Thursday, May 26, 2016

Taylored Expressions and Therm O Web Week of Fun and Sharing Joy!!

Hello everyone!!! I have a special post for you today....Taylored Expressions is partnering with Therm O Web all week to share cards and inspiration. 
We would like to invite you to visit both the Taylored Expressions blog and the
Therm O Web blog for chances to win some amazing prizes....All the details and blog lists can be found there!! TE will be giving away a Deco Foil prize pack and Therm O Web will be giving away a $50 Gift Certificate to the TE Store. Details on how to enter can be found on the company blogs.

This was such a fun project...I just love the beautiful Deco Foil colors: Spring Green, Lilac, Silver, and Pink Melon. They look beautiful with the Lavender Glaze cardstock and the 
 TE Sequins!!

Here are the directions:

1. Cut A2 cardbase from Sugar Cube cardstock and fold in half
2. Die cut flowers and leaves from Deco Foil Toner Paper and adhere foil per manufactures instructions (I used my Cuttlebug).
3. Die Cut the following:
        a. Stitched Rectangle Stacklets from Lavender Glaze cardstock and emboss with          Dotted Lattice Embossing Folder
  b. Stitched Banner Stacklets from Oreo cardstock
4. Place Deco Foil Designer Stencil-Hello over Oreo banner diecut and secure. Trace stencil with the Deco Foil Adhesive Pen, remove stencil, add foil, and adhere per manufactures instructions (I ran it through the Cuttlebug).
5. Adhere Oreo banner to Lavender Glaze layer and then adhere to cardbase with foam tape.
6. Adhere foil flowers and leaves. Adhere black pearls to flower centers.
7. Adhere sequins.

Thanks so much for stopping sure to check out the Taylored Expressions blog and the Therm O Web blog for more inspiration and a chance to win some awesome goodies!!!

Supply List:
TE Cardstock: Lavender Glaze, Sugar Cube, Oreo
TE Dies: Stitched Rectangle Stacklets, Stitched Banner Stacklets, Mini Bloomers, Bloomers 3, Bugabee Flowers, Happily Ever After
Deco Foil Products: Deco Foil Toner Sheet, Deco Foil Adhesive Pen, Deco Foil Designer Stencil: Hello, Deco Foil Transfer Sheets: Spring Green, Lilac, Silver, Pink Melon
Other: Foam Tape, Scissors, Liquid Glue, TE Sequins - Hello Happiness, Black Pearls (KaiserCraft )

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Taylored Expressions May Release: March on For Freedom!!

Hello is the May Release Day at Taylored Expressions!!!! All the fabulous new products are available for purchase in the *New* section of the Taylored Expressions store...WOOT!!! Be sure to stop by the TE blog, also, to see if you are a winner...hope this is your lucky day!!!

My card today features the super cute and fun Marching On was cut out of Sugar Cube cardstock and adhered to the "city" that was cut with the previously released Downtown Border Die out of Toffee cardstock. Two borders were cut and adhered together....they were then adhered to the Blue Corn cardstock background that was embossed with the Firecracker Embossing Folder and sponged with white craft ink.

A Cherry Pop cardstock flag was cut with the Marching On was adhered to the white flag a little off center and a Blue Corn star from the Little Bits - Patriotic Confetti die set was adhered on top. To finish it off, the Freedom Script die was used to cut the sentiment out of Cherry Pop cardstock and adhered to the background.

Thanks for joining us this week for the TE May Release...we had sooo much fun!! I hope you found a little inspiration along the way!!

Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Dies: Marching On, Freedom Script, Downtown Border, Stitched Frame Stacklets 1, Little Bits - Patriotic Confetti
Paper: Toffee, Cherry Pop, Blue Corn, Sugar Cube (TE)
Ink: White Craft (SU)
Accessories: Embossing Folder - Fireworks (TE)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Taylored Expressions May Sneak Peeks: Colorful Strokes of Americana

Hello's day three of the  Taylored Expressions  May Sneak Peeks and I have a couple of fun cards for you today!! Don't you just love all the new TE goodies...this is such a fabulous release and I can't wait to get started but first....

Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week with some fabulous giveaways! Visit the  TE Blog to answer Taylor's Question of the Day for a chance to win a prize from the latest release!

My first card features the new Bold Brushstrokes stamp set...I just love the big sentiments!! I used my MISTI on the sentiment so it's really bold and filled in!! The background was created with the new Stroke of Genius 2 stamp set  and the frame was cutout of Lollipop cardstock with the new Stitched Frame Stacklets 1 die. 

The Sprinkles cardstock layer was embossed with the new Know the Ropes Embossing Folder and the TE Sequins ( Hello Happiness and Sweetheart) and twine finish it off. 

Supply List:

Taylored Expressions Stamps: Stroke of Genius 2, Bold Brushstrokes
Paper: Sugar Cube, Lollipop, Sprinkles,
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Rose Bud, Memento Pear Tart (Tsukineko), Pool Party (SU)
Accessories: Embossing Folder - Know the Ropes (TE),  TE Sequins - Hello Happiness, TE Sequins - Sweetheart,  Twine (The Twinery)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Stitched Frame Stacklets 1

My second card was created for July 4th...the new Americana Script die makes the perfect sentiment for a patriotic holiday!!  It was cutout of Sugar Cube cardstock and adhered to a hand cut banner cutout of Blue Corn cardstock. The star wreath was created with several TE dies: Little Bits - Patriotic Confetti, Tagging Along, and two previously released sets....Star Stacklets, and Little Bits - Stamp of Approval. The stars were cut from Blue Corn, Sugar Cube, and Cherry Pop cardstock and adhered with glue, foam dots, and glue dots.

The background Toffee layer was cutout with the previously released Stitched Square Stacklets, embossed with the Lots of Stars Embossing Folder, and a white craft ink pad was run over the stars to give them a little color. The twine bow is the finishing touch. 

Supply List:

Taylored Expressions Dies: Americana Script, Tagging Along (star), Little Bits - Patriotic Confetti (star), Star Stacklets, Little Bits - Stamp of Approval (star), Stitched Square Stacklets
Paper: Toffee, Blue Corn, Cherry Pop, Sugar Cube (TE)
Ink: White Craft (SU)
Accessories: Embossing Folder - Lots of Stars (TE), Twine (The Twinery)

Thanks so much for stopping by today...If you would like to see more projects and new product info, please head on over to the  TE Blog for a complete list of our participating designers!!  Remember...the release is tomorrow...Thursday, May 5, at 7:00AM PST (9:00AM CST)