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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Taylored Expressions December Sneak Peeks: Petite - a - Palooza Day 1


Hello everyone!!! I am really excited because today is day one of the Taylored Expressions December Release!!! It's the Petite - a - Palooza....14 new petite stamp sets and they all have matching dies...Woot!!!! You are going to love each and every one because they are sooo cuuute!!!!!



My first project is a door knob hanger for my Granddaughter  Autumn...I started making  door hangers this summer. When the Grands come to visit they lay claim to their room with their own personalized door knob hanger!! 



I used the adorable new stamp set called Max and Muffin..the kitties were colored with Copics, cutout with the Max and Muffin coordinating dies and popped up on the background with foam tape. The background was created first with a square chipboard piece....the sky paper was adhered and the edges were sanded smooth. The grass was created with three different scrap pieces of paper and the Build a Scene-Rolling Hills dies..sewing was done on the tops of each piece before they were adhered.  The flowers from the new Oh Happy Day set were stamped on Choice Snow White card stock, colored with Copics, cutout with the Oh Happy Days coordinating dies and glued to the background. Pearls were added to the centers of the flowers and the clouds were cutout from Choice Snow White card stock with the Curly Clouds dies and popped up with foam tape. The Sweet and Simple Alpha - Lower and Upper were used to create Autumn's name. 



Heavy twine was tied through holes punched in the upper corners for the hanger...this is how it looks on the door. 



One of my favorite new petite sets is called Saddle Up...gotta love me some Cowgirl Boots...something a Texas girl wouldn't be caught without!!!!  The cute little boots were colored with Copics, cutout with the matching Saddle Up dies, and popped up with foam tape. The edges of the background barn wood paper were distressed and a little wonky sewing was done.  


The sentiment was stamped on the patterned paper, punched out, and adhered with foam tape. The lasso for the sentiment frame was created from twine and the Doodlebug Sprinkles finish it off. 

Now, how about a little inspiration from the Baker's Dozen Design Team!!:


Thanks for stopping by today...be sure to come back tomorrow for more sneak peeks and the big Release will be Thursday morning at 7:00 AM PST (that's 9:00 CST)



Supply List
Max and Muffin Door Hanger
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Max and Muffin, Oh Happy Day
Paper: Choice Snow White (TE), Real Red (SU), Down by the Shore 6x6 paper pad (Fancy Pants)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: White Pearls (KaiserCraft), Sewing Machine, Chipboard (SU), Heavy Twine (Hobby Lobby), Markers (Copics)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Max and Muffin Coordinating Dies, Build a Scene - Rolling Hills, Build a Scene - Swirly Clouds, Sweet and Simple Alpha - Lower, Sweet and Simple - Upper


Saddle Up card:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Saddle Up
Paper: Choice Snow White (TE), Riding Hood Red, Soft Suede (SU),  I Heart Summer 6x6 paper pad (Simple Stories)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Twine (TE), Doodlebug Sprinkles (TE), Markers (Copic), Sewing Machine, Circle Punch (EK Success)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Saddle Up Coordinating Dies


8 comments:

Anne Temple said...

These are too cute!! Love the little kitties and what a fabulous idea of lassoing the sentiment with twine. Love both of these projects.

*Vicki* said...

Really adorable creations Joan!! I think the cowgirl boots are darling!! :) HUGS

Stephanie Kraft said...

Amazing creations, Joan! LOVE the door hanger - SO very sweet! And your cowgirl card is fabulous - wonderful use of twine!

jimlynn said...

Fantastic! Love that cute little door hanger and oh your card just makes me happy all over!!! Adorable!
Lynn

Tammy said...

Ooooh! So cute! Love the door hanger, what a great idea! And those cowboys are the cutest around, great card!

Maria said...

Oh, my! So darling that little door hanging for your granddaughter! And, the card is so CUTE with all the twine around the sentiment! Sweet boots with hearts, too!

Shannon White said...

OMGoodness these are Both Sooo ADORABLE Joan!
8-) love your Sweet door hanger, bet your DGD did too! ;-) and your Cowgirl boots and Lasso are soo Darling! I need me some Fab Boots like those! ;-) Love your Super Design too Sweet Lady! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

nwilliams6 said...

Joan, I love that boot card! What a fun sentiment, your paper choices and colors are gorgeous, and the boots are too cute. The door hanger is cute too, but the boots steal the show. Hugz!