June Release At a Glance

  • We have sneak peeks to share Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  All of the new products will be available for purchase on Friday, June 3rd at 8 am PST. You’ll find it all in the Fresh out of the Oven Department in the Taylored Expressions Store.
  • Join us as a fan on Facebook for an early peek at the stamp sets on Thursday night beginning at approximately 6 pm PST.
  • Special Early Bird Offer on Release Day for the first 15 orders over $100.  It’s TOTALLY SWEET!
  • Mystery Baker’s Dozen Blog Giveaway: Each day one lucky blog commenter will be chosen by random draw to win a $10 TE Gift Certificate.  Winners will be chosen from a different Baker’s Dozen blog each day and all will be announced on Taylor’s blog on Release Day!  Be sure to hop around to see all the sneak peeks and leave comments on each and every blog for more chances to win. Limit one comment per blog per day, please.  Comments close Thursday 6/2 at 7pm PST for the drawings.

I’m excited to play along today and I have 2 samples to share with you.  First I have a card featuring A Day in Paradise.  This is a beautiful “Cape Cod” style beach set that includes both some open line images as well as solid silhouette images. This set was illustrated by Nancy McKinney as part of the Whimsical Wishes collection.  It’s going to give you lots of options for Summer cards and scrapbook pages, as well as retirement wishes and some great masculine cards.  I made this card to be a Father’s Day card.

Finished card size is 6.5 x 3.25 (a 6.5 square folded in half) – a mini tall card.  The boat was stamped with Not Quite Navy ink on confetti white cardstock and die cut with a Spellbinder oval.  The pelicans were stamped directly on the designer paper.  Papers are from MME Stella & Rose Hattie 6×6 pad as well as the Webster’s Pages Spring Market-Yacht Club-Country Estate 6×6 Petite Pack.  I think both of these paper collections are great choices for all the stamps and dies we are previewing today.

My next card features The new Surf’s Up Penguin Petite along with the palm tree from Hangin’ Out at the Beach and….are you ready?….the brand new coordinating Palm Tree Taylored Die!!!!  I have been begging for this palm tree die ever since Taylor released that stamp set last year.  I love love love that image, but I am not fond of cutting it out by hand.  I cannot even tell you how excited I was when Taylor told me she had the die in production.  *huge grin*  I know you are going to love it too!

Isn’t that little surfer dude so cute?   He’s standing on Brown Sugar Sparkly Fluff “sand” and he was die cut with Wonky Rectangles.  The sentiment was die cut with a Ribbon Tag Trio die.  Paper is from the same MME pad as above and I added Kaisercraft rhinestones and SU Crumb Cake seam binding.  The corners were rounded with my trusty Corner Chomper.  The palm tree is up on small foam squares.

So, what do you think?  Cute stuff coming on Friday, huh? There are 2 more Petite sets and another die that I didn’t show.  Let’s check out what the Baker’s Dozen has cooked up today.

  • Charmaine Ikach
  • Danielle Lounds
  • Jackie Pedro
  • Jodi Collins
  • Karen Giron
  • Karen Motz
  • Melissa Sauls
  • Regina Mangum
  • Sankari Wegman
  • Taylor VanBruggen
  • Tori Wild
  • Wanda Guess
  • Nancy McKinney –  Illustrator
  • Don’t forget to leave comments along the way to be entered into a drawing for a TE gift certificate.  There will be a separate drawing each day of sneak peeks!  Thanks for stopping by!

    31 Responses to “Taylored Expressions June Sneak Peeks Day 1”

    1. wendy Says:

      awesome cards …this release is loaded with cute stamps and fun dies…can’t wait

    2. Julie Learned Says:

      Very nice cards. I enjoy seeing your creations!!

      Julie L.

    3. Karen Giron Says:

      I love your sail boat! What fantastic papers and colors! And your palm tree is just gorgeous!!!

    4. Vicki Says:

      Very nice cards!

    5. Vicki Says:

      Super cute, love that penguin!!

    6. Donna Says:

      surfer dude is way too cute!!! love the shirt, board and tree… great card

    7. Regina Mangum Says:

      Just too cute, Jami! Love it! XOXO

    8. margie c Says:

      Stunning cards! I adore that lil Penguin dude 🙂

    9. Tami Grandi Says:

      absolutely LOVE the boat card!

    10. Ruby Says:

      I just love the penguin surfer dude! Can hardly wiat for the palm tree die… must have! Tku for sharing!

    11. Mia Says:

      Thank you for sharing! Both are adorable cards.

    12. Karen Motz Says:

      These are awesome Jami!!! Totally makes me want to hit the beach!!!

    13. Taylor Says:

      Both cards are super cute, Jami! I especially love the tall card…the colors and patterns you used are just perfect! And the tall card thing makes me chuckle. Sometimes I really do think we share a brain! 🙂

    14. Jackie Rakoski Says:

      Fabulous! I love the colors on both cards, and the layouts, they are so pretty!

    15. Jules Says:

      Really love all the wonderful dimensional elements to both cards!

    16. Chris L. Says:

      Such cute cards Jamie! I love the red and blue color scheme on the first and your surfer dude is just adorable on the second!

      Chris L.

    17. Lisa J Says:

      Great inspiration!

    18. Kathi R Says:

      Both cards are fabulous. I love those pelicans!

    19. Natalie H Says:

      I live on the coast and these are perfect!! Well done and so cute!

    20. Bev Gerard Says:

      Both of these are beauties, Ms. Jami!
      I especially adore the color combos … and what fabby dimension via coloring on the 2nd one! High Fives are so due to you!

      ~Tex

    21. Val P Says:

      I’m lovin’ this blog hop. All the cards are fantastic!

    22. Holly Saveur Says:

      Great cards love the blue/ red very much!

    23. jan farnworth Says:

      wonderful cards nicely done

    24. Julie Hoffman Says:

      Love these cards! Love the boat card and the penguin is super cute too!

    25. Sassy Says:

      Great dimension in your cards… love them all.

    26. Billie A Says:

      So cute. Love the cards.

    27. Jodi Collins Says:

      GORGEOUS cards Jami!! LOVE the first card…so beachy and PERFECT for Father’s Day! Your penguin card is ADORABLE and I LOVE the addition of the palm tree and the sentiment panel!

    28. Crafty Math Chick Says:

      Very pretty cards Jami – I especially like your card with the sailboat sillouettes on it.

    29. Charmaine Ikach Says:

      I LOVE your beachy cards! LOVE the layout of the first one. . .so neat! And that Surf’s Up penguin is just too cute!

    30. Danielle Lounds Says:

      DELIGHTFUL! I’m loving the colors of your first card and your second card is so fun. I don’t have that tree… I feel my collection is lacking after seeing your use of it. 😉

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