Taylored Expressions Previews Day 3!!!

We have sneak peeks to share Monday through Wednesday.  All of the new products will be available for purchase on Thursday, October 6th 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 SPECIALFacebook 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 10/5 at 7pm PST for the drawings.

Today we are previewing two new sets…. Glad Tidings and Wreaths of Joy. I am working with Glad Tidings today.

Glad Tidings is a super cute spiritual Christmas set brought to us by Doug Applegate that includes a build it your self nativity scene and 5 sentiments.

I went a little masking crazy again with today’s card, lol. I used a total of 6 stamps from the Glad Tidings set and one of the new sentiments from the FABULOUS Banner Holiday set. I hope this is helpful for anyone planning to use this set but here is the order I used when I stamped out the scene. I basically work from front to back of the scene so the donkey/mule came first, Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus second, the shelter, the palm tree and then the star was stamped out separate. Each time I stamped an image I immediately stamped it off without re-inking onto a large Post It note pad that was waiting near by, making sure the image over lapped onto the sticky strip as much as possible. I would then cut out the image as precisely as possible trying to stay to the middle of the ink lines and then I’d pop it on top of what I had just stamped out. Repeat, repeat, repeat until I had everything all done.  I used the out of the box technique to cut out the scene before I colored it. (I wanted to make sure it came out okay before using that much Copic ink.) I layered it up on my card and stamped out the sentiment using It’s a Banner Day 2 and Banner Holidays in Alabaster Color Box Chalk Ink and die cut it using the It’s a Banner Day 2 die.

All of the gorgeous papers for this card came from the Holiday Wonder Project Pantry Kit featuring:

The Holiday Wonder Project Pantry Basic Recipe Kit is $11.95 and includes:

  • Authentique Wonder 6×6 pad
  • 10 sheets of 8.5″ x 11″ cardstock in coordinating colors
  • 6 yards of ribbon (2 yards each of 3 different styles)

Optional Spice it Up Ingredients (choose any or all) are:

  • Decorative Brad Mix
  • Red/Green Paper Roses
  • Christmas Glitter Assortment
  • Red Pearls
  • Coordinating Copic Markers
  • Additional Cardstock Pack
  • Additional Ribbon Bundle
Taylored Dies used in this card:
Banner day 2

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