Taylored Expressions November Sneak Peeks: In Other Words – Tea and Take Your Place die

Hello! Welcome to the third day of Taylored Expressions November Sneak Peeks! The Baker’s Dozen is kicking off 4 days of projects (3 days of peeks and release day). We are releasing 20 new dies, 8 stamp sets, 2 embossing folders, 1 cutting plate, new pre-printed calendars, 1 set of punchables and 4 new cardstock colors! All products will be released on Thursday, November 6, @ 7 AM PST.

Tea Time by Jen Shults

My first card uses In Other Words – Tea. This stamp set is wonderfully illustrated and was a lot of fun to color. I stamped the image on Sugar Cube cardstock using Memento Tuxedo black and colored it with Copic Markers. I cut the image out with Label Stacklets 6 and matted it in Toffee cardstock. The background was made by embossing Saltwater Taffy cardstock with the Lots of Dots embossing folder and layering it with a bit of cardstock from Doodlebug’s Kraft in Color designer paper. I then added a bit of seam binding and a small doily, also from Doodlebug. I made the bow out of seam binding using a Bow Easy.


My second project is a treat bag made using the new Take Your Place die. This die is SO FUN. You can use it for placecards or as a treat bag topper!

Thanks Treat Bag by Jen Shults

To start the treat bag I die cut the Take Your Place die out of Chocolate Truffle cardstock and then cut a 4″ x 11″ piece of Pumpkin Cardstock that I scored at 4 1/4″, 5 1/2″, and 6 3/4″. I then accordion folded the cardstock so it sat up like a gift bag. I layered the front of the Pumpkin cardstock with a bit of Chocolate Truffle and designer paper from Kraft in Color (Doodlebug). To make the decorative top I layered the front flap of the Take Your Place die cut with Pumpkin cardstock and brown polka dot paper from Kraft in Color. I then made a flower using the Friendship Blooms flowers and the smallest flower from Patio Party. I added branches from Branches, Banner and Bloom. I separated the flower from the branches with a twine bow and added and epoxy dot from MME to the center of the flower. The sentiment was cut from the Thanks included in Shades of Thanks. I cut three of these and stacked them to add dimension.  The white banner behind the sentiment was cut using the Napkin Ring die. To finish off I tucked a wide fishtail banner cut using Banner Stacklets 1 that I embossed with the Lots of Dots embossing folder.



Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week with some fabulous giveaways! Visit the TE Blog each Sneak Peek Day this week for details on how you can enter to win. 

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