Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Taylored Expression July Release - Day 1

 

July Release At a Glance
  • We have sneak peeks to share Wednesday and Thursday.  All of the new products will be available for purchase on Friday, July 1st 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 GIVEAWAY, on Thursday 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 close Thursday 7/30 at 7pm PST for the drawings.
I am very excited to be here today with my first post as a member of the Bakers Dozen! My first card uses the new In The Clouds stamp set , the Cloud Border Die, and the Blimps & Banner Dies.  This stamp set is just so cute and fun and all Taylor's stamps are from top quality deeply etched rubber in a cute shade of pink and come on EZ Mount already trimmed and ready to use with your acrylic blocks.



In the Clouds is illustrated by Nancy McKinney as part of the Whimsical Wishes line. For my card I stamped the blimps , colored them with Copics and cut them out with the blimp dies. I used one of the banner dies that I cut from my DP and stamped one of the sentiments included in the set. 

For my clouds I cut out two borders with the Cloud Border Die, ran them though my Cuttlebug with the Swiss Dot Embossing Folder, and then I sponged ink on the edges of the clouds.


 I stamped the hearts from the stamp set behind the smaller blimp. My papers are from Mind's Eye Lime Twist Fly a Kite. I added some machine stitching and twine to finish off my card.



My next card uses Life is Circus and the Star Border Die. Life is a Circus is illustrated by Doug Applegate for the Apple Doodle Ink line. Life is a Circus is a full sized set on a 5.75" x 8.5" full color sturdy storage panel and  includes 17 images.


I colored my lion with Copics and cut him out. I stamped the tent and then paper pieced the it. The inside of the tent is colored with Copics and I sponged the background. .


My lion is popped up with dimensional dots. I stamped the ticket stamp from the set and cut it out.


I added one of the sentiments from the set, colored it with Copics and cut it out with a circle punch. The sentiments in this set  give you lots of options for both kid and adult cards. My paper area from Echo Park Dots & Stripes Metropolitan Collection.



Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you'll pop around to all of the  amazing Baker's Dozen blogs and check out all of the sneak peeks with the new stamp sets! I will be back tomorrow with more previews of July's stamp sets.

     Danielle Lounds 
     Jami Sibley 
     Jodi Collins 
     Karen Giron 
     Karen Motz 
     Melissa Sauls 
     Melody Rupple 
     Nancy McKinney 
     Regina Mangum 
     Sankari Wegman 
     Tori Wild
     Wanda Guess


30 comments :

  1. So adorable, Melody! Love your stitching on the blimp card! So glad to have you on the team! :)

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  2. Gorgeous, Melody, and congratulations on being a new member of the Baker's Dozen. . .how awesome :D

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  3. WOW! Lovin' these cards! Love your hills and the dotty textured clouds! Awesome!
    AND... your lion card so much cuteness...love everything!! LOL!

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  4. Out of the park amazing!! LOVE the little scene you created for the blimp - the stitching is so cute! And your polka dot tent is adorable with the little lion out front - I love it!

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  5. Two very lovely cards. Thanks for the sneek peek and congrats on becoming the newest member of the Bakers Dozen!

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  6. Melody I am so excited to have you on the team! Your sky scene is so cute - love all the details! And you're circus card is perfection with the mix of bold patterns!!

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  7. Love all of the texture on your cards. Fabulous job!

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  8. Your cards are wonderful. Love your use of texture on the blimp card. So awesome!!! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Congrats on the new role at TE!! Love all the textures and layers and fun embellies on the cards, fablulous! Your coloring and sponging is wonderful!!

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  10. I am so jealous of the ability to sew on cards...I just can't do it! Beautiful job and love the new dies and stamps.

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  11. Yay, Melody! I love your work and I'm so glad you are joining us. Woo hoo! Love your darling lion and your blimp card has such gorgeous dimension. XOXO

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  12. Gorgeous colors. Everything goes together so well and love the added dimension the stripes on the hills provides. ADORABLE!

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  13. I really do adore your blimp card! The embossed clouds and sewing is perfect! Super cute Circus card too!

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  14. Hi Melody - beautiful cards - I like how you did the clouds with the dotted swill embossing folder and blue tips. Your circus card is so very colorful and adorable. Hugs, Sharon :o)

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  15. These cards are adorable! I love them!

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  16. Fantastic cards!!! I love them!

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  17. Oh wow, these are so fun to look at. Your circus card just makes me smile.

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  18. Another creative way to use the cloud die! Love your cards.

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  19. The scene on both cards are fabulous !! Wonderful creations.

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  20. Melody this is amazing!!! I adore those embossed clouds and the beautiful landscape that you created and the lion with the tent behind is just brilliant!!! I adore your creations and your style girl!!!
    Big hugs,
    Sankari :)

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  21. Such cute cards Melody. The images, the coloring, the embossed clouds, the stitching... just perfect!

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  22. Great cards! Some of my favorite color combos.

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  23. Fantastic cards! Love the trail of hearts and sponged clouds! The lion in the tent is too cute!! Congrats on the DT spot :)

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  24. Congrats on the DT spot! I love your cards!!!!!! Soooo cute!! The blimp is my fave with the hearts:D

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  25. These are adorable! I love the paper piecing!

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  26. LOVE the texture on the clouds!!! How AWESOME! LOVE both of your cards my friend!!!

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  27. Both of these are just so fun! HOw happy and bright!

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  28. Oh wow! Love the scenes you created on both of the cards... and all that stitching on the first!! :)

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