May 2, 2012

Taylored Expressions Previews: Day Three!

Hi everyone!  Happy Wednesday!

May 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, March 3rd 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.
  • Mystery Baker's Dozen Blog Giveaway: Each day, one lucky blog commenter will be chosen by random draw to win a $10 TE Gift Certificate.  Winners will be chosen from a different Baker's Dozen blog each day and will be announced on Taylor's blog on Release Day!  Be sure to hop around to see all the sneak peeks and leave comments on each and every blog for more chances to win. Limit one comment per blog per day, please.  Comments for the drawings close Wednesday 5/2 at 7pm PST.
 I have two projects to share with you today!  My first card features two new sets, the GORGEOUS Oops A Daisy and the stunning Daisy Bouquet, both illustrated by Nancy McKinney for the Whimsical Wishes line at Taylored Expressions

Normally, I lean towards to more cutesy look, but I must admit, I LOVE how this card came out!  All of the patterned paper is Howdy Doody from My Minds Eye, and I stamped the daisies in Memento Tuxedo Black onto Choice Buttercream Cardstock.  I cut them out using the fabulous new Daisy Taylored Dies, which coordinate perfectly with Oops A Daisy!  I then colored them with Copic Markers and used Spica Glitter Pens to give them a bit of sparkles in the centers.

I added some yummy crochet trim and jute twine from my stash.  I then cut a tag with the new Mini Tags Taylored Dies (you need these...Oh my word!  LOVE them!) out of some patterned paper.  I stamped a sentiment from Daisy Bouquet "Happy Birthday" and then attached it to the card with some more twine.  All of the edges on the panels and the tag were given a bit of texture with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink.

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

And here are the Taylored Dies I've used on this card:

Next up I created a set of four clean and simple cards using the Father's Day Digi!  I printed out four of them, cut them with Circle Nestabilities and then colored them with Copic Markers.  I inked all of the edges with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink to give the panels some definition.

Here is a picture of the set of four:

All of the patterned paper is Be Amazing from My Minds Eye.  I added rhinestone circles around the focal panels and then cut out two other circles of patterned paper.  I also cut out stars using the Seeing Stars Taylored Die and then added them as well.  The bottom corners were all rounded with the Corner Chomper.

The Father's Day Digi is FREE with the purchase of any May Release Bundle and there are several to choose from.  The Digi is not being offered for sale.   You will download both an open line image and a 2nd pre-colored image for super fun, quick cards and projects.  You will also be able to download an inspiration sheet showing all of the projects created by the Baker's Dozen this week.  Be sure to check out the Bundle Options on the Specials page on Release Day, Thursday.

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

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

Check out what the rest of the Baker's Dozen have created here:
Thanks SO much for stopping by!

Happy Birthday Recipe:
Stamps:  Oops A Daisy and Daisy Bouquet from Taylored Expressions
Paper:  Kraft (MFT), Choice Buttercream (TE) and Howdy Doody (My Minds Eye)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
Accessories:  Copic Markers, Circle Nestabilities, Mini Tags Taylored Dies, Vintage Brads, Crocheted Ribbon, Jute Twine and Foam Tape

Happy Father's Day Recipe:
Stamps:  Happy Father's Day Digi from Taylored Expressions
Paper: Kraft (MFT), Choice Buttercream (TE) and Be Amazing (My Minds Eye)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
Accessories:  Copic Markers, Circle Nestabilities, Rhinestone Circles, Seeing Stars Taylored Die, Corner Chomper and Foam Tape

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  1. absolutely FABULOUS cards! wow!!!!!

  2. Oooooooh Jodi - these are FABULOUS! I LOVE the graduated shading on your stunning daisy card and love the color combo and layout of your terrific Father's Day cards too!!

  3. Beautiful cards! Love that lace!

  4. Great cards! Love the lace on the first and all the circles and bling on the second.

  5. Beautiful coloring and such a sweet design with the daisy card! Your Father's Day cards look fantastic!

  6. Both cards are great, but I really like the sketch you used on the Father's Day card.

  7. Both cards are Beautiful!! Love the sweet daisies & the Father's day card is just terrific!! LOVE!!

  8. very pretty daisy flower card! Fathers day cards too!

  9. oh... that daisy card is just gorgeous! fantastic father's day cards!

  10. I really love your daisy card. The crochet lace just makes it more special.

  11. the crochet trim.

  12. Love your layout and the colors of the daisies! Great FD cards! ;o)

  13. Love your cards...the first one is so pretty with the lacy "ribbon" and the second one is prefect for a dad.

  14. Wonderful, Jodi! LOVE the daisy card and all the great distressing! And the set of FD cards are so fun with the circular bling!

  15. These are both great, love the colours on the Fathers Day card.

  16. I love your cards today! Your Father's day card is very masculine even with that circle of bling, love it~


  17. I love that flower card! It's so bright and cheery and I love the lace! The fathers day card is great with all of those die cuts too! Very masculine yet fun!

  18. the CAS cards are fabulous, and the floral is a beauty


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