Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Taylored Expressions March Sneak Peek: Flutterby my Window

Hey there! I'm so glad you stopped by today because the Baker's Dozen and I are kicking off our sneak peeks for the March release and we have such fabulous goodies to share!

My first project uses a stamp set that you might recognize, called Vintage Dreamer. This set was previously released only to our Key Ingredients subscribers last year and I'm excited to now make it available to everyone! And if you're one of the lucky ladies who already owns this set then we have lots of new projects to get you inspired to break it out again!

I used the Vintage Dreamer set sparingly on this card (the cream colored medallion and the sentiment) and paired it with a new set of dies called Flutterbys:


I used new papers from the Crate Paper Maggie Holmes 6x6 pad, punching circles from various patterns. The Flutterbys die set includes four beautiful butterflies. There are two sets of butterflies each with a solid cutout and a detailed overlay. I used the smaller solid butterfly in the middle and cut the detailed overlay from vellum, airbrushed them with Copics, and used them on the two outside circles.

I added coordinating Plum Pearls, Teal Pearls, and yellow glitter candy dots to the centers of the butterflies and finished it off with some natural burlap twine. The finished size of the card is 3.5" x 7".

My second project uses the new From my Window stamp set and coordinating Arched Window die:


In addition, I used the new Banner Stacklets 2 die and Open Scallop Border die. I cut the window from patterned paper and backed it with a piece of transparency. Then I stamped the outdoor scene in Memento Espresso Truffle ink and colored it with Copics to sit behind the window. The patterned paper is from the new MME Collectable Unforgettable collection.

Here's a closeup of the sweet scene:


I've seen some of the projects the rest of the team has created with this set and all I can say is "Get ready to be amazed!". I'm so impressed by the fabulous creativity and I can't wait for you to see it! So what are you waiting for!? Hop along and see more goodies!

Broni Holcombe - Guest Designer
Carole Burrage
Charmaine Ikach
Jami Sibley
Jen Shults
Kerri Mchaud
Sankari Wegman
Shannon White
Shelly Mercado
Stephanie Kraft
Tammie Edgerton
Taylor VanBruggen
Wanda Guess




17 comments:

carole (TruCarMa) said...

Fantastic, Taylor - another novel way to use the Vintage Dreamer set that I would never have thought of. I just love this release! :)

Jami said...

Both of your cards are adorable! That first one is so unusual - great idea!

Sankari W. said...

Sooo clever and awesome Taylor!!! I love those Flutterbys - so bright and beautiful!! And that second card is amazing Taylor!! Love this arched window die and the way you created the scene - sooo beautiful!!! xoxo!

Stephanie Kraft said...

Beautiful cards, Taylor! Love the sweet butterflies and how you used the medallion behind the middle butterfly! And your window card is so inviting!

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Melody said...

I LOVE the window concept!

Shelly said...

I love your Vintage Dreamer card, the butterflies are perfect with the stamp! Love your window scene too, Taylor! The golden hills add such a warm feeling...so pretty!

Tammie E said...

Love the Flutterbys in the first card...they're so bright and cheerful. But wow, your second card is a knockout! I love the MME paper and the golden hills...stunning!

Wanda G (stampcat) said...

WOW! I love that butterfly card so much! It's fantastic. Your window scene is perfection. Thanks for another wonderful release Taylor!

Debbie Carriere said...

Beautiful projects!! LOVE that window scene!

Davi said...

SO pretty really like the scene in the second one ;)

Purrfect Paper Creations said...

Just had to leave a comment--Taylor, I love the new From my Window stamp set and dies--just adorable!

Chris L.

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Shannon White said...

Wow!!! I Love both of these Taylor!! Fabulous design on your first one!! Love how you combined vintage dreamer and the flutter-bys!! Super cute note card!! 8-) And the scene you created for your from my window card is Awesome!! Love your Fab coloring and Super color scheme!! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Deborah Adams/stampndeb00 said...

I like the From my Window set, that one is my fav!!

Broni said...

Your butterfly card is so beautiful! LOVE the touch of cream using the medallion and the great bling on the butterflies. The window card is gorgeous! Love how you colored the rolling hills in gold and used a pattern for the window! LOVE this card!!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

I just love the butterfly card. . .beautiful! And your window card is gorgeous! So perfectly colored!