Hope & Light

Gold Foil, Vanilla, and Navy blue are stunning together in the Shining Brightly Specialty Designer Series Paper. Apparently everyone else thinks so too because this beautiful paper keeps selling out! Don’t worry though, it’s due back in stock the week of Oct. 23, 2023.

Jazz up your cards and gift tags with the Shining Brightly 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper! Each sheet of paper included in this series is radiant, showcasing detailed gold and blue designs. You can cut out the star-studded Night of Navy and Very Vanilla pages for holiday gift tags or Christmas cards. The golden floral pages make great accent features and can be incorporated into greeting or thinking of you cards for extra festivity. Whether you use this paper for holiday paper crafts or something else, the gold-gilded details will make all your projects shine!


Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

Card base – Very Vanilla

                      5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”

                      Scrap for die cutting

Night of Navy – 4” x 5 ¼”

                             Scrap for die cutting

Shining Brightly – Vanilla star pattern

                                Scrap for die cutting

Gold foil – ¾” x 2 ¼” 

                   scrap for die cutting

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to acrylic blocks.
  2. Fold and burnish card base using bone folder.
  3. Add the Night of Navy panel to the card front.
  4. Use the scrap of Very Vanilla and the square from the dies and cut it out.
  5. Stamp your sentiment using Night of Navy ink in the lower part of the square.
  6. Use the square from Step 5 and the wider decorative die strip and cut out
    the pattern at the top of the square about ¼” from the top.
  7. Add the strip of Gold foil to the back top of the square from Step 6 using glue
    dots. Trim as needed.
  8. Glue the square to the lower right hand corner of the card front having equal
    spacing on bottom and right hand side.
  9. Use the 4th largest Stylish Shapes circle die to die cut from the star pattern
    paper. Add the die cut circle to the upper left hand corner of the card about
    ½” from the top and left hand side of the card using dimensionals.
  10. Use the holly leaf and leaf sprig to die cut the following:
    • Holly leaf – fold foil
    • Leaf sprig – Night of Navy (2)
  11. Glue the holly leaf on top of the die cut circle. Glue the 2 leaf sprigs on top of
    the holly leaf with one down the left side of the holly leaf and the other down
    the right side of the holly leaf.
    12 Tie a bow using the gold Simply Elegant trim and add it to the stems of the
    Holly leaf and leaf sprigs using a glue dot.
  12. Use a holly leaf stamped in gold or navy to decorate the inside of the card and

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