Wednesday, December 2, 2009

JustRite Gift Hop!!!

Welcome to the JustRite Gift Hop!!!  Can you believe December is here already???  Not only is Christmas coming up fast, but it is also the end of the school year here in Australia!!!  Like many other Mums, I am busy making end of year teacher gifts - this one in particular will be going to my son's Speech Therapist.  I love making notebooks and larger journals as gifts - it's just so practical for teachers!!  They are quick and easy and you can make matching cards!!!  :)

I've used Basic Grey Lemonade paper to cover the front of the book and then added a layer of Rose Red topped with Very Vanilla embossed with Victoria EF.  Through the middle I've added some Satin Ribbon (thanks to Stacy aka Twinshappy!) and popped on top of that is the monogram.  For the Monogram I've used the new Deluxe Monogram Kit - 2" Round Set, stamped in Rose Red and cut with Large Circle Nestabilities.  To finish I added some Kaisercraft Latte Pearls to the corners.

I followed the same idea with the card using a Very Vanilla base.  This time I offset the sentiment circle (which uses the new Just A Note set for the centre and  Deluxe Monogram Kit for the border) and instead of pearls, added a large satin bow to the corner!!

There are so many beautiful projects on the hop, so keep hopping and be inspired!!!!  :)

JustRite Blog

Angela Barkhouse

Barb Schram

Becca Feeken

Debbie Olson

Heidi Blankenship

Kathy Jones

Kellie Fortin

Lauren Meader

Lisa Somerville

Michele Kovack

Michelle Wooderson

Sharon Harnist

Sharon Johnson

Terre Fry

Stamps - Deluxe Monogram Kit - 2" RoundJust A Note (JustRite)
Paper - Very Vanilla, Rose Red, Basic Grey Lemonade DSP
Ink - Rose Red
Accessories - Large Circle and Scallop Circle Nestabilities, Victoria EF, Kaisercraft Latte Pearls, Satin ribbon, Bow Easy, Foam Tape, Spiral Punch (SU).

That's all for today, thanks for visiting!!!  :)

18 comments:

Angela said...

very cute teacher's gifts. I love the color combinations.

TFS,
Angela

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Oh, what lovely journals you've made and GREAT for techer gifts!!! End of the school year -- WOW -- I had no clue -- interesting to learn that!!! You did a FAB job on a last minute gift that will be used and appreciated for a long time!!! Way to go!!!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful altered notebook and matching card - your sons teacher will love them!

Susan (rainy) said...

Kathy! The journal and matching card are gorgeous! What a wonderful way to dress up practical!

Cardmaking said...

These notebooks are gorgeous - not your average end of year gifts.
The Satin bow looks so extravagant!

Susan

Edna said...

Hello in there.... looking good, like the lemonade paper with the darker red... sure these will be well received!!

♥Liz Weber♥ said...

Ooh la la Kathy these are just gorgeous. Loving the elegance of the paper and gorgeous ribbon and you sure show off those stamps beautifully!

Leigh said...

I like your teacher's gifts Kathy. Very practical and I'm sure they will love them.

chelemom said...

The teachers are going to love these! They turned out great!

Danni said...

What wonderful gifts!! Simply gorgeous!

Sue - 'TILLYMINT' said...

These are beautiful Kathy!

Heidi Blankenship said...

Fabulous gift ideas for the teachers!! I love how both your altered journal and card turned out and the DP is very pretty! Gorgeous ribbon!

Grace said...

Oh what teacher wouldn't love this!!! Great idea Kathy and I love the papers!

Denise said...

O my this is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! Best handmade gift a person could recieve!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Beautiful journals, oh these are wonderful gifts!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh wow, these are STUNNING, too, girlie. LOVIN' that gorgeous ribbon and your bows are just to die for!

My lifes inky escape and more said...

Beautiful!

Debbie Olson said...

What a beautiful ensemble Kathy--great job!

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