Nativity Christmas Card

The sentiment, “The light of the world”, lights up today’s Nativity Christmas card.  It’s time to play at Festive Friday – Home of the Inspo List!

Nativity Christmas card

For this week’s challenge, we are inspired by World Space Week. Remember, at Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate or make a card for the occasion featured. Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. I used stars, night sky and sparkle to create my card. I can’t wait to see what YOU create!

Nativity Christmas Card
Colors Of The Day
Nativity Christmas Card
The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

Sometimes a paper is so beautiful that I just can’t bring myself to use it. The thought of not having it to look at, not having it in my stash, saddens me. A bit over-dramatic, maybe, but that’s how I felt about the gorgeous blue foil paper used on today’s card. I finally decided I needed to use it up.  So, I did.  And you know what? I survived.  If you are not a paper hoarder like me, there are lots of options to use in place of the blue foil.  Night of Navy works well, as does Silver foil. Even black would be an option, since it would coordinate with the stamped image.

Nativity Christmas card
Rhinestones and Clear Wink of Stella add a touch of sparkle to the midnight sky.  Stampin’ Blends were used to color the robes and head coverings.

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For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the  Festive Friday Challenge Design team.

Ann Schach

Beth McCullough

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert

Melanie Hungerford

Helen Jennings

Melva Peters


Diane Evans 

Joanne James

Nueve’s Notes

Hey, everyone! It’s me, Nueve!  I have a surprise at my house. His name is Zilla, and he is a puppy.  He is staying with me while his mom and dad go to Okra-hoe-ma. He’s only with us for a few days. I will be sad to see him go.  He plays with me, and he makes the best pillow ever!  I call it a “Zilla Pilla”!

Nativity Christmas CardI’m teaching him how to lay his head across people you love.  I know my mom likes it when I lay my head across her lap.  It makes her smile.  Then she pets me and tells me she loves me two pizzas.  I know how much my mom loves pizzas, so to love me TWO pizzas is a lot.   Yep, making people I love happy is just part of what I do.  I am a working dog. I am Good Boy Nueve!


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  1. I love this Ann with the touches of added colour. Way to go with the foil too – this was definitely a great way to use it up and show it off!

  2. BEAUTIFUL! Your cards are always so amazing! 🙂

  3. Beautiful card Ann, the blue foil really sets it off!
    P.S. There is absolutely nothing wrong with being a paper hoarder! 😆

  4. Ann, this is gorgeous. I love the focus of the blue and white with just a hint of the other colors. The scalloped border behind the focal image is just the perfect choice.

  5. Love it! Congratulations on being brave and using your stash of beloved paper. It was beautifully used. Love the update from Nueve!

  6. Your idea for the navy foil really sparkles and sets off he design. What an elegant stamp set! Beautiful work as always.

  7. Beautiful card!! I love it when Bear puts his head in my lap too!! Enjoy your time with Zilla. Always fun to have a friend stay over!!

  8. Your card is beautiful! I always make quite a few religious cards. I have this stamp and can’t wait to use it. Nueve is so lovey to take such good care of a visitor for a few days. I always love “his” stories.

  9. Oh Ann, this is breathtaking! I love it! Every detail is amazing and your coloring is beautiful! I know what you mean about a great sheet of paper. We are related in another life!

  10. Stunning card, Ann! I’ve had my eye on this set for a while now. Probably should have jumped on it yesterday during the sale.
    I love seeing pictures of your pups. Nueve is a beauty! I wish you’d post pictures of your wonderful babies who have passed over the rainbow bridge. Breaks my heart when it happens (a lot the last couple years) and I just sit here & cry for you. I’m sure Nueve comforts your heart. Enjoy your time with Zilla!

  11. Still smiling about the two pizzas! On to the card, simply beautiful! I have some of that blue foil paper that I have not used but thought it might come in handy some time. Well, I wanted this stamp set for the church and just may be I will try using it when I get this stamp set. Your coloring and bling details just really tie it altogether. Love it!

  12. Such a gorgeous card, Ann! Love it! 🙂

  13. Another Beautiful Card Ann. You always create a card with so many amazing elements. You are an inspiration

  14. Beautiful card! I love your cards two pizzas : )

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