Monday, November 24, 2008

Oh Christmas Tree

SORRY! This project has been removed for publication in the Paper Crafts special issue, Holiday Cards & More 2009.

I bet you are wondering where the tree is!? Its in the bucket!! I found this darling little Grow-Your-Own Christmas tree bucket at the $1 spot at Target. Could it be any cuter?
I grabbed my JustRite Christmas ensemble and it fit perfectly over the top of the bucket. So, using the Harmony Classic Circle Stamper III handle and my Brayon font, I spelled out Oh Christmas Tree in a circle. I didn't know that the font letters could fit in the ring-wahoo!

I am going to start making a list on the right side of my blog that contains the Nestabilities sizes that work for each Just Rite set. I started putting post-it notes in my boxes, but I think I will start the reference for everyone else to be able to use. (let me know if that works well for you or not)
For the Christmas Ensemble, the Large Circles worked the best. The 2nd one down worked for the outside and the 4th one down worked for the inside. And I did make an actual ring with the Oh Christmas Tree, but it didn't work for my project, but the letters fit perfectly (using those 2 circles).

Here is the kit before embellishement. I took the cover off so you could see.

It came with instructions on the inside of the wrapper. I just cut them out and placed them on the inside of the cover I created. And it fit so perfectly, that I was able to just pull the handle up to keep it in place!! Yay! I love it when a plan comes together!!
Michelle is having a sale at Stamper's Dream!! Yay! ALL Holiday stamps are on sale for 15% off. You just need to put in the coupon code HOLIDAYS on the checkout page to apply the discount. Have fun shopping!! thanks for stopping by!
ETA: This just in! Michelle is offering 50% off selected items from now until Nov. 30, or until they are gone. Click HERE to see all the good stuff!!

Stamps-Just Rite Christmas Ensemble, Brayton Font
Cardstock-Papertrey Ink
PP-American Crafts
Ink-Colorbox Chalk (Warm Red), Palette (Giverny Green)
Felt Star-Provo Craft
Gems-Hero Arts
Button-Hancock Fabrics
Tools-Labels 1, Circles and Scallop Circles (Spellbinders Nestabilities), Star Punch (Fiskars)

P.S. I have an announcement coming on the 1st of December! :)


Deanna said...

Wow, love it!

Tracey said...

This is a fabulous gift idea!!

Denise Marzec said...

ADORABLE project. Love it!

...can't wait to hear your news on the first...ya big tease! {wink}

LeAnne said...

What a great little gift, and of course, a great way to embellish it!

Niki Estes said...

This is so cute, Kim!

Charlene Austin said...

Seriously...this is so cute. You see the tree in a bucket and think project. I would see the tree in a bucket and think "I have no where to plant a tree" Haha!!!!!

Neva said...

what a fantastic gift idea Kimberly

Unknown said...

What a great little project - love how everything fits perfectly!! :)

Tosha Leyendekker said...

This is so fantastic Kim!!! What a clever idea!! How cool that the JR image fit so perfectly!! And your card is just perfect!! Awesome project!!

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