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Wednesday, October 2, 2013


Hey there, that was an awesome first day of peeks!  I can't wait to see what the Baker's Dozen has up their sleeves for today!  Don't forget, everything you've seen over the last couple of days will be available in the Taylored Expressions store, starting tomorrow, at 7am PST.  I just love fall...the colors are amazing and I never get tired of the crispness in the air as the leaves change colors before they tumble to the ground!

This gorgeous cornucopia, from We Give Thanks, was stamped with Tuxedo Black onto white card stock, colored with Copic markers then cut using the out-of-the-box technique.  Check out that little acorn die it!  It was cut with Falling for You and was a lot of fun to color!  A stylus/soft mat was used to shape it before it was popped up on foam.  Truly the perfect embellishment, along with the burlap banner, for this fall beauty!

JUST US GIRLS ~ #208 Inspiration Picture
HECK OF A CHALLENGE ~ Autumn Colours
COME AND GET IT CHALLENGES ~ Fall Colour Challenge

CORNUCOPIA:  E29, E27, E25, E23, E21  PUMPKINS:  YR18, YR15, YR12, YR00, YG67, YG63, YG91  SUNFLOWERS:  Y17, Y15, Y11, Y00, E23, E21, YG67, YG63, YG91  APPLES, BERRIES:  R08, R05, R02  ACORNS:  E27, E25, E23, E21  WHEAT:  E23, E21  OAK LEAVES:  YR15, YR12, Y00  GROUND:  E23, E21, E0000  SKY:  Y11, Y0000, E0000, 0

STAMPS:  TE We Give Thanks
PAPER:  Neenah Solar White (aka Bazzill Coconut Swirl Smoothies); Bazzill Raven Monochromatic; Doodlebug Designs Inc. Happy Harvest collection
INK:  Copic markers; Memento Tuxedo Black 
ACCESSORIES:  Spellbinders Grand Calibur; TE Taylored Dies (Banner Stacklets 1, Falling for You); paper cutter; paper snips; burlap; stylus/soft pad (to shape the acorn); SU Dimensionals; adhesive
TECHNIQUE(S):  Out-of-the-box
SIZE OF FINISHED PROJECT:  A2 (4 1/4" x 5 1/2")

This next card uses the adorable Christmas Doodles stamp set.  There are tons of super cute images with this set!  The best part...they color up fast!  That's definitely a plus when designing your Christmas cards!  The images were stamped with Tuxedo Black onto while card stock then colored with Copic markers.  It doesn't get any easier than this!

Do you like the layout?  It was easy with the help of Taylor's new Color Block Cutting Plate!  Seriously, there are so many possibilities with this cutting plate!  You can use the frame like I did...or use the frame and mat the images or you could just use the rectangles and scallops on their own.  Love this idea!

ORNAMENTS:  G46, G43, G40, R27, R24, R22, C6, C4, C2, C0  RIBBONS:  Y17, Y15, Y11  PRESENTS:  R27, R24, R22, G46, G43, G40  SKIN:  E11, E0000, R30  BEARD:  C3, C0000, 0  SUIT:  R27, R24, R22, C3, C00, 0  BOOTS:  C6, C4, C2, C0  TREE:  G46, G43, G40  TRUNK:  E25, E23, E21  STAR:  Y17, Y15, Y11  SHADOWS:  C3, C000

STAMPS:  TE Christmas Doodles
PAPER:  Neenah Solar White (aka Bazzill Coconut Swirl Smoothies); Bazzill Monochromatic (Raven, Watermelon) 
INK:  Copic markers; Memento Tuxedo Black 
ACCESSORIES:  Sizzix Big Shot; TE Taylored Dies (Color Block Cutting Plate); Stamp-a-ma-jig; paper snips; Zig 2-Way Glue pen; adhesive
SIZE OF FINISHED PROJECT:  A2 (4 1/4" x 5 1/2")

Okey-dokey...I'll be back again tomorrow with my Release Day Project.  Hope to see you then!  I'm off to check out the designs from the Baker's Dozen...later!

Thanks for stopping by! 


Jami said...

Your cornucopia card is gorgeous - the coloring is really amazing - WOW! And your colorblock card is super super cute!

Donna Whitten said...

Wonderful Giving Thanks card! The coloring is great. Cute colorblock Christmas card.

Ingrid Mason said...

Wow, Tam your cornucopia card is stunning especially as your colouring is so wonderful. I'm so pleased you kept the card so understated so that we can really appreciate the harvest stamp. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

Sue from Oregon said...

I get all giddy when I see a gorgeously colored card like this...Wow!!!

Planetsusie said...

This is a gorgeous autumnal card Tam, your colouring is superb! I love your design as well and the hessian (sorry burlap) flag is so right on here.

Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT this week, I do hope we see more of your work very soon.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT member

Elise said...

BEAUTIFUL cards! My goodness you are AMAZING with copics... ! I'm delighted to see your card based on the Just Us Girls inspiration photos: Thanks for joining the fun at Just Us Girls!

Anonymous said...

This is a beautifully coloured card! Autumn is my favourite time of year, and you have captured the colours perfectly! Thank you for sharing with us at One Stitch at a Time and good luck in the challenge.


Lisa Jane said...

wow fabuulous Autumnal image -coloured beautifully
Thanks for joining us this month at Heck of a challenge
Lisa x

Cindy van Oorschot said...

Great fall card. Lovely coloring and great design. Thanks for joining us this week at Come and Get It.
Cindy DT

* Shell B.* said...

Super cute card Tammie, great image!

Glad you join in the fun with us at CAGI Challenge....good luck!
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Shell in Alaska

Love crafts forever said...

Love the glowing feeling of your coloring. Thank you for playing at OSAAT.
DT Nataliya

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