Wednesday, September 15, 2010

JustRite 12 Weeks of Christmas Blog Hop #2

Welcome to JustRite Stampers’ newest Wednesday feature, 12 Weeks of Christmas Blog Hops #2! 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! This week, it’s the Stamper’s Dream design team! So mark your calendars for Wednesdays at 9am Central for great Christmas gift, card & project ideas, starting at the JustRite Inspiration blog!

For my card today, I chose to work the inviting wreath image from JB-09775 From Our House. Next, I pulled out a couple of my favorites -- a great sketch (Karen's Sweet Sunday Sketch #85) and new pretty paper (from Basic Grey Jovial). I stamped the wreath 3 times and colored it with Copic markers and Spica Glitter pens. I also stamped and colored the border, cut it out like a frame and popped it on top of the center image (the center image is double popped for more dimension). I added a couple of layers of holly punched edges and some stitching.

Here's a detail shot:

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

JustRite Inspiration Blog
Michelle Rodgers
Amy Sheffer
Heidi Blankenship
Christina Fischer
Kazan Clark
Tosha Leyendekker
Laurie Schmidlin
Sankari Wegman
Cindy Lawrence
Kellie Fortin
Denise Marzec
Stephanie Kraft - you are here
Karen Giron
Kathy Jones
Leslie Miller
Carolyn King
Angela Barkhouse
Michele Kovack

Note: When I went back to link to Karen's challenge, I noticed that she is having a double challenge this week. The extra challenge is to create a birthday card for Operation Write Home (for men and women serving in the armed forces). If you haven't heard about this organization before, please click on the link for more information!

Thanks so much for hopping by!

Supplies ~
JustRite Stampers: JB-09775 From Our House 2" Square, JB-08407 2" Square Wood Stamper
Dies & Punches: Spellbinders Nestabilities - Standard Squares SM (die 3), Standard Squares LG (die 4); EK Success 1 1/4" Square Punch, Martha Stewart Holly border punch
Paper: Basic Grey Jovial, Neenah Classic Crest Classic Cream cardstock, Papertrey Ink Scarlett Jewel cardstock
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
Copic Markers: 0, E31, E33
Accessories: Spica glitter pens (Lipstick, Olive); Foam tape, Sewing machine and ivory thread


  1. Great border punch!!! Wonderful card!!!

  2. Very stunning! I love the sewing (have yet to try it) and the border punch!

  3. Wonderful! That holly border just brings it altogether!

  4. Oooooo, how elegant, Stephanie! Love the border punch!

  5. wow...beautifully done. love the stitching and the border trim. A rich and elegant design!

  6. WOW! The stitching is fabulous and the colors are so elegant - what a great border in burgandy and white! Beautiful!

  7. Beautiful work, Stephanie! The border is simply awesome, as is the stitching!

  8. beautiful card Stephanie - I love the holly border!

  9. What a beauty, Stephanie! Gorgeous work, as usual!

  10. WOW, fancy card, elegance comes to mind too. Nicely done and thanks for sharing.

  11. Ohhhhhh, I love this! Such a warm and cozy feel, and that's what I associate with Christmas. Beautiful!

  12. Stephanie this is gorgeous!!! Love the vintage colours, sewing and punched borders, not to mention the fabulous use of the stamps!!

  13. Gorgeous card, Stephanie! I HAVE to go find that border you's AWESOME!

  14. How elegant Stephanie. This is one of my favorites. I love the punched border and those stamps are awesome. Beautiful Holiday Card !!

  15. I just love these stamp sets! I'm definately a convert! TFS

  16. Gorgeous card! love the holly border. The images are fabulous and the layering.

  17. Oh so pretty Stephanie! Great job coloring all that lil' detail!


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