Category Archives: Taylored Expressions

(2021 c035) Father’s Day

Father’s Day cards for my Husband and boys. I stamped the tree from Altenew In My Thoughts  with my Misti using Distress Inks by Ranger , then I stamped again with Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with Clear  Ranger Embossing Powder in order to resist ink when coloring the backgrounds. I used the  Gel Press 5×7 from Hobby Lobby and …

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(2021 c015) Slimline Winter

My mostly NEUTRAL card has only one color besides white – Weathered Wood Distress Oxide Ink by Ranger. I did extended stamping with  Hero Arts Starry Night Brushstroke Bold Print with Versamark Ink , Clear  WOW Embossing Powder and applied Weathered Wood around the upper edges with my  Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes. The houses and sentiment were stamped with …

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(2020 c016) Sweet Peas Love

Using Versamark Ink  and Black Ranger Embossing Powder, I stamped the Altenew Sweetest Peas then I colored the flowers with Ripe Persimmon and Seedless Raspberry Distress Markers and then Debossed with Wonky Wavy Stitched Hearts by Kat Scrappiness .   I spread Glossy Accents by Ranger  to seal the flowers. I then cut a stencil with the Wonky heart …

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(2019 c129) Poinsettia Christmas

Stamps used:  Peaceful Poinsettia by Taylored Expressions  I stamped with Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder.  Then I colored images with Pink & Yellow Zig Wink of Stella  .  I used the Ranger Clear Medium Pens 1 Letter It LEI58793 (embossing pens) to cover the colored images and then heat embossed with Clear Ranger Embossing …

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(2019 c119) Thanks

Background created with Faded Jeans, Mermaid Lagoon, Weathered Wood Distress Oxide Sprays , a bright Pink and Orange Tattered Angels.  I cut a stencil with Sizzix – Tim Holtz – Alterations Bigz Die –Tattered Leaves. Thanks was cut with Taylored Expressions Thanks die that I got as a freebie from them.  I searched the shop …

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(2019 c115) Hero Arts Thanksgiving Holidays

Thanksgiving Holidays are just around the corner! Supplies used:  My Monthly Hero Arts September 2019 kit,  the tree from Hero Arts CM282 Home For The Holidays.  Versamark Ink   and Ranger Embossing Powder ,  Distress Inks by Ranger ,  Hero Arts Fancy Die Holiday Greenery Edge DI533,  Hero Arts DC1529 Holidays Word Fancy Die. (For this belly band, I cut …

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(2019 c100) Clearly Besotted & SSS Shaker

I love SHAKERS! Stamp set used: Last year’s STAMPTEMBER 2018 Exclusive Limited Edition: Clearly Besotted MAGNIFICENT MAGNOLIA  (Which of course is no longer available). The pane for the shaker window  was so much fun to make following Jennifer MdGuire’s Embellished Windows Technique.  (using laminator sheets) Check out her blog post and she has a Great …

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(2019 c22) Taylored Expressions Get Well – #TEMakerChallenge

Background Die used: An old discontinued Taylored Expressions die called TE334 Spotted Cutting Plate. A similar choice would be:  TE140 Circles Cutting Plate.  The roses which were stamped with Taylored Expressions  stamp & die set called TEFS194 Simply Shaped Roses using Distress Inks by Ranger  Spun Sugar, Abandoned Coral, Candied Apple, Twisted Citron & Mowed Lawn.  The sentiment was stamped with Taylored Expressions Fancy Banner 1 …

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(2017 c80) Wreath, Taylored Expressions & X-Cuts

Challenges Entered: ScrapyLand:  Chal.  #78 – Anything Goes (use anything they sell -XCut) TheHouseThatStampsBuilt:  Chal. N217 – Anything Goes WordArtWednesday:  Chal 310 & 311 – Anything Goes ModSquad:  Wreath focal Point CropStop:  Nov. Challenge – Link Party #34 (use a company they sell – Ranger Distress Inks) SimonSaysStamp:  Anything Goes  

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(2017 c39) Poinsettia Christmas Shaker

  Peaceful Poinsettias by Taylored Expressions were stamped with Versamark and Heat embossed with Gold EP.  Then I masked with Art Masking Fluid by Windsor & Newton.  For the background I watered down Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver and spattered several colors. For the shaker portion I got my inspiration from What Would Kelly Make: Shaker Card, …

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