Friday, May 10, 2013

Taylored Expressions May Spotlights: Mr. & Mrs. Cutting Plate and Band It Die


Hi there and welcome back for a Spotlight on the new products that were just released at Taylored Expressions!  I have two projects for you today.  The first uses the new Mr. & Mrs. Cutting Plate.  As you've seen from some of the Baker's Dozen, this cutting plate was really meant to create gorgeous wedding cards in minutes.  Just use it to die cut a solid piece of cardstock and layer it on your card and you're finished!!  This particular card took a little longer.  :)  After all, I was just playing with the possibilities!  LOL

I used the cutting plate to cut 4 different color cardstocks and then "paper pieced" them to create this card.  The base is the green one.  I layering everything onto that one since I thought the border and leaves would look good in that color.  After I adhered the different color piece, I added pearls to the centers of the big flowers.


My second project today is just a little gift box I created for the bride and groom.  The box itself was created using the 3x3 Notecard Box Tutorial on Splitcoaststampers.  Once I created the box, I used the NEW Damask Flourishes Die to embellish the lid.  Diecutting it in the same color as the lid makes it look like it's embossed right into the lid.

Next I die cut black cardstock with the Band It Die and embossed Mr & Mrs from Happily Ever After onto it.  I thought this would be a nice way to package a gift for the new couple. . .especially gift cards!

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you've been inspired!  For more inspiration, please visit the rest of the Baker's Dozen to see what they're spotlighting today!

Carole Burrage
Jen Shults
Kerri Michaud
Sankari Wegman
Shannon White
Shelly Mercado
Stephanie Kraft
Tammie Edgerton
Taylor VanBruggen
Wanda Guess

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3 comments:

Debra Miller said...

So beautiful. Perfect for a summer wedding.

Joan Ervin said...

I just love how you used the Mr & Mrs Cutting plate...your card is beautiful and what an elegant looking gift box...gorgeous, Charmaine!!!

Candy said...

I especially love that little box with the band it die. I think I may need to try one of those. Thanks for sharing!

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