Tuesday, February 1, 2011

TE Sneak Peek Day 1: Cozy Cottages

Welcome to Day 1 of Sneak peeks for Taylored Expressions!  Today we are sharing projects made with our new set in the TE Giving Tree program!  I love that Taylor releases a new stamp set every quarter to donate a portion of the sale to various charities! 
When you purchase Cozy Cottages (which was illustrated by Nancy McKinney, from Feb-April) you'll be helping to support the Habitat for Humanity!
Through the work of Habitat, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing. Churches, community groups and others have joined together to successfully tackle a significant social problem – decent housing for all.  Habitat for Humanity is a true world leader in addressing the issues of poverty housing, having  built more than 350,000 houses, sheltering more than 1.75 million people in more than 3,000 communities worldwide.  Please visit http://www.habitat.org/ for more information on this incredible charity.  Remember the TE Giving Tree stamp sets are the only TE sets that come in sheet form and need to be trimmed.  This allows us to donate more to charity.
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Here is the card I made using Cozy Cottages and 3 Taylored Dies: Whimsy Tree, Picket Fence and Cloud Duo.  This card was a lot of fun to make, especially when I started adding glitter with stickles to the dies!  I used my new Grand Nestabilities Scallop Square die (the smallest) which measures 4.5” so now I have more options for square cards!
Above are pictures of all the dies which will be available for purchase on Fri at 10 am in the TE store! 

Here are links to all the Baker’s Dozen designers, including our talented illustrator who have projects to share with us today:

Taylor VanBruggen
Charmaine Ikach
Danielle Lounds
Donna Baker
Jackie Pedro
Jodi Collins
Karen Giron
Karen Motz
Melissa Sauls
Nancy McKinney (our wonderful illustrator)
Regina Mangum
Sankari Wegman
Tori Wild

Stamps: Cozy Cottages
Cardstock: TE Choice Snow White, SU! (light & dark grey) and Gina K. (blue)
Accessories: Grand Nestabilities Scallop Squares, copic markers; cloud duo, whimsy tree, picket fence Taylored Dies; cinnamon & star dust stickles; pearls
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14 comments on "TE Sneak Peek Day 1: Cozy Cottages"

Sankari W. on 10:32 AM CST said...

HI Donna!! Your home sweet home card is so sweet! I love the gray background and love those new Grand Nesties! SOOO COOL!! And your glittered stickled clouds are awesome!!!
Big hugs,
Sankari :)

Taylor on 10:52 AM CST said...

Super cute, Donna! I love that glittery tree and the glittery clouds! Totally glitterific!

Tori Wild on 10:55 AM CST said...

Hi Donna!! We both whipped out those Grand dies for this one! :) I love the glitter all over the place on here-- I bet you were sparkling for days!! Super fun!!

Jami on 12:14 PM CST said...

Love all your sparkle! And very cool to see the grand die card. I need to get some of those!

Lori on 2:53 PM CST said...

Love the clouds, best!!! Love how you positioned the tree, house and fence.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl on 3:28 PM CST said...

FAB Donna! LOVE the layout and the picket fence die!!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) on 8:06 PM CST said...

Adorable, Donna! I LOVE the glittery clouds! So so cute!

Laura.K on 2:14 AM CST said...

Such a sweet card. I love those clouds.

Monika/Buzsy on 8:59 AM CST said...

Such a pretty card Donna. Love the different dies you used. :o)

Karen Giron on 10:47 AM CST said...

How cute is your card?? I love the scalloped edges and the picket fence is darling against the blue sky!

Jessie/knightrone on 12:58 PM CST said...

This is FABU!! Love that tree die!!

Melissa Sauls on 2:02 PM CST said...

Beautiful card Donna and I just adore all that yummy glitter!!

Regina Mangum on 5:24 PM CST said...

Donna, this is just darling! I love all the dimension and the shape of the card is simply wonderful. XOXO

Karen Motz on 2:34 PM CST said...

What a sweet little neighbourhood scene!!! Love the scalloped card base!

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