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.

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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!

Avery Elle – Oh Happy Day!

Hello! I’m sharing a spring-themed card created with Avery Elle stamps and dies. It’s been cold and wintry here in the Pacific Northwest, so a little spring color appealed to me!

Avery Elle Happy Day

I stamped the various critters from Woodland Wonders and colored them with Copic markers. I used components from the Tree die set to create the tree, which I dry-embossed with a Stampin’ Up embossing folder. I curved the sentiment to fit one of the banner dies in the Pierced Banner Layers set. When I was finished assembling the scene, I felt there was too much blank sky, so I tucked in clouds cut with the Lawn Fawn Simple Puffy Cloud Frames set.

Avery Elle Happy Day

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Lots of Critters – Taylored Expressions January 2017 Release

Hello! Welcome to Day Three of the Taylored Expressions January Sneak Peeks. The products we have been sneaking will be released tomorrow – Thursday, January 12 @ 7 AM PST!

My first project showcases another new Stamp & Die Combo set – Llama Love.

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I stamped and Copic-colored the llama. There are multiple expressions you can use for this stamp! The sentiment was stamped and cut with the new Stitched Cloud Duo set.

TE Jan 2017 Release

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My second project showcases the Give me a Sign stamp set. The set features six cute critters and a number of sentiment possibilities!

TE Jan 2017 Release

I stamped three of the critters and fussy-cut them. I used the new Cloud Nine Background stamp, along with die cuts, to finish out the scene.

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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!

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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!

Grumplings On Strike! – Taylored Expressions

Hello! Today, I’m sharing a holiday card featuring the adorable Taylored Expressions Elf Grumplings. Who hasn’t felt like going on strike during this time of year once or twice?

TE Elf Grumplings

I stamped and Copic-colored the elves, adding them to a CAS card design on which I combined patterned paper (from my stash) and packages created with the All Wrapped Up die.

TE Elf Grumplings

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Lawn Fawn – Let It Snow Tag

Hello and Happy Monday. We’re in the final countdown to Christmas, and I’m sharing a holiday tag created with Lawn Fawn stamps and dies.

Lawn Fawn Christmas Tag

This tag would be easy to make in bulk using the same design with the Stitched Mountain Borders and Stitched Circle Tags varying the critters from Toboggan Together and other sets (I really appreciate how well the Lawn Fawn critters work together!). I added texture to the tag with a Simon Says Stamp snowflake stencil.

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Santa’s Helpers Reporting for Duty! – Taylored Expressions

Hello. Today, I’m sharing a Christmas card featuring Taylored Expressions Santa’s Helpers.

TE Santa's Helpers

I followed a tutorial by Michele Boyer on the Taylored Expressions blog to Copic-color these cute images. Once I had Santa’s helpers colored, I created the rest of the holiday scene with Dashing Through the SnowJolly Old St. Nick (I used only part of the die-cut),  Build a Scene – Rolling Hills and a heat-embossed sentiment from In & Out Christmas.

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Here Comes Santa Paws

Hello! Today, I’m sharing a card showcasing the Lawn Fawn Happy Howlidays stamp set, which was a Simon Says Stamp set for their Stamptember event. I paired the Copic-colored dogs with two Lawn Fawn die sets.

Lawn Fawn Santa Paws

I cut the Little Town Border from white cardstock and backed the openings with yellow cardstock. I cut the Stitched Mountain Borders from the Earl Grey cardstock. I used a Simon Says Stamp stencil to create the snowflakes. It took me a few minutes to gather my embossing paste and related supplies, but I’m glad I did, as the backgroud needed some texture (and I plan to do more stenciling this season).

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I’m joining this week’s Merry Monday Christmas Challenge.

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Have a Sunny Day!

Hello. Welcome to the Taylored Expressions November 2016 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’m sharing a card created with the new Flowers for a Year stamps and Flowers for a Year Dies.

TE November 2016 Release

I stamped and Copic-colored the floral images and cut them with their corresponding dies. While the Flowers for a Year images are designed to coordinate with the just released Build a Scene – Calendar 2 die set, I decided to pair several bouquets with one of the Picture Perfect – Sunny Days frames.

TE November 2016 Release

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!

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Make 2017 Fun! – TE Build a Scene Calendar

Hello (and Happy Halloween)! Welcome to Day One of the Taylored Expressions November Sneak Peeks. With the winter holidays just around the corner, this month’s release features products designed for creating handmade gifts! The November products will be released Thursday, November 3 @ 7 AM PST!

Today, I’m sharing several themed pages from my 2017 5″ x 7″ calendar, as well as gifting and display options for the pages. By personalizing a calendar, I can create cheerful and meaningful scenes to mark the days in 2017!

TE November 2016 Release

I used the Build a Scene – Calendar – 5×7 die set along with the 2017 5×7 Calendar to create the pages.

For January, I added Copic-colored Critters on Ice to the scene. Just because the winter holidays are over doesn’t mean that the snow and ice are gone! I wanted January to be cheerful! The ice? That’s an oval from this release’s Build a Scene – Calendar 2 die set.

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For February, I featured the Crafty Grumplings. I imagined my sons working on their handmade Valentine’s Day cards (possibly making a bit of a mess), and at the same time, cabin fever setting in for everyone involved.

TE November 2017 Release

TE November 2017 Release

For March, I featured Copic-colored cows created with the If Cows Could Talk Stamp & Die Combo. It’s my oldest son’s birthday in March and this trio of cows is so much fun.

TE November 2017 Release

TE November 2017 Release

Gifting the calendar? The twelve pages fit in a perfectly-sized clear box.

TE November 2016 Release

And to display the individual pages? There’s a tabletop 5×7 Acrylic Frame.

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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!

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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!

Lawn Fawn Fall Scene

Happy Monday! It’s a crisp fall-like day here in the Pacific Northwest. These puppies from Lawn Fawn’s Happy Howloween set are irresistible!

Happy Howloween

I Copic-colored the dogs and cut them with their corresponding dies adding them to a scene created with a variety of Lawn Fawn die cuts. I pulled the sentiment from Argyle Backdrops. Keep Cozy!

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