Wednesday, October 27, 2010

JustRite 12 Weeks of Christmas Blog Hop 8!


Welcome to JustRite Stampers’ newest Wednesday feature, 12 Weeks of Christmas Blog Hops 8! 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! And don’t forget that JustRite has some Christmas stamps in their newly released CLING line of stamp sets -- you can find them HERE. This week, the designers joining the JustRite design team are the Flower Soft and The Shabby Tea Room challenge blog design teams! So mark your calendars for Wednesdays at 9am Central for great Christmas gift, card & project ideas, starting at the JustRite Inspiration blog!

I used two JustRite sets on my card today...Christmas Ornament and Christmas Nested Sentiments and Verse. I decided to go for a vintage feel, so I started by heat embossing my ornament images in gold embossing powder, colored the branches and tops with Copics and cut them out by hand. Then I used Ranger Distress Inks and a sponge blender to color the images using a form of the emboss resist technique. Next, they were covered in transparent glitter embossing powder and heat embossed again. I didn't stop there...they were coated with extra thick clear embossing powder and heat embossed again...not once, but twice! These paper ornaments were transformed into thick, glossy, colorful glittery ornaments that were then popped up with pop dots and hung by some thin grosgrain ribbon colored with a brown Copic marker. You can see the shimmer and the thick glossy finish in this detail picture.

My sentiment is stamped right onto the dp with ColorBox Dark Brown ink and a simple green grosgrain ribbon and bow give this card it's classic look.

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

JustRite Design Team:

Sharon Harnist
Angela Barkhouse
Sankari Wegman
Stephanie Kraft
Kazan Clark
Michele Kovack
Kellie Fortin
Barb Schram
Debbie Olson
Becca Feeken
Heidi Blankenship

Flower Soft Design Team:

Jeanne Streiff
Debbie Seyer
Gini Cagle
Linda Beeson
Deb Felts
Cibele Glazer
Vicki Garrett
Dina Kowal

The Shabby Tea Room Design Team:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz
Nicole Segnere
Clare Buswell
Pattie Goldman
Lisa Golzbein
Cathy Clark-Santie

Thanks for stopping by!

16 comments:

  1. So wonderfully elegant and lovely! I {heart} the DSP you used and the ornaments are very pretty :)

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  2. THis is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Having fun hopping with you all today,

    Vicki

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  3. WOW! Love these ornaments.

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  4. So beautiful, Pattie! Love the ornaments!

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  5. This is one of the prettiest creations I have seen using this set! Just lovely in every way!

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  6. Your card is wonderful, thanks for the tip using clear embossing powder. I will give it a try. I also like the font of the sentiment you used

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  7. These ornaments are absolutely gorgeous. They look so real. Great technique and beautiful vintage Christmas card. Luv it.
    Marcie

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  8. Nicely done! I love the look of the Distress inks on the ornaments. It was so much fun hopping with you all today!

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  9. This is just lovely! All of the depth that you created on the ornaments is fantastic.
    hugs,
    gini

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  10. How gorgeous! The gold and gloss make them look so amazing!

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  11. Just bea-u-tiful Pattie - love the texture you created! :)

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  12. The glossy ornaments take a little extra time but the effect is awesome!
    Thanks for sharing! :o)

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  13. Beautiful card! Love how you created the ornaments!

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  14. This is absolutely gorgeous! Your ornaments are spectacular and your design is perfection.

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