Taylored Expressions Release Day: Sending Sunshine and Flowers Your Way

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Hello Taylored Expressions Fans,

Wahoo! Today is Thursday! Release Day! All the goodies you have been eyeing all week are now available for purchase. Today, I am showcasing the Bloomin' Background stamp and Rainboot Bouquet stamp and coordinating die.

Normally, I am a winter type of lady, but these beautiful flower stamps and dies are making me long for warm weather and the beauty of spring. To create this card, I heat embossed the Bloomin' Background stamp with Ranger's silver pearl embossing powder onto heavy weight vellum. I then used Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens to color the image. I love the bold colors on the vellum. The floral bouquet framing the sentiment was created using greenery from the Spring Florals and Fresh Florals stamp and die sets. I stamped the images in Plum Punch, Lavender Glaze, Strawberry Milkshake, Candy Corn, Sprinkles and Sweet Basil dye ink. I completed the card by matting the vellum onto an A2 sized Jelly Donut top-folding card base using Diamond Glaze (a great liquid adhesive that minimizes the look of adhesive on vellum).

Card Size: A2
Card Supplies: Ranger (silver pearl embossing powder), Diamond Glaze

The second card features the Rainboot Bouquet and coordinating die paired with the Walking On Sunshine embossing folder.

I like the sentiment "Sending Sunshine" and loved the idea of it complementing the rainboots. The Walking On Sunshine embossing folder provided the sunshine backdrop I was looking for. I dry embossed the image using heavy weight vellum and then used colored pencils and Gamsol to color the sun and the rays. I stamped, colored (with Copic markers) and die cut the Rainboot Bouquet. A heat embossed sentiment and enamel shapes in Jelly Donut and Lollipop complete this card.

Well we made it to the end of the week. I hope you have enjoyed the Creative Team's projects and we have inspired you to play in your creative space and make something beautiful this weekend. Thank you for stopping by all this week! Head over to the Taylored Expressions Blog to see if you are the lucky winner of a prize from this month's release. Good Luck!

And just in case you missed it... This month, we have got two ways to earn DOUBLE CRAFTY POINTS! If you're not a Crafty Points member, it's free and easy to join. Just create an account at the TE webstore and you're automatically enrolled to begin earning crafty points with every purchase. For a limited time, you'll earn 120 Crafty Points on the purchase of the Enamel Shapes Bundle and 54 Crafty Points on our Exclusive Lattice Frame Cutting Plate! Offers valid on qualifying purchases made between 9am CST on Thursday, February 9, 2017 and 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, February 12, 2017 and only while supplies last. Crafty Points are only available on purchases made via our retail site,

Happy Crafting,


Card Size: A2
Card Supplies: Diamond Glaze, Colored Pencils, Gamsol

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