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Monday, March 31, 2014

Taylored Expressions April Sneak Peeks: Sketched Blooms and Silhouette Stems 6


Hello everyone and welcome to day one of the Taylored Expressions April Sneak Peeks!!!  I just love the first week of the month because I get to show you all the new goodies. The release will be Thursday, April 3, at 7:00 AM PST (9:00 CST).....Woot!!! Ok, grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and check out the new TE Stamps and dies!!!




Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week with some fabulous giveaways! Visit the Taylored Expressions Blog each Sneak Peek Day this week for details on how you can enter to win. 


My first card features the Sketched Blooms stamp set and the Various Bases dies. The flowers from the Sketched Blooms set were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Choice Buttercream card stock and colored with Copics. 


The vases were embossed with various embossing folders and then were adhered with foam tape. The sentiment is from the same set and the pearls and ribbon finish it off. 



My second card features the Silhouette Stems 6 die...it was used to cutout the two flowers from certainly celery card stock and Homespun patterned paper.  


The background was cut out of Choice Buttercream card stock with the Label Stacklets 8 dies and layered with Homespum patterned paper and Choice Black. Sewing was done around the edges and the hemp cording and the twine finish if off. 


Now, how about a little inspiration from the Baker's Dozen Design Team...I can't wait for you to see all the gorgeous projects they have created for you!!!


Thanks for stopping by today...check back tomorrow for more Taylored Expressions April Sneak Peeks!!



Supply List:
First Card:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Sketched Blooms
Paper: Choice Buttercream (TE), Bermuda Bay, Chocolate Chip (SU), Blush Red Medium (Prism)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories: Markers (Copics), Pearls (KaiserCraft), Ribbon (TE), Embossing Folders (Cuttlebug)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Various Vases

Second Card:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Sketched Blooms
Paper: Choice Buttercream, Choice Black (TE), Certainly Celery (SU), Homespun 6x6 Paper Pad (Simple Stories)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Hemp Cording (Hemptique)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Silhouette Stems 6, Label Stacklets 8


15 comments:

Morag said...

Great cards. I love how you embossed the vases... the texture is great and the idea opens many many options.

Kathy JH said...

Beautiful cards! I love the colors you used in each of them. Love the shape of the new stacklets dies

Tenia Nelson said...

Gorgeous cards!!

Annette Allen said...

totally gorgeous.. love those flowers and those Vases are perfect..

Charlene said...

Gorgeous cards Joan!! I love the vases and colors, design, awesome!

VanessaB said...

beautiful!

Courtney K said...

awesome cards, Joan. especially love the copic colored flowers on your first card.

barbara macaskill said...

Both of these cards are awesome but the first one is glorious!! Love the stamped flowers and that ribbon is the perfect finishing touch! TFS!

Tammy said...

Lovely cards Joan! Love the gorgeous stems, very elegant!

Vickie Z said...

Love these Joan!, the watercolor flowers are my FAV!!

Wanda G (stampcat) said...

Beautiful cards! I LOVE the idea to emboss on the vases! That is totally brilliant! Happy Release Week Joan! :-)

Shannon White said...

Gorgeous Gorgeous Joan!! Love both of these!! Super stitching on your layered labels too! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Becky said...

Both of these are gorgeous Joan! I love the embossed vases, and the frame and flowers on the second.

Kendra said...

Just amazing!!! I love the texture you added to the vases ~ so beautiful. And your second card... just stunning! WOW! You blow me away!

Anne Temple said...

Wonderful cards. Love the embossed vases in the first one.