Taylored Expressions has a New Stars & Stripes Release today to celebrate America and the 4th of July! (But many things are perfect to use throughout the year! Just with different color combos 😉 )
This release always gets me fully ready for summer! I feel like Memorial Day starts Summer and boom, we’re off!! 🙂
First up, I have a fun little patriotic number using the new Mix & Match – Stars & Stripes Cutting Plate. I thought it would be fun to create a striped background with Sugar Cube cardstock and the Easy Strips dies (1/4″ and 1/2″) work swimmingly for this–highly recommend!
The new Mix & Match dies are fun to use and I have a hunch there will be more to Mix & Match with? Maybe? I don’t actually know, but it would be fun! To create the center vocal point I double Masked using the Masking Stencils – Rectangles & Masking Stencils – Stars with Blueberry Ink.
To finish it off, I added some Blueberry stars using the newly released Little Bits- Stars. (IF you are wondering do I really need this little start die? The answer: YES. Where has this been all my life? 😂) I stamped the sentiment in Cherry Pop ink and clear embossed it with Versamark over the top and Clear TE Embossing Powder. So festive!!
Next up, I created another Infinity Shaker card using the Infinity Shaker panels and lots of new Stars! I used the previously released Fireworks Stamp & Stencil Combo and the new Foil It – Acetate Happy 4th of July. For the foil, I used the Deco Foil Transfer Sheet – Silver Stars foil (It’s a fave–I better order more!)
The way the photo took, it looks yellowish, but in person, it look very much clear see through and white! I promise 😉
There are Foil It panels that match up perfectly with the Fireworks Stamp & Stencil Combo so you can foil the little center stars and then blend on all the inks for the fireworks. I wrapped it all up in the Frame in Frame 2. It was a fun little switch up to use pinks and the blues vs. the Cherry Pop and the Blueberry, which I tend to reach for in regards to Fourth of July Cards. The new shaker bits are in there too! They are called: Bits & Pieces – Clay Stars and there are some new sparkly ones too!
Here’s the scoop from TE:
All these products are available now over at Taylored Expressions. See my links below 🙂
Mix and Match: Stars & Stripes card:
Find the TE Blog Post HERE with lots of STARRY inspiration from the TE Creative Team! 😉
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