how this stamp set can be used.

Have a wonderful day!

SUPPLIES

If you’re interested in the supplies I’ve used – they’re listed below. Where available I use compensated affiliate links (which means if you make a purchase I will get a small commission with no additional cost for you). Click on the letters below to go to a favorite store: Simon Says Stamp (SSS), Studio Katia (SK), Altenew (AN), Ellen Hutson (EH), Scrapbook.com (SC), Amazon (AZ), Spellbinders (SB), etc.
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September 17, 2018

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4 Comments

  1. Reply

    Sharon Dolan

    September 18, 2018

    Stunning cards! I especially love the Black backgrounds with the Starry Night stamps. I need to add these stars to my stash.😃

  2. Reply

    Наташа-GOLD

    September 19, 2018

    Света, красочные открытки!

  3. Reply

    Jean Marmo

    September 19, 2018

    Simply stunning!

  4. Reply

    Linda BL

    September 19, 2018

    Loved your video! Thanks for sharing that technique. I really like the gold / black starry night card– it is such an elegant, sophisticated card and as you said would be a great corporate card.

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