Taylored Expressions Preview Day 3!!

Hi everyone! I’m back today with the third day of Taylored Expressions Previews and I have two new Taylored Expressions sets to share with you!!!

For my first project I have a brand new addition to the very cute Animals In Love A La Carte series…. Dachshunds in Love. These little guys are too cute AND are perfect for me because my parents always had dachshunds when I was little. They are just the best dogs!

I kept my card clean and simple and started with a Choice Snow White cardstock base (5.25″ x 5.25″) and layered that with another piece of white matted in cardstock from the Valentine Project Pantry kit. I colored the Dachshunds with Copics and used the out of the box technique to cut them out using a Spellbinders Circle die and matted that on another circle cut from the same red cardstock. To finish off the card I used a bit of the ribbon from the Project Pantry kit to add a bow at the top.

For my second project I made the first of a set of  treats for my daughter’s classmates for Valentines day using the AWESOME Heart Favor Box and the second addition of the Totally Tags series… Totally Tags Valentines! I LOVE these tags and the set comes with NINE gorgeous tags! They make quick work of making easy and gorgeous treat boxes!

To make the boxes I die cut the treat boxes first. I was able to get two boxes out of one 8.5″x11″ piece of cardstock. Then I lined the box with designer paper from the Valentine Project Pantry kit. Then I stamped a variety of tags on Snow White Choice cardstock and colored them with Copics. I cut them out with the matching Totally Tags Dies and then to create the mattes I traced around the dies on colored cardstock and cut them out by hand. To finish them off I used my Crop a Dile to punch holes and tied the tags onto the boxes with twine. I love how cute and simple they are!

Taylored Dies used on my projects today:

Totally Tags   Heart Favor Box

January 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, January 5th 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 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 1/4 at 7pm PST for the drawings.

Be sure to check out all the project from the rest of the Baker’s Dozen Design Team!!

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