Solar Eclipse/Let Your Light Shine

I am so excited about the Solar Eclipse happening on August 21.  Even though I am far away from its path, it is still going to be a spectacular event for those who can observe it closer to the path of totality.

So, what does a card maker do to celebrate this event?  Well make a card of course.  This is the card that I came up with using the Hello Love Bundle (BD-0262) and the Sun Rays Die(DI-0108).   I thought it was a fitting combination.

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Let Your Light Shine

 

I used the Sun Rays die to cut out a piece of Black Licorice (CS-0003) cardstock.  Then I cut a piece of Summer Days (CS-0033) cardstock using the same die.  After I cut the Summer Days cardstock out, I cut off the border so that I just had the center and the rays.  I added some Sparkle Silk (IP-0126) to the Summer Days piece only.  Adhered the Summer Days piece with Craft Glue (AD-0111) to the back of the Black Licorice piece offsetting it a bit so that only some of the Summer Days was showing.  The completed panel was then adhered using Craft Glue to a Black Licorice card base.

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Apply Sparkle Silk to the Summer Days rays prior to adhering it to the Black Licorice rays.

 

Stamped the sentiment Let Your Light Shine from the Hello Love Bundle using Black Licorice Ink (IP-0041) onto a piece of Summer Days cardstock and cut that out using the matching days.  That piece was then adhered using Foam Squares (AD-0085). 

I finished off the card by adhering some Special Celebrations Sequins (AC-0115) with Glue Dots (AD-0083) and added Journey Glaze (AD-0003) to the words.  I did use Sparkle Cuts (AC-0151) on one of the cards but I like it better with just the Journey Glaze.

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Sparkle Cuts added to the words after applying the Journey Glaze.

 

I think this card is a great way to remember the Solar Eclipse and would make a great inspirational card for someone as well.

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I like it better with just the Journey Glaze on the words.

 

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

And I hope you Let Your Light Shine!!!

Lorena

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