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Welcome to JustRite Stampers’ newest Wednesday feature, 12 Weeks of Christmas Blog Hops #5!   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 Stamp Simply design team!  So mark your calendars for Wednesdays at 9am Central for great Christmas gift, card & project ideas, starting at the JustRite Inspiration blog!

I am very excited to be a part of this event!   Ever since I found JustRite Stamps, it’s been *love* at first ink!   My first sample comes from a deep love of everything traditional.

For many years we had two 24″ tall Nutcracker soldiers that stood on either side of our fireplace at Christmas.

My deets:

Stamps: JustRite Vintage Christmas and JustRite Christmas Nested Sentiments

Colors: Riding Hood Red, More Mustard, GP White, Graphic 45 Christmas Past designer paper

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, copics, Tim Holtz, tea bag distressing ink

Accessories: 1/4″ olive satin ribbon, 1/4 brick red satin ribbon,  lacey scalloped circle nestabilities, fancy tag shapeabilities, holly ribbon embossing folder, sewing machine, gold 1/2 pearls, gold stickles, scor tape.

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My second sample is a new favorite.   I have grown very fond of the Christmas Cardinal.

I used very traditional colors in my projects today.   Although I take delight in the non-traditional colors, there’s something comforting in traditions.

My deets:

Stamps:  JustRite Backyard Birds and JustRite Christmas Nested Sentiments

Colors:  GP White, Always Artichoke, Cherry Cobbler

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, copics, Versamark

Accessories: 3/8″ metallic red velvet, Spellbinders Classic Frame, Shapeabilities fancy tags, circle nestabilites, swiss dots embossing folder, snow dots embossing folder, oval punch, red glitz glitter, spray set adhesive, bow easy, scor tape, dimensionals, icicle stickles, red 1/2 pearls.

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The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store is currently running a sale of 15% OFF on all Spellbinders products in stock until Monday, 10/11.  All Spellbinders products in stock can be seen on this page.

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

JustRite Inspiration Blog
Sharon Harnist
Debbie Olson
Sharon Johnson
Michele Kovack
Deb Saaranen
Kazan Clark
Stephanie Kraft
Holly McMillen
Barb Schram
Michelle Woerner
Angela Barkhouse
Sally Lynn MacDonald
Kellie Fortin
Kathy Jones

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Thanks so much for joining the fun today!   I hope you’ve enjoyed your visit :)

Hugs!

Holly

16 Responses to “JustRite 12 Weeks of Christmas Blog Hop #5”

  1. on 06 Oct 2010 at 08:15Sharon Johnson

    Oh my goodness, what beauties! LOVE the Christmas card — stunning use of dies and ribbon!!! And your cardinal card just POPS with all the white and red — FAB CREATIONS!!!

  2. on 06 Oct 2010 at 08:45Angela

    beautiful cards – I love how you did the lacing on the nutcracker card – great idea. I love all the layering in your cardinal card too.
    TFS

  3. on 06 Oct 2010 at 09:06Sally Lynn MacDonald

    These are stunning. What wonderful projects!

  4. on 06 Oct 2010 at 09:26Jerri Kay

    Be still my heart, these designs are totally to die for girlie! Absolutely love them!

  5. on 06 Oct 2010 at 10:20Marisa

    Absolutely LOVE how you threaded the ribbon through the nestie on the first card, Holly! Totally stunning! Yummy DPs too. Love the crisp feel to the second card and the snow no the branch is brilliant. Two stunners :)

  6. on 06 Oct 2010 at 11:43Jessica

    I love this stamp. I just love nutcrackers! Beautiful designs!

  7. on 06 Oct 2010 at 13:02Stephanie Kraft

    These are both stunning! Especially love the ribbon treatment on the first one!

  8. on 06 Oct 2010 at 13:35Bonnie Thrasher

    Just Love these cards. The ribbon treatment is wonderful. I would love to know how you did this.

  9. on 06 Oct 2010 at 17:23marilyn

    Impressive coloring, you’ve done a wonderful job! Both cards are breath taking.

  10. on 06 Oct 2010 at 17:34ChristineCreations

    Holy cow girl! Beautiful cards!

    That lacing is just stunning! I *need* to try that! Love that gorgeous sparkly ribbon on the 2nd card!

    Hugs to you today lady! Extra measures of grace!

  11. on 06 Oct 2010 at 18:11Kathy J (Wattle)

    ***THUD*** Oh My Word!!! Holly these are beyond gorgeous – beautiful colouring, beautiful designs and the way you did that ribbon weaving on the first nearly knocked me off my chair!!!

  12. on 06 Oct 2010 at 18:32Anna/Oma

    Love both cards but especially the cardinal!

  13. on 06 Oct 2010 at 21:12Marcie Smith

    Oh Holly,

    Both of these cards are just gorgeous. I love the old fashion traditional feel of the nutcraker card. So much texture and detail. The Christmas cardinal is just stunning also. I am glad I do not have to choose between them. Wonderful job. TFS.
    Marcie

  14. on 06 Oct 2010 at 21:31Teresa

    Two of my favorite things of Christmas. Love you chose these.

  15. on 07 Oct 2010 at 17:19Michelle

    Your cards are amazing! Wow! I love your ribbon creativity!

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