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!


  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:)

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

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

  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

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

  6. Sweet cards and projects, too cute!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

  13. 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 !

  14. 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

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

  16. 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 :)

  17. 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!

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

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

  20. 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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