Monday, October 1, 2018

Happy, Happy October!! Is it Christmas Yet?

It is that of year again -- time to think about Christmas!  Presents, cards, cookies to plan and make, cards, decorating and CARDS!  Planning cards, ordering supplies for cards, making cards!!  You are in the right place -- Technique Junkies has a blog hop for new stamps  -- CHRISTMAS STAMPS! - today.  Please make sure you hop all the way through to get wonderful ideas for cards from new Christmas stamps.  All of the new Technique Junkies Christmas stamps can be found  

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The blog hop starts at the Design Junkies blog.   You should have come to me from Ro Donner's blog.

My first Christmas card with the new Technique Junkies stamps uses Pine Spray and Gifts of Christmas.  I used markers direct to rubber  to stamp the Pine Spray.  I used Nuvo glitter drop to add some holly berries randomly on the card.  The ribbon really is olive, not yellow!

My second card uses Technique Junkies Seasons Greetings.  It was stamped with a dark olive green with some color added for the tips. The greeting is from Gifts of Christmas.  Nuvo Glitter drops added for berries.

My third card uses Technique Junkies Framed Poinsettia and Merry Christmas 2.   The greeting was embossed with detailed gold embossing powder. A ribbon banner was tucked under the top layer on this card.  I painted the poinsettia with Dragon Blood Technique Junkies Shimmering Bliss spray!

My last card uses Technique Junkies Brant Point Lighthouse and Gifts of Christmas.  The focal image  was colored with Copic markers.  And I sponged the sunset sky using a home made cloud stencil. The background paper is from a shopping bag from a store.  

Please remember you can get a 15% discount on all of the Technique Junkies October Release through October 8, and you can get a 10% discount on everything else on the TJ Website using my code TJ10Judy. 

Be sure to check the delightful Technique Junkies Shimmering Bliss Bundles!

From here please hop on over to Beth Norman's blog.  She is so talented and you will enjoy her projects!

Have a great day and get inky!!

Judy Jackson


Beth Norman-Roberts said...

Fantastic work, Judy. I often use the Triple Play technique. It looks fabulous on your poinsettia. All your cards are beautiful but the lighthouse takes the cake. It is definitely my favourite of your cards. You rocked that sky.

Ro Donner said...

Beautiful cards, Judy!

JanTink said...

I love all your cards, but especially the Triple Play on the Poinsettia Frame. And the Brant Point Lighthouse is beautiful too!

Cheri said...

Absolutely gorgeous collection of cards, Judy!

Joanne said...

Beautiful and inspiring cards, Judy. Love the poinsettia and lighthouse stamps!

lynda said...

Beautiful cards, Judy! Love that sky with the lighthouse card!

April Puzzuoli said...

Beautiful cards! We can count on Judy to show a variety of wonderful cards!
Thanks for the inspiration.