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Happy September Release Day!!!!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Hello Crafty Friends!

You made it! It's Official! Happy Release Day and Happy 9th Birthday to Taylored Expressions. Did you enjoy the scavenger hunt? Challenge? Today, we find out the lucky 9 winners from the sketch challenge. Good Luck to you all!

Today, I am sharing with you a fun birthday card featuring the Number Balloons dies and Curly Q Cutting Plate. I am in love with this cutting plate. Oh, the possibilities...


The Hunt Is On at Taylored Expressions

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Happy Wednesday TE Fans,

How have you enjoyed the festivities so far? Today we are rounding out TE's 9th birthday celebration by hosting a scavenger hunt! Visit the Taylored Expressions' blog where you can find clues and then hop around the design team's blogs to find the answers. Taylor will draw one lucky winner, from among all the correct guesses, to win a fabulous prize package! Ready to get started? Let's go!

Today, I am sharing with you a card featuring the new Big Blooms collection. These stamps will allow you to use beautiful flowers as backgrounds for your cards or as the main attraction. The options are only limited by your imagination.


Taylored Expressions Day 2 of Sneak Peek Week...Help, from our table to yours

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Happy Tuesday Taylored Expression Friends,

Did you get a chance to share in yesterday's birthday celebration? If yes, AWESOME! If no, there is still time to participate and win some fabulous birthday presents!

Today, I am sharing with you a few cards that celebrate the upcoming fall season. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. And if it yours, too, then these stamps and dies will put you in the mood. Today's card features TE's latest Little Bits - Turkey Dinner and Pumpkin Pie dies.


Happy 9th Birthday Taylored Expressions

Monday, September 4, 2017



Happy Monday and Labor Day Taylored Expressions Fans,

Today, and all this week, Taylored Expressions is celebrating 9 years of sharing joy and happiness with their fans. You can join in the celebration by creating a card using the above fabulous sketch! Then be sure to enter for a chance to win one of nine amazing prize packs filled with nine of Taylor's favorite crafty things (each pack is valued at over $115)! Best of all, one lucky winner will be chosen by Taylor to join the Creative Team as a guest designer for the October Release and will receive an incredible prize package of the newest TE goodies! Click HERE for the details.

I am excited to have this opportunity to help TE celebrate their ninth birthday. Here is my take on the sketch.


Tutorial: A few photography tips and tricks

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Happy Thursday Crafty Friends,

Whew! You made it! You just completed your signature masterpiece—the perfect card—and you are now ready to take and share a photograph of your creation with friends and family, but where do you start. The journey through project photography can be fun and exciting as you play with lighting, backdrops and props, and lastly photo editing software. Today, I will be sharing with you a few of the things I have picked up along the way on my own photographic journey.


Taylored Expressions Release Day...If I have To Say Boo One More Time...

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Happy Thursday Taylored Expressions Fans,

Wahoo! You made it. Today is Taylored Expressions Release Day! So what do you think? Are you excited for fall and Halloween? Today, I am sharing two more new additions, Be Somebody and Happy Flowers Background stamp.


Taylored Expressions Sneak Peek Day 3: Open if You DARE!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Happy Wednesday TE Fans,

Only one more day until release day. Do you already have a list of favorites? Today, I am sharing with you Sugar Skulls (with coordinating dies) and From the Crypt-Haunted.