Cards by Kerri

Monday, December 5, 2016

TE Sneak Peeks: How Sweet It Is...


Hello! It's Day 1 of December Sneak Peeks from Taylored Expressions and love is in the air! I just love creating valentines and the new stamps and dies make it even more fun:) All of the new products will be available on Thursday, December 8th at 7 AM PDT!

For my first peek today, I used the new set How Sweet It Is. This set comes with several sentiments that you can piece together to customize your own sentiment!

I started by stamping the bg with the new Brushed Hearts Background Stamp along with some Sprinkles Ink. I then stamped the first part of my sentiment using Oreo Ink directly over the top. I cut a heart using Sugar Cube cs and the Stitched  Heart Stacklets. I stamped the "loved" sentiment using first VersaMark Ink and then some Cherry Pop Ink and embossed with Zing! Clear Embossing Powder. I stamped the "by you" underneath using Oreo Ink once again.

To finish it off, I added some TE Sweetheart Sequins. Here's a close up:





For my next peek, I used the new Filled With Love Stamp and Die Combo:


I started by stamping the conversation hearts using Lemon Meringue, Candy Corn, Peapod, Lollipop, and Jelly Donut Ink, then cut them out with the included die. I stamped the Mason Jar using Oreo Ink and cut it out with the coordinating Mason Jar Dies. I made a shaker and placed the conversation hearts inside. I tied a piece of baker's twine around the lid and added the little tag cut with a Tag Stacklets 3 Die and popped another conversation heart on top.

For the background I used a heart cut with a Stitched Heart Stacklets Die and stamped a sentiment from the Filled with Love Stamp and Die Combo using Oreo Ink. The strip of dp is Doodlebug Sweet Things and I added some more TE Sweetheart Sequins. The white bg is embossed with the new Conversation Hearts Embossing Folder which is difficult to see in the pictures.








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!

Thanks for stopping by! If you'd like to see more projects and new product information, please head over to the TE Blog for a complete list of our participating designers! I'll be back tomorrow for more peeks!

Kerri

Thursday, November 3, 2016

TE Release Day: Romans 8:31 Bookmark


Hello! It's Release Day at Taylored Expressions which means that all of the new products are available NOW in the TE Store!

For my final project this release, I used the fab new Herringbone Embossing Folder as well as the awesome new Be Still Stamp Set.


I cut the base of my bookmark using a Build a Bookmark Die along with some Blue Corn cs. I then cut the Toffee layer using the Mark Your Spot Bookmark Die. I embossed the Toffee layer with the new Herringbone Embossing Folder and added some Pebbles Warm & Cozy dp to the bottom. 

I stamped the verse from Be Still using some new Blue Corn Ink and cut it out with a Stitched Oval Stacklets Die. Finally, I added some twine and some TE Harvest Sequins and it was complete! 

Thanks for stopping by! If you'd like to see more projects and new product information, please head over to the TE Blog for a complete list of our participating designers! Happy Shopping!

Kerri


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

TE Sneak Peeks: Initially Home Decor!


Hello! It's Day 3 of Sneak Peeks from Taylored Expressions and all of the new products will be available tomorrow at 7 AM PDT!

I have several projects to share with you today using the new Initially Letter Dies! First, I created a couple of frames for my kiddos:


To add dimension, I cut the Initially Letters A and C out of Sugar Cube cs 6 times and layered them together. I then added the top layer of dp. I found a two pack of frames at a local craft store, and simply added some dp under the mat and adhered the letter on top. I took the glass out and it was a super simple project!


I used dp that coordinates with their rooms. For the A I used American Crafts Plus One and for the C I used Pebbles Warm & Cozy.


For my next project I made a fun little holiday sign. I used the Initially Letters H, O, M, E and once again cut them out several times to add dimension. The dp I used is Simple Stories DIY Christmas. I found the wood sign at a local craft store and white washed it. I added my letters and stamped a sentiment on the bottom using some Oreo Ink and a sentiment from the In & Out Christmas Stamp Set.


Finally, I made a fun little Halloween block sign using the smaller letters that come with the Initially Letter Dies. I spray painted the wood blocks black, and then added some Echo Park Apothecary dp. I cut more dp out using a Stitched Circle Stacklets Die and then added my letters. I then applied decoupage glue and it was complete! Another quick and easy project:)

Taylor is running a promotion with the Initially Monogram Dies:


Also, 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!



Thanks for stopping by! If you'd like to see more projects and new product information, please head over to the TE Blog for a complete list of our participating designers! I'll be back tomorrow for release day!

Kerri