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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Taylored Expressions Band It Die


Hello everyone!! Today, for my Taylored Expressions February Die focus post, I am featuring the Band It die. This is the first time I have used this die and believe me...I will be using it a lot in the future!!! It's so versatile...it can be used for any sentiment or as part of the design...I love it!!!! I have several birthdays coming up so I made two birthday cards, today!!


My first card features papers from Simple Stories I (heart) Summer 6x6 paper pad. Sewing was done around the background barn wood paper and then the edges were distressed. The banners were all cut by hand and enamel shaped were added to the last banner. 


The  Band It die set consisted of three different dies: the band, the scalloped center, and an oval top. The band was cut out of Riding Hood Red card stock and the two top layers were cut from the I (heart) paper scraps.  The Happy Birthday stamp is from the Taylored Expressions Say What? set and the It's Your Day stamp is from Taylored Expressions From Me To You set


My second card features stamps from the Taylored Expressions Ride the Wave set, paper from Simple Stories I (heart) Summer and enamel dots. 


The Band It die was used again with Not Quite Navy and Baja Breeze card stock and the Happy Birthday sentiment from the TE Say What? set

Thanks for visiting today...I hope you have a super special day!!!!!



Supply List:
First card
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Say What?, From Me To You
Paper:  Riding Hood Red, Pool Party (SU), I (heart) Summer 6x6 paper pad (Simple Stories)
Ink: Riding Hood Red (SU)
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Enamel Shapes (We R Memory Keepers)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Band It

Second Card
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Say What?, Ride the Wave
Paper: White (PTI), Not Quite Navy, Baja Breeze (SU), I (heart) Summer 6x6 paper pad (Simple Stories)
Ink: Baja Breeze, Pacific Point (SU)
Accessories: Enamel Shapes (We R Memory Keepers)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Band It





8 comments:

Anne Temple said...

Fun cards. Really like you how combined the stamps on the second one.

Becky said...

Both of these are so creative Joan. Love them.

jimlynn said...

BOTH are just fabulous!! Love all the colors and design on that first card! It's darling! The second one....awesome!
Lynn

pengobatan asam urat said...

its for invitation too ?

Tammy said...

Wow Joan, what great cards! Love them both and I can see how versatile the die can be.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wonderful cards- and the die looks fab- my first time seeing it!

Nicole N. (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

2 fabulous cards, Joan !!
I love this die !! :))
You have reminded me to get it out for some stampy time!!!

Love the graphic design on your dude card so much !! Wowzers !!!

Kimberly S said...

Beautiful job on both of your birthday cards Joan! Love the die too! hugs,Kimberly