Taylored Expressions January Spotlights: Graphic Greetings Valentine

It’s the final spotlight day of the January Taylored Expressions release. 🙁 I’m a little sad. This month’s release has been so amazing, I’m a little bummed to have the fun end! BUT never fear, I’ll be using these stamps A LOT in the near future. 🙂

I am spotlighting the newest addition to the Graphic Greetings a la carte line: Graphic Greetings Valentine. I LOVE THIS STAMP. It’s part of the TE line designed by Taylor and she’s ROCKING these Graphic Greetings stamps! 🙂

Be Mine, handmade card by Jen Shults

I’m finished this month’s release back where I started, with a Chalkboard Technique card. To do this technique I cut a piece of black cardstock bigger than my stamp. I used ColorBox Frost White ink and a tiny sponge dauber to very gently ink the black paper randomly with white. I blotted A LOT on a scrap piece of paper before applying the ink to the cardstock. Once I had the chalkdust right I used the ColorBox Frost White to stamp the Graphic Greetings Valentine on the   ‘chalkboard’. Be sure to heat set your ink after this step as the ink is a slow drying ink. Once the ink was dry I used a Ranger Picket Fence Distress Marker to go back over some areas of the stamp to make the white more opaque.

The designer paper, cardstock (except the black) and the ribbon I used are all from this month’s Project Pantry kit. The black cardstock I used is Raven Bazzil cardstock. I also used a button from my stash and a bit of burlap twine thread. The hearts were die cut using the Cupid’s Arrow Die set (I TOLD you I LOVE this die set, lol).

Be Mine, handmade card by Jen Shults

Well that’s it for me today! I hope you’ve enjoyed this month’s release! Do you have a favorite stamp set or project from this release? I’d love to know what it is!

Be sure to visit the rest of the team for one last day of FABULOUS inspiration!

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