May 10, 2012

Taylored Expressions Calendar Challenge May!


Hi everyone!  Happy Thursday!

Today I have another page of my Desktop Calendar to share with you as part of the Taylored Expressions Calendar Challenge!  I had so much fun creating this!  There are lots of fabulous of calendar products available HERE at Taylored Expressions....we'd love you to play along...Taylor's blog has all the deets!

I had so much fun creating this month's page!  I started with the gorgeous new Petite set, Daisy Bouquet, from Taylored Expressions, and I stamped the image in Memento Tuxedo Black onto Choice Snow White Cardstock.  I colored the image with Copic Markers and then fussy cut it out.  I used the fabulous full color storage panel from the set as a basis for the colors I used.


The patterned paper is the new Indie Chic Saffron from My Minds Eye, which I ADORE.  I added a strip of patterned paper and then layered another pattern over it that I cut with the From The Heart Frame Taylored Die.  The sentiment, "Love You", from Daisy Bouquet, was stamped onto a piece of Choice Snow White Cardstock cut with the new Mini Tags Taylored Dies (swoon!), and I tied it around the vase with a bit of jute twine.

I sponged the edges of the patterned paper panels, and the mini tag, using Frayed Burlap Distress Ink!  LOVE LOVE LOVE these inks for sponging...they make me happy!   Here is a closeup of the vase of flowers.


Here is a peek at the packaging on Daisy Bouquet.  See how I simply colored mine in the same colors?  Easy peasy!


Here are the Taylored Dies I've used on my card:



Make sure to check out the fabulous calendar inspiration by visiting these fabulous ladies:
Thanks SO much for stopping by!
 
Recipe:
Stamps:  Daisy Bouquet from Taylored Expressions
Paper:  Choice Snow White (TE) and Indie Chic Saffron (My Minds Eye)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
Accessories:  Copic Markers, Mini Tags Taylored Dies, From The Heart Taylored Die, Jute Twine, and Foam Tape

Jodi

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12 comments:

  1. This is perfect for May flowers and I adore the way you layered the vase over the die and don't you just love those Indie papers??

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  2. Beautiful coloring on your May bouquet Jodi!

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  3. I had hoped to play today and the funny thing is that I wanted to use that stamp with that calendar! I adore what you did and I still need to get mine done for my desk.

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  4. This is just wonderful! I love all the color in your bouquet! Genius! Happy day to you Jodi! XOXO

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  5. Beautiful and bright.

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  6. Wow! Your flowers are beautiful. They really pop on your page.

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  7. eek...I haven't even made Mays calendar page yet..totally forgot about it...been making invites and banners and signs etc for my DD's Graduation open house that is in 2 weeks...but I had better get a calendar page made soon...yours is tooo darling...as always ..love it

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  8. Very pretty! Love the flowers and the colors. The tiny tag die is awesome! :o)

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  9. This is so sweet! The chevron pattern background is perfect here...love it!

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  10. Very cool post. I just recently started following your blog, but I look forward to contributing more in the future

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