Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Introducing JustRite Myriad Pro Font

Hello! Today we are introducing Myriad Pro Font on the JustRite Inspiration blog. If you'd like to see more samples, please visit the blog for links to all designers who have made projects with this new font. I used JB-08097 Myriad Pro 50 point font on my project today.

Three years ago, we were blessed with a hummingbird nest in our backyard.. I was SO excited because I absolutely adore hummingbirds and used to have several feeders in our yard (until sapsuckers aka Arizona woodpeckers started to drink the nectar and peck holes in our stucco). That sadly put an end to my feeders, so instead I planted hummingbird friendly flowers in hopes to attract them. Not only did I attract them, but I guess one mother hummingbird felt comfortable enough to build her nest in one of our trees! I had taken several photos and hadn't gotten around to scrapbooking them yet. So I got busy and created a 2-page layout using a few of my favorite photos and used the Myriad Pro 50 point font to frame a hummingbird quote that I found online.

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I printed my journaling once I had decided on how I wanted my layout. Here's a look at the left page:

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Note: I stamped the hummer from Backyard Birds in the lower left corner) of the right page:

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Close-up of journaling:

And finally the quote:

To stamp the quote, I first started by printing the name of the person who came up with the quote (Chogyam Trungpa) on a sheet of white cardstock. Next I cut out the shape using a Spellbinders Mega Curved Rectangle Nestability die. I then stamped the quote in 3 steps using the Myriad Pro font and the Clear Horizontal Stamper. I used Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black ink. It did take some patience (and planning) to fit the quote in my space, but the clear stamper really does take the guesswork out of positioning!

It's a little hard to see the details of the layouts, though you can click on the photos to enlarge. In case you are interested, here are close-ups of the 3 photos that I used:

Mother hummingbird sitting on nest (and eggs)

The babies are hatching! I know that the nest looks huge since the photo was cropped, but to put it into perspective, it was the size of a ping pong ball!

I love this one, but I wish the branch wasn't in the way!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies ~

JustRite Stampers: JB-08097 Myriad Pro 50 point font, JB-09520 Clear Horizontal Stamper, JB-09230 Backyard Birds 3 1/4", JB-08117 Wood Stamper 3 1/4"
Dies & Punches: Spellbinders Mega Curve Rectangles Nestabilities (die 4), EK Success Dotted Wave edger punch
Paper: DCWV Spring Glitter Stack, CTMH Watermelon cardstock, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Recollections rhinestone flourish, Zva Creative pearl, American Crafts Thickers, foam tape, sewing machine and white thread.