Hi all! Happy Wednesday! Yep, I'm back with More pre-release sneaky peeks of all the new Taylored Expressions sets and dies that will be available for purchase in the Fresh out of the Oven Department at the TE Store, Thursday October 4th at 8:00 am PST Whoo Hoo!! 8-)
I have a couple of Super Fun projects to share with you today and the first one
features our Brand New TE Christmas Countdown, designed by our Very Own Taylor Van Bruggen; Reindeer Food, designed by Emily Burger for her Embracing Grace Stamp line; the Very Merry full size Stamp set Designed by the Fabulous Nancy McKinny for her Whimsical Wishes stamp line, & the two coordinating die sets that go with it, Very Merry Outlines & Very Merry Scallops too... 8-)
I have been Soo wanting to try my hand at a Mini muffin tin Advent Calendar for Ages, so when I first saw the New Christmas Countdown set, I knew Exactly what I wanted to do with it! lol 8-) And then when I saw the Super Adorable Reindeer Food and Very Merry sets, I was thrilled, cause I just knew they would all work together Perfectly! And I must say I'm really pretty Happy with how my Advent Calendar came out! Here's a couple of detail pics top and bottom...
All my mats and BG layers were created with The New Handmade Holiday Project Pantry Kit. My Advents Christmas Countdown numbers were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and cut out with the help of a 1" circle punch and then shaded with a touch of Vintage Photo Distress ink. My fun little ornanaments, mittens, candy canes and holly leaves were stamped with Cherry Cobler and Old Olive inks & cut out & matted up with their coordinating Very Merry Outlines and Very Merry Scallop Dies. My Sweet little Reindeer were stamped with Crumb cake and fussy cut out after I added their eyes and Cute little Red pearl noses.. All my Pretty snowflakes were created with the New Make a Snowflake Die set, kraft & snowcap paint dauber and all topped off with Sweet Adhesive pearls. All my images were popped up with foam tape and I added buttons and gold ribbon here and there for a touch of sparkle...
Here you can see that all my Advent calendar's pieces attach to the Mini muffin Tin with little adhesive magnet strips I cut from our Magnetic Sheets. And to finish it all up, I filled all the muffin cups with little treats and topped it of with a Big Pretty bow! And there you have it, my Very first Advent Calendar Ever! Yay! 8-)
Here are the New Taylored dies I used on my project...
Next up, I have another Fun little project that features The new Holly Jolly Shadowbox Card Kit, The Rejoice Sentiment set, Labels Stacklets 1, the Very Merry Dies, and the New Nativity Border Die as well...
This is Really a Super Neat little kit! 8-) It pretty much comes with everything you need, to create a Fabulous Shadowbox card.. All you really need to add is your imagination... 8-) I shaded up my panels with a combination of Antique Linen and Aged Mahogany Distress inks, Adhered my Nativity Border Die cut in sections, added two little strips of sheet music dp from Authentique's Festive 6x6 collection below them for a bit of interest and stamped my Rejoice Sentiment with Memento Tuxedo Black..
Another really Neat feature of the Shadowbox card is that it folds up into little package.. Soo Sweet! 8-) I created a slide Label with the New Labels Stakclets 1 and stamped another sentiment from the Rejoice set, added a few Taylored Felt holly leaves cut out with the Very Merry Outline Dies, added a couple adhesive pearls and tied it all up with some natural twill ribbon...How Fun is that! 8-)
And Here are the New Taylored Dies I used in my project...
Well that's it for me today lo 8-) Hope you'll join us as a fan on Facebook for an early peek at the stamp sets, as well as a SPECIAL Facebook GIVEAWAY, on Tonight beginning at approximately 6 pm PST.
Make sure to stop by and check out what the rest of the Baker's dozen has whipped up for you today! They've got some Really Fabulous Goodies to share with you... 8-)
Here are the items I used on my projects today and you can find them in the TE Store..
Hope you all have a Wonderful day & thanks so much for stopping in! 8-)
Fabulous projects Shannon. The altered muffin tin looks awesome! Can you make me 2 for the boys! LOL! Love the little Very Merry pieces and the snowflakes... but my fav is the nativity border! Oh, my... I NEED that!ReplyDelete
Shannon, your projects are soooo FABulous!!! Love the advent calendar and all the rustic colors and elements, its gorgeous! Your shadow box card is stunning with the silhouette nativity scene too, love the music borders too. LOVE what you did! Hugs!ReplyDelete
These are AMAZING Shannon! I love that Advent calendar... the magnets are a brilliant idea and you designed it so beautifully! Just amazing!ReplyDelete
LOVE your mini muffin tin Advent Calendar!! It is so cute and will make a wonderful decoration at the holidays.ReplyDelete
Wowsers, what absolutely fantastic work. I would be honoured to have an advent calendar like this one. Thanks also for the love at mine. XReplyDelete
Shannon that is the cutest advent calendar I have ever seen! I had no idea you could use a muffin tin to make one! What fun! The shadowbox card is gorgeous too! I love that new die that cuts the nativity scene! So much to love this month...I think I need to win the lotto! LOL!ReplyDelete
What a cute countdown calendar....great idea!ReplyDelete
Love the calendar and putting it on the muffin tin with magnets is an awesome idea and why to hide the treat. Love the colors too. Love the card and the scene. Loving the TE new release.ReplyDelete
Oh my! Shannon, your advent calendar is a treasure. Wow! There are not enough superlatives to describe this work of art. Amazing, wonderful, creative, fabulous...etc, etc, etc!ReplyDelete
OMG! A muffin tin? Really? That is SO awesome - but not enough time to make for Halloween...oh this is so going to be done for next year! AWESOME!!!ReplyDelete
And such an impressive card! Did a close up to see the wonderful dimension.
Woweee! Shannon, your advent calendar is just fabulous! Love how you decorated each square! Your shadowbox card is beautiful - love how you split the nativity scene!ReplyDelete
Wowzer girl now that's an awesome project! Love love love it. I might have to give that one a go. You take creative prize for the week:)ReplyDelete
WOW Shannon your creations are AMAZING!! I LOVE that mini-muffin tin advent calendar! What a fabulous idea! Fantastic details and design on both!ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness, you just keep WOWing me with your amazing creations! I've never made an advent calender but using the muffin tin is just genius, and each square has incredible details! And then the shadowbox card - you are on a serious crafting roll my friend! Everything looks beautiful!ReplyDelete
Your Advent calendar project is fantastic but that Nativity die scene has TOTALLY sold me on that die!! Just lovely!!ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness Shannon! What fabulous projects! You must have been at this for days, cranking out all those precious die cuts! Love your attention to detail!ReplyDelete
Your muffin tin advent calendar is AWE-MAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love it! And, that shadow box...man! Now I need to get one so I can use the nativity in it too!!ReplyDelete
Fantastic projects Shannon! LOVE all the goodies you are sharing today...esp the advent calendar!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous projects! I especially love the advent calendar...what a fun idea! Thanks so much for the inspiration. hugs, KimberlyReplyDelete
Wow, these are all amazing, Shannon!! They look so professional - are you sure they're not store bought!? ;)ReplyDelete
OMG!!! I love this - where in the world do you find the time to make all these fabulous creations. I do love this Shannon !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
Ohhh, what a brilliant idea is the calender made out of a cupcake baking tray!! When my kids where small I made embroidered ones for them. A lot of work but they loved it!ReplyDelete
Just when I thought it couldn't get any better and you create this project! WOW! I dreamed of doing a muffin tin, but decided on the round tins at the last minute. Yours is simply fantastic! And I love all the details you added to the shadowbox card too! It's gorgeous!ReplyDelete
oh I love that nativity creationReplyDelete
I really want that nativity die set
does anyone know if it is available anywhere in the uk?
is there a Taylored Expressions stockist in the uk?
any help would be appreciated
hugs Crafteresa xx
What a great idea! Love the muffin tin advent calendar!ReplyDelete
What a great idea! Love the muffin tin advent calendar!ReplyDelete