Wednesday, November 3, 2010

JustRite 12 Weeks of Christmas Blog Hop 9

Good Morning!
Welcome to the 9th week of JustRite Stampers' blog Hops!  Every Wednesday up until Thanksgiving some of your favorite designers will be joining some of the JustRite design team for a series of Christmas blog hops, showcasing JustRite's entire Christmas Collection of stamps!  Don't forget that JustRite has some Christmas stamps in thier newly released CLING line of stamp sets, too--you can find them HERE.  this week, the designers joining the JustRite design team is the Just Us Girls (JUGS) challenge blog design team!
For the month of November, we thought we would switch gears a little and throw in some holiday gift ideas using your JustRite stamps, so be watching for those, too, on November hops!  And in celebration of JustRite's 9th and 10th week of Christmas Blog Hops, they have a huge surprise for you--Take 25% off All JustRite Original Christmas Stamps now through November 15th with free shipping within the U.S.--  Don't forget to tell Santa!

For my first card I used this set from the Christmas Nested Frames & Occasions set.  I just added some lace for the border around it and layered it atop this plaid paper with pop-ups with some greens I had picked from the woods nearby (along with a few paper flowers and brads).  To preserve them I put them in some polyurethane.  I had just picked up some multi medium gloss from Claudine Helmuth but did not have a chance to give that a go yet.  I have a pile of other branches and leaves that I'm gonna try and preserve for future cards.  I like using natural stuff it gives the card a unique feel to it.



For my second card I used the square stamps From Our House Set.  These along with the above set go with the new clear blocks which I like so much better in that placement of the image is easier!  I cut out the different layers with my Spellbinder square nestabilities and added pop-ups for dimension.  To make my sentiment I used the Times New Roman 25 point letters.  This was the first time I've ever used these and WOW! Do I love them!  I can add any sentiment I choose and it lines up perfectly wherever I choose to put it!  Especially in those tight little spaces.

   
Please visit these designers' blogs to see what fabulous  JustRite Christmas inspiration they have for you on the hop today!



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11 comments:

  1. Both are fabulous cards! Great job!

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  2. Oh boy Kathryn! Now you now I am just flipping over the preserved greens that you added to your card! You go girl! Perfect holiday cards for JustRite!

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  3. Wonderful cards, Kathryn -- love the lace trim! Thanks so much for hopping with JustRite today!

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  4. Well done Kathryn - I love that you used some natural greens - let us know if the preserving works. Thanks for hopping along with JustRite on behalf of JUGS this week.

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  5. Kathryn your cards are gorgeous! Love the plaid DP!!! Wonderful work on the blog hop!

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  6. Lovely cards Kathryn! Love the papers you used, great job.

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  7. These are gorgeous, Kathryn! Love the vintage splendor you portrayed on both ♥ You and Lisa must have been on similar wave lengths with the pretty, plaid paper! Beautiful work, girlie!!

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  8. Both of these cards are just fabulous!!!!
    Marcie

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