I have two posts today so please scroll down for my Tiddly Inks Challenge post. 🙂
Today I am using a SUPER CUTE new Petite stamp set from Taylored Expressions called Love Shack. This is the first of a new line of stamps concepted by Jami Sibley and illustrated by Doug Applegate for the Apple Doodle Ink line that will feature cute little houses! First up is this adorable house full of hearts that is PERFECT for Valentine’s Day! This set includes 9 images/sentiments and like all Taylored Expressions stamps they are made of high quality red rubber, pretrimmed and mounted on EZ Mount cling foam so they are ready to use as soon as you get them.
To start my card I stamped the house onto Choice Buttercream cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored the image with Copic Markers, cut it out and added Stardust Stickles to the windows. I’m working on using more white space in my designs (it’s my goal for the year… we’ll see how it goes, lol) so I kept the background neutral and embossed the Buttercream panel with Taylor’s Lots of Dots Impressions Plate and matted it on cardstock from this month’s Valentine Project Pantry Basic Kit. I then created my layout using paper from American Crafts With Love collection, also included in the Valentine Project Pantry Basic Kit. I cut a super cute border using the brand new Jumbo Heart Border die (which I LOVE!!) and trimmed it so it was a bit shorter than the width of the page. I saved the little hearts that popped out of the middle to use to represent the hearts that are coming out of the chimney of the stamp. I stamped one of the sentiments from the set on more Buttercream CS and then cut it out using a Spellbinders Pennant die. The hearts on the sentiment are die cut using the new Hearts A Plenty Taylored Die. To finish it all off I added three cute little heart shaped buttons that are available as part of the Valentine Project Pantry Spice It Up Kit.
Taylored Dies and Impression Plates used on this card:
I also have another fun little thing for you today that you can go grab right now over at the Taylored Expressions Store for FREE! It’s a Moka Hair Color Chart that Nancy McKinnley designed for Taylor and she asked me to color up for you all as a handy Copic guideline tool. There are two versions… one that pre-colored and a blank one if you’d like to make your own! Hop on over there and check it out! I hope it will be a handy resource for you!!
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.
I hope you enjoyed my card for today! Please be sure to hop around and comment on all of the other Baker’s Dozen Design Team members projects today! They are amazing!!
- Charmaine Ikach
- Danielle Lounds
- Jami Sibley
- Jen Shults
- Jodi Collins
- Karen Giron
- Melissa Sauls
- Melody Rupple
- Regina Mangum
- Sankari Wegman
- Taylor VanBruggen
- Tori Wild
- Wanda Guess