My mailbox saw a pack of fun new stamps from Sunny Studio Stamps at the end of the summer – and I teased up a couple other cards when I posted the first fall one. Now we’re in the throes of Christmas cards!

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I used Holy Night to create today’s card – and with many many layers I made the background with TWO light sources! Watch the vide too see how:

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Most light sources come from the sun or a lamp – sometimes through the window or some other place, but it’s most often a simple clear place. But with this card, since there’s a manger AND a star, both can cast a glow onto everything on the card!

I’m glad I remembered the pack of acetate cards I have – I need to use them this season!


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