Your Wave Is Waiting – CAS Taylored Expressions Beach-Themed Card

Hello! With Memorial Day just around the corner (the weekend that heralds the beginning of summer), I’ve been busy making summer-themed cards. Headed to the beach or thinking about the beach? My CAS card combines summer/beach-themed products from Taylored Expressions.

Taylored Expressions Beach-Themed Card

I used the inlaid die-cutting technique with the Build a Scene – Rolling Waves and the Summer Sunnies sunglasses. The sentiment from Big Kahuna fit the theme perfectly. I took my cue for the colors from the patterned paper in TE 6×6 Paper Pack – Double the Joy.

Taylored Expressions Beach-Themed Card

I couldn’t resist adding the Little Bits – Flip Flops (I’m pretty sure this is my most used Taylored Expressions product ever) and a flower created with the Mini Bloomers 2 set.

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Taylored Expressions Spring Owl Love Card

Hello! Today, I’m sharing a spring-themed love card (appropriate for a variety of recipients) created with a combination of Taylored Expressions stamps and dies.

Taylored Expressions Owl Card

I cut the Shade Tree Cutting Plate from Toffee cardstock and trimmed it to fit inside the frame, which I cut with a die in the Stitched Frame Stacklets 1 set. I placed the Little Bits – Owl in the tree, after adding leaves cut with On a Limb – Leaves from two shades of green cardstock. I don’t typically use a lot of purple in my paper crafting, but I really like how the purple goes with the green.

To ground the scene, I added a strip of grass cut with the Grass Border die. The sentiment is from the Hoot Hoot Hooray stamp & die combo.

Taylored Expressions Owl Card

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Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release Day

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

My first project features the fun On the Road – Police Cruiser set.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

I placed the assembled police car in a scene created by combining the Dizzy Dots Background and the Gunny Sack Background stamps and a road made with the Build a Scene – On the Road set. To finish, I added a heat-embossed sentiment from the Wee-ooh Wee-ooh set.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release
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My final project is a golf-themed Father’s Day card.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

I used the Little Bits – Hole in OneBuild A Scene – Grassy Hills and Block Party – Dad dies with a sentiment from Punny Man to create a CAS card.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release
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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!

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release – Day Three Sneak Peeks

Hello! Welcome to Day Three of the Taylored Expressions May Sneak Peeks. This month’s release features a variety of products appropriate for Father’s Day, masculine and little boy projects, and 4th of July! Products will be in the store tomorrow – Thursday, May 4 @ 7 AM PST!

My first project is a Father’s Day card.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

I cut the Little Bits – Tools from Metallic Neutrals cardstock and other colors (for the handles) adding the assembled tools to a card base on which I stamped the sentiment from the Simply Said – Dad set. I added Block Party – Dad and a frame cut with Frame in Frame Cutting Plate. The card base was dry-embossed with the Plaid folder to reinforce the masculine theme.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

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My second project is a masculine notecard set showcasing the Gunny Sack Background stamp.

I stamped both Sugar Cube and Toffee cardstock with the Gunny Sack Background stamp, using four different TE ink colors – Pumpkin, Sweet Basil, Blue Corn and Chocolate Truffle. I die cut the Initially M from cardstock in those same colors (twice for each card for extra depth). For the Sugar Cube cards, I paired the initials with different colors than the background colors; the Blue Corn initial with the Pumpkin background, for example. For the Toffee cards, I paired initials with the same colors as the background colors. To package the gift set, I used the Simply Said – Dad with the Noteworthy Belly Band and Clear Card Box.

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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!

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release – Day Two Sneak Peeks

Hello! Welcome to Day Two of the Taylored Expressions May Sneak Peeks. This month’s release features a variety of products appropriate for Father’s Day, masculine and little boy projects, and the 4th of July! Products will be in the store Thursday, May 4 @ 7 AM PST!

My first card showcases the Simply Said – 4th of July stamp set.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

I stamped and heat-embossed the sentiment on Cherry Pop cardstock and cut it with one of the dies in the Star Stacklets set, framing it with a larger star cut with the largest die in the Pinhole Star Stacklets set. I couldn’t resist pulling out the Marching On die to add to the celebratory feel of the card. The background is dry-embossed with the Fireworks embossing folder.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

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Sound the alarm! My next project features the On the Road – Firetruck with a heat-embossed sentiment from the Wee-ooh Wee-ooh set (so many fun options with this sentiment set!).

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

I added balloons cut with the Party Time and Little Bits – Balloons sets, as well as a roadway cut with the Build a Scene – On the Road die set.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

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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!

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release – Day One Sneak Peeks

Hello! Welcome to Day One of the Taylored Expressions May Sneak Peeks. This month’s release features a variety of products appropriate for Father’s Day, masculine and little boy projects, and 4th of July! Products will be in the store Thursday, May 4 @ 7 AM PST!

Let’s get started! My first card showcases the My Super Hero Stamp & Die Combo.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

I stamped and colored the super hero and added him to a stack of stars cut with the Pinhole Star Stacklets. I stamped the Twinkle Twinkle Background with Sugar Cube ink on Cookie Monster cardstock. The skyline was cut with the Downtown Border and the new Downtown Border Underlay.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release
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I couldn’t resist another card with the My Super Hero Stamp & Die Combo set, this time using the Label Stacklets 10 to frame the sentiment.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 Release

I stamped and colored the super hero and added him to a stack of Label Stacklets 10. This time I stamped the Twinkle Twinkle Background with Earl Grey ink on Cookie Monster cardstock.  The skyline was cut with the Downtown Border and the new Downtown Border Underlay.

Taylored Expressions May 2017 ReleaseSupplies (items in bold will be released May 4):

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!

Taylored Expressions Farm Scene with Copic-colored Chickens

Hello! Today, I am sharing a farm-themed, friendship card featuring Taylored Expressions Happy Hens Stamp & Die Combo, along with farm-themed die-cuts to fill out the scene.

Taylored Expressions Farm Scene

I colored the stamped hens with Copic markers and colored pencils (they crack me up!). I dry-embossed the hill with the Chicken Wire embossing folder and added the assembled farm-themed, die-cuts, created with the Little Bits – BarnLittle Bits – Windmill and Little Bits – Tractor die sets.

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Taylored Expressions Simply Stamped Butterflies

Hello! Today, I’m sharing a “thinking of you” card featuring stamps and dies from Taylored Expressions.

Taylored Expressions Simply Stamped Butterflies

I stamped the butterflies with the Simply Stamped – Butterflies stamp set and cut them with their corresponding die set. I stamped the sentiment (I absolutely love the lettering on this!) on Sugar Cube cardstock and cut it with the Ornate Frame Cutting Plate. I also cut Earl Grey cardstock with the plate and inlaid the Sugar Cube panel. The Potato Chip cardstock is a full panel attached behind the frame. I added the butterflies to the Sugar Cube panel with foam adhesive.

Taylored Expressions Simply Stamped Butterflies

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Taylored Expressions – Graduation Card

Hello! I’m sharing a CAS graduation card featuring some of the just released products from Taylored Expressions.

Taylored Expressions Graduation Card

I dressed the Little Bits – Owl with the Little Bits – Hats Off and placed him on a circle stamped with a sentiment from the Wonderful World set. The Shining Star Cutting Plate works perfectly for the background! A little die-cutting, a little stamp and it’s done!

Taylored Expressions Graduation Card

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Taylored Expressions April 2017 Release

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

My first project works for a variety of occasions.

Taylored Expressions April 2017 Release

I heat-embossed the sentiment from A Life She Loved on Oreo cardstock and colored it with colored pencils. I cut the Little Bits – Colored Pencils, the Little Bits – Paint Palette and the Little Bits – Paint Brushes from colored cardstock and assembled the pieces. The card base is dry-embossed with the Ah-maze-ing embossing folder for texture.

Taylored Expressions April 2017 Release
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Got a special occasion coming up – anniversary, birthday, graduation? The Initially series now includes numbers! I used the dies to create a colorful 45th birthday banner.

Taylored Expressions April 2017 Release

 

The numbers were cut with the Initially 4 and Initially 5 dies. I created the frames with the largest die in the Frame in Frame 2 Cutting Plate set and the background was dry-embossed with the Quatrefoil embossing folder. I created the flower embellishments by combining die-cuts created with the Bloomers 5Bloomers 6Mini Bloomers 2Mini Bloomers and Bloomers Greenery sets.

Taylored Expressions April 2017 Release

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For a limited time, earn DOUBLE CRAFTY POINTS on our Bloomers 4, 5, 6, 7 and Mini Bloomers 2 Dies! 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 20 Crafty Points on the purchase of one or more of our Bloomers 4, 5, 6 and 7 die sets and 22 Crafty Points on the purchase of Mini Bloomers 2! Offer valid on qualifying purchases made between 9am CST on Thursday, April 6, 2017 and 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, April 9, 2017 and only while supplies last. Crafty Points are only available on purchases made via our retail site: www.tayloredexpressions.com.

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!