Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Taylored Expressions January Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Hello everyone and welcome to the Taylored Expressions January Stamp of the Month Hop!!! The Baker's Dozen DT is teaming up with the Key Ingredients DT to showcase the January SOTM called Kiss Me, the coordinating dies called Love M'stache, and the January Key Ingredients Kit which contains patterned papers from Crate Paper's Love Notes collection, card stock,  and some beautiful ribbons!! 

The Stamp of the Month and the Key Ingredients Kit are monthly subscriptions with three options. You can read all about it here in the Kit Department of the Taylored Expressions Store. 

Here is the Delux Kit that includes both the January SOTM and the KI kit

Here are the SOTM coordinating dies called Love M'stache (sold separately)


My card features the curly mustache die from the Love M'stache die set. It was cut out of Choice Black card stock and popped up with foam tape in between the two sentiments that were stamped with Versamark and embossed with white embossing powder. The hearts were stamped on the red card stock also with Versamark and embossed with white ep, cutout, and adhered under the corner of the sentiment layer. The Lace Chain Border die was used to cutout a piece of  patterned paper andit was adhered to the bottom of the background. A piece of red satin ribbon was added above the diecut border. 

The doily from the same die set was cutout of pink card stock, adhered under the sentiment and the button with twine and the background sewing finish it off. 

I had all these beautiful papers from the January KI kit sitting on my counter after making my first card so I just had to make another card!!!! This one features the XO stamp, the little heart stamp, and  the fun sentiment all from the January SOTM stamp set, and the lips die from the SOTM die set. 

The banners were all cutout by hand and adhered under the band layer that was stitched with the sewing machine. Aren't those lips fun....I'll be using that die a lot for more fun Valentines !!!!

How about a little inspiration from the KI and Baker's Dozen DT's...I can't wait to see what they created with these super fun stamps and dies!!!!

Thanks for stopping by today...I hope you have fun on the hop and find lots of inspiration!!!

Supply List:

First card:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Kiss Me - January SOTM
Paper: TE January Key Ingredients Kit patterned papers, card stock, and ribbon 
Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Sewing Machine, White Embossing Powder (Ranger), Hemp Cording (Hemptique), Button (PTI)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Love M'stache, Lace Chain Border

Second card:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Kiss Me - January SOTM
Paper: TE January Key Ingredients, December Documented 6x6 paper pad (Simple Stories)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Pink Pirouette (SU)
Accessories: Sewing Machine
Taylored Expressions Dies: Love M'stache


*Vicki* said...

Oh wow Joan!! These Valentine style designs are SO CUTE!! :) I love the mustache design with the fun pun sentiment and the layout with the xo letters is fabulous!! HUGS

Pat (mspfd) said...

Joan, both of your cards are fun, fresh and fabulous! Your definitely enabled me to get the new mustache dies!
Lovin' the crisp, clean design of your second card... what fabulous papers!

jimlynn said...

Both are so cute! Love those images and your cards. Super fun!!

Cassie said...

Amazing cards, Joan! Looks like you're all ready for Valentine's Day :D

Unknown said...

Just fabulous, Joan! Love all the elements on your first card and all the sweet banners on the second one!

Tracy said...

Joan I'm in absoulute awe of BOTH of your cards. Such fun mixture of different elements. Brought a much needed smile today! ;)

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Linda Palmer said...

Great cards from the kit. Love what you have done with them. It has some great colors and you are a great designer.

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! these are gorgeous cards Joan… I love the pretty papers… beautiful colours! the mustache and sentiment are brilliant and I love the wonderful fishtails in the 2nd card...they are both fab designs!
Hope you have a good week! :-)
Take Care
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Shirley said...

What great fun cards!! Your designs are perfect for the sentiments too. Have to say I love the first one and what a grin for the receiver too!

Anonymous said...

Such cute cards Joan!!! The 1st one makes me smile!!

Tammy said...

Wonderful cards or Valentine's Day! Love the mustache!

Anonymous said...

Joan, these are too fun!!! I really love the xoxo one& the mustache one cracks me up !! Great designs!! :))

I placed my order for TE yesterday & I can't wait... :))

Annette Allen said...

wow both of these are amazing.. that first one is too fun..

Courtney K said...

Super cute cards, Joan. Love all those banners!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Sweet cards Joan. Love the white embossing on the first one and that doily tucked behind the panel... the banner is fabulous on the second, along with the xo border!

Amy C said...

What great cards. I love the way you have layered the elements on the first one and the fun banners on the second.

Wanda G (stampcat) said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! Two gorgeous cards! Your designs are great!! :-)

Shannon White said...

OMGoodness these are both so SWEET Joan! 8-) Love both of them! So many fun layers on your first one and I am loving all the Banners on your second one too! 8-)


Shannon White said...

OMGoodness these are both so SWEET Joan! 8-) Love both of them! So many fun layers on your first one and I am loving all the Banners on your second one too! 8-)


Natalie said...

What great cards!! That banner with the stitching is fabulous!! Great designs, I'm soooo inspired!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Super cute, what great designs

Kimberly S said...

Super cute Valentine cards Joan! Love the mustache, that is just so fun! :) hugs, Kimberly