Every Wednesday I am just amazed at the unbelievable talent that joins us for each of our Christmas Blog Hops. By the end of each Hop - I am hearing Christmas Carols in my head!! Even if you are still enjoying the last days of summer you will want to stop by for some Holiday inspiration. The Wednesday blog hops continue 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, we are being joined by a portion of the Spellbinders design team!
For today's hop I am sharing with you the project I taught over the weekend in Orlando using Holiday Cheer. Just in time for your Holiday Card making -JustRite is running a sweet promotion - Buy Holiday Cheer or Witch Way to the Treats and get a free 1 3/16" stamper. These will be perfect little Christmas gifts for teachers,friends and family. I have a rather large family and "technically" we don't exchange gifts, but every year each of my sisters make something special for everyone. ( Homemade candy, jams or jellies). So these will be what I am making for our family gathering. The felt tags become Christmas ornaments after you remove the candy sticks.
I found the Wilton candy favor sticks at Walmart in 1 LB bags (about 30 Candy Canes in a bag). To give them a fun texture I decided to use felt which I cut with my Spellbinders Dies.
Have you tried cutting felt with your Spellbinder's Dies yet?? You will need to experiment with felt - I found felt sold on a bolt with a tight weave worked best. My felt was 100% acrylic and worked well. The wool felt that I could buy locally was too thick to use with my Spellbinder's Dies.
Please visit these designers’ blogs to see what fabulous JustRite Christmas inspiration they have for you on the hop today!
JustRite Inspiration Blog
Spellbinders Paper Arts
Ashley Cannon Newell
Kellie Fortin - that's me!
So mark your calendars for Wednesdays at 9am Central for great Christmas gift, card & project ideas, starting at the JustRite Inspiration blog!
JustRite Stampers:JB 09770 Holiday Cheer, JB 08400 1 3/16" Rd StamperA
Dies & Punches: Spellbinders Nestabilities Pinking Circles, Sm-Die 2,4 & 5, Create a Snowflake 1 & 2, EK Success 1 1/4" & 1" Circle Punches
Paper: Felt (dense weave),Colorbok Glitter Paper, pastel cardstock to coordinate with candy stick colors
Inks: Tsukeniko Memento Inks- Tuxedo Black, Bahama Blue, Prismacolor Pencils of Copic Markers
Accessories: Wilton Candy Sticks, We R Memory Keepers- Crop-a-Dile, 3/8" Organdy Ribbon, Queen & Company Rhinestones, Jumbo Dauber, Round End Plastic Needle, Beacon 3 in 1 Advance Craft Glue