February 29, 2016

Taylored Expressions Sneak Peek: Always & Forever!

Hello and Welcome to Taylored Expressions March Release sneak peek! Today is day #1
Today I am showcasing stamp set and dies from my favourite Grumplings series. This is a new one called Mr. & Mrs. Grumplings. I really love this set especially the sentiments. This set also comes with coordinating dies.
  
I have couple of cards to share using this set and dies.
To make this card, I started with stamping and colouring the Grumpling images with copic markers. Then I used the coordinating dies and die cut them out. For the background, I did some ink smooshing using Cracked Pistachio and Abandoned Coral distress inks on watercolour paper. I started with smooshing the inks in a colour wash which I dried using heat gun, then repeated the process with more ink adding layers. Once dry, I adhered the panel on the card base. The frame is diecut using Frame to Frame die also from Taylored Expressions and silver glitter paper. I adhered this frame using foam adhesives. then I adhered the Grumplings inside the frame again using foam for dimension. Sentiment is simply stamped on a strip of watercolour paper, trimmed and adhered. To finish off the card, I used sequins from Build a Scene also from Taylored Expressions LOVE the watercolour colour wash on the background.
For the second card, I did the same process except changed the background.

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Again started with stamping, copic colouring and diecutting two more images from Mr. & Mrs. Grumplings stamp set.  For the background, I used the plaid pattern paper from Double the Joy collection from Taylored Expressions. I layered the pattern paper with vellum panel die cut using die from Stitched Rectangle Stacklet. I white heat embossed the sentiment on the vellum panel.Then adhered the Grumpling images using foam adhesives. I felt the Grumplings needed to be framed. So I added a brown glitter paper die cut using one of the frame dies from Frame in Frame die set. Finally added sequins from Hello Happiness collection to bring the card together.

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Hope you like both my card using Mr. & Mrs. Grumplings stamp set and coordinating die set. As I said the Grumplings series is my favourite. The sentiments and the grumplings always bring a huge smile to my face. I adore them 🙂 For more awesome design team inspirations from Day #1, please visit Taylored Expressions Blog.

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Comments

  1. A fantastic job on your cards Gayatri. The 2nd one is hilarious!

  2. LOL cute cards, especially the sentiments. Great colors and design.

  3. LMHO – despite the hilarity, both cards a re fabulous 🙂

  4. Wonderful cards, Gayatri! Love how you've framed the “happy” couples!

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