Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Dream Big Blog Hop

Hello Crafty Friends – It is a bit of a blast from the past today on my blog.  I’m playing along with the Baker’s Dozen of Taylored Expressions (one of my favorite companies), sharing a sample of the fabulous Dream Big stamp set that was released a while back.

Taylored Expressions is gearing up for a great release on Thursday and Dream Big will be 25% off -OR- FREE with any order of $100 or more.  This special will be in effect Thursday through Sunday, or while supplies last.

So, if you need a great graduation set… you might want to add this one to your shopping cart. :)  And if you need a bit of inspiration, here is a card I made:

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I paired the set with one of my favorite paper pads: Seen & Noted. See that piece of notepaper?  That was created from some of the designer paper and the fantastic Notepaper & Clipboard dies.

I stamped various images from the set in different colors on Choice Snow White cardstock and then cut out using a Circle Nestabilities die. I then used the number stamps from the set to create a stamped background behind the focal point.

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I embellished the card with some ribbon, a little green clip and a few rhinestones. Of course I added some machine stitching. ;)

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That is it from me. Check out more fabulous samples using Dream Big and the new coordinating stamps and dies:

Plus special guest posts by Baker's Dozen Alumni:

Recipe:
Stamps: Dream Big (TE).
Paper: River Rock (SU!), Black (MFT), Choice Snow White (TE), Seen & Noted designer (Pebbles).
Ink: Brilliance Black (Tsukineko), Lipstick Red Fluid Chalk (Colorbox), Sno Cone (MFT).
Accessories: Polka Dot grosgrain (May Arts), Foam Tape (TE), Notepaper & Clipboard dies (TE), rhinestones (Doodlebug), heavy duty white thread and sewing machine, paper clip (SU!), Circle Nestabilities Dies (Spellbinders).

6 comments:

  1. So many creative elements here - love your card. So so happy to have you hop with us today!!!

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  2. Wonderful graduation card, love the design of it!

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  3. Perfect graduation card, Danielle! Love how you repeated 2013 on the background! So glad to have you join us today!

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  4. So, so fabulous, Danielle & color me giddy to have you playing with us today! Wish it was permanent! :)

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  5. This is GORGEOUS Danielle! LOVE the layout and dies you used!! Absolutely FABULOUS!!!

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  6. Soo Awesome Danielle! LOVE your Fab Grad card & your custom stamped BG too! So thrilled you're playing along with us!! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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Thanks for your sweet comments! I love hearing from you. :)