May 07 2009

JustRite Release #2 Blog Hop

New stamps and lots of great designers — love doing these posts!!! The JustRite Team is soon ready to ship so many new and fun sets and I can’t wait to check out all the projects created with them. I used a new set called A Little Caffeine Set, and it’s fun, fun, fun!!! Today I did a gift card holder with a somewhat masculine feel, but a couple weeks back I used this same set tocreate a most definitely feminine card. LOVE that a set is so versatile! Here’s my gift card holder for today:

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A simple, but tried and true, fold I’ve used often. Start with a 1/2 sheet (5.5 x 8.5), and score at 2 and 6. That givesyou a 2″ fold on the bottom to form your pocket and a 2.5″ top flap. Quick and simple, just what I like! I used Granola by Basic Grey for my DP — liked these colors for a guyish coffee gift card holder! And I used 3 stamps from A Little Caffeine Set. Check out the background stamping on the photo below:

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Can you see how I’ve used the coffee bean stamp to do an overall background stamping on the top flap? I thought it looked really cool on the Granola DP sheet. To get my Jute String so perfectly, I attached a strip of red sticky tape across the card front, then wrapped my string around numerous times, ending with a little bow. The tape holds it perfectly, yet is totally hidden!!! My focal image is cut and matted with Circle Nesties and placed on top of the Label 3 Nesties by Spellbinders — I like the look!

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Here’s a shot of the inside. You can see how I’ve cut another of the Labels 3 shape and adhered to the inside to cover up the prongs of the brads — really cleaned up the looks a lot!!! And I used a Velcro sticky dot for my closure — self-adhesive — works great! I know there are also little magnets for this purpose, I just don’t have any.

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Here’s a quick look at all the fun images and sentiments in A Little Caffeine Set. And you can see I’ve used two images and one border sentiment. You’ll need the 2″ Wood Stamper for use with this set.

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Here I wanted to show you how I’ve cut out my images. I do not like when ink collects on the edges of the rubber, and by cutting off the excess rubber we can easily avoid that issue all together!

Thank you so much for stopping in here today, now be sure you hop on over to all the other JustRite design blogs for some GREAT inspiration using these fun new sets. And for an added element of fun (you know I love a good game), I will tell you thatTWO of the girls have BLOG CANDY OFFERINGS! So, go and check them all out andfind that added bonus, too! Here are all the links:

JustRite Stampers
Barb Schram
Becca Feeken
Debbie Olson
Heidi Blankenship
Kellie Fortin
Lauren Meader
Lisa Somerville
Michele Kovack
Michelle Wooderson

Sharon Harnist

Taylor VanBruggen

Stamps: A Little Caffeine used with the 2 Wood Stamper by JustRite

Paper: PTI Vintage Cream, Granola DP by Basic Grey

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Colorbox Chalk Creamy Brown, Copics to color

Accessories: Labels 3 and Petite Circle Nestabilities by Spellbinders; May Arts Jute String and Gingham Ribbon, SU Corner Rounder, Brass Brads, Dimensionals, Red Sticky Tape; Velcro, Glue Glider, Zip Dry, Scor-It.

50 responses so far

50 Responses to “JustRite Release #2 Blog Hop”

  1. What a great man’s gift card! Love how you tied on your Jute String.

  2. Shila says:

    I love it! Very nice though all your cards are! Love that ribbon and the shape of the sentiment.

  3. Joan Fricker says:

    Great gift card Sharon. I love how you tied the string. Thanks for telling us how you got it to stay straight too!
    Joan

  4. Angela says:

    Oh Sharon, this is wonderful. My dh and my 2 year old are both cofeeholics. She is restricted of course but every Sun she just has to have some. I love hwat you did with it. The added twine is the perfect touch.

  5. Janine says:

    I just love this and your whole blog… Its so much fun to read!!

  6. Deb Rymer says:

    Terrific gift card holder design! Love the rustic colors and the way you dressed up the focal image with the die-cut design. Simply fabulous!

  7. Jerri Kay says:

    I love this Sharon, so perfect for my son and coffee drinking friends. A fabulous gift idea!

  8. Deb Saaranen says:

    What a fab design– I love the twine! Can’t go wrong with a gift card!!!

  9. Love this card! This is such a great gift idea!

  10. I love this card. At first, before I zoomed in, I thought the flap looked like it had been somehow treated to look like leather! Very cool and manly! I’ll have to try this fold!

  11. mytime says:

    OH! I love coffee so this is just fabulous!

  12. Cindy H. says:

    Wonderful masculine gift card holder!! Love the images, twine and DP!

  13. ~amy~ says:

    super cute…I love everything coffee related!

  14. Oh my gosh, this is the coolest. I love the coffee beans as a background like that! Love the gingham ribbon tabs too.

  15. Amy Johnson says:

    Fabulous masculine card! I love it! Love the unique fold too and great colors/papers!

  16. oh this is so cute, sharon!!…and perfect for me!! i love coffee and so do a lot of my friends! this set is on my wish list for sure!

  17. MichelleY says:

    I love your gift card holder….PERFECT for a graduation or Father’s Day. This set is WONDERFUL! I can see SO many uses for it.

  18. Carolen says:

    Sharon what an amazing gift card holder/card!
    Incredible!

  19. Niki Estes says:

    Very pretty set, Sharon! I love the colors and patterned papers. They’re just perfect for this these and the jute justs ties it all together perfectly!

  20. Debbie Olson says:

    Great colors, and I love how you layered the circular sentiment with that labels mat too!

  21. Sandra says:

    I have to laugh – looks like the coffee set is a favorite among the designers … is that the secret?
    thanks for sharing – I enjoyed this peek!
    Sandra

  22. Charlette says:

    Sharon, As always great gift card holder. Color combo is wondeful. I have never visited your blog and not been inspired by your designs! Stay sharing your work with us all. Have a great day.

  23. What a great GC template, Sharon — love it! Also like how you matted the JR circle with that label die cut — great look! Wonderful colors you used, too!

  24. barb schram says:

    This is super! LOVE the papers, the little bit of ribbon is the perfect touch! It certainly is GRANDE! Take good care and hope you are having a great Thursday!

  25. Tosh says:

    This is gorgeous Sharon!! I love the colors and papers you used…especially the subtle coffee bean image you stamped. Love the ribbon tucked behind the sentiment medallion too!! Fabulous!!

  26. NancyS says:

    Great job, Sharon. Love the jute…it fits perfectly with your colors and design. What a great coffee-card delivery this could be. TFS.

  27. Swedie says:

    I love the way you did the labels 3 on your gift card holder, and what a terrific way to do the string… several times around with tape to hold it. It’s a nice look.

    Swedie

  28. taylor says:

    Sooo cute, Sharon! Who wouldn’t love to receive this gift!?

  29. Love this gift card holder, too! And the addition of the inside piece to hide the brad’s prongs is such a great touch. This is beautiful, Sharon. And hey velcro works, too!

  30. Carolyn King says:

    wow…beautiful Sharon. LOVE the subtle background stamping too!!!

  31. Sheila says:

    Such a cute card holder for that special coffee aficionado & I love your color choices!! TFS! Sheila

  32. heidi y says:

    Great project! Loving this Blog Hop!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  33. kimnamsoon says:

    Very cool gift holder! Love the color combinations! Thanks for sharing a peek at the inside too! You did wonderful!

  34. I love the colors and what a beautiful card holder….

  35. Julie Hunt says:

    I love this set and would love to own it. Great job!

  36. Elena says:

    What a great gift card!!!

  37. Love the card you created. The colors are great. Oh and the velcro flap, what a great idea.

  38. nancy littrell says:

    What a great stamp for a coffee gift card. Love your colors and design. TFS

  39. Becca Feeken says:

    Oh my word this is amazing! I love everything about it, the style and coloring are magnificent!!
    –Becca

  40. Danielle says:

    This is just fantastic! I love your design and colors! That JRS set is great…I’ll be needing one!

  41. Rose Ann says:

    Fabulous, fabulous gift card holder…Sharon!! I love that you’ve given it a more masculine feel this time!!

  42. Sharon, what a Fantastic GC holder! I love the colors in the paper and the ribbon!

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  45. I think we should try it and post the results of our experiment. They would be beautiful if it would work.

    What a good idea, Valerie. I might do that next time I mail a gift.

  46. I think we should try it and post the results of our experiment. They would be beautiful if it would work.What a good idea, Valerie. I might do that next time I mail a gift.

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