Tuesday, July 2, 2013

JustRite Holiday Cheer Christmas Card


Hello Crafteteers!

There are only 175 days until Christmas!  You probably groaned at that statement or said "We are not even halfway through summer yet!"  Well, I was just trying to get you all in the spirit to read about my card.  :)

You may wonder why I did a Christmas card for the JustRite challenge.  Several reasons: (1) I have been making Christmas cards for a little while now and this one was next on my sketch list to make into a card, (2)   JustRite just released their July stamps and they are all Christmas...woo-who! and (3) JustRite started a new challenge to use a doily and this card has it.  It just all seemed to work out.  

The background is JR Fragrant Garden stamped in VersaMark and heat embossed in gold.  It was distress inked in TH antique linen and peeled paint.  The red card stock under the background stamp was distressed in TH fired brick.  The ivory card base was distressed in antique linen, vintage photo and walnut stain.  The doily die cut (from Couture Creations Alcyone Doily) was also distressed in antique linen, vintage photo and walnut stain.   JR stamp set Holiday Cheer Ornaments (CL-03925) and Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornaments (S4-283) were used to make the ornament.  Decorative Labels Twenty Two was die cut and the JR sentiment "Holiday Cheer" was applied.  A white ribbon was distressed in red, a gold brad was applied as were the gold tinsel branches.

Thank you so much for stopping by!


This card is entered into the following challenges:
JustRite, Use a Doily
TTCRD, AG
Stampin Dragon Design, AG
Challenges for everybody, AG
Paper Take Weekly, AG
Sister Act Challenges, AG
QKR Stampede, AG
Loves Rubber Stamps, AG
Sunday Funday, Linky Party
Two Creative Chicks, 3D
SimonS ays Stamp and Show, AG
Crafting Musketeers, Ribbons and Pearls


PS- To my sweet and wonderful and handsome and loving and giving husband: if you ever want to surprise me with a gift for just being the best wife ever, feel free to surprise me with this set and/or this other set.  No need for wrapping paper or a card.  Just use this cute card with with "embellishments" which can be ordered with the other items. Thank you!  Love you, Honey!

22 comments:

  1. Oh My Word....This is GORGEOUS. This card instantly grab my attention as I was going through my reader. Love it.

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  2. This is so funny because you are not the only one doing Xmas cards. I actually have to reach across my desk to use the computer because I have Xmas cards all over the place. I've got to admit that mine are nothing like this. Yours is OUTSTANDING! Wow all that inking, and I love how you use the JR b'ground stamp. This is such a rich looking card with all the embossing. Gorgeous!!!

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  3. This is amazing! That background is simply stunning, and it will be SO versatile. Love all the layers!

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  4. Gorgeous card, love the colours and the gold embossing. Thanks for your visit :) Cathy x

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  5. What a beautiful Christmas card!! Love the golden embossing!!

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  6. Your cards are stunning.
    The embossing and colours make them look so elegant

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  7. This is absolutely stunning!! The gold embossing looks amazing!! What an elegant and fabulous card!! I love, love it!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  8. Love the rich colours - utterly gorgeous - thanks for joining Crafting Musketeeers challenge 3, Hazel, Guest Designer x

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  9. Gorgeous card, thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers , Fran (DT) xxx

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  10. What a stunning card and such beautiful work on this too well done .
    Thank you for joining us for our "THROUGH THE CRAFTROOM DOOR" challenge this week and GOOD LUCK .
    Hugs Elaine

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  11. Gorgeous card! LOVE the gold embossing!!Have a great holiday!

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  12. OMG this is such a wonderful card.

    Sue

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  13. Absolutely beautiful!!! I hope hubby sees the note ;)

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  14. Oh wow, that is so fabulous, love it! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps and don't forget about our blog hop @ http://www.lovesrubberstamps.com/

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  15. Beautiful and elegant Christmas card! I need to start on mine! :) Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

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  16. Really beautiful, I love the traditional colours, thanks for joining us at PTW, Karenx

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  17. Beautiful card - thanks for joining in the Crafting Musketeers challenge this month -Denise (DT )

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  18. Wow - don't think there are any adjectives left to use -- this is just breathtakingly BEAUTIFUL!!! Since it's around 115 degrees here, it takes a lot for me to 'feel' the Christmas spirit right now, but you accomplished that easily!

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  19. So creative! I love that you used that background stamp that has NOTHING to do with Christmas but it's GORGEOUS! Thanks for sharing with us at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

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  20. OMG OMG OMG!! This is SO BEAUTIFUL!! =) I think you have a WINNER on your hands!! =) I LOVE the AMAZING Design and your embossing and the colors!! I just LOVE it ALL!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! =)

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  21. Great project. Always so happy to see everyone having fun in crafting.
    From the 2 Creative Chicks:)
    Tabitha
    The Desire to Create is one of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul.
    Tabitha's Designs Blog
    Low priced fun Digi Papers and stamps:)
    Come join us at Craft Lovin for "Parents Day" Link up a "Parents Day" project and be in line for some great prizes:)

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