Monday, May 2, 2016

Taylored Expression May Sneak Peeks - Tagging Along

Hi and thanks for stopping by today! I am starting off the week with Sneak Peeks of the Taylored Expressions' May Release and a few ideas for teacher gifts as the school year comes to an end. 
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!


TE is releasing a new favor/gift box die called Tagging Along. The box is easy to put together and large enough to hold a few treats, a small present, and a gift card. The Tagging Along Die also includes a tag die, a die that allows you to add different paper to the sides of the box, and a few different shaped eyelets to add to the top of the box.  

I created the globe with the new Whole Wide World Die and I added the sentiment with the new Toe-ally Awesome Stamp Set. 


Here's the second box I created. I embossed the front of box with the new Know The Ropes Embossing Folder. This sentiment is also from the Toe-ally Awesome Stamp Set. I stamped the sentiment in white pigment ink and embossed with white embossing powder. I used the Apple Stacklets and the Apple Stems and Seeds Dies to put together the apple, adding a little detail with a white gel pen. The button is cut with the Little Bits - Buttons Die. 

All the new products will be released on Thursday, the 5th of April at 7 AM PST.

If you'd like to see more projects and new product information, please head over to the TE Blog for a complete blog roll of all our participating Designers!

Here are the products I used to create my card:

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Charming

Hi Everyone! I really do appreciate you stopping by my blog! It a start of a new month and time for a new Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Charming. 

I hope you get a chance to play along. The LEAD of this challenge will be invited as a Guest Designer in a future challenge.


The pretty colors and touches of vintage charm inspired me to create a quilt for my card front. 


The template for the quilt is die cut with the Quilted Cutting Plate from Taylored Expressions. Then I inlayed three different paper patterns to form the quilt pattern.


The sentiment is from the A Thousand Stitches Stamp Set. I used the Little Bits - Buttons and Needle & Thread die to add the embellishments. 

Charming Designers

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Sewing Mend the Soul

Hi Friends! Hope you are enjoying a nice weekend. I have two more projects to share from Taylored Expressions' April Release. And be sure to stop by on Monday! I will kicking off the week with sneak peeks of the TE May Release.


First up is a little gift for one of my niece's who will be going off to college in the fall. I filled the sweet jar with buttons, sewing needles, neutral colors of thread, and small pair of scissors.

The base of the tag is created with the Tag Stacklets 2. The white background is embossed with the Cross Stitch Embossing Folder. I used the Little Bits Sewing Machine to added the antique sewing machine and the Little Bits Buttons to add the little felt buttons. The sentiment is from the A Thousand Stitches Stamp Set.


Next up is a card with a gift card holder created with the Some Like It Hot Stamp Set and the Stacked Coffee Mugs Die. The white frame is cut with the Frame in Frame Cutting Plate. 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!

Here are products I used to create my projects: