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Taylored Expressions...Missing You

Friday, May 29, 2015

Happy Friday Taylored Expressions Fans,

Today, I am sharing with you my last card featuring products from the May release.


Taylored Expressions' Product Focus...Father's Day

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Happy Wednesday Taylored Expression Fans,

This month we are kicking off a product focus in anticipation of Father's Day! That's right we are getting a jump start on making the perfect card for dad.

Today, I am sharing with you a card I made for my dad, Jerome. Our last name is Shipp, so I was looking forward to playing with the Ships Ahoy stamp and die combo. Growing up, individuals would jokingly say, "Here comes Jerome Shipp and his little dinghy." Ha Ha Ha... The little joke was not that funny growing up, but now as an adult, I can appreciate the pun =)


Taylored Expressions...Chief of the Charcoal

Monday, May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day Taylored Expressions Fans!

I hope you are enjoying a fabulous Monday with your family. I would like to write Thank You for those who have served and continue to serve and defend Democracy both here and abroad. Thank you for your sacrifice and all that you do. I hope this special day is spent with your families enjoying your many blessings, maybe even around the BBQ grill.

Today, I am sharing with you a card that pays homage to the Chief of the Charcoal, Grill Master and Boss of the Barbecue.



I kept the card simply so the focus would remain on the brick facade and BBQ grill. I created the textured brick facade using Taylored Expressions' Brick embossing folder, embossing paste and Distress Ink pads. I inked my craft mat with Fired Brick, Vintage Photo and Tea Dye distress ink. Next, I came in a dropped a small amount of embossing paste in the dye and mixed it. I continued moving the paste from one inked spot to the next to achieve my desired color. After that, I spread the mixture on my mixed media cardstock and used the embossed side of the embossing folder to create my brick background. I set the cardstock aside to dry and worked on die cutting my Grass Border and Little Bits Grill. Once I had all my card elements it was time to assembly my card and stamp my sentiment. I really love how the background turned out.

Thank you for stopping by today. Enjoy your family time and I will see your here again for more crafty inspiration. For more details regarding the products used for this card, visit Taylored Expressions. You will be glad you did =)


Smiles,

Keia


Card Size: A2

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Taylored Expressions...For You Friend

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Happy Tuesday Taylored Expressions Fans,

I love starting the week on a crafty note...it just makes me smile (and I hope you, too)! Today, I am sharing with you a card using Taylored Expressions' Gridlocked stamp set and coordinating die.


Taylored Expressions' May Realease...Party Time!!

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Happy Thursday Taylored Expressions Fans!

We made it...it's release day at Taylored Expressions! I hope you had a chance to visit the various Baker's Dozen blogs for this month's sneak peeks. Don't you just love all the Little Bits dies? The perfect embellishments for masculine cards for Father's Day and beyond!

Today, I am sharing with you Eventful and the Eventful Birthday Party die.The Eventful collection is perfect for your handmade invitation needs along with the Little Bits dies as embellishments. The Eventful stamp set includes sentiments for birthdays, baby showers, game night and much more!