Hello There

Hello! Today, I’m sharing another “just because” card, this one is created with Taylored Expressions supplies.

Taylored Expressions Hello There

I stamped the Simply Succulents images and colored them with Copics markers. I used their corresponding dies to cut them out. I used the large Clarity brush to apply the Sprinkles ink to the Watercolor cardstock, which I cut with the largest die in the Stitched Rectangles Stacklets set. I dry-embossed the card base with the Herringbone folder.

Taylored Expressions Hello There

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Lawn Fawn – Magical Day

Hello! Today I’m sharing a spring-themed “just because” card created with Lawn Fawn supplies.

Lawn Fawn Fairy Friends

I stamped the images from Lawn Fawn Fairy Friends and colored them with Copics. I placed the colored images, which I cut with their corresponding dies, in a scene created with the Lawn Cuts Meadow Borders and one of the dies in the Lawn Cuts Stitched Hillside Border set onto which I had heat-embossed the sentiment.

Lawn Fawn Fairy FriendsThe sun is out here in the Pacific Northwest and I’m thinking about spring!

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Penny Black Simplicity – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hello! Today I’m sharing a CAS Valentine created with Penny Black supplies. This postman hedgehog is making his rounds with Valentines!

Penny Black Simplicity CAS Valentine

I stamped the hedgehog image, from the 30-271 Share A Hug stamp set, on watercolor paper and colored it with a variety of mediums, including watercolor pencils, Zig markers and Distress inks. I cut a frame for the image from patterned paper in my stash. I die-cut the sentiment, from the 51-284 Filled With Love set, twice for extra depth. I added the sentiment to the frame with foam adhesive.

Penny Black Simplicity CAS Valentine

Spring Blossoms – Taylored Expressions Feb 2017 Release Day

Hello! Welcome to the Taylored Expressions February 2017 Release! All of the products that we have been sharing this week are now available in the TE store!

Before you head off to shop, I’ve got two more projects to share! My first card combines a wreath created with the Spring Florals set and the Lattice Frame Cutting Plate.

TE Feb 2017 Release

I created a wreath with the Spring Florals set to which I added a few blossoms from the Fresh Florals set. I used Lemon Meringue Enamel Shapes on the centers of many of the blossoms. There is a promotion on both the Spring Florals set and the Lattice Frame Cutting Plate. I have details at the end of this post.

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Spring is one of my favorite times of year! And spring showers do bring flowers – I’m looking forward to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival here in the Pacific Northwest. My final card combines a die-cut Blessed Script sentiment with the Rainboot Bouquet image.

TE Feb 2017 Release

I stamped the Rainboot Bouquet image and colored it with Copic markers. I cut the Blessed Script sentiment twice, adhering the pieces together for added depth. The die cut pairs with the So Very Blessed stamp set.

TE Feb 2017 Release
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This month, there are two ways to earn DOUBLE CRAFTY POINTS! If you’re not a Crafty Points member, it’s free and easy to join. Just create an account at the TE webstore and you’re automatically enrolled to begin earning crafty points with every purchase. For a limited time, you’ll earn 120 Crafty Points on the purchase of the Enamel Shapes Bundle and 54 Crafty Points on our Exclusive Lattice Frame Cutting Plate! Offers valid on qualifying purchases made between 9am CST on Thursday, February 9, 2017 and 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, February 12, 2017 and only while supplies last. Crafty Points are only available on purchases made via the retail site www.tayloredexpressions.com.

 

Lattice Frame Cutting Plate Double Points

Enamel Shapes Double Points

Thanks so much for stopping by! To see more projects with the new release and new product information, head over to the TE Blog for a complete blog roll of our participating designers!

Easter Wishes – Taylored Expressions Feb 2017 Release Sneak Peeks Day Three

Hello! Welcome to Day Three of the Taylored Expressions February Sneak Peeks. The Easter and Spring season products we have been sneaking this week will be released tomorrow – Thursday, February 9 @ 7 AM PST!

Today I’m sharing two cards created entirely with die-cuts. My first card showcases the Eventful – Bunny Border.

TE Feb 2017 Release

I used a variety of Taylored Expressions dies to create the layers on the card. I created the sentiment with the Easter Wishes Banner. I chose to leave the bunnies white and place them in a scene with a lot of color. However, there are lots of ways one could use this die set – color the die-cut with Copic markers or watercolors or cut it into two pieces and insert those pieces into a die-cut scene.

TE Feb 2017 Release

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For my second project, I created an Easter basket on to which I added the die-cut Easter Wishes Banner sentiment.

TE Feb 2017 Release

I filled a basket created with the Wicker Pocket die with eggs cut with the Egg Stacklets set and dry-embossed with the Loopy Loops and On the Spot folders.

TE Feb 2017 Release

Supplies (items in bold will be released February 9):

Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week with some fabulous giveaways! Visit the TE Blog to answer Taylor’s Question of the Day for a chance to win a prize from the latest release!

TEReleaseWeekQuestion

Thanks for visiting! Head on over to the TE Blog to see more projects and product information, as well as a complete list of participating designers!

Easter Blessings – Taylored Expressions February 2017 Sneak Peeks Day Two

Hello! Welcome to Day Two of the Taylored Expressions February Sneak Peeks. The Spring and Easter products being sneaked will be released Thursday, February 9 @ 7 AM PST!

My first project features the You’re in my Prayers stamp set.

TE Feb 2017 Release

I combined the stamped sentiment (there are several options on the set) with a floral bouquet created with Spring Florals and Bloomin’ Birthday Stamp & Die Combo. I used Lemon Meringue Enamel Shapes for the flower centers. (At the end of this post, I have information on a promotion of the Enamel Shapes.)

TE Feb 2017 Release

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My Easter card combines the Little Bits – Crosses set with a sentiment from He Is Risen.

TE Feb 2017 Release

I stamped and heat-embossed the sentiment. I colored the dry-embossed background with ink using the largest brush in the Clarity Stencil Brushes set. I framed the card with frames created using the Ornate Frame Cutting Plate.

TE Feb 2017 Release

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For a limited time, earn DOUBLE CRAFTY POINTS on our Enamel Shapes Bundle! If you’re not a Crafty Points member, it’s free and easy to join. Just create an account at the TE webstore and you’re automatically enrolled to begin earning crafty points with every purchase. You’ll earn 120 Crafty Points on the purchase of the Enamel Shapes Bundle! Offer valid on qualifying purchases made between 9am CST on Thursday, February 9, 2017 and 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, February 12, 2017 and only while supplies last. Crafty Points are only available on purchases made via our retail site, www.tayloredexpressions.com.

Enamel Shapes Double Points

Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week with some fabulous giveaways! Visit the TE Blog to answer Taylor’s Question of the Day for a chance to win a prize from the latest release!

TEReleaseWeekQuestion

Thanks for visiting! Head on over to the TE Blog to see more projects and product information, as well as a complete list of participating designers!

Welcome Spring! – Taylored Expressions Feb 2017 Release Sneak Peeks Day One

Hello! Welcome to Day One of the Taylored Expressions February Sneak Peeks. This release is all about Easter and Spring! (As I write, there is snow falling outside and a winter weather advisory in effect – I’m ready for some warmer weather!) The products we are sneaking will be released Thursday, February 9 @ 7 AM PST!

My first card is a watercolored panel stamped with the Bloomin’ Background and a sentiment from Simply Said – Spring.

TE Feb 2017 Release

I stamped the background and sentiment on TE Premium Watercolor Cardstock and colored the image with watercolors in the Kuretake Gansai Tambi – 24 set. It was so relaxing to color in this image and I look forward to a change of seasons!

TE Feb 2017 Release

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Easter is one of my favorite holidays – I like the holiday’s motifs and colors. This Easter card showcases the Skinny Mini Spring Borders.

TE February 2017 Release

This card uses a variety of Taylored Expressions dies. I created the sentiment with Easter Wishes Banner, part of the February 2017 release, and the Happy Summer Banner. I added Enamel Shapes to the bunny and flower borders. Be sure to check out the promotion for the Enamel Shapes included below.

TE February 2017 Release
Supplies (items in bold will be released February 9):

For a limited time, earn DOUBLE CRAFTY POINTS on our Enamel Shapes Bundle! If you’re not a Crafty Points member, it’s free and easy to join. Just create an account at the TE webstore and you’re automatically enrolled to begin earning crafty points with every purchase. You’ll earn 120 Crafty Points on the purchase of the Enamel Shapes Bundle! Offer valid on qualifying purchases made between 9am CST on Thursday, February 9, 2017 and 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, February 12, 2017 and only while supplies last. Crafty Points are only available on purchases made via our retail site, www.tayloredexpressions.com.

Enamel Shapes Double Points

Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week with some fabulous giveaways! Visit the TE Blog to answer Taylor’s Question of the Day for a chance to win a prize from the latest release!

TEReleaseWeekQuestion

Thanks for visiting! Head on over to the TE Blog to see more projects and product information, as well as a complete list of participating designers!

Penny Black Simplicity – Be Mine

Hello! Today, I’m sharing a CAS Valentine created with the Penny Black die set 51-180 All My Hearts.

PB Simplicity Be Mine

I used the die set, which includes five detailed hearts and a solid heart, to cut the hearts from a variety of color cardstock. I adhered the overlays to the solid hearts with liquid adhesive and attached the assembled hearts to colored cardstock squares with foam adhesive.

PB Simplicity Be Mine

I’m also over on the Penny Black Simplicity blog today with another die-cut Valentine! Hope youll head on over and take a look!

Taylored Expressions – February 2017 Calendar

Hello! Today, I’m sharing my February 2017 calendar created with Taylored Expressions supplies.

TE February 2017 Calendar

As it is cold and overcast here in the Pacific Northwest, this colorful floral image from the Flowers for a Year set makes me especially happy!
I colored the image with Copic markers and colored pencils, pairing it with elements cut from patterned paper in my stash with the Build a Scene – Calendar 2 set.

TE February 2017 Calendar

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Avery Elle – Jumping for Joy

Hello! Today, I’m sharing a friendship card created with Avery Elle supplies. I don’t believe that I’ve ever created a frog card before!

Avery Elle Ribbit Ribbit

I stamped the Avery Elle Ribbit Ribbit images on Arches Watercolor Paper with VersaFine Ink and colored with ZIG Brush Markers. I also used a Zig marker to add color to the background using the smooshing method. I cut the images with their corresponding dies and added to the background with foam adhesive, after stamping the sentiment on the watercolor background.

Avery Elle Ribbit Ribbit

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