Thursday, July 7, 2016

Taylored Expressions July Retirement Sale!!

Taylored Expressions is bidding a fond farewell to over 200 products as we retire some of our favorite items with an amazing SALE. Choose from a variety of stamps and dies at up to 80% off retail price -- but hurry, once they're gone, they're gone forever! Check out the graphic above to see how you can earn an even greater discount off the sale price and then visit the SALE HERE to start shopping!

I thought I would share with you some of the projects I created in the last couple of years with retiring stamp and die sets. The Light Up My Life Stamp and Die Combo was used to create this design...the lamps were embossed with white ep and cutout with the coordinating dies. The Small Scallop Border used as the *table* is also retiring.

Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Light Up My Life Stamp and Die Combo
Paper: Salt Water Taffy, Sprinkles, Sugar Cube (TE)
Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: White Embossing powder (Zing), Swiss Hearts Embossing Folder (TE), 
Metallic Twine - Silver (TE)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Layering Doily - Medium, Small Scallop Border 

The Around the Campfire die set was used to create this fun little scene ...we love camping in our RV so this set has always been one of my favorites. The birds, sun, and sentiment are from the Sunshiny Days stamp set and the hilly background was created with the Build a Scene - Rolling Hills die...neither which will be retiring. 

Supply List:

Taylored Expressions Stamps: Sunshiny Day
Paper: Choice Snow White (TE), Chocolate Chip (SU), Hip Hip Hooray 6x6 paper pad (Doodlebug)
Ink: Soft Sky (SU), Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Markers (Copic), Sewing Machine, Enamel Dots (Doodlebug)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Around the Campfire, Build a Scene - Rolling Hills

My last card was created two years ago for one of my grandsons....the Moka Grant stamp set is perfect for anyone who loves baseball!! 

Supply List:

Taylored Expressions Stamps: Moka Grant
Paper: Choice Snow White, Choice Black (TE), Real Red (SU)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Real Red (SU)
Accessories: Markers (Copic), Washi Tape (Doodlebug)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Sports Balls

Thanks for stopping by...have a great day and be sure to checkout the big sale going on at Taylored Expressions...I'm sure there are some goodies you just can't live without!!

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Love is a Four - Legged Word!!

Hello everyone....I made a card with the cute little Mimi from the Mimi Stamp and Die Combo from Taylored Expressions. She is so cute and fun to color...I used Copics  and watercolored the background and the heart.

The sweet sentiment is from the same set and it was stamped with TE Oreo ink on the TE Stitched Heart Stacklets cutout. The background layers of watercolor paper and TE's  Lavender Glaze cardstock were cutout with TE's Stitched Rectangle Stacklets, The grass was cutout of TE's Granny Smith cardstock with the Grass Border Die and the Silhouette Stems 4 die was used for the flowers.

Thanks for stopping by today...have a wonderful July 4 holiday!!!

Supply List:
1. TE Cardstock: Sugar Cube, Lavender Glaze, Jelly Donut, Peapod, Granny Smith, Premium Watercolor cardstock
2. TE Ink: Oreo
3. Dies: Stitched Rectangle Stacklets, Stitched Heart Stacklets, Silhouette Stems 4, Grass Border
4. TE Stamps: Mimi Stamp & Die Combo
5. Other: Watercolor Markers (Zig Clean Color Real Brush), Markers (Copic), Pearls (Kaisercraft), Foam Tape, Liquid Glue Adhesive

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Playing With Patterned Paper

Hello everyone!! Today I have a couple of cards for you featuring Taylored Expressions Hello Happiness 6x6 paper pack. I just love this paper...such pretty colors and patterns!! The adorable Little Bits - Ice Cream Cone was used to create the three ice cream cones...6 fifferent papers from the Hello Happiness collection were used. 

The background was created with the Stitched Bracket Stacklets and the sentiment from In & Out Birthday was stamped with TE's Oreo Ink.

Supply List: 
TE Stamps: In & Out Birthday
TE Paper: Sprinkles, Sugar Cube, Hello Happiness 6x6 paper pack
TE Ink: Oreo
TE Dies: Little Bits - Ice Cream Cone, Stitched Bracket Stacklets
Accessories: Foam Dots

Since I had the Hello Happiness papers out on the counter, I decided to make another card...this one is a simple design  using the Stitched Rectangle Stacklets for the background, the Stitched Circle Stacklets for the center, the Scribble Flowers dies for the Lollipop and Sugar Cube flowers, and the Happily Ever After dies for the Mint Julep leaves.   

To finish it off, the hello sentiment from the C'mon Get Happy Stamp Set was stamped on the Hello Happiness patterned paper with TE's Oreo ink. 

Supply List:
TE Stamps: C'mon Get Happy
TE Paper: Cupcake, Lollipop, Sugar Cube, Mint Julep, Hello Happiness 6x6 paper pack
TE Ink: Oreo
TE Dies: Scribble Flowers, Stitched Rectangle Stacklets, Stitched Circle Stacklets, Happily Ever After 
Accessories: Foam Tape, Liquid Adhesive

Thanks for stopping by...I hope you have a fabulous day!!