Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Taylored Expressions September Sneak Peeks: One and Only You and Block Party - Thanks

Hello everyone and welcome to day three of the Taylored Expressions September Sneak Peeks!! What is your favorite so far?? I just love all the sweet princess goodies and the fun birthday products....sooo much cuteness!! Just remember that tomorrow, Thursday,  September 3rd at 7:00AM PST all the new toys can be yours!!!! Now, on with the show, but first....

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

My first card features the Block Party - Thanks was used on a Toffee card base and a piece of green patterned paper from Carta Bella's Fall Blessings 6x6 paper pad. The green diecut was adhered on top of the card base cutout, backed with a piece of Buttercream Frosting,  and two strips of plaid patterned paper were adhered on the top and the bottom of the top diecut. 

Watercoloring was done on watercolor paper and allowed to dry. Then the Bloomers 3 dies and the Mini Bloomers dies were used to cut the flowers and the Bloomers Greenery dies were used to cut the leaves from patterned paper.  The leaves were adhered to the card base and the flowers were popped up with foam dots. The wood dots were added to the flower centers as the finishing touch. 

To celebrate our 7th year, Taylored Expressions has designed a special party favor, One & Only You. This petite stamp & die combo set includes a "you" coordinating die and will be FREE with orders over $50 beginning on September 3rd – September 13th. One free set per customer, while supplies last.

My next card was so fun to make....I just love the divided sentiment design created with the One and Only You Stamp and Die Combo. It was stamped on a word bubble cut with one of the previously released Pockets and Pages Essentials - 3x4 dies.   It's become a tradition for Taylor to offer a free stamp set with a purchase of $50.00 or more during the Taylored Expressions Birthday cool is that!!!! 

I also used the super cute Little Bits - Raccoon and the Little Bits - Moose die sets. They were popped up on the Toffee background that was embossed with the TE Prairie Embossing Folder and colored with a white craft ink pad. To finish it off,  tiny leaves were cut out of Fall Blessings papers with the Little Bits - Leaves dies and adhered with glue dots. 

I loved the One and Only Stamp and Die Combo so much that I just had to make another card....the divided sentiment was added to a word bubble created with the previously released Pockets and Pages Bubble Out.  The Build a Scene - Trees were cut out of Chocolate Truffle (for the trunks) and Carta Bella's Fall Blessings 6x6 paper pad. 

The trees were popped up on foam dots and the Little Bits - Leaves dies were used to cut out all the tiny leaves....they were adhered with glue dots and the twine finished it off. 

Thanks for visiting! If you'd like to see more projects and new product information, please head over to the TE Blog for a complete list of our participating designers! Remember....the September Release is tomorrow, Thursday, September 3rd at 7:00 AM PST (9:00 CST)

Supply List:

Block Party - Thanks
Taylored Expressions Dies: Block Party - Thanks, Mini Bloomers, Bloomers 3, Bloomers Greenery
Paper: Toffee, Buttercream Frosting (TE), Fall Blessings 6x6 paper pad (Carta Bella), Watercolor Paper (Strathmore Cold Press)
Ink: Pumpkin Pie Reinker, Only Orange Reinker, Garden Green Reinker (SU)
Accessories: Wood Dots (My Minds Eye)

One and Only You - Moose and Raccoon

Taylored Expressions Stamps: One and Only You Stamp with Coordinating Die
Paper: Toffee, Poppy Seed, Earl Gray, Buttercream Frosting, Oreo, Sugar Cube, Chocolate Truffle (TE), Fall Blessings 6x6 paper pad (Carta Bella), Smoky Slate (SU), Suede Brown Light, Suede Brown Medium (Prism)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko), White Craft (SU)
Accessories: Taylored Expressions Prairie Embossing Folder
Taylored Expressions Dies: Little Bits - Raccoon, Little Bits - Moose, Little Bits - Leaves, Pockets and Pages Essentials - 3x4 (word bubble)

One and Only You - Trees

Taylored Expressions Stamps: One and Only You and Coordinating Die
Paper: Toffee, Chocolate Truffle (TE), Fall Blessings 6x6 paper pad (Carta Bella)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Twine (TE), Sewing Machine
Taylored Expressions Dies: Build a Scene - Trees, Little Bits - Leaves, Pockets and Pages 3x4 Bubble Out


Eileen L. said...

Pretty colors on your flower and your tree card. That moose is just too cute.

Pam Sparks said...

Fabulous cards Joan! Love how you used the Bloomers Greenery to make the thanks card and the critters scene... Love it!

Michele Boyer said...

All three are so very cute! I especially love the first one with the bits of plaid. :)

Anonymous said...

Love all your cards today Joan! WOW! We just had so much fun stuff to design with this time! I always enjoy your work! TFS!

Pam Sparks said...

oops! I already commented on this post Joan! lol Guess I should look up next time! Not sure why it showed up as anonymous though. oh well, I'm just here spamming your comments! lol Have a great weekend!

Shannon White said...

OMGoodness these are all Fall-iciously Fabulous Miss Joan!! Wow!! 8-) Couldn't pick a favorite if I tried, they are all So Darling! Your creations always make me smile Sweet Lady! 8-)


Kim S said...

Such a fabulous trio of cards in wonderful fall colors!! LOVE your use of Bloomers around the "thanks". And that little moose and raccoon are just perfect on the "prairie"! I'm definitely copying your trees and blowing leaves - a great layout!