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Monday, May 6, 2013

Exciting News!!!


Hello everyone!!! I have some really exciting news to tell you...I have been asked to be the May/June Guest Designer for Taylored Expressions...how cool is that!!! I have been a fan of Taylored Expressions Stamps ever since Taylor open her store several years ago and now I get to play with her awesome stamps and super fabulous design team...I am thrilled to say the least!!! The May sneak peeks start tomorrow so be sure to stop by to see some wonderful new stamps and lots of inspiration and be sure to check out the Taylored Expressions Blog, too!!!

I used one of my favorite Taylored Expressions stamp sets called A Day in Paradise to create my card today. The ocean area was masked off and sponged with Pool Party and then the Crumb Cake sand was torn, distressed, and wiped down with a white craft ink pad. The chairs were stamped on white card stock, colored with Copics, cutout, and popped up with foam dots. The umbrella was stamped on a scrap piece of designer paper, shaded with a Copic, cutout, and popped up with foam dots. The sentiment is from the same set and the twine and yellow button which is supposed to represent the sun finish it off.

Thanks so much for stopping by today....I hope your day is super special!!!! Remember to stop back tomorrow for Day 1 of the Taylored Expressions May sneak peeks!!!




19 comments:

Tammy said...

Way to go Joan! Congratulations, you will definitely be an asset to their team! Love your card today, beautiful beach scene, wish I was there!

Kimberly S said...

Oh Wow Joan, that's awesome, and you so deserve it! :) Gorgeous beach scene you've created on your card too! hugs, Kimberly

Anne Temple said...

Fantastic news! Congrats! Love everything about your card - it's so relaxing just to look at.

Jami said...

Your card is so beautiful and relaxing! Thanks for joining us - we are thrilled to have you!

Cassie said...

Congratulations, Joan! That is just not surprising at all! I love your card and how serene it is. . . makes me want the beach now ;)

Patti J said...

Squeeeeee!!!! I'm happy dancin' for you, my friend! Congratulations - how exciting for you! Your card makes me just say 'ahhhhhhhh.....' so relaxing and calm! Beautifully done :) Hugs!

Sharon Roselli said...

Great card makes me want to put my toes in the sand! Welcome to the TE team.

jimlynn said...

WooHoo!!! That's great news! You'll be such an asset to their team! Congrats!

Love your card! Makes me wish I was there right now. So peaceful and pretty. Outstanding!

Lynn

Jill Norwood said...

Congrats Joan! Your card is lovely! Such beautiful coloring and details! Love it! :)

Stephanie Kraft said...

Gorgeous, Joan! Love this wonderful beach scene! We are so excited to have you join us! Can't wait to see more of your TE creations!

Annette said...

yay how exciting..congrats on your guest design spot.. your card is adorable..

Kristie said...

Congratulations!! Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

Seeing this card reminds me I have this stamp set uninked somewhere *gasp*. Now that it's starting to warm up, it's time to take it out! Love how you did the ocean and sand!!

*Vicki* said...

Congrats on your wonderful news my friend!! So well deserving!! Your creation is a stunner! Love the beautiful sky line and your arrangement of the beach scene! :)HUGS

Linda Palmer said...

Joan, this is an awesome card. I love the way you did this sky and the beautiful sand...I love this card!!!
You always do something that surprises me, I can't do these type of cards because I never know what to do with one small stamp...this is fabulous.

Ellen said...

Congratuuuuulations!! That is just fantastic Joan! I want to be sitting in that chair in your serene scene! Happy birthday!!!!

nmnastali said...

Congrats!! That's super fun news!! I love TE!!! Can't wait to see what you make for sneaks!!
~~Nicole~~

Pat (mspfd) said...

Congratulations, Joan. This card is beautiful.

VanessaB said...

congrats! such a beautiful, peaceful card. :)

Broni said...

This is beautiful, Joan! I want to be there RIGHT NOW!! I adore how you used the big orange-yellow button for the sun!! Congrats on your gig with Taylor!!