Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Taylored Expressions September Sneak Peeks - Bag It & Tag It - Too Cute to Spook! 8-)

Hi All! Today I'm back to share TE's Birthday Bash Continues, Whoo Hoo!! And I have more September Sneak Peeks too! 8-) And just in case you didn't get a chance to stop by yesterday, All of the new products will be available for purchase on Thursday, September 5th at 8 am PST. You'll find it ALL in the New Department at the Taylored Expressions StoreYay!! 8-)

***Today's Party Game is i-Spy! So make sure to stop by Taylors Blog to get all the fun details for a chance to win a TE Gift Certificate!...8-) 
Well, today I am Super Thrilled to share a couple more Fun Sneak Peek projects and the first one features the Brand New Bag It &Tag It set, A Super Fun Set designed Specifically with the creation of fun Halloween treat holders, tags and cards in mind! Whoo Hoo!! So I know you are going to LOVE playing with this set as much as I have... 8-)
Well for my Project today, I thought I'd make up a batch of Fun Halloween Matchbook treat holders! 8-)  I started off by Stamping my Bag It & Tag It images onto TE's Choice Snow White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black and Embossed with Black EP.  I added my Spooky Clouds with Dusty Concord Distress Ink, my TE Cloud Border Die Template and a small stippling brush.
 
I carefully colored up the rest with my Trusty Copics lol, (**Note to self.. next time emboss with clear on top of the black ink... Coloring images embossed with Black EP can smear if you aren't careful, lol..).  I matted them up and popped them up with a bit of foam tape. 
My Mats & BG Layers were created with my Classic Circles Nesties sets, TE's Brand New Blommin' Stacklets 1 Dies & TE's Halloween Project Pantry Kit featuring Bazzill CS's, some Fun Coordinating Ribbons and Doodlebug's Halloween Parade 6x6 collection. For my Matchbook's dimensions, I started off with a piece of CS that measured 8 1/2" x 3". Then scored at 3/4" and again at 4 3/4" & Decorated... I stapled my 3/4" panel near the bottom, so the longer Matchbook flap would be held in place securely and could be opened and closed easily. Lastly, I slid in my Fun size bag of M&M's and attached it at the top with a bit of sticky tape.... 8-)

Next up I am featuring the Adorable New Too Cute to Spook stamp set along with the Brand New Spider Web Cutting Plate & the previously released Graphic Greetings Halloween Stamp too. They just all seemed to go together Sooo Perfectly lol...8-) And I will definitely be doing this combination again to create more Fun Halloween cards like this one for friends & Family this year... 8-) 
I just Love how this Super Cute Halloween card turned out! 8-) And believe it or not, it all came together pretty quickly too, even though there was coloring involved! lol  I don't know if you are anything like me, but I can actually spend 
hours coloring up a single image, lol ;-)
I stamped my Too Cute To Spook Mummy with Memento Tuxedo Black onto TE's Choice Snow White CS and colored him up with my trusty Copics. I fussy cut him out and popped him up with a bit of foam tape, along with my Graphic Greetings Halloween panel stamped with Colorbox Frost White ink, embossed with White EP & cut out with the help of the Brand New Label Stacklets 6 Dies. My Mats and BG Layers were created with TE's Choice Kraft CS, the Brand New Spider Web Cutting Plate and TE's New Halloween Project Pantry Kit featuring Bazzill CS's, & Doodlebug's Halloween Parade 6x6 collection too! I also added some spooky shading with a touch of Memento Tuxedo Black on all my Kraft edges just for fun...8-) 


*** Please Join us tonight, Wed 9/4 at 6pm PST...It's Preview Party time for our September Release on our Facebook Page! Whoo Hoo! 8-)And Please be sure to stop by and check out the Yummy Goodies the rest of the Baker's Dozen has whipped up for you today...



Here are the items I used for my Projects today...



Hope you all have a Fantastic day & Thanks so much for dropping by! 8-)

Thanks for stopping by!

22 comments:

  1. ADORABLE!!! I just love those matchbook treat holders and your card is so super cute! The colors are so rich with the embossing and your amazing coloring:)

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  2. These are gorgeous Shannon! I love your fantastic matchbooks! They are so fun!

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  3. Love the look of the spider web over that colorful Doodlebug paper (LOVE Doodlebug!)

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  4. Ohh, I think I'm living in the wrong country :(
    Always love those Halloween colours, but over here in Holland we don't do so much with Halloween . Love that sweet little mummy!
    Enjoy your evening, Colinda

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  5. Love those colors. This new release has me drooling.

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  6. Sweet cards and projects, too cute!!

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  7. Your matchbook treat holders are absolutely fabulous, Shannon, and I sooo love the sweet little mummy...super cute projects today!!!!

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  8. Love those treat holders! And your card is adorable! Thanks for sharing!!

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  9. Your projects were my favourite from the whole blog hop. I LOVE those witch legs!

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  10. These are some cute
    and fun projects.
    The matchbook is
    a great idea.
    Carla from Utah

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  11. Super cute treat holders! Love the cute mummy image, and the spiderweb cut plate is awesome! TFS

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  12. Aaack! Love those matchbox treats (fabulous idea!) and your mummy has stolen my heart. You rocketh!

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  13. What a fun set of projects Shannon!

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  14. Oh my gosh ! Match book treats !
    Eek ! Wish I had thought of these when I was making party favors !!
    Fantastic !!!
    We need a crafty play date !! Hahahaha
    Your mummy cards is sooooooo cute ! & yes, I color for hours... (On 1 image... Sigh..) that's where most of the time goes. Lol !

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  15. Adorable images -- just my style for non-horror Halloween, Shannon. Love the way you've wrapped the treats. Fab coloring, of course, and your paper choices are wonderful. :-D

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  16. Love your sweet set of matchbook treats! Beautiful and yummy! Your mummy is just too cute - love him paired with GG Halloween!

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  17. Nobody does Halloween like you Shannon! These are just so much fun, and not scary at all! Perfect for the occasion. I love the "smell my feet" card - too funny :)

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  18. Oh those matchbook treats are so darling! Love that idea! My fave though is the little mummy with the Graphic Greeting and web - such a great combo!!! I don't even like Halloween, but I love your cute projects!

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  19. Oh, my word! Bold, bright, and beautiful (in a fun Halloween kinda way)! Perfect little treat packages!

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  20. Love these matchbook treats, they are so sweet! Love how you layered the cutting plate over the dp too, what a fun look!

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  21. I am so lovin' the colors in this cs pack. The stamp sets are also nice as they are not creepy Halloween. I'm saving the dimensions to your matchbooks for future use. Thanks.

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