A sparkling background draws the eye to the solo star in the sky glittering above the city at night. A slightly abstract cityscape stands out in stark contrast to the colored sky. Three dimensions on this card bring each layer to life. A simple sentiment almost whispers from its banner placement. This card is multifaceted and could be masculine or feminine.

Thinking of you card front


  1. Cut a piece of white card to 3 7/8 x 51/8
  2. Cut piece of watercolor paper to 3 7/8 x 3 ¼
  3. Color watercolor paper with distress inks. When dry spritz with glimmer mist
  4. Die cut city out of black card.
  5. Die cut star out of glitter paper.
  6. Stamp and emboss sentiment on black card. Die cut with banner die.


  1. Attach city with dimensional tape and trim the sides.
  2. Using dimensional tape attach star and sentiment.
  3. Attached finished panel to the front of the card using dimensional tape.


Paper: A2 card, black card, watercolor paper 140lb, glitter paper Stamps: Tim Holtz – Mix of things Ink: white, distress ink Embossing powder: white – Recollections Dies: Cityscape – Tim Holtz/Sizzix, star – Spellbinders Accessories & Tools: Cuttlebug, heat gun, distress inks, dimensional tape, craft glue, glimmer mist

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