TE Quad Colors Continued!

Hello and welcome back to a fun week over at Taylored Expressions! I hope you have enjoyed the idea of mixing up your color choices and maybe even enjoyed playing along this week already? The TE Creative Team has really wow’d me (again!) with the Quad Colors projects! Here are all the colors below. Be sure to check out all the news over on the TE Blog and see more cards!

Today, I will start out with the Quad Color called Sahara.

I created a background with two Masking Stencils using this combo–and I LOVE how easy it was with the TE Blender Brushes….he turned out well with guessing my appropriate Copic markers. Who knew? The stripes are the absolute best paired with a rectangle– <3!

Of course, it’s no secret I love the Grumplings and this one is Big Grumpy Cat! He’s so ornery and actually this card is WAY too fitting for this time in our world, unfortunately. But introverts unite, nonetheless. 🙂 I colored him with Copic Markers and it turned out (surprisingly… shhhh) well for this color combo.

Next up, I have the Quad Color Barcelona:

One of my go-to cardmaking techniques is always strips of paper all stacked together. The result is always delightful to me. So when I saw this combo, that was my first idea. I thought this card would be great for a graduate–especially a pre-school or elementary school one. 🙂

For this card the coverplate I used is Alphabet Soup–definitely a favorite coverplate when it comes to making anything for school or kids. I just adore the font. I added some stitching and put it all on a card base. Such fun!

If you missed my post on Tuesday for the Quad Colors, please find that post by clicking HERE.

You can find all my supplies and links to the Taylored Expressions Shop below. Also, here’s a sweet little reminder below about shipping again this month. 😉

Big Grumpy Cat Card:

Congrats Graduate Card:

All these products are available over at Taylored Expressions! I hope you have time to check out all the Quad Color fun too! The TE Team has made a super fun array of lots of different cards with these!! And then, there is also this:

Thanks so much for stopping by! Happy Crafting! 🙂


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Taylored Expressions Sneak Peeks: Day 2

Welcome back to Day Two of Taylored Expressions April Release Week! If you missed my post yesterday sharing day one, I’ll link you up down below. 🙂

This first card is might just be my favorite card from this release….because it reminds me of life. haaaa! This little chick is from the new Sarcastichicklets set. ❤

This card just makes me laugh!! Alllll those little chicklets screaming MOM!! 🙂 For the grass, I just used my ol’ trusty fridge scissors and added a little spunk to them.

I used the Notepaper Background with Notepaper Border and the Clouds Stencil. I actually have to hide these products from myself, because I would use them on every card if I didn’t. ❤

Next up is another fave from this release! I make a lot of teacher cards, and this cutting plate called Alphabet Soup and stamp set called Apple of My Eye are just fantastic!!

I die cut the Alphabet Soup several times and glued them up in a stack to create caverns to add the shaker bits. I used some glitters and it made a fun and very substantial card! 🙂

I stitched around the border of the die cut before adhering it to the whole stack. For the apple, I added some darker ink to the edges to give it a little somethin’ extra. Such a great teacher card!

Next up, I made this lovely card perfect for my son to give someone at school or a family member.

If you are not into coloring much, this stamp set is for you! It makes quick work filling in the flowers with the different fills. You can align them perfectly to fill the flowers, or slightly off, like I did here. I like the non exact look. My card base is scored here, which add some texture to it overall. But goodness, the winter light is just awful and I don’t know that it comes through in this photo?

You can find all my supplies and links to the Taylored Expressions Shop below.

Mom Chicklets Card:

Teacher card:

Brimming with Love card:

These products, make your lists, and then purchase them Thursday morning, April 4th,  at 9 AM CST.

Be sure to check out the TE Blog! Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week with a giveaway during each day of sneak peeks! Visit the TE Blog to answer Taylor’s Question of the Day for a chance to win one of the latest products before you can buy it!

If you missed my post yesterday for Taylored Expressions Day 1 of this Sneaks Week, check that post out HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by again today! See you back here tomorrow because I’ll be sharing Day 3! 🙂

Have a great Tuesday!


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