Wednesday, December 2, 2009

JustRite Last Minute Gift Ideas!

Welcome to the JustRite Last Minute Gift Ideas BLOG HOP! Today, I have an ornament idea that lends itself to many store bought treasures out there. Just like yesterday, I purchased this ornament at Cracker Barrel during their after holiday sale (last year), but I have seen many word ornaments/decor that would allow a stamped image fill the letter O. Like HO, HO, HO...or how about Let It SNOW, Happy HOLIDAYS, LOVE, NOEL, you get the picture! Utilizing my image from JustRite's Christmas Treasures Set, along with my 3 1/4" round wooden stamper, I stamped onto Papertreyink's cardstock with VersaMark, then heat embossed with bronze embossing powder. I always try to stamp several JustRite images at a time. That way I have images ready for other creations. I store them in a pocket file and tuck the file in the JustRite cupboard! As long as I am inking up and have all the supplies out, it only takes a couple minutes to stamp a few more! A thin bead of TomBow Liquid glue (has two applicators at each end) around the back of the letter O secures the Spellbinder scallop die cut. It dries clear, and the edging is just wide enough to get a good bead of glue. The colors on the image is achieved with chalks and applied with q-tips! Yes, very easy! And if you add color where you do not desire, you can easily erase. I use a artist white eraser. I do lightly mist my colored image with Krylon Matte Finish spray to prevent chalks from smearing. After backing of the letter O was dry, I placed foam dimensionals onto the face of the brown cardstock. This raised the stamped image, placing it more inside the circle! This is so cool in real life! I wish you all could come on over and see!

Check out the many ideas that these talented designers have for you! Be sure to go to the JustRite blog for ongoing ideas and the latest JustRite creations out in blog land!

JustRite BLOG, Angela Barkhouse, Barb Schram (that's me!), Becca Feeken, Debbie Olsen, Heidi Blankenship, Kathy Jones, Kelli Fortin, Lauren Meader, Lisa Sommerville, Michele Kovack, Michelle Wooderson, Sharon Harnist, Sharon Johnson, Terre Fry

Take good care! On Friday, I will have yet another quick idea, perfect for the older teens, and car drivers on your gift giving list!

12 comments:

Angela said...

this is a great gift idea Barb!!! You have quite the creative imagination.

TFS,
Angela

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

OH, what a cute, cute idea -- I love it! I'll be looking for all the *O* words now -- LOL!!! GREAT Christmas project!

Kellie Fortin said...

Very Creative Barb!! Just love your Ornament

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful way to alter the ornament, beautiful coloring!

Jenny Gropp said...

Awesome!!! Love the creativity here!!!

Cardmaking said...

I love this gift idea - it captures both parts of the holiday - the religious and the non-religious.

Susan

Kerrie said...

Great idea, your colouring is just perfect

Sandra said...

love your work!
Sandra

Heidi Blankenship said...

Wow what a great after Christmas find! I love how you have altered the Christmas ornament! I am with Sharon, I will be looking for the *O* words now--LOL! Fantastic Job!!

Donna said...

Barb, what a great gift idea. Thanks for giving us a great idea.

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

WOW Barb - that is absolutely stunning!!!

Rose Ann said...

This is so beautiful, Barb!!