Friday, September 30, 2016

Christmas Cards With JustRite Stamps and Graphic45 Paper

Christmas Cards With JustRite Stamps and Graphic45 Paper

JustRite Papercrafts has some new Christmas stamps out.  Too early to think about Christmas cards you say?  Nonsense.  People need time to think about the purchase, make the order and receive them in the mail.  It's a process.   Don't forget that crafting time  requires some free time so that needs to be worked into the schedule.    

I understand all this - which is why I am showing you Christmas cards right now.  Like I said, it's a process and for me, it is always best to start early.  

 Extra bonus???  JustRite Large Oval Christmas Wishes Clear Stamp is currently 50% off!  (for a limited time only).  

Now for my paper choice...I had an 8x8 paper pad of Graphic 45's 12 Days of Christmas that I pulled out to use.  The colors are fabulous.

I used JustRite Large Oval Christmas Wishes Clear Stamp to create the little stamped greens on the ornaments, the "noel" and the "Merry Christmas" sentiment.   You can see the stamp set right below.  

What I especially love about this particular set is that it can be used to create cards that are religious, for Christmas, and also for general holiday/ seasonal wishes.  

In addition to the Graphic 45 papers, so festive and cheery,  I decided to keep the embellishments to a minimum and let the paper and stamping act as the main elements.  The tiny "sprig of greens" stamp is really perfect for filling in my ornament grouping. .  
I used this stamp ,  JustRite Playful Painted Trio Background Stamp, to create the strings holding the ornaments.  

This card is not super fancy and is rather easy to make.  I guess that is the point.  If you are making 30 cards, they need to be easy and be something that can be popped in a n envelope to be mailed.  

Thanks for stopping here.   

JustRite Products
JustRite Four In A Square Die
Justrite Playful Painted Trio background stamp
Graphic45 12Days of Christmas (Retired) Collection 8x8 paper pad
Gold Jewelers Twine
Red Crystal Gems

Flying Unicorns october Kit is Avaialble

The Flying Unicorn monthly, Your Passion Your Art kit is now bigger than ever - overflowing with all the goodies you desire with all our previous kits rolled into one GRAND collection...

ONE month, ONE kit.

The Flying Unicorn now includes papers, an "Off the Page" project, a mixed media collection, and all the coordinated embellishments in one kit, and at one crazy magical Price of 59.99!!

Get excited and enjoy what the creative team has done with the

Flying Unicorn OCTOBER 2016 Your Passion Your Art Kit.

Creations from the Design Team
Off the Page

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Spellbinders Maker's Mart - Christmas Cards and a chance to win

Marker's Mart From Spellbinders is Now Open And a Chance to Win....
Spellbinders has opened it's new Maker's Mart shop - where you can be the first to grab a monthly  kit.  They also have a cool chance to win a prize.  Scroll on down and you'll find the details.  

Today I am sharing two cards that I made from my Maker's Mart dies.  

This set of cards was created using the Holiday Themed Card Kit from Maker's Mart.  This is chock full of darling dies from Spellbinders.  They are perfectly sized for cards...I love them.  

Share your Maker's Mart creations and win!  
 You can see all the details right here on the Maker's Mart blog.  All you have to do is tag your Social Media with #MakersMart  and on Twitter with #MakersMart and @TeamMakersMart or upload your designs to the Maker's Mart web page even. 

Wanna see some other ideas from Maker's Mart?  I have two super short videos showing the Die kits from July and April.  Got 4 mins?  I promise 4 min of  quick moving crafty entertainment.  I'd especially love if you would leave a comment on the the Spellbinder's folks know I'm working hard.   

OK back to the cards....

I made this festive green card from all the supplies within the box that I received.  

And now for my second card....
.I honestly love this jolly card.  It makes me smile.  I think the snowman guy does it - that infections frosty smile.  

Here's how I made the doily wreath:  
I grabbed the paper doily from Marker's Mart.  I glued red cardstock to the back of it and simply trimmed around the doily.  Then I added green ink to the edge of the doily.  I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks in Mowed Lawn  and Twisted Citron because it blended well with the greens in my card.

Next I used the red and white stripped bakers twine and glued it around the circle of the doily, defining the appearance of a "wreath' a bit more.

Don't miss out on your chance to win a prize from Maker's Mart.  
Let's see what you make!
Thanks for stopping by.  I value your time. 

Spellbinders Maker's Mart Holiday Themed Card Kit
Tim Holtz Distress Inks in Mowed Lawn  and Twisted Citron

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

JustRite Papercrafts Blue Snowflake card

JustRite Stamps and Dies for the Christmas Season

I'm on a roll and I don't want to stop till my Christmas cards are done.  I received the new Christmas stamps from JustRite so I am stoked to keep making cards and get ahead of the upcoming season.  It's perfect card making weather because it's rainy and chilly where I live.  

Soon the bustle of the holiday season will be upon us and I have an unappealing habit of not getting my cards done or sending them out after Christmas if I do manage to finish them.  I vow this year will be different.  I am off to a good start.  

The new line of JustRite Papercraft sentiment stamps were great to have handy for my cards.  

This card features two of the JustRite products - the  JustRite Inside and Outside Sentiment Clear Stamps ,  and  the negative space from the  Snowflake and Tag Dies  .  The negative would the the piece leftover after the die if removed from the paper.  

The sentiment was stamped using clear embossing ink and then covered in super fine white embossing powder and heat set with the heat gun.  
The paper used on this card is from Maja Design's Vintage Frost Basics collection.  

Thanks for stopping by!
JustRite Inside and Outside Sentiment Clear Stamps -CR05097
JustRite Snowflake and Tag Dies - DIE-05001 ( the negative from the snowflake die)
Maja Design Vintage Frost Basics
Clear Embossing ink
Super Fine White Embossing Powder
Silver Ribbon
Decorative Brad
Crystal Flourishes