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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Taylored Expressions Sneak Peek - Day 3

Hello everyone and welcome back to Day 3 of sneaks for the big release tomorrow morning, May 5 at 8 AM PST!! Don't forget that everything you are seeing (and loving?!?) will be available for purchase. Today we have a LOT to share with you and not everyone will be sneaking the same new sets, so be sure to check out what we all have in store with you today. :) Just a hint...there's a whole NEW collection being peeked today.

But without further ado, I wanted to first share a totally cool new set called, It's in the Bag. This set was illustrated by our super talented, Nancy McKinney for her Whismical Wishes line of stamps. It is a set of 27 deeply etched rubber images that feature tiny shopping bags for all different kinds of occasion! It's such a fun set and I couldn't wait to put something together as a year end gift for teacher (what with the end of school quickly approaching!) And let me just add, there IS a coordinating Mini Shopping Bag and Labels DIE. It's awesome. See??

Can you see it?! See that little shopping bag hanging there from my bow? That is it! Oh my, this set comes with all kinds of goodies! The little striped pattern is actually 1 of 3 different kinds that you can stamp right on your bag...and it fits perfectly! And that little label with coordinating die...I just can't contain myself!!! So yeah...this was a QUICK and easy project to put together and makes a great gift for anyone!

I started with the Tea Tin...

Painted it white with acrylic paint...

Cut out a small piece of patterned paper (shown right above) and used Mod Podge to adhere it to only one side of the tin...this cuts out a lot of work. :) Then, I just tied some ribbon around the top and attached my mini bag right to it! I cut a small tag to fit inside the bag and used the "to/from" from A Little Love to finish it off and voila! All done! I put a baggie of candies inside and I'm all set.

I tell ya, I'm a big fan of quick and easy!! :)

Now onto my next project to share! This features the Summer Wreath Petite stamp set which is a continuation of Jami's concepted wreath series. It coordinates perfectly with the Seasonal Wreath die...which I just couldn't resist using again here!


I went a bit out of my comfort zone with this card, but I really like it! It's different but still shabby. :) And I just have to point out...see the linen-like pattern on top of my outer chipboard center there? That's actually one of the stamp patterns from the set, It's in the Bag. Yeah...I can see myself reaching for that little gem of a set a lot! But back to Summer Wreath. :) I chose not to color in the pretty flowers on the wreath this time and really let those butterflies from the set shine. I love that there are 3 of them in different positions that look just beautiful on the wreath! I used some Webster's Pages patterned paper here and the chipboard is Love Notes from Maya Road. I also couldn't resist adding a little Webster's Pages Flower Whimsie on top of my seam binding bow for good measure. :)


I hope you have enjoyed everything you have seen today!! Be sure and stop by the rest of the Bakers blogs for more sneaks. I can't wait to see them myself! I didn't get a chance to play with the new collection but I sure can't wait to get my hands on them! :)

5 comments:

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

These are SO beautiful Melissa! LOVE the painted tin and the way you used the stamp from It's In The Bag to add texture to your Summer Wreath card!

Karen Giron said...

Holy cow, these are delish!! I love that you painted the tin - NEVER even thought of that. And your wreath? Gorgeous!!! Nice job, Palmer!

Debbie Carriere said...

Love your tin with that sweet little gift bag!! Beautiful card, too :)

justsomestuffimade said...

Cute projects Melissa! I love your altered tin, and that card is adorable. That linen pattern stamp is sure to be a winer!
TFS, hugs, Ruth S

Jackie Pedro said...

Melissa, both projects are fab! LOVE the beautiful tin and the ribbon on the second is GORGEOUS!

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