June 6, 2012

Taylored Expressions Previews: Day Three!


Hi everyone!  Happy Wednesday!

June Release At a Glance
  • We have sneak peeks to share Monday through Wednesday.  All of the new products will be available for purchase on Thursday, June 7th at 8 am PST. You'll find it all in the Fresh out of the Oven Department at the Taylored Expressions Store.
  • Join us as a fan on Facebook for an early peek at the stamp sets, as well as a SPECIAL      Facebook GIVEAWAY, on Wednesday night beginning at approximately 6 pm PST.
I am SO excited to share a GORGEOUS set with you today...Forever In Bloom!  This is a beautiful set illustrated by Nancy McKinney for the Whimsical Wishes line at Taylored Expressions.  This set includes both open line images (which I used) and solid images.  Also being released on Thursday are the coordinating Hydrangea Blooms Taylored Dies!

For my card I started by stamping the hydrangeas in Memento Tuxedo Black onto Choice Buttercream Cardstock and cut them out using the Hydrangea Blooms Taylored Die.  I colored them with Copic Markers and then added Taylor's Tiny Twinkles in the center of each flower.

I cut two circles of Choice Buttercream using Circle Nestabilities and on the smaller one, left the paper inside the die and sponged the inside with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink.  I then popped up the hydrangea with Foam Tape and added in leaves that I colored and cut as well.


All of the patterned paper is Indie Chic Saffron from My Minds Eye and I created a layered flag element but cutting just the edges of the yellow pattern and Choice Buttercream panel with the Fly Your Flag 3 Taylored Die.  Here is a closeup of the hydrangea.  LOVE these flowers!!


I added a border with the Majestic Border Taylored Die and then added some Lace Ribbon, purple ribbon and twine.  I stamped the sentiment, "Celebrate Today" onto a piece of Choice Buttercream Cardstock cut with the Fly Your Flag 2 Taylored Die.  I tucked it under the ribbon and then added a heart cut with the Mini Tags Taylored Dies, tied with some twine and adorned with a rhinestone.  I am loving how that came out.  Here is a closeup:


Here are the Copic Markers I've used on my card:


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






Head on over and check out what the rest of the Baker's Dozen have cooked up today here:
 Thanks SO much for stopping by!  Hope to see you back tomorrow for release day!  Wahoo!!

Recipe:
Stamps:  Forever In Bloom from Taylored Expressions
Paper: Kraft (MFT), Choice Buttercream (TE) and Indie Chic Saffron (My Minds Eye)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
Accessories:  Hydrangea Blooms Taylored Die, Majestic Border Taylored Die, Mini Tags Taylored Die, Fly Your Flag 2 Taylored Die, Fly Your Flag 3 Taylored Die, Copic Markers, Taylor's Tiny Twinkles, Lace Ribbon, Plum Pudding Saddle Stitch Ribbon, Twine, Rhinestone and Foam Tape

Jodi
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12 comments:

  1. So pretty! Great layering of trim/borders. Great work!

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  2. Wow! I love every one of your embellishments and you were not stingy with using them on this oh so pretty card!

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  3. Gorgeous, Jodi! LOVE the twinkles in the center of the hydrangea and all of the beautiful details!

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  4. Wow, this is so beautiful, love your great design

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  5. woweeee! love that fun stitching! gorgeous card!

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  6. Gorgeous! I love all the details.

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  7. Simply gorgeous and fabulous! I love the deep purple on your hydrangeas - I'm saving your color choices! Awesome layout too!

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  8. This is a gorgeous card! Love the image, and all the stunning details like the ribbon and twine etc.!

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  9. Absolutely GORGEOUS!!...love the soft colors and those mini tags are really catching my eye. They look fun to play with. :)

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  10. Gorgeous colors and layers!! Wow, this is fabulous!

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