Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Taylored Expressions October Release Day 2



October 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, October 6th at 8 am PST. You'll find it all in the Fresh out of the OvenDepartment 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 close Wednesday 10/5 at 7pm PST for the drawings.


I am excited to share my card with you today!! Peaceful Poinsettias is such an elegant set! It gives you options for both open line and solid stamping to create beautiful layered poinsettias along with heartfelt sentiments. On my card today I used the opened line stamps and colored with Copic Markers. But I think the solid stamps, along with the coordinating dies would be perfect for a card that you could mass produce. The Poinsettia Taylored Die Set is a set of five dies, so easy to use, and such a beautiful effect!


My papers and ribbon are from the new Holiday Wonder Project Pantry Kit.

The Holiday Wonder Project Pantry Basic Recipe Kit is $11.95 and includes:
Authentique Wonder 6x6 pad
10 sheets of 8.5" x 11" cardstock in coordinating colors
6 yards of ribbon (2 yards each of 3 different styles)

Optional Spice it Up Ingredients (choose any or all) are:6 yards of ribbon (2 yards each of 3 different styles)
Optional Spice it Up Ingredients (choose any or all) are:
  • Decorative Brad Mix
  • Red/Green Paper Roses
  • Christmas Glitter Assortment
  • Red Pearls
  • Coordinating Copic Markers
  • Additional Cardstock Pack
  • Additional Ribbon Bundle
On my card I added twine, gold rhinestones from Taylors Multi-color Twinkles, stitching, and one of the beautiful sentiments from the stamp set. The scalloped border is done with TE Medium Scallop Border die.

Here is a close up of the Poinsettia. You can see how I have four different layers, three different size flowers and the center of the flower. I think it is just SO pretty!


On the inside I stamped another great sentiment, perfect for the inside of a card and another Poinsettia. Here you can see the solid stamp poinsettia. 



Thanks for stopping by! I will back tomorrow with another new stamp preview.  Be sure to stop by all the designers blogs today for lots more inspiration!


  • Charmaine Ikach
  • Danielle Lounds
  • Jami Sibley
  • Jen Shults
  • Jodi Collins
  • Karen Giron
  • Karen Motz
  • Melissa Sauls
  • Melody Rupple
  • Regina Mangum
  • Sankari Wegman
  • Taylor VanBruggen
  • Tori Wild
  • Wanda Guess

  • 21 comments :

    1. Gorgeous card, Melody! Your papers match so well with that set :D

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    2. wow, the inside of your card is to die for!!! Such pretty papers and awesome copic coloring skills!

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    3. What a wonderful card Melody.

      Hugs Riet.xx

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    4. Have to say, this card is one of my favorites! You do such beautiful work.

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    5. So so gorgeous...a stunner!!! And the inside is wonderful too!

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    6. Beautiful card--love the inside too!

      Chris L.

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    7. Absolutely a beautiful card. Love your paper selections.

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    8. Love this card! The inside is decorated so beautifully as well!

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    9. This is beautiful Melody! Very traditional and classic. Your coloring is lovely. I just love sets that have coordinating dies, don't you? SO excited for the sneaks on FB tomorrow night! EEEEEEE!

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    10. Absolutely gorgeous, inside and out, Melody! I love how perfectly this is put together. XOXO

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    11. The poinsettia is beautiful! Amazing release this month!

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    12. Man oh man, this card is beautiful from the outside to the inside. Wow!

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    13. Hi Melody! I'm really loving the poinsettia & the matching dies. Wonderful colouring too!

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    14. Elegant is exactly the right word for this card!

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    15. This is just wow. I love the way you colored the flower and curled the petals. Your paper choices and layering are perfect. Just gorgeous!

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    16. This is BEAUTIFUL! The layered poinsettia is just STUNNING!!!

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