OSAT Blog Hop – Throwback Thursday Featuring Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem

Hi everyone! Welcome to this month’s One Stamp At a Time Blog Hop. Our theme this month is Throwback Thursday. I love the idea behind this – to take a favorite old project and use it as inspiration for a new one. I chose to recreate an old favorite watercolor card using the new Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelits dies.

First, here is the card I used for inspiration. I made it using our Sleigh Ride edgelits a couple of years ago. It might be my absolute favorite card I had ever made…until now.

Inspire Create Share Blog Hop featured project: Watercolor Christmas card using Sleigh Ride Edgelits and Jingle All The Way stamp set

Here is my updated project!

Watercolor Christmas Card using Stampin' Up! Night in Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelits Dies - Holiday Catalog 2017

I made this card and framed art using our new Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelits dies. Aren’t they gorgeous?!

Watercolor Christmas Card using Stampin' Up! Night in Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelits Dies - Holiday Catalog 2017

I made the watercolor background by inking an acrylic block with 3 colors of ink, spritzing it with water, placing it directly onto the watercolor paper, removing the block, and then sprinkling salt on the surface. As the paper dries, the salt pulls some of the color out, which leaves the splotchy background. I have a tutorial video below to show you exactly how to make it!

Watercolor Christmas Card using Stampin' Up! Night in Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelits Dies - Holiday Catalog 2017

On my original card, I had used plain white cardstock for the die cuts. This time I just had to use Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper. It’s so much prettier in person than the pictures show.

Watercolor Christmas Card using Stampin' Up! Night in Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelits Dies - Holiday Catalog 2017

I love the card so much that I wanted to make a piece of framed art to set out as a Christmas decoration. I might make a few more to use as gifts as well!

Check out my video showing how to make this beautiful card with the Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem edgelits dies!

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Here’s who is hopping along this month!

  1. Jenny Hall – https://www.jennystampsup.com/2017/09/14/osat-blog-hop-throwback-card/
  2. Kelly Acheson – http://astampabove.typepad.com/my-blog/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  3. Anna Smith – http://www.scrappingstampingandstuff.com/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday/
  4. Rose Grunewald – https://countrycardsbyrose.blogspot.com/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  5. Maria Willis – https://cardbomb.blogspot.com/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  6. Melissa Davies – https://rubberfunatics.blogspot.com/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  7. Jennifer Hill – https://wp.me/p72MWS-cg
  8. Sue Plote – https://thispinkrooster.blogspot.com/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  9. Jessie Holton – http://www.jessieholton.com/2017/09/14b.html
  10. Rick Adkins – http://wp.me/p2AuXD-4cG
  11. Dena Rekow – http://www.thecreativitycave.com/my_weblog/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  12. Renee Ondrajka – https://stampinwithrenee.blogspot.com/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  13. Tina Rackley Riddlehttp://www.tinascropshop.com/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  14. Lori Mueller — http://www.stampindreams.com/my-blog/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday-in-september.html
  15. Pam Staples – https://wp.me/p3p2VA-1XN
  16. Jeanna Bohanon – http://www.stamptimesomewhere.com/stamp_time_somewhere/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  17. Marisa Gunn – http://dzinesbymeg.typepad.com/dzines_by_meg/2017/09/osat-blog-hop-throwback-thursday.html
  18. Justin Krieger – http://wp.me/p5dZez-6w7
  19. Andrea Tracy-Tucker – https://onestampinmothertucker.blogspot.com/2017/09/osat-throwback-thursday-blog-hop.html

5 thoughts on “OSAT Blog Hop – Throwback Thursday Featuring Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem

  1. Tina Riddle

    Wow! I’m so glad you recreated those projects! I remember when you posted them the first time and I was blown away! I can’t wait to try that night sky with the new products!

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